Posts Tagged ‘ Laura Damuth ’

UNL named a top producer of Fulbrights

Dec 13th, 2012 | By | Category: 2012, Campus News, Dec. 13, Issue

The Fulbright Program, the U.S. government’s flagship international educational exchange program, announced a list of colleges and universities that produced the most 2012-2013 U.S. Fulbright Students — and UNL is on that list of the top 40 research institutions whose students were awarded Fulbright scholarships. The success of the top-producing institutions is highlighted in the […]

UNL named honor institution for supporting Truman Scholars

Jul 15th, 2010 | By | Category: Campus News, July 15

In mid-June, UNL was named to a list of prominent institutions known for promoting excellence and student achievement. No, not the Big Ten Conference. UNL was selected as a 2010 Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation Honor Institution in recognition of the university’s outstanding record of support for Truman Scholars. Each year the Truman Foundation selects […]

Junior named UNL’s first Truman Scholar since 2004

Apr 8th, 2010 | By | Category: April 8, 2010, Campus News, Issue

Matthew Boring, a junior music major, is a recipient of the Truman Scholarship. The Truman Scholarship is a $30,000 highly competitive, merit-based national scholarship awarded to undergraduate students for financial support to attend graduate or professional school in preparation for careers in government, the nonprofit sector or elsewhere in public service. The scholarship foundation received […]

UCARE celebrates 10 years of extending research opportunities to undergraduates

Jan 28th, 2010 | By | Category: Campus News, Issue, January 28, 2010

A program initiated a decade ago has led to a fundamental shift in research opportunities for undergraduates at UNL. Since enlisting the first 100 students in 2000, the Undergraduate Creative Activities and Research Experience program has offered a hands-on research experience to more than 2,500 UNL students. Nearly 80 percent of all participating UCARE students […]