Posts Tagged ‘ Memorial Stadium ’

Regents’ agenda includes facility improvements

Mar 31st, 2011 | By | Category: Campus News, Jan. 27

The University of Nebraska Board of Regents will meet Jan. 28 at Varner Hall. UNL items to be considered for approval include program statements and budgets for the expansion of Memorial Stadium and improvements at the Devaney Sports Center. Committee meetings will begin at 8 a.m. The board meeting begins at 12:30 p.m. The meetings […]

Memorial Stadium expansion approved

Oct 21st, 2010 | By | Category: Campus News, Oct. 21

A proposed expansion of Memorial Stadium will provide a unique mix of increased seating for fans and extra space for campus research. Approved Oct. 15 by the NU Board of Regents, the expansion includes two projects: an estimated $55.5 million expansion to Memorial Stadium’s east stands, adding approximately 5,000 seats and 30 new indoor/outdoor suites, […]

‘Sully’ readies to work 300th sellout

Sep 24th, 2009 | By | Category: Campus News, Issue, September 24, 2009

Retired athletic trainer George ‘Sully’ Sullivan has served Huskers since 1953 In 55 seasons with the Huskers, George “Sully” Sullivan has missed only one home football game. And, honestly, that one doesn’t count. “I missed the spring game in 1997 to serve as a trainer for the PanAmerican Games in Sao Paulo, Brazil,” said Sullivan, […]

Mural commemorates Huskers’ 300th sellout

Sep 23rd, 2009 | By | Category: Arts & Entertainment, Issue, September 24, 2009

UNL will commemorate its 300th consecutive football sellout at Memorial Stadium with a 22-foot by 28-foot mural designed by artist Mike Sullivan. The mural embodies the Cornhuskers’ legendary football past and will be unveiled Sept. 24 at the Tom and Nancy Osborne Athletic Complex as part of a special set of installations at large colleges […]

Larry the Cable Guy show July 4 in Memorial Stadium

Apr 9th, 2009 | By | Category: April 9, 2009, Arts & Entertainment, Issue

Larry the Cable Guy will perform in Memorial Stadium on Independence Day as a thank you to Husker fans. The performance will cap a two-day Fourth of July celebration in Lincoln. The celebration begins with the City of Lincoln’s “Uncle Sam Jam” with fireworks set to live music by Lincoln’s Symphony Orchestra on July 3 […]

From the Archives – Columns / Chancellor Burnett

Mar 5th, 2009 | By | Category: From the Archives, Issue, March 5, 2009

Originally planned to be a part of an “Avenue of a Thousand Columns,” the 24 Doric columns outside the northeast corner of Memorial Stadium were a gift to the university from the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad. The columns – each weighing 9 tons, measuring 28 inches wide, 24 feet tall – were quarried in […]

Regents approve nearly $11M in campus renovations

Nov 13th, 2008 | By | Category: Campus News, November 13, 2008

The University of Nebraska Board of Regents on Nov. 7 approved an $8.7 million construction project to renovate West Memorial Stadium and nearly $2.3 million in routine updates to the Nebraska Unions, University Health Center and housing facilities. The approved $2.3 million updates include: • $11,950 to remove and replace the south entry system of […]