Posts Tagged ‘ University of Nebraska ’

Registration opens for NU Tech Day

Mar 4th, 2010 | By | Category: Campus News, Issue, March 4, 2010

The University of Nebraska’s annual NU Tech Day is March 17 at the Nebraska Union. The event is open to all NU faculty, staff and administrators. Richard Katz, vice president of Educause, is the luncheon keynote speaker. He will talk about the importance of cloud computing to universities. Session topics include project management, classroom technologies, […]

Obituary - Dave Howe

Feb 5th, 2010 | By | Category: Obituaries

David L. “Dave” Howe, 59, Lincoln, died Feb. 4, 2010 at his home of Corticobasal Degeneration. Howe worked for eight years as assistant dean for business and finance in the College of Arts and Sciences.He retired from UNL for health reasons in July 2008. Learn more about Howe here. Howe is survived by his wife, […]

Obituary — Gordon Franklin Culver

Feb 5th, 2010 | By | Category: Obituaries

Gordon Franklin Culver, 86, Lincoln, died Jan. 31, 2010. Born in Pawnee County, Okla., on Feb. 2, 1923, he retired from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 1990 after 29 years as professor and head of business education in the former Teachers College. He taught at Oklahoma State University and Stillwater High School prior to coming […]

Obituary – Kazuo “Kaz” Tada

Jan 28th, 2010 | By | Category: Obituaries

Kazuo “Kaz” Tada, 86, Lincoln, died Jan. 24, 2010. He was born Aug. 17, 1923 in Seattle, Wash., to Kinzo and Takeyo (Teshirogi) Tada. At the start of World War II, Tada was a freshman at the University of Washington. His family was evacuated from the west coast and sent to an internment camp in […]

Obituary – Dale Mesner

Dec 14th, 2009 | By | Category: Obituaries

Dale Marsh Mesner, 87, professor emeritus of mathematics, died Dec. 8, 2009. He was born April 13, 1923, in Central City. He enlisted as a conscientious objector in World War II. Dale earned a Bachelor of Arts in mathematics from the University of Nebraska in 1948, a Masters of Science in physics from Northwestern University […]

The Global University

Nov 12th, 2009 | By | Category: Campus News, Issue, November 12, 2009

An International Education Week column By James B. Milliken, University of Nebraska President The University of Nebraska has a long and rich history of international engagement. Our faculty and administrators have always recognized the ways experiences with diverse cultures, countries and languages enrich the lives of students, faculty and citizens. As we celebrate International Education […]

International experts drawn to ‘Water for Food’ forum

Apr 30th, 2009 | By | Category: April 30, 2009, Campus News, Issue

Leading water experts from around the world will discuss the global challenge of growing more food with less water at The Future of Water for Food conference May 4, hosted by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the University of Nebraska. Jeffrey S. Raikes, CEO of the Gates Foundation, will kick off the conference […]

NU Foundation announces record $166.5M in funds raised

Oct 30th, 2008 | By | Category: Campus News, October 30, 2008

The University of Nebraska Foundation announced Oct. 23 that it raised $166.5 million in the 2007-08 fiscal year. The total (which includes gifts, bequests and life insuance proceeds) is the most ever raised in a single year by the NU Foundation. During the same period, the NU Foundation transferred $130.1 million to the University of […]