Congrats to our own John Kosch for winning a Downbeat! #unl #gksom
Just me and massive amounts of food. My response to #performanceevaluation day.
Have you spotted any light bulbs around town yet? These colorful light bulbs are a part of a public art project to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of Lincoln Lighthouse and to educate the public about the importance of after-school programming. They are funded by sponsors. | Visit www.lincolnlighthouse.org (@illuminating.lincoln) for more information. Photo courtesy of @bluewarrior. #LNK #Illuminatinglincoln #publicart
A casual weekend of 'yaking. #unloa #activehusker
Happy First Friday! Which galleries are on your schedule for tonight? Photo courtesy of @jdaviddean. #LNKff #LNK
Percussion Ensemble Performance #gksom
Stormy night in #LNK, perfect for staying inside and prepping for finals. #UNL photo via abureuben on Twitter.
The #Huskers have score 6 runs on 8 hits so far today!! Huskers - 6 Northwestern - 0 Bottom 5 #GBR
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Most freshmen must live on campus, but it’s honestly a pretty exciting experience. See which one of our 17 unique residence halls fits you best.
Live, learn, and connect with other students by joining a learning community. It’s an easy way to make friends and take your studies to the next level.
The Honors Program at the University of Nebraska is community of talented and committed students who seek an intense intellectual experience in a major research university setting. Honors students have access to special honors classes, faculty mentors, unique research opportunities, a $500 textbook scholarship, and they’ll get to live in the historic Neihardt Residence Hall.
There is a separate process, deadlines and benefits for transfer students. They must apply for the Transfer Honors Program.
Priority Deadline: November 15
Final Deadline: March 1
Applications will be accepted after March 1 if space is available. Notifications for applicants who submitted materials by the priority deadline will be sent December 20.
The Jeffrey S. Raikes School of Computer Science & Management is a highly selective academic and scholarship programs that educates the tomorrow’s business and technology leaders through a focused curriculum of computer science, business and real-world projects. Raikes scholars are provided full room and board in the Kauffman Residential Center, networking opportunities with current business leaders, a textbook scholarship and top internship placement.
Final Deadline: November 15
Applications will be accepted after November 15 if space is available.
Deadline extended for international students: February 20, 2015
The College of Business Administration Honors Academy is a unique cohort-based learning environment for high-ability students with demonstrated leadership potential. CBA Honors students solve real-world business problems in a small-class team environment lead by top faculty, develop network and mentor relationships with business leaders, and compete in regional and national business competitions. A $500 textbook scholarship and $2,500 study abroad scholarship are available to CBA Honors students.
Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis after the initial deadline.
Your resume is how you provide faculty and staff reviewers information about your academic interests, skills, and other relevant experiences that make you an appealing candidate for the honors programs.
For the purpose of this application process, your resume should be comprehensive but brief. It's not necessary to spend a lot of time describing experiences unrelated to academics.
The short answer section consists of several questions—one optional.
The short answer responses should be prepared in advance. Be aware that the application form removes all formatting, so it's important to keep your text layout as simple as possible. To see how it will appear for faculty and staff reviewers, copy and paste your response into a plain text editor (e.g., Notepad for Windows users, TextEdit in plain-text mode for Mac users).
The essay section asks for an answer to 1 of 5 Common Application* questions. It’s recommended that you choose the essay prompt that best allows you to tell faculty and staff reviewers something about you that they won’t get from your high school transcripts and test scores. The word limit is 650 words.
The essay response should be prepared in advance. Be aware that the application form removes all formatting, so it's important to keep your text layout as simple as possible. To see how it will appear for faculty and staff reviewers, copy and paste your response into a plain text editor (e.g., Notepad for Windows users, TextEdit in plain-text mode for Mac users).
*Reprinted with permission of the Common Application.
Get college credit for advanced classes or tests you’ve taken.
At NEBRASKA, we acknowledge your extra efforts in participating in your high school's Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) program. The University also accepts College Level Examination Program (CLEP) credit.
Tomorrow’s leaders start here with our many leadership programs.
The Chancellor's Leadership Class is designed to teach students how to actively participate in college life, directly impacting student organizations on campus.
CLC students receive a $1,000 scholarship their freshman year, have close interaction with Chancellor Harvey Perlman and other community leaders, and work with freshmen and upper-class leaders to build a supportive network
To be considered, complete the personal statement on your application for admission or submit it through your MyRED account.
ASUN (The Association of Students of the University of Nebraska) is the governing body and representative voice for UNL students. There are hundreds of involvement opportunities within ASUN.ASUN (The Association of Students of the University of Nebraska) is the governing body and representative voice for UNL students. There are hundreds of involvement opportunities within ASUN.
By participating in ASUN, you will be able to improve your university for current and future students and build a network of support with other students
The program teaches and encourages life-long service-learning, a process where students assess community needs, train for the service, volunteer, reflect, evaluate and celebrate accomplishments.
Pepsi Service Scholars receive a $1,000 scholarship their freshman year, participate in service learning activities and contribute to social change
Available to in-state applicants only.
Student Ambassadors provide support to the staff of the Office of Admissions. Many of the student leaders on campus began their college career in one of our Ambassador groups:
Get involved with more than 500 registered student organizations on campus and explore the leadership possibilities. You can also start a new organization if you don't find something that interests you.
We’ve got the support you need to succeed.
A UNL program that offers you a dedicated learning space to study by yourself, work with a group, or meet with a learning consultant for extra help with homework—all for FREE!
OASIS, in the Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center, includes professional and student staff who are familiar with the needs of low-income, first-generation, and ethnic minority students. They offer:
The Chemistry Resource Room is a place where you can go to study and receive one-on-one help from teaching assistant students in chemistry.
The Engineering Mechanics Instructional Laboratory offers tutoring in engineering courses.
The Math Resource Center is a great resource when you have questions related to any pre-calculus or calculus course.
SSD provides special assistance to students with disabilities through individualized help and counseling. SSD is committed to providing students with the support that will enable them to reach their academic goals.
The Spanish Tutoring Center provides walk-in assistance when you need help in Spanish courses.
SSS offers a broad range of opportunities and services to promote your academic success if you are eligible. Qualifying students possess an academic need, are low-income, or are first generation (neither parent has a bachelor's degree).
UTAC is an academic assistance program that increases your performance by targeting traditionally difficult academic courses—those that have a high percentage of D or F grades and withdrawals—and provides regularly scheduled, out-of-class, peer-facilitated sessions.
The Writing Assistance Center can help you with exploring ideas, getting started, drafting, revising, editing, resumes, cover letters, research papers and reports. The center will assist with papers for any course (not just for English classes).
See the world with our study abroad opportunities.
Study, intern, research, or do a service learning project in more than 50 countries and 140 universities world-wide.
At NEBRASKA, there is a program for any major or interest so we encourage you to take advantage of this excellent opportunity. The academic and personal growth you gain as a result will benefit your time on campus and after graduation.
Our Education Abroad program is so highly regarded that each year, dozens of students from other U.S. colleges and universities utilize our programs to study abroad.
UNL‘s students have a strong tradition of giving back to the community.
The Big Event is a one-day service event bringing UNL students, faculty, and staff together to meet the needs of the larger Lincoln community to say "Thanks" for its continual support of UNL. The Big Event is held in late March or early April each year.
At the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, more than 2,500 students, faculty and staff volunteer and give thanks to Lincoln this spring as a part of The Big Event.
At the Center for Civic Engagement, students will:
Follow these guidelines and we guarantee you will graduate in four years.
The four-year guarantee for graduation relies on a mutual commitment from you to follow a list of guidelines and from us to ensure that required courses or acceptable alternatives are available.
Working together, we make great things happen.
Make waves in your field before you graduate with our undergraduate research program.
NEBRASKA is a leader in undergraduate research.
U.S. News and World Report recently ranked our Undergraduate Creative Activities and Research (UCARE) program as 1 of the 28 best university programs in undergraduate research and creative projects.
UCARE allows undergraduate students the unique opportunity to work alongside world-class faculty members and directly participate in the campus’ research and creative activities.
As a major research institution, the University of Nebraska will provide:
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