In the past week, 35 cases have been medically cleared or declared inactive.
It's the second year NU has offered to waive the $45 application fee, as the university seeks to expand access and affordability, particularly for new Nebraska students.
Richard Kyte and Scott Rada also discuss why more young men are not attending college and whether students should be allowed to take mental health days.
As UNK enters the fourth week of the fall semester, one of its top goals is to safely continue in-person learning, teaching and work activities and limit the potential for a move to remote operations.
"Those who died during 9/11 deserve better than to be used as a political tool by those who seek to excuse American imperialism and Islamophobia," the student said.
The lawsuit alleges that Creighton "refused to consider or grant religious exemptions" in mandating the vaccine for all students.
Representatives from UNK and the National University of Engineering (UNI) in Nicaragua signed an agreement Tuesday that creates a new partnership between the two institutions. It’s the first-ever bilateral agreement between UNK and a school in Nicaragua.
First-time, full-time freshman enrollment increased 16%, attributable to gains of 70% in out-of-state freshmen, 8.9% in Nebraska freshmen and 107% in international freshmen. Graduate student enrollment increased 0.4%.
The Nebraska State College System, with campuses in Peru, Chadron and Wayne, enrolled 6,316 full-time students this year, an increase over the 6,193 students who enrolled full time last fall.
Antonio Hays began his 3,300-mile trek on June 18 and expects to finish on Oct. 15 at Annapolis, Maryland.
Enrollment dropped 2.7% at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln compared to last year, a figure the flagship campus attributed to a 13.5% dip in international students as well as a record 3,600 degrees awarded last spring.
Each participant will climb or walk the equivalent of the 110 stories of the World Trade Center carrying the name and photo of a fallen hero.
Nebraska grew at the same rate as the nation in the past decade, but a look inside the census numbers reveals more about the state's future.
Several fraternities and sororities have hung banners on their houses, and the fledgling 'kNOw MORE' organization has sold more than 850 shirts, with proceeds going to Voices of Hope.
Colleges and universities are using federal money from the American Rescue Plan to clear outstanding debts for students and recent graduates who enrolled in their institution on or after March 13, 2020. Both students and their respective institutions will benefit from this debt clearance, according to Chittenden. The debt clearance will enable students to continue with their education and pursue career goals, he writes. Meanwhile, institutions will be able to clear debts without tapping into their own finances.
As things stand now, student loan borrowers are mostly barred from discharging their loans through bankruptcy. However, under the proposed FRESH START through Bankruptcy Act, borrowers can get their federal loan debts discharged if they prove that the debt caused “undue hardship” during the first 10 years of payment.
Total enrollment includes both on-campus and distance learning students at CCC’s Columbus, Grand Island and Hastings campuses, and centers in Holdrege, Kearney and Lexington.
While UNL did not require COVID shots this fall, 69% of students taking classes on campus uploaded their vaccine information to a voluntary registry, as well as 81% of faculty and 74% of staff.
Doane has joined more than 100 other colleges and universities in the campaign, using a faith-based approach or approaches to encourage individuals to get a shot.