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Beveridge Magnet Middle School staff, students and community participated in a groundbreaking ceremony recently to celebrate the school’s renovation project.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The University of Nebraska Board of Regents has approved the appointment of a new chancellor for the university's Lincoln campus.

The University of Nebraska’s Board of Regents meets tomorrow at 9:30 starting with committee meetings. The board meeting follows at 1:30.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — University of Nebraska President Hank Bounds is proposing a budget that includes a 2.5 percent tuition increase as well as additional money for financial aid, employee salaries and economic development projects.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Omaha school board has approved the purchase of textbooks and other materials that will be distributed for health and sex education classes starting this fall.

Alfonza W. Davis Middle School in Omaha has been named a 2016 US Department of Education Green Ribbon School’s Sustainability Award Recipient.

Dr. Ali Khan, Dean of the College of public Health at UNMC, will present the next Omaha Science Café on Tuesday, May 10th.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Lincoln Board of Education has updated its policy on handling controversial issues, saying that the purpose of having conversations on such topics is to develop critical thinkers.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's college savings plans are getting some new investment options, and the cost of some of the funds will decrease.

University of Nebraska President, Dr. Hank Bounds is officially installed today, but he’s been on the job for a year now.  He’s talked with people across the state and learned that increasing the graduation rate and decreasing student debt is important to Nebraskans.  

Metropolitan Community College is hosting its fifth annual Nebraska Entrepreneur Educator Workshop tomorrow from 9 to 2 on the second floor of the Do Space building at 72nd and Dodge. 

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Two-day symposiums on disaster preparedness and biocontainment unit training have been scheduled at four locations around Nebraska.

BELLEVUE, Neb. (AP) — Bellevue University has received approval to launch Nebraska's first new teacher education program in 15 years.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The next Omaha Science Cafe topic will be biological weapons and the development of countermeasures.

Martha the Dog, Pete the Cat and Lyle Lyle Crocodile will all make an appearance at the Omaha Public Library’s Saddlebrook Branch this Sunday.

Dr. Tanya Morgan, Director of the Master of Public Health Program at Creighton University, says the American Public Health Association’s goal is to make the United States the healthiest nation in the world by 2030. 

The Visiting Nurse Association kicks off this year’s Senior Speaker Series Thursday, April 7th with a program called “Senior Living Options.”

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — University of Nebraska-Lincoln's School of Natural Resources is hosting a day of free activities for Nebraskans interested in severe weather and how it affects their lives.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Supreme Court has heard oral arguments for a case at a downtown Omaha high school.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The University of Nebraska has launched a campaign dedicated to improving the four-year graduation rate at the state's public university.

Big Red Keno Science & Math Program awarded more than $70,000 to several OPS schools as well as two afterschool YMCA programs in Lincoln and schools in Norfolk and Fremont.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha school district is considering cutting down on use of substitute teachers for high school juniors and seniors as it struggles to close a $5.4 million budget gap.

Applications for admission to Creighton University have topped 10,000 for the first time in the school’s history.

A series of workshops this month in Omaha look to educate parents and teens on responsible use of social media and smart devices.

The Iowa West Foundation has awarded $6.4 million to 21 organizations for community and educational programs.

Omaha's Dundee Theater to become Film Streams' second venue

Feb 24, 2016
Alley Poyner Macchietto/Film Streams

A historic movie theater in Omaha’s Dundee neighborhood will continue on.

Girls Who Code Club coming to Omaha

Feb 18, 2016

An Omaha Public Library branch will be the home of a Girls Who Code club.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Parents, teachers and others will be able to grade health and sex education textbooks over the next few weeks to help the district choose materials that meet the Omaha school district's new sex education content standards.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Four finalists have been selected after a national search for a new chancellor at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

The Buffett Early Childhood Institute at the University of Nebraska is offering the first financial support program in the University of Nebraska system for doctoral students centered on early childhood education.

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