In a first for Douglas County, an Omaha man was found not guilty of motor vehicle homicide on the grounds that he was suffering from a medical emergency: COVID-19.
A standout camp performance in St. Louis helped lead to four Big Ten offers - including from Iowa and Nebraska - for Creighton Prep tight end Michael Burt
The Best Possible Summer program with Beatrice Public Schools is in its ninth year.
Nebraska renewable energy training programs struggle to recruit students amid national worker shortage
Central Community College and Northeast Community College are seeing only about half as many students as they have room for.
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LINCOLN — During his first few years as an undergraduate student, Rodney Bennett, the now-priority candidate for chancellor of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, struggled. As a young student at Middle Tennessee State University, Bennett began studying in the fall of 1984 and received a variety of grades in his first few years, including failing grades in […]
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Lindsay Mack earned her bachelor’s degree from Georgetown University in 2005. Nearly 15 years later, when she considered the best way to grow her business acumen, an MBA was not it.Mack, who is from Philadelphia, grew her career without an MBA. When ready to advance her skills in platform strategy, she opted for a faster,...
Historically Black colleges and universities, which had seen giving from foundations decline in recent decades, have seen an increase in gifts over the past several years.
DESTIN, Fla. — South Carolina coach Shane Beamer lost some key contributors from the Gamecocks' eight-win team to the transfer portal this off…
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — As a high school senior, Nick was blessed with a deadly accurate jump shot from the three-point range — something he was…
Eight conference games seems lame, but the College Football Playoff rewards the SEC for sticking to its plan, writes Sam McKewon. There's no reason to change.
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Beatrice Public Schools held a "topping off" ceremony on Thursday morning for the new prekindergarten to fifth grade elementary school being built.
As the leading cause of death for teens, firearm injuries are detrimental to more than just physical health. It takes a major toll on young people’s mental health.
Soft-spoken but brimming with confidence, Dev Shah asked precise questions about obscure Greek roots, rushed through his second-to-last word and rolled to the Scripps National Spelling Bee title Thursday night.
NCAA rules state schools cannot recruit athletes who are currently on another team's roster. But with college football players freer to transfer than ever before — and name, image and likeness compensation opportunities being dangled — coaches are frustrated the recruiting starts even before the name pops up in the portal. SEC coaches all say tampering is more prevalent than ever, but there are few — if any — ways to stop it.
Prospects from Texas and Florida will be in town this weekend. Here's who's coming, and more on the start of a recruiting blitz for the Huskers.
LINCOLN — State senators ended a tumultuous 2023 session Thursday, giving a final OK to bills concerning voter identification, tax breaks for economic development and criminal justice reform. The 90-day session ended two days early and will be remembered for historic tax cuts, hard feelings aired during floor debate, and an almost session-long string of […]
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Historically Black colleges and universities, which had seen giving from foundations decline in recent decades, lately are benefiting from an increase in gifts, particularly from corporations and corporate foundations.
Administrators will propose raising tuition rates by 3.5% in the coming school year at the regents' June 22 meeting as they begin planning how to close the remaining budget deficit.
Beatrice Public Schools held a “topping off” ceremony on Thursday morning for the new prekindergarten to fifth grade elementary school being built.
DESTIN, Fla. — Alabama coach Nick Saban says college football is not a business that operates like the NFL and warned that without more unifor…
The Scripps National Spelling Bee is down to 11 finalists, many of whom flash their knowledge onstage by asking questions even though they know the answers.
LINCOLN — The ink was barely dry on a new law allowing generous tax breaks for donations for private schooling before the state’s powerful teachers union launched an effort to repeal it. On Wednesday, language for a ballot referendum repealing Legislative Bill 754 was filed with the Nebraska Secretary of State’s Office. The effort, by […]
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LINCOLN — Nebraska school administrators, get out your No. 2 pencils. The Legislature just gave you two new assignments and a little help in hiring teachers. On Wednesday, state senators approved Legislative Bill 298, which merged K-12 education proposals, tracking dyslexia, clarifying school dress codes and streamlining hires of teachers from other states. State Sens. […]
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