• November 5, 2018

    Staff trace student histories for World War I memorial

    A mission to identify Huskers who served in World War I led Nebraska’s Cathy Urban and Josh Caster on a journey through military records, university yearbooks and 100-plus-year-old student records.

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  • November 5, 2018

    Nebraska's connection to Gen. John J. Pershing

    Many Nebraskans have visited Pershing Auditorium in Lincoln for sporting events and concerts. The building is named after World War I Gen. John J. Pershing, commander of the American Expeditionary Forces in Europe.

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  • November 2, 2018

    Nebraska Remembers Veterans

    Veterans Day 2018 marks the 100th anniversary of the original Armistice Day, when World War I was ended on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918. The University of Nebraska-Lincoln plans several events to recognize veterans’ contributions to the university, the state and the nation.

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  • October 26, 2018

    Chancellor: 'Now is a good time to take account of your semester'

    As the university transitions through the midpoint of the fall 2018 semester, Chancellor Ronnie Green has released a blog post about why it is a good time for Huskers to pause and take a holistic view.

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  • October 26, 2018

    “Amazon hosts Learn to Earn event in MVSC”

    On Tuesday, October 23, Amazon was in the Military & Veteran Success Center for a Learn to Earn Over Lunch.

    Since 1995, Amazon's mission has been to be “Earth’s most customer-centric company, where customers can find and discover anything they might want to buy online, and endeavors to offer its customers the lowest possible price.” Today Amazon has millions of customers and over 563,000 employees. They are working to meet the needs of Consumers, Sellers, Content Creators, and Developers & Enterprises.

    “Each of these groups has different needs, and we always work to meet those needs, innovating new solutions to make things easier, faster, better, and more cost-effective.”

    Amazon is looking for student veterans for full- time employment and to intern in a variety of settings, operations and environmental health are in demand now. Amazon believes in interns having a cross departmental exposure while working on a focused project. This means you’ll focus on honing your skills for your specific degree related job but also see the interconnectedness of other departments to your own. Internships are paid hourly, room and board, as well as transportation are provided for out of state internships.

    Upon successful completion of an internship you could be offered a chance to interview for a full time position. Once you have been brought aboard there are opportunities for promotions and internal transfers. From interview to everyday work all departments of Amazon follow a casual wear policy.

    There are many other benefits to working for Amazon. If you have any questions please refer to the following website by clicking on the link below or you can contact Anna Banwell directly at banwella@amazon.com

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  • October 24, 2018

    Nebraska climbs to No. 25 in Best for Vets ranking

    The nation’s most comprehensive assessment has ranked the University of Nebraska–Lincoln among the best universities for veteran and military student success.

    In the Military Times’ Best for Vets: Colleges 2019 ranking, released Oct. 22, Nebraska is No. 25. This is the third year in a row Nebraska has been in the top 30, including a No. 24 ranking in 2017 and No. 29 in 2018.

    Nebraska is ranked the second-best among Big Ten institutions, with Rutgers University at No. 3.

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