• November 7, 2018

    Retired Navy pilot charts next career in Nebraska drone lab

    In a transition from military career to college life, Nebraska's Adam Plowcha traded piloting 10 tons of screaming steel for building, programming and flying 25 pounds of thrumming carbon fiber.

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  • November 7, 2018

    Veterans group turns to Innovation Studio for fellowship, therapy

    Every Thursday afternoon, the Nebraska Innovation Studio machine shop lathes are circled by a group of veterans learning and honing their woodturni

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  • November 7, 2018

    Retired Marine, double amputee to speak Nov. 8


    Brandon Rumbaugh

    Retired U.S. Marine and double amputee Brandon Rumbaugh will speak at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 8 in the Nebraska Union Auditorium.

    Rumbaugh lost both legs after stepping on an IED while serving in Afghanistan in 2012. He underwent months of rehabilitation and treatment. He now offers inspiration to others facing challenges.

    The event, cosponsored by UPC Nebraska and the Student Veterans of America, is free for students with a valid NCard and $5 for faculty, staff and the public.

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  • 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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