• June 8, 2018

    Career Services transitions to Handshake employment platform

    Career Services is transitioning to Handshake, an online, college employment platform used by more than 400 institutions and 200,000-plus employers.

    Handshake, which replaces Husker Hire Link, offers a variety of features and makes it easier for users to manage resumes, connect with employers and get a start on future career plans. It is also the university's leading source for students seeking on-campus employment.
    Handshake is available online and students can start creating profiles immediately.

    Students can use Handshake to upload a resume; create an online career profile; learn about employers attending upcoming career fairs; view details about on-campus career events; research contact information for employers; and search for and apply to open positions.

    Full story: news.unl.edu
  • June 8, 2018

    FREE Membership for Student Veterans at Nebraska Innovation Studio

    Nebraska Innovation Studio offers free membership to veterans. NIS is a 16,000-square-foot makerspace at Innovation Campus, with a world-class wood shop, laser cutters, 3D printers, CNC router, ceramics, screen printing, sewing machines, vinyl cutter and a long-arm quilter. No prior skills are required. Innovation Studio offers free training on all the equipment and additional workshops for members. To become a member, go to innovationstudio.unl.edu and click the “Become a Member” button to sign up for a new member orientation.For more information call 402 472 5510.

    https://innovationstudio.unl.edu/

    Full story: innovationstudio.unl.edu
  • June 1, 2018

    Chancellor Green Joins National Guard Flight

    Chancellor Ronnie Green and other university officials were among civic leaders who participated in a Nebraska National Guard refueling flight on May 24.

    The flight allowed participants to see firsthand how members of the Nebraska National Guard's 155th Air Refueling Wing accomplish the task of adding fuel to fighter jets soaring at 35,000 feet. Aircraft serviced during the flight were F-16s from the South Dakota National Guard's 114th Fighter Wing.

    Full story: news.unl.edu
  • May 15, 2018

    Nebraska’s historic Pershing Rifles are flying again.

    The University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s military drill team performed March 9 during the Pershing National Convention at North Carolina’s Charlotte Motor Speedway. The eight-minute performance marked the first time in a dozen years that the Nebraska team stepped onto the field to compete.
    Read more - https://news.unl.edu/newsrooms/today/article/huskers-restart-nebraska-s-pershing-rifles-drill-team/

    Full story: news.unl.edu
  • May 9, 2018

    National Military Family Association’s Military Spouse Scholarships: Deadline 30 June

    Applications are now being accepted for the National Military Family Association’s Military Spouse Scholarships and career advancement funding.
    Apply now through June 30, 2018 by answering some survey questions and telling them what you’d use the money for.

    NMFA’s funding is for military spouses only. If awarded, they can use money for:

    • Associate’s, Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Doctoral degrees
    • Licensure exams and fees
    • Spouse-owned business expenses
    • Non-degree certifications and professional advancement classes
    • Vocational, technical, and trade schools
    • Continuing education credits
    • Clinical supervision required for mental health professional licensure
    • GED, High School Diploma, and ESL classes and exams
    • Certification programs, fees, and exams

    Awards are between $500 (career funds) to $1,000 (degrees). Application will remain open May 1, 2018-June 30, 2018.

    Specific eligibility can be found at::

    https://scholarships.militaryfamily.org/offers/nmfa-spouse-scholarship/

    Full story: vetsuccess.unl.edu
  • May 8, 2018

    Reserve Officer Training Corps Commissions 25 Officers

    Twenty-five cadets and midshipmen in the University of Nebraska–Lincoln Reserve Officer Training Corps received military commissions in ceremonies on May 4th & 5th.

    Thirteen cadets in Air Force ROTC were commissioned second lieutenants in the U.S. Air Force on May 4; four midshipmen in Navy ROTC received commissions May 5, three as ensigns in the U.S. Navy and one as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Marine Corps; and eight cadets in Army ROTC were commissioned second lieutenants in the U.S. Army May 5.

    Full story: news.unl.edu