Ernest Lawrence was an atomic scientist. George Koval was a Soviet spy. This is the story of two Siouxland natives involved with the Manhattan Project that produced the atomic bomb.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Melissa Crick was heartbroken while watching videos on her phone of people fleeing from a fast-moving wildfire in Hawaii.
ATLANTA — Conference realignment means more work, less academic time for unpaid athletes. The callous disregard for the welfare of athletes by college sports leaders who are chasing money has become too much even for Missouri football coach Eli Drinkwitz. In May, Drinkwitz lamented the supposed negative effects of athletes earning what he considers to be too much money for the rights to their ...
Black-and-blue Big Ten life on the defensive line isn't for everyone. As Nebraska's young group prepares, other league defenders are clear — the learning curve can be rough.
For the second time in 18 months, wide receiver Zavier Betts has left the Nebraska football team — this time, just before the beginning of the 2023 season.
Graduate and undergraduate degrees were conferred for 210 summer graduates at University of Nebraska at Kearney commencement exercises Aug. 11…
LINCOLN — Gov. Jim Pillen has rejected a proposed relaxation in drug-use standards to qualify for training as a Nebraska law enforcement officer, saying it could be viewed as a “watering down” of the standards. A panel of state law enforcement officials had recommended the change as part of a broader effort to qualify more […]
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Deb Fischer provides an update about her work in the U.S. Senate.
Pete Ricketts provides an update on his work in the U.S. Senate.
See which area students were among the summer graduates at UNK.
WinItBack Patriots will be meeting Thursday, Aug. 17, at Milady Coffeehouse Event Center — East Wing, Sixth Street and Park Avenue, in Fremont.
As the death toll from the infernos ravaging Maui hits 55, Britney Spears' teenage sons are said to be finding it "traumatic" their new neighbours' homes are being destroyed by the Hawaii wildfires.
Metropolitan Community College will host an open house at the Automotive Training Center on the South Omaha Campus, 2909 Edward Babe Gomez Ave…
ChatGPT and other artificial intelligence chatbots have become the go-to source for cheating in college. Now, educators are rethinking how they'll teach courses this fall from Writing 101 to computer science.
Three elementary schools in the Omaha Public Schools district have zero special education teachers, so special education students at those schools are being reassigned elsewhere in the district.
The National Center for Drug Abuse Statistics called youth drug abuse a “high-profile public health concern,” citing at least 1 in 8 teenagers abusing an illicit substance in the past year.
Atlantic Coast Conference presidents and chancellors held a conference call but took no action on West Coast expansion with California and Stanford. That's from a person with knowledge of the situation who spoke with The Associated Press. Another person with knowledge of the ACC's discussions says conference leaders are also talking about SMU as a possible addition. The Pac-12 is down to four schools committed to the conference beyond the upcoming school year: Cal, Stanford, Oregon State and Washington State.
The National Basketball Association set a league record for most head coaches of color in the past year, helping it earn high grades in an annual diversity report. The NBA earned a combined grade of A in the 2023 NBA Racial and Gender Report Card released by The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport (TIDES) at the University of Central Florida. In November 2022, the league reached new all-time highs for head coaches of color (17) and Black head coaches (16). As of the report's release, the league had 15 head coaches of color.
One is a 23-year-old college football veteran. The other is a freshman coming off the best high school career in Nebraska state history at his position. Neither background matters as the Huskers determine their starting kicker.
What is the Big Ten getting in Washington and Oregon? Both programs have a long history of success in various athletics, including appearances in the College Football Playoff.
An offseason of work reshaped and rejuvenated Nebraska running back Gabe Ervin. Now healthy and focused, he's ready to carry a heavy workload.