University of Nebraska–Lincoln News

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln (UNL) is a major public research university located in Lincoln, Nebraska. Founded in 1869, it is the oldest university in Nebraska and the flagship university of the University of Nebraska system. UNL offers a wide range of programs across multiple colleges, including Arts and Sciences, Business, Engineering, Agriculture Sciences and Natural Resources, and Law, among others. Known for its strong research efforts, UNL is classified among “R1: Doctoral Universities – Very high research activity” and has made significant contributions particularly in the fields of agriculture, economics, and psychology. The university also emphasizes innovative teaching and public engagement, extending its impact beyond campus through cooperative extension services that reach across the state. UNL’s campus is characterized by a mix of historic and modern architecture, vibrant student life, and a strong tradition in athletics, particularly its football team, the Nebraska Cornhuskers, which plays a significant role in the culture of the university.