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UNL Chancellor Ronnie Green (right) checks out the STEM Wing of the new Columbus High School with Superintendent Troy Loeffelholz - photo by Nicole Neri
Tuesday, July 31, 2018 Barnstorming the state, UNL takes a positive message on the road

It’s not the barnstorming flying circuses of a century ago, nor a barnstorming baseball exhibition.

But if you live inside what the University of Nebraska calls its 400-mile-wide campus, chances are the university will make a tour stop at a gathering place near you.

With school a few weeks away, Chancellor Ronnie Green and others representing UNL have criss-crossed the state to discuss Nebraska's largest public university campus in coffee shops, hotel ballrooms and high school cafeterias.

Read more at the Lincoln Journal-Star

Chancellor Ronnie Green (front) and NU President Hank Bounds (back) observe refueling operations from the Stratotanker cockpit during the civic leader flight.
Friday, June 1, 2018 Chancellor Green, university leaders join 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.

Read more on Nebraska Today

Chancellor Ronnie Green, governor Pete Ricketts, and other members of Trade Council
Thursday, July 13, 2017 Green Joins Nebraska Council to Promote Global Trade

Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts launched a new international trade council to identify business and research opportunities overseas. The council's membership includes leaders from 20 different groups, including Nebraska Farm Bureau President Steve Nelson, Nebraska Chamber of Commerce and Industry President Barry Kennedy, and University of Nebraska-Lincoln Chancellor Ronnie Green.

Read more at US News & World Report

Ronnie Green at State of the University Address
Friday, June 16, 2017 Chancellor Green to be awarded national association's highest honor

When the American Society of Animal Science presents awards at its July 9 annual meeting in Baltimore, those in attendance can expect to hear the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s name announced frequently. Five Nebraska faculty and administrators have earned national awards from the society — including Chancellor Ronnie Green, who has been selected to receive the national association’s most prestigious honor.

Read more about this award in Nebraska Today

Teresa Paulsen (left) and Ronnie Green
Monday, April 10, 2017 Green, Paulsen named National 4-H Luminaries

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Chancellor Ronnie Green and Chief Communication and Marketing Officer Teresa Paulsen were named 4-H Luminaries by the National 4-H Council March 21 in Washington, D.C. Luminaries are an exclusive group of accomplished and influential 4-H alumni who will help raise awareness of 4-H’s life-changing impact and generate support for bringing 4-H to more youth. Green and Paulsen are part of the 40-member inaugural class.

Read more about this honor in the High Plains and Midwest Ag Journal

Chancellor Ronnie Green speaks at installation
Thursday, April 6, 2017 Ronnie Green installation as chancellor

Ronnie Green on Thursday called on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln to tackle the 21st century in a speech before faculty, staff, administrators and others during his installation as the campus' 20th chancellor. Tracing education's role from before the founding of the United States, through the signing of the Morrill Act creating land-grant universities, and peering into the future, Green said UNL is intertwined in both the state and the nation’s DNA.

Read more about the installation in the Omaha World Herald

Ronnie Green, chancellor at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, talks during a community gathering Wednesday at the Hamilton County Fairgrounds in Aurora.
Wednesday, January 25, 2017 UNL’s future looks bright but not without challenges

With the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s enrollment at record numbers and research at UNL also on a roll, 2017 will be an important year as the university begins to chart out its future and how to maintain and increase that growth. That’s according to the University of Nebraska- Lincoln Chancellor Ronnie Green, who was in Aurora Wednesday to discuss the university, its achievements and its strategic goals. About 30 people attended the meeting.

Read more in the Grand Island Independent

Ronnie Green addressing audience
Saturday, January 7, 2017 Green appointed chair of national food, environment committee

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Chancellor Ronnie Green was appointed to lead the Association of Public Land Grant Universities' Commission on Food, Environment and Renewable Resources. The commission supports research, extension and teaching in issues tied to agriculture, food, human sciences, the atmosphere, oceans, climate and veterinary medicine among 236 member public research universities, land-grant institutions and state university systems.

Read more about this appointment in the Lincoln Journal Star

NL Chancellor Ronnie Green presents a scholarship to eighth-grader Ava Steele
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 Middle school students earn scholarships for perfect ACT scores

Three students who aced the ACT while still in middle school made the news Tuesday when University of Nebraska-Lincoln officials offered them full-tuition scholarships to attend college. All three students received perfect scores on at least one section of the ACT college entrance exam. The scholarship, which is worth approximately $27,000 at 2016-17 tuition rates, would cover a bachelor’s degree, or 120 credit hours.

Read the full story at the Omaha World-Herald

University of Nebraska Chancellor Ronnie Green gives his first State of the University address. September 22, 2016
Thursday, September 22, 2016 We can do better, UNL chancellor says in his first state of the university speech

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Chancellor Ronnie Green exhorted his institution to grow and get stronger Thursday during his initial State of the University address. Alternately stroking and challenging UNL, Green set lofty goals for research, retention, enrollment, diversity and other elements in a one-hour presentation to about 600 faculty members, staffers and students at the Lied Center for Performing Arts.

Read more about the address in the Omaha World-Herald

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