University of Nebraska–Lincoln
| University of Nebraska–Lincoln |
|Formation||15 February 1869|
|University in Lincoln, Nebraska.|
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln (Nebraska, UNL, or NU) is a public land-grant research university in Lincoln, Nebraska. It is the state's oldest university and the flagship institution of the University of Nebraska system. The state legislature chartered the university in 1869 as a land-grant university under the Morrill Act of 1862, two years after Nebraska became a state.
Three alumni have won the Nobel Prize, one has won the Turing Award, eight have won the Pulitzer Prize, 22 have been selected as Rhodes Scholars, one has been selected as a Marshall Scholar, 29 have been selected as Goldwater Scholars and 15 have been selected as Truman Scholars. In 2010 NU was named a Truman Scholarship Honor Institution.
Alumni on Wikispooks
|Warren Buffett||30 August 1930||US||Businessperson|
|Floyd Fithian||3 November 1928||27 June 2003||US||Politician||US congressman and one of the fourteen members of the House Select Committee on Assassinations.|
|Chuck Hagel||4 October 1946||US||Politician|
|US Secretary of Defense, Chairperson of the President's Intelligence Advisory Board|
|Bob Kerrey||27 August 1943||911 Commission member saying it "was "a thirty year conspiracy"|
|Philip Klutznick||9 July 1907||14 August 1999||US||Deep state operative|
|John McCarl||27 November 1879||2 August 1940|
|Theodore Sorensen||8 May 1928||31 October 2010||Politician|
|Jeff Zeleny||10 June 1973||US||WEF/Young Global Leaders 2015. Corporate senior journalist in Washington DC for CNN.|