Nebraska’s $25 million award will establish a Heartland Robotics Cluster. Some of the money will be used to build out robotics-related research and teaching spaces in Kiewit Hall, Scott Engineering Center and Splinter Labs.
Administrators at a Nebraska school shuttered the school’s award-winning student newspaper just days after its last edition that included articles and editorials on LGBTQ issues, leading press freedom advocates to call the move an act of censorship.
More than 20 Republican attorneys general have filed a lawsuit against the Biden administration over a Department of Agriculture school meal program that prohibits discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.
Last week the legislature approved LB 1014, providing $60 million to build a new facility to train train rural health providers at the University of Nebraska-Kearney. Wednesday state senators approved money to run the program under LB 792.