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University of Nebraska Public Policy Center

Center Serves Vital Role in Nebraska Counterterrorism Center of Excellence

The University of Nebraska Public Policy Center is proud to be part of the new Center of Excellence for Terrorism Prevention and Counterterrorism Research, which will span the entire NU system and establish a “consortium of academic, industry, government, and laboratory partners” focused on preventing terrorism. The University of Nebraska at Omahareceived a $36 million grant from the Department of Homeland Security(the largest in UNO history) to establish the Center of Excellence. Dr. Mario Scalora, a national threat assessment expert, and the staff at the Public Policy Center will assist with organizational evaluation. Read more about the project in the Lincoln Journal Star.