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A Community Climate Resilience Symposium on Feb. 27 assembled researchers, farmers, and community members to spur conversations about climate resilience. In addition to sharing stories of how their lives have been impacted by climate change, attendees discussed how agriculture and other disciplines...
Lexington Pre-K students sent thank you notes after participating in Second Step Early Learning. The University of Nebraska Public Policy Center (NUPPC) is partnering with the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services Division of Public Health on a project to address behavioral health needs...
This one-day symposium will bring together cities, towns, underrepresented groups and student groups from the Great Plains to co-create plans for next year’s Climate Resilience Institute. Events include a climate history harvest, public engagement sessions and a sharing of ongoing and upcoming...
A team of University of Nebraska-Lincoln students was one of three university teams to participate as finalists in the 2024 national Invent2Prevent competition in Washington D.C. Lauren Ostrowski, Kayla Enfield and Joselyn Vacek, were invited to present at the national competition and received the...
Congratulations to each and every one of our Undergraduate Research Assistants and Undergraduate Copy Editor for making the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Dean's List for the 2023-24 fall semester. All of our students work hard and prove themselves to be exemplary through their work at the Public...
Now accepting applicants Every summer, students from the University of Nebraska arrive in Washington, D.C. to start their summer internships. To encourage their success, the Washington D.C. Professional Enrichment Academy (DCPEA) meets once a week in the evening and connects students with prominent...
The latest issue of The Dialogue, a quarterly newsletter for disaster behavioral health coordinators, local service providers, federal agencies, and nongovernmental organizations, features "Steps to Revising an All-Hazards Disaster Behavioral Health Plan" by Dr. Denise Bulling, Senior Research...
Safe2Help Nebraska is a reporting system designed for students, staff, and parents to anonymously report concerning behavior which could impact the safety of students or schools across Nebraska. Reports may include, but are not limited to: School Threats, Bullying/Cyberbullying, Suicide Concern...
The Public Policy Center will be closed Friday, December 22 through Monday, January 1 for the winter holiday. We will return on Tuesday, January 2, 2024. Have a safe and happy holiday!
Earlier this week, at a Community Roundtable presented by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Diversity and Inclusion, Drs. Stacey Hoffman and Janell Walther presented on the upcoming Lincoln Vital Signs Race Equity Focus Issue. Created by the University of Nebraska Public Policy Center and the...
The University of Nebraska Public Policy Center (PPC) is currently seeking a Research Specialist I or II, and a Research Manager or Senior Research Manager. To meet our growing needs as a center, we plan to fill the full-time research positions in December. You can join our diverse interdisciplinary...
The University of Nebraska Public Policy Center is proud to be part of a collaborative effort of University of Nebraska-Lincoln faculty across multiple disciplines, working with native tribes and women who own farmland to develop climate-smart tools for community resilience. Engagement of all...
Congratulations on 25 years, Jenn Heetderks! Check out the interview with this amazing and talented member of our team, who has been with the Public Policy Center since it was founded in 1998! “I started right out of university,” Heetderks said. “I graduated in spring of ’98, and Alan Tomkins asked...
by Deborah Shanahan | University of Nebraska Public Policy Center When Jenn Heetderks joined the new University of Nebraska Public Policy Center in 1998 as a fresh graduate to help the inaugural director set up the office, it had three full-time employees. Now, as the center celebrates its 25th...
25th Anniversary Video from University of Nebraska Public Policy Center This video gives an overview of some of the work and impacts of the University of Nebraska Public Policy Center, including the scope of our impacts and some recent partnerships and projects. To learn more about what we've been...
The University of Nebraska Public Policy Center is celebrating 25 years in policy and research. We have collaborated with many partners to bring about real-world solutions in our communities. As a university-wide, multidisciplinary research and outreach unit, we are committed to addressing complex...
Faculty Fellows are faculty within the University of Nebraska system who contribute to the Center’s research, collaborations, and projects. Faculty Fellow status gives formal recognition of their accomplishments and expertise and includes the Fellow in a community of faculty working toward impacting...
The University of Nebraska Public Policy Center is celebrating 25 years in policy and research. We have collaborated with many partners to bring about real-world solutions in our communities. As a university-wide, multidisciplinary research and outreach unit, we are committed to addressing complex...
The University of Nebraska Public Policy Center is celebrating 25 years in policy and research. We have collaborated with many partners to bring about real-world solutions in our communities. As a university-wide, multidisciplinary research and outreach unit, we are committed to addressing complex...
The University of Nebraska Public Policy Center (PPC) is currently seeking a Grants Coordinator to assist with current and future funded projects. The Coordinator will join a diverse research interdisciplinary team within the PPC that engages in a variety of research and consultation activities...