University of Nebraska at Lincoln
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University of Nebraska at Lincoln is a leading public university in Nebraska. It is the largest campus in the University of Nebraska system and is the 18th member of the Association of American Universities (AAU).
The university was founded in 1869 under provisions of the federal government’s Morrill Act. It has two campuses: city campus (spans over 609 acres) in Lincoln and east campus (556 acres) on the east side of the city campus. The city campus comprises non-agricultural colleges, administration buildings, and a group of schools, whereas the east campus is home to the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources.
The University of Nebraska at Lincoln, the only Carnegie-classified doctoral/research-extensive institution in the state, strives to provide a distinctive and distinguished learning environment for undergraduates, graduate and doctoral degree students in various academic and professional fields. The colleges of architecture, arts and science, business administration, engineering and technology, home economics, journalism, and law are the major departmental bodies coming under the university. A wide range of public services are provided to citizens, businesses, and communities through its extensive and diverse continuing education programs. Special attention is provided to disabled students through individualized help and counseling. In addition to the educational and research facilities, there are 350 recognized student organizations, including museums, fine art centers, and performing arts centers.
The university is also renowned for its network of libraries and is the only comprehensive research library system in the state. The system comprises Don L. Love Memorial Library and six branch libraries. The collection includes more than 2.6 million print volumes and about 22,000 current serial subscriptions.
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