Neb. and Iowa growth rates are reportedly at the lowest in years, according to several reports conducted by David Drozd, research coordinator for UNO Center for Public Affairs. According to a CBS report regarding the study, Nebraska's growth rate fell below the national average after exceeding the growing trend in past years. The drop comes from data reporting amount of births, deaths and number of migrations around these states.
More than 160,000 U.S. students stay home from school each day from fear of being bullied, according to the U.S. Department of Education.
Bullying can lead to development issues, mental health disorders, sleep problems, school attendance issues and decreased academic performance.
The growing problem and severity of bullying prompted the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) to sponsor a national case study competition challenging college students to create a local campaign encouraging youth and their parents to work together to prevent bullying.
New housing developments at UNO will enhance the college experience for new and returning students.
Scott Court will be the latest addition to the student housing development on campus. Its four new buildings on the Pacific Street South Campus location will be home to nearly 500 students.