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University of Nebraska

The University of Nebraska system is the public university system in the state of Nebraska, USA. Founded in 1869 with one campus in Lincoln, the system now has four universities and an agricultural college.

Source: Wikipedia

Campaign Finance

$572,242 Given
Information

Figures are based on itemized contributions reported to the Federal Election Commission and state agencies. Please note that:

  • contributions under $200 are not reported, and so are not included in totals.
  • only contributions from individuals and organizations to candidates are included. Various accounting measures and more exotic contribution types are excluded.
  • contributions are matched based on organization and recipient name reported within each election cycle. Contributions using an incorrect or non-standard version of the name may be missed.
  • corporate name changes and mergers may cause figures to differ from those of the Center for Responsive Politics.
  • organization totals include known subsidiaries of the organization.

For more information, please see our campaign finance methodology page. Lobbyist bundling data is described on our lobbyist bundling methodology page.

covers roughly through Q4 2013
  • Top Recipients

    PAC Color Block
    Organization's PAC(s)
    Employee Color Block
    Associated Individuals
    Includes contributions from the organization’s employees, their family members, and its political action committee.
  • Republicans vs. Democrats

    in dollars. "Other" includes 3rd parties and organizations without official party affiliation.
  • State vs. Federal

    in dollars
  • Top PAC Recipients

    PAC Color Block
    Organization's PAC(s)
    Employee Color Block
    Associated Individuals
    Includes contributions from the organization’s employees, their family members, and its political action committee.
View all campaign finance data for University of Nebraska Sources: OpenSecrets.org FollowTheMoney.org

Lobbying

$2,185,000 Spent
Information

Figures are based on lobbying activity reported to the Senate Office of Public Records. Reported dollar amounts are required to be accurate only to the nearest $20,000. For organizations whose primary business is lobbying, we display total income and top clients. For organizations that are not primarily lobbying firms, we display total amount spent on lobbying and top lobbying firms hired.

For more information, please see our lobbying methodology page.

covers roughly through Q3, 2013

Lobbying on Behalf of University of Nebraska

  • Names of Lobbyists
  • Firm Hired Amount
    University of Nebraska $1,365,000
  • Most Frequently Disclosed Lobbying Issues
    • Fed Budget & Appropriations,
    • Education,
    • Science & Technology,
    • Medical Research & Clin Labs,
    • Copyright, Patent & Trademark,
    • Defense,
    • Agriculture,
    • Energy & Nuclear Power,
    • Immigration,
    • Government Issues
  • Most Frequently Disclosed Bills
    Bill No. Title
    H.R.2112 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2012
    H.R.2354 Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2012
    H.R.2219 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2012
    H.R.2596 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2012
    S.1572 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2012
    S.1599 Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2012
    S.3606 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2011
    S.3635 Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2011
    S.3636 Science Appropriations Act, 2011
    S.3677 Judiciary Appropriations Act, 2011
View all lobbying data for University of Nebraska Sources: OpenSecrets.org

Regulations

Mentioned in 646 dockets; Submitted to 37 dockets
Information

All data is based on documents downloaded from Regulations.gov. The first table shows mentions: all documents that include the name of the company anywhere in the document or document metadata. The second table shows submissions: all documents where the submitter metadata included the company name. Each table shows the top 10 dockets, ranked by number of occurrences.

Matches are based on a search for the company name. Variations in the company name, such as acronyms, nicknames or alternate names may cause documents to be missed. The mention of a company name in a document may be incidental and does not necessarily indicate that the company has any relevance to the document. Company names that are common English words may erroneously match with text that is not referring to the company.

Not all agencies submit public comments to Regulations.gov. For a list of participating and non-participating agencies see here. Agencies that do submit to Regulations.gov have varying levels of accuracy and completeness.

Regulations and public comments can be downloaded in bulk here.

updated daily from Regulations.gov by way of Docket Wrench

The tables show occurrences of "University of Nebraska" in public comments on proposed federal regulations.

Earmarks

$2,844,000 Received
Information

Figures are based on both committee earmark disclosures and on analysis of appropriations bill text. Table shows top 10 earmarks, ordered by dollar amount in the final version of the bill.

For more information, see our Earmark Methodology page.

Top Earmarks

Fiscal Year Amount Description
2008 $1,600,000 University of Nebraska: Medical Advanced Technology -- Bioceramic Bones for Battlefield Traumas
2010 $600,000 University of Nebraska: Drought Mitigation, NE
2008 $365,000 University of Nebraska: Midwest Advanced Food Manufacturing Alliance, NE
2008 $149,000 University of Nebraska: Sweet sorghum for energy production, NE
2008 $130,000 University of Georgia University of Nebraska: Alliance for Food Protection, GA, NE
View all earmarks data for University of Nebraska

Federal Spending

172 grants; 7 contracts; 58 loans
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Federal grants, contracts and loans are reported by federal agencies using the FPDS and FAADS systems. The data is made available to the public at USASpending.gov. Please note that the completeness and quality of the data varies greatly by agency.

Only grants, contracts and loans with amounts over $1 million are shown.

Because company names are not reported in a standardized manner, we cannot reliably determine the company receiving the contract or award. The results shown here are based on a search for the company name. Individual records may be missed or erroneously included because of name variations. For more information, please see our federal spending methodology page.

covers through USASpending.gov's Sept. 15, 2012 release for contracts and Oct. 19, 2012 for grants.

Note: Company names in federal spending data are not standardized. The table below is included only as a sample of what is available in the data and has not been reviewed for accuracy or completeness. To investigate the data further, use the links at the bottom of the table.

Type Recipient Name Year Agency Description Amount
grant
University Of Nebraska 2009 Office Of Educational Research And Improvement EDUCATION RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CENTERS $9,997,852
grant
University Of Nebraska 2012 National Institute Of Food And Agriculture Shiga-toxigenic Escherichia coli (STEC)in the Beef Chain: Assessing and Mitigating the Risk by Translational Science, Education and Outreach $9,812,548
grant
University Of Nebraska 2010 National Science Foundation Nebraska 2010-15 RII Project: Nanohybrid Materials & Algal Biology $8,000,000
grant
University Of Nebraska 2011 Student Financial Assistance Programs GRANT PROGRAM $7,617,690
grant
University Of Nebraska 2013 Education, Department Of GRANT PROGRAM $7,578,794
grant
University Of Nebraska 2012 Education, Department Of GRANT PROGRAM $7,102,007
grant
University Of Nebraska 2010 National Institute Of Food And Agriculture Child Care and Youth Training and Technical Assistance Project $7,045,455
grant
University Of Nebraska 2012 Education, Department Of GRANT PROGRAM $6,890,983
grant
University Of Nebraska 2013 Education, Department Of GRANT PROGRAM $6,732,713
grant
University Of Nebraska 2011 Education, Department Of GRANT PROGRAM $6,698,202
View all grant & loan data for University of Nebraska View all contract data for University of Nebraska Sources: USASpending.gov

EPA Violations

1 Enforcement Actions
Information

Figures are based on data from the Environmental Protection Agency’s ECHO website. The ECHO database contains federal and state environmental enforcement actions. Data displayed here includes only those actions that began after 2000 and resulted in fines of over $1 million.

Actions where the company was the sole defendant are listed first. Actions where the company is one of multiple defendants are listed subsequently.

For more information see our EPA methodology page.

covers through EPA's October 19, 2011 release
Case Name Defendant Date Locations Amount
University Of Nebraska - Lincoln, Agricultural Research And Development Center University Of Nebraska 2005 Mead, Ne $4,000,000
View all EPA violations data for University of Nebraska Sources: EPA ECHO Enforcement Data

Advisory Committees

438 people on 128 committees
Information

Data is based on disclosures required by the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA). Matches are based on the occurrence of the company name in the committee member affiliation. Variations in company names may cause some matches to be missed.

The table shows only the top 10 agencies. To search and download raw records from the complete dataset see the FACA data section.

covers through 2011

Table shows employees of "University of Nebraska" that sat on federal advisory committees.

  • Agency
  • Representation
  • Toggle National Science Foundation 340 people on 83 committees
  • Toggle Department of Health and Human Services 55 people on 29 committees
  • Toggle National Endowment for the Humanities 26 people on 1 committee
  • Toggle National Endowment for the Arts 7 people on 3 committees
  • Toggle Department of Defense 3 people on 3 committees
  • Toggle Department of Agriculture 3 people on 2 committees
  • Toggle Department of the Interior 2 people on 2 committees
  • Toggle Environmental Protection Agency 2 people on 2 committees
  • Toggle Department of Transportation 1 person on 1 committee
  • Toggle Social Security Administration 1 person on 1 committee
View all advisory committee data for University of Nebraska