Future Advancement

In its effort to provide compting resoruces for instruction and research at UNL, the adminstration took strides towards the future and the advancement of the university when in August of 1985, they opened the first residence hall computer lab in Selleck; each of the thirty-two computers had a printer and software available (Ann Harrell). By making a big investment in computers and computer services, UNL allowed for students to not have to buy their own computers due to easy access to computer facilities all over campus (Daily Nebraskan). By august 1986, along with more computers, other services were made available to studnets as well such as software for foreign language, and electronic math and fundamental reading courses (Dotti Krist).