OMAHA – One of the United States’ foremost experts on global security will be speaking at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) on Thursday, Nov. 6.
On Nov. 6, the National Strategic Research Institute will host the Honorable Ronald F. Lehman, II, for discussions and an open forum on deterrence strategies and security implications of weapons of mass destruction across the world.
Lehman is the former director of the Center for Global Research Security at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and was the Chief Negotiator for Strategic Offensive Arms for the START I treaty with Russia in the late 1980s and early 1990s.
During his time in government, Lehman served for presidents Reagan, George H.W. Bush and Clinton. He has held such positions as Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Policy, Director of the Arms Control and Disarmament Agency and Deputy Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs.
Prior to his work in government, Lehman served in Vietnam with the United States Army and earned degrees from Claremont McKenna College and Claremont Graduate University.
For additional questions or requests, please contact Charley Reed, UNO media relations coordinator, at 402.554.2129 or email@example.com.
About the National Strategic Research Institute
The National Strategic Research Institute at the University of Nebraska is one of 13 Department of Defense-sponsored University Affiliated Research Centers, or UARCs. In 2012, the University of Nebraska and United States Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) entered into a partnership to provide research and development capabilities.
University researchers, faculty and students across all four campuses leverage their expertise, skills and state-of-the-art facilities to deliver solutions that solve the nation's toughest CWMD problems. Together, they deliver new research and development critical to national security that furthers the reputation of the University of Nebraska as one of the nation's leading research institutions.
About the University of Nebraska at Omaha
Located in one of America’s best cities to live, work and learn, the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) is Nebraska’s premier metropolitan university. With more than 15,000 students enrolled in 200-plus programs of study, UNO is recognized nationally for its online education, graduate education, military friendliness and community engagement efforts. Founded in 1908, UNO has served learners of all backgrounds for more than 100 years and is dedicated to another century of excellence both in the classroom and in the community.