top story topical 16 famous UNL alumni Nov 17, 2019 Nov 17, 2019 You can find UNL graduates at the top of their field in TV, literature and business. Here are a few famous alums. Johnny Carson Johnny Carson, the king of late night TV, graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and is from Norfolk. Courtesy photo Tyronn Lue Cleveland Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue watches from the sideline during the third quarter of Game 1 of the NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals against the Boston Celtics, Wednesday, May 17, 2017, in Boston. Associated Press file photo Jeff Zeleny Jeff Zeleny, shown with Sen. Barack Obama on Oct. 1, 2008, on Capitol Hill in Washington, is senior White House correspondent for CNN. Associated Press file photo Willa Cather "O Pioneers!" author Willa Cather graduated from the University of Nebraska. Willa Cather Foundation Ndamukong Suh Los Angeles Rams defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh graduated in 2009. ASSOCIATED PRESS FILE PHOTO Ev Williams Ev Williams, the Nebraska native who co-founded Twitter, spent a little more than a year at UNL. COURTESY PHOTO / Silicon Prairie News Ted Kooser Former U.S. Poet Laureate Ted Kooser got his master's degree from the University of Nebraska. Gordon Winters Joel Sartore National Geographic photographer Joel Sartore graduated from UNL. Courtesy photo Mary Pipher Author Mary Pipher, whose work includes "Reviving Ophelia" and "Letters to a Young Therapist," received a PhD from UNL. TED KIRK/Journal Star file photo Tommy Lee Rocker Tommy Lee famously attended college at UNL for a reality TV show. Journal Star file photo Warren Buffett Berkshire Hathaway Chairman and CEO Warren Buffett, holds an ice cream bar as he poses for a selfie with Liz Claman of the Fox Business Network, on May 6, 2017. Buffett graduated from UNL in 1951. AP file photo Aaron Douglas Painter, illustrator and educator Aaron Douglas graduated from the University of Nebraska in 1922 and settled in Harlem three years later, where he became a key figure in the Harlem Renaissance and became the father of African-American art. Courtesy photo John J. Pershing Famous military leader John J. Pershing graduated from the law college in 1895. Lincoln Journal Star file photo Alex Gordon Kansas City Royals' Alex Gordon hits during a spring training baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks, Tuesday, March 21, 2017, in Scottsdale, Ariz. Gordon went to UNL from 2002-2005. AP file photo Ted Sorensen After the 1960 election, Ted Sorensen became President Kennedy’s chief aide and speechwriter. He graduated from the College of Law in 1951. Journal Star file Louise Pound Folklorist Louise Pound got her bachelor's degree in 1892 and her master's in 1895, then spent decades teaching at UNL. View Comments Tags Sweeps Unl University Of Nebraska-lincoln College-education Related to this collection Local 12 iconic Lincoln signs and statues Nov 19, 2015 We took a look around the Capital City to find the beloved signs and statues that call Lincoln home. Nebraska News Walter Matthau's Kearney past revealed Mar 6, 2015 A University of Nebraska student has discovered the journalistic history of Hollywood legend Walther Matthau while he was stationed in Kearney during WWII. Local Frankly, UNL grad loves his job as Wienermobile pilot Mar 21, 2015 On Monday, Matt Heng had a little downtime, so he offered to pick up a friend from veterinary school at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s E… +15 Music 150 years of Music & Milestones — a labor of love Feb 14, 2019 Andy Park has felt the burden of responsibility for an entire calendar year. +3 Education Dairy Store unveils ice cream commemorating 150 years of University of Nebraska Feb 15, 2019 The University of Nebraska celebrated its 150th anniversary Friday with several events at its Lincoln campuses.