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Students color images that break stereotypes.
Friday, September 22, 2017 New student leadership retreat to focus on inclusive leadership
A new two-day student leadership retreat aims to help participants gain confidence in their abilities to facilitate difficult conversations, to increase awareness of what it means to be an inclusive leader and to help students develop action plans for student organizations to which they belong. The retreat entitled Leadership OutLOUD: Building Confident Leaders and Vocal Advocates will take place October 20-21, 2017. Read more about this event
Students attend Fiesta on the Green at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln | Photo by Colleen Schlemmel of the Daily Nebraskan
Monday, September 18, 2017 Fiesta on the Green returns with food, music, face painting and lessons of diversity
Hosted by the Office of Academic Success and Intercultural Services, and the Mexican American Student Organization, Fiesta on the Green gives students a chance to learn about Hispanic culture. Learn more about this event
Freshmen discuss diversity at Husker Dialogues at the Bob Devaney Sports Center on Aug. 6, 2017, in Lincoln, Nebraska. Photo by Sydney Irlbeck,  Daily Nebraskan
Thursday, September 7, 2017 Husker Dialogues student speakers discuss religion, immigration, sexuality, acceptance
Over 3,200 students gathered in the Bob Devaney Sports Center at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln on Wednesday, Sept. 6, to engage in conversations to help create an inclusive Husker community. Learn more about this event
Mandela Washington Fellows and a volunteer from the Center for Civic Engagement at Nebraska sort goods at the Homeless Prevention Center as part of the Civic Leadership Institute.
Tuesday, July 18, 2017 Mandela Fellows say Nebraska fosters a culture of giving
On a warm Friday afternoon, eight fellows visiting Nebraska through the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders volunteered to sort goods at the Homeless Prevention Center as part of the Civic Leadership Institute, hosted at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Read more about this program
Oboube from Togo films Fatou from Guinea as she samples a Ben and Jerry's ice cream slice while listening to Chris Tuggle, assistant professor of marketing, talk about strategic management using the ice cream company as an example.
Friday, June 23, 2017 Africa’s emerging leaders attending national program at Nebraska
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is one of 38 sites chosen for the Mandela Washington Fellowship Institute. Read more about this program
University of Nebraska-Lincoln LGBTQA+ Resource Center accepts ACPA social justice education award
Monday, June 12, 2017 LGBTQA+ Resource Center accepts ACPA award
The LGBTQA+ Resource Center at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln recently accepted the Commitment to Social Justice Education award from the ACPA, an international organization for college student educators. Read more about this honor
Participants and honorees at the 2017 Lavender Graduation at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Friday, April 28, 2017 14 grads honored at Lavender Graduation
Eight undergraduates, five graduate students and one doctoral student participated in the Ninth Annual Lavender Graduation hosted by the LGBTQA+ Resource Center on Thursday, April 20. The ceremony honored graduates as well as individuals whose outstanding contributions have positively impacted the LGBTQA+ community. Read more about this event
Native American dancer performs on the Nebraska Union green space.
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 UNITE powwow honors graduate and celebrates traditions
On Saturday, April 22 the University of Nebraska Inter-Tribal Exchange (UNITE) hosted a powwow on the Nebraska Union green space to honor graduates. Read more about this event
Students spray colored powders during Holi festival ad the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 UNL’s Holi festival shows the bright colors of Hindu spring celebration
Colored powder whipped through the air until it remained smeared across hands, bodies and faces of participants in the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Holi festival on April 23. Read more about this story
Student performs at the "Kings and Queens Drag Show" at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Monday, April 24, 2017 UNL's annual drag show rocked the Nebraska Union Thursday
“Kings & Queens Drag Show,” a student drag performance, was held in the Centennial Room on Thursday, April 20. The annual performance helps raise funds for students to attend a regional LGBTQA+ conference. Read more about this event

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