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Thursday, March 9, 2017 Alpha Chi Omega sorority to accept transgender women
Alpha Chi Omega’s national headquarters released a statement stating transgender women will be welcomed into the sorority effective immediately. Savannah Rave, president of Nebraska's Alpha Chi Omega chapter, said she supports the new policy. Read more about this story
Richard Moberly, interim dean, talks with students in the Nebraska College of Law.
Wednesday, March 8, 2017 Law partnership encourages underrepresented students
The University of Nebraska College of Law and University of Nebraska at Omaha have launched a new program designed to encourage students in underrepresented communities to pursue a legal education. Learn more about this program
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Monday, March 6, 2017 Diversity is focus of Our Nebraska forum
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln will host a weeklong series of events exploring diversity issues. The Our Nebraska program, previously known as the Empowerment Forum, is March 6-10. Learn more about this event
Students danced the night away and snapped lots of photos at A Love Affair Gala, a formal event coordinated by the Office of Academic Support and Intercultural Services.
Friday, February 24, 2017 Celebrating the dimensions of love at A Love Affair Gala
On Feb. 17, students, staff and faculty gathered in the Ross Van Brunt Visitor’s Center for Office of Academic Success and Intercultural Services' A Love Affair Gala. The gala, free for students, was a celebration of Black History Month and the various dimensions of love. Read more about this event
Autumn Branch and Andrea Fulgiam shared their experiences with Mizzou's Concerned Student 1950 protest with Nebraska students in the OASIS Student Lounge.
Thursday, February 23, 2017 How to be an activist: Tips from organizers of Mizzou’s Concerned Student 1950 protest
On Tuesday, Feb. 21, Autumn Branch and Andrea Fulgiam visited the OASIS Student Lounge to share their experiences with Mizzou's Concerned Student 1950 protest. The two also offered tips for constructive activism. Read more about this event
Caitlin Dinh displays her chocolates and Valentine's Day gifts Feb. 14 as her friend takes her photo in the Kawasaki Reading Room.
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 Chocolate-making event offers a taste of Japanese culture
The Kawasaki Reading Room smelled like chocolate Feb. 14 as University of Nebraska-Lincoln students filled silicone molds with the melted confection to create personalized Valentine’s Day gifts, mirroring the Japanese tradition of making handmade candies for family and friends. Read more about this event
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Monday, February 20, 2017 'Night of Listening' to bring students, elected officials together
University of Nebraska-Lincoln students are invited to take part in Night of Listening, a student-led event to encourage interaction between fellow Huskers to find common ground and become involved in the community, state and nation. Read more about this event
Van Brunt Visitors Center
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 Love Affair Gala to celebrate Black History Month
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln will host A Love Affair Gala to celebrate Black History Month, from 7-9:30 p.m. Feb. 17 in the Van Brunt Visitors Center. The event, focusing on celebrating the various dimensions of love, will include entertainment, music and fun. Read more about this event
Maddie Lorenzen crowns a queen at the Iowa Miss Amazing Pageant
Sunday, February 12, 2017 Student directs her fifth and final Miss Amazing pageant
A brother with a profound intellectual disability, a sister who competed in pageants and a passion for helping others -- that combination of characteristics led Maddie Lorenzen to become state director of the Iowa Miss Amazing Pageant. Read more about this story
Mandela Washington Fellows applauding at a 2015 group summit
Tuesday, February 7, 2017 Nebraska joins elite list of host institutions for U.S.-Africa program
The university will welcome 25 emerging leaders from 49 sub-Saharan African nations for a six-week Civic Leadership Institute in June. Read more about this story

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