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Monday, September 8, 2014 Biggest freshman class in 35 years pushes UNL's enrollment past 25,000
Powered by its largest freshman class in 35 years, UNL's total enrollment reached 25,006 students in fall 2014 – a 2.3 percent increase over last year and the second-highest enrollment in the university’s history. Read more about this class
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Wednesday, September 3, 2014 UNL study examines racial bias in death-penalty decisions
UNL psychology and ethnic studies professor Cynthia Willis-Esqueda and her colleague, Russ K.E. Espinoza of California State University, Fullerton, who earned his doctorate at UNL, conducted a study examining racial bias in death-penalty decisions. Read more about this study
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Thursday, July 3, 2014 UNL joins initiative aimed at increasing study-abroad participation
To show more students that education abroad is possible, UNL has joined forces with more than 300 partners in the Institute of International Education's Generation Study Abroad initiative. Read more about UNL's participation in this initiative
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Sunday, April 20, 2014 11 faculty, staff studying best diversity practices
The Office of Academic Affairs is sending a team of 11 faculty and staff members to the University of Washington in Seattle this week to discuss best practices and institutional examples for supporting diversity with UW faculty, staff and academic leaders. Read more about this effort
Monday, November 11, 2013 'Sesame Street' star to keynote OASIS Leadership Symposium at UNL
The OASIS Leadership Symposia 2013, coordinated by the Office of Academic Success and Intercultural Services in the Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center, hosted keynote speaker Sonia Manzano in the Nebraska Union Auditorium. Read more about this symposium
Monday, April 22, 2013 'Nuestra Familia, Nuestra Universidad' takes UNL west May 7-9
UNL presented "Nuestra Familia, Nuestra Universidad -- Our Family, Our University," a series of public events to help communities with growing Latino populations learn more about higher education in May 2013. Read more about this event
Monday, October 22, 2012 Nebraska Law to Host NEBRASKA Diversity Leadership Symposium
The symposium invited students in grades 9-12 to participate in a leadership workshop at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln to work with UNL students, staff, and faculty to address issues that affect the Latino, African American, and American Indian communities. Read more about this event
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Wednesday, August 29, 2012 Religion, rights, politics focus of this season's E.N. Thompson Forum
The E.N. Thompson Forum on World Issues, a preeminent lecture series at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, focused on the theme "Religion, Rights and Politics" for its 2012-13 season. Read more about this event
Thursday, May 24, 2012 UNL study on Nebraska Latino youth is first of its kind
A research team based at UNL launched a large-scale study of Latino youth in Nebraska to understand the experiences of Latino youth in the state, their strengths and challenges, and the family and community supports that help them succeed. Read more about this study
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Wednesday, March 14, 2012 The Latino immigration experience is focus of scholar's March 28 lecture
An author and scholar who rode his bicycle 8,000 miles around the country to understand how Latino immigration has changed the U.S. offered a free public lecture in March 2012 at UNL. Read more about this lecture

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