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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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Tuesday, December 20, 2011 3 UNL students in Ad Federation's class of Promising Minority Students
Three UNL students were part of the American Advertising Federation's 2012 class of Promising Minority Students. Read more about these students
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Wednesday, October 19, 2011 Jesse Jackson, Steadman, Lara to headline diversity leadership symposia
UNL hosted three national speakers in November 2011, including the Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr., as part of an annual Diversity Leadership Symposia. Read more about this event
Thursday, October 13, 2011 LGBT Real World Roundtable is Oct. 20
The University Program Council at UNL kicked off its diversity education programming for the 2011-12 school year with the "LGBT Real World Roundtable," featuring MTV's J.D. Ordonez and Katelynn Cusanelli of "The Real World: Brooklyn" and Ruthie Alcaide of "The Real World: Hawaii." Read more about this event
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Friday, September 9, 2011 UNL to unveil 'Flippin Project' to honor school's first black student-athlete
In September 2011, UNL honored alumnus George Flippin’s legacy with the unveiling of a new art project bearing his likeness at the Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center. Read more about this project
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Tuesday, August 16, 2011 Hunter named UNL admissions director
Amber Hunter, age 31, was promoted to director for admissions, the youngest and first African-American director for that office at UNL. Read more about Hunter
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Tuesday, March 22, 2011 National group honors Giesecke's focus on diversity
Joan Giesecke, dean of Libraries, was the 2011 recipient of the American Library Association Equality Award, given annually to an individual or group for outstanding contributions toward promoting equality in the library profession. Read more about this recognition
Friday, February 11, 2011 Prairie Pride Film Festival announces inaugural program lineup
The Allies and Advocates for GLBT Equality student organization at the UNL College of Law, with support from UNL's LGBTQA Resource Center, announced the lineup for the first Prairie Pride Film Festival in February 2011. Read more about this event

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