Hawra Mohammed
Monday, April 1, 2019 Mohammed carves her own path at Nebraska
Hawra Mohammed’s journey of more than 7,000 miles from her home in Muscat, Oman, to Lincoln, has spanned beyond academics and into self-reliance. Learn more about this student
Maysoon Zayid
Tuesday, March 26, 2019 Actress, comedian, advocate Maysoon Zayid to speak April 4
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Colette Yellow Robe teaches an interpersonal skills and leadership class through the Department of Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communication at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Friday, March 22, 2019 Despite obstacles, Native American advocate persevered
Colette Yellow Robe knows firsthand how life can get in the way of a student’s dreams. Learn more about this alumna
Kwame Dawes
Wednesday, March 20, 2019 Dawes' poetry earns Windham-Campbell Prize
Kwame Dawes is the first University of Nebraska–Lincoln writer to win the annual Windham-Campbell Prize. Learn more about this honor
LGBTQA+ Resource Center
Wednesday, March 13, 2019 Nominations for LGBTQA+ recognition award due March 15
The Chancellor’s Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Community annually honors a faculty or staff member and a student who creates an inclusive, respectful and safe climate for members of the LGBTQA+ community at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. Learn more about this award
Brennan Sanders, a freshman mechanical engineering major, maps out the design for a hose toy that will allow giraffes to rub their ossicones (horn-like protuberances) against. Sanders was part of a team creating toys for giraffes coming to the Lincoln Children’s Zoo.
Wednesday, March 13, 2019 Gender identification story wins Perry Photo Challenge
With a $10,000 scholarship on the line, 20 Huskers from the College of Journalism and Mass Communications competed in the Philip Perry Photo Challenge on March 9-10. Learn more about this honor
Trey Andrews
Friday, March 8, 2019 Andrews to discuss health barriers among Latinx immigrants
The Minority Health Disparities Initiative Conversation Series continues with an April 3 discussion on “Enhancing Healthcare Access Among Immigrant Latinxs.” Learn more about this event
Diverse hands
Wednesday, March 6, 2019 Annual ‘Big Arabic Day’ to celebrate Arabic language, culture
Students and faculty at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln can learn about Arabic culture through music and art at the sixth annual Big Arabic Day on Thursday, March 7. Learn more about this event
Elliot Tegge
Monday, March 4, 2019 Tebbe to lead talk on trans, gender-diverse wellbeing challenges
The Minority Health Disparities Initiative Conversation Series will feature Elliot Tebbe, assistant professor of educational psychology, in a noon March 28 talk in the Nebraska Union, Colonial Rooms A and B. Learn more about this event
Moi Padilla has been named director of the Nebraska College Preparatory Academy. A Husker alumnus, Padilla has helped guide admissions and diversity programs at Nebraska since 2013.
Friday, March 1, 2019 Padilla to lead Nebraska College Preparatory Academy
Moises "Moi" Padilla, an immigrant from Mexico and a first-generation college graduate, has been named director of the Nebraska College Preparatory Academy. Learn more about this position