Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Partners sought to host International Education Week events

The Office of Global Strategies invites all offices, organizations, departments and colleges to host an event in celebration of International Education Week Nov. 18-22.

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Wednesday, October 9, 2019

New program sparks research opportunities for first-year students

For decades, Nebraska’s Undergraduate Creative Activities and Research Experience program has prepared sophomore through senior students for their careers with hands-on learning and one-on-one faculty partnerships.

A new program in the Office of Undergraduate Research, First-Year Research Experience, is extending that opportunity to freshmen — allowing them to dive straight into their areas of interest as soon as they step foot on campus.

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Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Barker hosts State of Diversity event Oct. 29

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln will hold its first State of Diversity event from 9 to 11 a.m. Oct. 29 in the Nebraska Union Ballroom.

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Monday, October 7, 2019

Huskers celebrate pride, homecoming at Rainbow Ball

Attendees of one of Nebraska's newest homecoming traditions walked a red carpet into Kauffman Great Hall. Lights illuminated the room's pillars into a rainbow. Black tablecloths contrasted with brightly colored floral arrangements.

About 150 students attended the University of Nebraska–Lincoln's second annual Rainbow Ball, which was held the evening of Oct. 4 at Kauffman Hall. They nibbled on hors d'oeuvres, posed for silly pictures in the pride-themed photo booth and danced to music provided by the UNL DJ Club.

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Friday, October 4, 2019

Four Huskers named to Multicultural Hall of Fame

Four University of Nebraska–Lincoln alumni will be honored as the Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center’s 2019 Hall of Fame class.

Inductees are Rebekka Schlichting (Class of 2016), assistant director of Vision Maker Media; Marthaellen Florence (1980), director of community, Nebraska Educational Telecommunication; Ben Salazar (1973), activist for the Latino community; and Phat Nguyen (2018), platoon leader for the U.S. Army.

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Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Strategic plan eyes university where ‘every person, every interaction matters’

A strategic plan to guide the University of Nebraska–Lincoln to 2025 is calling for an initial course that leads to an institution where “every person and every interaction matters.”

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Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Caruso brings orientation, mobility training to Nebraska

Growing up in a small farming community in north New Jersey, Eric Caruso’s family raised puppies for The Seeing Eye, an organization that raises and trains guide dogs for blind people.

After earning his bachelor’s degree in American history, Caruso began working at that same organization, which started him on a path that eventually led him to Nebraska.

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Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Nigeria to Nebraska: Husker brings international perspective to journalism college

Like many international students, Margaret Nongo-Okojokwu felt a combination of uncertainty and excitement as she arrived at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln for the first time.

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Monday, September 23, 2019

Engineering background aids Barker in diversity, inclusion work

Marco Barker is applying disciplines learned as an industrial engineer to establish a network dedicated to expanding inclusivity and cultural understanding on campus.

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Monday, September 23, 2019

Diversity, inclusion leader offers office hours to campus

Nebraska’s inaugural vice chancellor for diversity and inclusion is holding regular office hours to encourage one-on-one meetings with students, faculty and staff.

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