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Theo E.J. Wilson
Friday, January 19, 2018 Theo E.J. Wilson speech aims to spark conversation about race
Theo E.J. Wilson, an activist and slam poet, was invited to UNL as part of the Martin Luther King Jr. Week. In his speech, “In the Shadow of King: 50 years of Race in America,” he discussed the current political climate in the United States. Learn more about this event
J. Kalu Osiri, associate professor of practice in management, teaches Leadership in a Global Context on Jan. 16.
Thursday, January 18, 2018 Osiri, Buchanan receive Fulfilling the Dream awards
A University of Nebraska-Lincoln faculty member who challenges students to think globally and a Lincoln community leader who works tirelessly to improve the lives of others are the 2018 Chancellor's Fulfilling the Dream Award recipients. Learn more about this award
The Association of Students of the University of Nebraska meets on Jan. 17, 2018, at the Nebraska Union in Lincoln, Nebraska.  Photo by Irwin Panguripan
Thursday, January 18, 2018 ASUN passes two resolutions over international students, MLK Day event
ASUN student government passed legislation to support Friends Without Borders, a program pairing international and domestic students to inspire new friendships, and to emphasize the importance of student attendance at the Afrikan Peoples Union banquet in remembrance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Learn more about these projects
Charles Mills
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 Mills to speak on 'Liberalism and Racial Justice' Jan. 18
Charles Mills, distinguished professor of philosophy at City University of New York’s graduate center, will deliver Nebraska’s Cedric Evans Memorial Lecture at 4 p.m. Jan. 18 in the Nebraska Union, Colonial Rooms A and B. Learn more about this event
Trailer Image: "I Am Not Your Negro"
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 Free screening of 'I Am Not Your Negro' is Jan. 16
The highly acclaimed film “I Am Not Your Negro” will show at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 16 in the Nebraska Union Auditorium. Learn more about this film
Nebraska's Abla Hasan, an assistant professor of practice in modern languages and literatures, will co-teach the "Women in the Qur'an" course.
Friday, January 12, 2018 'Women in the Qur'an' launches Nebraska's Global Virtual Project
A new virtual exchange course is pairing University of Nebraska–Lincoln students with cohorts in Oman for a semester-long exploration of women featured in the Qur’an. Learn more about this project
Martin Luther King, Jr. sculpture
Tuesday, January 9, 2018 Spoken word artist to deliver MLK Week keynote
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln will celebrate the legacy of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. with a series of events from Jan. 12-19. Learn more about this event
Chancellor Ronnie Green talks during a First Husker orientation session.
Tuesday, December 19, 2017 First Gen Nebraska to open spring semester with waffles
Nebraska will kick off the spring semester with a welcome back event — and waffles — for first-generation college students from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Jan. 17 in the University Suites Multipurpose Room. Learn more about this event
Shelby Aaberg teaches a math class at Scottsbluff High School in 2013. Most rural Nebraskans say diverse viewpoints add value and feel at ease with people from different backgrounds, according to the 2017 Nebraska Rural Poll.
Thursday, November 30, 2017 Poll highlights diversity, optimism in rural Nebraska
Most rural Nebraskans view diversity positively, according to the 2017 Nebraska Rural Poll. Overall, few reported being treated less acceptingly in their community because of race/ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age or economic status. Learn more about this study
Members of the Nebraska Student Veteran Organization walk along an Iowa highway during the 2017 The Things They Carry Ruck March. The event, organized by Nebraska and Iowa students, is designed to raise public awareness of veteran suicides.
Wednesday, November 22, 2017 Huskers, Hawkeyes team up for veteran suicide awareness
Huskers and Hawkeyes are again hitting the pavement to raise awareness about veteran suicides. Learn more about this event

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