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Nebraska students participate in Husker Dialogues, a diversity and inclusion event facilitated by more than 370 faculty, staff and student conversation guides. The university will expand campus resources on having civil conversations about diversity and inclusion with a Day of Understanding on Dec. 7.
Friday, December 7, 2018 Day of Understanding to advance diversity dialogues
A commitment made by Chancellor Ronnie Green is helping further the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s work on enhancing diversity and inclusion. Learn more about this event
A menorah is lit for the third night of Hanukkah on Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018, in Lincoln, Nebraska. | Daily Nebraskan
Thursday, December 6, 2018 Students celebrate Hanukkah while studying for finals
Despite its well-known status as an international holiday, most schools, including the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, are still in session during its observance. Learn more about this holiday
Jianghao Wang, president of the Friends of Falun Gan Club, poses in a basic meditative position for a portrait at the Nebraska Union on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018, in Lincoln, Nebraska. | Daily Nebraskan
Tuesday, December 4, 2018 International student forms RSO for Chinese spiritual practice Falun Gong
Two years ago, Jianghao Wang landed in Omaha, Nebraska, and stepped foot on American land for the first time. But, it wasn’t until he was walking through downtown Lincoln that he knew this was where he belonged. Learn more about this student organization
Graduate student Alicia Johnson poses for a portrait inside the lab she works in at the Beadle Center on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018, in Lincoln, Nebraska. Johnson studies biochemistry. | Daily Nebraskan
Friday, November 30, 2018 Providing a stimulating environment, opportunities for women in STEM
“Historically, the [science, technology, engineering and mathematics] field has not always been open to women or people of color,” said Alicia Johnson, a biochemistry doctorate student who is an African-American woman. “It’s difficult, but it’s important to recognize you’re stepping into breaking this cycle of something that’s not representing you.” Learn more about this program
Sophomore civil engineering major Hushvini Palaniappan poses for a portrait outside the Student Union on Nov. 26, 2018, in Lincoln, Nebraska. | Daily Nebraskan
Friday, November 30, 2018 International students experience prom at annual Winternational Ball
Now going into their fourth year, University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Cultural Ambassadors hope to attract 300 students to attend the Winternational Ball on Dec. 1. Learn more about this event
Africa on a map
Wednesday, November 28, 2018 Taste of Africa Formal is Dec. 1
Organized by the African Student Association and Rwandan Student Association, Nebraska’s annual Taste of Africa Formal is 6 to 11 p.m. Dec. 1 in the Nebraska East Union, Great Plains Room. Learn more about this event
“Dawnland” follows the first government-sanctioned truth and reconciliation commission in the U.S., investigating the devastating impact of Maine’s child welfare practices on Native American communities.
Wednesday, November 28, 2018 'Dawnland' screening explores indigenous child removal impacts
A screening of “Dawnland,” a documentary examining the impact of indigenous child removal in the U.S., will begin at 6 p.m. Dec. 6 in the Nebraska Union Auditorium. The screening is free and open to the public. Learn more about this event
Alexis Saltzman (left) sits with her children Cecilia, Evelyn and Simon inside the Nebraska Union on Monday, Nov. 26, 2018, in Lincoln, Nebraska. | Daily Nebraskan
Tuesday, November 27, 2018 Women’s Center revitalizes program for helping student parents
Being a full-time student and a parent can be difficult — a reality that Alexis Saltzman knows all too well. Her day doesn’t start when she arrives on campus for her 9:30 class. She has a prior engagement — making sure her kids get to school on time. Learn more about this program
Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center | Daily Nebraskan
Monday, November 26, 2018 Native American Indian Heritage Month events give Native American students a voice
Each November, the University of Nebraska Inter-Tribal Exchange club hosts events celebrating Native American Indian Heritage Month to build community and bring awareness to Native American students. Learn more about this event
KLKN News story on the Huskers Helping Huskers Pantry+
Monday, November 26, 2018 Food pantry works to make sure no Husker goes hungry
College exams and homework are stressful enough, but imagine having to worry about where your next meal is going to come from. A student food pantry at the University of Nebraska- Lincoln is working to make sure no Husker goes hungry. Learn more about this program

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