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Friday, July 10, 2020

Panel discussion to feature Black Student Union, BLM leaders

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Chancellor’s Commission on the Status of People of Color and TRIO Programs will host a public Zoom and livestream event on the Black Student Union from 6 to 8 p.m. July 15.

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Thursday, July 9, 2020

Nebraska unwavering in supports for international students

University of Nebraska–Lincoln leaders voiced continued support for international students following a July 6 announcement by the federal government.

As outlined by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, international students pursuing degrees in the United States may have to leave the country or risk deportation if universities switch to online-only courses. At this time, the policy is not expected to impact Nebraska students as the university is moving forward with plans to offer in-person, on-campus instruction during the fall semester.

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Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Five to help guide Nebraska U’s anti-racism journey

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln is continuing its pursuit of racial justice, following the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and others that galvanized calls for the end to systemic racism across the United States.

In a July 7 message to the university community, Chancellor Ronnie Green reaffirmed the university’s commitment to continued work addressing anti-racism and racial equity at the university, and announced the next steps the university will take.

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Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Data shows improved campus climate for LGBTQA+ students

Roughly 10% of students at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln identify as LGBTQA+.

Ryan Fette, education and outreach coordinator in the Office of Institutional Equity and Compliance, along with Pat Tetreault, director of the LGBTQA+ Resource and Women’s Centers, say that number could be even higher than reported — making the mission of understanding and supporting those students all the more important.

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