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Thursday, August 22, 2019 Rural teachers receive STEM leadership training at Nebraska

This summer, 14 rural elementary school teachers from across the state met in Lincoln for the first sessions of the NebraskaSTEM project.

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Wednesday, August 14, 2019 Dishari adds DOE, university awards to accolades

Shudipto Dishari has been at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln for only three years, but she’s already earning plenty of attention for innovative work in both the laboratory and the classroom.

It’s recognition that Dishari, assistant professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering, said not only has opened doors professionally but also helped validate career-path decisions.

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Wednesday, August 7, 2019 Nebraska U, EDUCAUSE partner for Women Advance IT Conference

University of Nebraska–Lincoln Information Technology Services and University of Nebraska Online are partnering with EDUCAUSE, to present the 2019 Women Advance IT Leadership Conference, Nov. 5-6 at Nebraska Innovation Campus.

Now in its fifth year, the conference draws more than 350 participants from higher education, business and technology fields. The theme for the 2019 conference is “Disruption,” with presentations that encourage inclusiveness and continued education in improving diversity. Open to the public, registration is available online.

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Tuesday, August 6, 2019 Friday to join diversity and inclusion leadership team

Nkenge Friday has been named the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s first assistant vice chancellor for strategic initiatives within the Office of Diversity and Inclusion.

Selected following a national search, Friday will serve as a campus leader and strategist on diversity and inclusion initiatives.

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