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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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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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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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