Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Faculty 101 talks poetry, reggae with Dawes

Welcome to season four of Faculty 101, a podcast that offers a listen into the pursuits and perspectives of Husker faculty.

Hosted by Mary Jane Bruce, these stories explore how our faculty got here, what they’ve learned along the way, and why they do what they do at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.

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Tuesday, March 17, 2020

10 Huskers honored with Student Luminary Awards

Ten University of Nebraska–Lincoln students have been honored with Student Luminary Awards for their exceptional leadership and commitment to improving campus life.

The awards, which are presented annually to eight undergraduate and two graduate students, were announced during a campus reception March 13. Those selected demonstrate a significant and active commitment to inclusion, are advocates for positive change, initiate activities that help every Husker feel valued, strive for personal well-being and model academic excellence inside and outside the classroom.

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Thursday, March 12, 2020

First-gen grad making a difference through AmeriCorps

Claire Bartels recalls feeling a mix of excitement, and uncertainty, during her first few weeks at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.

Starting college brought new friends, classes and opportunities — but it also meant navigating experiences completely unfamiliar to her as a first-generation student, or someone whose parents or guardians did not earn a four-year degree.

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Thursday, March 12, 2020

University cancels classes, transitions to remote teaching

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln announced that, in response to the COVID-19 virus, classes will be canceled March 16-20. The decision allows for a transition to remote teaching on March 30.

The university, including residence halls, will remain open. All non-essential student and employee travel through the end of the spring semester, as well as all summer study abroad programs through June 30, are suspended.

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Wednesday, March 4, 2020

Nebraska to celebrate writing, leadership of Dawes

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln is celebrating the award-winning poetry, global collaborations and unyielding service of Kwame Dawes.

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Tuesday, March 3, 2020

Lecture to explore historical trauma, healing in indigenous communities

Misty Frazier, executive director of the Nebraska Indian Child Welfare Coalition, will present a lecture on historical trauma and healing within indigenous communities at 4 p.m. March 9 in Love Library's Peterson Room.

Her talk is part of a series of events supporting the traveling exhibit “Native Voices: Native Peoples’ Concepts of Health and Illness," which is currently on display in University Libraries.

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Tuesday, March 3, 2020

National TRIO Day celebrates program's success on campus

Alexis Mercado and nearly 200 other students gathered at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln on Feb. 29 to celebrate National TRIO Day.

As a first-generation student from Madison, Nebraska, Mercado applied to the university's TRIO program prior to his freshman year. Through participation in TRIO, Mercado has found a supportive community to answer questions, offer academic assistance and instill a sense of belonging.

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Monday, March 2, 2020

Finding Home BEING PURPOSEFUL WITH SOLID COMMUNITY

My parents moved from China to Pittsburgh, PA so my Dad could go to school. I was born here, a first generation Chinese American. I noticed that early in my childhood that my parents weren't really meant to be. The day after my third-grade birthday, my dad left. We quickly went from lower-middle class to the lowest bracket possible. We went from living in a house to living on top of a restaurant for free at one point.

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Friday, February 21, 2020

ASUN offers bandanas for mental health awareness campaign

Additional green bandanas for the Bandana Project, a mental health awareness campaign, are available in the ASUN office, Room 136 in the Nebraska Union.

ASUN will host a booth to distribute bandanas from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 25 in the Nebraska Union.

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Friday, February 21, 2020

Rutgers grad student to perform one-woman play

Corrine Yap will be performing her one-woman play, “Uniform Convergence,” at 4 p.m. Feb. 21 in Avery Hall, Room 115.

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