Former Vice Chancellor Juan Franco is celebrated in an altar for Dia de los Muertos in the Nebraska Union on Nov. 5, 2017, in Lincoln, Nebraska. The event was hosted by the Mexican American Student Association and had multiple altars put together by different groups on campus. Photo by Elsie Stormberg
Monday, November 6, 2017 Día de los Muertos: UNL, Lincoln celebrate with alters, treats
Students and Lincoln community members gathered to celebrate Día de los Muertos, also known as Day of the Dead, in the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Nebraska Union on Sunday, Nov. 5. Learn more about this event
UnBoxing participants, including Siaira Baustert (center, in purple), step outside of their boxes during the Oct. 27 event in the Nebraska Union.
Monday, October 30, 2017 UnBoxing helps Huskers step beyond stereotypes
Through a series of simple prompts, more than 75 Huskers stepped beyond stereotypes to celebrate their differences and similarities. Learn more about this activity
Kevin Hines
Monday, October 23, 2017 Suicide survivor to share his story of hope
Suicide survivor and activist Kevin Hines will speak at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 2 in the Nebraska Union Auditorium, 1400 R St. Learn more about this event
On October 12, 2017, UNL's UPC hosts Carlotta Walls, member of the Little Rock Nine, in the Nebraska Union. In September of 1957, Carlotta and eight others integrated Little Rock Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas. Photo by Peyton Stoike of the Daily Nebraskan
Friday, October 13, 2017 UPC presents member of Little Rock Nine, Carlotta Walls LaNier
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln University Program Council invited Carlotta Walls LaNier, member of the Little Rock Nine, to speak about her hardships and experiences in changing United States history as a 14 year old. Read more about this event
SJ Sindu | Courtesy photo
Friday, October 13, 2017 Alumna SJ Sindu highlights queer South Asian women in her writing
Novelist and University of Nebraska-Lincoln alumna SJ Sindu is working to break queer stereotypes and narrate the untold story of South Asian LGBT women through her writing. Read more about this alumna
Nebraska students participate in Husker Dialogies, a diversity and inclusion event facilitated by more than 370 faculty, staff and student conversation guides, and held Sept. 6, 2017.
Tuesday, October 3, 2017 Diversity analysis identifies Nebraska's strengths, need for goals
An 11-month analysis has found that diversity programming at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln is plentiful but in need of a strategic direction to establish and effectively pursue goals related to diversity, equity and inclusion. Read more about this story
Art by Michael Jonson of the Daily Nebraskan
Tuesday, October 3, 2017 LGBTQA+ Resource Center celebrates 10 years at UNL
The LGBTQA+ Resource Center will kick off its 10 year anniversary at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln by celebrating LGBT History Month this October. The annual LGBT History Month celebration is filled with events to bring awareness and knowledge to the campus regarding the LGBT community. Read more about this story
Nebraska First Gen logo
Monday, October 2, 2017 Faculty, staff unite to support first-generation college students
Launched with the start of the 2017-18 academic year, the First-Generation Nebraska initiative is designed to establish a network that links first-generation college students with faculty and staff who share a similar academic experience. Read more about this program
Lindsey Jarema, president of oSTEM, works in a lab at Othmer hall on Sept. 27, 2017, in Lincoln, Nebraska. Photo by Sabrina Sommer.
Friday, September 29, 2017 Student creates oSTEM chapter to focus on LGBTQ community in STEM fields
oSTEM, or Out in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, is a national professional student organization that is a new club at Nebraska. The group focuses on LGBTQ students in the STEM community. Read more about this organization
Students color images that break stereotypes.
Friday, September 22, 2017 New student leadership retreat to focus on inclusive leadership
A new two-day student leadership retreat aims to help participants gain confidence in their abilities to facilitate difficult conversations, to increase awareness of what it means to be an inclusive leader and to help students develop action plans for student organizations to which they belong. The retreat entitled Leadership OutLOUD: Building Confident Leaders and Vocal Advocates will take place October 20-21, 2017. Read more about this event