Maddie Lorenzen crowns a queen at the Iowa Miss Amazing Pageant
Sunday, February 12, 2017 Student directs her fifth and final Miss Amazing pageant
A brother with a profound intellectual disability, a sister who competed in pageants and a passion for helping others -- that combination of characteristics led Maddie Lorenzen to become state director of the Iowa Miss Amazing Pageant. Read more about this story
Mandela Washington Fellows applauding at a 2015 group summit
Tuesday, February 7, 2017 Nebraska joins elite list of host institutions for U.S.-Africa program
The university will welcome 25 emerging leaders from 49 sub-Saharan African nations for a six-week Civic Leadership Institute in June. Read more about this story
Monday, February 6, 2017 Intercultural Spotlight celebrates unity with a talent competition
More than 400 students, faculty and staff members gathered in the Nebraska Union on Feb. 4 to watch twelve student groups compete in the Intercultural Spotlight Competition. The evening highlighted unity and cultural appreciation through entertaining performances. Read more about this event
All are Welcome graphic
Monday, January 30, 2017 University issues statement, advisory following presidential order
Following President Trump's executive order barring entry to the United States by those coming from seven Muslim-majority countries, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln issued the following statement and shared an advisory with its international community of scholars. Read more about this story
Karen Kassebaum poses during the Dear World event held in the Nebraska Union in spring 2016. Kassebaum is winner of the 2017 Chancellor's Fulfilling the Dream Award.
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 Kassebaum to receive Chancellor’s Fulfilling the Dream Award
For her commitment to diversity and inclusion, Kassebaum will be honored with the 2017 Chancellor’s Fulfilling the Dream Award. The honor is reserved for individuals who contribute to the university or community in promoting the goals and vision of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Read more about this story
Portrait photo of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Monday, January 9, 2017 MLK Week observances are Jan. 16-20
Martin Luther King Jr. Week at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln will begin with the 22nd Annual MLK Youth Rally and March at 8 a.m. Jan. 16. The university will host several other events during MLK Week. Read more about the week's events
Tuesday, December 6, 2016 National symposium at Lied to address diversity, inclusion

Leaders and representatives from major U.S. universities will gather at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Lied Center for Performing Arts for a comprehensive discussion about diversity and inclusion. The three-day symposium, from Dec. 6-8, will feature opportunities for interaction with the public and university community.

Read more about this symposium in Nebraska Today
Courtesy photo - Volunteers on team Nebraska walk a stretch of highway as part of the veteran suicide awareness ruck march to Iowa City.
Tuesday, November 22, 2016 Veterans are focus of Nebraska, Iowa team up
Organized by student veteran organizations at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln and University of Iowa, more than 200 volunteers are walking a ceremonial football to the Hawkeyes' Kinnick Stadium for the Nov. 25 game between the Big Ten institutions. The "Things They Carry Ruck March," having started at Memorial Stadium on Nov. 17, will traverse 347 miles. Read more about this effort
Friday, November 18, 2016 Diversity analysis forums are Nov. 21
A series of campus forums on Nov. 21 will launch the next phase in the University of Nebraska–Lincoln's campuswide diversity and inclusion study. The forums, led by Rona T. Halualani of Halualani and Associates, will discuss the diversity benchmarking results announced in October and the upcoming diversity mapping process. Read more about these events
Aerial photo of City Campus
Tuesday, November 8, 2016 Diversity symposia series opens with Latino focus
Annual diversity leadership symposia organized by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln will draw more than 1,750 high school students to campus in November. The series launches Nov. 8 as more than 1,000 are registered for the Latino Leadership Symposium. Other areas of focus in the series include symposia exploring issues in the black and Native communities on Nov. 16 and Nov. 30, respectively. Read more about these events