Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Strategic plan eyes university where ‘every person, every interaction matters’

A strategic plan to guide the University of Nebraska–Lincoln to 2025 is calling for an initial course that leads to an institution where “every person and every interaction matters.”

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Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Caruso brings orientation, mobility training to Nebraska

Growing up in a small farming community in north New Jersey, Eric Caruso’s family raised puppies for The Seeing Eye, an organization that raises and trains guide dogs for blind people.

After earning his bachelor’s degree in American history, Caruso began working at that same organization, which started him on a path that eventually led him to Nebraska.

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Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Nigeria to Nebraska: Husker brings international perspective to journalism college

Like many international students, Margaret Nongo-Okojokwu felt a combination of uncertainty and excitement as she arrived at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln for the first time.

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Monday, September 23, 2019

Diversity, inclusion leader offers office hours to campus

Nebraska’s inaugural vice chancellor for diversity and inclusion is holding regular office hours to encourage one-on-one meetings with students, faculty and staff.

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Monday, September 23, 2019

Engineering background aids Barker in diversity, inclusion work

Marco Barker is applying disciplines learned as an industrial engineer to establish a network dedicated to expanding inclusivity and cultural understanding on campus.

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Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Longtime victim advocate talks about campus work, education, outreach

Melissa Wilkerson is wrapping up her first year as a victim advocate in the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Center for Advocacy, Response and Education.

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Wednesday, September 11, 2019

One Love bringing relationship violence prevention education to campus

Intimate partner violence is prevalent among college-aged adults. According to the United States Department of Justice, 53% of all college students have reported experiencing abuse from a current or previous partner.

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Wednesday, September 11, 2019

'Cover the Cruiser' unites campus against sexual violence

More than 75 Huskers pledged to speak out and stand up against sexual and relationship violence in the first of a three-day "Cover the Cruiser" initiative.

Organized by the University Police Department and the Association of Students of the University of Nebraska, the project encourages students, faculty and staff to sign a “Use Your Voice” pledge card and attach it to a police car. Each card signifies a commitment to help others and speak out against all forms of sexual violence.

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Monday, September 9, 2019

Initiative calls on Huskers to speak out on sexual assault

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln is encouraging all Huskers to help prevent relationship violence and sexual assault by adopting a call to action that also identifies a new university initiative: Use Your Voice.

Led by Student Affairs, the initiative is designed to drive meaningful dialogue about the prevalence of sexual violence on university campuses, where one in four undergraduate women and one of every 10 students overall are sexually assaulted or raped.

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Monday, September 9, 2019

Campus, community resources promote a safer university experience

Across campus and the Lincoln community, students, faculty and staff at Nebraska have access to a variety of resources to stay safe and supported in their day-to-day lives.

Click through the list below to see what organizations are available to help, from Counseling and Psychological Services to the LGBTQA+ Resource and Women's Centers on the third floor of the Nebraska Union.

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