Students create cards for military and veteran children as part of the Husker Civic Challenge.
Friday, February 15, 2019 Students write messages to soldiers’ children as part of Glow Big Red
The Glow Big Red challenge,included a booth with the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Center for Civic Engagement to collect students’ messages of affirmation to children with active-duty military or veteran parents.

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Senator Ben Sasse participates in a discussion with students at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Tuesday, February 12, 2019 Nearly 600 attend conversation with Sen. Sasse
More than 500 Huskers listened as U.S. Sen. Ben Sasse participated in a question and answer session with students, faculty and staff in a Charter Week kickoff event on Feb. 11 at the Coliseum.

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Monday, February 4, 2019 Nominations sought for women of character, courage and commitment
Nominations for the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Women of Character, Courage and Commitment recognition are being sought. Nominees will be honored during a Women’s History Month banquet on March 7. All nominations are due Feb. 7.

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By the end of the spring semester, Nebraska plans to have 1,500 volunteers trained on how to recognize mental health issues and how to direct individuals to resources for assistance. The suicide prevention program is led by Big Red Resilience and Well-being.
Thursday, January 31, 2019 Grant expands university’s suicide prevention program
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln is using a federal award to strengthen mental health services and suicide prevention programming on campus. Announced in December, the three-year, $300,000 Garrett Lee Smith Suicide Prevention grant will help Nebraska officials develop a program to address student concerns, providing consistent mental health and suicide screening options.

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Monday, January 28, 2019 Fagan to kick off Our Nebraska events
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln will host a weeklong series of events exploring diversity and inclusion issues. The Our Nebraska program, previously known as the Empowerment Forum, is Jan. 28-31.

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Nebraska's Charlie Foster (center) talks with Huskers Angelica Solomon and Anthony Vu in the OASIS study lounge. Foster was awarded the 2019 Chancellor's Fulfilling the Dream award.
Friday, January 25, 2019 Foster's pursuit of diversity, inclusion excellence earns MLK honor
Charlie Foster has adopted a limitless approach to her work enhancing diversity and inclusion at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.

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Ronny Chieng
Friday, January 25, 2019 'Daily Show' comedian to perform at Nebraska Union
Comedian Ronny Chieng will perform at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 1 in the Nebraska Union Auditorium.

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Kate Christensen and Theron Christensen paint porch columns at a house on B Street as part of a citywide Paint-A-Thon Aug. 20, 2016.
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 Husker Civic Challenge aims for 1.5M hours of service
In commemoration of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s 150th year, the Center for Civic Engagement has challenged the university community to grow its helping handprint.

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Campus Recreation will host a Silent Disco on Jan. 25. The event is free for all students (with valid NCard).
Tuesday, January 22, 2019 Silent Disco to play Jan. 25
Campus Recreation is hosting a Silent Disco from 7 to 10 p.m. Jan 25 at the Campus Rec Center on City Campus. More than 1,000 students are expected to join the party and participate.

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Wednesday, January 16, 2019 MLK Week keynote to feature Hudl’s Jasmine Kingsley
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln will celebrate the legacy of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. with a series of events from Jan. 21-25.

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