Tuesday, September 10, 2019Well-being, welcoming attitude among top priorities for new Greek director
To Leigh Thiedeman, being the director of the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life is about more than improving the program. It’s about being a support system and establishing bonds between Greek life members and staff.
Monday, September 9, 2019Initiative 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.
Friday, September 6, 2019University Police, ASUN team up to raise awareness of sexual violence
University Police and student leaders are teaming up to spur a campus conversation and raise awareness about sexual assault prevention and support programs available at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.
Friday, April 19, 2019FitBox at East Campus Rec to provide equipment for outdoor exercise
A new piece of outdoor equipment at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Recreation and Wellness Center on East Campus may look like a box, but Kelsey Whittaker said it’s much more than just storage. Whittaker, interim assistant director for fitness, said the FitBox is approximately 10 feet by 10 feet and includes items that attach to the container and holds items for use on the new turf area outside the Rec building.
Monday, March 11, 2019Outdoor Adventures Center plans spring break trip to Gulf of California
For Lauren Petersen, leaving a legacy at her school meant establishing a new spring break trip through the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Outdoor Adventures Center to kayak in the Gulf of California. The political science major will lead five students with minimal sea kayaking experience for six days to explore nature. This is the first time the Outdoor Adventures Center has traveled needing passports in over 10 years.
Thursday, January 31, 2019Grant 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.
Thursday, January 10, 2019Harper Dining Center expands allergen-friendly program
The Harper Dining Center at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is limiting its ingredients to meet an increasing need. The dining center started offering allergen-friendly food full time at the start of the semester, after staff received positive feedback from the 8 Plus program testing.