Wednesday, November 27, 2019Six ways to give in December
Giving back and volunteering actually benefits you – it makes you happier while encouraging social connections, and studies indicate it might improve your health. Check out these six upcoming opportunities for giving back on campus and in Lincoln.
Thursday, November 21, 2019Coffee Talks bring together domestic, international students
Friendships and conversations are brewing through weekly Coffee Talks at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. Launched as a pilot project in April 2016 by Student Involvement, the program brings together domestic and international students to explore life on campus, cultures and anything else that comes to mind during hour-long chats in the Nebraska Union.
Thursday, November 21, 2019Student groups take the stage for A Cappella Night
UPC Nebraska will present A Cappella Night at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 22 in the Nebraska Union Ballroom. The musical showcase will feature award-winning University of Nebraska–Lincoln student a cappella groups The Bathtub Dogs, Boots and Cats, Pitch Please, The Red Keys, Rocktavo and Take Note.
Thursday, November 14, 2019Writer Gabby Rivera to speak Nov. 15
Writer and storyteller Gabby Rivera will speak at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 15 in the Nebraska Union Auditorium. Rivera, a queer Latinx writer living in Oakland, California, is the author of the 2016 young adult novel “Juliet Takes a Breath” and the 2017-18 comic book “America,” featuring Marvel’s first queer Latina superhero, America Chavez.
Tuesday, October 15, 2019UNITE spreads awareness of Native American culture
On Monday, members of the University of Nebraska Inter-Tribal Exchange strolled around campus, handing out flyers and telling the University of Nebraska-Lincoln community why they were celebrating Indigenous Peoples’ Day instead of Columbus Day. This is just one of the ways UNITE strives to educate students on Native American issues throughout the year.
Sunday, October 6, 2019Looking back: N150 Homecoming
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln combined historic campus traditions with modern twists to present a Husker homecoming like no other. Celebrating the university's 150th anniversary, the 2019 Homecoming featured an expanded slate of events, a rejuvenated Cornstock festival, the university's largest parade ever, a live performance by "The Voice" finalist Hannah Huston, and many family-friendly opportunities.
Saturday, October 5, 2019Cornstock makes a comeback, kicks off homecoming weekend
The smell of funnel cake and grilled corn filled the air, while the lights of the stage and the ferris wheel illuminated the carnival games and attractions. UNL students, families and Lincoln community members attended the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s 2019 Cornstock Festival to kick off homecoming weekend.
Saturday, October 5, 2019Snakehips and PUBLIC bring Huskers closer together at UNL Homecoming Concert
The Lancaster Event Center lit up with rainbow glow sticks on a chilly Thursday, Oct. 3, for the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Homecoming concert. DJ D-Wayne from Lincoln Top 40 radio station 106.3 KFRX introduced the first act, the Cincinnati pop-rock band PUBLIC.
Monday, September 30, 2019Students celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with Fiesta on the Green
Recently, students across campus gathered near the Nebraska Union for Fiesta on the Green — an event celebrating Hispanic food, dance, music and more.
The celebration was hosted by the Office of Academic Success and Intercultural Services in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month. Multiple registered students organizations, including the Mexican American Student Association, attended the event.
Nebraska Today sat down with Miguel Avila Garcia, president of MASA, for a Q&A about Fiesta on the Green and the work his organization is doing on campus.
Friday, September 20, 201986 individuals. 1,340 combined hours of service.
A round of applause to our Student Affairs team members honored at the Celebration of Service for their service and fortitude to the university. Each day our staff impact the lives of students, helping them to be their best.
Tuesday, August 27, 2019Welcome activities jump-start Huskers' new academic year
Dozens of events were held as part of the university's expanded Big Red Welcome, including Nebraska's first-year student tunnel run, a giant icebreaker activity in Campus Rec, new student convocation and a barbeque with Chancellor Ronnie Green.