diversity and inclusivity

Friday, March 10, 2017
Survey and Slices creates fun environment for Campus Climate Survey

On Feb. 28, the LGBTQA+ Resource Center hosted Survey and Slices, a fun, low-stress event where 30 students enjoyed free pizza as they completed the Center’s online Campus Climate Survey. 

The survey, which consists of 150 questions and takes 30 minutes to complete, gives university staff and faculty a better understanding of how the campus climate affects LGBTQA+ students.

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Autumn Branch and Andrea Fulgiam shared their experiences with Mizzou's Concerned Student 1950 protest with Nebraska students in the OASIS Student Lounge.
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
How to be an activist: Tips from organizers of Mizzou’s Concerned Student 1950 protest

On Tuesday, Feb. 21, Autumn Branch and Andrea Fulgiam shared their experiences with Mizzou's Concerned Student 1950 protest.

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Students attend A Love Affair Gala at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Saturday, February 18, 2017
Celebrating the dimensions of love at A Love Affair Gala

On Feb. 17, students, staff and faculty gathered in the Ross Van Brunt Visitor’s Center for Office of Academic Success and Intercultural Services' A Love Affair Gala. The gala, free for students, was a celebration of Black History Month and the various dimensions of love.

Rev. Karla Cooper opened the gala with a message. The reverend emphasized that love is instinctive, and people must love themselves before they can love others.

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Thursday, February 16, 2017
Register to attend Our Nebraska
Formerly known as the Empowerment Forum, Our Nebraska is a week-long celebration of inclusion. Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to register to attend events throughout the week of March 6-10, 2017.

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UNL Omani Student Association during multicultural spotlight
Tuesday, February 7, 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.

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Organizers of the Out of the Darkness Walk at the University of Nebraska
Wednesday, February 1, 2017
Student organization honored for raising $25,000 for suicide prevention

Out of the Darkness, a student organization now in its second year at Nebraska, was honored by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) for raising more than $25,000 and being a Top 10 Fundraising Walk in 2016. The campus group ranked fifth among campuses nationwide. An award was presented to Nebraska representatives at the 2017 AFSP Chapter Leadership Conference in Orange County.

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Friday, January 27, 2017
Students share the tradition of Lunar New Year

On Thursday, Jan. 26, the Office of Academic Support and Intercultural Services hosted a Lunar New Year celebration for the University of Nebraska-Lincoln campus community.

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Monday, January 23, 2017
MLK Week encourages reflection and rallying

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln recently celebrated Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy and reflected upon the role of his dream in America today. Multiple events in January called upon the university community to perpetuate social justice through education and meaningful conversations.

Keynote Speaker: Ryan Mack

On Wednesday, Jan. 18, students, faculty and staff gathered in the Nebraska Union auditorium for the MLK Week Chancellor’s Program.

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Students raise awareness for immigration policy reform through the Define American student organization
Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Nebraska Define American RSO Wins National Award

The Define American Chapter at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln received the College Chapter of the Year award from the national organization in December.

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Late Night Lounge craft project
Monday, December 12, 2016
Late Night Lounge Offers Study Space and Evening Activities

From Dec. 5 to Dec. 8, students flocked to the OASIS Lounge and Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center for Late Night Lounge, traditionally held the week prior to finals. Hosted by the Office of Academic Success and Intercultural Services (OASIS) and the OASIS Student Advisory Board, Late Night Lounge provided students with a place to de-stress or a destination to study for upcoming finals. Rooms on the second floor were reserved for students who needed to quiet space to study away.

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