diversity and inclusivity
Friday, December 9, 2016
A Pioneering Native American Woman Inspires 21st Century Students
When junior Angelica Solomon arrived to listen to speaker Joe Starita at the Native American Symposium, she thought she’d be getting lunch and maybe listen to something interesting—she had no idea that she’d hear about her great-grandmother’s plight in becoming the first female Native American doctor.
Friday, November 11, 2016
Q&A with Dr. Jean Amoura
In January 2017, the University Health Center will begin offering a Transgender Care Clinic. Dr. Jean Amoura, who brings 10 years of experience in transgender care and hormone treatment, will be the primary care provider for the clinic. On Wednesday, Nov. 16 from 4-5 p.m., the LGBTQA+ Resource Center is hosting a meet and greet with Dr. Amoura in the Nebraska Union, room 346.
Thursday, November 10, 2016
LGBTQA+ Workshops Teach Advocacy and Inclusivity
Throughout November the LGBTQA+ Resource Center is hosting workshops for students, staff and faculty to learn how to create inclusive environments.
Wednesday, November 9, 2016
Dia de los Muertos Celebration Draws Hundreds to Kauffman
Although Dia de los Muertos occurs on the first and second of November, hundreds of students, faculty and staff, and members of the community gathered in Kauffman Hall to celebrate on Nov. 4.
The Mexican American Student Association (MASA) and Lambda Theta Nu Sorority, Inc. planned the event that included food, crafts, music and more. In addition, the Mexican Dance Academy of Nebraska performed traditional dances and showcased a play related to the holiday and the importance of remembrance.
Friday, November 4, 2016
OASIS Hosts Speaker to Discuss Asian American Student Issues
On Wednesday, Nov. 2, students filled the OASIS Student Lounge to discuss the challenges that Asian American and international students face at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Speaker Rebecca Reinhardt opened the discussion by reflecting on her own struggle to learn English and adapt to American culture after moving from China.
Friday, October 7, 2016
Pi Alpha Chi Joins Nebraska Panhellenic Association as Associate Member
Pi Alpha Chi, a local sorority founded on Catholic values, was accepted into the Panhellenic Association at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln as an associate member in September.
Friday, September 30, 2016
Drag Workshop Teaches Performance Art to Students
More than 100 students gathered in the Unity Room at the Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center on Thurs., Sept. 29, for the How to Do Drag Workshop. The LGBTQA+ Resource Center and the UNL Spectrum student organization hosted the event in place of a regular UNL Spectrum meeting. At the event, Michael Johnson and Trent Battershaw, experienced drag performers, taught attendees different types of drag and gave tips for on stage performance and how to choose the right name, music, makeup and clothes.
Monday, September 26, 2016
Student Spotlight: "Changed" by College
Friday, September 23, 2016
Hispanic Culture Celebrated with Fiesta on the Green
On Thurs., Sept. 22, hundreds of students, faculty and community members of all ages gathered for Fiesta on the Green, an annual event sponsored by the Office of Academic Success and Intercultural Services to celebrate Latino culture during National Hispanic Heritage Month.