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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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Tuesday, January 10, 2017
46 Greek leaders participate in suicide prevention training

As most students returned to campus on Sunday, Jan. 8, leaders of the fraternity and sorority community at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln tackled a tough topic—suicide. Presidents from 46 organizations attended QPR Suicide Prevention Gatekeeper Program training led by Nebraska Youth Suicide Prevention Project Region V, a grant-funded project focused on bystander intervention.

Presenters reviewed the three steps of Question, Persuade and Refer (QPR) to help save lives, emphasizing that you can make a difference.

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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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Stress-free Zone promotional materials
Friday, December 9, 2016
Students Improve Well-Being at UHC Stress-Free Zone

On Dec. 6, 7 and 8, the University Health Center (UHC) hosted Stress-Free Zone at the Adele Coryell Hall Learning Commons, the Nebraska Union and the Nebraska East Union. The Stress-Free Zone gave students resources to increase their well-being and de-stress before finals week.

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Angelica Solomon with Joe Starita at the Native American Symposium at University of Nebraska-Lincoln
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.

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Franco's List recipients for fall 2016
Monday, November 21, 2016
Recipients of Franco's List and Give Back. Big. Awards Announced

Franco's List

On Friday, Nov. 18, the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Juan N. Franco and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Character Council awarded 30 students with the Franco’s List distinction. Staff, faculty, and friends and family of the recipients were in attendance as guest speaker Dr. Ann Koopman opened the ceremony with inspirational quotations. Koopman thanked the students for making a positive impact on campus and in the community. 

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Friday, November 18, 2016
Students Find Answers on Health Insurance Options

As participants in the 2016 White House Healthy Campus Challenge, the University Health Center held Open Enrollment Open House sessions for students on Monday, Nov. 14 and Tuesday, Nov. 15. The sessions informed attendees about the different types of health insurance available to students.

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A slide from the presentation
Wednesday, November 16, 2016
Self-Analysis Encourages Professionals to Improve Communication

On Tuesday, Nov. 15, speaker Vicki Highstreet led a group of Student Affairs staff through an exercise on Establishing Effective Communication in the Workplace. This seminar was part of the Student Affairs Staff Council’s professional development series.

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