diversity and inclusivity

6 Weeks of Welcome Infographic - Big Red Welcome at University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Monday, October 16, 2017
Six Weeks of Welcome and countless activities
As students enjoy Fall Break, it's worth noting the number of activities and accomplishments from the beginning of the semester.

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Friday, October 13, 2017
‘Check Up From the Neck Up’ raises awareness, fights stigma
More than 100 students received free screenings for depression, anxiety, stress and other mood conditions at Nebraska Medicine–University Health Center’s annual Check Up From the Neck Up event on Oct. 5.

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Dish It Up poster image with plates
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Students discuss Latinx culture at Dish It Up
On Tuesday, Oct. 3, Office of Academic Success and Intercultural Services (OASIS) co-sponsored a late night Dish It Up session facilitated by the Mexican-American Student Association (MASA).

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Richard Harris will present "Disability Humor: The Bridge Over the Discomfort Gap" on Friday, Oct. 20, 2017 at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Speaker invites humor while discussing disabilities

Student affairs professionals are invited to participate in the fall 2017 professional development workshop, focusing on bridging the gap between discomfort and humor in disabilities.

On Friday, Oct. 20, Richard Harris, the retired director of student disability services at Ball State University, will present “Disability Humor: The Bridge Over the Discomfort Gap.” Harris was a co-founder of the Association on Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD) and twice served as its president.

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Students color pages from the Women's Center.
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
New student leadership retreat to focus on inclusive leadership
The retreat entitled Leadership Out LOUD: Building Confident Leaders and Vocal Advocates will take place October 20-21, 2017. Applications are due Oct. 6.

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Delta Sigma Theta and Sigma Lambda Beta at University of Nebraska-Lincoln win the Stroll Off competition.
Monday, September 11, 2017
Delta Sigma Theta and Sigma Lambda Beta earn Stroll Off top honors
Hosted by the Office of Academic Success and Intercultural Services (OASIS) in conjunction with the National Pan-Hellenic Council and Multicultural Greek Councils at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, this year’s event included three fraternities and three sororities competing for recognition plaques and a cash prize.

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Polynesian torch dancer at University of Nebraska-Lincoln OASIS Kickoff event on Aug. 27, 2017.
Wednesday, August 30, 2017
OASIS invites campus to explore diverse cultures
Hawaiian flora, a flaming torch and Polynesian dancers may seem unlikely in Nebraska, but that’s exactly what attendees experienced at the OASIS Kickoff event

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Participants in the Mandela Fellows program sort donations to the Homeless Prevention Center.
Tuesday, July 11, 2017
Mandela Fellows say Nebraska fosters a culture of giving

On a warm Friday afternoon, eight fellows visiting Nebraska through the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders volunteered to sort goods at the Homeless Prevention Center as part of the Civic Leadership Institute. The Office of International Engagement, in collaboration with the College of Education and Human Sciences, the College of Journalism and the Center for Civic Engagement, provides leadership for the Institute.

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Native American dancer performs on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln green space at the UNITE powwow.
Monday, April 24, 2017
UNITE powwow honors graduates and celebrates traditions

On Saturday, April 22 the University of Nebraska Inter-Tribal Exchange (UNITE) hosted a powwow on the Nebraska Union green space to honor graduates. Hundreds of community members and Nebraska affiliates gathered to watch traditional dances and socialize.

“Not only are powwows a social gathering but [they’re] also a celebration,” said Angelica Solomon, treasure of UNITE. “We invite graduates of all levels to come out and celebrate their accomplishment.”

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Lavender Graduate participants and award recipients 2017
Friday, April 21, 2017
14 grads honored at Lavender Graduation

Eight undergraduates, five graduate students and one doctoral student participated in the Ninth Annual Lavender Graduation hosted by the LGBTQA+ Resource Center on Thursday, April 20. The ceremony honored graduates as well as individuals whose outstanding contributions have positively impacted the LGBTQA+ community.

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