diversity and inclusivity
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.
Monday, September 19, 2016
Campus Landmark Honors Legacy of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity
Wednesday, September 14, 2016
Hottest Ticket in Town: OASIS Stroll Off
Excitement and anticipation filled the air as seven multicultural Greek organizations took the stage at the Annual OASIS Stroll Off on Friday, Sept. 9. More than 500 students, alumni and community members packed the Centennial Room in the Nebraska Union to standing room only as they took in performances and cheered on participants.
Monday, August 29, 2016
Native Dancing Kicks Off the Academic Year
To welcome students to campus and celebrate the upcoming academic year, the Office of Academic Success and Intercultural Services (OASIS) partnered with the UNITE student group to host a kickoff event on Sunday, Aug. 28.