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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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The Nebraska LGBTQA Resource Center accepts an ACPA award for Commitment to Social Justice Education.
Monday, June 12, 2017
LGBTQA+ Resource Center accepts ACPA award

The LGBTQA+ Resource Center at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln recently accepted the Commitment to Social Justice Education award from the ACPA, an international organization for college student educators.

Selected by the ACPA Commission for Social Justice Educators, this award honors a department, campus, ACPA committee or commission that demonstrates a commitment to social justice education and development, training or programming.

Nebraska faculty member Stephanie Bondi nominated the LGBTQA+ Resource Center for this honor.

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Portrait of Juan N. Franco, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Friday, June 2, 2017
Q&A with Dr. Juan N. Franco
Before Juan N. Franco, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs returns to faculty in the Counseling Psychology Department, he shared a few thoughts on his career and the higher education environment.

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Franco's List recipients, spring 2017
Friday, April 21, 2017
43 students honored for character and civic engagement

A combined ceremony on Thursday, April 19, recognized positive achievements for students named to ‘Franco’s List’ and those who earned certificates and service awards through the Center for Civic Engagement. At the event the Character Council debuted two new distinctions, the Sam Foltz Award and the Franco Fund Scholarship.

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Mortar Board and Innocents members at Nebraska
Sunday, April 9, 2017
Ivy Day tradition endures

On Saturday, April 8, the Innocents Society and the Black Masque Chapter of Mortar Board recognized new members, outgoing members and undergraduate scholarship recipients at the Champions Club before planting the ceremonial ivy on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln campus as part of the annual Ivy Day celebration.

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Daryl Swanson Campus Life Impact Award 2017, Hope IV Us
Friday, April 7, 2017
Student achievements applauded at Student Impact Awards

On Thursday, April 6, Student Involvement honored outstanding contributions and efforts by Recognized Student Organizations (RSOs), RSO leaders and advisors at the Student Impact Awards.

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George "Sam" Goodin
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Goodin named director of Services for Students with Disabilities

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln has named George “Sam” Goodin as director of Services for Students with Disabilities. Goodin, director of Disability Support Services at Southern Illinois University, will start his new role April 3.

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Saturday, March 11, 2017
Our Nebraska celebrates inclusion

Our Nebraska, a series of events held March 6-10, gave students from all backgrounds the opportunity to discuss what it means to be diverse and how to create an inclusive campus and community.

Previously known as the Empowerment Forum, Our Nebraska offered events throughout an entire week rather than in a concentrated day-long seminar. Activities were sponsored by Student Affairs and the Office of Academic Support and Intercultural Services (OASIS) with co-sponsorship from the Diversity Council.

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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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Monday, February 13, 2017
226 faculty, staff receive Parents' Recognition Awards
More than 225 University of Nebraska-Lincoln employees were recently honored for providing support to students.

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