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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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Mental Wellness stock image
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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Students and UNL Family Weekend attendees on the field at the Husker Watch Party inside Memorial Stadium.
Thursday, October 5, 2017
Students take to the field at the Husker Watch Party
Over one thousand students and UNL Family Weekend attendees walked onto the field to cheer for the Huskers on the big screen on Friday, Sept. 29.

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Student members of the Character Council march in the homecoming parade at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln to honor Dr. Juan N. Franco.
Monday, September 25, 2017
Juan Franco honored during homecoming events
Franco, who passed away in August, served as vice chancellor for student affairs at Nebraska for 11 years. Events throughout the homecoming week recognized Franco’s life and legacy.

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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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Paul Gebers, a student employee at the Outdoor Adventures Center bike shop, works on a chain as part of a basic bike tune-up.
Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Husker Grow conversations reinforce student learning

A newly implemented program called Husker Grow is helping student employees connect job experiences with academic learning. During the 2016-17 academic year, 11 departments in Student Affairs piloted the program where student employees engage in structured conversations with a supervisor.

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Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity at Nebraska received top honors at the 2017 Pi Kappa Alpha Academy. Pictured: PIKE International President Shad Williams, Callaway Holt, Phil Levos, and PIKE Executive Vice President & CEO Justin Buck.
Thursday, August 10, 2017
Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity earns national honor

The Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln was honored with the Robert Adger Smythe Award, the highest undergraduate honor from the organization's headquarters. The award signifies that the Nebraska chapter is in the top 10 percentile of high performing chapters across the United States and Canada.

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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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The Huskers Helping Huskers Pantry+ has full shelves thanks to donations from residence hall students.
Friday, June 9, 2017
Pantry receives 8,000+ items from residence hall students

Last month nearly 6,000 students moved out of the residence halls at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. A partnership between the Residence Hall Association, Goodwill and the Huskers Helping Huskers Pantry+ offered students the chance to donate items on-site that they didn't want to move with them.

Over the course of approximately three weeks, donation bins collected 19,638 pounds of goods for Goodwill and more than 8,000 items for the pantry. Items commonly donated to the pantry included noodle soup, hot cocoa, oatmeal, cereal, soup, tuna, rice mixes, pasta and other snacks.

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