Nebraska's 2018 Mandela Washington Fellows pose after planting a tree on campus in honor of Nelson Mandela's birthday.
Nebraska to host third cohort of Mandela fellows

For the third-straight year, the University of Nebraska–Lincoln has been named an institute partner in the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders program, funded by the U.S. Department of State.

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Nebraska’s Dr. Sudeep Banerjee (front left) will conduct laser-particle acceleration research with Dr. Nilson Vieira (right) of IPEN in São Paulo, Brazil under a new SPRINT award.
Nebraska-Brazil team selected by São Paulo Research Foundation for collaborative project funding

Through a recent São Paulo Researchers in International Collaboration (SPRINT) award, Nebraska’s Dr. Sudeep Banerjee is exploring an alternative source for x-rays using laser-particle acceleration with an international team in Brazil.

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The University of Nebraska–Lincoln is among the top 45 institutions within the United States for producing students who earn Fulbright awards. PC: Craig Chandler, University Communications.
Nebraska again among best for student Fulbrights

A record-setting year has earned the University of Nebraska–Lincoln a spot among the nation’s top 45 institutions for student Fulbright awards. 

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The International Student and Scholar Office (ISSO) provides support to international students, scholars, faculty, and staff with various immigration workshops and social programming.
ISSO announces spring immigration workshops and programming

Throughout the year, the International Student and Scholar Office (ISSO) hosts various workshops on immigration and social programming for students. The Feb. 26 workshop focuses on permanent residency, while March’s focuses on the H1-B process.

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Students meet with a PIESL staff member to improve their English skills. Courtesy photo.
A global exchange without leaving campus

The Programs in English as a Second Language and Global Studies internship program provides a unique opportunity that benefits both domestic and international students. 

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From top left: Dr. Amelia Montes, Dr. Ali Moeller, Professor David Hardwood, Professor Christopher Fielding, Professor Tracy Frank, and Professor Chigozie Obioma. Courtesy photos.
Faculty Features: Jan. 15 – Feb. 14

Read more about the faculty members recently featured for their Fulbright experiences, professional organization presidencies, breakthrough research, and novel releases. 

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From top left: Miranda Kuzela, Gatluak Ramdiet, Hawra Mohammed, Rodrigue Mugenga, Michelle Yin Zhang, and Chelsea Akyeampong. Courtesy photos.
Student Features: Jan. 15 – Feb. 14

Discover some of our students’ global accomplishments featured in the last month, from interning at the U.N. to studying abroad and developing leadership skills thousands of miles from home. 

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The documentary "On Her Shoulders" shows Feb. 15-21 at the Ross. Director Alexandria Bombach will participate in a question-and-answer session after the 7:30 p.m. Feb. 15 screening.
'On Her Shoulders' director to attend Ross screening

The Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center will host director, cinematographer and editor Alexandria Bombach for a question-and-answer session following the 7:30 p.m. Feb. 15 screening of “On Her Shoulders.”

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WARI is a joint initiative between the University of Nebraska and several of India’s top academic institutions to help build capacity to address global water quality challenges.
International water research program announces eight new awardees

The Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute at the University of Nebraska recently announced the fourth cohort of Water Advanced Research and Innovation (WARI) fellowship and internship awards.

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Africa connections show NU's multi-faceted global outreach

As featured in the Omaha World Hearld: "The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is now home to nearly 160 students from the African country of Rwanda—the third-largest subgroup of UNL’s international students... Such international outreach, a part of the university’s overall strategic vision, shows the positive effect NU is having here and abroad."

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