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2017 International Education Week Events

The Office of Global Strategies invites campus partners to host an event during the annual celebration of International Education Week Nov. 13-17.

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Virtual Global Exchange to Benefit Huskers, Omani, Emirati, and Jordanian Students

A new project funded by the Aspen Institute's Stevens Initiative will allow Husker students to learn alongside their peers in Oman, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan. Read more here

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Dual-language programs are subject of panel talk

A public panel discussion about dual-language programs in public schools will be 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Nov. 16 in Henzlik Hall Room 45.

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Scholar, author to deliver talk on Dakota, Scandinavian interactions

Two epic processes in U.S. history – immigration and dispossession – collided on a remote Native American reservation in the Great Plains in the early 20th century. Using oral histories with elders and land records, Karen Hansen has explored life on the Spirit Lake Dakota Indian Reservation, where Scandinavians began homesteading with the sanction of the U.S. government.

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Political economist Blyth to open E.N. Thompson series

Political economist Mark Blyth will discuss what recent shifts in power mean for financial markets and the future of the United States, United Kingdom and European Union in "Why People Vote for Those Who Work Against Their Best Interests" at 7 p.m. Oct. 10 at the Lied Center for Performing Arts.

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Proposals sought for courses that introduce global, international perspectives

The University of Nebraska will award 13 grants of $5,000 to support the development of new courses or the revision of existing courses whose purpose is to introduce global or international perspectives to large numbers of students as part of the on-campus curriculum.

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Three Husker faculty earn Fulbrights

University of Nebraska-Lincoln faculty members Dawne CurryAmelia Montes and Anthony Zera earned Fulbrights to teach and conduct research abroad during the 2017-18 academic year.

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Engineering hosts Nebraska alumni from Asia

The College of Engineering will welcome 33 alumni from Asia during homecoming weekend at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

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DACA at Nebraska: a guide for students

Chancellor Ronnie Green has offered information and support to students attending the University of Nebraska-Lincoln under the protection of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, program.

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Weber teaches at Shanghai University of Finance and Economics

When Joseph Weber first planned a brief summer course for undergraduates at the Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, he and the organizers expected a couple dozen to enroll. He wound up with 44 students, including one auditor. At the request of the economic journalism department at SUFE, Weber devised and taught an intense eight-day program in business and economic journalism from July 20 to July 28. The class met each night for an hour and a half, including on a Saturday night.

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