Nebraska-led research explores solutions to vitamin deficiency in Africa
Key findings in a decade-long research project at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln may result in solutions to sub-Saharan Africa’s challenge with vitamin A deficiency.
'Women in the Qur'an' launches Nebraska's Global Virtual Project
A new virtual exchange course is pairing University of Nebraska–Lincoln students with cohorts in Oman for a semester-long exploration of women featured in the Qur’an.
13 Huskers earn Gilman Scholarship to study abroad
Thirteen University of Nebraska-Lincoln undergraduate students have earned Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships. The awards will allow the students to study abroad in during the spring 2018 semester.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.