Three Huskers earn Critical Language Scholarships
Three University of Nebraska–Lincoln students have received U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarships for summer 2018.
Huskers partner with teens for immigration project
Huskers and students from North Star High School are hosting a free community event 6:30 to 8 p.m. April 18 at the Midwest African Museum of Art, Culture and Resource Center. The event will feature a discussion on immigration and refugee resettlement in Lincoln.
Tippens explores well-being among African refugees
Tippens is investigating how Congolese refugees, particularly elders, are faring in Tanzania’s urban environments. With funding from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Office of Research and Economic Development, Tippens interviewed 50 Congolese refugees living in urban informal settlements in Dar es Salaam. She asked about their stressors, coping strategies and social supports. Coping strategies and preferred social supports differed by age.
A celebration of resistance: Prague Spring 50 events are April 3-7
In 1968, citizens of Czechoslovakia were working toward freedom and democratization until the Soviet Union used its military might to crush what is now known as the Prague Spring.
UNL Intensive English Program provides classes at Nebraska Innovation Campus
The Intensive English Program at UNL provides international students who are majoring in Science and Engineering with several hands-on practical opportunities at Nebraska Innovation Campus to learn technical English terms in their fields of study.
Grammy Award nominee Wu Man performs at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Grammy Award nominee Wu Man is the world’s premier virtuoso of the pipa, a lute-like instrument with a history of over 2,000 years in China. She has introduced the pipa into Western genres, collaborating with Philip Glass and with the Kronos and Shanghai Quartets. She is a featured artist in the documentary film “The Music of Strangers: Yo-Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble,” and also recorded pipa music for the soundtrack of the DreamWorks Animation film ”Kung Fu Panda 3.”
University, state officials collaborate on trade mission to Japan
A collaboration between the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and the Nebraska Department of Economic Development is helping strengthen international trading ties between the Cornhusker State and Japan.