Jha presents at Corvinus Business School in Hungary
In an intensely competitive marketplace, how do hotel brands remain fresh and relevant? How can they predict what guests might want and consistently deliver a high-quality experience? These were some of the questions addressed during a recent presentation by Dipra Jha in Budapest, Hungary.
Shah's E.N. Thompson lecture rescheduled
The E.N. Thompson Forum on World Issues lecture by Sonia Shah that was scheduled for Nov. 9 has been postponed until Jan. 24, 2017.
Investigative science journalist Sonia Shah to speak Nov. 9
Investigative science journalist and author Sonia Shah will close the 2016-17 E.N. Thompson Forum on World Issues with "Pandemic: From Cholera to Ebola and Beyond" at 7 p.m. Nov. 9 at the Lied Center for Performing Arts.
Nebraska Lecture to feature African Poetry Book Fund
In four years, what started as a small literary project at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln has become an award-winning organization lauded for raising the international profile of African poetry. During the fall Nebraska Lecture, English professor Kwame Daweswill share the brief, yet exciting, history of the African Poetry Book Fund.
African leaders approve drought management framework
Nebraska-based drought mitigation researchers are helping African leaders develop plans to combat future drought events.
Hillestad Gallery to host 'Wandering Spirit' exhibition
The exhibition "Wandering Spirit: African Wax Prints" will run Oct. 24 through Nov. 23 in the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery.
Symposium to focus on Middle East, North Africa
The Middle East and the North Africa region will be the topic of a day-long symposium to be held by the Osher Lifelong Institute at the University of Nebraska (OLLI) and the Winter Lecture Series of the Unitarian Church of Lincoln from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Oct. 29 at the East Union.
Study finds HIV education challenges with Zambian youth
In 2014, the Joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS estimated 36.9 million people were living with HIV – more than 26 million in Africa. A vast majority of those are in Sub-Saharan Africa, with teens and young adults making up a plurality of new infections.
Japanese trade leader urges Trans-Pacific deal ratification
Nebraska can expect to benefit from the Trans-Pacific Partnership, Hiroyuki Ishige, chairman and CEO of the Japan External Trade Organization, told guests at Nebraska Innovation Campus Sept. 13.