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Korean Student Association hosts free film screening

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Korean Student Association will present a film screening of “Spirit’s Homecoming” at 6:30 p.m. April 29 in the Nebraska Union Auditorium.

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UNL sets record with 10 Fulbright winners

A record 10 University of Nebraska-Lincoln students have earned Fulbright awards for the 2016-17 academic year, while four more have been chosen as alternates.

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Finalists named for international engagement leader

Three candidates are finalists for the position of associate vice chancellor for international engagement and global strategies. Selected by a search committee, the candidates will visit UNL separately April 26 through 29.

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Device developed by Adamec to test for Zika in Brazil

A University of Nebraska–Lincoln researcher is partnering with Brazilian officials to distribute a device that could accelerate testing for the Zika virus and monitor contamination of the country’s freshwater food sources.

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Chancellor visit strengthens UNL's ties to Czech Republic

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Chancellor Harvey Perlman spent time in late March reinforcing relationships and developing new opportunities with universities and government agencies in the Czech Republic. Perlman also spent time recognizing the achievements of UNL Robitschek Scholarship alumni on the 20th anniversary of the scholarship program.

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UNL in the national news: March 2016

A rare “soldier letter” penned by poet Walt Whitman was among the topics featured in national news coverage of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln during March. UNL faculty, staff and students appeared in about 50 separate national news reports during the month.

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French culture week activities open April 5-8

French Culture Week at UNL is April 5-8. Organized by the French Club, events include an art exhibition at the Sheldon Museum of Art with tours in French and English.

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UNL experts examine roots of Brussels attacks

The March 22 attacks in Brussels were carried out by a pair of brothers who detonated suicide bombs, according to Belgian officials. While authorities hunt for at least one other participant in the attacks, the toll from the assaults stands at 31 dead and 270 injured.

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History Harvest to tap state's vast Czech American community

Traveling through Nebraska, it’s typical to see “Vítáme vás” signs on roadsides. The old Czech greeting – “We welcome you” – and its prevalence on the state’s highways and byways is a testament to the vitality and pride of the Czech American population in the state.

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Students will use spring break to help Ugandan women

University of Nebraska-Lincoln students will travel to Uganda over spring break to complete a social entrepreneurship project to assist an organization known as Kinawataka Women Initiatives.

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