2019 Partnership Stories

Participants from the Friends and Alumni Reception in Berlin, Germany on November 11 stand with the N150 flag in honor of UNL’s 150th anniversary.
UNL hosts third alumni reception abroad in conjunction with Governor’s trade missions

On November 11, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln hosted its third international alumni reception in Berlin, Germany in conjunction with Governor Ricketts’ trade missions. The University also hosted receptions in Vietnam and Japan in the fall of 2019.

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UNL’s Erika Hepburn (top, far left), NU’s Steve Duke (bottom, far left) and UNO’s Asta Reiff (bottom, far right) pose with the male Nebraska alumni at the Omani Alumni Reception on October 26.
Nebraska expands MENA partnerships and alumni engagement

In late October 2019, University of Nebraska-Lincoln staff traveled to Egypt and Oman to visit partner organizations and engage with new and prospective students at recruitment fairs. The trip also included exciting conversations on new partnerships and an alumni reception.

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Young Asian Diplomats participants at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln
UNL Partners with the Asia Foundation to host leadership program

In June 2019, the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources hosted the inaugural cohort of the Young Asian Diplomats Program after their coursework and leadership training in the Washington, D.C. area. The 13 early-career diplomats, who came from 13 countries across Asia, toured Nebraska and met with universtiy and community leaders from UNL and the state.

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Chancellor Ronnie Green delivers opening remarks at the Governor’s Council for International Relations meeting on April 25.
Nebraska’s global reputation highlighted during Governor’s Council meeting

On April 25, the University of Nebraska–Lincoln hosted the Governor’s Council for International Relations. Five Nebraska students and alumni spoke as special guests to the council on their multinational journey to Lincoln and global experiences. The council, created by Gov. Pete Ricketts to foster an ongoing conversation on international activities and opportunities for Nebraska, began in 2017. Chancellor Ronnie Green opened the council event by highlighting the university’s ability to attract international talent and prepare Nebraskans to compete in a global economy.

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WARI Scholars and Fellows
International research partnership aims to solve water security issues

The Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute (DWFI), the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL), Department of Science and Technology (DST), Govt. of India, and the Indo-US Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF) are pleased to announce the list of candidates selected for the prestigious 2018-2019 Water Advanced Research and Innovation (WARI) Fellowship Program. The program will award the following 1 Indian early-career faculty with WARI Fellowships and 7 Indian PhD students with WARI Internships to conduct water-related research under the mentorship of UNL faculty.

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