2019 Student Stories

The first-ever Global Huskers Festival was hosted on November 19 at Memorial Stadium. Photo Credits: Craig Chandler, University Communication.
Global Huskers Festival highlight of ISSO’s winter programming

More than 500 students, faculty, staff and community members attended the first-ever Global Huskers Festival, led by the International Student and Scholar Office (ISSO) in collaboration with other campus partners during International Education Week on November 19.

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University of Nebraska-Lincoln students ask panelists questions about international trade during a public conference Oct. 10 in Lincoln
Public conference offers university students opportunity to learn from trade experts

Students from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln had the chance to discuss timely and serious topics concerning international trade during a one-day conference hosted Oct. 10 by the Clayton Yeutter Institute of International Trade and Finance. During a lunchtime panel, three university students interviewed  Darci Vetter, Vice Chair for Agriculture, Food and Trade at Edelman. The ongoing trade war with China dominated the conversation. 

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A student in Professor Dipra Jha's virtual exchange course uses a Catchbox microphone to communicate with a peer 7,000+ miles away in Oman.
Nebraska aims to be global leader in virtual exchange

Faculty at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln provide students with a world-class education. Leveraging one of the latest innovative approach in teaching, Nebraska faculty are now bringing students from around the world into their classroom through video conferencing and virtual exchange.

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Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts
Nebraska’s ‘transformative’ emerging media arts program opens

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln will welcome the “wizards and pirates and magicians of the world” when it opens the doors on its new Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts on Aug. 26. Preparations for the center were launched in 2015 with a $20 million gift from the foundation of iconic talk show host Johnny Carson, himself a magician who hailed from Nebraska. Director Megan Elliott said she envisions the new Carson Center will become the premier destination for “transformative creative leaders — the best and brightest students, faculty, visiting artists, entrepreneurs and scientists from around the world.”

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Nebraska was recognized as a Greatest Growth Institution among large colleges and for first-generation college students accepted into the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program in academic year 2017-18.
UNL announced as a Gilman Greatest Growth Institution

In March 2019, the U.S. Department of State recognized the University of Nebraska-Lincoln as a Greatest Growth among large colleges and for first-generation college students accepted into the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program in academic year 2017-18.

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