Events & Opportunities

Festa Junina Celebration

Festa Junina Celebration is a Brazilian festival that takes place in June. 
Housing will be hosting this event on Friday November 20th, at 7PM at CPN North Side residence hall. Contact Luyao Yan for more details. (

International Education Week 2015

International Education Week (IEW) is an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. IEW is a joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education to attract and prepare Americans for a global experience. This year, IEW will be held on November 16-20th, 2015. Please contact Rachel Ayalon ( for questions. 

E.N. Thompson Forum

Mahatma Gandhi counseled that we must “be the change we want to see in the world.” The 2015-16 E.N. Thompson Forum on World Issues welcomes four activists who have embraced his advice. While they champion diverse causes, all possess a compelling fusion of courage, intelligence and charisma, which allows them to share their messages of transformation with the global community. “Activism” will examine the origins of activists and the characteristics of effective social and political movements, narrated with candor by men and women who have inspired generations.

Peace Corps

Peace Corps has thousands of volunteer opportunities for Americans aged 18 or over who are interested in public service abroad. And if you're a return volunteer, learn about short-term opportunities to re-engage—either in the US or abroad. Learn more on the Peace Corps website.

Fulbright U.S. Scholar Opportunities in Sub-Saharan Africa

Every year U.S. scholars in a wide variety of academic disciplines teach and conduct research at educational institutions and non-profit organizations across Sub-Saharan Africa. U.S. Embassies in the region contribute to the program through their direction of an extensive network of scholars and share their expertise with colleagues and students. In addition to accomplishing their grant-specific goals, Fulbright Scholars often build lasting relationships that serve as the foundation for on-going projects and other interactions on the personal and the institution level. Application Deadline is August 3, 2015. Please click here for more information.

Night of Compassion

Dem Tinh Thuong: Night of Compassion is here! Join us for a delightful dinner and a night full of great entertainment featuring singers, dancers, magicians and so much more! This year's benefit show is to raise funds for the Peoples' City Mission. Please remember that this event is formal.  November 21st, 2015. Doors open @ 5PM Show starts @ 6PM. UNL East Union Ballroom
Tickets: $12/ticket. TO PURCHASE Tickets: website:

New Student Enrollment

New Student Enrollment coordinates orientation for new students and also provides programming to better acclimate students and parents to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Please visit this page to find out more about upcoming events.

Housing International Events

Please visit this page to learn more about Fall 2015 housing events. Stay up to date to be sure you don't miss out!

100k Strong promotes study abroad in China

The 100,000 Strong Foundation encourages students of diverse backgrounds from across the US to learn Mandarin and study in China. Learn more at

Schwarzman Scholars

With a $300 million commitment, Schwarzman Scholars is the most significant program of its kind since the Rhodes Trust and will be the largest philanthropic effort undertaken in China by largely foreign donors. Learn more at Schwarzman Scholars website.

The Application of LiDAR Scanning for the Documentation of Ancient Cities

UNL welcomes Dr. Chris Fisher, an Associate Professor in the Department of Anthropology at Colorado State University, who will talk about his work on the "Lure of the Lost City" featured in the latest issue of National Geographic.
Wednesday, October 21, 2015
7:30-9:00 pm
Avery Hall 115
City Campus, UNL

Opportunities in Brazil

Scholarship for Graduate Studies in Brazil

Click the link below to find out more about Master's and Doctoral Programs in Brazil! The Organization of American States (OAS) and the Coimbra Group of Brazilian Universities (GCUB), with the support of the Brazilian Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ Division of Educational Topics and the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO / WHO) join forces again in this 5th edition of the Partnerships Program for Education and Training (PAEC) OAS-GCUB Scholarships. This Program provides more than 700 scholarship opportunities to outstanding citizens of OAS member states.

U.S. Fulbright Scholarship Opportunities

The U.S. Fulbright Scholar Catalog of awards for 2016-2017 is available for viewing. Please visit the website to learn more about these opportunities offered to all disciplines.