Events & Opportunities

China Night 2016

 On February 13th, the Chinese Student Association will be hosting the 2016 China Night event in the Nebraska Union, Centennial Room from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM. 

The Big Arabic Day

 On March 3rd, from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM please join The Department of Modern Languages & Literatures and Classics & Religious Studies for a panel discussion with women leaders from Nebraska as well as an authentic Arabic dinner and Dabkeh dance! The event will take place at 1800 N 33rd Street. 

For more information please email Prof. Abla Hasan at: Sponsored by The Department of Modern Languages & Literatures and Classics & Religious Studies.

Organization for Tropical Studies Course

Are you a Graduate student interested in taking an OTS Fundamentals course in Costa Rica? Graduate students are welcome to apply for the 6 week summer fundamentals course (June 8 - July 19, 2016); the final application deadline is March 1, but students may apply starting on February 3. Please watch the video here. For questions, please contact Dr. Sabrina Russo (

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.

Lantern Festival and Lunar New Year

 On February 19th, A Chinese dinner will be provided by dining services and performances, crafts and activities will be provided by Housing International Services. Event starts at 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM in Selleck Dining Center. 

Korean Night

 On April 1st from 6:00 PM to 9:00 Pm, University Housing will be hosting a Korean Night focused on Korean culture. This event will be located at the University Suites, Multipurpose Room. 

Omani Night

On March 5th, 2016 at 6:00 PM, the Omani Student Association will be hosting an event with mystical dances, aromatic food, and a majestic ambience that symbolizes the Arabian country, Sultanate of Oman. The event will take place in the Nebraska Union, Centennial Room. Tickets will be sold from February 8th through March 4th for $10 in  the Nebraska Union. 

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.

International Student Academic Success Workshops

Visit for more information on workshops. All students are welcome to attend General or International workshops. All workshops are 50 minutes. No registration required. International student workshops are held in Love Library South, 224. (*Unless otherwise noted.)

Housing International Events

Please visit this page to learn more about Spring 2016 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.

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.