News Archive

International Food Bazaar is Nov. 18

International Education Week at UNL continues with the International Food Bazaar, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 18 in the Nebraska Union. The event showcases cuisines from around the world. Registered student organizations representing a variety of countries and cultures will prepare and sell food that is traditional to their background at booths in the Nebraska Union during lunchtime.

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Campus menus expand to highlight international dishes

Chris Browne, a dining service associate in Selleck Hall, stirs Andouille sausage into a kettle of Brazilian feijoada. Requested by students, the dish is a mix of black beans and six different meats and is regularly served at UNL's Selleck Hall.

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UNL alumna traversing globe as CDC disease detective

UNL alumna Alaine Knipes poses with schoolchildren during a 2014 trip to Haiti. As part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Knipes worked toward eliminating a mosquito-borne infection that has afflicted millions throughout the country.

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Education Abroad, International Engagement open house is Nov. 16

UNL is kicking off International Education Week (Nov. 16-20) with an open house in new office space for Education Abroad and International EngagementThe open house is 4 to 6 p.m. Nov. 16 in Love Library South, Room 110. The new, shared space includes a conference room and offices for professional staff in Education Abroad and International Engagement.

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Delegation examines cooperative efforts with Oman

A UNL delegation is in Oman exploring ways to expand cooperative efforts with the sultanate. The visit included a meeting with the Oman Ministry of Higher Education between (from left) Al Balushi, director general of scholarship for the ministry; Al Lamki, adviser for academic affairs on the University of Oman project; Al Sarmi, under secretary of ministry of higher education for the Sultanate of Oman; UNL Chancellor Harvey Perlman; and Tom Farrell, senior adviser on international affairs.

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National exhibit linking arts, math to visit UNL

The Mosaic Festival, a traveling exhibit celebrating the Mathematics of Science, Art, Industry and Culture, will visit the University of Nebraska-Lincoln from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Nov. 14 and 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 15 in the Nebraska Union.

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UNL in the national news: October 2015

University of Nebraska-Lincoln faculty, staff and students appeared in national and international news stories about 80 times in the month of October. Highlights include a groundbreaking fossil find by an undergraduate student; an English professor who was a candidate for one of the most prestigious literary awards in the world; and the discovery of a Medusa sculpture at the Antiochia ad Cragum archaeological site in Turkey.

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Buffetts discuss how to find hope in a hungry world

Through their travels to places such as Brazil, India, Ghana, Rwanda and Congo, Howard G. Buffett and his son Howard W. Buffett have come to recognize that it's important to understand the country-, culture- and environment-specific challenges every country faces in addressing hunger.

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Lecture to explore women's rights in Muslim nations

UNL's Alice Kang will discuss women's rights in Muslim nations during a 3:30 p.m. Oct. 28 lecture in the Nebraska Union. The event, part of a UNL's Women's and Gender Studies colloquium, is free and open to the public.

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UNL teams uncover secrets of ancient city

Antiochia ad Cragum, an ancient Roman city on Turkey’s southern coast, has yielded more of its secrets to an archaeology team led by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

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