February 3, 2017
Start a Conversation About Mental Health
For many students, college is a time of growth and independence. In some cases, this new and exciting time can reveal emotional challenges, either instantly or slowly over the course of their academic careers.Full story: newsroom.unl.edu
January 27, 2017
Writing Center launches Write-With-Us Fridays
Write-With-Us Fridays, are designed to provide space and time for advanced writers, including faculty and graduate students, to make progress on ongoing writing projects.Full story: news.unl.edu
When: The events are Jan. 27, Feb. 10, Feb. 24, March 10, March 31 and April 14.
2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.,
Where: 102 Andrews Hall.
January 11, 2017
Wellness Kitchen provides healthy instruction
Campus Recreation is offering tips and instruction on how to prepare healthy meals in a new Wellness Kitchen.Full story: news.unl.edu
The kitchen is part of the Recreation and Wellness Center, a $23 million Campus Recreation facility that opened in summer 2016 on East Campus. The kitchen provides a variety of classes that offer simple recipes for wellness or nutrition solutions. The classes are open to students, faculty and staff.
January 11, 2017
Apply for May 2017 Graduation by January 27, 2017
Applications for May 2017 Graduation are due by January 27, 2017Full story: registrar.unl.edu
Applications must be completed in MyRED on the academics tab. Once all students that are scheduled to graduate in May 2017 have done this an email notification of additional commencement ceremony information will be sent in April.
January 11, 2017
Student Veteran Scholarship
NBC Universal is committed to increasing diversity both on the air and behind the scenes. Doing so provides a secure, powerful, and competitive advantage in the media and entertainment industry. As part of this commitment, Student Veterans of America and NBC Universal have partnered to distribute two (2) $12,000 scholarships to any eligible student veteran! Interested applicants are encouraged to read the below information carefully. If you meet the eligibility requirements, please click on the link at the bottom of this page to access the application form. Complete all fields and upload the required documents, preferably as PDFs. If you have any questions regarding the application or the scholarship, please contact us here.Full story: studentveterans.org
To be considered for the Student Veterans of America-NBCUniversal Scholarship, all required materials must be submitted and/or received no later than March 31st, 2017, 11:59PM EST.
Eligible student veterans must meet the minimum criteria outlined below:
In pursuit of an Associate, Bachelors, or Graduate degree at an Accredited Institution of higher education for the 2016/2017 academic year.
Must have a Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above.
Submit a Resume
Submit proof of military service (DD214)
Submit proof of enrollment in an accredited U.S. institution of higher education (transcript)
Must be a U.S Citizen or have the legal right to work in U.S without requiring sponsorship now or in the future.
All applicants must answer the following essay questions in one document. Upload your completed essay on the application page, preferably as a PDF. Please thoroughly, but succinctly (300-500 words per essay question), answer the following prompts:
1. Tell us about your previous leadership experiences, during your military service and beyond. How have you carried these experiences forward in the classroom or in other university activities?
2. Please discuss how a career in the entertainment industry could align with your career goals or objectives?
This scholarship will open on January 5th, 2017
December 14, 2016
Expanded food pantry to open in Nebraska Union
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is expanding upon a national trend of establishing food pantries on college campuses.Full story: news.unl.edu
On Jan. 9, Nebraska's Office of Student Affairs launches Huskers Helping Huskers Pantry+ in a quiet, third-floor corner of the Nebraska Union. The new facility, managed by the university's Student Money Management Center, will offer food, hygiene and other necessities alongside housing assistance and financial counseling — all for free — to Nebraska students in need of help.