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December 13, 2016
When junior Angelica Solomon arrived to listen to speaker Joe Starita at the Native American Symposium, she thought she’d be getting lunch and maybe listen to something interesting—she had no idea that she’d hear about her great-grandmother’s plight in becoming the first female Native American doctor. Read more>>

Stephanie Benes, a graduate assistant in the Nebraska Unions who oversees the operations of the welcome desk, received the NASPA (Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education) Region IV-West Graduate Student Rising Star Award. Benes is a second-year master's degree student in the student affairs program through the Department of Educational Administration. Read more>>

In partnership with University Housing, Campus NightLife offered Relax and Re-Energize on Nov. 21 at the East Campus Union. Activities included a smoothie bar, aqua massage tables, chair messages, hand waxing and coloringjust to name a few. Overall, 88% of survey respondents said they would likely attend another CNL event. Learn more>>
UHC partnered with Campus Recreation services to help students physically release tension with a five-minute chair massage. At the fill-your-own lunch box station, students filled lunch boxes with healthy foods and items to de-stress, such as a mindfulness and gratitude-themed coloring book journal and Play-Doh. In addition, UHC staff were available to chat with students about different ways to maintain physical and mental health.  Read more>>
The theme for Late Night Lounge was “Showcase Your Talents” and each evening of Late Night Lounge had a different associated activity. On Monday, students participated in craft night. Tuesday night was baking competition, in which students created their own type of muffin using a variety of mix-in ingredients. Wednesday's main event was karaoke, and a movie screening of "The Heat" took place Thursday. Read more>>

Celebrate the spirit of the season by donating non-perishable foods, toiletries, school supplies and other items to Husker students in need. You can drop off donations at the Student Money Management Center (237 Nebraska Union). The Huskers Helping Huskers Pantry+ will open in January—and we need to pack the shelves! View the donation wish list>>

If you're on campus late or you hear of students feeling unsafe, explore Husker Safe Walks. University Police will provide a walking escort from the Nebraska Union to the 17th/R parking garage and nearby surface parking lots. Meet at the Welcome Desk at 9:30, 10:30, or 11:30 p.m. To request a walk at any time, call UPD at (402) 472-2222. Read more>>

 

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