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October 4, 2016
More than 150 staff members attended the annual Student Affairs Fall Celebration on Friday, Sept. 30. At the event, Dr. Franco honored Stan Campbell, associate vice chancellor and director of Campus Recreation, as the recipient of a new award.
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A sunny sky and gentle breeze made for perfect race conditions as more than 300 runners gathered north of Harper Hall at 4 p.m. on Sat., Sept. 26. Read more>>

On Thurs., Sept. 22, hundreds of students, faculty and community members of all ages gathered for Fiesta on the Green, an annual event sponsored by the Office of Academic Success and Intercultural Services to celebrate Latino culture during National Hispanic Heritage Month. Read more>>

Loud music, flashing lights and neon paint lit up the plaza north of the Adele Learning Commons at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln on Thursday, Sept. 22. Campus NightLife’s Neon Nights invited students to get covered in neon paint while dancing to popular music and spending time with friends.  Read more>>

The UNL Parents Association and the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs sponsored Family Weekend, Sept. 23-25. Activities included a welcome dinner, a football stadium tour, a geocaching challenge, an ice cream social, a Husker football watch party and more. See the photos>>

Students and parents gathered to watch the Huskers defeat Northwestern on Sat., Sept. 24 for the Husker Watch Party and Family Weekend. The event, which was first scheduled to take place at the stadium, was moved to the union due to the rain. Read more>>
More than 100 students gathered in the Unity Room at the Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center on Thurs., Sept. 29, for the How to Do Drag Workshop. The LGBTQA+ Resource Center and the UNL Spectrum student organization hosted the event in place of a regular UNL Spectrum meeting. At the event, Michael Johnson and Trent Battershaw, experienced drag performers, taught attendees different types of drag and gave tips for on stage performance and how to choose the right name, music, makeup and clothes. Read more>>

Students dominated an audience of more than 80 members of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln community who completed training for the QPR Suicide Prevention Gatekeeper Program on Sept. 20-21. Sponsored by the Women’s Center and the LGBTQA+ Resource Center, the voluntary training provided education on the warning signs and situational clues to take action in saving a life.  Read more>>

STUDENT SPOTLIGHT
Within the first few weeks of college, someone very close to me at the time expressed to me that “Lincoln (read: UNL) changes people.” I remember feeling very offended at that statement. I didn’t feel any different. What did this individual mean? Was this meant to be defamatory in some way toward myself, my friends, or my chosen institution of higher education? Read more>>
 

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