Today@UNL | Civic Engagement program connects undergrads to community

Linda Major (from left), Linda Moody, Kris Baack and Nancy Mitchell are working on Civic Engagement programming and certification.
Linda Major (from left), Linda Moody, Kris Baack and Nancy Mitchell are working on Civic Engagement programming and certification.

Civic Engagement program connects undergrads to community

A new civic engagement program at UNL is aimed at sparking the a "community" feeling in undergraduates. The program, unique in the Big Ten, wraps co-curricular experiences within UNL’s general education curriculum and participants emerge with a Certificate in Civic Engagement. Continue reading…

More details at: http://go.unl.edu/vn7

Francis' Honors Forum lecture is Jan. 26

Francis.jpegChuck Francis, Department of Agronomy and Horticulture Sustainable Agriculture Coordinator, is featured in UNL's next Honors Forum lecture at 7 p.m., Jan. 26 in the Nebraska Union. He will discuss "Building a Sustainable and Equitable Global Food System." The lecture is free and open to the public. Continue reading…

Educational service award nominees sought

Nominations are being accepted until Feb. 3 for UNL’s Distinguished Educational Service Award. The award recognizes outstanding performance by a faculty member. Nominees must have devoted at least 25 percent of their work to extension, continuing studies or educational service. Continue reading…

Originally published January 25, 2012 - Submit an Item