In case you missed it, check out these articles from earlier in 2021 celebrating our Global Nebraska accomplishments.
Nebraska unveils first institutional global strategy
Building on the bold vision outlined in the N2025 Strategic Plan, “Forward Together: A Global Strategy for UNL” serves as a comprehensive roadmap to strengthen and expand global education, engagement and impact at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln in the years to come.
2020 annual report highlights virtual innovation in global engagement
Despite the challenges of the pandemic, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln created new virtual and hands-on learning and engagement opportunities to support the Forward Together global strategy and expand global education – all highlighted in the 2020 Global Nebraska Annual Report.
Community partnership creates multicultural story repository for Lincoln children
During the summer, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Mandela Washington Fellows partnered with Lincoln Littles to develop an online repository of stories and activities from across sub-Saharan Africa for children in Lincoln to enjoy.
Nebraska Extension expands global support, engages local international community
In September, several university offices partnered to provide sponsorship and support for the 2021 Afro Fest Omaha, including Nebraska Extension, the Office of Global Strategies, Student Affairs, and the African Student Association. The annual festival honors Omaha’s expanding community of African refugees, immigrants, local businesses and entrepreneurs that mark one of the largest African immigrant populations in the United States, while also connecting communities across Nebraska.
New Peace Corps Prep program prepares students to be global change makers
This fall, the University of Nebraska–Lincoln is one of 11 new institutions partnering with the Peace Corps on an undergraduate program that integrates coursework and experiential learning to prepare students for international development fieldwork after graduation.
More details at: https://go.unl.edu/st3p