Huskers, Hawkeyes hit highways to raise awareness of veteran suicide

Jerod Post, '13 and a Marine veteran, carries the United States flag into Memorial Stadium to the starting point of the Ruck March, Nov. 14, 2018. [Craig Chandler | University Communication]Students and community members will cover 325 miles on foot over eight days in the The Things They Carry Ruck March, which began Nov. 17 in Iowa City, Iowa. The event is focused on awareness of the epidemic of veteran suicide and is carrying the game ball for the Husker-Hawkeye match-up on Nov. 26.

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University leaders outline initiative to improve racial equity, inclusion

[University Communication]After months of consideration, consultation and planning, campus leaders announced Nov. 17 a commitment of action that includes a series of measures that the university will take in the coming months. Arranged under five themes, the actions all link to the university’s N2025 strategic plan.

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Computer Science and Engineering officially becomes School of Computing

Students talk over scenarios in a Human-Computer Contact robotics course taught by Brittany Duncan, associate professor of computer science and engineering, on Sept. 8. [Craig Chandler | University Communication]It's now fully housed in the College of Engineering following an endorsement this summer from Nebraska’s Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education. The school is receiving a nearly $10 million investment from the Chancellor’s Office to support new faculty and academic programs.

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