Today@UNL | Jesse Jackson lecture is Nov. 30; Free Chinese workshop offered

Jesse Jackson Sr.
Jesse Jackson Sr.

Diversity leadership symposia to feature Jesse Jackson

UNL will host three national speakers next month, including the Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr., as part of an annual Diversity Leadership Symposia. Jackson's 11:30 a.m., Nov. 30 lecture is a ticketed event, with free ticket distribution starting Nov. 1 for students and Nov. 7 for faculty and staff. Continue reading…

Free Chinese workshop begins Oct. 24

Pingan HuangThe UNL Confucius Institute is offering a free, two-day lunch hour workshop designed to help individuals interact with Chinese students and scholars. The workshop, noon to 1 p.m., Oct. 24 and 26 in the Nebraska Union Colonial Room, will be led by Pingan Huang, associate director of the institute. Continue reading…

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STEM discussion group to meet Oct. 24

DBER_word_cloud.jpgA new discussion group for faculty and students in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics disciplines has formed. The Discipline-Based Education Research group will meet for a brown-bag discussion, noon to 12:50 p.m., Oct. 24 in Bessey Hall, room 109. Continue reading…

Originally published October 20, 2011 - Submit an Item