UNL graduate students are gaining insights into a wide variety of careers in the humanities, thanks to a 15-school consortium with the goal of strengthening humanities research and its impact on the public sphere.
UNL students Alex Mallory and Rebekka Schlichting joined Native youths from around the country at the White House earlier this month for the inaugural Tribal Youth Gathering.
Slavery has often been painted in broad strokes in history books and narratives, giving little attention to slaves’ daily lives and social networks. For more than a century, these broad strokes have made it nearly impossible for their descendants to trace their heritage. A project led by UNL's William G. Thomas, however, is filling in some of the missing pieces.
Recent honors collected by the UNL community include awards for career contributions to music education and helping students with college/scholarship applications. Click through to see who collected these and four other honors.
The Center for Digital Research in the Humanities and UNL Libraries have named this year’s student fellowships in the Digital Scholarship Incubator.
Nels Forde, 89, of Golden Valley, Minnesota, died May 12. A specialist in ancient history, Forde taught at UNL for more than 30 years.
Human trafficking is often hidden, out of view in communities both big and small. But thanks to a new class offering, UNL students are learning how common this crime is – even in the Great Plains.
The UNL Faculty Senate presented an academic freedom award to Patrick Jones and honored the distinguished careers of Lloyd Ambrosius, Patricia Cox Crews and James Specht.
Laura Muñoz will explore the historic hardships and gains of Mexican Americans in the last century in an 3:30 p.m. April 24 lecture in Oldfather Hall Room 638. The lecture, “Mexican Arizona and the Politics of Equality,” is free and open to the public.
At a glance, the course might sound more like something from an advertising or technology class: Design an interactive, digital product — an app, a timeline, a 3-D model — chock-full of information. Instead, it's a digital humanities course aimed at connecting UNL students with actual non-profits to achieve common goals.