Recent books published by the campus community include Joy Castro's collection of stories on women — especially Latinas — and their experiences of poverty and violence in a white-dominated, wealth-obsessed culture. Other books include research topics by George Gale, Alice Kang, Larkin Powell and Brett Ratcliffe.
The Women's and Gender Studies Program opens its fall 2015 colloquium series, "Teaching and Social Justice," with a 12:30 p.m. Oct. 2 lecture by Catherine Connell. The talk, which is free and open to the public, is in the Nebraska Union Georgia Suite.
UNL political scientist Ari Kohen, whose specialty of studying both public apologies and the nature of heroism in American public life, weighs in on the McCain-Trump feud.
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.
Tyler White, an assistant professor of practice in political science at UNL, researches international security and nuclear policy and has been closely watching the negotiations that resulted in July 14's historic agreement regarding Iran’s nuclear capabilities. He offers these five thoughts.
Gay couples began heading to Nebraska courthouses Friday morning, shortly after the U.S. Supreme Court issued a landmark decision that made same-sex marriage the law of the land. Experts at UNL said the decision came after a transformation in public attitudes toward gay marriage.
Connecting social and behavioral science faculty campuswide to strengthen UNL’s research is the aim of the new Social and Behavioral Sciences Research Consortium. Dan Hoyt, professor of sociology, is the consortium’s first director.
New lines of research are examining the consequences of biology and psychology on political attitudes. This research will be explored in depth during the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Hendricks Symposium on April 3-4.
Kathryn Bolkovac, a former Lincoln police officer who is studying political science at UNL, is the subject of the movie "The Whistleblower," and has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize, will give a talk at 5 p.m. March 19 in the Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center.
Kathryn Bolkovac, a former Lincoln police officer who is now studying political science at UNL and who was the subject of the movie "The Whistleblower," has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize.