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UNL receives federal grant to host international scholars

UNL receives federal grant to host international scholars

September 11, 2014

For the second year, a grant from the U.S. State Department will allow a group of African students to study at UNL in a Study of the United States Institute on Civic Engagement. The students will spend four weeks in Lincoln learning about United States history, government, democracy and community service, while also interacting with community leaders and state lawmakers.

Braithwaite to teach in Russia via Fulbright program

Braithwaite to teach in Russia via Fulbright program

August 28, 2014

For five years, Charles Braithwaite and his UNL students have been interacting with counterparts in Russia – but only through audio and video beamed over the Internet. In September, he’ll turn the tables as he teaches his popular Global Classroom curriculum from Tyumen State University in western Siberia.

Poker: Gambling with the myth of the American Dream?

Poker: Gambling with the myth of the American Dream?

July 10, 2014

With thousands of professional gamblers converging in Las Vegas this week for a chance at a $10-million jackpot in the World Series of Poker, researcher Aaron Duncan says Americans’ love of poker is one unmistakable “tell” about the shifting American dream.

Final exam ‘protest’ goes viral on Twitter

Final exam ‘protest’ goes viral on Twitter

December 9, 2013

After discussing social movements in the age of Twitter, Jordan Soliz’s communication studies students put the theory fully into action, launching a social-media blitz with a clever aim — to get their final test canceled.

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