College of Arts and Sciences News
Monday, August 15, 2022
Service Learning at the Tri-Faith Garden
Students in Laura Alexander's "Religion and Human Rights" service-learning course explored gardening, inter-religious dialogue, and community nourishment at Tri-Faith.
Charting a Path: From 'Omaha 54' to 50 Years of Black Studies
A peaceful protest in 1969, organized by Black students seeking equal treatment, helped set the stage for five decades of Black Studies at UNO. Despite being one of the oldest departments of its kind in the U.S., the story of UNO's Department of Black Studies is just beginning.
Access the Experts: Jody Neathery-Castro
In this installment, Neathery-Castro answers: "Why should Americans care about the Russian attack on Ukraine?"
Access the Experts: Austin Doctor
In this installment, Doctor answers: “What does the war in Ukraine tell us about the nature of modern warfare?”
Access the Experts: Farrah Grant
In this installment, Grant answers: “What are small steps I can take to preserve our environment that don't disrupt my everyday life?”
Race, Religion, and Social Justice Conference
Tri-Faith Initiative and the University of Nebraska at Omaha’s Department of Religious Studies are pleased to announce the first annual “Race, Religion, and Social Justice” (RRSJ) conference, which will be held on Thursday, June 9, 2022 on the Tri-Faith Commons in Omaha, NE. This year’s theme is Harm, Healing, and Hope.
Celebrate Juneteenth With UNO Black Studies
The Office of Multicultural Affairs and the Department of Black Studies are seeking volunteers for Omaha's annual Juneteenth celebration. Juneteenth is an important milestone in the African-American community, as it represents the emancipation of African Americans enslaved in the United States; float decorating on June 17, parade and Freedom Festival on June 18.
2022 European Studies Conference
The 47th annual European Studies Conference will be held Oct. 7-8, 2022. Paper and panel proposals are due by May 29.