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Barbara Weitz Community Engagement Center

Laura Alexander, Ph.D.

Curious People Series: Immigration and Nationalism - What Difference Does Religion Make?

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Welcome to the Barbara Weitz Community Engagement Center!

The Barbara Weitz Community Engagement Center (CEC) is a one-of-a-kind place, designed to combine great ideas and organizations with the boundless energy of the University of Nebraska Omaha (UNO) campus. Every day, in our meeting rooms, hallways, and building partner offices, people build mutually beneficial collaborations and find creative ways to make a difference in our community.

Michelle Black, Ph.D.

Curious People Series: Understanding Deterrence and Why Different Perspectives Matter

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Collaboration Begins Here.

Our building partner organizations have the opportunity to work in a place where they benefit from unique access to UNO faculty, staff, and student resources, other UNO and community building partners.

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Students across 3 faculty members’ courses participated to help the local organization, TAGG, increase philanthropy in the Omaha community

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CEC Operations and Events Updates

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Jess' Resource Center

The Union Pacific Atrium is a special place to honor the legacy of Jessica Lutton Bedient, who was best known for her passion for helping others in her community and around the world.

Jess joined the University of Nebraska Foundation in 2008, and in 2010, she lost her life in a car accident.

Read more about Jess' extraordinary life and commitment to the community.