International Programs News
Saturday, December 03, 2022
BOLD Fellow Reflects on Their Experience in the U.S.
The BOLD Institute on Civic Engagement at UNO welcomed 30 young leaders to the United States for a five-week long residency. BOLD (Bosnia and Herzegovina Youth Leaders) is an international exchange program sponsored by the U.S. Embassy in Sarajevo and focused on developing leaders, promoting international education, and positively impacting the region.
Support International Programs, Students, & Opportunities During Wear Black, Give Back!
WEAR BLACK, GIVE BACK is a 24-hour day of giving to the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) to raise money for scholarships, colleges and programs, student groups and activities, inclusion and wellness, and much more! The day starts at noon on Wednesday, Oct. 12, and lasts through noon on Thursday, Oct. 13.
Students Explore "Holocaust by Bullets" Period via Study Abroad Experience in Poland
15 UNO students and Professor Mark Celinscak, Ph.D., traveled to Poland for a 10-day trip to see first-hand the markers of history they learned about in the classroom. The Sam and Frances Fried Holocaust and Genocide Academy partnered with Yahad-In Unum for this summer abroad course, “Holocaust by Bullets” in Poland.
Grant Brings Pakistani English Teachers to UNO
UNO’s International Program’s Center for Afghanistan Studies hosted 48 Pakistani English teachers for a six-week teacher training and cultural exchange program. The participants from five different provinces in Pakistan came to Omaha in two separate cohorts spanning from Spring to Summer 2022.
Reflection One Year After Graduation
Alexia Mickles graduated from UNO in the spring of 2021 with an International Studies major, English and Political Science minors, and a TESOL certification. A Susan Thompson Buffett Scholar, Mickles studied abroad at Yeungnam University in South Korea for her fall 2019 semester. One year later, Alexia has reflected on the past 12 months and how her experiences at UNO lead her down a unique path. Her thoughts are shared here.
YSEALI @ UNO: Catching Up With the May Cohort
The Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) Institute on Civic Engagement at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) hosted 20 young leaders from Southeast Asia in May 2022.