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Devin Shaughnessy, an elementary and special education major, helps Max Petersen build words during a tutoring session at the Schmoker Reading Center

‘Hidden gem’ Schmoker Reading Center helps children overcome reading difficulties

March 01, 2024

For more than 15 years, the Kit and Dick Schmoker Reading Center has helped children in the community who are struggling with reading through one-on-one tutoring provided by Husker undergraduate and graduate students under the direction of University of Nebraska-Lincoln faculty and certified teachers.

background photo of UNL city campus with red overlay; "The Diary of Michael Shiner" poster on top

New short film, ‘The Diary of Michael Shiner,’ to premiere at Omaha Film Festival Feb. 29

February 28, 2024

Michael Shiner was an enslaved man who labored at the Washington, D.C., Naval Yard. He wrote one of the only diaries of an enslaved person known to exist. Based on his writings that span 56 years and cover politics, family and natural phenomenon, a new short film by a team of Husker scholars depicts the day he saved his wife from the notorious slave traders, Franklin and Armfield.

Hope Belcastro sits smiling in a wooden stairway

Meet a Husker: Hope Belcastro

February 26, 2024

Meet Hope Belcastro, a sophomore from Omaha, Nebraska, majoring in secondary English education.