Last year, Brazil's Ministry of Education acted upon an apparent need to increase the number of their country's students studying abroad in science, technology, engineering and math (also known as the STEM fields). With one of the world's fastest-growing economies, Brazil sees support for STEM fields as critical to sustaining its development. UNO is one the first U.S. universities to host students who have earned these scholarships through the Science without Borders initiative.
UNO's large campus and enrollment of 14,000 students can be intimidating to freshmen. That's a lot more than a typical high school graduating class. So how does a student meet new people and get involved? Join a club or organization!
2012 is another presidential election year, and living in Nebraska and Iowa allows us a front row seat to the first steps of this year's process of the country choosing its next elected presidential candidate. The Gateway polled five students in the MBSC asking, "What are your thoughts on the Iowa Caucuses? Who do you think will be the Republican nominee?"