When Josh Campbell saw the devastation in the aftermath of the 8.9 magnitude earthquake and the subsequent tsunami that hit Japan in March, he felt a instinctive need to reach out to the shattered nation.
Despite high profile jobs and a very public life, former Nebraska Sen. Chuck Hagel tries to remain private.
"I think keeping a little corner for yourself is really important to keep yourself balanced rather than trying to be on the stage all the time and trying to deal with the glare of publicity," Hagel said.
But that "glare of publicity" has been stronger than ever. And it's likely to continue as Hagel was nominated by President Barack Obama for secretary of defense on Jan. 7.
UNO's annual Black History Month celebrations commence Wednesday, Feb. 9. The kick-off event, 7 to 10 p.m. in (CPACS) College of Public Affairs and Community Service, begins with a showing of Chris Rock's film "Good Hair" followed by a discussion and free food.