Global Engagement

map of global engagement
Global Engagement


Our tenacious quest for new knowledge takes us around the world and excites others to work, study, and learn with us in Nebraska.

Xin Zhang
Improving solar-cell material

with scientists in Saudi Arabia

hosting African students
Hosting African students
Braithwaite teaching
Teaching the Global Classroom in Russia
Discovering microbes under Antarctic ice
Kirk Dombrowski
Preventing HIV spread in Puerto Rico
Pilar De Zubiaurre
Shedding light on Spanish history and culture
Trisha Spanbauer
Understanding ecosystem change

with researchers in the U.S., Australia, and Sweden

Armenian Genocide conference
Hosting the Armenian Genocide Conference

featuring scholars from seven countries


Cultural exchange between the U.S. and other countries

Recent graduates, graduate students and young professionals
can conduct research, study or teach in one of 155 countries.

In 2016
2016 Fulbright winners

Top: Katelyn Hemmeke, Annie Himes, Aaron Hostetler, Ethan Koopman, Bailey Lathrop.
Bottom: Sophia Loveless, Rachel O'Hanlon, Helen Pitts, Kevin Thor, Josh Valdez.

In 2015
Julia DeLaRosa

Julia DeLaRosa

Kelsey Lee

Kelsey Lee

Courtney Leikam

Courtney Leikam

Rebeca Gonzalez Suarez at Large Hadron Collider
Managing at a particle accelerator in France
Jay Storz
Furthering evolutionary science

with researchers in the U.S. and Denmark

Jean Marcel Ngoko Djiokap and Anthony Starace
Forging ahead in attosecond science

with scientists from the U.S., Denmark, and Russia

John DeLong
Measuring global population-energy relationship

with a researcher from England

Matthias Fuchs
Taking X-rays further

with U.S. and Israeli scientists

Evgeny Tsymbal and Tula Paudel
Improving information technology materials

with researchers from Singapore, Ireland, and the Netherlands

Research team
Finding new materials for nanotechnology devices

with researchers from Korea and the U.S.


Gilman Scholarships

Greater cultural awareness leads to greater leadership

Undergraduate students are awarded up to $5,000 to study or intern abroad. They can gain a better understanding of other cultures, countries, languages, and economies -- preparing them for leadership roles.

Here's where Gilman scholars have gone.

Gilman Scholarships