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Kirsten Wandrey

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Kirsten Wandrey is a senior Journalism major with minors in Political Science and Global Studies. In addition to schoolwork, she is also the Communications Intern for the ACLU of Nebraska and serves as President of the University Program Council (UPC Nebraska).

Beekeeping programs educate Nebraskans of all ages and experience

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Four beekeeping students, dressed in white beekeeping garments that obscure their faces, examine bees living on portions of a wooden hive. The students are standing outdoors in a grassy clearing.
"Save the Bees!” It’s a phrase most have seen on social media, stickers, pins and t-shirts. There’s no longer any doubt that honeybee populations...

Far from forgotten: UNO Queer Omaha Archive shares Nebraska’s LGBTQIA+ history

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A group of several people holding large protest signs stand together in a group at an Omaha Pride March during the late 20th century.
Queer people and communities dedicated to LGBTQIA+ activism have always existed in Nebraska but often have gone unnoticed and unrecognized.  To correct lasting oversights and...

Prairie lawns help Nebraskans alleviate climate change and promote biodiversity

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A fully grown prairie lawn is filled with a variety of green plants, wildflowers and long grasses in front of a suburban home.
In the midst of droughts during the state’s driest year on record, homeowners struggle to maintain the ideal image of the impeccably-manicured, emerald-green front...

UNL scholars provide active steps everyone can take to protect American...

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The words "democracy spotlight" in white lettering and surrounded by a red backsplash, all of which is on a black background.
This is one in a series of Nebraska News Service stories about election and voting issues in the state and the efforts of people...