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Husker students pause for extreme close-ups of livestock during a collaborative studio class co-led by the College of Architecture and the Department of Biological Systems Engineering.

The studio, DSGN 410/BSEN 943, asks students to consider how the built environment can influence agricultural production and public perceptions of it.

Social media photos of the week

  • Lobby the Lobster, the Husker Flagline’s new mascot, recently introduced himself on Instagram. “Get ready as I take game days and this wild season with them!” Lobby wrote. Learn more at

  • The Office of Diversity and Inclusion hosted its first ODI event at the Union event on August 30. The celebration, which included news, games and swag for students, faculty and staff, was hosted by Dr. Lawrence Chatters (back row, far right), AD Executive Assistant for Strategic Initiatives. Learn more at

  • Lina López, a research technologist at the Center for Plant Science Innovation, stopped for a UNL Dairy Store cone while on a bike ride around East Campus. Learn more at

  • Jemalyn Griffin, assistant professor of practice at the College of Journalism and Mass Communications, used yarn to build camaraderie during the first week of class. Learn more at

  • As night fell, graduate student Rukshani Wickrama-Arachchi had just enough light to capture the beauty of the flowers on the city campus. Learn more at

  • First-year pre-health student Giyahna Richmond (left) took a selfie with her roommate Payton Kilker on Tom Osborne Field. Learn more at

  • Members of Beta Alpha Psi, an honor organization for students majoring in finance and accounting, celebrated the start of the semester with some fitting words of encouragement: “Be Audit You Can Be.” Learn more at

  • Freshman marketing student Angela Genner posed for a photo with the family ahead of her first week at Nebraska U. Learn more at

  • Shane Tilson has thanked the Nebraska Athletic Department for helping his parents, Charles and Charlene (center), celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary in Ireland. Husker sporting director Trev Alberts (left) singled out the couple at a pep rally ahead of the football team’s season opener in Dublin. Learn more at

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