Affiliated Organizations

Affiliated Organizations

Students cheer at the football game

These recognized students organizations (RSOs) and campus groups meet regularly in the Women's Center.

United By Yarn

United by Yarn is a club for knitting, crocheting, quilting, and sewing. Open to any skill level and the group can teach you to knit and crochet. During the group's meetings, members bring their personal projects spend two hours de-stressing by watching movies and eating snacks while we work. The group provides yarn, needles, and hooks for use during meetings.

Meetings

Virtual meetings via Zoom

Executive Board
  • President: Maria Maxon
  • Primary Programmer: Connor Nichols
  • Treasurer: Taylor DeMint
Contact

maria@maxons.net

Breastfeeding Mothers' Support Group

A free support group for breast-feeding mothers who are returning to school or work is provided by the Chancellor's Commission on the Status of Women (CCSW). Open to students, staff, and faculty. Participants may attend while pregnant and after the baby is born. Nursing babies welcome. A scale is provided for those wanting to do a pre- and post-feeding weight.

Meetings

2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month, 12 to 1 p.m. in the Women's Center

Facilitators
  • Group Leader: Jenny Maestas
  • Group Leader: Kacey Nelkin Pedersen
Contact

knelkinpedersen2@unl.edu

Let's Talk with CAPS

A program providing students with easy access to brief, informal, and confidential consultations with professional mental health providers from UNL's Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS). “Let’s Talk” provides a place to talk about concerns informally. You have the opportunity for someone listen to you, offer support, or you might prefer to get expert suggestions about solutions and resources that may include brief therapy at CAPS.

Meetings

Multiple days and times each week. View schedule.

Facilitators
  • Licensed Psychologist: Scott Winrow, PhD
Contact

Latina Discussion and Support Group

Escuchar, Apoyar, Celebrar

A group for Latina women to support and empower, discuss and reflect, listen and understand, and mentor and guide.

Meetings

No meetings for the rest of the semester

Facilitators
  • Provisionally Licensed Psychologist: Patricia Cerda-Lizarraga, PhD, PLP
Contact

Pagan Life

A student organization promting the interests of pagan, Wiccan, druidic, shamanic and polytheist students. Devoted to the free exchange of ideas and information for and about pagans, the group will network students on campus, communicate and cooperate with similar groups in Nebraska and at other schools, and educate the community at large about the meaning and nature of Paganism. Potential activities will include participation in local festivals; speakers and symposia discussing mythology and its importance in modern life; film nights, musical events, and other "storytelling" events; and activities promoting respect and care for the Earth. It is an open-discussion group and everyone is welcome to join.

Meetings

Virtual meetings are held on Discord during the COVID-19 pandemic. Contact the group for current schedule.

Executive Board
  • President: Amantha Dickman
  • Treasurer: Dana Kleinjan
  • Primary Programmer: Genessa Eddy
Contact

unlpaganlife@gmail.com