Jackson Katz, using bystander intervention to fight gender-based violence, speaks at NWU today, 2 pm, Emerson

Jackson Katz will address “More Than a Few Good Men: A Lecture on American Manhood and Violence Against Women.”

Katz, author of The Macho Paradox, is a key architect of the bystander approach for gender violence prevention and the founder of Mentors in Violence Prevention (MVP).

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NWU grad Beca Boellstorff goes to Japan!

English and Gender Studies student Beca Boellstorff has been accepted to the Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Program. The program, now in its 27th year, is aimed at promoting grass-roots international exchange between Japan and other nations. Those accepted teach English in Japanese schools or work in Japanese communities on international exchange activities.

Congratulations, Beca!


How to Improve Outcomes for Black Males, NWU, TH 7pm Callen

Thursday, April 2, 7:00 pm in the Nebraska Wesleyan University Callen Conference Center

Dr. Joseph Marshall, Jr. is an author, lecturer, radio talk show host, and community activist. He is the founder of Alive & Free (, an international violence prevention organization headquartered in San Francisco, CA. His worked has impacted the lives of more than 10,000 youth since 1987.

This event is co-Sponsored by the NWU Action Council, Gender Studies, and Gender Advocacy Place.

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