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Living in Lincoln

Lincoln is a lively, liveable, and surprisingly diverse community with many cultural and natural amenities.

Center for Great Plains Studies

Resources at UNL

The University of Nebraska – Lincoln maintains several organizations and institutions that offer lateral enrichment for Place Studies students.

Community Engagement

Community Engagement

Lincoln offers many opportunities for those who desire to become engaged in local activism.


Surrounding Region

One can find many nature preserves, parks, and other protected natural areas within a short drive from Lincoln. These areas offer visitors a chance to experience aspects of the tallgrass prairie and related ecosystems as the were before European settlement.