Nate Johnson is a University Innovation Fellow Candidate at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. He will graduate in May of 2020 with an B.A. in Sociology with a concentration in Inequality and Social Justice as well as a B.S. in Political Science with a concentration in Government Affairs and Civic Engagement. In addition, he will earn minors in Communication Studies, Human Rights Studies, and Nonprofit Management. On campus, he is involved in numerous organizations. These include co-leading and co-founding Vote!UNO, our nonpartisan student voter registration group; serving on the officer team for Sustained Dialogue, a group working for social understanding; and leading the College Democrats both on campus and on the statewide board. During 2018 he was a Youth Action Catalyst Fellow for Nebraska's Second Congressional District and he has previously worked on a congressional campaign and a state legislative campaign.
He has worked for U.N.O.'s Office of Civic and Social Responsibility since May of 2018. There, he peer mentors three other student workers, helps lead U.N.O.'s Signature Service Days, and develops an e-portfolio. During the summer of 2019 he worked with two other student workers, including a previous UIF Fellow, to completely redevelop the Office's e-portfolio program. Through the Office, he works as an advocacy intern at the Latino Center of the Midlands. His role involves developing the Center's advocacy program, processing client intake data, and promoting the 2020 Census.
2019 UNO Innovation Fellows
2018 UNO Innovation Fellows