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“You can be a foreign correspondent without leaving Lincoln.” That’s the bold claim that Tim Anderson uses to describe Nebraska Mosaic, a project in the journalism school at the University of Nebraska. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2KpWvKHv75o?rel=0%5D “Nebraska, like the rest of America, is changing,” Anderson said. “I grew up in Nebraska. My community was mostly white, Christian … I didn’t know much about anyone else. That’s still true for some of my students, and the class has been eye-opening for them.” Started four years ago, the class helps give a voice to communities in Lincoln that many other residents don’t know exists.