Today@UNL | Swearer calls Lady Gaga foundation event 'a great day'; Master of Laws offers online degree

Panelists featured in the launch were (from left) Harvard's Drew Faust and Charles Ogletree; Alyssa Rodemeyer; Kathleen Sebelius; Deepak Chopra; David Burtka; and UNL's Susan Swearer. (Photo courtesy Rose Lincoln, Harvard)
Panelists featured in the launch were (from left) Harvard's Drew Faust and Charles Ogletree; Alyssa Rodemeyer; Kathleen Sebelius; Deepak Chopra; David Burtka; and UNL's Susan Swearer. (Photo courtesy Rose Lincoln, Harvard)

Swearer calls Lady Gaga foundation launch 'a great day'

On a typical Wednesday, Susan Swearer would be in her office in the basement of Teachers College Hall, preparing for classes and perhaps chatting with co-workers. However, on Feb. 29 she was on a Harvard University stage with Lady Gaga, helping launch the pop icon's Born This Way Foundation. Continue reading…

Jacobs earns fellowship to support book project

Margaret JacobsMargaret Jacobs, Chancellor's Professor of History, has been awarded a highly competitive fellowship from the American Council of Learned Societies. The fellowship will support her latest book project, which continues a line of research that in 2010 helped her win a top honor in her field. Continue reading…

Register for Spring Research Fair by March 16

The 11th annual UNL spring research fair is April 4 and 5 in the Nebraska Union. The campuswide gathering is an opportunity for undergraduate and graduate students to showcase their research and creative activities. Participation in workshops and sessions is also encouraged. Continue reading…

Library workshop to explore Google searches

Signe Boudreau, an associate professor and reference coordinator, will discuss tips and tricks to enhance Google searches in a 10:30 a.m., March 6 workshop in Love Library. The presentation is part of the University Libraries’ series of free, weekly workshops for faculty, staff and students. Continue reading…

UNOPA spring workshop is March 20

A March 20 UNOPA/UAAD workshop will explore how individuals can gain a better perspective on life. The session will be led by MaryAnn Hollingsworth of the National Association of Educational Office Professionals. The workshop is 1:30 to 4:30 p.m., March 20. Registration is due by March 14. Continue reading…

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