Today@UNL | Japan Festival is March 8; Final Buffett Institute candidate to interview March 8-9

Scene from the movie "Cherry Blossoms."
Scene from the movie "Cherry Blossoms."

Japan Festival to feature workshops, movie screening

The UNL Japanese program will host the annual Japan Festival on March 8. The events are free and open to the public. This year’s festival will feature a calligraphy workshop, an origami workshop and a movie screening of "Cherry Blossoms." Events begin at 3:30 p.m. in the Nebraska Union. Continue reading…

State Farm gives $40,000 to UNL programs

State Farm Insurance has given $40,000 to the NU Foundation to support the business ethics program and a college access program at UNL. The gifts include $25,000 for the Nebraska College Preparatory Academy and $15,000 for the College of Business Administration's Ethics for Business Leaders program. Continue reading…

Theatrix's "New Artist Festival" opens March 8.
Theatrix's "New Artist Festival" opens March 8.

New Artist Festival opens Theatrix's spring season

Theatrix will feature the world premieres of five new plays in the New Artist Festival, March 8-11. The festival theme is "Season of Fire." Show times are 7:30 p.m., March 8-10 and 2:30 p.m., March 11, all in the Temple Building's Lab Theater. Continue reading…

Iconic images the subject of March 8 lecture

No Caption NeededJohn Lucaites of Indiana University and Robert Hariman of Northwestern University will present a lecture on iconic images from 2-3 p.m., March 8 at the Sheldon Museum of Art. Lucaites and Hariman are leading theorists and critics of visual culture. The talk is free and open to the public. Continue reading…

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