Today@UNL | UNL joins tropical studies consortium; Gaughan Center open house is Friday

Students of the Tropical Plant Systematics course are pictured observing the marshlands at Palo Verde National Park in Costa Rica in June.
Students of the Tropical Plant Systematics course are pictured observing the marshlands at Palo Verde National Park in Costa Rica in June.

UNL joins tropical studies consortium

Keeping with efforts to further internationalize campus, UNL has joined the Organization for Tropical Studies. OTS is a consortium of more than 60 universities and research institutions that offers opportunities for students and faculty to study, work and conduct research in tropical countries. Continue reading…

Three named NU Presidential Fellows

Three of the seven University of Nebraska 2012-2013 Presidential Graduate Fellowships were awarded to UNL students. Winners from UNL are Kathryn Haymaker (math), Jeff Johnson (business) and Nathan Probasco (history). Fellows receive a stipend that allows them to pursue their studies fulltime. Continue reading…

Brannen to retire Sept. 4

Paul BrannenAfter a 23-year career with the university, Paul Brannen is retiring Sept. 4. Brannen, associate director of Information Services, was originally hired as an accountant for the former Computer Resource Center. He is a 1974 graduate of UNL and a U.S. Navy veteran.
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The open house is followed by the OASIS Stroll Off Competition at 5:30 p.m. on the Nebraska Union Plaza.
The open house is followed by the OASIS Stroll Off Competition at 5:30 p.m. on the Nebraska Union Plaza.

Gaughan Center open house is Aug. 24

The Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center will host an open house, 3 to 5 p.m. Aug. 24. The free, public event includes a pie toss, Pepsi products and other refreshments. The annual OASIS Stroll Off competition follows at 5:30 p.m. Continue reading…

Registration open for group piano lessons

 Enrollment in UNL's Community Piano Experience is open. The program, now in its 10th year, offers group piano lessons to anyone willing to learn how to play. The program runs 11 weeks, from Sept. 28 to Nov. 28 and is designed for adults who are beginning and intermediate players. Continue reading…

Originally published August 23, 2012 - Submit an Item