Today@UNL | Team unearths giant Roman mosaic; Chiara, Skyros concert tonight

Researchers, students and workers spent two months unearthing and cleaning the mosaic this summer. Watch a video featuring the project at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3E8FgKVR7ow.
Researchers, students and workers spent two months unearthing and cleaning the mosaic this summer. Watch a video featuring the project at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3E8FgKVR7ow.

UNL team unearths giant Roman mosaic in southern Turkey

A UNL archaeological team led by Michael Hoff has uncovered a massive Roman mosaic in southern Turkey. The mosaic is a meticulously crafted, 1,600-square-foot work of decorative handiwork built during the region’s imperial zenith. It is believed to be the largest mosaic of its type in the region. Continue reading…

Morgan opens Olson Seminars Sept. 19

Lance MorganA talk on how law and public policy have historically shaped Native American economic development on the Plains will lead off the fall semester series of the Paul A. Olson Seminars in Great Plains Studies. Lance Morgan's lecture is 3:30 p.m. Sept. 19 in the Great Plains Art Museum. Continue reading…

Chiara Quartet featured in faculty performance

The Chiara Quartet is (from left) Julie Yoon, Gregory Beaver, Jonah Sirota and Rebecca Fischer.The Chiara String Quartet opens the Hixson-Lied Concert Series at 7:30 p.m. today in Kimball Recital Hall. The concert will also feature the Skyros Quartet, UNL's first graduate strings quartet, performing alongside the Chiara. Tickets are available through the Lied Center. Continue reading…

Originally published September 18, 2012 - Submit an Item