Today@UNL | Courier Services to roll out electric cars; Busch to lead libraries for 3 years

Starting Friday, Courier Servies will use the Mitsubishi i-MiEV electric cars to make campus deliveries.
Starting Friday, Courier Servies will use the Mitsubishi i-MiEV electric cars to make campus deliveries.

Courier Services to roll out electric cars

A pair of Mitsubishi i-MiEV electric cars will begin purring across campus on Friday. The “green” vehicles — named 110 and 220 in homage to voltage standards — will be used by Courier Services to make campus deliveries. The rising cost of gas is fueling UNL's move to an electric alternative. Continue reading…

Busch to lead libraries for three years

Nancy J. BuschNancy J. Busch has been appointed to a three-year interim dean position at the University Libraries. The appointment, announced in August by senior vice chancellor Ellen Weissinger, became effective with the approval of the University of Nebraska Board of Regents at its Sept. 14 meeting. Continue reading…

NET hosts education-themed TEDx event

 Scott Winter, assistant professor in news-editorial, is one of the featured speakers at an Oct. 18 TEDxLincoln event at Nebraska Educational Telecommunication's Studio One. The lecture series begins at 10 a.m. and will include 16 presentations. Tickets are $50 general admission and $30 for students. Continue reading…

'Last of the Haussmans' shows live at the Ross

The National Theatre's "The Last of the Haussmans"The Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center will showcase a live broadcast of "The Last of the Haussmans" at 7 p.m. Oct. 11. An encore presentation of the broadcast, which is being performed at the National Theatre in London, is 3 p.m. Oct. 21. The show is part of the "National Theatre Live" series. Continue reading…

Originally published October 11, 2012 - Submit an Item