Today@UNL | NU, Stratcom sign research contract; Supplier Showcase is Oct. 16

UNL's Diocles Extreme Light Laboratory, led by Donald Umstadter, is expected to play a role in the new $84 million defense contract with U.S. Strategic Command
UNL's Diocles Extreme Light Laboratory, led by Donald Umstadter, is expected to play a role in the new $84 million defense contract with U.S. Strategic Command

NU, StratCom partner on $84M defense contract

An initial contract worth up to $84 million over the next five years will allow University of Nebraska researchers to work on U.S. military projects and could transform the university into a major player in national scientific and medical research. Continue reading…

Annual 'Supplier Showcase' is Oct. 16

The 2012 Supplier Showcase is 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 16 in the Nebraska Union Centennial Room. The event, organized by Procurement Services, is open to faculty and staff. It will include product displays from more than 60 suppliers as well as specialized breakout sessions. Continue reading…

Alloy Orchestra performs Saturday at the Ross

The Alloy OrchestraThe world-renowned Alloy Orchestra will perform live accompaniment to short films starring Buster Keaton and Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 13 at the Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center. Films featured are "The Butcher Boy," "Good Night, Nurse" and "The Playhouse." Continue reading…

 A MET tower properly marked by UNL Extension Educator John Hay with alternating stripes of aviation orange and white paint, plus marker balls and guy wire sleeves make the tower more easily seen.  Without the markings, the gray metal tower and guy wires
A MET tower properly marked by UNL Extension Educator John Hay with alternating stripes of aviation orange and white paint, plus marker balls and guy wire sleeves make the tower more easily seen. Without the markings, the gray metal tower and guy wires

State pilots group funds tower-safety project

John Hay, a UNL Extension educator, is trying to make the skies a little safer for low-flying area pilots. The Nebraska Aviation Trades Association, the professional organization of agricultural pilots in Nebraska, awarded a grant to UNL Extension to support Hay's work.
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Originally published October 12, 2012 - Submit an Item