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Today@UNL | Innovation Campus info session is Dec. 17; Zeng's 'Nebraska Ice' leads to new discoveries

Concept drawing of the Nebraska Innovation Campus "Companion Building."
Concept drawing of the Nebraska Innovation Campus "Companion Building."

Nebraska Innovation Campus info session is Dec. 17

An information session about Nebraska Innovation Campus is 3:30 to 5 p.m. Dec. 17 in the Nebraska Union Auditorium. The session, which is free and open to faculty, staff and students, will be led by Dan Duncan, executive director of NIC. A question and answer session will follow the update. Continue reading…

More details at: http://go.unl.edu/4x3

6 ROTC cadets to receive military commissions

Six cadets in the UNL Reserve Officer Training Corps will receive military commissions this weekend in separate ceremonies in the Nebraska Union. Three will be commissioned second lieutenants in the Air Force; one a second lieutenant in the Army; and two ensigns in the Navy. Continue reading…

Registration open for Employee Quilt Show

Detail of a quilt made by Kareon Miles, office supervisor in Registration and Records, and included in the 2010 UNL Employee Quilt Show.Registration is open for the fourth-annual UNL Employee Quilt Show. The exhibition opens Feb. 18 in the Rotunda Gallery of the Nebraska Union. It will also show at the International Quilt Study Center and Museum from March 1-14. The registration deadline is Feb. 1. Space is limited. Continue reading…

Jaeil Bai (left) and Xiao Cheng Zeng. Projected behind them is a computer model of the square nanotube array, a new two-dimensional ice form they discovered.
Jaeil Bai (left) and Xiao Cheng Zeng. Projected behind them is a computer model of the square nanotube array, a new two-dimensional ice form they discovered.

'Nebraska Ice' leads to 3 more discoveries

The 1997 discovery of "Nebraska Ice" by chemist Xiao Cheng Zeng and his UNL research team has now yielded three new discoveries. Nebraska Ice is the nickname for the discovery that water contracts rather than expands when frozen at extremes of subnanoscale confinement. Continue reading…

Live Met Opera broadcast of 'Aida' is Dec. 15

AidaMary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center will host a live broadcast of Verdi's "Aida" at 11:55 a.m. Dec. 15. An encore performance is 1 p.m. Dec. 16. The performance is part of "The Met: Live in HD" series of live broadcasts from New York City's Metropolitan Opera House. Continue reading…

Originally published Friday December 14, 2012 - Submit an Item