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Today@UNL | UNL drill first to reach sub-glacial lake; Landscape Services clears path after snow

Tanner Hilzer waits to plow more snow as students pass the north side of the Nebraska Union on Jan. 30. Landscape Services employees started clearning snow from campus at 2 a.m. Wednesday.
Tanner Hilzer waits to plow more snow as students pass the north side of the Nebraska Union on Jan. 30. Landscape Services employees started clearning snow from campus at 2 a.m. Wednesday.

Landscape Services clears path after snowstorm

If you wondered why Wednesday was business as usual on campus, look no further than UNL's Landscape Services. At 2 a.m., Jan. 30, 71 Landscape Services employees reported to clear snow from campus. Chris Jackson praised the employees their quick work, which helped eliminate the need to close campus. Continue reading…

UNL's Frank Rack explains the operation of the drill's UV collar used to decontaminate hoses and cables deployed downhole. Rack is executive director of the ANDRILL Science Management Office and associate professor of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences.
UNL's Frank Rack explains the operation of the drill's UV collar used to decontaminate hoses and cables deployed downhole. Rack is executive director of the ANDRILL Science Management Office and associate professor of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences.

UNL's hot-water drill first to reach subglacial lake

For the first time, a team of scientists and engineers has succeeded in drilling through the Antarctic ice sheet to reach a subglacial lake, and it was accomplished with a hot-water drill system designed and manufactured at UNL. Continue reading…

Lied Center offers discounted tickets

"Peter Pan" is one of the eight performances included in the Lied Center's discounted ticket promotion. The discount is only available today. The Lied Center for Performing Arts is offering a one-day discount of 50 percent off tickets to select spring performances. The discount, available Jan. 31, is for tickets purchased online, in person at the Lied box office, or by phone. Continue reading…

Free recital features 'Australian Art Song'

Composer Diana Bloom will present "The Sounds of Australian Art Song," featuring her compositions, at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 31 in Kimball Recital Hall. She will be assisted by UNL's Kevin Hanrahan, tenor and Jamie Reimer, soprano. The concert is free and open to the public. Continue reading…

Originally published Thursday January 31, 2013 - Submit an Item