UNL Lectures this Week (Feb. 23 to March 1)

Campus lectures for the week Feb. 23 to March 1

Sunday, Feb. 24

Garden Friends Annual Lecture and Luncheon, "A Gathering of Friends," lecture by Jan Riggenbach, 12:30 p.m., Landscape Services Shop, East Campus. Call 402-450-4639
http://events.unl.edu/2013/02/24/75618/


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Tuesday, Feb. 26

Helen Kelley Symposium for Excellence in Education lecture, "Elevating the Capacity of Classroom Experiences for Promoting Children's Learning Teacher-Child Interactions," 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., East Union, Great Plains Room.
http://events.unl.edu/2013/02/26/76415/

Biochemistry/Redox Biolog Center Seminar, “A Kinase-Phosphatase Network for Ion Channel Regulation in Plants,” Sheng Luan, University of California, Berkeley, 4 p.m., N172 Beadle Center. 402-472-3173
http://events.unl.edu/2013/02/26/74939/

Entomology Lecture, “Medicinal Properties of Insects,” Ashley Yates, graduate student, 4 p.m., Entomology Hall. Call 402-472-2123
http://events.unl.edu/2013/02/26/75325/

E.N. Thompson Forum on World Issues, Lewis E. Harris Lecture on Public Policy, “True Islam: Human Rights, Faith and Women,” Shirin Ebadi, Nobel Laureate, 7 p.m., Lied Center for Performing Arts. Call 402-472-0074
http://events.unl.edu/2013/02/26/71282/

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Wednesday, Feb. 27

Spring 2013 Water Seminar Series, “Resistance and Resilience of Aquatic Communities to Low Flow Disturbance,” Annika Walters, University of Wyoming, 3:30 p.m., Hardin Hall. Call 402-472-7372
http://events.unl.edu/2013/02/27/73812/

Supercomputing Mini Workshop, "Getting Started with Supercomputing in 20 Minutes," Wayne Cheng-Wei Huang, XSEDE, a NSF-funded national supercomputer network, 3:30 p.m. refreshments, 4 p.m. lecture, 117 Bessey Hall. Email wayne@huskers.unl.edu
http://events.unl.edu/2013/02/27/75948/

Biotechnology/Life Sciences Seminar, “Learning from Natural Immunity to HIV-1: Developing Effective Vaccine and Identifying Novel Target for HIV-1 Prevention and Treatment,” Ma Luo, University of Manitoba, 3:30 p.m. reception, 4 p.m. Beadle Center. Call 402-472-2635
http://events.unl.edu/2013/02/27/74776/

Poetry Reading, Li-Young Lee, 7:30 p.m., Great Plains Art Museum.
http://events.unl.edu/2013/02/27/73543/

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Thursday, Feb. 28

Blended Learning Colloquium, 11:30 p.m., Gaughan Multicultural Center. Call 402-472-5204
http://events.unl.edu/2013/02/28/75013/

Biochemistry Graduate Student Seminar, Samantha Swenson, noon, Beadle Center. Call 402-472-2932
http://events.unl.edu/2013/02/28/74901/

Discipline-Based Education Research Seminar, "Formative Assessment as Action Research for Improving Student Learning," Kathleen Wilson, Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education, 2 p.m., 219 Bessey Hall. Email larthurs2@unl.edu
http://events.unl.edu/2013/02/28/75828/

Biological Sciences Seminar, Joseph Dauer, Michigan State University, 3:30 p.m., 112 Hardin Hall. Call 402-472-2729
http://events.unl.edu/2013/02/28/75446/

History Lecture, “Henry Ford’s War Against Jews and the Legal Battle Against Hate Speech,” Vicki Woeste, American Bar Association, 7 p.m., Bessey Hall.
http://events.unl.edu/2013/02/28/74948/


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Friday, March 1

Geography Seminar, "Political-Geographical Interpretation of Recent Presidential Elections," Clark Archer, geography, 2 p.m., 163 Hardin Hall. Call 402-472-7531
http://events.unl.edu/2013/03/01/73862/

Chemistry Colloquium, "Nanobiotechnology: Future Promises for Medicine and Energy," David Cliffel, Vanderbilt University, 3:30 p.m., 112 Hamilton Hall. Call 402-472-3523
http://events.unl.edu/2013/03/01/75208/

Clayton Yeutter International Trade Program Visiting Scholar Lecture featuring Kym Anderson, University of Adelaide, 4 p.m., Law College. Email marilyn.m.hoskins@gmail.com
http://events.unl.edu/2013/03/01/75424/

Science and Gender Matters: No Limits conference keynote, "But What Happens When the Scientists are Women?" Janet Kourany, University of Notre Dame, 4:30 p.m., Sheldon Museum of Art. Call 402-472-9392
http://events.unl.edu/2013/03/01/74872/