Today@UNL | Rocket team competes at NASA event; Astronomy Day is April 20

(From left) Mechanical engineering students Alex Drozda and Brad Christensen listen as civil engineering student Bryan Kubitschek, talks about a rocket with former NASA astronaut Clay Anderson on April 12 at Engineering Week Open House.
(From left) Mechanical engineering students Alex Drozda and Brad Christensen listen as civil engineering student Bryan Kubitschek, talks about a rocket with former NASA astronaut Clay Anderson on April 12 at Engineering Week Open House.

Rocket team competes at NASA student launch

A team of UNL engineers is in Huntsville, Ala., through April 21 aiming to go "one mile high" with the rocket they built for the 2013 NASA student launch competition. This is the second year the UNL team has competed in the event. Last year, the team returned with a third-place honor. Continue reading…

Bike UNL event postponed to April 24

BikeUNL will host its annual event highlighting the university’s ongoing efforts to become a more bicycle friendly campus. The free event is 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 24 on the Nebraska Union plaza. Local vendors, education and safety demonstrations, games, prizes and entertainment will be showcased. Continue reading…

More details at: http://go.unl.edu/0t9

NET to show updated documentary by McCoy, Mitchell

"They Could Really Play the Game""They Could Really Play the Game," an award-winning documentary produced by faculty Barney McCoy and Bruce Mitchell, airs at 7 p.m. April 19 on NET1 and NET-HD. The documentary examines the Rio Grand Redmen's shift from a perennial NCAA basketball loser to a powerhouse in the early 1950s. Continue reading…

Astronomy Day is April 20

Astronomy Day 2013 poster.Astronomy Day will be celebrated 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. April 20 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Morrill Hall. The event features prizes, educational laser shows, and activities about space, science and more. Admission is free for UNL faculty, staff and students. Continue reading…

Originally published April 19, 2013 - Submit an Item