Today@UNL | Quilt center receives $8M gift; Brank earns NSF award

The International Quilt Study Center & Museum
The International Quilt Study Center & Museum

Quilt center receives $8M gift for expansion, endowment

The Robert and Ardis James Foundation has made a $7 million gift to the NU Foundation's Campaign for Nebraska for expansion of Quilt House, home to the International Quilt Study Center & Museum, plus a $1 million permanent endowment for salary, research or program support. Continue reading…

Brank earns $200,000 research grant

Eve Brank, associate professor of psychology, received a $200,000 grant to study the reasons why citizens consent to searches, even when they are not legally bound to do so.Eve Brank, associate professor of psychology, has been awarded a nearly $200,000 National Science Foundation grant to conduct research into why citizens consent to searches. She will work with Jennifer Groscup of Scripps College in Claremont, Calif., on the project. Continue reading…

Molly Murphy Adams is developing a three-dimensional design that includes QR codes linked to information about Great Plains flora and fauna. She is in residence through May 3.
Molly Murphy Adams is developing a three-dimensional design that includes QR codes linked to information about Great Plains flora and fauna. She is in residence through May 3.

Artist is crafting sculpture for Great Plains museum

Molly Murphy Adams is the 2013 Elizabeth Rubendall Artist-in-Residence at the Great Plains Art Museum. She is in residence through May 3. Murphy Adams is creating a sculptural beadwork that will become a part of the museum's permanent collection. Continue reading…

Originally published April 24, 2013 - Submit an Item