Today@UNL | Shutdown brings upgrades to Campus Rec; 4 named Beckman Scholars

Scott Schroeder, a building services technician, paints metal stair edges in the Campus Rec facility on May 8. (Troy Fedderson, University Communications)
Scott Schroeder, a building services technician, paints metal stair edges in the Campus Rec facility on May 8. (Troy Fedderson, University Communications)

Annual Campus Rec shutdown allows for cleaning, upgrades

More than 40 Campus Recreation employees are painting, reparing, rebuilding and scrubbing surfaces and equipment during an annual week-long shutdown of the City Campus rec facility. A variety of projects are being completed as the rec prepares to reopen May 13. Continue reading…

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UNL's Beckman Scholars are (from left) Ashley Thelen, Valerie Eckrich, Qianli Wang and Jessica Chekal. (Craig Chandler/University Communications)
UNL's Beckman Scholars are (from left) Ashley Thelen, Valerie Eckrich, Qianli Wang and Jessica Chekal. (Craig Chandler/University Communications)

Four students chosen as Beckman Scholars

Four UNL students have been chosen to complete undergraduate research fellowships through the Beckman Scholars Program. Mentors of the scholars are UNL faculty Paul Bluem, Concetta DiRusso, Luwen Zhang and Melanie Simpson. Continue reading…

Naval officer Brett Whorley earned his MBA through the online program at the UNL College of Business Administration. (Courtesy photo)
Naval officer Brett Whorley earned his MBA through the online program at the UNL College of Business Administration. (Courtesy photo)

Online MBA program rated among best for veterans

U.S. News and World Report has ranked UNL's online MBA program as the third best for U.S. veterans. It was the only Big Ten online MBA program included in the top 25 of the "Best Online MBA Programs for Veterans" rankings. Continue reading…

Blue Man Group opens the Lied Center for Performing Arts' 2013-14 season on Sept. 27. (Courtesy photo)
Blue Man Group opens the Lied Center for Performing Arts' 2013-14 season on Sept. 27. (Courtesy photo)

Blue Man Group opens Lied's new season

The Lied Center for Performing Arts' 24th season will include 51 performances of 31 shows from a wide range of genres. The 2013-14 season, announced earlier this week, opens Sept. 27-29 with the return of the Blue Man Group. Continue reading…

'Gatekeepers' movie talk features Forsythe, Trainin

Images from "The Gatekeepers.""The Gatekeepers," an intimate look into the Palestinian/Israeli conflict from the perspective of the Shin Bet, Israel's counterterrorism agency, opens at the Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center. The film is the subject of a movie talk at 2:10 p.m. May 12. Also showing is "The Company You Keep." Continue reading…

Money management center wins award

The UNL Student Money Management Center received an award of merit from the American Marketing Association. The award was for the center's 2012 integrated marketing communications campaign, which included building a financial education brand. Continue reading…

NASA research presentation is May 13

Visual rendition of a SMAP spacecraft design.Representatives of NASA's Soil Moisture Active Passive team will be featured in a 2 p.m. May 13 presentation in 901 Hardin Hall. The seminar, "Global High Resolution Soil Moisture Products from the Soil Moisture Active Passive Mission," is free and open to the public. Continue reading…

Originally published May 10, 2013 - Submit an Item