Today@UNL | Exchange program honored for innovation

The 2011 Andrew Heiskell Award was presented earlier this year. NU officials who accepted the award were Thomas Farrell (far left), Thomas McGowan (third from left), and Harriet Turner (second from right).
The 2011 Andrew Heiskell Award was presented earlier this year. NU officials who accepted the award were Thomas Farrell (far left), Thomas McGowan (third from left), and Harriet Turner (second from right).

UNL exchange program receives international honor

The world's largest educational organization has honored the innovation behind UNL's Harold E. Spencer Exchange Program in Teacher Education. The Institute of International Education awarded the exchange program with a 2011 Andrew Heiskell Award for Innovation in International Education. Continue reading…

Geske Showcase features documentary duo

Greta_Susan1_SM.jpgFilmmakers Susan Muska and Greta Olafsdottir are featured in the Norman A. Geske Film/Video Showcase, March 25-29 at the Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center. The duo will discuss their films, "The Brandon Teena Story" and "Edie and Thea: A Very Long Engagement," at 7:30 p.m., March 26, 28 and 29. Continue reading…

Ross to feature Phil Ochs documentary

Phil Ochs during a Vietnam moratorium demonstration (1967). Photo by Michael Ochs.A documentary featuring Phil Ochs' turbulent folk music career will play the Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center March 25-31. Directed by Kenneth Bowser, "Phil Ochs: There But For Fortune" includes interview and performance footage of Ochs, Joan Baez, Tom Hayden, Pete Seeger, Peter Yarrow and others. Continue reading…

More details at: http://www.theross.org
Originally published March 25, 2011 - Submit an Item