Today@UNL | Calls prompt security alert; Lied single ticket sales begin Aug. 20

A research project that included UNL's John DeLong showed that migratory speeds and pathways of birds (like Sandhill cranes pictured) are affected by body size rather than physical limitations. (Crane photo by Joel Sartore)
A research project that included UNL's John DeLong showed that migratory speeds and pathways of birds (like Sandhill cranes pictured) are affected by body size rather than physical limitations. (Crane photo by Joel Sartore)

DeLong helps confirm bird migration theory

UNL ecologist John DeLong has helped confirm that birds' migratory speeds and pathways are largely affected by body size rather than physical limitations. The study, which featured 102 bird species in the lower 48 states, was published in the journal Ecology. Continue reading…

Phone calls prompt security alert

 Suspicious phone calls probing for information about campus printers have prompted a security alert. The calls request serial numbers, networking information and passwords. Other variations include requests to install remote access software, enroll in warranty programs and give credit card numbers. Continue reading…

Three journalism faculty receive teaching awards

AEJMC 2013Journalism and Mass Communications faculty Sue Burzynski Bullard, Carla J. Kimbrough and Michelle Car Hassler earned four of seven awards in the 2013 edition of Teaching News Terrifically in the 21st Century. The awards honor instructors for good ideas in teaching news foundation courses. Continue reading…

UNL's Lied Center for Performing Arts (Courtesy photo)
UNL's Lied Center for Performing Arts (Courtesy photo)

Lied to offer single ticket sales starting Aug. 20

Single ticket sales for the Lied Center for Performing Arts' 2013-14 season open at 11 a.m. Aug. 20. The season includes more than 50 performances of 32 shows from a wide range of genres. Tickets are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Season tickets are also available. Continue reading…

OLLI open house is Aug. 18

The Osher Lifelong Learning Center is hosting an open house 1:30 to 3 p.m. Aug. 18 at the Cornhusker Hotel, 333 S. 13th St. The program will include a 2:30 p.m. music performance, "Songs from Broadway and Beyond," by Mary Carrick and Todd Brooks. Continue reading…

Arendt, Kato documentaries play the Ross

Barbara Sukowa in "Hannah Arendt"Margarethe von Trotta's biopic focusing on the German-Jewish philosopher and political theorist "Hannah Arendt" and the documentary "Call Me Kuchu," about gay rights activism in Uganda, open today at the Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center. Both films are unrated and play for one week. Continue reading…

Originally published August 16, 2013 - Submit an Item