Today@UNL | Trailside Museum makes updates to celebrate 50 years

The grand opening of Trailside Museum in June 1961: from left, state senator George Gerdes, Gov. Frank B. Morrison, State Museum Director C. Bertrand Schultz
The grand opening of Trailside Museum in June 1961: from left, state senator George Gerdes, Gov. Frank B. Morrison, State Museum Director C. Bertrand Schultz

Trailside Museum marks 50th anniversary

The Trailside Museum of Natural History at Fort Robinson State Park near Crawford is now open for its 50th anniversary season. To celebrate this milestone, Trailside has added a new rock shop and changed its visitor hours to better serve the public. Continue reading…

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Rare minerals point to dynamic environments in Nebraska

Scientists have discovered eight rare minerals previously undocumented in Nebraska. The discovery, to be published in the June edition of the scientific journal Catena, stemmed from the STATEMAP program. Matt Joeckel, a UNL geologist, said the findings are exotic by Nebraska geologic standards. Continue reading…

Higher education law expert to speak April 27

Peter Lake, director of the Center for Excellence in Higher Education Law and Policy at Stetson University College of Law, will lead discussion on how higher education institutions can deal with difficult discipline issues April 27 from 9:30 a.m. to noon at Embassy Suites. Continue reading…

Farewell Reception for Judy Shutts April 28

A farewell reception will be held for Judy Shutts from 2:30-4:30 p.m. April 28 in College of Business Administration, room 222. Please stop by to wish Judy well and thank her for her 23 years of service as adviser for the MBA Program.

Originally published April 26, 2011 - Submit an Item