Today@UNL | DiMagno earns NSF award; First IANR tailgate is Oct. 8

Big Ten universities shine spotlight on UNL

OSU.jpgUNL has been featured in faculty/staff publications at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Ohio State University. Those stories, and a wish for Husker Nation to welcome OSU fans this weekend, were highlighted in a message from Chancellor Harvey Perlman. Continue reading…

Russell Headlee, a senior from Lincoln, shows off a shiny red pair of boots before the Huskers’ season opener with Western Kentucky University. Headlee said he bought the boots on Ebay last winter. Photo by Craig Chandler, University Communications
Russell Headlee, a senior from Lincoln, shows off a shiny red pair of boots before the Huskers’ season opener with Western Kentucky University. Headlee said he bought the boots on Ebay last winter. Photo by Craig Chandler, University Communications

First IANR Big Ten tailgate is Oct. 8

IANR will host two tailgate parties to celebrate the university’s move to the Big Ten. Events are planned Oct. 8, before the Ohio State game, and Oct. 29, before the Michigan State game. Continue reading…

Tractor museum tailgate, truck show is Oct. 8

The Lester F. Larsen Tractor Test and Power Museum hosts a tractor tailgate and truck farm show, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Oct. 8 at the museum. Activities include a punt, pass and kick competition, a truck farmers market, and a 2:30 p.m. truck and tractor parade. The event is free and open to the public.

More details at: http://go.unl.edu/7p5

Sheldon opens two exhibitions today

Walt Kuhn's "Apples in Wooden Boat."Two exhibitions — "Richmond Barthe: Harlem Renaissance Sculptor" and "The Art and Science of Conservation: Walt Kuhn's 'Apples in Wooden Boat'" — open today at the Sheldon Museum of Art. A First Friday reception celebrating the openings is 5 to 7 p.m. at the museum. Continue reading…

Animal Science students offer turkey sales

The Animal Science Graduate Student Association is accepting orders for their annual Thanksgiving turkey fundraiser. Proceeds from turkey sales are used to defray expenses for graduate student travel to scientific meetings. Orders will be accepted through Oct. 18. Continue reading…

Originally published October 7, 2011 - Submit an Item