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Today@UNL | Nearly 1,500 to graduate Dec. 16-17; Final FPA dean presentation is today

UNL graduates wait for ceremonies to begin for the 2011 spring commencement.
UNL graduates wait for ceremonies to begin for the 2011 spring commencement.

Fall commencement to feature nearly 1,500 grads

UNL commencement exercises for nearly 1,500 graduates are Dec. 16 and 17. Graduate exercises begin at 3 p.m., Dec. 16. The undergraduate ceremony begins at 9:30 a.m., Dec. 17. Both are in the Devaney Center. The Law College ceremony is 1 p.m., Dec. 16 in Ross McCollum Hall. Continue reading…

Los Alamos researcher to lead energy center

Mike NastasiMaterials scientist Mike Nastasi will become director of UNL’s Nebraska Center for Energy Sciences Research on Jan. 3. He comes to UNL from Los Alamos National Lab where he was a longtime researcher. Nastasi succeeds interim director Jerry Hudgins, professor and chair of electrical engineering. Continue reading…

UAAD's Graze and Mingle event Dec. 21

Round UAAD columns JPG sml.jpgUAAD's "Graze and Mingle" event will be held at 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dec. 21 at Valentino's, 3457 Holdrege St. The Valentino's buffet and a drink are available to UAAD members for $5 (cash only). University Health Center staff will give a presentation, "Simple Steps to a Healthier, Happier Life." Continue reading…

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Final FPA dean candidate presentation is today

Shawn BrixeyThe fourth and final public presentations by candidates for dean of the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing arts is today. Shawn Brixey, University of Washington, will talk 3:30 to 5 p.m. in the Sheldon Museum of Art auditorium. The presentation is free and open to the public. Continue reading…

Loft Gallery features Tuck's photo series

A photo from George Tuck's "Flat Places and Interesting People" exhibition.An exhibition featuring the photography of George Tuck, retired professor of photojournalism, is on display through Jan. 31 in the East Union's Loft Gallery. The show features select photos from Tuck's "Flat Places and Interesting People" exhibition. Continue reading…

Originally published Thursday December 15, 2011 - Submit an Item