Today@UNL | Brehm earns international recognition; UNL featured in national media

A scientific illustration of variable diameter carbon nanotubes (right) designed by UNL's Joel Brehm (left) won an award in the International Science and Engineering Challenge. The contest is sponsored by the NSF and the journal "Science."
A scientific illustration of variable diameter carbon nanotubes (right) designed by UNL's Joel Brehm (left) won an award in the International Science and Engineering Challenge. The contest is sponsored by the NSF and the journal "Science."

Brehm's illustration wins international recognition

A scientific illustration of UNL nanotechnology research by Joel Brehm, graphic and web designer for the Office of Research and Economic Development, has won an award in the International Science and Engineering Challenge, sponsored by the National Science Foundation and the journal "Science." Continue reading…

Immigration scholar's lecture is Feb. 6

Marcelo Suarez-OrozcoInternationally acclaimed social scientist Marcelo Suarez-Orozco will discuss the effects of immigration on the education of children and teenagers in a 1:30 to 3 p.m., Feb. 6 lecture in the Nebraska Union Auditorium. The lecture is free and open to the public. Continue reading…

Brandon Ruud with "Peggy Bacon and Metaphysic" a 1935 oil on canvas by Alexander Brook (American, 1898–1980).
Brandon Ruud with "Peggy Bacon and Metaphysic" a 1935 oil on canvas by Alexander Brook (American, 1898–1980).

Sheldon explores artistic relationships, Warhol Polaroids make debut

"Partners and Adversaries," a new exhibition opening today at the Sheldon Museum of Art, aims to challenge people to rethink their image of the quintessential starving artist. "All is Pretty," which showcases a selection of Polaroid photographs taken by Andy Warhol, also opens today. Continue reading…

'Addiction Incorporated' opens today

Victor DeNoble in "Addiction Incorporation"The documentary "Addiction Incorporated," which focuses on the first big tobacco whistleblower, opens today at the Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center. David Cronenberg's "A Dangerous Method" continues for a second week. Both play through Feb. 9. Continue reading…

Originally published February 3, 2012 - Submit an Item