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03/27/2015
Folk musicians to perform at Sheldon Museum of Art
New York-based musicians and storytellers Kim and Reggie Harris will perform traditional folk songs at the Sheldon Museum of Art at 5:30 p.m. March 31. The Harrises blend their talents as singers, songwriters, educators and cultural advocates to ent…
03/31/2015
03/26/2015
62 UNL students receive stipends for summer research projects
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln has awarded stipends to 62 undergraduates to participate in research with a faculty mentor this summer. UNL's Undergraduate Creative Activities and Research Experience (UCARE) Program supports undergraduates to wor…
03/26/2015
UNL professor wins $300K grant to digitize archaeological records
A new $300,000 grant will allow a University of Nebraska-Lincoln professor and a team of researchers to digitize millions of artifacts, specimens and samples from excavations of a 1,000-year-old Pueblo civilization in northwest New Mexico. Carrie He…
03/26/2015
Biologist finds animal groups share dominance dynamics
The cardinal rules of pecking orders extend well beyond birds and beaks, according to a new study led by a UNL biologist. Roughly 80 years of data have revealed surprising similarities in the social hierarchies of animal groups ranging from primates…
03/25/2015
Glenn Miller Orchestra to swing into the Lied
Legendary big band the Glenn Miller Orchestra will bring classics like "Tuxedo Junction," "Moonlight Serenade" and "Chattanooga Choo Choo" to the Lied Center for Performing Arts on March 28. Tickets for the 7:30 p.m. show are on sale at http://liedc…
03/28/2015
03/20/2015
Nebraska's Leading Economic Indicator flat in February
Following two months of solid growth, Nebraska's Leading Economic Indicator was essentially flat in February, edging upward by just 0.01 percent. Combining February's report with the stronger results seen in December and January, economist Eric Thom…
03/20/2015
Behlen Observatory to host all-night party
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Physics and Astronomy Department invites the public to an all-night Easter bash and lunar eclipse viewing party from April 3-4 at the Behlen Observatory, southeast of Mead. The celebration is meant to showcase th…
04/3/2015
03/19/2015
Model captures new dynamics of corrosion damage
University of Nebraska-Lincoln engineers have become the first to develop a model that literally looks beyond the surface of corrosion to better predict its spread. The model's unique capabilities could allow engineers to more precisely forecast cat…
03/19/2015
'Peter and the Starcatcher' to soar into Lied Center
The Tony Award-winning musical "Peter and the Starcatcher" is coming to the Lied Center for Performing Arts at 7:30 p.m. March 23. Tickets are on sale at http://liedcenter.org, at the Lied Center box office at 12th and R streets, or by phone at 402-…
03/23/2015
03/18/2015
Grow a Show workshop will return to the Lied
Following the success of its first American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers event in 2013, the Lied Center for Performing Arts announces the return of the ASCAP/Grow A Show New Musical Theatre Workshop, Sept. 9-11. The workshop seeks ne…
09/9/2015
03/18/2015
Choirs come together for Nebraska Sings
Lincoln choirs will unite in song on the Lied stage at 7:30 p.m. March 21 to celebrate the Lied Center for Performing Arts' 25th anniversary and the world premiere of "Let There Be Music," a newly commissioned work by Nebraska composer Kurt Knecht. …
03/21/2015
03/17/2015
Author examines life as a woman under socialism
As an author, poet and cultural ambassador, Brenda Flanagan has traveled the world, but only the Czech Republic has endeared itself to her so much that she considers the country her second home. In a public lecture, Flanagan will share stories about…
03/19/2015
03/17/2015
Water for Food, filmmaker join together for drought documentary
The Robert B. Daugherty Water for Food Institute at the University of Nebraska is partnering with award-winning filmmaker Conrad Weaver of ConjoStudios to produce "Thirsty Land," a new documentary that will share the impact of drought on agriculture…
03/16/2015
UNL starts fundraising for international trade and finance institute
To prepare skilled graduates for in-demand careers in global trade and finance, the University of Nebraska–Lincoln has announced the start of a private fundraising initiative to establish an international trade and finance institute at the universi…
03/19/2015
03/16/2015
Student fashion designs on display at Hillestad Gallery
Twenty-four pieces of some of the finest work produced by UNL fashion and textile design students are on display at the Biennial Student Juried Exhibition at the Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery, located in the Department of Textiles Merchandising a…
03/16/2015

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