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Families invited to paleontology event Oct. 22 at Morrill Hall
In celebration of National Fossil Day, the University of Nebraska State Museum invites children and families to a special paleontology themed night at Morrill Hall, 14th and Vine streets, on Oct. 22. The event, from 5 to 8 p.m., will feature activit…
L.A. Theatre Works brings 'Dracula' to the Lied on Oct. 23
Long before "Twilight," a nocturnal count survived on the blood of the living in one of the greatest horror stories ever told. Just in time for Halloween, America's premier radio theater company returns to the Lied Center for Performing Arts, 301 N.…
NSF Noyce grant to fund UNL scholarships for future science teachers
A three-year, $799,890 National Science Foundation grant awarded to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln will be used to help meet the growing need for high school and middle school science teachers. The Phase II Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship grant…
Nebraska Rural Poll celebrates 20th year with public sessions
The Nebraska Rural Poll marks its 20th year in 2015. The public will have a chance to explore Rural Poll data more in depth and contribute to future poll and research studies during two educational sessions on Oct. 21. The sessions will be at Nebra…
2015-16 Heuermann series to kick off with Buffetts
How every person can play an important role in solutions to local, national and global challenges will be the focus of the first Heuermann series event of the 2015-16 season on Oct. 21. Howard G. Buffett and Howard W. Buffett will take part in a dis…
Nebraska Innovation Campus welcomes Spreetail as latest partner
Spreetail, a Lincoln-based e-commerce firm formerly known as VMInnovations, will move into space at Nebraska Innovation Campus by spring 2016. Spreetail announced the name change and move to NIC at an all-company gathering. NIC, Tetrad Property Grou…
'Fossils on the Floor' books tell story of Nebraska State Capitol mosaics
A field trip to the Nebraska State Capitol led Bob Diffendal on an unexpected journey nearly 90 years in the making. "One of the places we visited was the Capitol archives," Diffendal said. "The Capitol archivist showed us many items in the collecti…
4-H youth to display work at Hillestad Gallery
Nebraska youth from 10 to 19 will have their work showcased in the 22nd annual Celebration of Youth: Work by 4-H Youth, beginning Oct. 12 and running through Nov. 14 at the Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery, 234 Home Economics Building. Items were s…
Media advisory: Innovation Campus private tour, ribbon cutting Oct. 8
Media are invited to a private Oct. 8 tour of Nebraska Innovation Campus, 2021 Transformation Drive, and to join officials and dignitaries at a special ribbon-cutting ceremony one day before the new campus' public grand opening. NIC is a research ca…
Arab American News publisher to speak Oct. 13 as part of Hearst series
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications is hosting a lecture by Osama Siblani as part of the Hearst Speaker Series on Diversity and Modern Media at 7 p.m. Oct. 13 at Andersen Hall, 200 Centennial Mall North. …
UNL students win Online Journalism Award as part of News21 team
Three University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications students, as part of the Carnegie-Knight News21 national investigation team, have won the Online News Association award in the student projects pro-am category. They …
Sunday with a Scientist to feature 'Antarctic Time Machine'
The University of Nebraska State Museum's October Sunday with a Scientist program for children and families will travel back in time. Professor David Harwood in the UNL Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences and U.S. ANDRILL (ANtarctic geologi…
Fossil find: UNL undergraduate discovers new mammal species
During her first fossil-hunting trip, University of Nebraska-Lincoln student Carissa Raymond found a specimen of a previously unknown mammal species from about 65 million years ago. Raymond, a junior geology and geography major from Seward, was one …
Applications sought for Nebraska Young Artist Awards
The Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts is seeking applications for the 19th annual Nebraska Young Artist Awards. The awards recognize 11th-grade students from Nebraska who are gifted and talented in the areas of visual art, dance, music…
September survey: Nebraska businesses less optimistic about sales
Nebraska businesses grew less optimistic about the outlook for sales, according to the latest monthly survey conducted by the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. The September survey showed that 24 percent of responden…


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