UNL News Releases: Speakers

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10/13/2014
Lecture to explore significant, but largely ignored history of WWI
People across the globe are remembering World War I as 2014 marks the centennial of its start. As the war raged, the United States avoided the conflict for three years and was involved in its own imperial holdings, a history that h…
10/23/2014
10/13/2014
Great Plains Olson Seminar celebrates Saskatchewan architecture
The rolling grasslands that flood through the Great Plains begin north of the border in Canada's Saskatchewan province. Similar geography, culture, flora and fauna connect the northern prairie to the rest of the Great Plains region…
10/22/2014
10/9/2014
Concussion topic for UNL Nebraska Lecture Oct. 23
Concussions and the research to help better understand, diagnose and treat them will be the focus of the fall Nebraska Lecture Oct. 23 at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Dennis Molfese, director of UNL's…
10/23/2014
10/8/2014
MIT's Gershenfeld to discuss 'How to Make (Almost) Anything' Oct. 14
In recent years, the evolution from analog to digital has improved any number of areas, from communications to personal computing. Yet, today's most advanced manufacturing remains analog -- the designs are digital, but the processe…
10/14/2014
10/6/2014
Human trafficking conference at UNL features public events
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln will host the sixth annual Interdisciplinary Conference on Human Trafficking Oct. 9-11 at Embassy Suites Lincoln, 1040 P St. The conference is formatted for those who have research results or ideas in the area…
10/9/2014
10/2/2014
Journalism's Native Daughters project to be featured in upcoming events
The Omaha Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution will sponsor a lecture by University of Nebraska-Lincoln journalism professor Joe Starita on Oct. 14 at the Durham Museum, 801 S. 10th St., Omaha. …
10/14/2014
10/1/2014
Serial entrepreneur Wilhelm to discuss challenges in soft goods industry
Walter T. Wilhelm, chairman of Walter Wilhelm Associates LLC, a Utah-based management consulting firm, will deliver a free public address at 4 p.m. Oct. 7 at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Wilhelm will speak in Room 11 of the …
10/7/2014
09/30/2014
Humanities on the Edge lecture series launching 5th year
Humanities on the Edge, a premier lecture series for theoretical research in the humanities, has accomplished much more than its organizers expected in such a short time. Now in its fifth year, Humanities on…
10/2/2014
09/30/2014
Perlman to deliver State of the University address on Oct. 2
University of Nebraska-Lincoln Chancellor Harvey Perlman will deliver his 15th annual State of the University address to faculty, staff, students and interested visitors on Oct. 2. The address begins at 11 a.m. at the Lied Center f…
10/2/2014
09/29/2014
First Peoples of the Plains lecture, family event to be Oct. 10, 12
The University of Nebraska State Museum will welcome author and educator Virginia Driving Hawk Sneve and attorney Gena Timberman for the second annual Claire M. Hubbard First Peoples of the Plains Lecture on Oct. 10 at the Sheldon …
10/10/2014
09/29/2014
Game theory and pest-resistant crops topic of Oct. 27 lecture
David McAdams, professor of economics at Duke University's Fuqua School of Business, will discuss "The Future of Pest-Resistant Crops: Insights from Game Theory/Lessons from the Fight against Antibiotic Resistance and Implications …
10/27/2014
09/11/2014
Entrepreneurship expert Byers to speak at UNL's Raikes School
Are colleges equipping students to become innovators, regardless of discipline? Tom Byers, professor at Stanford University and director of the National Center for Engineering Pathways to Innovation (Epicent…
09/19/2014
09/10/2014
Chief Justice John Roberts to speak Sept. 19 at UNL College of Law
United States Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. will speak at the University of Nebraska College of Law on Sept. 19. Roberts will participate in a public conversation with the Honorable William Jay Riley, chief judge of the U.S. Co…
09/19/2014
09/10/2014
Olson Seminars kick off fall semester with the history of power on the Plains
The green energy movement has changed the face of the Great Plains -- dotting its hillsides with windmills and adorning its buildings with solar panels. These topics have never been more important with clima…
09/18/2014
09/8/2014
Novelist/poet Chris Abani to replace Tretheway in Wednesday lecture
Award-winning writer, playwright and TED speaker Chris Abani will deliver the 19th annual Governor's Lecture in the Humanities at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 10, at the Lied Center for Performing Arts, 301 N. 12th St. He will replace Natasha T…
09/10/2014

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