UNL News Releases: Speakers

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UNL panel will highlight Syrian conflict and refugee crisis
A Dec. 1 panel discussion at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln will examine the Syrian refugee crisis from the perspectives of people with direct experience with it. Organized by students affiliated with the Great Plains National Security Education…
Great Plains lecture to focus on North America's rarest mammal
In 1986, only 18 black-footed ferrets remained in North America. Thanks to a national and international recovery effort, the mammal now enjoys a stable population. David Jachowski, author of "Wild Again: The Struggle to Save the Black-Footed Ferret,"…
Registration open for IT leadership conference on Nov. 16
Registration is now open for "Opportunity that Scales: Women Advancing the Future of Information Technology and Computer Science," an information technology leadership conference from noon to 4 p.m. Nov. 16 at the Nebraska Union, 1400 R St. The conf…
Langbein to discuss privatizing family wealth transfer at Nov. 6 Lane Lecture
Lincoln, Neb., Nov. 4, 2015 – John Langbein, Sterling Professor Emeritus of Law and Legal History and Professorial Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School, will deliver the University of Nebraska College of Law's Winthrop and Frances Lane Foundation Lec…
UNL alumnus, UN official to discuss efforts on racism, xenophobia
University of Nebraska-Lincoln alumnus Mutuma Ruteere will speak about his work on behalf of the United Nations on matters related to racism and xenophobia around the world during a 7 p.m. Nov. 5 discussion in the Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center'…
NYU professor to discuss Bible, Dead Sea Scrolls at UNL
Professor Lawrence Schiffman of New York University will present the lecture "The Reception of the Bible in the Dead Sea Scrolls and Rabbinic Judaism" at 7 p.m. Nov. 11 at the Nebraska Union Auditorium, 1400 R St. Schiffman is the Judge Abraham Lieb…
UNL Speakers Bureau offers free presentations
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Speakers Bureau enters its 21st year in 2015-16 with 23 speakers and several topics from which to choose. This free service connects faculty and other university experts with Nebraska citizens through service organi…
Buffetts discuss how to find hope in a hungry world
Through their travels to places such as Brazil, India, Ghana, Rwanda and Congo, Howard G. Buffett and his son Howard W. Buffett have come to recognize that it's important to understand the country-, culture- and environment-specific challenges every …
Award-winning author of Native history to speak Oct. 28
Elizabeth Fenn, winner of this year's Stubbendieck Great Plains Distinguished Book Prize, will speak at the Center for Great Plains Studies at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln at 3:30 p.m. Oct. 28. Fenn, professor and chair of the Department of Hi…
UNL journalism college to host Mobile Me and You Conference
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications will host the Mobile Me and You Conference Oct. 28-30 in Lincoln. One of the largest gatherings of digital and mobile media experts is coming to UNL. The conference is …
Farritor's Nebraska Lecture to focus on innovation
From developing tiny surgical robots to launching the Nebraska Innovation Studio, fearless experimentation has defined University of Nebraska-Lincoln engineer Shane Farritor's career. In the fall Nebraska Lecture on Oct. 27, Farritor will discuss how…
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…
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. …
Author, environmentalist Bill McKibben headlines Oct. 6 Thompson Forum
In November, leaders from around the world will assemble in Paris for a United Nations climate change conference with the goal of a legally binding international agreement to lessen greenhouse gas emissions and prevent worldwide temperature rise. In…
Media advisory: Perlman to deliver State of the University on Sept. 30
University of Nebraska-Lincoln Chancellor Harvey Perlman will deliver his final State of the University address to faculty, staff, students and interested visitors on Sept. 30. The address begins at 11 a.m. at the Lied Center for Performing Arts, 301…


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