UNL News Releases: Speakers

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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
09/8/2014
Former poet laureate Trethewey to kick off 2014 E.N. Thompson Forum
Former U.S. poet laureate Natasha Trethewey will deliver the 2014 Humanities Nebraska Governor's Lecture in the Humanities on Sept. 10 at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Lied Center for Performing Arts, 301 N. 12th St. …
09/10/2014
09/8/2014
'Orange Is New Black' star Laverne Cox Sept. 19 at Nebraska Union
Actress and reality television star Laverne Cox will present "Ain't I a Woman" at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 19 at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in the Centennial Room of the Nebraska Union, 14th and R streets. Kn…
09/19/2014
08/26/2014
Artist Luke Haynes at Quilt Museum Sept. 5-6
Quilt artist Luke Haynes will present a unique view of quiltmaking with two appearances in September at the International Quilt Study Center and Museum, 1523 N. 33rd St. on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's East Campus. …
09/5/2014
08/5/2014
E.N. Thompson Forum announces 2014-15 series, 'The Creative World'
The E.N. Thompson Forum on World Issues at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln has announced its 2014-15 lecture series, "The Creative World," featuring distinguished experts spanning a host of industries including a poet, physicist…
09/10/2014
06/16/2014
Sheldon artist-in-residence Roxa Smith to speak on current work
Painter Roxa Smith, chosen by the New York Foundation for the Arts for a six-week artist residency at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Sheldon Museum of Art, will speak on her influences and current work 5:30 p.m. June 19 at th…
06/19/2014
06/13/2014
Intersection of climate and health topic of June 18 talk at East Union
The potential effects of changing climate and extreme weather events on the overall health of the public will be the topic of a free public lecture June 18 at the Nebraska East Union, Arbor and Center drives on the University of Ne…
06/18/2014
06/2/2014
Great Plains Art Museum exhibit on contemporary Native American art
The Great Plains Art Museum at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln has opened an exhibit titled "Contemporary Indigeneity: The New Art of the Great Plains." The exhibit will run until July 27 with a special First Friday reception on…
05/5/2014
'Yard/Zone' stitched sculptural forms exhibit at Hillestad Gallery
"Yard/Zone," an exhibition of stitched sculptural forms by sculptor and installation artists Sarah Wagner of Detroit will open this month at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery and run through Sep…
05/18/2014
04/17/2014
Artist, naturalist Lokke to discuss history of timber rattlesnake
John Lokke, an artist, naturalist and historian, will present on the history of the timber rattlesnake, the largest and most imperiled venomous snake in Nebraska, at 7 p.m. April 22 in the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Hardin Ha…
04/22/2014
04/14/2014
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History director to speak April 23
Kirk Johnson, Sant Director of the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History, will discuss the importance of Nebraska's fossil record and its contribution to the great story of life on Earth on April 23. …
04/23/2014
04/7/2014
Value of humanities topic of April 16 Nebraska Lecture
Albert Einstein once declared that imagination was more important than knowledge. The value of imagination, and how it inspires critical thinking and new ideas, is the focus of the University of Nebraska-Lin…
04/16/2014

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