UNL News Releases: Speakers

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Empowerment Network's Barney to keynote MLK Week at UNL
Willie Barney, president and facilitator of Omaha's Empowerment Network, will deliver the keynote address for the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Week. Barney will speak at 4 p.m. Jan. 20 durin…
Sheldon's Robert Schatz exhibition to open with reception, artist talk
Sheldon Museum of Art at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln will open the exhibition, "A New Line of Thinking: Recent Sculpture by Robert Schatz," on Jan. 16 with a reception from 5 to 7 p.m. and a gallery talk by the artist at…
Cellist Yo-Yo Ma to deliver Thompson Forum lecture Dec. 5
World-renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma will deliver a lecture Dec. 5 at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Lied Center for Performing Arts as part of the E.N. Thompson Forum on World Issues. The lecture, "Cultura…
Bernardine Evaristo to give public reading at UNL
Award-winning British writer Bernardine Evaristo will give a public reading of her work on Nov. 7 at an event co-sponsored by Prairie Schooner, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's international literary journal. …
Artist John Sims to explore correlation between quilting, math, community
Audiences will see a unique presentation on the correlation between quilting, mathematics and community Nov. 7 at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's International Quilt Study Center and Museum at Quilt House, 1523 N. 33rd St. …
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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. …
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 …
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…
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…
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 …


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