UNL News Releases: Speakers

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Baffled by math? Professor aims to help audience figure it out
Stumped by the latest math puzzle making its way around Facebook? The solution might be easier than you think. Renowned mathematician and Omaha native Mike Hopkins will explore how understanding certain math…
Great Plains Olson Seminar on Nov. 20 to cover climate change and insects
Don't panic. According to world-renowned insect ecologist Leon Higley, climate change probably won't make the skies of Nebraska "darken with the flight of millions of ravenous grasshoppers." But, being such …
Symposium to address accountability in early childhood education
Helen Kelley Symposium for Excellence in Education at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln on Nov. 11 will attract early childhood education professionals to discuss the merits and implications of testing young children. …
'Road to Woodstock' author to speak Nov. 7 at Nebraska Union
The 1969 Woodstock Festival is arguably the greatest American music festival of all time. Michael Lang, the mastermind and creative genius who brought the legendary event to life, will be coming to the University of Nebraska-Lin…
Art historian Angela Miller to speak Nov. 5 at Sheldon
Art historian Angela Miller will give a presentation at the Sheldon Museum of Art on "The Transnational Turn in American Art" at 5:30 p.m. on Nov. 5. Miller is a professor of art history at Washington Unive…
Strategies to end bullying focus of free UNL lecture Nov. 7
Kids can be cruel, as the saying goes, but they also could become society’s best advocates for more compassionate schools and communities, according to University of Nebraska-Lincoln educational psychologist Susan Swearer. …
E.N. Thompson Forum speaker explores demise of middle class
The American Dream is no longer a reality. The Associated Press recently cited a statistic that made the U.S. middle class shudder: 95 percent of the income gains from 2009 went to the top 1 percent of earne…
Stephen Carter to discuss church-state separation at Nov. 1 Lane Lecture
Stephen Carter, William Nelson Cromwell Professor at Yale Law School, will deliver the University of Nebraska College of Law's Winthrop and Frances Lane Foundation Lecture at noon Nov. 1 at the college's Hamann Auditorium, East Cam…
'Man Up' with Carlos Andres Gomez Nov. 5 at Nebraska Union
Carlos Andres Gomez, an award-winning poet, actor, speaker and writer from New York City, will present "Man Up: Cracking the Code of Modern Manhood" in the auditorium of the Nebraska Union, 14th and R streets, on Nov. 5. …
Lecture to examine role of first interracial marriages in American West
An award-winning western historian and former University of Nebraska-Lincoln faculty member will return to UNL to give a talk on the role relationships between whites and Native Americans played in the formation of the western Unit…
'Zombies, Run!' with Matt Mogk Oct. 30 at Nebraska Union
Whether or not the walking dead exist, isn't it better to be prepared? Matt Mogk, a global authority on all things zombie, will tell how to survive a zombie apocalypse in his presentation, "Zombies, Run!", a…
Former U.S. Forces Afghanistan commander McChrystal to speak Oct. 15
Gen. Stanley McChrystal, former U.S. Forces Afghanistan commander and retired leader of the Joint Special Operations Command, will speak at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 15 at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Lied Center for the Performing Arts, 3…
Politico editor will tackle foreign policy at Oct. 8 Thompson Forum
A leading American voice on foreign policy and war reporting will share her experiences with filing stories from war zones and frame a perspective on America's relationship with the international community during the second lecture…
Hubbard gift endows First Peoples of the Plains Lecture, museum events
Author, entrepreneur and member of the Blackfeet Nation Gyasi Ross will deliver the inaugural Claire M. Hubbard First Peoples of the Plains Lecture on Oct. 11 at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Ross'…
Pauley Lecture to focus on water and food security
Professor, author and consultant R. Paul Thompson will discuss the current state of food security and technology and the history behind food and water challenges during the Department of History’s 2013 Carroll R. Pauley Lecture. Thompson, professo…


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