UNL News Releases: Speakers

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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…
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…
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…
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…
'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…
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…
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. …
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…
Bitcoin experts to discuss advantages of crypto-currencies March 31
Two authorities on Bitcoin will discuss the economic and societal opportunities of a world that embraces crypto-currencies during a presentation on March 31 at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. UNL's Colle…
Elizabeth Streb on 'How to Become Extreme Action Hero' at Lied April 2
Known as the Evel Knievel of dance, Elizabeth Streb, founder of the Streb Extreme Action Co., will present a lecture on "How to Become an Extreme Action Hero" at 7:30 p.m. April 2 at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Lied Center…
E.N. Thompson talk to examine competency of U.S. education system
The United States is by most measures a superpower, but studies, test scores and anecdotal evidence suggests Americans are lagging behind in education. How is the United States able to compete in an increasi…
'How (and Why) to Travel World' in March 13 program
The University Program Council at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln will present "How (and Why) To Travel the World" with Andy Stoll at 7:30 p.m. March 13 in the auditorium of the Nebraska Union, 14th and R streets. …
NYU's Richard Epstein to deliver Pound Lecture on March 4
Richard Epstein, one of the most influential thinkers in legal academia, will deliver the annual Roscoe Pound Lecture at the University of Nebraska College of Law on March 4. The talk will begin at noon in t…
Great Plains Seminar to cover changing ideas on population growth
Great Plains residents and boosters have often welcomed and promoted population growth in the region. And yet the ideas of British pastor Thomas Malthus -- who famously argued at the turn of the 19th century that population growth …
Japanese textiles expert Elizabeth Wilson to speak Feb. 20 at UNL
Elizabeth Wilson, an expert on Japanese textiles and a successful business woman, will speak at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln on Feb. 20. Wilson will share the history and workings of her unique busines…


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