UNL News Releases: Speakers

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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…
Powerhouse presenters bring global perspective to teaching English
An internationally diverse panel of speakers highlights the workshop “Viewing English Education through a Globalized Lens,” from 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013, at Teachers College Hall at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. The worksho…
Green textiles pioneer to present public lecture at UNL on Oct. 2
Ecofriendly textiles will be the topic of exploration for a talk by Patty Grossman, co-founder of O Ecotextiles, on Oct. 2. Grossman will deliver a free, public lecture, “Green Textiles: from Conception to Consumption,” at 5 p.m. at the Home…
International futurists, engineers, architects discuss 'Building the 22nd Century'
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Engineering is gathering thought leaders -- including Ray Kurzweil, inventor and director of engineering with Google; Gen. Stanley McChrystal, former U.S. Forces Afghanistan commander; Henry Cisneros, for…
'Looking for Trouble' exhibit at College of Architecture Sept. 24-Oct. 4
The College of Architecture at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln will present an exhibition "Looking for Trouble: 6 Houses in Austin, Texas" by Alterstudio Architecture LLP of Austin, opening Sept. 24. Kevi…
Wall Street Journal economics editor to lend expertise to Thompson Forum
A Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist will offer insights on the economy and Washington's role in it during the first lecture of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's 2013-14 E.N. Thompson Forum on World Issues. …
Perlman to deliver State of the University address on Sept. 17
University of Nebraska-Lincoln Chancellor Harvey Perlman will deliver his 14th annual State of the University address to faculty, staff, students and interested visitors on Sept. 17. The address begins at 11 a.m. at the Lied Center…
'Mike Smith Live' at Nebraska Union Thursday night
The University Program Council at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln will present "Mike Smith Live," a talk about pursuing passions from entrepreneur Mike Smith at 7:30 p.m. on Sept. 5. The event in the Nebraska Union Ballroom, 14t…
Speaker to address climate change and its effect on human health
Global warming and climate change may be most noticeable through the weather or failed crops, but what about its effects on human health? On Sept. 11, Wendy Ring will answer that question and introduce stude…
How does America stack up? Forum to examine issues on global scale
What is America's role in the world today? That question and many more will be addressed during the 2013-14 season of the E.N. Thompson Forum on World Issues at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, which welc…
Sept. 6 speaker to provide entertaining history of men and quiltmaking
Nationally known quiltmaker, author and musician Joe Cunningham will present "Men and the Art of Quiltmaking" on Sept. 6 at the International Quilt Study Center and Museum, 1523 N. 33rd St. on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln…
Wil Shriner to present next Carson Lecture Sept. 13
Comedian, actor and director Wil Shriner, who has worked more than 20 years both in front of and behind the cameras, will be the next Carson Lecturer at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln on Sept. 13. Sh…
O'Kane to deliver artist's lecture in honor of Sheldon's 50th anniversary
As part of the 50th anniversary of Sheldon Museum of Art's landmark building designed by architect Philip Johnson, Irish artist Eamon O'Kane has constructed a sculptural installation in the museum's Great Hall inspired by Johnson's…


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