UNL News Releases: Speakers

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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…
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…


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