Avery Hall time capsule removed for chemistry celebration

Mark Griep, associate professor of chemistry, shows the Avery Hall time capsule to a group of students from York Middle School. The time capsule, placed in the Avery Hall cornerstone in 1916, was removed May 12. Items in the capsule will be featured during an October celebration of Rachel Holloway Lloyd, the university’s second chemistry [...]

Jazz in June to feature Water For Food director

Christopher Neale, director of research for the University of Nebraska’s Robert B. Daugherty Water for Food Institute, plays guitar for the bossa nova group Evening in Brazil. The group opens Jazz in June on June 3. (Courtesy photo) Christopher Neale has found balance through the rhythmic guitar beats of bossa nova. Neale, director of research [...]

Francisco to lead Arts and Sciences

UNL has selected Joseph S. Francisco, former president of the American Chemical Society and member of the National Academy of Sciences, as dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. Senior Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs Ellen Weissinger announced the appointment of Francisco on April 25. Francisco, who currently is the William E. Moore Distinguished [...]

Arbor Day Foundation honors UNL’s commitment to trees

For the seventh-straight year, the Arbor Day Foundation has honored UNL with a Tree Campus USA designation. The award, which recognizes UNL’s long-standing commitment to healthy trees and urban forest management, was celebrated April 25 with a student-led tree planting on City Campus. “The Tree Campus USA designation is an honor that shows that the [...]


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Yang, UNMC duo partner on hernia surgery project

UNL textiles scholar Yiqi Yang has partnered with researchers from the University of Nebraska Medical Center to develop a novel mesh that will reduce complications associated with hernia repair surgeries. “This project is a good combination of expertise,” said Yang, Charles Bessey Professor of Textiles, Merchandising and Fashion Design, and professor of biological systems engineering. [...]


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Evening in Brazil opens Jazz in June season

Now in its 23rd season, the Sheldon Art Association’s Jazz in June concert series continues — this year with the international music of Evening in Brazil, CALJE, Donna Singer and the Doug Richards Trio, and Susan Pereira and Sabor Brasil. Concerts take place each Tuesday in June at 7 p.m. in the sculpture garden west [...]


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O’Hanlon honored for continued leadership

The leadership of Jim O’Hanlon, interim dean for the College of Journalism and Mass Communications, was honored during UNL’s promotion and tenure celebration on April 29. O’Hanlon was presented with UNL’s first James P. O’Hanlon Academic Leadership Award by Ellen Weissinger, senior vice chancellor for academic affairs, and Ronnie Green, vice chancellor for the Institute [...]


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