Prairie Schooner available in digital option

Jun 28th, 2012 | By | Category: 2012, Campus News, Issue, June 28

UNL’s internationally recognized literary journal, Prairie Schooner, will continue recent innovations by making print issues available on Kindle starting with the summer 2012 issue. The issue mailed in mid-June. This transition to Kindle puts Prairie Schooner in company with top literary magazines, such as the Atlantic and the New Yorker, which are available in an [...]



Fossil encounter center opens at Ashfall dig site

Jun 28th, 2012 | By | Category: 2012, Campus News, Issue, June 28

Children and adults can learn and do more now that the Dickinson Fossil Heritage Center has opened at the Ashfall Fossil Beds State Historical Park. The new 1,520-square-foot center features educational exhibits and activity areas, including a fossil dig area and fossil bone puzzles to engage children. It also features exhibits focused on petrified wood [...]



Great Plains Art Museum celebrates juried exhibition

Jun 28th, 2012 | By | Category: 2012, Issue, June 28

The Great Plains Art Museum will host a First Friday awards ceremony and opening reception from 5 to 7 p.m. on July 6 for the juried exhibition, “Contemporary Indigeneity: The New Art of the Great Plains.” Awarding juror Hulleah J. Tsinhnahjinnie will present the awards, and many of the artists plan to attend as well, [...]



Ross poster display shifts to sci-fi focus

Jun 28th, 2012 | By | Category: Arts & Entertainment, June 28

“Watch the skies, everywhere! Keep looking. Keep watching the skies!” That final line from the science-fiction classic “The Thing from Another World” is the theme for the new movie poster exhibition open in the lobby of the Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center. Featuring selected posters from the Ross’ Jerry Jensen Cinema 16 Collection, the [...]