Roads close for Antelope Valley work

Jun 5th, 2009 | By | Category: Campus News, September 18, 2008

Construction on the Antelope Valley North/South P Street to Vine Street Roadway project has closed some roads to City Campus. The first phase, which started June 8, will re-construct the R Street and 19th Street intersection and re-construct the Beadle Center dock (also provide access to the dock with a temporary drive connecting the dock […]

Anthropological viewpoint earns Chancellor’s Award

Apr 30th, 2009 | By | Category: April 30, 2009, Campus News, Issue, November 13, 2008, September 18, 2008

Diversity appreciation and inclusiveness are family values for Bill Waters. A program coordinator for the Office of Academic Support and Intercultural Services, Waters grew up learning about different cultures and belief systems. His family moved a lot – his father working jobs in the meat-packing industry – and with each relocation, Waters absorbed the diversity […]

Giving a voice to higher ed barriers

Jan 15th, 2009 | By | Category: Campus News, Issue, January 15, 2009, September 18, 2008

Creighton’s documentary explores minority opinions on education Trina Creighton is giving black men a voice that is helping others understand social stigmas attached to higher education. Inspired by her graduate thesis, Creighton – a broadcasting lecturer in the College of Journalism and Mass Communications – has created a documentary that features 10 black men from […]

Left, Right; Obama, McCain: It may not be what you think

Sep 18th, 2008 | By | Category: July 17, 2008, Research, September 18, 2008

Why does it seem many people begin with political preferences and then try to find reasons justifying their inclinations? Why is it so difficult to sway people who care deeply about politics no matter how compelling the facts or persuasive the prose? University of Nebraska-Lincoln research may help to answer these questions. By monitoring people’s […]

Mabel Lee fields open

Sep 18th, 2008 | By | Category: Campus News, September 18, 2008

$1.7M play surface features synthetic turf NEW REC SITE – The Mabel Lee Field site allows for a variety of recreation options, including football, soccer, kickball, lacrosse, ultimate Frisbee and a running track. Courtesy image. The synthetic turf recreation fields at 16th and W streets opened for Campus Recreation use on Sept. 15. The fields […]

UNL expertise helps power Wied project

Sep 18th, 2008 | By | Category: Research, September 18, 2008

BIO SCIENCES ADVISER – Robert Kaul, curator of botany with the University of Nebraska State Museum, flips through the first volume of the translation of Prince Maximilian of Wied’s journal Robert Kaul is following in the footsteps of Prince Maximilian of Wied, a German explorer and naturalist. Kaul, curator of botany for the University of […]

Ethics Center expands mission

Sep 18th, 2008 | By | Category: Campus News, September 18, 2008

An ethics program with roots in the College of Law is branching out across campus. Formed in 1985, the Robert J. Kutak Center for the Teaching and Study of Applied Ethics aims to serve the needs of faculty who want to incorporate ethics into their teaching and research. To increase visibility among faculty, students and […]

Multicultural center groundbreaking Sept. 19

Sep 18th, 2008 | By | Category: Campus News, September 18, 2008

GAUGHAN CENTER – An artist’s rendering of the Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center. Chancellor Harvey Perlman, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Juan N. Franco, Dean of Undergraduate Studies Rita Kean and ASUN president Emily Zimmer and other student representatives will gather for a ground-breaking event to celebrate the start of construction of the new Jackie Gaughan […]

Computer Sci and Engineering to celebrate 40th anniversary

Sep 18th, 2008 | By | Category: Campus News, September 18, 2008

Computer Science and Engineering is celebrating the 40th anniversary of its founding at UNL with a series of events Sept. 25-27 that highlight the development and accomplishments of the department. Celebration events include: Keynote address by Richard Sincovec, Coleman-Richardson Visiting Professor of Computer Science at the U.S. Air Force Academy, former chairman of computing departments […]

Verbatem – Cerveny issues thanks for campus recruitment efforts

Sep 18th, 2008 | By | Category: Campus News, September 18, 2008

Alan Cerveny, dean of Admissions, issued this Sept. 10 e-mail about student enrollment. On behalf of the staff in the Office of Admissions, thank you for your commitment to student recruitment. For the fourth year in a row, our new student enrollment has increased. Since 2004, the size of UNL’s freshman class has grown by […]