Venus is focus of observatory viewing

Feb 5th, 2009 | By | Category: Campus News, February 5, 2009, Issue, November 13, 2008, October 30, 2008

Behlen Observatory near Mead will be open to the public 7:30 to 10 p.m. Feb. 6. Provided the sky is clear, visitors will be able to view a variety of objects with the observatory’s 30-inch telescope and with smaller telescopes set up outside. These include the Moon, Venus, the Orion Nebula, star clusters, and double […]

Dewey treks to Arctic Circle to witness environmental trends

Jan 29th, 2009 | By | Category: Campus News, Issue, January 29, 2009, November 13, 2008, October 30, 2008

Ken Dewey has a new passion. Storm chasing is out. Climate change is in. After building a career on pursuing storms and snapping severe weather photos, the School of Natural Resources professor is exploring deeper into the environment to see if the global climate is truly shifting. “This is not a direction I anticipated. I […]

Gomez, Thomas thesis exhibitions open Nov. 17

Nov 13th, 2008 | By | Category: Arts & Entertainment, November 13, 2008, October 30, 2008

Two exhibitions open at the Eisentrager•Howard Gallery on Nov. 17. A Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition featuring the photography of Kimberly Thomas and an exhibition featuring the work of Peggy Gomez open Nov. 17 and continue through Dec. 5. A reception for both exhibitions will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Dec. 5 […]

Strengthening Ties

Oct 30th, 2008 | By | Category: Campus News, October 30, 2008

Two-week tour helps expand connections between UNL, Chinese universities For a group of university officials, a two-week, working trip to China ended like any good journey abroad – they returned buoyed by new friendships, a little too full of good food, and recalling experiences only an ancient culture can offer. However, the Oct. 5 to […]

It looks like a good fall for leaf color

Oct 30th, 2008 | By | Category: Campus News, October 30, 2008

It’s going to be easy to fall in love with the colors of autumn this year. Gorgeous reds, yellows, oranges and burgundies will abound in the leaves of deciduous trees before they tumble to the ground. Weather plays a big role in how vivid the fall leaves are, and this has been a good year […]

Chancellor outlines decision to cancel Ayers visit to campus

Oct 30th, 2008 | By | Category: Campus News, October 30, 2008

Verbatem – Harvey Perlman, chancellor, issued this Oct. 20 e-mail about the cancellation of the William Ayers invitation to speak at UNL. Ayers, a 1960s radical whose prominence has been raised in the 2008 Presidential campaign, was to speak at a Education and Human Sciences event in November. Ayers is now a nationally recognized scholar […]

NU Foundation announces record $166.5M in funds raised

Oct 30th, 2008 | By | Category: Campus News, October 30, 2008

The University of Nebraska Foundation announced Oct. 23 that it raised $166.5 million in the 2007-08 fiscal year. The total (which includes gifts, bequests and life insuance proceeds) is the most ever raised in a single year by the NU Foundation. During the same period, the NU Foundation transferred $130.1 million to the University of […]

Law professor guides victory in Internet law case

Oct 30th, 2008 | By | Category: Campus News, October 30, 2008

UNL law professor Marvin Ammori recently scored an important victory as lead counsel on an FCC case that is a probable foundational precedent for the future of Internet law. The case supports the principle that consumers have a right to access all lawful content and technologies on the Internet without interference from phone or cable […]

Students prepare for election coverage

Oct 30th, 2008 | By | Category: Campus News, October 30, 2008, September 25, 2008

The College of Journalism and Mass Communications is planning a night of converged election coverage. More than 70 students in radio, television, online and print journalism have been gearing up to cover Election 2008. The student participation in election coverage is the capstone in a semester of election-focused events. Coverage begins at 8 p.m., Nov. […]

‘Ethics Guy’ to speak at Lied Center Nov. 11

Oct 30th, 2008 | By | Category: Campus News, October 30, 2008

Bruce Weinstein, also known as the Ethics Guy for his Business Week Online’s ethics column, will speak at the Lied Center for Performing Arts at 3:30 p.m. Nov. 11. Weinstein has appeared as an ethics analyst the Today Show, Good Morning America, Anderson Cooper 360, the O’Reilly Factor, and MSNBC’s Live, among others. His interactive […]