Posts Tagged ‘ College of Arts and Sciences ’

Spier assists undergrads with college, career plans

Oct 11th, 2010 | By | Category: Employee News, Sept. 23

Helping students decide what to study and where they will devote their time and talents is a challenging job in its own right, but doing that for the College of Arts and Sciences’ most popular major and doing it well and it just might attract attention. In just over two years as the psychology department’s […]

Budget cut hearings are April 9, 23

Apr 8th, 2010 | By | Category: April 8, 2010, Campus News, Issue

The Academic Planning Committee will host hearings on proposed budget cuts on April 9 and 23. The April 9 hearing, 1 p.m., in the East Union, involves the $3.6 million in reductions proposed March 9 for the current academic year. For more information, go to The April 23 hearing will examine proposed reductions in […]

Students claim Manderscheid’s money

Mar 25th, 2010 | By | Category: Campus News, Issue, March 25, 2010

Earlier this month, three students in the College of Arts and Sciences achieved something most undergraduates can only dream of – they got their hands on an administrator’s cold, hard cash. David Manderscheid, dean of the college, handed out $200 of his own money as prizes for the “Win Dean Manderscheid’s Money” contest, designed to […]

Living with Alzheimer’s

Nov 12th, 2009 | By | Category: Campus News, Issue, November 12, 2009

UNL couple struggles with, triumphs over disease effects The fog of Alzheimer’s is all too quickly twisting its way through the lives of Dave and Betsy Howe. The UNL couple is part of a growing demographic – families living with early onset Alzheimer’s disease. Generally thought of as a disease that strikes after retirement, about […]

Academic Stars – Jun Wang / David Peterson

Oct 15th, 2009 | By | Category: Campus News, Issue, October 15, 2009

They sit side-by-side at a computer, sometimes well past midnight, problem solving on research and software questions. They grab Thai food for lunch. They’re friends and colleagues, but first and foremost their relationship is that of professor and student. The strong mentor-protégé bond between Jun Wang, assistant professor of geosciences, and his graduate student David […]

Alumnus honors former UNL professor with scholarship

Nov 20th, 2008 | By | Category: Campus News, November 20, 2008

While studying at UNL, John “Jack” M. Campbell Jr. took classes from many professors, but one teacher stood out as being different than the rest. Now, decades later, the Lincoln native is honoring the man he describes as a mentor by establishing the Carroll R. McKibbin Scholarship Fund. His gift to the University of Nebraska […]