Posts Tagged ‘ David Wishart ’

Book Prize Finalists

Mar 25th, 2010 | By | Category: Arts & Entertainment, Issue, March 25, 2010

The Center for Great Plains Studies has announced the finalists for this year’s Great Plains Distinguished Book Prize. The winner of the $5,000 cash prize will be announced May 5. The winning author will be invited to UNL to present a lecture on the book topic. For more information, go to or call 472-3082. […]

Book of Great Plains photos, essays wins PROSE award

Mar 10th, 2010 | By | Category: Arts & Entertainment, Issue, March 11, 2010

“Great Plains: America’s Lingering Wild,” coauthored by UNL’s David Wishart, won a 2009 PROSE Award in February from the American Association of Publishers for best book in biological and life sciences. Wishart is a professor of geography. The book, published by the University of Chicago Press (2009), showcases the work of Michael Forsberg. Forsberg is […]

Wishart to discuss 1890s drought on the Western High Plains

Dec 4th, 2008 | By | Category: Campus News, December 4, 2008

The Great Plains have been settled in a series of advances and retreats, with people’s optimism and ambitions running up against the grim reality of drought, says historical geographer David Wishart. He will present “The Drought of the 1890s on the Western High Plains” at 7 p.m. Dec. 9, in the Hardin Hall auditorium. Wishart […]