Posts Tagged ‘ Eileen Bergt ’

‘Sunday Scientist’ spurs tree planting

Dec 17th, 2010 | By | Category: Campus News, November 18

A recent collaboration between the Department of Anthropology and Landscape Services blossomed — literally. After being asked to participate in Morrill Hall’s “Sunday with a Scientist” series, professor of anthropology Peter Bleed wanted to make his involvement as interactive as possible. “I didn’t feel like just showing artifacts,” Bleed said. “So I thought about digging.” […]

Landscape Services tests compacting trash can

Jul 14th, 2010 | By | Category: Campus News, June 17

UNL’s push for greater sustainability has taken trash collection to a new level. Landscape Services is testing a BigBelly solar-powered trash compactor on the Nebraska Union Plaza. The large, black refuse receptacle, located on the northwest corner of the plaza, is designed to reduce collection by holding more trash through compaction. “We are testing the […]

16 featured in staff art show

Oct 29th, 2009 | By | Category: Arts & Entertainment, Issue, October 29, 2009

The fourth annual UNL Staff Art Show, opening Nov. 2 in the Rotunda Gallery in the Nebraska Union, will feature 16 campus employees. The exhibit, open to UNL staff employees only, was started in 2006 by Valerie Bender, a staff secretary with student accounts. The exhibition has grown from 10 participants in the first year. […]

Summer Tradition

Jun 12th, 2009 | By | Category: Arts & Entertainment, Issue, June 11, 2009

Nebraska Jazz Orchestra kicks of Jazz in June Photos by Tom White, Sheldon Museum of Art. On deck | Upcoming performers in the Jazz in June series are: June 16 – Kendra Shank Quartet June 23 – Bill Wimmer Project Omaha June 30 – The John Riley Trio Watch Jazz in June slide shows following […]

Tree Campus USA

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

The Arbor Day Foundation named UNL a Tree Campus USA site on Nov. 12. To celebrate the achievement, Landscape Services, the Arbor Day Foundation and Toyota held a tree-planting event at UNL to officially kick off Tree Campus USA. Tree Campus USA, a new program launched by the Arbor Day Foundation, honors college campuses and […]

Husker Cats assist UNL’s feral felines

Oct 16th, 2008 | By | Category: Campus News, October 16, 2008

‘Rogue feeders’ asked to stop as group begins work Marilyn Fenton was a rogue feeder. She was hooked two years ago. While venturing to a Lied Center Performance, she spotted three pathetic little kittens huddled under a rose bush; a fourth was dead nearby. “That’s when I decided to start feeding our Husker Cats,” said […]

UNL is part of national ‘Tree Campus Tour’

Oct 16th, 2008 | By | Category: Campus News, October 16, 2008

Arbor Day Foundation grant to help plant 100 trees near parking lots Some campus parking lots are going green. Through an Arbor Day Foundation “Tree Campus Tour 2008” grant, Landscape Services will begin planting 100 trees around City and East campus parking lots in November. The grant was one of nine awarded to universities nationwide. […]