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Thomas Borstelmann, who started this fall as the new Elwood N. and Katherine Thompson distinguished professor of modern world history...
 Thomas Borstelmann, who started this fall as the new Elwood N. and Katherine Thompson distinguished professor of modern world history at UNL, will give the next Thompson Forum on World Issues lecture at 3:30 p.m. Jan. 26 at the Lied Center for Performing Arts. Photo by Brett Hampton.

Lecture to address how U.S. relates to the world
With the effects of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, still reverberating worldwide, Thomas Borstelmann’s work is particularly relevant in understanding how the United States relates to its perceived enemies.


Journalist to kick off King week events
Dorothy Butler Gilliam, a pioneering African-American journalist, will be the keynote speaker Jan. 19 at UNL’s ceremony for the national holiday honoring the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.

Top News
Roadwork to change traffic flow on campus
Sixteenth and 17th streets north of Nebraska Hall will become two-way streets, and other road changes will occur as work on the Antelope Valley project continues.

Other News
Cattle prices same as this time last year
News of the first U.S. case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy sent cattle markets plunging, but U.S. consumer confidence could be preventing further drops in cattle prices, an NU livestock marketing specialist said.

Lectures on natural resources, water issues begin Jan. 21
Current water and natural resources issues are the focus of a series of free public lectures on East Campus starting Jan. 21.

Exhibition tells ‘all about drawing’
Curated by gallery director Joseph M. Ruffo, “All About Drawing” presents the work of 45 artists with the focus on a vast variety of drawing styles, artistic interpretations, use of materials and subject matter. The exhibition opens Jan. 20 and continues through Feb. 19 at the Eisentrager-Howard Gallery. An opening reception will be from 5-7 p.m. Jan. 20 in the gallery.

Other Arts News
Exhibition celebrates the farming lifestyle
“Paintings of My People,” 35 works in pastel centered on the spirit of Nebraska farmers by Mark Moseman of Kansas City, Mo., is on exhibition now through April 5 at the Great Plains Art Collection at UNL.

Theatrix announces spring play schedule
The spring production schedule for Theatrix will include:

Music hosts Winter Festival
The UNL School of Music will host the 17th annual Winter Festival for Winds and Percussion Jan. 23-25.

Play production addresses abuse
How I Learned to Drive, Paula Vogel’s 1998 Pulitzer Prize-winning play, will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 19-21 and 25-28 in Howell Theatre. A sneak preview will be held at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 18. Tickets are $5 at the door only for that performance.

Auditions set for Lewis, Clark event
The Department of Theatre Arts’ Nebraska Repertory Theatre will produce Ink And Elkskin, the Nebraska Lewis and Clark Bicentennial signature event, July 31 through Aug. 4 in Omaha.

Auditions for Guys and Dolls Jan. 15-17
The UNL Department of Theatre Arts will hold auditions for spring production of Guys and Dolls on Jan. 15 and 16 with callbacks on Jan. 17.

Coming soon to the Ross
These films will run Jan. 23 to Feb. 5 at the Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center. Film times are available at or by calling 472-5353.

For the Record

Campaign brings in nearly $300,000
Adams, Soto to receive chancellor’s ‘Dream’ award
DeFrain honored for Extension work
Obituary - Perry B. Wigley
Obituary - Larry L. Kahle
In Brief

Planetarium show to include Mars updates
Scarlet schedule
Parking Advisory Committee Meeting Jan. 16
Schedule for TIAA-CREF counseling sessions
Spring 2004 multimedia workshops now available
Personal Vehicle Mileage Rate Increase
Institutional Review Board offers training on informed consent
CGLBTC Meeting Dates Set:
Student observatory to be open Jan. 16
Talk on Corps of Discovery launches Olson seminars
Letters to the editor
Emeriti Association to Meet Jan. 22
Research office to offer faculty forums
Prawns for Sale Jan. 17
NSF CAREER/NIH K01 Awards Workshop
E-news process for e-mail to all
Employee and Dependent Scholarship Program allocation deadline
Degree Application Deadline Jan. 30
Applications sought for redox grants
Tuesdays with H.R. Brown Bag Lunch Series
Jan. 29 Event Connects Women in Business
Joint UAAD/UNOPA Meeting Jan. 21
Nominations still accepted for annual campus awards
NET series analyzes academics vs. athletics