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Steven Waller became dean of the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources in June 2002 after moving into administration...
Steven Waller became dean of the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources in June 2002 after moving into administration from a post as an associate professor in range science. Photo by Brett Hampton.

Waller urges students: Listen for opportunities
Steven Waller’s career has been one of surprises.

Top News
Second round of Gallup surveys coming up
This e-mail was sent by Chancellor Harvey Perlman to all faculty and staff on Feb. 16:

UNL to host first water law conference
National and international water law experts will discuss ideas for resolving complex water conflicts at UNL’s first Water Law, Policy and Science Conference.

Other News
Education Expert Eisner to Lecture Feb. 26
Famed education expert Elliot W. Eisner, Professor of Education and Professor of Art and Education at Stanford University, will give a lecture at 10:30 a.m. Feb. 26 in the Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery auditorium. The lecture is free and open to the public and is presented by the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts and the School of Music.

Week calls attention to eating disorders
A week for “Celebrating Every Body” is planned in observance of National Eating Disorders Awareness Week Feb. 22-28. All events are free and open to the public and will be presented in the Nebraska Union.

Big Red Road Show is Feb. 29
UNL will host the “Big Red Road Show” from 1-4 p.m. Feb. 29 at the Omaha Civic Auditorium.

Initiative could expand UNL’s role in research
A Water Resources Research Initiative could strengthen UNL’s efforts to be a world leader in the field of water research by combining diverse areas of water resources expertise.

Forerunners of Rap Return to Lied Feb. 21
The Watts Prophets, a musical group known as one of the forerunners of rap music, will return to the Lied Center for Performing Arts to perform at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 21. They will be joined onstage by a hip-hop poetry choir of Lincoln high school students.

Gilbert and Sullivan Classic Pirates At Lied
The renowned Gilbert and Sullivan touring repertory company Opera a la Carte will stage a production of the Gilbert and Sullivan classic The Pirates of Penzance at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 26.

Other Arts News
Post-showdiscussion for ‘How I Learned to Drive’
A post-show discussion has been added to the University Theatre production of How I Learned To Drive after the Feb. 25 performance. The discussion will focus on the issues involved in the production including sexual abuse of a child. Panel members will include Pat Tetreault, sexuality education coordinator, University Health Center; Jan Deeds, assistant director of Student Involvement and director of the UNL Women’s Center; and Virginia Smith, assistant professor of Theatre Arts and director of the production.

Spring Dance Gala Feb. 28
The UNL School of Music Dance Division will present the Spring Dance Gala 2004, Broadway Lights, Fosse Nights, at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 28 and March 1 and at 3 p.m. Feb. 29 in the Kimball Recital Hall.

Hit Improv Comedy Group ‘Second City’ at Lied Center Feb. 25
The improvisation comedy group The Second City will bring its show to UNL Feb. 25 with a 7:30 p.m. show at the Lied Center for Performing Arts. Tickets are $15 for the general public and $6 for UNL students and are on sale at the Lied Center box office.

Art Sandwiched In
Robert Kaul, professor emeritus in the School of Biological Sciences, will speak on Severin Roesen’s Still Life with Champagne Glass at 12:15 p.m. Feb. 20 in the Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery. Recently retired after teaching botany since 1964, Kaul has an interest in specimens of flora such as those presented in Roesen’s still-life painting. For more information, call 472-2461.

‘Pollock by Arneson’ Feb. 24
Daniel Rosenfeld, director of the Colby College Museum of Art in Waterville, Maine, will present a public slide lecture on Big Idea: The Maquettes of Robert Arneson at 5:30 p.m. Feb. 24 in the Sheldon Art Gallery.

For the Record

Leazer, Freeman, Royal Earn Annual UNOPA Honors
McDermott, Holland Honored by UAAD with Annual Donaldson, Oldt Awards
Graduate Studies Gives 4 Awards For Service
In Brief

‘Getting Started as a Successful Grant Writer’ seminar
Faculty Opportunity to Direct Program In Europe in Spring 2005
Archaeological Institute of America Public Lecture Feb. 19
Feb. 26 Conference to Focus on Small Business
Borstelmann's Thompson Lecture Now April 27
Human Rights Lecture March 2
NSF ADVANCE Seminar Series
E-news process for e-mail to all
Funds Available From Convocations Committee
UNL Surplus Auction Feb. 21
Plains Alliance presents seminar on research, region
16th, 17th streets to change Feb. 26
Changes to pay stubs
NSF CAREER/NIH K01 Awards Workshop Rescheduled
Nominations sought for awards for campus organizations
CBA Offers Software Training Classes
Kids can be ‘Dino Detectives’ Feb. 21
Nominations sought for awards for campus organizations