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3 UNL professors win NU honors
Three UNL professors have won the highest academic honors for teaching and research granted by the University of Nebraska central administration.

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Elk eat from hay bales on Pine Ridge property in western Nebraska. Elk that eat livestock feed and damage private...
 Elk eat from hay bales on Pine Ridge property in western Nebraska. Elk that eat livestock feed and damage private property are a concern to local landowners. UNL research is trying to determine the ideal herd size of elk that the area could sustain and be acceptable to the public. Photo courtesy of School of Natural Resources.

Elk tracked to determine best herd size
The optimal number of elk in northwestern Nebraska’s Pine Ridge area is probably about 600, UNL research shows.

New lights improve exit signs
It may seem strange to care about exit signs. They’re just there, and you hardly notice them unless you need to evacuate.

Other News
Survey builds rapport
This is one in a recurring feature spotlighting the ways that results from the 2002 Gallup survey have been used to make positive changes on campus.

Chancellor answers questions about Gallup survey
This e-mail was sent to all faculty and staff from Chancellor Harvey Perlman on Feb. 28.

Identity theft is no laughing matter
We’ve all seen the Citibank commercial with the woman speaking with a man’s voice about how he cleaned out her checking account and built a robot to take to the prom. Funny, right?

Marketing students join GM to create agency
UNL marketing students have teamed up with General Motors to create a fully functioning marketing agency, “NU Revolution,” responsible for researching, implementing and evaluating a promotional campaign for the automobile manufacturer.

Lentz Center displays collection of ivory
The Lentz Center for Asian Culture will offer its spring show, “Ivories from the Lentz Center Collections,” from March 12 to June 27. A public reception will be from 5-7 p.m. March 26.

Other Arts News
Sound of Music to fill Lied
One of America’s most beloved musicals, The Sound of Music, will be performed at 7:30 p.m. March 12, 2 and 7:30 p.m. March 13 and 1 and 5:30 p.m. March 14 at the Lied Center for Performing Arts.

‘Showtime’ auditions are March 20 at the Lied
“Showtime at the Apollo on Tour,” the touring production of the original “Apollo Amateur Night,” will hold auditions at the Lied Center for Performing Arts on March 20. Twelve to 14 amateur entertainers will be selected to compete in “Showtime at the Apollo on Tour” at the Lied Center on May 1. The winner of the May 1 competition will receive $1,000 and two plane tickets to New York to participate in the “Apollo Amateur Show” at the Apollo Theater.

Theatre offers acting classes for kids
The Department of Theatre Arts will offer Creative Drama and Acting classes for youth on Saturday mornings this spring. Dates of the classes are March 20 and 27 and April 3, 10, 17 and 24.

Singers, chorus perform March 11
The University Singers and Varsity Men’s Chorus will perform at 7:30 p.m. March 11 at St. Cecilia’s Cathedral, 701 N. 40th St., Omaha.

Quilt Center fellow speaks on textiles
Beverly Gordon will deliver a lecture, “The Fiber of Our Lives: Why Textiles Matter” at 9 a.m. March 5 in the Home Economics auditorium (Room 11) on the UNL East Campus. The slide lecture examines the diverse roles and meanings that textiles play in human life the world over.

For the Record

University of Nebraska Press books earn honors
Schneider receives alumni award from KSU
UNMC scientist gets grant for Parkinson’s research
In Brief

Watching out for Bad eggs
Events to commemorate Brown v. Board ruling
Lewis and Clark trail is topic of seminar
College of Law Open House Is March 6
UNL Women’s Center plans Belly-dancing Workshop Tonight
NSF ADVANCE Seminar Series
Archaeological Lecture March 7
UNL Food Processing Center offers seminar
Meeting to help launch Century Club
Scarlet publication
Proposals for curricular seed grants sought
Fun In The Sun Cancun Dinner
Emeriti Association to Meet March 18
Hiring Foreign Faculty
Two-Day Event Planned for Tree City USA Ceremony
Lecture discusses ‘unruly women’
Staging Shakespeare topic of talk
Plains Humanities Alliance Announces Research and Region Seminar
NSF CAREER/NIH K01 Awards Workshop Rescheduled
March schedule for Fidelity counseling sessions
UNL plans youth beef leadership symposium
4-H, UNL to offer Big Red camps
Nominations Sought For Dermot Coyne Awards
Nominations sought for service awards
International Honor Society Seeks Nominations
Peace Corps Open House March 5
March schedule for TIAA-CREF counseling sessions
School of Natural Resources Seminar Features Grew
Rec hours for spring break