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Neale Monks, a visiting research professor at the University of Nebraska State Museum, is framed by the skull of a...
 Neale Monks, a visiting research professor at the University of Nebraska State Museum, is framed by the skull of a Chasmosaurus, a horned dinosaur closely related to the Triceratops, in the Mesozoic Gallery of the museum in Morrill Hall. Monks has been working to expand the outreach activities of the museum. Photo by Brett Hampton.

Museum gains visibility with Monks’ work
Neale Monks believes it’s essential to bring the fruits of academic research to the public.

Top News
Grant to aid study of social issues of infertility
Nearly a third of American women will experience fertility problems during their reproductive years. Although medical science has made advances in treatment, a variety of social and psychological questions have remained unanswered. For instance, why do only about half of infertile couples seek treatment?

Parking offers options to combat shortfall
Three major construction projects on UNL's City Campus will impact parking over the next five years, creating a parking shortage, and Parking and Transit Services has developed three possible scenarios to relieve the situation.

Other News
‘Transition to University’ report available
“Everyone A Learner, Everyone A Teacher: Report From The Transition To University Task Force, December 2003” is now available from Gail Hackwith of the Office of Undergraduate Studies and on the Web at

UNL High School students beat national scores
Students enrolled in the UNL Independent Study High School scored above and at the national average on the two main college admission tests, the Scholastic Aptitude Test and the ACT.

Moulton to give Nebraska Lecture March 30
Gary Moulton, Thomas Sorensen professor of American history, will deliver the next Nebraska Lectures: The Chancellor’s Distinguished Lecture Series.

Lecture to address change of Nazi policy in WWII
Speaker wrote first book in NU Press’ new series on the Holocaust

Second construction company enters negotiations on North Stadium project
The University of Nebraska has entered the contract negotiation phase with Sampson Construction Co. of Lincoln, the second company to enter into the process of addressing the North Stadium expansion project.

Activities abound at CASNR Week March 25-31
Students in the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources have planned a week of events to celebrate excellence and the benefits of agriculture and natural resources in Nebraska.

Convocations to honor students, faculty
UNL will honor student scholars and outstanding faculty at two Honors Convocations on March 28. Both will convene in the Lied Center for Performing Arts, and Chancellor Harvey Perlman will preside at both ceremonies.

Ingraham’s work of ‘Skins’ on display at Hillestad
UNL faculty member Elizabeth Ingraham is the featured artist now through April 14 at UNL’s Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery.

Exhibition makes sense of the ‘Senses’
An exhibition at the Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery allows visitors to explore how our minds process the art-viewing experience. “Making Sense of the Senses: The Body, the Brain and Modern Art” is now open and will run through May 30.

Other Arts News
University Theatre sets 2004-05 play schedule
During its 2004-2005 season, University Theatre will produce Medea by Euripides, Woyzeck by Georg Buchner, The House of Blue Leaves by John Guare, Much Ado About Nothing by William Shakespeare, and a yet-to-be determined contemporary American drama.

Guys and Dolls opens April 8
The Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts, the School of Music, the Department of Theatre Arts and the Lied Center for Performing Arts will present Guys and Dolls at 7:30 p.m. April 8 and 9, and 2 and 7:30 p.m. April 10 in the Lied Center for Performing Arts.

Event celebrates graduate student work March 29
The annual Celebration of Graduate Student Work will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 29 in the Van Brunt Visitors Center. The event is free and open to the public.

Now showing at the Ross
These movies are showing now through April 1 at the Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center. For show times and more information, call 472-5353 or visit

Film festival starts April 1
Selections from the 2004 Full Frame Documentary Film Festival will be shown at the Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center with the Emerging Pictures digital cinema network April 1-4.

Preview tonight of Emma Goldman
The Nebraska ETV Network will offer a free preview screening of its new production, Emma Goldman: An Exceedingly Dangerous Woman, at 7:30 p.m. March 25 at the Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center.

Sheldon to offer free Family Day
The Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery will offer a free Family Day from 1-4 p.m. March 28.

Kees event to benefit Libraries
Music, poetry, art and the work of Weldon Kees will be the focus of “Too Cool to Care: Weldon Kees with a San Francisco Beat,” a March 26 benefit event featuring an eclectic mix of performances.

For the Record

Universitywide Kudos winners named
2 earn honors from commission
McIntosh is elected chairman of NET Commission for 2004
Lentz Center joins nationwide study of nonprofits
Student wins award at national competition
NU Press book wins third place in Barnes & Noble competition
3 theatre students earn praise at festival
30 towns get funds for landscaping projects
Professor to lead summer chess camp
In Brief

Pogge to Address Poverty as Rights Violation
Student Observatory Open tonight
Fiscal Affairs has reorganized
Lecture addresses bridging the Generation Gap
E-news process for e-mail to all
Designer van Sweden to lecture tonight
Two-Day Event Planned foR Tree City USA Ceremony
Women’s Studies ‘Research Stories’ Colloquium on March 31
Funds Available From Convocations Committee
Backyard Farmer starts season April 1
Purchasing Reminder
March schedule for Fidelity counseling sessions
Gallup survey response rate up
Construction reroutes traffic to Transportation Services
Transgender Issues Discussed April 1
Prawns for Sale March 27
Letters to the editor
28th Annual Language Fair is April 1
Fulbright scholar to discuss women and politics in Islam
Behlen Observatory Public Night Is March 26
Faculty Opportunity to Direct Program in Europe In Spring 2005
Sue Tidball Awards Celebration March 28
Degree Grade Rosters
Conference to address peer review
Sigma Xi / Graduate Studies Student Research Poster Competition April 21
Nominations Sought For Dermot Coyne Awards
NET to increase DTV transmissions
Antiques show to visit Omaha
April 2004 schedule for Fidelity counseling sessions
April schedule for TIAA-CREF counseling sessions
Dorothy Benes Retirement Reception April 1