FOR FACULTY AND STAFF OF THE UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA-LINCOLN     APRIL 15, 2004
 
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Lou Leviticus, professor emeritus and volunteer curator at the Larsen Tractor Museum on East Campus, holds a copy of his...
 Lou Leviticus, professor emeritus and volunteer curator at the Larsen Tractor Museum on East Campus, holds a copy of his recently published memoirs detailing his childhood in the German-occupied Netherlands. His parents were killed at Auschwitz in 1942. Photo by Brett Hampton.

Book recalls Leviticusí childhood among the Nazis
Lou Leviticus vividly remembers the horror and heroism he saw while living as a Jewish child in the German-occupied Netherlands during World War II.

Top News
Senior vice chancellor candidates invited
Five candidates for the position of senior vice chancellor for academic affairs have been invited for on-campus interviews this month.

Zeng named fellow
Xiao Cheng Zeng, Willa Cather professor of chemistry, has received a prestigious John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship for 2004. The 185 artists, scholars and scientists named in the 2004 United States and Canada competition were selected from more than 3,200 applicants for awards totaling $6.9 million.

Other News
Research Fair offers speakers April 21-23
The Office of Research and Graduate Studies announces the schedule for the second annual Research Fair April 21-23. All activities occur in the Nebraska Union and are free and open to the public.

Information on pay raises for next year released
This e-mail was sent to all faculty and staff from Chancellor Harvey Perlman on April 7:

Arts
Artwork combines weavings of old with modern technology
The Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery will showcase textiles that integrate 19th century weaving technology and the technology of today in “Intersecting Traditions: Recent Textiles by Cynthia Schira” from April 19 through May 21.

Other Arts News
Australian Orchestra, soprano team up at Lied
The Australian Chamber Orchestra will perform at 7:30 p.m. April 21 at the Lied Center for Performing Arts. The orchestra will be joined in concert by soprano Dawn Upshaw and will include pieces by Corelli, Lentz, Bach, Bartok, and Szymanoski, as well as some traditional Hungarian folk songs.

Theatrix to stage New Play Festival
UNL Theatre’s student-run second stage, Theatrix, completes its spring season with The Nebraska Masquers New Play Festival. The festival is a collection of short plays written by UNL student playwrights and is co-produced with Nebraska Masquers, the UNL student theater organization.

Coming soon at the Ross
These movies will show April 16-29 at the Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center. For show times and more information, call 472-5353 or visit www.theross.org.

 
 
For the Record

SAGE program earns Osher Foundation grant
IANR faculty, teaching assistants win Holling awards
In Brief

Antelope Valley meeting to focus on art opportunities
Credit Unionís Annual Meeting is April 20
Summer institute for Online teaching now taking registrations
Nanking Massacre Topic of April 18 Lecture
Video Conferencing Demonstrations
Computer Safety Seminar June 8
Earth Day Film Festival April 21
NU Alumni to Host Senior Send-Off April 22
Artistic Legacy of Lewis & Clark Is April 21 Olson Seminar Topic
Symposium Focuses on Gathering Data on the Civil War
Symposium Focuses on Gathering Data on the Civil War
Free HIV Testing April 19
April schedule for TIAA-CREF counseling sessions
Degree Grade Rosters Due April 23
Annual Burr Hall Bull Fry April 17
Clean your files to mark Earth Day next week
UNL involved in 5 Bright Lights activities
Grant Writing Topic of May Workshop in Lincoln
4-H Summer Camps Accepting Registrations
E-news process for e-mail to all