Book recalls Leviticusí childhood among the Nazis
| ||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.|
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.
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.
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:
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.
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 Theatres 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.