FOR FACULTY AND STAFF OF THE UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA-LINCOLN     APRIL 22, 2004
 
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Al Kamil, George Holmes university professor of biological sciences and psychology, received a 2004 Outstanding Research and Creative Activity Award...
 Al Kamil, George Holmes university professor of biological sciences and psychology, received a 2004 Outstanding Research and Creative Activity Award from the University of Nebraska. He has studied the way birds learn and use memory for more than 35 years.

Kamilís work on birds, memory gains respect
When Al Kamil came down from the mountain in 1975, he wasn’t carrying two stone tablets, but he was carrying renewed conviction that he was on the right path in studying learning and memory acquisition in birds.

Top News
Task force created to study child care
Chancellor Harvey Perlman has appointed a task force of faculty, staff and student representatives to review the possibility of expanding child-care options at UNL.

Speaker to discuss how U.S. relates to the world
Tim Borstelmann, the first faculty member to hold the position of Elwood N. and Katherine Thompson distinguished professor of modern world history in the Department of History at UNL, will give the final lecture of the year in the E.N. Thompson Forum on World Issues, “America and its Enemies,” at 3:30 p.m. April 27 at the Lied Center for Performing Arts.

Other News
Meagher to address Congress
Michael Meagher, UNL professor of chemical engineering and director of UNL’s Biological Process Development Facility, will present April 26 to members of Congress and their staffs during a Science Coalition, Science 101 event titled “Detecting and Combating Bioterrorism.”

Life insurance coverage to increase for some
This e-mail was sent to all faculty and staff on April 14 from the Benefits Office.

It all comes out in the wash
Veterinary science majors Abby Obermiller, left, Sin Yee Chia, center, and Sara Schuessler finish drying off Cooper the Saint Bernard April 18 at PetCo during the NU pre-veterinary club’s annual spring dog wash. The event is a fund-raiser for the club.

Arts
Breach Installed


Other Arts News
Artwork displayed in Dayton
Wendy Weiss, professor of textiles, clothing and design, and her spouse, Jay Kreimer, are showing their newest art installation, “Traveler’s Field: An Animated Textile and Sound Environment,” March 30 through April 23 at the Triangle Gallery of Sinclair Community College in Dayton, Ohio.

School of Music, Lied team up for Beethovenís Ninth Symphony
The UNL School of Music and the Lied Center for Performing Arts will collaborate to present Symphony No. 9 in D Minor, Op. 125 by Ludwig van Beethoven. The performance will be at 7:30 p.m. April 24 at the Lied Center.

College to sponsor alumni weekend
The Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts will celebrate its annual Alumni Weekend April 23-24. A variety of special activities are planned for the celebration, which is the culminating weekend of the college’s 10th anniversary celebration.

Books point out highlights of Lewis, Clark trails
As many as several million people likely will retrace the famous trek across the West made by Meriwether Lewis and William Clark when the bicentennial of their journey begins this spring, the National Park Service estimates.

 
 
For the Record

Lutz awarded council honor
Agri-business group honors 2
2 news-editorial students earn Hearst Journalism Awards
Library of Crop Technology receives national praise
Hefle elected as a fellow
Page wins 2nd forensics championship
Benesh awarded Fulbright, will conduct research in Finland
Prairie Schooner awards prizes
In Brief

E-news process for e-mail to all
Correction
Attorney to speak about courtroom competition
Raffle raises money for Museum
Examination Services Final Exam scoring
May schedule for TIAA-CREF counseling sessions
Video Conferencing Demonstrations
Behlen Observatory Public Night Is April 23
Strategic Research Cluster Grants Request for Proposals
Apply now for season football tickets
Degree Grade Rosters Due April 23
May schedule for Fidelity counseling sessions
Farewell Reception for President L. Dennis Smith May 10
UNL Food Processing Center offers seminar
New Student Enrollment Looking for Volunteers
Grant Writing Topic of May Workshop in Lincoln
4-H Summer Camps Accepting Registrations