Kamilís work on birds, memory gains respect
| ||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.|
When Al Kamil came down from the mountain in 1975, he wasnt 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.
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.
Meagher to address Congress
Michael Meagher, UNL professor of chemical engineering and director of UNLs 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 clubs annual spring dog wash. The event is a fund-raiser for the club.
Artwork displayed in Dayton
Wendy Weiss, professor of textiles, clothing and design, and her spouse, Jay Kreimer, are showing their newest art installation, Travelers 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 colleges 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.