FOR FACULTY AND STAFF OF THE UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA-LINCOLN     JULY 15, 2004
 
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Norah Blow of Lincoln tries to eat her chocolate chip ice cream cone before it melts July 9 at UNLís...
 Norah Blow of Lincoln tries to eat her chocolate chip ice cream cone before it melts July 9 at UNLís Dairy Store on East Campus. Norah's grandmother, Linda Anderson of Lincoln, took her to the store, which has been a UNL staple for generations. Photo by Brett Hampton.

It's Not Summer Without A Trip To The Dairy Store
Cantaloupe and Jolly Rancher flavors aren't on the menu, but you can order bananas foster, strawberry-rhubarb or mango. An East Campus staple for more than 80 years, the University of Nebraska Dairy Store serves up batches of ice cream in a variety of mouth-watering flavors year-round.

Top News
Kean tackles goals to benefit undergrads
Behind the scenes at her father's furniture business in New York, Rita Kean discovered the allure of textiles and the business of merchandising.

$9 Million To Support EPSCoR Work
Four research projects at four Nebraska universities will share $9 million in National Science Foundation funding secured through the Nebraska EPSCoR program. The funded projects include research in nutritional genomics, cell biology, nanomaterials and mobile computing.

Warming Hurts Rice Yield, Says Research
Rice yields decline 15 percent for each degree of global warming, which could make it more difficult to feed Earth's growing population, according to research by an international team of scientists that includes a UNL agronomist.

Other News
Refurbished Avery Hall welcomes new tenants
Avery Hall has been transformed from a dowdy, early-20th century matron into a 21st century fashion plate.

Viruses, Trojans, worms can make the Web a scary world
Twenty years ago, the world was introduced to the term "computer virus." Since then, we have been warned that "Trojan horses" may be hiding inside our computers and that "Internet worms" may be crawling around inside our PCs. While we know that these things are bad for our computers, we may not understand what they are and what it takes to avoid or remove them.

Policy center, state to aid storm victims
The University of Nebraska's Public Policy Center and the Nebraska Health and Human Services System will provide crisis counseling services to Nebraskans experiencing disaster-related stress from severe spring storms.

Use New NCards After Aug. 2
This e-mail was sent to all faculty and staff July 9 from Jim Main, assistant vice chancellor for fiscal affairs.

Arts
Now playing at the Ross
Two of the year's most talked-about and popular documentaries are now playing at the Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center. Both will play through July 22. For show times and more information, call 472-5353 or visit www.theross.org.

Other Arts News
Great Plains Art Collection receives paintings by Falter
The Great Plains Art Collection at UNL is the new owner of three paintings by Nebraska native John Phillip Falter that depict possible scenes on the Great Plains during the western migration of settlers. Assurity Life Insurance Co. of Lincoln recently donated the paintings with a value of $75,000 to the University of Nebraska Foundation.

Lied sets '04-'05 season schedule
The Broadway hits Mamma Mia!, Rent and Chicago are just a few of the attractions coming to the Lied Center for Performing Arts for the 2004-2005 season.

Lewis, Clark interpretation opens July 31
"Ink and Elkskin," a dramatic interpretation of the first official meeting between the Lewis and Clark expedition and the Oto and Missouria tribes, will begin at 8 p.m. July 31 through Aug. 3 at Elmwood Park, 808 S. 60th St., Omaha.

Decorate eggs for White House
The Nebraska Department of Agriculture's Poultry and Egg Division seeks entries for its egg artistry contest. The winning Nebraska artist will have his or her work on display at the White House as part of the 2005 White House Easter Egg Display. Decorated eggs must depict at least one feature of Nebraska. Entries for this year's contest are due Aug. 30. Entries will be on display at the University of Nebraska State Museum from Aug. 31 through Oct. 4.

Outdoor movies conclude Aug. 12
Movies on the Green continues on Thursday nights through Aug. 12 on the grass in front of Kimball Recital Hall. Movies start at dusk, around 9 p.m. The event is sponsored by the University Program Council, the Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center and Kimball Recital Hall.

'Ivories' display extended to fall
The Lentz Center for Asian Culture's full collection of carved ivory, more than 50 pieces, is now on display in the exhibition "Ivories from the Lentz Center Collection." The exhibition, originally scheduled to close in June, has been extended to Sept. 19.

 
 
For the Record

Prof's pic runs big in magazine
Film wins bronze Oscar
Elbaum receives NSF Career Award
Geosciences obtains software
Curriculum wins grant
McCutcheon named fellow
Hall joins Compliance Services
Price publishes book on Walt Whitman
Grant to fund DNA research
Plan boosts audiology training
In Brief

Class Offers Distance-Ed Training for Assistants
Scarlet Schedule
Vending numbers and personnel change
Inventory Open House Closed
Faculty/staff parking permit renewals
Grant Proposal Writing Workshop Aug. 9-11
Prawns For Sale July 17
E-news process for e-mail to all
Retirement Reception For Lee Graham July 30
July and August schedule for TIAA-CREF counseling sessions
Summer Technology Training Now Available
UNL to Host Fulbright Scholars
Fountain Frolics Continue For Thursday Lunch Entertainment