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Hanson is Professor of Year
Ron Hanson sees teaching as an opportunity to make a difference in students' lives.

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Treves plays major role in growth of geosciences
Along the way in his 45 years at Nebraska, professor Sam Treves' research has taken him from the Antarctic to the "basement" rocks of Nebraska.

Century Club offers networking, support for faculty
More than 30 UNL faculty members recently gathered in the Nebraska Union to learn how to be more of a "guide on the side" than a "sage on the stage."

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Scientist: New food law could cause confusion
Depending on how it's interpreted, a new law designed to help the roughly 12 million Americans suffering from food allergies may cause them some grief, a UNL food scientist said.

A Piece of University History
This image from the 1902 Sombrero, an early University of Nebraska yearbook, shows a group shot of the university's Mandolin Orchestra that year.

'Real Nebraska' movie contest begins online
UNL's first online student film contest has begun on the "Real Nebraska" Web site at

Symposium discusses: Are we rusting?
Oxygen is both friend and foe. It is required for engine combustion to run an automobile, yet oxygen reacts with exposed metal on the car body, forming rust and eventually destroying the vehicle.

Artwork in air/mass appears to be hanging in air
Air/mass: An Installation by Anne Lindberg opened Nov. 30 at the Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery. The elements of the installation are suspended from the gallery's walls and ceilings, which create a three-dimensional experience.

Other Arts News
Lied to fill with sounds of Scottish Christmas
Scottish fiddler Bonnie Rideout and other renowned Celtic musicians will bring A Scottish Christmas to the Lied Center for a performance at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 9.

New Music Agency featured in free event
The New Music Agency will present a free concert at 6 p.m. Dec. 3 in the Johnny Carson Theater as part of the Lied Center's Free at 6 series. The New Music Agency is a chamber ensemble that performs works by active regional and national composers. The musicians' experiences performing with The Third Chair Chamber Players led them to believe that contemporary music deserved to have a place in the Lincoln music scene on a year-round basis. Their Free at 6 program will include pieces by composers Daniel Dorff, Rusty Banks, Neil Corwell, George Crumb and Tristan Fuentes.

Burn This to finish Theatrix's fall season
Theatrix, the student theatrical producing organization at UNL, concludes its fall season with Lanford Wilson's Burn This. Directed by undergraduate Jack Carpenter, performances are at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 9, 10 and at 10:30 p.m. Dec. 10 in the Studio Theatre on the third floor of the Temple Building. Admission is $5 at the door only.

BFA Capstone Exhibition Opens Dec. 6
The Bachelor of Fine Arts Capstone Exhibition runs Dec. 6-17 in the Eisentrager-Howard Gallery in Richards Hall. The exhibition features the work of graduating undergraduate candidates for the bachelor of fine arts degree in the Department of Art and Art History. The gallery is open from noon to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays.

Pottery sale is Dec. 10-11
The UNL Clay Club will hold its biannual Pottery Sale in Room 118 of Richards Hall. The sale is from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Dec. 10 and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dec. 11.

Orchestra offers Christmas Card
The Lincoln Symphony Orchestra will present A Christmas Card from Stage and Screen at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 4 at Kimball Recital Hall. The orchestra is led by Tyler White, UNL associate professor of music.

Impact coming to Ross Dec. 3
The Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center will offer a showing of Impact, the 55th annual Warren Miller movie featuring winter sports, at 8 p.m. Dec. 3. Admission is $10.

For the Record

Hansen named Boss of the Year
Troutman appointed senior associate to President Milliken
NU College of Law in Review
Crews earns award for book
In Brief

Scarlet Schedule
Libraries create digital archive of dissertations
Bureau: State economy will grow
Shuttle bus schedule during bad weather
Employee and Dependent Scholarship Program
Research Project to Sell Prawns Dec. 4 at ARDC
Observatory open Dec. 3
ETV presents Lewis & Clark concerto
Show Explores the Sandhills
Nominations Sought For 2005 'Fulfilling the Dream' Award
Star City Stocking Stuffers
December Schedule For TIAA-CREF Counseling
Fidelity Schedules Counseling Sessions
Learn More About Lotus Notes
Make Donations To Crisis Leave Pool By Dec. 10
Call For Proposals For UCARE 2005-06
Auditions for the Vagina Monologues Dec. 4-5
College Seeks Nominations For Alumni Awards
NU Winter Photography Workshop Jan. 28-30 at Halsey
The right desk lamp can make a difference
E-news process for e-mail to all