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An artist's rendition shows what how the International Quilt Study Center, at 33rd and Holdrege streets, is proposed to look...
 An artist's rendition shows what how the International Quilt Study Center, at 33rd and Holdrege streets, is proposed to look. The $10.5 million project moved forward with the selection of Robert A.M. Stern Architects of New York on Wednesday. Illustration courtesy Robert A.M. Stern Architects.

N.Y. firm to design quilt center
The future of quilt study and preservation continues to stitch its way into the fabric of UNL.

Top News
Barnes brings Liszt Festival to Nebraska
Excuse the unabashed giddiness encompassing Paul Barnes.

Creativity, passion guide OTICA award winner
Chemistry is life for Bill McLaughlin.

Other News
Convocations to recognize faculty, students
Student scholars and outstanding faculty at UNL will be recognized at two honors convocations April 17.

Funding provided for 11 'Programs of Excellence'
Eleven programs have been identified as priorities and will receive enhanced support from UNL's "Programs of Excellence" base funding from the current academic year.

Fine & Performing Arts alumni weekend begins April 22
The Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts will celebrate an annual alumni weekend April 22-24.

A Piece of University History
The Cornhusker dictionary from the 1908 Cornhusker comes from the humor section of the annual, which was a standard section in the majority of early student annuals. Cartoons, humorous poetry and songs, and commentary on professors, fellow students and campus activities were all fair game.

Hillestad Gallery show features repeated patterns
"Repeat After Me," an exhibition of hand-painted as well as digitally-developed and printed repeat patterns for textiles opens April 18 in the Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery in the Department of Textiles, Clothing and Design. This installation of dozens of imaginative and experimental designs is the culmination of a semester's work by undergraduate and graduate students in professor Michael James' course "Advanced Textile and Apparel Design."

Other Arts News
Art auction April 29
UNL graduate students from the Department of Art & Art History will hold their first Visual Artists in Practice Art Auction from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. April 29 on the second floor of Richards Hall.

American Life in Poetry
EDITOR'S NOTE - This is the first publication of a new weekly column started by U.S. Poet Laureate and UNL visiting professor Ted Kooser, and supported by the Poetry Foundation and the Library of Congress. "American Life in Poetry" is aimed at promoting poetry and will feature a work by a contemporary U.S. poet and an introduction by Kooser.

For the Record

Gandra, Ritchie earn GLBT honors
Sigma Xi announces award winners
Annual CBA awards luncheon to honor six
In Brief

E-news process for e-mail to all
Goodwill Ambassador
State Museum offers unique auction items
Plains Humanities Alliance Spring Seminar
Expert comes to UNL to discuss relationships
Astronomy Day April 17 at Morrill Hall
'Corporate Complicity in the Holocaust' Topic for April 21 Lecture
Nebraska Forestry Short Course Offered June 20-24 at Chadron State
Conference at National Energy Technology Lab
Annual Steam Outages Set
Business & Finance Symposium
NUFCU Meeting April 26th
UNL Hosts Radio Frequency ID Symposium May 5
Final Olson Seminar to Cover Nature Center Wildflowers