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Colleen Jones sits in her home with a picture of her husband Melvin W. Jones. Photo by Troy Fedderson, University...
 Colleen Jones sits in her home with a picture of her husband Melvin W. Jones. Photo by Troy Fedderson, University Communications.

Students help extend legacy of Melvin Jones
A core group of first-year and transfer students is helping to preserve the legacy of Melvin W. Jones.

Top News
Learning communities to expand this fall
Learning communities will increase in numbers for the Fall 2005 term.

Sketches offer new look at UNL
Campus planners are using a series of 10-minute sketches to form the existing urban image of UNL.

UNL team wins $3M DoD grant
A team of engineers - led by UNL's Yongfeng Lu, associate professor of engineering - have received a three-year grant exceeding $3 million to refine a process that coats surfaces with thin diamond films.

Other News
Libraries take steps to curb plagiarism
The University Libraries has listened with interest to the growing discussion about academic dishonesty on the UNL campus and the need to address this issue. It is a serious problem and a number of years ago the libraries developed a unit devoted to plagiarism, copyright, and proper citation of information in our one-credit course titled Introduction to Library Research (LI110).

UNL helps tsunami victims from half a world away
EDITOR'S NOTE - This is the first in a series of stories composed by students enrolled in the UNL College of Journalism's "Advertising and Public Relations Techniques" (Advertising 451/851). The class is taught by Phyllis Larsen, assistant professor.

Students, clients team up to design software
Students in the UNL J.D. Edwards Honors Program in Computer Science and Management have completed the design and implementation of eight computer software solutions for sponsoring organizations in Nebraska.

A Piece of University History
This aerial picture gives a view of what East Campus looked like around 1929-1930. The middle section includes the East Campus Mall and shows L.W. Chase Hall, Agriculture Hall, Agricultural Communications and Plant Industries.

Great Plains Museum hosts Plains Song Review reading today
The UNL Center for Great Plains Studies will celebrate the publication of Plains Song Review Volume 7 with a reading and reception April 21 at 7 p.m. in the Great Plains Art Museum, 1155 Q St.

Other Arts News
American Life in Poetry
EDITOR'S NOTE - This is a 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.

Libraries acquire Kees, Helm sheet music collection
The UNL Libraries have purchased 233 pages of Weldon Kees' unpublished sheet music, lyrics and poetry that were for sale in Berkeley, Calif.

'Born Into Brothels,' 'Head-On' at Ross
Playing at the Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center is, "Born Into Brothels," a look at the transformative journey of a group of children in Calcutta's red-light district.

Theatrix produces 'The Illusion'
Theatrix, the student theatrical producing organization at UNL, completes the spring season with Tony Kushner's "The Illusion." Directed by undergraduate Jack Carpenter, performances are at 7:30 p.m. April 21, 22 and 23 with an additional performance at 10:30 p.m. on April 22 in the Studio Theatre, third floor Temple Building. Admission is $5 at the door only. Doors open half an hour before curtain.

For the Record

Wasser receives Rose Frolik award
Cather Circle gives inaugural awards
Journalism & Mass Communications honors Buffett
Lynn White Named Family Relations Fellow
Barrett Named Transportation Services Director
UNL Undergraduates Travel to Kentucky to Present Research at National Conference
In Brief

A Global View
E-news process for e-mail to all
Annual Steam Outages Clarified
Parking Permit Preorder Begins
Intercampus Distance Ed Conference June 16
NUFCU'S Annual Meeting April 26
E-Week activities scheduled
Lecture series to discuss bullying, aggression in schools
Parking Advisory Committee To Meet April 22
Fiscal Year Deadlines Near
UNL Surplus Vehicle Auction May 1
Surplus Auction April 30
B&F Symposium April 26
Festival of African Culture This Week
May Schedule for TIAA-CREF
May Schedule for Fidelity
Proposals Due May 9 for Arts & Humanities Research Fund
Intent Deadline May 2 for Cluster Grant Proposals
Planetarium to unveil Hubble images
Conference covers effects of law on decision making