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Global classroom coordinators (front, from left) Bruce Sandhorst and Chuck Braithwaite, talk to the Communications 211 classroom at Voronezh State...
 Global classroom coordinators (front, from left) Bruce Sandhorst and Chuck Braithwaite, talk to the Communications 211 classroom at Voronezh State Agricultural University in Russia during the final class session of the semester on April 28. The global classroom project will expand in the fall, with funding provided by a mix of UNL colleges, organizations and programs. Photo by Troy Fedderson, University Communications.

Thirty years ago, Chuck Braithwaite sat at a desk in the United States Embassy in Saigon, Vietnam, helping evacuate American and Vietnamese personnel.

Top News
Pulitzer winners headline UNL writers' event
The Nebraska Summer Writers' Conference is adding a new dimension to the UNL English department.

2,100 to receive degrees Saturday
Ongoing construction of the Antelope Valley Project will severely limit access to UNL commencement exercises on May 7.

Other News
Antivirus software change begins at UNL
A combined effort between central information technology units on all NU campuses and Central Administration will bring a change to antivirus software at UNL.

Student info system switches to NU Ids
The UNL Student Information System will begin using eight-digit NU ID numbers from campus ID cards rather than Social Security numbers as primary identification of students.

Daniel Snow (at left), manager of the water sciences laboratory, gives a tour of the lab to (from left) Joseph J. Jen, Under Secretary for Research, Education and Economics with the U.S. Department of Agriculture; Dale Bucks, National Program Leader, Water Quality and Water Management with the U.S. Department of Agriculture; and Prem Paul, Vice Chancellor for Research.

Jazz in June concerts, market start June 7
The annual free Jazz in June concert series opens with the Nebraska Jazz Orchestra with guest Joe Locke on June 7.

Other Arts News
Project InSECT
Project InSECT coordinators Jessa and James Huebing-Reitinger read a certificate presented to them after they donated a painting of a Salt Creek Tiger Beetle (at back) to UNL on May 29 in the East Union. The two served as artists in residence during the month of May. The painting is on display on East Campus. Photo by Troy Fedderson, University Communications.

'Wrappings: An Art Deco Approach' May 10-27 at Hillestad Gallery
The Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery at UNL will feature the exhibit "Wrappings: An Art Deco Approach" by graduate student Susan Kesler-Simpson May 10-27.

Public Invited to Meet Artists, Purchase Work
The Great Plains Art Museum at UNL will host the Great Plains Invitational Arts Show and Sale May 6 through 15 at the museum, 1155 Q St.

American Life in Poetry
EDITOR'S NOTE - This is a column started by U.S. Poet Laureate and UNL professor Ted Kooser, and supported by the Poetry Foundation and the Library of Congress.

For the Record

Bessey, Cather professors appointed
IANR honors Building Nebraska Families team, faculty
International relations expert claims first Waugh Professorship
Struloeff wins Stegner Fellowship
Chauche takes helm as Vice Chancellor for Fiscal Affairs
Kelley, Runge win young alumni awards
Obituary - Larry L. Meyer
In Brief

Construction, move out to increase congestion
Arbor Day celebrated by tree planting
E-news process for e-mail to all
Scarlet Summer Schedule Announced
B&F Symposium May 17
Planning Retreat May 11
Free Living Will Writing Seminar May 11
Surplus Auction in North Platte
Electronics, Smoke Detectors Subject to Hazardous Materials Regulations
Farewell Reception for Daryl Swanson July 1
Intercampus Distance Education Conference June 16
'Breakfast For Champions' in Devaney May 13
HIV Testing Available
Fiscal Year Deadlines Near
Retirement Reception - JoAnn Collins