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Kim Kramer, a trade supervisor for facilities management and planning at UNL, places pins in a lock. Kramer, who also...
 Kim Kramer, a trade supervisor for facilities management and planning at UNL, places pins in a lock. Kramer, who also plays guitar in the classic rock band, "Rocking Fossils," has found a home at UNL as a locksmith. Photo by Troy Fedderson/University Communications.

Rocking locksmith finds niche
Doors are opening for Kim Kramer.

Top News
Theologian to open Thompson series
In 1988, E.N. "Jack" Thompson, leader of the philanthropic Cooper Foundation, conceived of a public lecture series that would bring prominent international speakers to UNL.

Scarlet begins new semester with new look
The Scarlet has opened the fall semester with a new look designed for UNL faculty and staff.

Open house to showcase Seaton Hall
Offices in Seaton Hall are celebrating the redesign and renovation of the building by holding an open house, 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Aug. 31, for all faculty, students, and staff.

Other News
UNL maintains top 50 ranking in U.S. News
For the second straight year, UNL has made U.S. News and World Report's annual America's Best Colleges rankings' Top 50 list for public national universities.

Panel recommends keeping CASNR name
It appears no name change is in the offing for the UNL College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources.

UNL expertise fast tracks fossil into record books
UNL expertise has fast tracked a west coast discovery into the fossil record books.

Soy oil research helps shape global food allergen labeling
Recent UNL research on soybean oil is helping shape food allergen labeling laws here and abroad.

Nebraska spirit

Rowan Retrospective Featured at Eisentrager-Howard Gallery

Other Arts News
Davis to offer poetry reading Aug. 31
Cortney Davis, 2003 winner of the Prairie Schooner Book Prize in Poetry for her collection Leopold's Maneuvers, will be reading, 7 p.m., Aug. 31 in the Dudley Bailey Library in Andrews Hall.

University Theatre tickets on sale Aug. 29
University Theatre five-admission passports and individual show tickets go on sale Aug. 29 at the Lied Center Ticket Office. Fall productions in Howell Theatre are, The Wonder of the World, and The Seagull. Spring productions in Studio Theatre are Wiley and the Hairy Man, and Fires in the Mirror. The Learned Ladies rounds out the season in a venue to be announced. For more information call 472-4747 or go online to

'Einstein' to play Carson Theater
In celebration of the World Year of Physics 2005, the UNL Department of Physics and Astronomy presents actor Tom Schuch in the one-man show, Einstein: A Stage Portrait, by Willard Simms.

American Life in Poetry
At the beginning of the famous novel, "Remembrance of Things Past," the mere taste of a biscuit started Marcel Proust on a seven-volume remembrance. Here a bulldozer turns up an old doorknob, and look what happens in Shirley Buettner's imagination.

Gornik paintings, drawings featured at Sheldon
The exhibition April Gornik: Paintings and Drawings will be on display at the UNL Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery, Aug. 27 to Oct. 23.

Sheldon gallery named in honor of Rohmans
In a July 30 ceremony, the Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery and Sculpture Garden at UNL named its first permanent collection gallery space in honor of alumnus Carl "Ky" H. Rohman and his family.

Competition seeks sunflower images
An annual botanical print competition is looking for a few good sunflowers.

For the Record

UNL scientists earn research honors
Scientists honored for research efforts
UNOPA win awards at national conference
Husker senior named Army soldier of the year
In Brief

NU fringe benefits committee reforms
National landscape conference Sept 21-24
Speaker's club to host visitors day event
Web site provides info on international rights
Grant writing seminar Oct. 17-18
Distance tech training available
Health center adopts new collection policy
Computer viruses target Windows vulnerability
Observe drug-free campus policy
Point of No Return plays across world
Observatory hosts public night Aug. 26
Airline transaction fees reduced for United
Bowling league rosters due
Volunteer Fair Aug. 31
Employment law seminar Aug. 31
EHS newsletter available
Moser retirement reception Sept. 9
Native American student welcome Aug. 31
Carpal tunnel research study seeks subjects
Fall tuition and fees due
Graduation application deadline is Sept. 23