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ENTRY PASS - Campus Recreation graduate assistant Jenni Keil looks to pass as Rod
 ENTRY PASS - Campus Recreation graduate assistant Jenni Keil looks to pass as Rod "The Rocket" Chambers, assistant director of Campus Recreation, provides defense during a noon pick-up game in the Coliseum on Oct. 21. The lunch hour games between faculty, staff, students and alumni have become a tradition at UNL.

Coliseum serves lunch hour tradition
When Sam Allgood came to UNL in fall 1993, he was in unfamiliar territory.

Top News
UNL begins new tack in accreditation
University officials are charting a new direction as UNL begins the reaccreditation process with the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

Energy savings plan put into motion on campus
In an effort to cut energy bills by some $1.7 million, some UNL buildings have begun to go dark and chilly when most faculty, staff and students have gone home for the day.

War, ethics philosopher presents Kripke lecture
Michael Walzer, one of the world's eminent philosophers on the subject of war and ethics, will deliver the talk "The Paradox of National Liberation: India, Israel and Algeria" on Nov. 2 at 7 p.m. at the Lied Center for Performing Arts. The talk is free and open to the public. A pre-forum talk by Mark Van Roojen, associate professor of Philosophy, will be given in the Steinhart Room at 6:30 p.m.

Other News
Abel-Sandoz duo marks 40 years helping students
"Just smile." Margie Otto tells hungry undergraduates in Abel-Sandoz dining services. "It's a good day."

Gilded bacteria used in bioelectronic device
Ravi Saraf has gilded living creatures, but that's as far as his resemblance goes with Auric Goldfinger, the fictional villain in the 1964 James Bond movie.

Probe into superhero physics draws over 100
Nothing draws a crowd like men in tights.

Math Day to attract students from across the Cornhusker state
The 16th annual UNL Math Day will be Nov. 10 at the Nebraska Union Opening ceremonies will begin at 8 a.m. at the Lied Center for the Performing Arts.

Museum hosts 'Art and the Animal'
Works by many of the top wildlife and domestic animal artists will be exhibited at the University of Nebraska State Museum from Nov. 1 through Dec. 31.

Other Arts News
Theatre and Film to host TV, film professionals
UNL's Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film will host film and television industry professionals Mel Efros, Ernie Hudson, Sandy Veneziano and Jorge Zamacona on Oct. 28.

Great Plains exhibition showcases new acquisitions
New additions to the Great Plains Art Museum will be featured when the exhibit "Recent Acquisitions to the Permanent Collection" opens Nov. 4.

Lied hosts world premiere of Rinde Eckert's 'Horizon'
Rinde Eckert, librettist, composer, and actor, will present the world premiere of his new work, "Horizon," in the Lied Center's Johnny Carson Theater Oct. 27 and Oct. 28. The Lied Center for Performing Arts is the lead commissioner of this project along with the Mondavi Center at the University of California, Davis; the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center at the University of Maryland; and Arts and Cultural Programming at Montclair State University, New Jersey.

Documentary, adventure play at the Ross
The fictional experiences of a Hong Kong science fiction writer and the brutal truth of Rwandan genocide will be featured in two films openings at the Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center.

Book signing at UNL on Nov. 3
Poet Rynn Williams will be reading from her new poetry collection, "Adonis Garage" at 7 p.m. Nov. 3 in the Dudley Bailey Library, Room 229 Andrews Hall.

American Life in Poetry
Naomi Shihab Nye lives in San Antonio, Texas. Here she perfectly captures a moment in childhood that nearly all of us may remember: being too small for the games the big kids were playing, and fastening tightly upon some little thing of our own.

For the Record

USDA official named UNL dean
Central Administration issues service awards
Extension honored for water conservation work
Extension honors faculty, staff win honors
Obituary - James J. McGraw
In Brief

Pre-law open house Nov. 5
Mechanical Engineering colloquium continues Oct. 28
Symposium to compliment 'Monkey Trial' performance
Civil rights group founder to speak at UNL Nov. 4
Yeutter ag policy talk Oct. 28
'Intentional learners' series begins Nov. 1
'One House' discussion Nov. 3 at State Capitol
Turkey sale runs through Oct. 31
Fidelity offers financial counseling in November
TIAA-CREF plans financial counseling in November
UNOPA meeting Nov. 8
Van driver training now offered on Blackboard
Planetarium, observatory host special events as Mars approaches