FOR FACULTY AND STAFF OF THE UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA-LINCOLN     NOVEMBER 3, 2005
 
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HANDS ON LESSON - Sarah Zulkoski-Benson, science outreach coordinator for the Center for Biotechnology, explains to Andrea Beyersdorf, Lincoln Southeast senior...
 HANDS ON LESSON - Sarah Zulkoski-Benson, science outreach coordinator for the Center for Biotechnology, explains to Andrea Beyersdorf, Lincoln Southeast senior, how to deliver a DNA sample into gel used to create a DNA stain. Below, Lincoln Southeast students conduct an experiment in the Beadle Center on Oct. 26. Photo by Troy Fedderson/University Communications.

Teens experience collegiate science
A second-year UNL program is introducing high-end science to high school students across Lincoln and preparing to expand into other Nebraska school districts.

Top News
Scopes trial symposium this week
The weeklong symposium exploring the 1925 Tennessee v. John Scopes "monkey trial" continues at UNL through Saturday.

Nebraska meals come to campus
Chickens raised in Fullerton. Corn on the cob hand picked in Seward. Organic produce grown near Denton. Free-range eggs collected outside Raymond. Grain sown in Marquette. Salad dressings mixed in Duncan and Omaha. Flowers and produce cultivated in Waverly.

Pharmacy continues free prescription delivery service
The University Health Center is ready to deliver.

Other News
Kruger Collection goes 360 online
A virtual exhibition is displaying the Kruger Collection's miniature furniture from all angles.

Arboretum names rare rock clematis a 2006 GreatPlant
A rare rock garden clematis will be available commercially for the first time next spring as a 2006 GreatPlants release from the Nebraska Statewide Arboretum.

Nebraska entrepreneurs rate health care as top cost of doing business
Nebraska businesses overwhelmingly listed health-care benefit costs as their leading priority for cost reduction in the latest Cost of Doing Business in Nebraska Survey by UNL's Bureau of Business Research.

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Arts
Russian directs UNL Theatre's 'Seagull'
University Theatre, the academic year production program at UNL's Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film, continues its 105th season with the Russian classic "The Seagull," written by Anton Chekhov, translated by Richard Nelson.

Other Arts News
UNL's Hillestad Gallery features work of Smith
The Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery will showcase the artwork of Barbara Lee Smith.

Arlo Guthrie returns for 'Restaurant Massacre' tour
American folk music legend Arlo Guthrie will bring the "40th Anniversary Tour of Alice's Restaurant Massacre" to the Lied Center for Performing Arts at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 11. Guthrie will be accompanied by special guests Abe Guthrie and Gordon Titcomb.

Acclaimed violinist to make Lied debut
Grammy Award-winning violinist Hilary Hahn will perform at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 8 in the Lied Center for Performing Arts. Hahn, and Natalie Zhu on piano, will perform works by Ysaye, Enescu, Milstein, Mozart and Beethoven.

At the Ross
"Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress" opens at the Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center on Nov. 4 and continues through Nov.10.

American Life in Poetry
All of us have known tyrants, perhaps at the office, on the playground or, as in this poem, within a family. Here Long Island poet Gloria g. Murray portrays an authoritarian mother and her domain. Perhaps you've felt the tension in a scene like this.

 
 
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Scientists named AAAS fellows
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Civil rights group founder Chaney to lecture Nov. 4
Tool helps guide individual dietary and fitness goals
Plagiarism workshop offered Nov. 4
Colloquium marks anniversary of UNL's first sociology doctorate
Speaker to discuss overpopulation, women's rights
Lecture to focus on Spanish-American War battlefields
Human Resources lunch series returns Nov. 15
Emeriti association to meet Nov. 17
UNL antivirus contract with McAfee expires
Employment law series starts Nov. 10
Business, ethics and society seminar Nov. 7
Morrill Hall hosts Galapagos talk Nov. 10
Downtown master plan topic for UAAD meeting
Employee and dependent scholarship program info
Ag Experience
Yu to present humanities talk
Police Beat