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TALL ORDER - Gary Dolan looks for a book 30 feet in the air at the Library Depository/Retrieval Facility on...
 TALL ORDER - Gary Dolan looks for a book 30 feet in the air at the Library Depository/Retrieval Facility on East Campus. A specialized, 8,500 pound order picker allows workers to traverse the towering aisles of books, retrieving them for sorting, interlibrary loans and photo copy requests. Photo by Troy Fedderson/University Communications.

Book storage rises to new heights
The new UNL library depository/retrieval facility is a bookworm's ultimate fantasy.

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Report card indicates quality improving at UNL
The fourth annual UNL "report card," shows the university met and exceeded several goals on student diversity and quality while increasing research funding.

Phishing scam targets UNL inboxes
A series of e-mails directed at UNL inboxes have sounded an alert from the University of Nebraska Federal Credit Union.

Health Center sticks 500 flu vaccinations in one day
Faculty, staff and students came early, flowed in over lunch and by mid-afternoon on Dec. 11, nurses at the University Health Center gave the last of 500 influenza vaccinations.

Other News
Universal effort keeps planetarium running
Jack Dunn sat down at his desk with more excitement than most kids have on Christmas.

Masters Thesis

Hillestad hosts 'Difficult Subjects'
Artwork from four professionals and eight UNL graduate students will confront a series of difficult subjects as "Culture and Context: Difficult Subjects," opens Dec. 8 at the Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery.

Other Arts News
Clay Club biannual pottery sale is Dec. 9-10
The UNL Clay Club will hold a biannual pottery sale Dec. 9-10 in Richards Hall, room 118.

Senior apparel designers to showcase work Dec. 10
Two senior textile and apparel design majors in the College of Education and Human Sciences will show their collections Dec. 10 in a runway exhibition titled "Solstice: The Senior Collections of Kendra Benson and Abby Woodring."

Sheldon open over break
The Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery will be open for holiday hours, noon to 5 p.m. Dec. 27-30.

Forever Red

Capote and Christmas in the Clouds held over
Due to popular demand "Capote" and "Christmas in the Clouds" have been held over through Dec. 22 at the Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center.

At the Ross
A colorful Nebraska artist is chronicled in the locally produced documentary, "Sleep Under the Sea: John Robert Weaver American Artist," premiering 7:30 p.m. Dec. 9 at the Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center.

American Life in Poetry
In this poem by western New Yorker Judith Slater, we're delivered to a location infamous for brewing American stories - a bar. Like the stories of John Henry, Paul Bunyan, or the crane operator in this poem, tales of work can be extraordinary, heroic and, if they are sad, sometimes leavened by a little light.

For the Record

Rawley remembered for his scholarship
UNL recognizes World-Herald distinguished scholars
Gamma Sigma Delta honors faculty, inducts 34
Fulbright award allows Abbott to study in Israel
In Brief

UNOPA meeting slated for Dec. 13
Phone book recycling to begin
Task force schedules child care provider interviews Dec. 12-13
Engineering opens new snack bar
Graze and Mingle Dec. 14
OASIS blood drive is Dec. 14
Credit Union collects toys for area families
Hettenbaugh retirement reception Dec. 12
City Campus chilled water outage Dec. 18-23
Shuttle bus schedule stops with UNL closure
Award roundtables Jan. 18, Feb. 7
Interim teaching, learning workshop Jan. 6
Workshop on Foundation Directory Online
Carpal Tunnel project seeks subjects
NU Skills event how to make stress work for you
Jones Scholars aid homeless
Sartore focus of NET special
'Countdown to College' provides guide for students, parents
I-80 basketball battle on NET
Katrina Relief leaders sought