ABOUT THE SCARLET search articles: 

Cover Story
FOSSIL PREPARATION - Greg Brown, chief preparator with the University of Nebraska State Museum, removes shellac from one of two
 FOSSIL PREPARATION - Greg Brown, chief preparator with the University of Nebraska State Museum, removes shellac from one of two "Clash of the Titans" mammoth skulls, which were discovered near Crawford in 1962 with their tusks locked together. Brown and other preparators with the museum are readying the one-of-a-kind fossil (pictured below, right) for display at Trailside Museum near Crawford. Photo by Troy Fedderson/University Communications.

Titans Unwrapped
More than 10,000 years ago, a pair of "testosterone-crazed" bull mammoths crossed paths on the Ice Age High Plains in what would one day be western Nebraska.

Top News
Group paves way for mammoth return
The Nebraska titans are coming into public view.

Brown begins titan unveiling
One of U

Hunhoff to address graduates
Approximately 1,350 students will receive degrees when UNL holds commencement exercises, 9:30 p.m. Dec. 17 at the Bob Devaney Sports Center.

Faculty, staff, students to aid hurricane cleanup
While most students are enjoying a post-holiday break, 76 UNL students and 18 faculty/staff will be at work near Waveland, Miss., cleaning up and helping hurricane victims rebuild their lives.

Other News
Rec center offers exercise options for faculty, staff
Instead of sitting at a computer or in the library, Brett Ratcliffe does his research trudging through mud and lifting rocks and logs in tropical jungles, searching for Dynastine Scarab Beetles.


Red Carpet Service can boost community image, tourism potential
Friendly, helpful service may be all it takes to get visitors to come back to a community, said Dave Green, owner and manager of the Grocery Kart in Broken Bow.

University's teaching beef herd offers hands-on learning
Teaching herds are an important learning tool at UNL's College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources.

Winter Scene


Other Arts News
Shows continue at Riepma Ross
"Capote" and "Christmas in the Clouds," currently showing at the Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center, will continue through Dec. 22.

New year opens with two new films
The Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center will begin 2006 with two new films as "Breakfast on Pluto" and "Ballet Russes" open Jan. 6.

American Life in Poetry
Painful separations, through divorce, through death, through alienation, sometimes cause us to focus on the objects around us, often invested with sentiment. Here's Shirley Buettner, having packed up what's left of a relationship.

For the Record

Janovy earns state art honor
In Brief

Rawley memorial service Jan. 13
Holiday Hours
Employees should ready for shutdown
Limited mail delivery scheduled
Blackboard server to be upgraded
Chilled water outage Dec. 18-23
Next Scarlet prints in January
Libraries announce deadline for class reserves
Student leader nominations due Dec. 19
NU Skills events in 2006
Center offers seed grants
Research program is recruiting sophomores
Regents request study on graduation rates
Transportation Services rescinds maximum speed limit policy
Students examine tractor museum for class project
NET plans temporary tower to restart disrupted services