Charging into history
| ||SITE SURVEY - UNL professors (from left) Doug Scott and Peter Bleed join a colleague as they survey a Spanish-American War battle site in Cuba. Bleed and Scott visited Cuba in April and are planning a more extensive trip for 2007. Their goal is to address discrepancies in historical accounts from the war. Photo by Luis Peon-Casanova.|
What began as a conversation over cocktails about the archeology of San Juan Hill progressed to a weeklong trip to Cuba, and now holds the promise of addressing discrepancies in historical accounts of the Spanish-Cuban-American War.
Libraries dedicate new Cather collections
Two new collections on Willa Cather have been dedicated at the UNL Libraries, bringing the total number of Cather collections on campus to 11.
Candidates to interview for VC spot
Five candidates will interview on campus for the position of vice chancellor for student affairs at UNL. All five will visit campus in January. The successful candidate will succeed James Griesen, who has served in the post since 1986 and plans to retire June 30.
Chancellor outlines endeavors for 2006
Editor's Note - This is a campus wide E-mail issued by UNL Chancellor Harvey Perlman on Jan. 3.
American Life in Poetry
Arizonan Alberto Rios probably observed this shamel ash often, its year-round green leaves never changing. On this particular day, however, he recognizes a difference - a yellow leaf. In doing so he offers us a glimpse of how something small yet unexpected may stay with us, perhaps even become a secret pleasure.