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STAFF ASSISTANCE - Coni Cosgrove, a University Health Center employee, finds a delicate doll miraculously unharmed and covered in hurricane debris...
 STAFF ASSISTANCE - Coni Cosgrove, a University Health Center employee, finds a delicate doll miraculously unharmed and covered in hurricane debris. One of the nearby homeowners collected dolls and antiques, which were found strewn across acres of woodland in Waveland, Miss. Photo by Kelly Bartling/University Communications.

Big Red Relief Project
When Waveland, Miss., resident Lawrence Grinder saw two van loads of UNL students and staff pull up to his mangled acreage last week he was pleased, but never dreamed that at the end of the day, the equivalent of months of back-breaking cleanup would be accomplished.

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Return Trip: Enthusiasm, extra requests fuel push for additional cleanup trips by UNL volunteers
Preliminary plans call for UNL volunteers to make two more service trips to the Gulf Coast this spring: during Spring Break and after graduation, planners said.

Love North doors open for checkout
Campus requests have unlocked a direct path to books shelved in the north wing of Love Library.

Week-long MLK observance begins Jan. 16
A man who marched for civil rights with Martin Luther King Jr. in the 1960s will give the keynote address at UNL's week-long observance of the national holiday celebrating King.

Hunter, Williams to receive 'Fulfilling the Dream' awards
Amber Hunter, coordinator for multicultural student recruitment in Admissions, and Larry Williams, director of the Lincoln Commission on Human Rights and equal opportunity officer for the city of Lincoln, have been selected as the 2005 recipients of the Chancellor's "Fulfilling the Dream" Award at UNL.

Live the Dream
Martin Luther King Jr. week activities at UNL are detailed below.

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Walker earns national teaching honor
Judy Walker, associate professor of mathematics, has become accustomed to seeing two comments paired consistently on her students' evaluations: this is the hardest class I have ever taken; I loved it more than any other class.

'Free at 6' features Sangre Azteca
The Lincoln-based dance troupe Grupo Folklorico Sangre Azteca, which celebrates traditional Mexican music and dancing, will perform Jan. 20 as part of the Lied Center for Performing Arts' "Free at 6" series. The concert will begin at 6 p.m. on the Lied Center's main stage.

Other Arts News
Royal Philharmonic opens Lied's British Festival
Britain's Royal Philharmonic Orchestra will open a British Festival series at the Lied Center for Performing Arts, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 27.

Dashper exhibit opens Jan. 14 at the Sheldon
An exhibit exploring 25 years of New Zealand artist Julian Dashper's concept-based creations opens Jan. 14 at the Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery.

'New Perspectives' on display at Great Plains Art Museum
An exhibition featuring work by the Nebraska Women's Caucus for Art opened Jan. 6 and runs through March 26 at the Great Plains Art Museum.

Faculty exhibition opens Jan. 23
Department of Art and Art History studio faculty will present their work in an exhibition Jan. 23 through Feb. 9 at the Eisentrager•Howard Gallery in Richards Hall. An opening reception will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Jan. 23 in the gallery. The reception is free and open to the public.

Repertory Theatre auditions are Jan. 15
The Nebraska Repertory Theatre, the professional wing of the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film, will hold summer season auditions, 1 to 5 p.m. Jan. 15 in Howell Theatre, Temple Building.

Wine tasting event features Kooser
World Wide Wines, a wine-tasting fundraiser for the non-profit Lux Center for the Arts (formerly University Place Art Center), will feature U.S. Poet Laureate Ted Kooser, 7 to 9 p.m. Jan. 27 at the Lux Center, 48th Street and Baldwin Avenue.

Classical ballet parody plays at Lied Jan. 25
A parody on the classical ballet will be performed by Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo at the Lied Center for Performing Arts, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 25.

Kruger hosts ethnic 'Barns of Nebraska'
From housing domestic livestock to providing space for community dances, barn history is brought to life as the Kruger Collection of miniature furnishings and decorative arts hosts, "Barns of Nebraska's Ethnic Communities," Jan. 23 to March 9.

American Life in Poetry
Those photos in family albums, what do they show us about the lives of people, and what don't they tell? What are they holding back? Here Diane Thiel, who teaches in New Mexico, peers into one of those pictures.

For the Record

Turf scientist to collect golf association award
Zeng named fellow in physics group
Bloom brings physics to rural schools
Jones selected for MLK Certificate of Achievement
University of Nebraska Press books win awards
Air Force ROTC sweeps national awards
In Brief

Rec program taps Pilates to bolster golf games
N.Y. Times reporter discussion Jan. 25
Olson lecture examines Latinos in the heartland
Award roundtables Jan. 18, Feb. 7
Lecture series examines China, Chinese heritage
UNOPA seeks nominations
NU Skills offers insight into message crafting
Career Services hosts workshop Jan. 17
Planetarium show explores Hubble images exploration of the universe