| ||CALLING PLAN - Debbie Minter, associate professor of English, and David Albright, a senior in Arts and Sciences from Alliance, talk to high school students in the Admissions calling center on Feb. 11. English department volunteers - including five faculty and two students - contacted 49 high school students who are considering UNL and have specific interests in the English program. Photo by Troy Fedderson/University Communications.|
Immersed in the scarlet and crème décor of the Admissions office, five English faculty members and two students listened - some nervous, others ready to herald the department - as they prepared to reach out to potential underclassmen Sunday afternoon.
Tiffany lights Gallery
The glow of Tiffany lamps warms the EisentragerHoward Gallery at Richards Hall through Feb. 18, thanks to an exhibit of work by American artist and craftsman Louis Comfort Tiffany.
Project explores health issues from Nebraska to China
Ask Ian Newman what is important to public health, and he will not say medicine. He will say prevention.
Finding 'Hope for a Global Ethic'
A religious base formed in his father's Sunday school lessons and tempered in the halls of the United Nations has allowed Brian Lepard to build a career in international law and ethics.
FROM THE ARCHIVES
Binek seeks to put new face on physics education
Christian Binek would like to make face-to-face interaction between instructor and student a 24/7 proposition for the teaching of complex topics of physics.
Lied hosts ukulele phenom March 1
Bragging just four strings and a two-octave range, the ukulele is considered a rather humble instrument.
Theatrix presents 'Black Angel'
Theatrix, the UNL student producing organization, will open its spring season with Michael Cristofer's "Black Angel," Feb. 23 in the Temple Building's Studio Theatre.
At the Ross
The life and lyrics of a legendary musician will be highlighted in "Be Here to Love Me: A Film About Townes Van Zandt," playing Feb. 17 to March 2 at the Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center.
Randolph reading, book signing is Feb. 22
Fiction writer Ladette Randolph will read from her new book, "This is Not the Tropics," (University of Wisconsin Press) 7 p.m. Feb. 22 in the Dudley Bailey Library, room 229, Andrews Hall.
Western art lecture is Feb. 20
Brian Dippie, a visiting historian from the University of Victoria in British Columbia and an expert on Western American art, will give a talk on the "uneasy status" of Western art 3:30 p.m. Feb. 20 at the Great Plains Art Museum.
American Life in Poetry
We constantly compare one thing with another, or attempt to, saying, "Well, you know, love is like...it's like...well, YOU know what it's like." Here Bob King, who lives in Colorado, takes an original approach and compares love to the formation of rocks.