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TOUGH SHOT - Lance Pérez, associate professor of electrical engineering, (left) watches a lay-up drop through the basket as a defender...
 TOUGH SHOT - Lance Pérez, associate professor of electrical engineering, (left) watches a lay-up drop through the basket as a defender from the Iowa Chariots defends in the Madonna Inviational on Feb. 10. Pérez has played wheelchair basketball for years, including the last 10 with the Madonna Magic. Pérez enjoys his extra-curricular activities, which include basketball, softball and hand cycling. Photo by Troy Fedderson/University Communications.

Pérez finds outlet in extra-curriculars
Jockeying for position in the paint, Lance Pérez reaches for and snares a rebound.

Top News
Interactive disc brings campus home
A project aided by ITLE funds is providing an information jump-start for a select group of incoming freshmen.

UNL to aid $5 million wheat effort
UNL wheat breeders and geneticists are part of a national scientific team that has received a $5 million grant to harness genetic technologies to improve U.S. wheat quality and disease resistance.

Other News
Chancellor outlines budget strategy
Harvey Perlman, chancellor, issued this message concerning the UNL budget situation in a Feb. 15 campuswide e-mail.

'Clickers' continue to enhance campus classrooms
Use of Personal Response System units, or "clickers," continues to grow in UNL classrooms.

A leader of the Harlem Renaissance, Aaron Douglas has been described as "the father of African-American art."

Library hosts 'Elizabeth I'
A glimpse into the daring reign of Queen Elizabeth I of England is coming to Love Library.

Other Arts News
Exhibit to feature Joan Morris textiles
The Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery will showcase the artwork of Joan Morris in the exhibit "Joan Morris, Master Dyer: Individual and Collaborative Work," March 6 to 31.

Contemporary art exhibit opens March 3
The Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery will open "Contemporary Art: 1980 to the Present," on March 4.

'Learned Ladies' opens March 2
University Theatre, the academic year production program in the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film, continues its 105th season with the comedy, "The Learned Ladies."

Undergraduate art exhibition opens Feb. 27
The annual undergraduate art exhibition opens Feb. 27 in the Eisentrager•Howard Gallery in Richards Hall.

American Life in Poetry
The poet, novelist and biographer, Robert Morgan, who was raised in North Carolina, has written many intriguing poems that teach his readers about southern folklore. Here's just one example.

For the Record

Shriner, Sterkel collect Oldt service awards
Prairie Schooner prizes award $8,500 to 18 writers
Parish named to interim post with bookstore
In Brief

Eating disorder awareness activities begin Feb. 26
Bode retirement reception is March 2
Theology for Lunch goes to the movies
Water seminar examines monsoons on March 1
Ethics speaker to present 'Eight Critical Thinking Errors' March 1
'Aggression and the New American Girl' talk is Feb. 23
Agroterrorism lecture explores breathalyzer usage on livestock
Women's History month banquet is March 2
Equine option opens doors of opportunity
NET Radio offers candidate debate