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HOUSE TALK - Jason Cave (right), a senior architecture major from Omaha, discusses his Amphibi_House design with Ted Ertl, associate...
 HOUSE TALK - Jason Cave (right), a senior architecture major from Omaha, discusses his Amphibi_House design with Ted Ertl, associate professor of architecture. Cave's concept was included in Architecture 411 proposals entered in a national contest to design replacement homes for New Orleans. Photo by By Troy Fedderson, University Communications.

Big Easy Redesign
Helping New Orleans families rebuild in the wake of Hurricane Katrina inspired Jason Cave.

Top News
Ari optimistic despite 8-month visa delay
For eight months, Waskar Ari has patiently played a waiting game.

Administration issues letter in support of Bolivian professor
In an effort to open a door closed to a Bolivian historian, UNL administration issued a letter Feb. 24 requesting that the Department of Homeland Security and U.S. immigration officials move on the matter or provide an explanation on why newly hired Waskar Ari's visa has been stalled for eight months.

Franco accepts VC spot
Juan Franco, vice president for student services at Utah State University in Logan, has been named vice chancellor for student affairs at UNL, pending approval by the University of Nebraska Board of Regents.

Researchers join global computer test
A global collaboration of physicists and computer scientists announced Feb. 15 the successful completion of a test of the first truly worldwide grid-computing infrastructure. Grid computing is the coordinated use of computers that are spread around the world.

Other News
Weisz helps shape court
Vicky Weisz is quietly helping Nebraska's youngest residents.

Women's Week events observed on campus
The university is observing Women's Week with a series of events March 2 to 10.

Queen Elizabeth I Library Exhibit

Academy of St. Martin in the Fields returns to Lied
The Academy of St. Martin in the Fields will perform at the Lied Center for Performing Arts, 7:30 p.m. March 4.

Other Arts News
Women's Studies celebrates 'Shakespeare's Sister' March 9
Women's Studies celebrates 'Shakespeare's Sister' March 9

Reading and book signing is March 2
Poet Anthony Hawley will be reading from his new poetry collection, "The Concerto Form," at 7 p.m. March 2 in the Dudley Bailey Library, Room 229 Andrews Hall.

Family series continues with 'Color Me Dark'
The Kennedy Center's Imagination Celebration on Tour will bring the play "Color Me Dark: A Story of the Great Migration North" to the Lied Center for Performing Arts, 7 p.m. March 8.

Thriller and comedy to open at the Ross
The thriller "Cachè" and comedy "Sarah Silverman: Jesus is Magic," open March 3 at the Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center.

Kloefkorn, Schaffert to read from their works March 6
Nebraska authors William Kloefkorn and Timothy Schaffert will read from their latest works March 6 at UNL.

Griffin offers March 7 lecture on art collecting
William Griffin, president of GRIFFIN in Santa Monica, Calif., will discuss his experience in working with collectors beginning at 5:30 p.m. March 7 in the Ethel S. Abbott auditorium at Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery.

Acoustic rock show is March 2
Students will have the opportunity to show their skills on the guitar in the Acoustic Rock Show, 9 p.m. March 2 in the Nebraska Union Crib.


NET Television hosts swing event
NET Television is hosting a big band/swing dance, 7 p.m. March 3 at Sokol Hall in Omaha.

American Life in Poetry
Every parent can tell a score of tales about the difficulties of raising children, and then of the difficulties in letting go of them. Here the Texas poet, Walt McDonald, shares just such a story.

For the Record

Donaldson, Oldt awards Announced
Fine and Peforming Arts announces alumni award winners
In Brief

UNL, IBM announce research effort
Technology Park attracts two new companies
Regents agenda includes Franco, virology requests
BIT Mobile open house slated for March 10
Orion to take center stage
Celebration of grad student work is March 3
Sinsabaugh to give Williams Lecture
Nichols reception is March 10
TIAA-CREF consultant on campus in March
Undergrad research conference is April 6
Leaders sought for Katrina relief trip
Proposals sought for research enhancement