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EXPLORER EXPLORED - Don Johnson, retired UNL professor, wades out to the Sub Marine Explorer off the coast of Panama as...
 EXPLORER EXPLORED - Don Johnson, retired UNL professor, wades out to the Sub Marine Explorer off the coast of Panama as other members of the research team examine the Civil War-era craft. Courtesy photo.

Retirement at sea
After a land-locked career in mechanical engineering, Don Johnson is taking his expertise to the high seas.

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Saga of the Explorer
Abandoned off the coast of San Telmo Island, Panama on the Archipelago of the Pearls, the Sub Marine Explorer has a rich history that started in the Civil War shipyards of New York.

New tower rings in end of semester
When Steve Waller first stepped on to East Campus 28 years ago, he felt something was missing.

Other News
Biannual Gallup surveys gauge campus climate
Biannual "Q12" engagement and "I10" inclusivity employee surveys of UNL campus climate have given faculty and staff a chance to voice opinions and rate their satisfaction with their work unit "neighborhoods." The most useful outcome of those surveys has been the discussion they have generated, according to chancellor Harvey Perlman's associate Herb Howe.

UCARE student learns nature, life lessons through camp experience
While other college students were busy tanning or sleeping away the summer of 2005, Julie Gompert was busy catching bugs.

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Del Rey to showcase Latin America culture
Cuban American performer Maria Del Rey will bring the rich culture of Latin America to campus and surrounding communities during an artist-in-residence at the Lied Center for Performing Arts.

Other Arts News
Russian National Ballet to perform classic at Lied
Backed by the famed score by Tchaikovsky, the Russian National Ballet will perform "Swan Lake," 7:30 p.m. April 29 at the Lied Center for Performing Arts.

Academy Award winners, nominees play at the Ross
Fourteen films nominated for the 78th annual Academy Awards - including three winning features - will play April 28 to May 11 at the Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center.

'Go for Zucker' opens April 28
The first all-out Jewish comedy produced by modern German cinema, "Go for Zucker," opens April 28 at the Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center.


American Life in Poetry
When I complained about some of the tedious jobs I had as a boy, my mother would tell me, Ted, all work is honorable. In this poem, Don Welch gives us a man who's been fixing barbed wire fences all his life.

For the Record

Dill wins UNOPA's Rose Frolik award
Independent Study High School wins award
Magnusson, Irby win Spirit of Nebraska honors
NET Radio news team receives AP honors
Entrepreneurship awards announced
Tau Sigma inducts 59 new members
Celebration to honor alumni
Obituary - Edward Nemeth
In Brief

Griesen retirement reception April 27
Visual literacy goes online
Accreditation drafts available online
May 4 Scarlet last of spring semester
Tool drive aids Katrina relief
Campus rec plans annual shutdown
Joint Service Chancellor's Review
Quilt Center seeks symposium proposals
House move traces path through campus April 30
Land cover map to aid policymakers, educators
Computer Store to showcase new items
Staff grievance policy, procedures revised
West retirement reception is May 2
Annual steam outages begin May 7
TIAA-CREF counseling available in May
UNOPA luncheon May 9
NU Skills program to focus on goals
Child swimming lesson registration begins
Organ faculty retiring from School of Music
Free shredding day is April 29
Faculty sought for peer review project
Huskers, Aggies battle on NET TV
NET2 to tape delay gubernatorial finale
Family-friendly activities featured during May 6 Astronomy Day