| ||DEVICE DEVELOPERS - Ravi Saraf (left) and doctoral student Vivek Maheshwari display a sample of their high-resolution device. The sensor has a touch sensitivity comparable to that of a human finger. College of Engineering courtesy photo.|
One of the trickiest decisions facing a cancer surgeon today is where to stop cutting. If the surgeon stops too soon, cancer cells may be left in a patient's body, and if too many cells are taken, organ damage may occur.
Olson calls 50-year university tenure 'a good ride'
As a young man, Paul Olson studied in London on a Fulbright grant and traveled through most of Western Europe in his spare time. He earned his doctorate from Princeton, where he often saw Alfred Einstein walking through his neighborhood. When he finished graduate school, he had job offers at Duke and Cornell.
Child care search widens
The search to provide a new child care option for UNL faculty, staff and students has widened.
Tsymbal's research noted in 'Science'
UNL physicist Evgeny Tsymbal's groundbreaking identification of an emerging research field in electronic devices earned publication in the July 14 edition of Science magazine.
Parking Services update lot, permit designations
A decades-old, number-based parking system at UNL has undergone an alphabetical upgrade.
Museum program introduces area youth to campus research
For five days in June, doors to campus research projects opened to 12 Omaha and Lincoln middle school students.
NaBRO lands 5-year Korean bridge project
UNL researchers have started a five-year initiative to modernize bridges in the Republic of Korea, which is expected to invest $100 million to update its transportation infrastructure.
Top quark found to be massive
Greg Snow and Dan Claes, both associate professors of physics and astronomy, are part of the long-running DZero experiment at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory outside of Chicago that proved the existence of the top quark in 1995.
Great Plains exhibition features Nebraska barns
"Requiem for the Home Place," black and white photographs by Michael Farrell of southeast Nebraska's vanishing farmsteads, runs Aug. 4 to Oct. 1 at the Great Plains Art Gallery.
Puelz show open through July 30
Lincoln artist Susan Puelz is featured in a solo exhibition of her watercolors at UNL's Great Plains Art Museum, through July 30.
'Omnium Gatherum' continues Repertory season
The Nebraska Repertory Theatre, the professional wing of the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film, continues its 39th season with the satire "Omnium Gatherum."
Drama classes offered to youth
The Nebraska Repertory Theatre invites young people, ages 4 to 12, to participate in creative dramatics while their parents attend performances. The cost is $5 per session from 7 p.m. to final curtain on July 21; 1:30 p.m. to final curtain on July 23, 30 and Aug. 6. For more information, call 472-1619.
Sheldon lithographs present look at alumnus' art career
The lithographs of Bruce Conner, an acclaimed San Francisco-area artist and NU alum, are on display in "Bruce Conner Selections," through Sept. 24 at the Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery.
Movies on the Green show July 20
The Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center and the University Program Council are offering the annual Jensen's Cinema 16 Collection Movies on the Green series through Aug. 17.
Kruger to hang miniature paintings
The Kruger Gallery of miniature furnishings and decorative arts will host an exhibition of smaller artworks by Joseph Yetto Aug. 7 through Dec. 22.
Ross showcases world of crossword puzzle fans fanatics
Crossword puzzles attract the pencils of 50 million Americans each week, with many turning to the venerable New York Times, which published its first puzzle in 1942.
American Life in Poetry
One in a series of elegies by New York City poet Catherine Barnett, this poem describes the first gathering after death has shaken a family to its core. The father tries to help his grown daughter forget for a moment that, a year earlier, her own two daughters were killed, that she is now alone. He's heartsick, realizing that drinking can only momentarily ease her pain, a pain and love that takes hold of the entire family. The children who join her in the field are silent guardians.