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Research funding tops $100 million milestone
External funding for UNL research continued to set records this year, topping $100 million, according to the Office of Research and Graduate Studies.

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SPLIT DESIGNER - Michael Jensen, manager of the Chemistry/Physics and Astronomy Instrument Shop, tightens a protective shield onto the ANDRILL...
 SPLIT DESIGNER - Michael Jensen, manager of the Chemistry/Physics and Astronomy Instrument Shop, tightens a protective shield onto the ANDRILL core splitter he designed for the five-nation, UNL-led geological drilling program based in Antarctica. Jensen, a UNL graduate, spent over 500 hours on the design and build of the core splitter. Photo by Troy Fedderson/University Communications.

Shop expertise aids ANDRILL
Michael Jensen has no desire to follow his newest research-related creation into the field.

Traffic rolls across half of Big X
Summer construction has eliminated the 14th Street railroad crossing as a reason for campus tardiness.

Summer Construction Updates
North Stadium Expansion Project update unveiled
A transition to a new version of the UNL Web site was launched Aug. 14.

Other News
U.N. ambassador opens Thompson series
U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations John R. Bolton will lead off the 2006-07 E.N. Thompson Forum on World Issues at UNL with a lecture 3:30 p.m. Sept. 8 at the Lied Center for Performing Arts. Tickets will be distributed free for the lecture beginning Aug. 28.

Campus residence halls start year over capacity
Campus residence halls are filled beyond capacity for the first time in a number of years, prompting UNL Housing officials to house students in temporary rooms.

Expect delays as students return to UNL
Back-to-campus time will again see thousands of students moving in to residence halls this week. Faculty, staff, visitors and Lincoln residents should be aware of minor traffic delays in the City Campus vicinity because of closing of lanes and some congestion from move-in traffic, in addition to changing traffic patterns from the ongoing Antelope Valley construction.

UNL bus routes trimmed, garage-only route added
Construction, rider opinions and parking improvements have prompted Parking and Transit Services to update City Campus bus routes.

Students create tiles for Selleck dining hall
Ceramics students have added a splash of color to the Selleck Hall dining facility.

United Kingdom terror arrests delay UNL students' return
When officials in the United Kingdom uncovered a possible terrorist plot Aug. 10, the 70 UNL Nebraska at Oxford students were preparing for final exams and readying for the return trip to the United States.

Scientists link wind shift, Sandhills mega-drought
The Nebraska Sandhills is a region of gently rolling sand dunes blanketed with prairie grasses and wetlands, covering a quarter of the state and providing ideal habitat for wildlife and livestock.

From the Archives
Nisei Plaza

Sheldon exhibition celebrates sculpture gift
A sculpture gift from Germany will be celebrated in "Coming Home," a Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery exhibition opening Aug. 22.

Other Arts News
Great Plains Gallery presents Sutton's watercolor landscapes
Landscape architect Richard Sutton deals in images.

Trio opens Eisentrager•Howard schedule
The images of three photographers will open the new exhibition schedule for the Eisentrager•Howard Gallery in Richards Hall.

Coming of age movie to play at the Ross
A coming-of-age tale by first-time director Michael Kang opens Aug. 18 at the Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center.

Lied Center season features eight Broadway performances
Event tickets for the Lied Center for Performing Arts' 2006-2007 season are available for purchase.

Revamped galleries offer American art tour
A chronological tour of American art, from the early 19th century through today, is presented in the six revamped permanent collection galleries of the Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery.

Pinnel curates teapot exhibit
Pete Pinnel, professor of art, is curator of "The Art of the Teapot," an exhibition opening Sept. 1 at the Lux Center for the Arts.

American Life in Poetry
William Carlos Williams, one of our country's most influential poets and a New Jersey physician, taught us to celebrate daily life. Here Albert Garcia offers us the simple pleasures and modest mysteries of a single summer day.

For the Record

For the Record - Faculty and Staff
For the Record - Student Honors
Council funds professorship
Obituary - Vincent H. Dreeszen
Obituary - James "Jim" Roberts
In Brief

Trailside opens mammoth clash exhibit
Ashfall shows U.S. landmark designation
UNL Libraries announce deadlines for class reserves
Distance learning course open to classroom assistants
Blackboard to update course data
UNL forms public advisory panel to aid water-related programs
Fidelity counseling available Aug. 24
Bashford retirement reception Aug. 31
TIAA-CREF sessions offered in August
Conference planning and management moves
Botanical competition features grasses
Arboretum seeks award nominations
Sandhills lab to celebrate 25 years
Big Red Welcome to usher in new students, year