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PHOTO TIME - Tony (center, on barrel), played by T. Doyle Levertt, poses as his picture is taken during the second...
 PHOTO TIME - Tony (center, on barrel), played by T. Doyle Levertt, poses as his picture is taken during the second scene of "The Most Happy Fella." Photo by Troy Fedderson/University Communications.

Opera 'Most Happy' to open
The big voices of "The Most Happy Fella" struck a chord with Ariel Bybee.

Top News
IANR impacts gauged
The Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources at UNL annually returns at least $15 in benefits to Nebraskans for every dollar of state support, making it "a primary engine for economic and social sustainability," a new study says.

Rilett to guide new center for transportation
The university has established a new state transportation center to better coordinate and fund transportation research and to strengthen the state's economy and infrastructures of the future.

Study digs for new information on childrens' memories
A group of 3-year-olds are digging their weekly visits to UNL.

Other News
'Dr. Tom' settles easily into new role
Tom Osborne enjoyed representing Nebraska - but something was missing in Washington.

Barnes to teach, perform in China, South Korea
Paul Barnes, associate professor of piano and co-chair of the piano area in the School of Music, will perform and teach in China and South Korea March 5-21 as part of a sabbatical project.

Gospel Extravaganza - Big 12 Conference on Black Student Government
FROZEN EMOTION - (Top) Jennifer Young, a UNL communications studies major from Omaha, and her brother, Teddy Young of Wayne State College, perform as mimes during the Feb. 16 Gospel Extravaganza at Pershing Center. The Gospel Extravaganza, part of the 30th annual Big 12 Conference on Black Student Government hosted by UNL Feb. 15-18, included a number of acts, including singing by (bottom) Toyin Alabi of Lincoln.

A Piece of University History
From the Archives
Samuel ZaZa Childs Westerfield

Comic book artist Chris Ware (second from left) reacts to a question from Aaron Coleman (far right), assistant Web developer with University Communications, during the Feb. 16 artist talk and reception for Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery exhibitions "Comic Art from the Permanent Collection" and "Chris Ware." Both exhibitions are open through April 29. Photo by Tom White/Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery.

Other Arts News
Celebration of grad student work is March 2
The Van Brunt Visitors Center will host a multi-discipline celebration of graduate student work from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 2. The event is free and open to the public.

Exhibits reflect quilt symposium theme
The Lux Center for the Arts will host two textile exhibitions in conjunction with the International Quilt Study Center's third biennial symposium.

Haydon Gallery hosts art quilts
The Haydon Art Center will host the American premier of the exhibit, "European Art Quilts IV," March 1-24. The exhibit coincides with the International Quilt Study Center's symposium, "Traditions and Trajectories: Education and the Quiltmaker," March 1-3.

Don Quixote takes Lied March 2
The five-time Tony Award-winning musical, "Man of La Mancha" plays the Lied Center for Performing Arts on March 2.

Chieftains to play March 1
The Chieftains, a traditional Irish music group, will perform at 7:30 p.m. March 1 at the Lied Center for Performing Arts.

Producer offers Feb. 22 screening
Academy Award-winning producer Chris Donahue will screen and discuss his latest documentary, "Be Good, Smile Pretty," at 7 p.m. Feb. 22 at the Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center.

'Our Daily Bread,' 'The Secret Life of Words' open Feb. 23 at the Ross
The path of food - from field to dinner table - is traced in Nickolaus Geyrhalter's documentary, "Our Daily Bread," opening Feb. 23 at the Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center.

Undergrad competition opens Feb. 26
The 19th annual Undergraduate Art Competition is Feb. 26 to March 22 at the Eisentrager•Howard Gallery in Richards Hall.

American Life in Poetry
My maternal grandparents got their drinking water from a well in the yard, and my disabled uncle carried it sloshing to the house, one bucket of hard red water early every morning. I couldn't resist sharing this lovely little poem by Minnesota poet, Sharon Chmielarz.

For the Record

For the Record - Faculty, Staff and Students
65 selected for Nebraska Young Artist awards
University of Nebraska Press books earn honors
In Brief

'Dinos and Disasters' to storm Morrill Hall
Planetarium to debut new show Feb. 24
Eating disorders awareness week events begin Feb. 26
Civil Rights movement topic for Feb. 27 Knoll lecture
Patriot doubles to offer March 1 presentation
Farm bill meetings set in four Nebraska cities
Libraries faculty open house March 1
Fountain ground breaking, spaghetti splash March 2
Annual spring blood drive begins Feb. 27
Kadavy retirement reception is March 6
March 1 lecture explores improving performance
Applications sought for UNL Extension camps
Wine forum, trade show is March 2-3 in Kearney
Health Center expands HIV antibody testing
Information available for hiring foreign faculty
Prep swimming, diving event airs Feb. 24 on NET