ABOUT THE SCARLET search articles: 

Cover Story
CO-AUTHORS - Aaron Raz Link and his mother, English professor Hilda Raz, are co-authors of the book
 CO-AUTHORS - Aaron Raz Link and his mother, English professor Hilda Raz, are co-authors of the book "What Becomes You." Photo by Sara Pipher/University Communications.

A tale of mother and son
It takes time and patience for a mother and son to write a book together.

Top News
Research may change views on DNA tests
A doctoral candidate, a biologist who specializes in fish genetics and a psychologist focused on monkey behavior teamed up to make an exciting new discovery that can change scientists' views of genetic testing.

Teaching rewarding, stressful for Native graduates
This is the last of a two-part series on UNL's Indigenous Roots Teacher Education Program. This story centers on students currently enrolled in the program. The March 29 story will feature program graduates who are teaching in Nebraska's Native American schools.

Sheldon renovations begin in April
Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery will undergo significant exterior renovations this summer. Primary elements of the project include installing a new roof, repairing and replacing travertine stones on the plinth and parapet and rebuilding the entrance stairways.

Other News
'Big Event' projected to draw 1,500 volunteers
For the second consecutive year, UNL will host "The Big Event" on March 31. This national, one-day service project is organized and executed by students as a way to give back to the community that has hosted them through their academic careers.

Former tribal president to open Ethnic Studies Week
The Institute for Ethnic Studies at UNL will hold its annual Ethnic Studies week April 2-6.

Milk carbohydrate shows ability to stymie bacterial infection
Certain carbohydrates found naturally in milk can help prevent harmful bacteria from settling in the gastro-intestinal tract and causing disease, according to UNL research.

Evenings of Dance open March 29
The UNL Dance Program will be presenting the annual faculty and guest artist dance concert, "Evenings of Dance," March 29 to April 1 in the Lied Center for Performing Arts' Johnny Carson Theater.

Other Arts News
J Days 'Freedom Sings' is April 12
"Freedom Sings," a live multimedia performance celebrating freedom of expression in America, will be presented at 7:30 p.m. April 12, at the Lied Center for Performing Arts.

Theatrix serves up
"Popcorn," a dark comedy presented by Theatrix, the student production group in the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film, opens March 29 at the Haymarket Theatre, 803 Q St.

'Namesake' begins Ross run March 30
"The Namesake," a film about ties to family and birthplace and the loneliness of living far from home, opens March 30 at the Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center.


American Life in Poetry
At some time many of us will have to make a last visit to a house where aged parents lived out their days. Here Marge Saiser beautifully compresses one such farewell.

For the Record

McWilliams, Svatora receive Kudos Award
Five advance in associate to chancellor job search
For the Record - Faculty, Staff and Students
Programs collect Woods fund awards
Cooper awards to assist three UNL programs
Professors to be honored at Great Plains IDEA event
Plains book prize finalists announced
In Brief

Warnings system test is April 4
System administrators advised to check all servers for SSNs
Astronomer to discuss black holes
Big Red Road Show rolls to S. Sioux City
Big Red Road Show rolls to S. Sioux City
Advanced Scholars program offers college credit to high school students
Grasslands lecture to examine future of rural communities
Talk to focus on water dispute in New Mexico
Hurt Book Sale is April 13-14
Emeigh retirement party is April 6
Retirement reception for van Rossum is April 13
Plant sale to benefit IQSC
TIAA-CREF counseling available in April
Fidelity consultant on campus April 16-17
Online form available for summer project estimate7
Student employee week is April 1-7
NET special offers tax advice
Correction - Union golfers clarified