Jazz ‘n Blooms
| ||BLOOMING TOUR - UNL groundskeeper Michelle Dipple (far right) points out cone flowers in the Sheldon Wall Gardens during the June 5 Jazz in June Garden Tour. The opening week tour also featured a look at the Cather Garden, led by groundskeeper Amy Alderman. Photo by Troy Fedderson/University Communications.|
They stayed for the jazz, but were captivated by the blooms.
Shutterbugs' gift develops photo chair
A starving child covered in flies. A one-legged Romanian man, sniffing glue to satisfy his drug addiction.
Manderscheid named Arts and Sciences dean
David Manderscheid, chair and professor of mathematics at the University of Iowa, has accepted appointment as dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at UNL. The appointment, pending approval by the University of Nebraska Board of Regents, was announced May 22 by Barbara Couture, UNL's senior vice chancellor for academic affairs.
'Bright Idea' grows into brain injury support group
In 1995, Karen Hux, associate professor of special education at UNL, had a bright idea.
'Torn Notebook' rehab complete
Spiraling through a final coat of silver urethane paint, Michael van Enter felt good about a pending trip home to Dallas.
UNL upgrading 'clicker' technology
UNL is upgrading its Personal Response System technology, often called "Clicker" technology, to enhance speed and expand learning options available for users.
Thermostats, cooling systems adjusted to curtail energy costs
UNL is trimming summer cooling costs through minor adjustments to some campus thermostats and cooling systems.
Regents proposal to examine Whittier remodel
The University of Nebraska Board of Regents will meet June 14 at Varner Hall. Committee and task force meetings begin at 8 a.m. and the board meeting begins at 1 p.m.
Temple 'Sneak-a-Peek' is June 22
The Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film will be dedicated Oct. 12 during UNL's Homecoming weekend. The public's first chance to see the renovated Temple Building will be at the Nebraska Repertory Theatre's "Sneak-a-Peek" event June 22, as well as during the Nebraska Rep's 40th anniversary season, which begins July 5.
Movies on the Green open July 12 with 'Kramer vs. Kramer'
The stars will shine again on City Campus as the Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center and the University Program Council unspool the annual Jensen's Cinema 16 Collection Movies on the Green series.
Cornhusker Summer Music Games are July 25
The UNL Band Program will host the Cornhusker Summer Music Games Drum Corps International competition July 25 at Memorial Stadium.
'Everything's Gone Green' at the Ross June 22
The coming-of-age tale, "Everything's Gone Green" opens June 22 at the Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center.
'Fountain Frolics' offered Thursdays
The University Program Council is again hosting "Fountain Frolics," a Thursday lunchtime feature this summer.
American Life in Poetry
I've talked a lot in this column about poetry as celebration, about the way in which a poem can make an ordinary experience seem quite special. Here's the celebration of a moment on a campus somewhere, anywhere. The poet is Juliana Gray, who lives in New York. I especially like the little comic surprise with which it closes.