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WAY BACK - James Wilson, UNL graduate student and director of the East Campus Choir, tells choir members to sing loud...
 WAY BACK - James Wilson, UNL graduate student and director of the East Campus Choir, tells choir members to sing loud enough to be heard at the back of the Hardin Hall auditorium. Photo by Troy Fedderson/University Communications.

Choir Revival
The sounds of a forgotten campus tradition are stirring in the corridors of Hardin Hall.

Top News
Freshman enrollment largest in 24 years
With 4,235 first-time, full-time freshmen, UNL has its largest freshman class since 1982.

Antelope Valley's 'Big T' to transition into 'Big X'
Antelope Valley construction is poised for one final run through City Campus.

UNL Czech language program celebrates 100 year milestone
The UNL Czech program - the longest-running Czech language program in the United States - is celebrating 100 years of teaching Czech language and literature this fall.

Other News
Following a father
Setting down her custom table tennis paddle, Sylvana Airan slips back in time, into an afternoon of dress up.

Free Campus Rec membership offered for October
Campus Recreation is offering free trial memberships for the month of October.

Group offers interactions for women from around the world
A new conversation group for women from around the world meets every Tuesday from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the University Lutheran Chapel.

A Piece of University History
From the Archives - Karlis Ulmanis
On Sept. 4, members of the United Latvian Evangelical Lutheran Church of Lincoln placed a bouquet of flowers by the bust of Karlis Ulmanis in Love Library. The flowers commemorate the 130th birthday of Ulmanis, a 1909 University of Nebraska graduate who became the first prime minister of an independent Latvia and president of Latvia (1936-1940).

PBS to premiere Kuroki documentary Sept. 17
At the time, Ben Kuroki may have seemed an unlikely hero.

Other Arts News
WWII programming complements Burns’ ‘The War' series
"Most Honorable Son" is included in a series of PBS programs complementing "The War," a series by Ken Burns, running Sept. 23-26, Sept. 30-Oct. 2. All "The War" broadcasts begin at 7 p.m. on NET1. NET Television-produced programming that will compliment "The War" includes:

Book prize winner opens Olson Seminars Sept. 19
Michael Tate, who received the Great Plains Distinguished Book Prize for his book, "Indians and Emigrants: Encounters on the Overland Trails," will deliver the fall's first Paul A. Olson Seminar in Great Plains Studies. Tate's presentation will begin at 3:30 p.m., Sept. 19 at the Great Plains Art Museum.

Ross to host experimental cinema expo
The International Experimental Cinema Exposition is bringing two specialized programs to the Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center for a one-day run.

'Sheldon Connections 3' exhibition opens Sept. 14
Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery will host an opening reception for "Connections 3," 5 to 7 p.m., Sept. 14.

School of Music offers organist training
The School of Music is offering the church organist training program in 2007-08.

Plains Song Review seeks submissions
Plains Song Review, a contemporary literary and arts journal published by the Center for Great Plains Studies, has issued a call for submissions.

American Life in Poetry
Our poet this week is 16-year-old Devon Regina DeSalva of Los Angeles, California, who says she wrote this poem to get back at her mother, only to find that her mother loved the poem.

For the Record

Hejny named director of Nebraska LEAD program
For the Record - Faculty, Staff and Students
Employee Shifts
In Brief

Thompson Forum is Sept. 13
Microsoft COO offers Sept. 14 lecture
ACE open forums are Sept. 14, 17
Fraud awareness information available for review online
Natural resources series begins Sept. 18
St. Mark's book sale Sept. 14-16
Husker, USC football game presented at the Ross Sept. 15
Schulze reception Sept. 21
Libraries catalog down Sept. 13 due to upgrade
'Serving Students' seminar is Oct. 16
Human Resources offers supervisor seminar Oct. 3
Laboratory safety series begins Sept. 18
Phi Beta Delta seeks nominations by Sept. 21
Northeast Upward Bound has new address
Campus Rec hosts '7 Habits' workshop
Observatory public night is Sept. 21
'Aspire to Inspire Before You Expire' is Oct. 6
Bowling league begins Sept. 19
Husker volleyball plays four matches on local, national TV