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FIELD WORK - UNL students Mary Naughtin and Travis Schafter measure temple blocks at the Gazipasha temple site. The research is...
 FIELD WORK - UNL students Mary Naughtin and Travis Schafter measure temple blocks at the Gazipasha temple site. The research is aimed at rebuilding the temple, which is remodeled in the image at top, right. Courtesy photos.

Temple Project
As he sees it, Art History professor Michael Hoff has one of the best gigs in town.

Top News
Historic Nebraska newspapers to go digital
Nebraska newspaper coverage of historical events and everyday life from 1880 through 1910 is going digital.

Army officer to discuss his Afghanistan experience
Major Robert Holbert will present the lecture, "Islam, Tribalism and the American Experience in Afghanistan," at 7 p.m. Sept. 21 in the Nebraska Union Auditorium.

NU general counsel to retire Dec. 31
Richard Wood, vice president and general counsel for the University of Nebraska, announced his retirement Sept. 13.

Multicultural Center progress report to be issued Sept. 26
A progress report on building plans for the new Multicultural Center will be presented at 3 p.m., Sept. 26 at the UNL Culture Center.

Other News
Bringing life to environmental science
Many of the children who attend Lincoln's McPhee Elementary School live in places where they are not able to run barefoot through grass in their yards or pick flowers from gardens.

Event to mark University Libraries' three-millionth volume
The University Libraries are preparing to welcome the three-millionth book to the university's research collection.

OutSpeaking group to train, educate on LGBTQ concerns
UNL's Out on Campus Speakers Bureau has joined with Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays and Citizens For Equal Protection to develop OutSpeaking, a collaborative effort to share information about lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and ally individuals and their communities.

Tool helps assess biofuel plant performance
Measuring the environmental performance of individual biofuel plants is increasingly important for this fast-growing industry. UNL agricultural researchers have developed a tool to assess greenhouse gas mitigation and energy efficiency of corn-based ethanol plants.

A Piece of University History
From the Archives

Award-winning bead exhibit at Hillestad through Sept. 28
The Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery is hosting an exhibit of award-winning beaded artworks through Sept. 28.

Other Arts News

Sartore to offer Sept. 23 movie talk
Photographer Joel Sartore will lead a discussion about the film "Manufactured Landscapes" in a movie talk at 2:45 p.m. Sept. 23 at the Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center. Admission is free for the movie talk, although admission to "Manufactured Landscapes" is at regular Ross prices. The film runs Sept. 21-27.

Tango Buenos Aires to play Lied Sept. 21
The passion and emotion of tango will ignite the stage when Tango Buenos Aires performs at the Lied Center for Performing Arts 7:30 p.m. Sept. 21. Dancing "The Four Seasons," the program traces the evolution of tango from the streets of Buenos Aires to ballrooms around the world.

Gallery dedication Sept. 28
UNL will dedicate the "Woods Family Gallery" at a public celebration Sept. 28 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery.

Executive Steel Band opens 'Free at 6' series Sept. 25
Music of the Caribbean will fill the air on East Campus when the Executive Steel Band performs a free outdoor concert at 6 p.m. on Sept. 25.

Sheldon Poetry Reading Sept. 21
A reading of prose from "Nebraska Presence: The State of Poetry" is 6:30 to 8 p.m. Sept. 21 at the Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery.

'Sex in Heartland' focus of 'Great Plains Great Books' series
The "Great Plains Great Books" series on NET Radio features "Sex in the Heartland" by Beth Bailey.

American Life in Poetry
North Carolina poet, Betty Adcock, has written scores of beautiful poems, almost all of them too long for this space. Here is an example of her shorter work, the telling description of a run-down border town.

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For the Record - Faculty, staff and students
In Brief

ACE forums draw about 100 faculty
Water-related research to be presented Oct. 12
Engineering camp for girls is Oct. 6
Wild Fruit and Nut Jam to engage the senses Oct. 6
Storm fells national champion cottonwood
Behlen Observatory open Sept. 21
Husker spikers on NET1 Sept. 21
Architecture lecture is Sept. 24
Blackboard training and certification offered
Homecoming office display contest Oct. 9
Plant science symposium offered Oct. 5
Faculty, staff parking available on game days
ASUN offers digital recorders to faculty
Research Council is accepting applications
NET Radio to feature stories of Nebraska soldiers in WWII
"The War" begins Sept. 23