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STORM MEMORIES - Trees around Architecture Hall following the October 1997 snow storm.
 STORM MEMORIES - Trees around Architecture Hall following the October 1997 snow storm.

1997 blizzard remembered
Jeff Culbertson knew it was going to be bad.

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Time capsule, pine commemorate storm
Future generations may get the chance to dig up a jar of history - if a newly planted Bosnian pine is ever moved or dies.

UNL rated 8th best place to work in academia
Readers of The Scientist rated UNL eighth in the magazine's annual "Best Places to Work in Academia" rankings, announced Oct. 30.

Narain offers E.N. Thompson Lecture Nov. 12
Sunita Narain, an advocate for environmentally sustainable development, will deliver the next E.N. Thompson Forum lecture, "Changing Nature in an Unequal World," at 7 p.m. Nov. 12 at the Lied Center for Performing Arts.

Grant fuels dance, computer science collaboration
Dance troupes usually don't look to computer scientists for artistic inspiration, nor do computer scientists seek dancers for programming advice. But UNL's Lied Center for Performing Arts is bringing the two together - along with other academic departments and a rehabilitation hospital - to see what new discoveries develop.

Space law expert accepts teaching post
Internationally renowned Space Law expert Frans von der Dunk will join the University of Nebraska College of Law faculty next semester to teach in its new Space and Telecommunications Law program.

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Regents to review $16M universitywide student information system request
The University of Nebraska Board of Regents will meet Nov. 9 at Varner Hall. Committee meetings begin at 8 a.m. and the board meeting begins at 1 p.m.

Perlman, Kostelnik issue call for Combined Campaign giving
Verbatem - Harvey Perlman, chancellor, and Marjorie Kostelnik, dean of Education and Human Sciences, issued this Nov. 1 e-mail about the Combined Campaign.

Masters Week activities run to Nov. 10
UNL will celebrate Masters Week, with four outstanding alumni returning to campus, Nov. 7-10.

Groundwater declines slowed in Nebraska
Groundwater levels in Nebraska slowed their decline and even rose in some areas last year, according to data compiled by UNL researchers.

UCARE grant helps fuel digital archiving project
When he approached the chair of the history department and asked for help finding a research project, senior political science and history major Michael Dozler had no idea that he would end up involved with cutting edge digital archiving.

Hillestad highlights dye techniques in 'Unfurled: Expressive Cloth' exhibit
A diverse set of internationally known artists are exhibiting printed, dyed, embellished and altered fabrics in "Unfurled: Expressive Cloth" at UNL's Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery through Nov. 23.

Other Arts News

IQSC opening is March 30
The grand opening of the new International Quilt Study Center will be 1:30-4:30 p.m. March 30 at the center's new building at 33rd and Holdrege streets.

Mozart, lives of women movies open Nov. 9 at the Ross
Movies exploring the lives of Wolfgang Mozart and women from around the globe open Nov. 9 at the Mary Ripema Ross Media Arts Center.

Director to discuss 'Flying' film at Nov. 9 brown bag
Jennifer Fox will lead a brown-bag discussion on her documentary "Flying: Confessions of a Free Woman," 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 9 in the Culture Center Multipurpose Room.


'PostSecret' author Warren to deliver Nov. 8 lecture
The University Program Council presents "PostSecret" author Frank Warren at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 8 in the Regency Suite of the Nebraska Union.

'Sheldon Survey' exhibit opens Nov. 9
"Sheldon Survey: An Invitational" opens Nov. 9 at the Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery.

American Life in Poetry
Here's a fine seasonal poem by Todd Davis, who lives and teaches in Pennsylvania. It's about the drowsiness that arrives with the early days of autumn. Can a bear imagine the future? Surely not as a human would, but perhaps it can sense that the world seems to be slowing toward slumber. Who knows?

For the Record

Zeng elected AAAS fellow
Coble awarded Sellers Professorship of History
In Brief

Thanksgiving holiday to alter Scarlet schedule
Olson Seminar explores urban farming
Youth beef symposium Nov. 17-19
International Education Week activities are Nov. 12-16
'Angel Investor' faculty forum offered Nov. 13
Student campaign event Nov. 15
Economics Day events are Nov. 7
NET-TV to honor veterans Nov. 11
'Dawn of Space Age' opens Nov. 11 at Mueller Planetarium
Perimeter shuttle bus route changes announced
Parking advisory meeting is Nov. 13
UAAD to meet Nov. 14
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