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Museum lands 'The Great Quilt' donation
A historic bicentennial quilt, "The Great Quilt," is being donated to the International Quilt Study Center and Museum.

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Calligraphy Workshop - March 6 Japan Festival
Mutsumi Matsubara, a Japanese calligraphy expert, gives a lesson to Lincoln resident Jordan Warkow as others look on during the March 6 Japan Festival in the Nebraska Union. The event was sponsored by UNL's Japanese program and the Consulate General of Japan-Chicago. Photo by Troy Fedderson/University Communications.

Firefly to replace ESS on April 14
UNL faculty and staff will soon have a new portal to access their personal information. What was the University of Nebraska's Employee Self Service system will become "Firefly" beginning April 14.

Enders collects $400K NSF award
A physicist who joined UNL less than a year ago has landed one of the most prestigious awards available for faculty early in their careers.

Study tracks cost of sowing switchgrass for ethanol
The on-farm cost of producing switchgrass for cellulosic ethanol averages about $60 per ton, according to a new study by a UNL agricultural economist and others.

Other News
Phishing scams target UNL e-mail account
A phishing scam is taking aim at reeling in information from UNL e-mail accounts.

Extension program helps train better guardians
Keith Andersen had to make a big adjustment for his family.


A Piece of University History
From the Archives - Ellen Smith
Hired in 1877, Ellen Smith was the first woman faculty member at the University of Nebraska.

Sheldon adopts new name
UNL's American art museum has been renamed the Sheldon Museum of Art. The name of Sheldon's dedicated support organization has also been updated to the Sheldon Art Association.

Other Arts News
MFA thesis exhibitions open March 24
A series of three MFA Thesis Exhibitions opens March 24 at the Eisentrager•Howard Gallery in Richards Hall.

James' quilt exhibit opens March 26 at Modern Arts Midwest
New work by quilt artist Michael James will be presented in the exhibition "The Life in a Day," opening March 26 at Modern Arts Midwest, 800 P St. An opening reception is 6-9 p.m. March 26.

'Taxi From the Dark Side' rolls into the Ross March 14
"Taxi from the Dark Side," an Academy Award-winning documentary about the Bush administration's use of torture when dealing with political prisoners, opens March 14 at the Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center.

O'Brien reading is March 27
Acclaimed novelist Tim O'Brien will give a reading at 7:30 p.m. March 27 in the auditorium of the Nebraska Union.

Lightning Bugs to play March 20 'Free at 6'
The Free at 6 series at the Lied Center for Performing Arts continues with a 6 p.m. March 20 performance by The Lightning Bugs.

'Last Year on the Farm' exhibit extended through March 27
The Great Plains Art Museum has extended through March 27 the exhibition of Texas artist V.... Vaughan's daily plein air paintings documenting the last days on her family's multi-generational farm.

For the Record

Bassford, Fischer win UAAD honors
19 faculty members selected to serve on ACE committees
For the Record - Faculty, Staff and Students
Employee Shifts
In Brief

Nebraska Lecture nominees sought
Diversity group meets March 25
Next Scarlet prints March 27
Symposium on Motivation is April 14-15
UNL groups join March 18 'Teachers' Night Out' event
Severe Weather Symposium is March 29
32nd Language Fair is March 13
Information Services offers SANS security training
Review haz-mat regulations online
Credit union offers free budgeting software
'Healthy Landscapes' workshop is March 20