Dalla expands research to include life stories of prostitutes in India

Mar 28th, 2013 | By | Category: Uncategorized

Less than 12 hours on the ground in India, Rochelle Dalla and a translator stood along a bustling Mumbai street trying to find a cab driver willing to venture into Asia’s second largest red-light district. The request to transport the women to Kamathipura made the cabbies uncomfortable — even if it was in broad daylight […]

Fulbright to send Harnisch to Georgia

Dec 16th, 2011 | By | Category: Uncategorized

As nations worldwide embrace an American view of education, teachers are in need of retooling their skills and approaches. A faculty member from UNL who is skilled in helping established teachers learn the skill of “assessment literacy,” will spend the first six months of 2012 in the Republic of Georgia, helping language teachers there to […]

Poser leads search for Fine and Performing Arts dean

Oct 31st, 2011 | By | Category: Uncategorized

A 12-member committee, led by Susan Poser, dean of the College of Law, has started the search process to forward candidates for a new dean of the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts. The committee was appointed by Ellen Weissinger, senior vice chancellor for academic affairs. In addition to Poser, other members of the […]

New Hires – February 2011

Apr 4th, 2011 | By | Category: Uncategorized

These new UNL employees were hired in February. For more information, contact Human Resources at 472-3101. Leslie Acree, Beadle Business Center, Supply Control Assistant Christopher Barber, Agronomy and Horticulture, Research Technologist I Julie Catalina, College of Education and Human Sciences, Grants Specialist Ross Els, Athletics, Assistant Football Coach Jason Farber, Operations Analysis, Senior Auditor Judith […]

Carlson named employee of year

May 7th, 2010 | By | Category: Uncategorized

Cathi Carlson, a custodian at Abel-Sandoz Residence Halls, was named UNL’s 2009-10 National Residence Hall Honorary Employee of the Year. She received the award during an April 25 banquet. Carlson “Cathi is a warm-hearted person and almost a motherly figure that keeps us all in check, while making this home away from home awesome,” wrote […]

Engineering student earns Goldwater Scholarship

Apr 29th, 2010 | By | Category: Uncategorized

Robert Jacobberger, a chemical and biomolecular engineering student, is the winner of a 2010 Goldwater Scholarship. The prestigious program awards approximately 300 scholarships per year throughout the nation to help develop highly qualified scientists, mathematicians, and engineers. Jacobberger, a junior from Omaha, said he plans to use the scholarship to obtain a doctorate in materials […]

Scarlet trims publication, will expand digitally

Apr 29th, 2010 | By | Category: April 29, 2010, Employee News, Uncategorized

As announced by Chancellor Harvey Perlman on April 21, budget reductions are bringing change to the Scarlet. Now in its 20th year, the Scarlet is reducing the number of print publications, from weekly to once a month. This will save as much as $16,000 annually in production and distribution costs. It will also free up […]

Smith to read, sign copies of new book

Apr 22nd, 2010 | By | Category: April 22, 2010, Employee News, Uncategorized

Victoria Smith, associate professor of history, will read from and sign copies of her newest book, “Captive Arizona, 1851-1900,” starting at 7 p.m., April 28 at the University Bookstore. “Captive Arizona,” published by the University of Nebraska Press, tells the story of kidnapping endemic in Arizona from the end of the Mexican-American War through statehood […]

‘Darwin the Dinosaur’ at the Lied April 27

Apr 22nd, 2010 | By | Category: Uncategorized

In a unique and innovative theater experience where electroluminescent, crayon-like creatures light up the stage, “Darwin the Dinosaur” tells a heart-warming tale of a dinosaur discovering the true meaning of love. The 7 p.m., April 27 performance is part of the Lied Center for Performing Arts’ Lied Family Series. A LiedFamFest pre-performance party begins at […]

From the Archives | Student Life

Apr 22nd, 2010 | By | Category: April 22, 2010, From the Archives, Uncategorized

A group of University of Nebraska students listen to records in the Nebraska Union in this photo dated in the 1950s. “From the Archives” is a regular Scarlet column. Photos and historical information provided by the University Archives. Suggest topics to Troy Fedderson at tfedderson2@unl.edu or 472-8515.