Obituary – Julie Poykko-Post

Apr 1st, 2011 | By | Category: Feb. 24, Obituaries

Julie Poykko-Post, 57, Lincoln, died Jan. 26. She worked as a senior grants coordinator in Sponsored Programs. Poykko-Post was born July 13, 1953 in Gackle, N.D., to Wesley and Joyce Poykko. She graduated from Gackle Public Schools, received an undergraduate degree from the University of Wyoming and a post-graduate degree from North Dakota State University. […]

UNOPA founder Frolik dies at 101

Dec 23rd, 2010 | By | Category: Campus News, Obituaries

Rose Frolik, the founder and first president of the University of Nebraska Office Professionals Association, died Dec. 21. She was 101. She worked at the university for 22 years, starting in 1947, and founded UNOPA in 1962. She worked to establish a professional certification program for office personnel. She was a graduate of Gothenburg High […]

Obituary – James Cole

Oct 11th, 2010 | By | Category: Obituaries

James Cole, a longtime professor in UNL’s psychology department and a staunch defender of academic freedom, died Aug. 15. He was 75. Cole, of Lincoln, had experienced multiple health problems. He had recently been hospitalized with pneumonia. He was an emeritus professor of psychology and longtime director of the Clinical Psychology Training Program. He joined […]

Obituary – Robert Manley

Oct 11th, 2010 | By | Category: Obituaries

A life celebration for Robert Manley is 2 to 4 p.m., Sept. 19 at the Midtown Holiday Inn, 2503 S. Locust Ave., in Grand Island. The event will look at Manley’s life in song and story. Manley, a former UNL instructor and Nebraska historian, died in October 2008 at age 80. The Sept. 19 celebration […]

Obituary – Daniel T. Walters

Oct 11th, 2010 | By | Category: Obituaries

Daniel T. Walters, 59, professor of agronomy, died Aug. 17. Walters was born March 24, 1951 in Chicago, Ill. He attended St. Juliana grade school, Loyola Academy, and the University of Illinois in Champaign. After serving with his wife, Janet Lynn Walters, as Peace Corps volunteers, teaching in El Zamorano, Honduras, he continued his exploration […]

Obituary – Norman R. Schneider

Jul 15th, 2010 | By | Category: July 15, Obituaries

Norman R. Schneider, 67, of rural Ceresco, died July 5. Schneider was a veterinary toxicologist in the department of veterinary and biomedical sciences at UNL. Schneider was born March 28, 1943 in Ellsworth, Kan., to Henry and Irene Schneider. Growing up on a cattle ranch and wheat farm near Dorrance, Kan., Schneider was valedictorian of […]

Obituary - Peter J. Worth

May 7th, 2010 | By | Category: May 6, 2010, Obituaries

Peter J. Worth, former chairman of the Department of Art and Art History, died May 3. He was 93. Worth was a well-known and well-respected art historian and working artist. He was associated with the university from 1948 until his retirement in 1987. Born in Suffolk, England, he came to the United States in 1948. […]

Obituary – Clifford M. Hardin

Apr 5th, 2010 | By | Category: Obituaries

Clifford M. Hardin, chancellor of the University of Nebraska from 1954-1968, died at his home in Lincoln April 4. He was 94. Among his survivors is Cynthia Hardin Milligan, dean emeritus of the College of Business Administration at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Clifford M. Hardin UNL Chancellor Harvey Perlman called Hardin “the founder of the […]

Obituary – Robert F. Guenter

Mar 4th, 2010 | By | Category: Issue, March 4, 2010, Obituaries

Robert F. Guenter, former professor of architecture, died Feb. 23 in Lincoln. He was 81. A New Jersey native and veteran of the U.S. Army, he earned his Bachelor of Science in architectural engineering and his Masters of Architecture degrees from the University of Kansas. He joined the University of Nebraska architecture faculty in 1965 […]

Obituary – Carolyn J. Einspahr

Mar 4th, 2010 | By | Category: Issue, March 4, 2010, Obituaries

Carolyn J. (Homolka) Einspahr, a 30-plus year employee of the University of Nebraska Press, died Feb. 21. She was 54. Einspahr was assistant production manager at the NU Press. She worked with designers and typesetters, procured artwork and author approvals and other duties during her tenure, said Donna Shear, NU Press director. “Every person at […]