Posts Tagged ‘ Laura White ’

White finds unique ways to engage students

Apr 15th, 2010 | By | Category: April 15, 2010, Campus News, Issue

How do you get 21st century students fired up about 19th century literature? If you’re Laura White, you jump and exclaim and shout the enthusiasm right into them. “I want them to get excited,” said the associate professor of English. “(One) class this semester is on Victorian poetry and I’ve taken to coming in and […]

Agee, Zeng, White, Psychology win NU honors

Mar 25th, 2010 | By | Category: Campus News, Issue, March 25, 2010

Three UNL professors and one campus department were selected among the 2010 winners of the university’s most prestigious awards for research, teaching and engagement. “It’s important that we take this opportunity to recognize the outstanding work done by our faculty members,” said James B. Milliken, NU president. “The strength of the university depends on its […]

UNL to host ‘Celebrating Darwin’s Legacy’ symposium March 26-28

Feb 19th, 2009 | By | Category: Campus News, February 19, 2009, Issue

“Celebrating Darwin’s Legacy” is the theme of the Center for Great Plains Studies’ 35th interdisciplinary symposium March 26-28. The symposium will bring a diverse group of scholars to UNL in recognition of the bicentennial anniversary of Charles Darwin’s birth and the 150th anniversary of his “Origin of Species.” The conference will open March 26 at […]