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   from the issue of February 3, 2005

Big Red Road Show Feb. 13 at Qwest Center


UNL presents the 3rd annual Big Red Road Show at Qwest Center Omaha Feb. 13 from 1-4 p.m. The Big Red Road Show is an open house event for students of all ages and adults to learn more about the academic and student life programs at the university.

Families enjoyed hands-on activites and experiments at the 2004 Big Red Road Show in Omaha.
 Families enjoyed hands-on activites and experiments at the 2004 Big Red Road Show in Omaha.

More than 75 interactive exhibits, live performances, and appearances by Husker legends Roger Craig and Peaches James will be open to the public, and admission is free of charge. Sponsors for the event include Channel 94.1 FM, Old Chicago, and Wells Fargo.

Representatives from UNL undergraduate colleges and graduate studies departments, and student affairs offices such as Scholarships and Financial Aid, Career Services, and Admissions will be on hand. Channel 94.1 FM will have a live radio remote on site.

Highlights of the event include:

• Autographs from former NFL All-Pro and Husker running back Roger Craig and former Husker and 2004 Big 12 Softball Player-of-the-Year Peaches James.
• Exhibits, including chemistry demonstrations and N World.
• Explore Nebraska Engineering.
• Dances with Cranes.
• PhD in Phunn.
• Ask the Master Gardener.
• Snakes of Nebraska.
• Appearance by Lil' Red.
• Kids Zone.
• University prizes and giveaways.

The following are the presentation and performance schedules:
Presentations: (occurring in Room 216, upstairs in the Qwest Center)

1:20 - Scholarships and Financial Aid Presentation
2:20 - High School Senior Presentation
3:20 - High School Junior Presentation

Stage Performances:
1:30 - Big Red Express Pep Band and Spirit Squad
2:15 - Scarlet & Cream Singers
3:00 - Jazz Ensemble

All attendees should enter the Qwest Convention Center doors. More information about the Big Red Road Show will be available on the Web at



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