Sheldon adds eight pieces to collection
The renewal of a tradition that delivered art by then-unknowns Edward Hopper, Robert Motherwell and Willem de Kooning to UNL has expanded the Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery's permanent collection with the purchase of eight works from today's up and coming artists.
Postcard, website launch retention campaign
Retaining UNL students goes beyond data - those percentage points are real, live students. And keeping students here at UNL is everyone's job.
Second grant keeps outreach center rolling
Getting along with the neighbors can either be a delight or a chore.
Journalist to discuss rise of EU
The quiet rise of the European Union - from statecraft experiment to world power - will be traced when journalist T.R. Reid delivers the next E.N. Thompson Forum on World Issues talk, 7 p.m. Feb. 15 at the Lied Center for Performing Arts.
State of the University speech available online
The voice of James B. Milliken, NU president, has joined that of UNL Chancellor Harvey Perlman on the Web.
Professor brings university physics to rural Nebraska
Kenneth Bloom grew up near New York City and has spent most of his life near metropolitan areas. The presence of schools in Nebraska's wide-open, rural spaces, far-removed from the facilities and expertise of the state's metropolitan universities, spurred the assistant professor of physics and astronomy at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln to think of ways to bring science assets to more students.
'iTunes U' pops onto university playlist
Information Services is working with Apple Computer to expand the UNL campus. While there is no building construction slated, the results promise to be groundbreaking. "iTunes U" is the latest innovation from the company that produces the iPod, iTunes Music store and the Mac personal computer.
FROM THE ARCHIVES
Eklund to direct 'Requiem' concert
Nearly 300 students will be involved in a performance of "Requiem, K626" by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart at the Lied Center for Performing Arts Feb. 17.
Best picture nominee 'Capote' continues to show at the Ross
Nominated for over 30 awards - including the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor to Philip Seymour Hoffman - "Capote" is playing through Feb. 16 at the Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center.
'Syrian Bride' plays through Feb. 16
"The Syrian Bride," a comedic drama tracing the marriage of a Druze woman from the Golan Heights, Israel, is playing at the Ross through Feb. 16.
'Darwin's Nightmare' movie talk is Feb. 12
"Darwin's Nightmare," an examination of the underbelly of globalization, is the focus of the next Movie Talk series sponsored by the Friends of the Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center at 4:30 p.m. Feb. 12.
American Life in poetry
Poets are experts at holding mirrors to the world. Here Anne Caston, from Alaska, shows us a commonplace scene. Haven't we all been in this restaurant for the Sunday buffet? Caston overlays the picture with language that, too, is ordinary, even sloganistic, and overworn. But by zooming in on the joint of meat and the belly-up fishes floating in butter, she compels us to look more deeply into what is before us, and a room that at first seemed humdrum becomes.