UNL is moving forward with construction of a new, $44.7 million veterinary diagnostic center on East Campus. A groundbreaking event is 4 p.m. April 29 on the northwest side of the current Veterinary Diagnostic Center. The new center is scheduled to open in 2017.
They may deal in gold, atomic staples and electron volts rather than cement, support beams and kilowatt-hours, but chemists led by UNL's Xiao Cheng Zeng have drafted new nanoscale blueprints for low-energy structures capable of housing pharmaceuticals and oxygen atoms.
Having ventured through seven nations, Jennifer Gotrik can reasonably claim the title of world traveler. The August 2014 graduate will make a second trip to Turkey in the fall, this time as one of five UNL students who earned Fulbright English Teaching Assistantships.
UNL's Outdoor Adventures Center earned a gold-level Bicycle Friendly Business award from the League of American Bicyclists. It is only the second Nebraska group to earn the award, which honors employers for encouraging a more welcoming atmosphere for bicycling employees, customers and the community.
The 2014 Tony Award winner for best musical, "A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder," will launch its first national tour in September, including a six-show run at the Lied Center for Performing Arts. The production, which will stop at UNL from Oct. 29 to Nov. 1, is part of the Lied's 2015-2016 season.
In The News UNL in the National and Global Spotlight
- Slate.com: Is the end of the avocado nigh?
- DownBeat magazine: Poncho Sanchez teaches master class at UNL
- Daily Kos: "Standing on Sacred Ground" to premiere on WORLD Channel
- Broadway World: Kennedy Center announces college theater award winners
- Chicago Tribune: A mythic tale of a prosperous family undone by fate
Big Events on Campus
A weeklong Glenn Korff School of Music residency by Brazilian professor Liane Hentschke may help expand international opportunities available at UNL. Her visit was spurred by an invitation from John Richmond, director of the School of Music.
A $4.5 million addition to the University of Nebraska College of Law to open in fall 2016 will literally move the college’s clinical programs front and center. A groundbreaking ceremony for the project is 4:30 p.m. April 10.
UNL engineers and the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory have designed a next-generation temperature sensor set to improve the measurement of oceanic dynamics that shape marine biology, climate patterns and military operations.