Remote teaching | Photo of the Week

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Remote teaching | Photo of the Week

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Craig Chandler | University Communication

As dusk turns to night, Walker Pickering, assistant professor of art, rehearses a photography course lecture from his backyard sunroom on April 1.

In response to the threat of the 2019 novel coronavirus, the University of Nebraska–Lincoln shifted to remote access coursework on March 30. Learn more about how faculty adjusted to the change.

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March 13 | Celebrating the arts

Members of Nebraska Steel, a steel drum band for students in the Glenn Korff School of Music, smile as they perform during the third annual Arts Advocacy Day on March 6.




March 6 | Love Gala

Hieu Ngo, a first-year interior design major, dances during the Love Gala, which was held Feb. 28 at the Wick Alumni Center. The event, organized by the Office of Academic Services and Intercultural Services, closed out the university's Black History Month observance. The annual gala allows participants to celebrate love for themselves, others and different cultures.




Feb. 28 | Let the good times roll

Steam wafts from a pot of chicken and sausage gumbo stirred by Ron White, assistant food service manager at the Massengale Dining Center. The dish was featured on the Mardi Gras menu served at the East Campus dining center on Feb. 25.

White, who is from New Orleans, prepares his family's traditional Louisiana recipes for the annual event. The work — which included distinct lunch and dinner menus — was featured on Lincoln's KLKN TV station.

(Clockwise, from top left) Katie Steffen, a junior from Beatrice, eats crawfish prepared for the Mardi Gras meal. The celebration included king cake, which is a Fat Tuesday tradition. Dishes featured during the special meal are family recipes provided by Ron White, shown here smiling while moving a hot pan in the East Campus dining center.



Feb. 21 | A Thousand Words

Actor Philip Crawford (in black morph suit), a junior theatre arts major, performs as the grandpa character in the Nebraska Repertory Theatre's production of "A Thousand Words" on Feb. 19. The original play by students in a course led by Andy Park, the Rep's artistic director, features more than 100 large-scale puppets. The grandpa character features two puppeteers, with Crawford controlling the main body and left arm, and Matt Blom, a sophomore theatre arts major, operating the right arm.




Feb. 14 | Career connection

Nick Vetter, a junior management major, meets with a Nelnet recruiter during the 2020 Spring Career Fair. The fair included 160 companies from across the country looking to connect Nebraska students with both job and internship opportunities. Read more about the 2020 Spring Career Fair.




Feb. 7 | Celebrating Rwanda

A choir of Huskers sings during the University of Nebraska–Lincoln's Rwanda Night celebration in the Nebraska Union's Centennial Room on Feb. 1. The annual event feature Rwandan-inspired cuisine, dancing and traditional music.




Jan. 31 | Healthy space

Erica Ryherd looks in on Ah'Mel, a patient at Nebraska Medicine’s Newborn Intensive Care Unit in Omaha. Ah'Mel was born Nov. 29, 2019 with a birth weight of 1.68 pounds. Ryherd, an associate professor in the Durham School of Architectural Engineering and Construction, is working to make NICUs better for the young patients. She specializes in noise control, architectural acoustics, environmental noise, and human response to the built environment.




Jan. 24 | Shining moment

Ruby Bridges receives a standing ovation after speaking on her experiences as one of the first black children to attend an all-white school in New Orleans. Bridges was the keynote speaker during the university’s MLK Week observance.




Jan. 17 | Presidential tour

Chancellor Ronnie Green (left) points out the C.Y. Thompson Library renovation to Ted Carter (right) as they and Mike Boehm (center), vice chancellor of the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources, toured East Campus on Jan. 16. Carter, in his first official visit to campus on Jan. 16-17, toured various facilities, met with administrative leaders and talked face-to-face with students, faculty and staff.




Jan. 10 | Glamour shots

Nebraska's Annie Albin and Troy Fedderson pose for updated portraits in the University Communication photo studio. The photos are among images being used to update the University Communication webpage. Campus units and individual faculty/staff can request professional portraits for university business by contacting Greg Nathan at 402-472-2666 or gnathan2@unl.edu. University Communication also maintains a searchable, online database of photos taken by its staff.



Did you know University Communication offers an ever-expanding digital photo archive? Learn more about campus images and how to access them.