Ply in the sky | Photo of the Week

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Ply in the sky | Photo of the Week

Love Library cupola
Craig Chandler | University Communication

Scaffolding rises around and above Love Library’s cupola as construction workers redefine “high maintenance.”

Periodic renovations have allowed the library’s crown to endure nearly 80 years of wind, sun, cold, rain and snow. The latest renovation, which commenced May 16, is expected to conclude by the end of summer.

Love Library cupola
Craig Chandler | University Communication
Workers install scaffolding planks around the Love Library cupola on June 6.

Social media photos of the week

  • Squirrel in Architecture Hall
    The College of Architecture’s Instagram account solicited captions for its photo of an unexpected visitor that recently made itself at home in Architecture Hall. Learn more at
  • Archie the mammoth
    Alex Clinger, an incoming freshman in environmental studies, took a break from New Student Enrollment to snap a dramedic photo of Archie’s famous foot and the unfortunate “victim” beneath it. Learn more at
  • Delta Phi Lambda
    The Nebraska chapter of Delta Phi Lambda Sorority, Inc., established in 2019, recently traveled to a national DPhiL convention in Orlando, Florida. Learn more at
  • Jennifer Batamuliza
    Jennifer Batamuliza (first row, right) celebrated her completion of the University Partnerships and Exchange Rwanda Program, which offers training and professional development for mid-career Rwandans who work in higher education. Learn more at
  • Flowers on City Campus
    Rukshani Wickrama-Arachchi, graduate student in chemistry, shared a photo of blooming flowers on City Campus. Learn more at
  • Yazidi leadership
    Josh Davis (second from left), associate vice chancellor for global affairs, joined Executive Vice Chancellor Katherine Ankerson (second from right) in welcoming His Holiness Baba Sheikh (center), the spiritual leader of the Yazidi community, on a visit from northern Iraq. Lincoln houses the largest population of Yazidi refugees in the world. Learn more at

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