|All day||Mid-Semester Check |
6:00 or 7:00 on September 16, 17, 21, 22.
|8:00 am-Sep 25th 5:00 pm||Zambia Photo Exhibit & Reception NEBRASKA UNION|
The College of Journalism and Mass Communications is hosting a photo exhibit at the Rotunda Gallery in the Nebraska Union Sept. 21-25. The photos, taken by advertising professor Bruce Mitchell and Ph.D. student Nkem Kalu this past summer, depict Zambian communities affected by the HIV/AIDS epidemic. The exhibit is free and open to the public.
Mitchell and Kalu were the guests of the University of Zambia. While in Lusaka they had an opportunity to discuss developing a relationship between UNL and UNZA.
A public reception will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 25.
|9:00 am-3:00 pm||Blood Drive NEBRASKA EAST UNION|
East Campus Blood Drive, Great Plains Room in East Campus Union, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sponsored by College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources and Community Blood Bank.
|1:00 pm-5:00 pm||CPR Training UNIVERSITY HEALTH CENTER|
The UHC offers monthly CPR training for UNL students, faculty, and staff. There is a charge for CPR classes; please call Gaye Homer at 472-7448 to reserve your spot in the class.
|2:30 pm-5:00 pm||"Restoring Great Plains Grassland Landscapes" HARDIN HALL|
Terry Riley, Former Vice President of Policy for Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership.
Dr. Riley has worked with Congress and the administration on national conservation policy, which most recently included input on the 2008 Farm Bill. An article on his lecture topic, "Restoring Great Plains Grassland Landscapes," was published in the August issue of Prairie Fire (see http://www.prairiefirenewspaper.com/2009/08/restoring-great-plains-grassland-landscapes). Immediately following Dr. Riley's seminar and also in Hardin Hall, there will be a discussion with Dr. Riley and students, particularly those majoring in related areas such as Grazing Livestock Systems, Grassland Ecology and Management, Fisheries and Wildlife, Environmental Studies, Natural Resources and Environmental Economics, Geography, etc. We hope to see you at the lecture.
|3:30 pm-5:00 pm||Spenser's Hall of Mirrors: Queen Elizabeth in The Faerie Queene" ANDREWS HALL|
Sponsored by the Medieval and Renaissance Studies Program
|7:30 pm||Faculty artist: Paul Haar, saxophone KIMBALL RECITAL HALL|
Faculty artist, Dr. Paul Haar will present a recital entitled, “Double Vision: A Recital in Classical and Jazz” on Monday, September 21, 2009 at 7:30 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall. Pianists, Christi Zuniga and faculty artist Tom Larson will join Dr. Haar in this jazz and classical recital.
The program will showcase the beauty and flexibility of the saxophone featuring works by Eugene Bozza, John Cheetham, Amy Quate, Piet Swerts, Tom Larson, Kenny Werner, Thad Jones and Tom Harrell.
Acclaimed saxophonist Paul Haar has contributed his notable talent to numerous projects in both the jazz and classical genres and is recognized as being one of the most versatile young saxophonists on the scene today.
In the jazz idiom Haar has performed with such artists as Dave Brubeck, Peter Erskine, Phil Woods and has backed such personalities as Lou Rawls, Tony Bennett, and the Tempta-tions. He has recorded on the Sea Breeze label and is active in such groups as The Southwest Horns Jazz-Saxophone Ensemble, The Nebraska Jazz Orchestra, as well has his own duo and quartet. He has presented featured clinics and master classes at The 31st and 32nd Annual International Association for Jazz Education Conferences, The 59th An-nual Midwest International Band and Orchestra Clinic, IAJE Teachers Training Institute and has contributed articles to such publications as The Instrumentalist, Jazz Times Magazine, Jazz Times Jazz Education Editions (2003, 2004, 2005) and the Saxophone Journal where he is a featured columnist. He is currently the Associate Professor of Saxophone and Jazz Studies at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.
As an active classical musician he has performed throughout the United States, Canada and Europe performing in such noted venues as Carnegie Hall, Spivey Hall and the Tanglewood Institute. As a soloist he has commissioned and performed featured works by Jack Cooper, Jessie Krebs, Leslie Hogan, Ben Boone, Randal Snyder and has been a fea-tured artist with wind ensembles from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, The University of Texas at Austin, The University of Tennessee, Pacific Lutheran University and The Univer-sity of South Carolina. In addition to his solo performances he has performed with such ensembles as The Tanglewood Music Center Fellowship Orchestra, The Arapahoe Philharmonic, The Austin Symphony, The Asheville Symphony, Lincoln Symphony and the Omaha Symphony.
This event is FREE and open to the public.