Gwen Bachman has been named interim director of the University Honors Program. A search for a permanent director will begin in the fall.
Recent accomplishments by the university community were earned by faculty Arthur (Trey) Andrews III, Christos Argyropoulos, Kathy Chiou, Etsuko Moriyama, Xioa Cheng Zeng and Luwen Zhang. Student honors include a first prize-finish by mezzo-soprano Emily Triebold in an international competition.
In celebration of Nebraska International Migratory Bird Month, Morrill Hall's Sunday with a Scientist program will focus on birds, migration and bird-watching. The program for children and families is 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. May 21.
Researchers at Nebraska have found that the enormous eyes of the male net-casting spider shrink as he reaches adulthood, freeing up physiological resources that he expends elsewhere.
Students who participate in biology field research and experiential learning at Cedar Point Biological Station will benefit for years to come from two gifts provided by Nebraska alumnus Dr. Mark D. Baxa and his wife, Deb, of Charlotte, North Carolina.