Margaret Jacobs, Chancellor's Professor of History is interviewed by Indian Country Today about her latest book entitled, A Generation Removed: The Fostering and Adoption of Indi
Margaret Jacobs, professor of history, will present a lecture on the effects of indigenous female activists on child welfare policies at 3:30 p.m. Nov. 10 in 229 Andrews Hall. The lecture, “If Everyone Cared: Transnational Indigenous Women’s Activism and Child Welfare, 1960-1980," is free and open to the public.
Hans Sturm, associate professor of double bass and jazz studies and area head for strings, will travel to Paris in December to receive awards for performance and teaching from the International Rabbath Institute. Other recent honors featured include Colleen Medill being named Nebraska's first fellow of the American College of Employee Benefits Counsel, and Dawne Curry participating in a seminar at Carnegie Mellon University.
A History Harvest event led by UNL students at Lincoln's American Society from Germans from Russia museum gathered more than 200 historical artifacts on Oct. 18. Once completely documented by students, information on the historic items will be added to the museum's website.
The UNL History Club is offering a chance for students, faculty and staff to experience a Civil War camp from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today. The demonstration will include both Union and Confederate campsites set up north of the Nebraska Union.
Students cataloged more than 150 historic items during UNL's third History Harvest, held March 15 at the Nebraska History Museum. The artifacts — each recorded digitally — included a mid-19th century scrapbook kept by a many who spent 11 years traveling with a circus and five boxes containing information on the history of Lincoln and First-Plymouth Church. The project is designed to help communities collect, preserve and share their rich histories.