Jim Owen, author of The Try (the 2012-13 Common Book), to speak Nov. 13 What does it take to succeed, in school, in a career, in life? Is there a “blend of passion, attitude and effort that enables ordinary people to do extraordinary things”? Jim Owen, author of The Try: Reclaiming the American Dream (the […]
Monthly Archives: July 2012
Nov. 15 – Fletcher Lecture – Joseph Boyden–novelist, short story writer, creative writing teacher, and writer-in-residence at UNO–will present the annual Fletcher Lecture. at 6:30 p.m. in Peltier Auditorium with a reception preceding the lecture at 5:45 p.m. He will answer questions regarding his work at 10:30 a.m. in Mary M. Danos Theater in Talbot […]
Recycling stations will be set up for plastic bottles, newspaper, paper, glass bottles, batteries, print cartridges, and old shoes. Bring any item and you can receive an item of your choice ranging from a shirt, a reusable bottle, recycle bag, etc. There will be snacks and prizes for anyone who shows up wearing green on […]
This year’s theme is “It’s Fit to be a Colonel!” In the Nicholls quad, 10:30 – 2:00. Games, food and more!