Friday, November 2, 2007

LES President Dr. Bing Chen speaking on Eiseley's life

Title: Reflections of a Bone Hunter: The Life Story of Loren Eiseley
Location: Harms Advanced Technology Center at Western Nebraska Community College (WNCC)
Date/Time: Fri., Nov. 2nd, 2007 at 7pm

Thursday, October 25, 2007

Proclamation Issued by Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman

Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman proclaims the 25th day of October, 2007 as THE CENTENNIAL YEAR OF LOREN EISELEY in Nebraska.

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Monday, October 15, 2007

UNL Professor John Janovy Lecturing on Eiseley

Title: What Else Can You Say About Loren Eiseley?
Location: UNL Nebraska Union Auditorium
Date/Time: Wednesday, Oct. 24th, 2007 at 7pm

Wednesday, September 5, 2007


September 7-8, 2007 in Lincoln, Nebraska
Keynote Speaker : Dr. Scott Slovic
Professor of Literature and Environment and Noted Ecocritical Scholar
University of Nevada-Reno

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Friday, January 19, 2007

The Invisible Pyramid

The Friends of the Criss Library hosted a discussion of The Invisible Pyramid.

The discussion leader was Dr. Bing Chen, Chairman of the Department of Computer and Electronics Engineering.

Eiseley, a Nebraska native, was the Benjamin Franklin Professor of Science at the University of Pennsylvania and a prolific author. His books include The Immense Journey, The Firmament of Time and The Unexpected Universe. The Invisible Pyramid, written in 1970, describes the rise of man as an organism devouring his environment and polluting his world space.

Film clips of Eiseley's life were shown prior to the discussion. Eiseley died in 1977.

The presentation The Invisible Pyramid took place at the Peter Kiewit Institute
Room PKI-161
1110 S. 67th St.
Omaha, NE, 68182
Thursday, January 18th, 2007.

View this talk in PDF.