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2007.01.08 > For Immediate Release
contact: Tim Kaldahl - University Affairs
phone: 402.554.3502 - email: tkaldahl@mail.unomaha.edu

UNO Library Friends to Host Jan. 18 Book Discussion

Omaha - The Friends of the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) Criss Library Book Club will host a discussion of The Invisible Pyramid by Loren Eiseley on Thursday, Jan. 18, at 7 p.m. in Room 181 of the University of Nebraska Peter Kiewit Institute. The discussion leader will be Bing Chen, chair of the UNO Department of Computer and Electronic 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 will be shown prior to the discussion. Eiseley died in 1977.

The Peter Kiewit Institute is located on the University of Nebraska at Omaha's south campus. For more information, call (402) 554-3205.

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