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By Kristin Zagurski

Cryptography expert to speak at PKI

The Forum, a joint research seminar sponsored by the College of Engineering and Technology and the College of Information Science and Technology, will host a presentation by cryptography expert Nigel Boston Monday, March 11.

He will present “A Mathematical Foundation for Digital Watermarking” at 2 p.m. in the Peter Kiewit Institute, Room 279.

All members of the UNO community are welcome to attend.

Boston is an associate professor in the department of mathematics and coordinated science laboratory at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

He earned his Ph.D from Harvard University, is the founding director of the Illinois Center for Cryptography and Information Protection and publishes and lectures both nationally and internationally.

For more information, contact the College of Information Science and Technology at 554-2380.

Career fair to be held March 13

The UNO Career Center will host “Spring Into Action” — the spring career fair — Wednesday, March 13. The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Milo Bail Student Center.

Nearly 90 employers will meet with students and share information about opportunities within their organizations.

A complete listing of attending organizations can be found on the Career Center’s Web site at Students who attend will be able to talk with employers regarding career, part-time and internship possibilities. A free lunch will be provided.

For more information, contact Nancy Nish, director of the UNO Career Center, or Emily Muckerheide, coordinator of student employment, at 554-2333.

MBSC Spring Break Hours Announced

The Milo Bail Student Center will observe the following spring break schedule:

March 16 and 23

8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

March 17 and 24

2 to 9 p.m.

March 18 – 22

7 a.m. to 9 p.m.

The 24-hour study lounge will remain open during this time.

HPER spring break hours correction

The Health, Physical Education and Recreation will be open the following hours in addition to those reported in the Tuesday, March 5, edition of Spot News:

March 22 and 23

6:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.

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