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What’s going on at your University? Events about beer, for one. A Marching Band exhibition. And there’s plenty of other news.

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Anyone ever partake in these things?

Science Cafe programs to focus on food and drink | UNL Today | University of Nebraska–Lincoln

Sept. 15: "Art + Science = Beer," Zipline Brewing Co.

That right there should be a t-shirt. Art + Science = Beer.

You should all sign up for this. Or at least the first 30 of you.

White House enlists Swearer for anti-bullying event | UNL Today | University of Nebraska–Lincoln

University of Nebraska-Lincoln bullying expert Susan Swearer returns to Washington, D.C., on Aug. 11 for a White House event highlighting efforts to combat bullying.

When I first saw this headline, I thought, “Hey, they never contacted me! This headline is a lie!”

'Phantom Boy', Frank Zappa documentary open at the Ross | UNL Today | University of Nebraska–Lincoln

Two new films – the drawn animation “Phantom Boy” and the documentary of musician Frank Zappa – open Aug. 12 at the Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center.

Cornhusker Marching Band exhibition is Aug. 19 | UNL Today | University of Nebraska–Lincoln

The Cornhusker Marching Band’s annual exhibition performance is 7 p.m. Aug. 19 at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln's Memorial Stadium.

FREE FREE FREE!!!!!

Get out and support the Marching Band. Did I mention it’s free?

UNL's sponsored research surges to record highs | UNL Today | University of Nebraska–Lincoln

Sponsored research funding at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln reached a record high this year, increasing more than 12 percent to $146.9 million, according to the UNL Office of Research and Economic Development.

Project to aid cities in planning for extreme weather | UNL Today | University of Nebraska–Lincoln

A University of Nebraska-Lincoln research team has earned a grant to help 10 Midwest cities plan for extreme and damaging weather.

Big Ten

Big Ten Football: 10 impact freshmen to watch in 2016 " Big Ten Network

DB Lamar Jackson, Nebraska The Blackshirts’ defense is in need of more playmakers. Enter Lamar Jackson, a big, speedy defensive back who has the ability to play both corner and safety. Expect him to see the field as a true freshman and make his presence felt right away.

HOOSIER FUNBAG: How much does Kevin Wilson have to do to become Indiana's best football coach ever? - The Crimson Quarry

Indiana's best three football coaches ever are pretty obvious. Though it was ages ago (1934-1947), Bo McMillan gave Indiana its only outright Big Ten title in football, an undefeated season, and 10 winning seasons. Long ago or not, that's enough to be the best Hoosier football coach ever. The bar's not high, here.

Indiana has only won one game ever against Penn State. Can they get a second victory this season? - The Crimson Quarry

Each week until the start of football season, we'll be going through Indiana's opponents one by one and looking at whatever we find interesting and/or hilarious about them.

Illinois will rely upon speed, aggression, to succeed in new defensive scheme - The Champaign Room

Smith has been running this defense since the late ‘90s.

Illinois defensive end Gimel President sidelined with undisclosed left foot injury - The Champaign Room

National

The Auburn transfer was helped off the field on Monday.

J.T. Barrett might be the Big Ten’s only real hope for winning the Heisman - Land-Grant Holy Land

It’s likely Barrett or bust for the Big Ten’s Heisman hopes.

BROWN BEAR, BROWN BEAR, WHAT DO YOU SEE? - Every Day Should Be Saturday

A CHILDREN'S BOOK THAT PROBABLY IS NOT FOR CHILDREN

Not on sidelines, Art Briles looks to 'redefine' himself - Big 12 Blog- ESPN

"I'm dumbfounded and trying to process everything as it goes, but it is what it is," Briles said. "Reality is reality and so what I've got to do is redefine myself and start a new chapter. And that's what I'm doing."

He’s dumbfounded that he was fired. Sounds like a guy who understands what he did wrong and will work real hard to make sure it never happens again.

Dallas Cowboys: Jerry Jones vouches for former Baylor coach Art Briles, says he'd be 'a great asset to an organization' | SportsDay

Owner Jerry Jones voiced his support for Art Briles on Tuesday, saying he believes the former Baylor coach will be back in football soon and adding that he would want his grandson to play for him.

Does Jerry Jones have any credibility for anyone but other rich white men? Maybe that’s all that matters.

It’s not a matter of whether Jerry would let his grandson play for Briles, it’s a matter of whether he would allow his granddaughter around his players on a constant basis.

How Oregon Attacks an Aggressive Defensive Line - Addicted To Quack

Few programs over the past decade have received as much recognition for their offensive creativity as Oregon, and for good reason. Whenever the Ducks take the field, it's like a training course in...

Olympics

Rio 2016 fencing results: Daryl Homer wins silver, 1st men's sabre medal for U.S. in 32 years - SBNation.com

It was the Americans' first medal in the event in 32 years.

Michael Phelps tied a 2,168-year-old Olympic record - SBNation.com

Some records will never be broken. Others only get threatened after more than 2,100 years.

Gymnast Gabby Douglas resurrects the debate over how to act during the national anthem - LA Times

During the medal ceremony for her gold-winning USA gymnastics team on Tuesday at the Rio Olympic Arena, Douglas failed to show what many considered appropriate reverence. As her four teammates stood at full attention with their hands over their hearts, Douglas was slumped with her hands held casually in front of her as if she had just finished last.

Many Soldiers, Few Signs, Long Lines: The Rio Games Beyond the TV Screen - The New York Times

What does it actually feel like to be here? The answer is that it is odd, sometimes maddening, possibly dangerous and frequently a hoot.

Events

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