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About the Loren Eiseley Society
The Loren Eiseley Society was formed in May of 1982 to encourage interest in and knowledge of his work, to provide a forum for readers and scholars, and to collect and preserve material about his life and writing.
The society offers a variety of resources and educational/outreach programs, including:
- The Caravan
The newsletter of the Loren Eiseley Society
- Events / Press
LES past and upcoming events
- Tour of Loren Eiseley's Lincoln [PDF]
- Loren Eiseley Medal Award
Presented at the annual program, the medal is awarded on one or both of the following criteria:
- That the nominee has shown through teaching, research, scholarship, writing and/or the arts, the blending of science and humanism that Loren Eiseley demonstrated.
- That the nominee has promoted an understanding and appreciation of the life, work, and/or writing of Loren Eiseley and the blending of science and humanism that Eiseley demonstrated.
- Nebraska Academy of Sciences Loren Eiseley Scholarship
From 1983 to 2013, this was an essay contest for Nebraska high school seniors in which a $500 annual scholarship was awarded. This scholarship program is no longer active. Click the link above to view previous winners.
- Educational Resources
Class study guides, exhibits, Loren Eiseley archives, World Wide Website, speakers on Eiseley, book discussion programs, videotapes.
For more information write to:
Loren Eiseley Society
P.O. Box 80934
Lincoln NE 68501-0934
You may also request more information by filling out this online form.
Naomi Brill Memorial
Naomi Brill, a long-time professor of social work at the University of Nebraska at Omaha and former Board Member of the Loren Eiseley Society, died Friday, January 8, 1999 at the age of 84 in Lincoln. Memorials have been designated to Prairie/Plains Research Institute, the Audubon Society, or the Nature Conservatory. Brill was the author of several books, one of which is used as a standard text in most schools of social work around the country. A graduate of the University of Kentucky and the Columbia School of Social Work, she also received an Honorary Doctor of Letters from Doane College. After retiring from the School of Social Work, Brill went on to study natural science and wrote a weekly nature column for the Lincoln Journal-Star.
Friends In Remembrance
Thompson Mylan Stout - (August 16, 1914 - April 21, 2009) - Member of the Old South Party.