» Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman has appointed Dick Bell of Omaha to the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. Bell will be representing District 2, which encompasses Douglas County. The appointment fills a vacancy created by the death of Commissioner Ron Stave of Waterloo. Bell will serve the rest of the term on the nine-member board through January 2016.
» Dr. Julie Vose, an oncologist for the University of Nebraska Medical Center and the Nebraska Medical Center, has been elected president of the American Society of Clinical Oncology for a one-year term. Since joining ASCO in 1991, she has served on the board of directors, has served as chair of the Cancer Education Committee and is the current chair-elect of the Integrated Media and Technology Committee.