Friday, August 28

Jan Myers-Newbury: A Touch of Kismet

8:30 am–4:00 pm Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery
From June 1 through September 4, 2015, the Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery presents Jan Myers-Newbury: A Touch of Kismet – Quilts, Color, Pattern, Chance, an exhibition of recent work by one of the widely acknowledged leaders of the art quilt …

Roland Lindh, Chem Colloquium

3:30 pm–4:30 pm Hamilton Hall
Professor Roland Lindh, Uppsala University, Sweden, will present “Chemiluminescence and Chemiexcitation: the Gateway to Thermal Non-Adiabatic Chemistry”. This event is co-sponsored by NCMN and open to the public.

Intro to U.S. Academic Success Workshop–International Students

4:00 pm–5:00 pm Love Library South
Are you having a difficult time understanding expectations or how and when to speak with your professors? This workshop will describe how to use the syllabus to understand your instructor’s expectations and improve your grades. We will also give …

Queer Film Friday: “Priscilla, Queen of the Desert”

4:00 pm–6:00 pm Nebraska Union
Showing of an LGBTQA+ film from the LGBTQA+ Resource Center Library.

Husker Mania

6:00 pm–9:00 pm Campus Rec
Calling all Huskers! It is your night to enjoy free food, entertainment, games and prizes in the Campus Rec Center. Celebrate the end of your first week of classes with local and national businesses, campus organizations and clubs, UNL Intramural …

Volleyball vs. Tulsa

7:00 pm Devaney Center
Nebraska Cornhuskers vs. Tulsa

Soccer vs. Central Michigan

7:05 pm Barbara Hibner Stadium
Nebraska Cornhuskers vs. Central Michigan

Neon Catastrophe

9:00 pm Kauffman Academic Residential Center
Neon Catastrophe will be held on the Green Space in front of Kauffman. It is a Glo paint dance party with a DJ. Students should wear white apparel. Come out for a night of fun. Orientation leaders will be available to lead students from Husker Mania …

Ongoing Events

Visual Cather: The Writer’s Pictorial Imagination

All Day Sheldon Museum of Art
Commemorating the centenary year of The Song and the Lark, this exhibition focuses on Cather’s personal and professional interest in art—from being influenced by late nineteenth-century French painting, to diligently editorializing the …

Suzun Lucia Lamaina Exhibition

All Day Love Library North & Link
The Design + Social Justice Symposium presents Suzun Lucia Lamaina’s Revolutionary Grain- A collection of contemporary portraits and stories of former members of the Black Panther Party.

Billy X Jennings Exhibition

All Day Love Library North & Link
The Design + Social Justice Symposium presents an exhibition of Alternative newspapers from Black Panther Party historian and archivist Billy X Jennings.