Thursday, February 26

Optical Meshing: Apparel Design by Kim Hahn

8:30 am–4:00 pm Robert Hillstad Textiles Gallery
Kim Hahn, who earned masters and doctoral degrees from UNL, is a celebrated educator and an award-winning designer. Hahn’s designs incorporate both Eastern and Western cultural inspirations while using various surface design techniques, such as …

A Man’s Guide to Wellness

7:30 am–9:00 am Nebraska Union
These sessions provide the UNL community with techniques and campus resources to promote living well. Topics covered are those identified as the most important by UNL’s 2014 Health Risk Assessment.

Initial Pesticide Training-Hall County

8:30 am Hall County Extension Office
Pre-licensing training for commercial/noncommercial pesticide applicators.

Initial Pesticide Training-Lifelong Learning Center

8:30 am Lifelong Learning Center
Pre-licensing training for commercial/noncommercial pesticide applicators.

Initial Pesticide Training-Panhandle

8:30 am Panhandle Research & Extension Center
Pre-licensing training for commercial/noncommercial pesticide applicators.

Initial Pesticide Training-West Central

8:30 am West Central Research & Extension Center
Pre-licensing training for commercial/noncommercial pesticide applicators.

Lincoln American Marketing Association SkillSchool - Developing a Creative Campaign That Works

11:45 am–3:00 pm Andersen Hall
Developing a creative campaign that works.

Academic Success Workshop

1:00 pm–2:00 pm Love Library South
Visit the First Year Experience website at http://success.unl.edu/support/workshops for more information.

Study Abroad Information Session - CIMBA (Italy)

1:30 pm–2:30 pm College Of Business Administration
The CIMBA (Italy) program is a fall, spring or summer semester program open to all UNL undergraduate majors. Students can select from a variety of courses in business, journalism and communications. The program includes business visits, cultural …

STEM Education Seminar

2:00 pm–3:00 pm Bessey Hall
Trisha Hill & Julia McQuillan will present a seminar titled “Science Identity as Potentially Useful Concept for Understanding Difference in Science Engagement.”

Coffee with a Cop

3:00 pm–4:00 pm Nebraska Union
Students, faculty and staff join your police officers for coffee and conversation! No agenda or speeches, just a chance to ask questions, voice concerns and get to know the officers in your community.

“Africa in Stereo: Modernism, Music and Pan-African Solidarity”

3:30 pm Andrews Hall
Institute for Ethnic Studies Public Lecture by Tsitsi Jaji, assistant professor of English at the University of Pennsylvania.

Institute for Ethnic Studies Lecture

3:30 pm–5:00 pm Andrews Hall
“Africa in Stereo: Modernism, Music and Pan-African Solidarity” is presented by Tsitsi Jaji, assistant professor of English and African Studies at the University of Pennsylvania.

Nebraska Statewide Arboretum Awards Program

3:30 pm–5:00 pm Nebraska East Union
Individuals and organizations will be recognized for efforts toward community landscape beautification, native plant promotion, arboretum efforts, tree-planting and education. Nominations can be sent to Justin Evertson at 402-472-5045 or jevertson1@ …

Prather Lecture - Ken Stedman, Portland State University

3:30 pm–4:30 pm Hamilton Hall
The School of Biological Sciences Seminar is a weekly series presented by invited speakers and UNL faculty to showcase current research advances in biological sciences.

WGS Colloquium: “Women and Conflict: The Contributions of American Foundations”

3:30 pm Nebraska Union
In the past three decades, the U.S. government has spent a great deal of time and money advancing women’s empowerment, particularly for women in conflict zones and transitional countries. However, the U.S. government has not acted alone, private …

Grab & Go Cooking Demonstration

4:30 pm–6:00 pm Nebraska Union
Presented by eating disorders treatment team dietitians. A National Eating Disorders Awareness Week Event.

Institute for Ethnic Studies Event

7:00 pm–8:00 pm Nebraska Union
Poetry Reading by Tsitsi Jaji, assistant professor English and African Studies at the University of Pennsylvania.

Second Chance Cinema: Disney Big Hero 6 in 3D

7:15 pm Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center
$1 for UNL students with a valid NCard.

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)

7:30 pm–9:30 pm Temple Building
By Adam Long, Daniel Singer, & Jess Winfield. Directed by Brittanie Witter. Tickets: $6 at unltheatretickets.com. Presented by The Johnny Carson School of Theatre & Film and Theatrix.

The Second City

7:30 pm Lied Center For Performing Arts
The world’s top sketch and improve comedy troupe returns to the Lied! This hilarious cast of comedians joins a long line of former Second City performers who have gone on to super-star status including John Belushi, Bill Murray, Steve Carell, Tina …

Second Chance Cinema: Disney Big Hero 6 in 3D

9:20 pm Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center
$1 for UNL students with a valid NCard.

Ongoing Events

Exhibition: “Painting—From the Collection of the Sheldon Museum of Art”

10:00 am–5:00 pm Sheldon Museum Of Art
In honor of the dual anniversary of the Sheldon Museum of Art and its dedicated support group, the Sheldon Art Association, the museum is publishing an all-new catalog of its impressive paintings collection. The catalog features 125 major works to …

“Mark Marcuson: An Artist’s Journey”

9:30 am–4:30 pm Morrill Hall
“Mark Marcuson: An Artist’s Journey” presents the evolution of artistic talent of Nebraska painter, illustrator and muralist Mark Marcuson. Beginning with Marcuson’s childhood sketches, visitors will journey through Marcuson’s life as an …

Nature Through Art

All Day Love Library South
See the art exhibit by members of the Great Plains Chapter of the Guild of Natural Science Illustrators on display from January 12 - March 13, 2015 on the second floor of Love Library South. Exhibit is viewable during all of Love Library open hours, …

A New Line of Thinking: Recent Sculpture by Robert Schatz

All Day Sheldon Museum Of Art
This project foregrounds a shift in aesthetic direction by New York-based artist Robert Schatz. Themes of ecology exist alongside considerations of engineering and mindfulness. Complemented by a selection of related works on paper, this grouping of …

Academic Year 2015-2016 Application Period

12:00 am–3:00 pm (none)
Applications are accepted January 21-March 23 for Academic Year 2015-2016 UCARE awards. The application closes at 3 PM on March 23 and no late applications will be accepted.

Women of Character, Courage, and Committment

All Day (none)
Nominate a woman who inspires you! As part of Women’s Week 2015 (March 16-20) the Women’s Center will recognize leaders within our campus and Lincoln communities as Women of Character, Courage, and Commitment. Please consider nominating a woman who …

Will Wilson: Critical Indigenous Photograph Exchange

All Day Sheldon Museum Of Art
Sheldon’s offering for PhotoFest 2015 presents a selection of recent work by Native American photographer Will Wilson, who was born in San Francisco and raised on the Navajo reservation. His work combines nineteenth-century processes with digital …

Spanish Tutoring & Writing Center

2:00 pm–5:00 pm Oldfather Hall
Come learn, write and ask questions in a comfortable environment.

Spanish Tutoring & Writing Center

2:00 pm–5:00 pm Oldfather Hall
Come learn, write and ask questions in a comfortable environment.

Spanish Tutoring & Writing Center

2:00 pm–5:00 pm Oldfather Hall
Come learn, write and ask questions in a comfortable environment.

Observe the Process: Critical Indigenous Photograph Exchange

12:30 pm–4:30 pm Sheldon Museum Of Art
Observe artist Will Wilson’s creative process for “Critical Indigenous Photograph Exchange.”

Gee’s Bend: From Quilts to Prints

All Day Sheldon Museum Of Art
Through vibrant images, selected textiles, engaging maquettes, and historic photographs, this exhibition documents and analyzes the process of four quiltmakers from Gee’s Bend who have made innovative prints over the past decade. The exhibition …