|9:00 am-11:30 am||Training for Foundation Center Funding Online Professional Database LOVE LIBRARY SOUTH|
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries will be offering training in how to search for information about grants and grant funders in the Foundation Center Funding Online Professional database. The training is free and open to the public.
The Foundation Center Online Professional Database is a comprehensive collection of information about foundations designed to allow nonprofits to identify grant providers.
If you would like to come to this training session, please register by contacting:
|9:30 am-11:30 am||OneNote Essentials ARCHITECTURE HALL|
OneNote is a Windows only application that is a part of the Microsoft Office. You probably have it on your computer, but just don't know what to do with it. Think of it as an electronic notebook. Anything you can put in a notebook with sections, tabs and pages, you can use OneNote for. It connects with Outlook for tasks and meetings. It can be saved on your SharePoint or SkyDrive to share with your team members. Come learn what OneNote is and how it can organize your life.
|10:00 am-10:00 pm||Living History NEBRASKA UNION|
Come join The History Club and members of the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War to experience a day in the life of a Civil War soldier! Stop by the Green Space any time from 10:00-5:00 to see an amazing interactive display of a Civil War camp, and then join us from 7:00-10:00 in the Union Auditorium for a more in-depth presentation covering everything from uniforms to weaponry! The event is free and open to anyone interested!
|11:30 am-12:30 pm||Genealogy Over Lunch LOVE LIBRARY SOUTH|
Wish you could confer with other genealogical researchers? Genealogy over Lunch is a group of people on campus who are interested in genealogy. This organization will meet monthly on every 3rd Thursday from 11:30 am-12:30 pm.
Today's discussion will be over favorite online sources that go beyond Ancestry.com. Please come with a list of your favorite or different online sources. If you are new to this, no worries, you do not have to bring a list.
The next topics that will be discussed in the following meetings will be over Crossing the Ocean and a Brick Walls Roundtable Conversation.
Don’t forget to bring your ideas and to bring your own lunch!
|2:00 pm-3:00 pm||STEM Education Seminar ANDERSEN HALL|
Dr. Dennis Molfese, Center for Brain, Biology & Behavior, will present a seminar titled "Brain Science and STEM Learning.” Brain Science is an interdisciplinary science and as such touches on a host of domains that among others include behavioral & social sciences, biological sciences, computer & information science, economics, engineering (multiple domains from electrical to mechanical to structural), education, human resources, engineering, environmental, education, geosciences, engineering, mathematical, physical sciences, psychology, and zoology. The approach provides a means to study matter from an assortment of elements to the integration of complex domains that stretch from the interactions of neuropeptides to conscious thought that cover the lifespan of single cell organisms to humans. We will touch on a few of these dimensions, addressing both misconceptions that derail or distort the educational process as well as those that sustain and enhance the growth of minds.
Dr. Doug Gollick, Department of Entomology, will present a seminar titled "Pollination Education Research." It covers learning outcomes of pollination to plate, a mobile application designed to teach pollination process and related food literacy to young adults. He will also present preliminary data on undergraduate students’ understanding of pollination systems.
A simultaneous teleconference of this seminar will be available in Hardin Hall 202, on East Campus.
Further information on this seminar series can be obtained at: www.unl.edu/dber.
|3:30 pm-4:30 pm||School of Biological Sciences Seminar - Mark Hauber, Hunter College 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.
All School of Biological Sciences Seminars are free and open to the public.
|4:00 pm-7:00 pm||It's Time to Join Scarlet Guard! Wick Alumni Center|
Renew or join at Scarlet Guard Renewal Night. Entertainment and prizes every half hour! Enjoy free food at the Grill Out! Free event T-shirts for joining or renewing this night.
$20/Annual Membership; $70/Life Membership; $750/Ultimate Life (includes alumni association life membership after graduation)
|5:30 pm||Life and Limb: The Toll of the American Civil War LOVE LIBRARY SOUTH|
This National Library of Medicine’s traveling exhibit will be displayed in Love Library from April 14-May 24, 2014. The exhibit illustrates the brutality of the Civil War and the resilience of those who survived with serious disabilities.
Join us for the opening event of this exhibit when Susan Lawrence, Historian of Medicine at Ohio State University, will be discussing why the Office of the Surgeon General was so determined to document the casualties not only in words, but also in drawings and photographs, in order to make sense of the medical experience of the war. A reception will follow her presentation.
For more information visit http://libraries.unl.edu.
|7:00 pm-9:00 pm||SNR Elevator Speech Contest HARDIN HALL|
Students present their research in three minutes or less in an attempt to win the following cash prizes:
$1000 for first place
$300 for second place
$200 for third place
Their elevator speeches will be judged by:
Mark Brohman - executive director, Nebraska Environmental Trust
Dr. Julie Thomas – professor, UNL Teaching, Learning & Teacher Education
Dr. Rick Edwards –director, UNL Center for Great Plains Studies
|7:00 pm||dirt! The Movie Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center|
Free for students. $4 for non-students. Be sure to enjoy "Cheap as Dirt" dirt and worms. Sponsored by ASUN.
|7:00 pm||Lecture: Philip Gourevitch Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center|
Philip Gourevitch, author of "We Wish to Inform You that Tomorrow We Will Be Killed With Our Families: Stories From Rwanda," will discuss the Rwandan genocide in a 7 p.m. April 17 lecture in the Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center's Unity Room. The talk, "You Hide That You Hate Me and I Hide That I Know," is free and open to the public. Co-sponsors are the Forsythe Family Program on Human Rights and Humanitarian Efforts, College of Arts and Sciences, Harris Center for Judaic Studies, Prairie Schooner, Institute for Ethnic Studies, Anthropology, College of Education and Human Sciences, and Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education.
|7:30 pm-8:30 pm||University Singers KIMBALL RECITAL HALL|
2014 Spring Performance Season, UNL Glenn Korff School of Music. General Admission/$5; Seniors, Students/$3. For advance ticket sales, contact the Lied Center Box Office at 402-472-4747.
|7:30 pm||In The Next Room, or the vibrator play by Sarah Ruhl TEMPLE BUILDING|
Set in a spa town outside of New York City, circa 1880s, where enthusiasm by the well-to-do is high for the new invention of electricity, Dr. Givings has been working on his own electrical device to treat female hysteria. Based on true historical events, IN THE NEXT ROOM is both thought provoking and poignant. Adult content.
|8:00 pm||Candlelight Acoustic Night NEBRASKA UNION|
Sponsored by ONE, an international bipartisan advocacy group taking action to end extreme poverty. Free Admission. Visit us at one.org or facebook.com/oneatunl