Thursday, September 29

Spanish Tutoring & Writing Center

12:30 pm–2:30 pm Oldfather Hall
Come practice Spanish, ask for help, meet knew people and have some fun!

French Table

4:00 pm–5:30 pm Yia Yia’s
Come have fun! Speak French! Meet other people who love to speak French!

Spanish Conversation Table

4:00 pm Burnett Hall
Come practice Spanish in a fun and comfortable environment! This is a free learning opportunity!

Canvas Tea Time – Open office hours and support

2:00 pm–4:00 pm Brace Laboratory
Have a Canvas question? Get Canvas help and enjoy some hot tea!

Celebration of Youth XXIII: A Harvest of Creatives

8:30 am–4:00 pm Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery
“Celebration of Youth XXIII: A Harvest of Creatives” opens on September 26th and continues on exhibition at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery through October 15th. A public reception honoring the artists …

GIVE BIG RED: UNL Fall 5-day Blood Drive

9:00 am–6:00 pm Nebraska Union
Sign up online at and use sponsor code: Bleed Husker Red.

Heoya Food Truck @ NIC

11:00 am–1:00 pm Under the Skywalk (on the street between the NIC Conference Center & the Food Innovation Center)
The Heoya Food Truck will be vising Nebraska Innovation Campus on Thursdays! You’ll find their white truck under the skywalk (between the NIC Conference Center and the Food Innovation Center). Stop by for a tasty Korean BBQ taco or an Asian Fusion …

TechSmith Relay Essentials

11:00 am–12:00 pm Canfield Administration Building South
Capture and distribute instructional content with this easy to use software that is free to download with your MyUNL credentials.

NUgrant Basics: Proposal Routing

1:00 pm–2:00 pm Whittier Building
This hands-on workshop provides an introduction to NUgrant and explains logging on to NUgrant, submitting and routing a proposal, and basic reporting functions.

STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math) Career Fair

1:00 pm–5:00 pm Pinnacle Bank Arena
Join us for the 2016 Engineering, Technology & Science Career Fair at Pinnacle Bank Arena.

NUgrant Basics: IRB Module

2:00 pm–3:00 pm Whittier Building
For faculty, students and researchers who include human subjects in research and teaching, this session will address key elements of the NUgrant IRB protocol online form and essential information to include in your request for approval to involve …

STEM Education Seminar

2:00 pm–3:00 pm Bessey Hall
Mark Burbach, School of Natural Resources, will present a seminar titled “Improving Science Student Retention.”

SBS Seminar: Andrew Clark, Cornell University

3:30 pm–4:30 pm Hamilton Hall
“Genomics of Tame/Aggressive Behavior – The Silver Fox Story”

Michael Bongiorno, Hyde Lecture

4:00 pm Architecture Hall
The College of Architecture is pleased to announce Michael Bongiorno, AIA, DesignGroup director and design principal, will be the next Hyde speaker giving a lecture entitled “Mission-Driven Architecture.”

Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist: Phillip Chen

5:30 pm Richards Hall
Phillip Chen’s prints have been exhibited in numerous locations nationally and internationally and are held in public collections that include Brooklyn Museum, New York Public Library, Carnegie Institute Museum of Art, Art Institute of Chicago, and …

How to Do Drag Workshop

6:00 pm Nebraska Union
This is a workshop where students can come and learn what drag is and learn the foundations of drag. This workshop is given by experienced drag kings and queens.

Phi Beta Chi Coffee Run to Destinations Coffee House

7:00 pm Destinations Coffee House
Come join us for a coffee run to Destinations Coffee House. What is Phi Beta Chi? A newly re-founded sorority at UNL established to support women socially, spiritually, and academically during their collegiate years and throughout their lives.

Stubbendieck Book Prize Lecture

7:00 pm Center for Great Plains Studies
2016 Stubbendieck Great Plains Distinguished Book Prize winner Michel Hogue will speak on his winning book “The Metis and the Medicine Line: Creating a Border and Dividing a People.”

Jamie Reimer – Soprano with Stacie Haneline, Pianist

7:30 pm Kimball Recital Hall
DUO is an exciting musical adventure with two artists who perform literature that taps into the human spirit and mirrors everyday life.

2016 UNL Homecoming Concert: Thompson Square and Adam Sanders

8:00 pm East Campus Mall
Presented by UPC and KX96.9. Admission is free for UNL students, faculty, staff and public. In case of inclement weather, the concert will be relocated to the Lancaster Event Center.

Ongoing Events

Celebrating 10 Years of the Guild of Natural Science Illustrators – Great Plains Chapter

All Day Love Library South
Scientific Illustrations by the Great Plains Chapter of Guild of Natural Science Illustrators, Inc. (GNSI) will be on display during the Fall 2016 semester. This exhibit celebrates the Chapter’s 10th anniversary. Along with their artwork, members …

September Sedge Sale

8:00 am–5:00 pm Nebraska Statewide Arboretum Greenhouse
Sedges are half-price in September. There’s a sedge for every garden and every problem. They come in a wide range of heights and characteristics and they’re long-lived, low-maintenance, establish quickly, green up early in spring and aren’t bothered …

NanoArt Display

6:45 am–11:00 pm Nebraska East Union
Nano-related art will be on display September 1 through September 30.