Wednesday, August 24

Vox Stellarum on display at the Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery

8:30 am–4:00 pm Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery
“Vox Stellarum,” or “Voice of the Stars,” is textile artist Elin Noble’s response to an early eighteenth century copperplate engraving from the 1731 book titled “Physica Sacra” by Swiss natural scientist Johann Jakob Scheuchzer. The …

Drop-In Consultations: Tools to Manage Your Research

11:00 am–1:00 pm Love Library North & Link
Need help managing your research? Start the semester off right and explore the tools UNL Libraries have to offer at our Drop-in Citation Management consultations. Librarians will be waiting for you across from the HuskerTech and ASKus desks. Bring …

Gudmundsen Sandhills Laboratory 17th Annual Open House

8:30 am–3:30 pm Gudmundsen Sandhills Laboratory
Presentations will be given throughout the day on various aspects of cattle and natural resource management. Businesses, services and associations supporting the beef cattle industry will participate. Activities, demonstrations and commercial …

Canvas Essentials

11:00 am–12:00 pm Canfield Administration Building South
Similar to Blackboard, Canvas (by Instructure) is a Learning Management System for putting your courses online. This hands-on workshop will get you started with the basic functions and user interface of Canvas. In this workshop, you will learn:

English Department Welcome for Majors

11:00 am–1:00 pm Andrews Hall
Welcome back for all English and film studies majors! Students may pick up their FREE department t-shirt, enjoy FREE pizza, and learn more about our classes.

CBA Power Lunch: Strategies for Effective Board Management with Kathy Farrell

11:45 am–1:00 pm Wilderness Ridge Golf Course
Having an effective board is the cornerstone of strong corporate governance and can aid in achieving the organizations overall mission. Yet, many organizations find it challenging to determine the appropriate board composition and how best to engage …

Canvas – Gradebook and Assignment Essentials

2:30 pm–3:30 pm Canfield Administration Building South
Grades can serve as a communication tool between students and instructors and allow instructors to track the progress of students. Some of the topics that will be covered include:

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 …

Traveling Nanoscience Exhibit

10:00 am–5:00 pm Kearney Children’s Museum
This Nanoscience Exhibit will be on display from June 1 through August 31.