Thursday, November 1

EDEP Booth

10:00 am–2:00 pm City Campus Union

BIOC Grad Student Seminar w/Athen Kimberlin

12:00 pm–1:00 pm Beadle Center
“Probing the regulatory elements of serine palmitoyltransferase”

Discipline-based education research meeting

2:00 pm–3:00 pm Bessey Hall
“Insects as Teaching Tools,” Talk presented by Doug Golick, Assistant Professor, Department of Entomology

“The Joy of Applied Science While Feeding the World”

3:30 pm–12:00 am City Campus Union
Featuring P. Stephen Baenziger, Professor and Nebraska Wheat Growers Presidential Chair, Department of Agronomy and Horticulture. Free and Open to the Public. Reception following. For more information visit research.unl.edu or call 402-472-0030.

Fall Nebraska Lecture

3:30 pm–4:30 pm Nebraska Union
P. Stephen Baenziger, Professor and Nebraska Wheat Growers Presidential Chair, Department of Agronomy and Horticulture, will give the Fall Nebraska Lecture. A reception follows in an adjacent room.

History Harvest

4:00 pm–7:00 pm Center For People In Need
The UNL Dept. of History invites current and former refugees as well as community members who work with refugees to join students and professors in a unique community-based history project. Share your stories, the history and culture of your home …

Know Your (Author) Rights!

4:00 pm–5:00 pm Nebraska Hall
As an author, you have rights! What are these rights? Can you suggest modifications to a publishers’ contract? What key areas should you watch for and what should you expect from publishers in response?

Explore Student Affairs: Career & Educational Opportunities

5:00 pm–7:00 pm Abel/sandoz Complex
Learn about the profession of student affairs, hear why UNL Student Affairs professionals enjoy working in this field, and discover how to begin a career in Student Affairs through applying for UNL’s Student Affairs Master’s Program. The event will …

G.E. Hendricks Symposium: Human Rights and Human Security in Conversation

7:00 pm–12:00 am City Campus
Keynote Lecture: “The Politics of Food in North Korea” by Rhoda Howard-Hassmann (Wilfrid Laurier University). Free and open to the public. Sponsored by the G.E. Hendricks Fund, the Department of Political Science, the College of Arts and Sciences, …

The Politics of Food in North Korea

7:00 pm–8:30 pm City Campus Union
Rhoda Howard-Hassmann, who is Canada Research Chair in International Human Rights at Ontario’s Wilfrid Laurier University, will present the symposium’s keynote address. This year’s Hendricks Symposium theme is “Human Rights and Human Security in …

Reel Talk Movie Series: Bro Code

7:30 pm–12:00 am Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center
Join us for a “Reel Talk Session” featuring “Bro Code,” a documentary that provides insight on how contemporary culture creates an idea of masculinity, and challenges us to evaluate our views on gender roles and the code.

Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark

8:00 pm–11:00 pm East Campus Union
Laser Tag, Hayrack Ride, Karaoke, Caricature Artist, Smores and More. Shuttle pick-up will be on City Campus at the R Street Bus Stop, North Side. Free!

Ongoing Events

Exhibition: “What’s in a Name? Inscribed Quilts”

All Day International Quilt Study Center & Museum
Museum Hours:

Minerals & Meteorites

9:30 am–4:30 pm Morrill Hall
On April 21, the University of Nebraska State Museum in Morrill Hall will open “Minerals & Meteorites,” an expansive display of rare minerals and meteorites in the Cooper Gallery. The exhibit contains specimens from the collections of the UNL …

Exhibition: Studio Art Quilt Associate’s 20th Showcase

All Day International Quilt Study Center & Museum
Museum Hours:

Exhibition: “Five Decades of Collecting”

10:00 am–5:00 pm Sheldon Museum Of Art
“Five Decades of Collecting” commemorates the 50th anniversary of the Sheldon Museum of Art’s building, which was designed by renowned architect Philip Johnson and opened in 1963. Each work in the exhibition was created and acquired after 1960.

Exhibition: Indigo Gives America the Blues

All Day International Quilt Study Center & Museum
Museum Hours:

Exhibition: “Women Call for Peace: Global Vistas”

10:00 am–5:00 pm Sheldon Museum Of Art
Works by 13 distinguished artists of diverse religious beliefs and ethnic heritage—including some who have personally encountered violence–address factors associated with conflict, such as war, race, gender, and religion.

Westward Bound: Big Color Landscape Photographs

All Day Great Plains Art Museum

Exhibition: “The Geometric Unconscious: A Century of Abstraction”

10:00 am–5:00 pm Sheldon Museum Of Art
This exhibition showcases the broad scope of geometric abstraction artwork in Sheldon’s collection. The works in “The Geometric Unconscious” span a period of more than 100 years and prompted a rethinking of geometric abstraction with a special …