Wednesday, November 14

Water Law Conference

All Day Cornhusker Hotel
The Water Law Conference returns, with CLE-qualified presentations for lawyers and information for anyone interested in water law. It is sponsored by the Nebraska Water Center, a part of the Daugherty Water for Food Institute.

University Health Center Presentation

8:00 am–12:00 am Kauffman Academic Residential Center
Bryan Health will give presentations outlining their plans to build and run a new University Health Center. Audience members can ask questions. Each presentation is open to all members of the UNL community.

University Health Center Presentation

9:15 am–12:00 am Kauffman Academic Residential Center
Bryan Health will give presentations outlining their plans to build and run a new University Health Center. Audience members can ask questions. Each presentation is open to all members of the UNL community

University Health Center Presentation

10:30 am–12:00 am Kauffman Academic Residential Center
Bryan Health will give presentations outlining their plans to build and run a new University Health Center. Audience members can ask questions. Each presentation is open to all members of the UNL community.

UNL’s EdMedia Offers Tech Training

11:00 am–12:00 am Nebraska East Union
Educational Media’s Technology Training offers resources for support of teaching, research and outreach activities for students, faculty and staff. Technology Training topics include: Beginning iPad, Using Technology for Teaching, Social Media and …

Paul Coates from NIH to Present NGN Seminar

12:00 pm–1:00 pm Nebraska East Union
Paul Coates, Office of Dietary Supplements at NIH, will present at the Nebraska Gateway to Nutrigenomics Seminar Series at noon. All interested faculty, students, and staff welcome to attend this free seminar.

UCARE Basics Workshop

12:00 pm–12:50 pm Hardin Hall
UCARE Basics Workshop

Bid Idea Seminar Series “Scenery as a Natural Resource”

3:30 pm–5:00 pm Nebraska East Union
John McCarty, Chief Landscape Architect, US Department of the interior’s Bureau of Land Management

Edythe Wiebers International Studies Program Scholarship Presentations

3:30 pm–5:00 pm Nebraska Union
Learn more about this opportunity to receive $1,000-$3,000 toward your education abroad program. Hear presentations from recent award recipients and meet the Wiebers family.

John McCarty, “Visual Resources and Scenery Management on Public Lands”

3:30 pm–5:00 pm East Campus Union
McCarty is chief landscape architect, U.S. Department of Interior’s Bureau of Land Management.

Olson Seminar — The Northern Cheyenne Exodus in History and Memory

3:30 pm–12:00 am Great Plains Art Museum
Speakers: James N. Leiker, Associate Professor of History, Johnson County Community College,Overland Park, Kansas and Ramon Powers, former Executive Director, Kansas State Historical Society.

SNR Fall Research Seminar/Geography Awareness Week Seminar

3:30 pm–4:30 pm Hardin Hall
LLoyd Queen, Professor of Remote Sensing/ Director, National Center for Landscape Fire Analysis / Chair, Department of Forest Management, University of Montana will lead the seminar on the topic “Characterizing Fire-on-Fire Interactions in Three …

Fall 2012 Biotechnology / Life Sciences Seminar Series

4:00 pm–5:00 pm Beadle Center
“Dimethylsulfoniopropionate metabolism by marine bacteria: what happens when microbial physiologists and ecologists talk,” will be presented by Dr. William “Barny” Whitman, University of Georgia. A reception will be held at 3:30 p.m. The …

Graduate/Professional School Programs

4:00 pm–5:00 pm Nebraska Union
If you are interested in graduate or professional school, don’t miss these valuable information sessions. All programs are at 4 pm in the Nebraska Union.

Nebraska Center for Materials and Nanoscience Seminar Series cosponsored with the Dept. of Elec. Eng

4:00 pm–5:00 pm Jorgensen Hall
Prof. Zhiqun Lin from Georgia Institute of Technology will share about semiconductor nanostructured materials: from synthesis,self-assembly to energy applications

Tesla Motors co-founder Eberhard speaks on Electric Vehicles: The Big Picture

4:00 pm–5:00 pm Othmer Hall
Martin Eberhard, with degrees in computer engineering and electrical engineering, also has a passion for sportscars as well as concerns about global warming—-which motivated him to co-found Silicon Valley’s first automobile company: Tesla Motors.

Xi’an Jiaotong University Celebration Concert

5:00 pm–12:00 am Sheldon Museum Of Art
This is a traditional Chinese music ensemble made up of six students from Xi’an Jiaotong University. Reception to follow the concert.

Omega Psi Phi presents Achievement Week @ UNL

7:10 pm–9:30 pm Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center
Martin & Malcolm (Perseverance)

Paragon Springs—University Theatre Fall 2012

7:30 pm–12:00 am Temple Building
Greed. Social Responsibility. Moral Quandry. By Steve Dietz. Based on Ibsen’s An Enemy of the People. Directed by Carrie Lee Patterson. Tickets: $16/Regular; $14/Faculty/Staff & Senior Citizens; $10/Students (with valid ID). Reservations are strongly …

University Theatre: Paragon Springs

7:30 pm–12:00 am Temple Building
University Theatre presents “Paragon Springs” by Steven Dietz and directed by Carrie Lee Patterson. Based on Ibsen’s “An Enemy of the People.”

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 …

Geography Awareness Week

All Day Hardin Hall
The theme this year’s Geography Awareness Week is <em>Declare Your Interdependence</em>. There are many activities planned throughout the week, including guest lectures and outreach activities. Three of the biggest activities will be: The Photo …

Tanning

12:30 pm–2:00 pm City Campus Union
Healthy Husker Booth

University Health Center Presentation

7:00 pm–12:00 am City Campus Union
Bryan Health will give presentations outlining their plans to build and run a new University Health Center. Audience members can ask questions. Each presentation is open to all members of the UNL community.