Thursday, November 15

SCA Campus Visit

10:00 am–2:00 pm Hardin Hall
SCA Campus Visit

Corn Bowl Blood Challenge

11:00 am–6:00 pm Abel/sandoz Complex
Who is the best of the Blood Rivals? Help Nebraska beat Iowa! Sign up at www.ncbb.org or call 402-486-9414. Must bring an official photo ID. Eat before donating. Questions? Call 402-496-9414

National Collegiate Smokeout

11:00 am–1:00 pm Nebraska Union
The 36th American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout is Thursday, Nov. 15. University Health Center has several activities planned at the Nebraska Union to help UNL students, faculty and staff take the plunge and quit smoking.

BIOC Grad Student Seminar w/Nathan Palmer

12:00 pm–1:00 pm Beadle Center
“Metabolomic and Transcriptomic Comparison of Upland and Lowland Switchgrass Rhizomes”

Discipline-based education research meeting

2:00 pm–3:00 pm Bessey Hall
“Teaching Pre-Service Science Teachers How to Teach Inquiry by Example: A Case Study of a Geoscience Field Course,” Talk presented by David Harwood and Leilani Arthurs, Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences

Heuermann Lecture - Where America Must Lead: Ensuring the World Can Feed Its People

3:30 pm–5:00 pm Hardin Hall
Catherine Bertini, 2003 World Food Prize Laureate, will describe how the USA is positioned to lead in ensuring enough food is grown and is accessible worldwide in the next 40 years. Bertini currently is professor of Public Administration and …

Battle for Whiteclay

6:30 pm–12:00 am Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center
Join UNITE in Celebration of Native American Heritage Month. Discussion to follow

NCMN Nanoscience Cafe

7:00 pm–12:00 am The Mill
UNL chemistry professor Jody Redepenning will talk about discoveries in composite biomaterials leading to hard tissue replacement for injured soldiers and others.

NCMN Nanoscience Cafe

7:00 pm–8:00 pm
UNL chemistry professor Jody Redepenning will talk about discoveries in composite biomaterials leading to hard tissue replacement for injured soldiers and others.

Want to do it all?

7:00 pm–12:00 am City Campus Union
Want to do it all? And be exceptional at everything you do? Need to be “on” all the time? WANT TO BE PERFECT? It’s not just you. Join us at the Women’s Center for an hour of discussion and connection. We’ll focus on the work of Brene Brown, Ph.D., L. …

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 …

Prairie Schooner presents: Poetry by Charlene Spearen

7:30 pm–12:00 am Indigo Bridge Books
Charlene Spearen is an assistant professor and chair of the Humanities Division at Allen University. Her credits include “A Book of Exquisite Disasters” (University of South Carolina Press), and a chapbook, “Without Possessions” (Stepping Stone Press …

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