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Thursday, November 15th

Time Event Title
10:00 am-2:00 pmSCA Campus Visit HARDIN HALL
SCA Campus Visit

The Student Conservation Association (SCA) will be on campus next Thursday, NOV 15. The SCA offers expense-paid internships with the national park service and other conservation organizations. This is a great way for students to gain hands-on experience in a competitive field. The representative will have a table set up in the first floor wouth lobby of Hardin Hall from 10:00 - 11:00 and again from 1:00 - 2:00. Any student interested is encouraged to stop by and learn more.
11:00 am-1:00 pmNational Collegiate Smokeout 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.
11:00 am-6:00 pmCorn Bowl Blood Challenge Abel/Sandoz Complex
Who is the best of the Blood Rivals? Help Nebraska beat Iowa! Sign up at or call 402-486-9414. Must bring an official photo ID. Eat before donating. Questions? Call 402-496-9414
12:00 pm-1:00 pmBIOC Grad Student Seminar w/Nathan Palmer BEADLE CENTER
"Metabolomic and Transcriptomic Comparison of Upland and Lowland Switchgrass Rhizomes"
2:00 pm-3:00 pmDiscipline-based education research meeting 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
3:30 pm-5:00 pmHeuermann Lecture - Where America Must Lead: Ensuring the World Can Feed Its People 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 International Relations at the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University; and is co-chair of the Global Agricultural Development Initiative at The Chicago Council of Global Affairs.
6:30 pmBattle for Whiteclay Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center
Join UNITE in Celebration of Native American Heritage Month. Discussion to follow
7:00 pm-8:00 pmNCMN Nanoscience Cafe
UNL chemistry professor Jody Redepenning will talk about discoveries in composite biomaterials leading to hard tissue replacement for injured soldiers and others.
7:00 pmNCMN Nanoscience Cafe The Mill
UNL chemistry professor Jody Redepenning will talk about discoveries in composite biomaterials leading to hard tissue replacement for injured soldiers and others.
7:00 pmWant to do it all? 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.M.S.W., author of 'I Thought It Was Just Me (but it isn't)', 'The Gifts of Imperfection,' and 'Daring Greatly'. Contact Claire to RSVP at 402-472-9428 or or come without reservation. We'll be sharing snacks & drinks
7:30 pmParagon Springs--University Theatre Fall 2012 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 recommended. For Tickets: Telephone (402)472-4747 or (800)432-3231; Online: ; Walk-Up: Lied Center Ticket Office, 301 N. 12th St, 11am-5:30pm, M-F; One hour prior to performances in Temple's 1st Floor Lobby. Reservations are strongly recommended!
7:30 pmUniversity Theatre: Paragon Springs 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."

Performances are Nov. 8-9 and 14-16 at 7:30 p.m. and Nov. 11 & 18 at 2 p.m. in the Studio Theatre, located on the 1st floor of the Temple Building.

Tickets are $16 general admission, $14 faculty/staff and senior citizens, and $10 for students. Tickets are available at, the Lied Center ticket office (402-472-4747) or at the door one hour prior to curtain.

For more information, visit
7:30 pmPrairie Schooner presents: Poetry by Charlene Spearen 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 Editors Series Award). Her poems have appeared in "Seeking: Poetry and Prose Inspired by the Art of Jonathan Green (University of South Carolina Press), "-gape-seed" (Uphook Press), "Country Dog Review" as well as other journals. Free and Open to the Public.

Indigo Bridge Books is at 701 P Street #102

Ongoing Events:

Time Event Title
Jan 13th-Dec 2ndExhibition: “What’s in a Name? Inscribed Quilts” International Quilt Study Center & Museum
Apr 21st-Nov 30thMinerals & Meteorites MORRILL HALL
Aug 3rd-Feb 24thExhibition: Studio Art Quilt Associate’s 20th Showcase International Quilt Study Center & Museum
Aug 3rd-Apr 21stExhibition: "Five Decades of Collecting" SHELDON MUSEUM of ART
Sep 7th-Jun 2ndExhibition: Indigo Gives America the Blues International Quilt Study Center & Museum
Sep 18th-Jan 13thExhibition: "Women Call for Peace: Global Vistas" SHELDON MUSEUM of ART
Oct 5th-Dec 9thWestward Bound: Big Color Landscape Photographs Great Plains Art Museum
Oct 5th-Jan 20thExhibition: "The Geometric Unconscious: A Century of Abstraction" SHELDON MUSEUM of ART
Nov 12th-Nov 16thGeography Awareness Week HARDIN HALL
Nov 12th-Nov 30thTanning City Campus Union

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