Friday, November 16

Corn Bowl Blood Drive Challenge

10:00 am–4:00 pm College of Engineering
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 402-486-9414

International Bazaar

11:00 am–2:00 pm City Campus Union
International RSOs will have booths set up in the Union to sell food and other small cultural items representing their home country. This is your opportunity to sample a variety of foods from around the globe. Cash only. Prices range from a …

HIV Testing

12:00 pm–4:00 pm Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center
The University Health Center will be offering free and confidential HIV testing. Results in 20 minutes. Sponsored by the University Health Center, OASIS, and Students for Sexual Health.

Sister Circle: A Support Group for Women of Color

12:00 pm–1:00 pm Nebraska Union
Counseling and Psychological Services at the University Health Center provides a number of support groups throughout the semester on campus. Sister Circle is a support group for women of color and is led by Charlesette Foster.

Applied Ecology Seminar

3:00 pm–4:00 pm Hardin Hall
Tom Bragg from the Department of Biology at UNO will lead a seminar on the topic “Long-term grassland plot research: results and potential.”

Chemistry Colloquium

3:30 pm–4:30 pm Hamilton Hall
“Expanding the Language to Program Cells” presented by Professor Christopher A. Voigt, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Sponsored by UNL Research Council. Open to the Public

Behlen Observatory Public Night

7:30 pm–10:00 pm Behlen Observatory
Behlen Observatory Public Night. No admission charge. For directions and more info, see

Pianist Adam Tendler at Sheldon Museum of Art

7:30 pm–12:00 am Sheldon Museum of Art
New York–based pianist Adam Tendler will perform John Cage’s landmark work for piano, “Sonatas and Interludes,” at the Sheldon Museum of Art on Friday, November 16 at 8:00 p.m. A preconcert talk with Tendler, moderated by NET Radio host Genevieve …

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.”

Music for Medicine

8:00 pm–12:00 am City Campus Union
Goal: Raise money to purchase medical supplies, infrastructure, and professional aid for impoverished nations. Raffle Prizes: Signed Karmin CD, Raising Cane’s Gift Certificate and More! Performances by Bathtub Dogs, Boots ‘N Cats, Big Red Singers, …

Black White Red Casino Charity Night

8:30 pm–11:30 pm CPN Dining
Cather Hall is hosting a casino night to benefit the Matt Talbot Kitchen & Outreach. Students can play blackjack, poker, roulette and cash in thier chips for tickets to win a drawing for a prize of their choice. They can participate in a silent …

Ongoing Events

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

All Day International Quilt Study Center & Museum
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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
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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
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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 …


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