Wednesday, November 28

4-H Home Environment Training

9:30 am–3:30 pm Lancaster Extension Education Center
Review manual and hands on activities from each of the project books. Assistants, Educators, Leader & Junior Leaders are invited to attend. Registration fee of $25 is due to the Lancaster County Extension Office by Nov. 14, 2012.

Indian Taco Sale

11:00 am–1:00 pm City Campus Union
Join UNITE in Celebration of Native American Heritage Month. $5

Meet the Dietitian

11:30 am–1:00 pm Nebraska Union
University Health Center dietitian, Anne Widga, RD, will be at the Wellness Booth in the Nebraska Union to answer your questions.

Robert Lewis from UNMC to Present NGN Seminar

12:00 pm–1:00 pm Nebraska East Union
Robert Lewis, Eppley Institute for Cancer research, UNMC, will present at the Nebraska Gateway to Nutrigenomics Seminar Series at noon. All interested faculty, students, and staff are welcome to attend this free seminar.

NUgrant Basics: Proposal Routing; IRB Protocols; Interest Reporting

1:00 pm–4:30 pm Alexander Building - West
Hands-on help sessions for NUgrant users. Proposal routing session runs from 1-2:30, followed by IRB Protocols from 2:30-3:30 and Interest Reporting from 3:30-4:30. Register for each session separately at research.unl.edu/nuramp/nugrant.shtml.

Windows 8 & Office 2013 Preview

1:30 pm–3:00 pm Nebraska Union
1:30–2:00: Windows 8 has been reimagined. The new look may be frustrating and hard to understand, but once you find out the meaning behind the change, it will make everything easier to work with. Learn about the new features of Windows 8 and the …

Diversity Leadership Symposium Higher Education Series

3:30 pm–12:00 am City Campus Union
Speaker: Hill Harper. For more information see www.go.unl.edu/dls.

Diversity Leadership Symposium Higher Education Series: Hill Harper

3:30 pm–12:00 am Nebraska Union
Hill Harper, known for his role on CSI, will address efforts to better America’s social climate, and life as an actor and author. Harper graduated Magna Cum Laude from Brown University, and earned degrees in Law and Public Admin. from Harvard.

Content Convergence Conference

3:45 pm–5:00 pm Andersen Hall
Analytics: Your dashboard to drive toward content success

Fall 2012 Biotechnology / Life Sciences Seminar Series

4:00 pm–5:00 pm Beadle Center
“Innate and adaptive immunity to influenza infection in the mouse model and humans,” will be presented by Dr. Paul Thomas, St. Jude Children’s Hospital. A reception will be held at 3:30 p.m. The event is open to the public.

Artisan Showcase for Sheldon Art Association Members

5:00 pm–8:00 pm Sheldon Museum Of Art
Fourteen artists are featured at this shopping event for Sheldon Art Association members. Enjoy wine and cheese, your 10% member discount, and an additional 10% discount on Museum Store merchandise.

Celebration of 600th anniversary of the birth of Joan of Arc

5:00 pm–12:00 am Bailey Library
Joan of Arc festival to celebrate the 600th anniversary of her birth, with a scholarly presentation, poetry, music, and scenes from plays about Joan of Arc

Celebration of 600th anniversary of the birth of Joan of Arc

5:00 pm–12:00 am Bailey Library
Joan of Arc festival to celebrate the 600th anniversary of her birth, with a scholarly presentation, poetry, music, and scenes from plays about Joan of Arc.

E.N. Thompson Forum on World Issues

7:00 pm–12:00 am Lied Center For Performing Arts
The death penalty continues to generate intense debate, including in Nebraska — one of 33 states that authorize capital punishment. In this debate, Nebraska Solicitor General J. Kirk Brown and University of Colorado Boulder professor Michael …

UPC Presents Second Chance Cinema

7:00 pm–12:00 am Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center
UPC will host a screening of the film “Lawless”. Students will need to show their NCards. Free

UPC Presents Second Chance Cinema

9:30 pm–12:00 am Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center
UPC will host a screening of the film “Lawless”. Students will need to show their NCards. 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 …

Tanning

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

Nebraska Center for Materials and Nanoscience sponsors public exhibit at Pioneers Park Nature Center

8:00 am–4:00 pm Pioneers Park
This public exhibit introduces nanoscale science through snowflakes, lotus leaves, butterflies, and minerals. Learn how nanoscientists mimic nanostructure principles and phenomena in nature to develop new products that are revolutionizing our lives …

The Divine Comedy

9:00 am–5:00 pm City Campus Union
Exhibit of Drawings in the Rotunda Gallery. Sponsored by The Department of Classics & Religious Studies