Thursday, November 29

Stress Management

11:00 am–11:30 am University Health Center
Lunch n’ Learn

BIOC Grad Student Seminar w/Ryan Grove

12:00 pm–1:00 pm Beadle Center
“Up-regulation of the mitotic checkpoint component

Stress Management

12:00 pm–12:30 pm University Health Center
Lunch n’ Learn

Stress Management

1:00 pm–1:30 pm University Health Center
Lunch n’ Learn

Discipline-based education research meeting

2:00 pm–3:00 pm Bessey Hall
“Discipline-Based Education Research: Understanding and Improving Learning in Undergraduate Science and Engineering,” Talk presented by Stacey Lowery Bretz, Professor of Chemistry at Miami University in Ohio. She was a member of the committee …

Physics Colloquium: Probing Matter with Extreme Light

3:30 pm–5:00 pm Jorgensen Hall
Extremely high electromagnetic field intensity, so-called extreme light, is produced at the focus of an ultra-high-peak power laser, such as UNL’s Diocles laser. During its interaction with matter, light at this extreme limit can accelerate …

“Humanities on the Edge” presents Lutz Koepnick

5:30 pm–7:00 pm Sheldon Museum of Art
This is the second of two “Humanities on the Edge” lectures during fall semester (the other is Oct. 11). The topic for what is the series’ third year is “Aesthetics/Performance/Politics.”

Cave/Cinema: Werner Herzog’s Cave of Forgotten Dreams and the Politics of Time

5:30 pm–12:00 am Sheldon Museum of Art
Lutz Koepnick from Washington University in St. Louis will lecture. Free public event.

3-2-1 Quick Pitch Competition

6:00 pm–8:30 pm Memorial Stadium
Make It Happen: Student Quick Pitch Competition

Marc Rosenberg

6:00 pm–12:00 am City Campus Union
Author of Eating My Feelings. Sponsored by LGBTQA and Spectrum. See the website at

Melancholy Play

7:30 pm–12:00 am Temple Building
By Sarah Ruhl, directed by Joshua Waterstone. An unexpected comedy about melancholy in a post-pharmaceutical world. Melancholy Play is an irrational play with a highly rational live cellist. Tickets: $6 at

Percussion Ensemble

7:30 pm–9:00 pm Kimball Recital Hall
The Percussion Ensemble will perform in concert on Thursday, Nov 29 at 7:30 pm in Kimball Recital Hall. Tickets: General admission $5, student/senior $3, available at the door approx. one hour before the performance.

Theatrix: Melancholy Play

7:30 pm–12:00 am Temple Building
In the play, a comedy about sadness, Tilly is beautiful and melancholy. Everyone she meets falls in love with her. Then one day she is suddenly happy—and things get very strange. An unexpected story of melancholy in a post-pharmaceutical world, …

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
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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 …


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