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Monday, November 5th

Time Event Title
8:00 am-Nov 9th 5:00 pmDare to Care Food Drive Center for Civic Engagement
November 5th - 9th will be the Dare to Care collection week. There will be food barrels around campus that are free will donation and do not count toward team points. Teams will also be able to collect this week and drop off their donations to the Union on the 9th for points.
9:00 am-11:00 amFlu Shot Clinics UNIVERSITY HEALTH CENTER
The University Health Center offers walk-in flu shot clinics - no appointments required. Flu shots are free for UNL students paying UPFF facility fees and $30 for faculty and staff. The UHC will file Blue Cross Blue Shield claims for faculty and staff members under the wellness benefit. You must have your insurance card at the time of vaccination in order to file a Blue Cross Blue Shield claim only. If you have used up your wellness benefit for the 2012 coverage period, you will be sent a bill from the UHC. The clinics will be held from 11:30am to 1pm on the following dates at:

Dec. 3: Harper Schramm Smith Dining Hall
Dec. 4: Abel/Sandoz Dining Hall
Dec. 5: East Campus Union
Dec. 6: Nebraska Union - Wellness Booth

Forms are available on-line for you to fill out prior to coming to one of the flu shot clinics to speed up the process. If you are unable to make one of the clinics, you can make an appointment at 402-472-5000.
9:00 am-10:00 amMS Thesis Defense HARDIN HALL
Chris Jorgensen will present his Thesis Defense seminar on the topic, "Assessing Local and Landscape Constraints on Habitat Management for Grassland and Upland Birds."
12:00 pm-1:00 pmLGBTQA Brown Bag Discussion Group NEBRASKA UNION
Bring your lunch and join the discussion. The following topics will be discussed:
• Sept. 10: Adjusting to college life and being out on campus.
• Oct. 1: LGBTQ History - where have we been and where are we at now? Looking at the history of LGBTQ rights at UNL and society at large.
• Nov. 5: Social media and the LGBTQ community — how Facebook, Twitter, and other social media impacts our relationships with family, friends, and partners.
• Dec. 3: Heading home for the holidays. How do we deal with family after being away at school and making our own decisions? Topics may include deciding on whether to come out to parents, bring romantic partners home, dealing with family discord, and more.

All Brown Bag discussions in the LGBTQA Resource Center on the 3rd floor in the Nebraska Union.
12:30 pm-2:00 pmHealthy Husker Booth NEBRASKA UNION
The University Health Center's Healthy Husker peer educators sponsor a booth to educate UNL students about a variety of health and wellness topics.
12:30 pmHealth Literacy City Campus Union
Healthy Husker Booth
3:00 pm-4:00 pmFall 2012 Grassland Seminar Series East Campus Union
Terry Klopfenstein, Professor, Dept. of Animal Science, UNL, “Cattle, Forage, Corn, Ethanol and Residues”
3:00 pm-5:00 pmCNFM Seminar cosponsored with NCMN SCOTT ENGINEERING CENTER
Presenter: Dr. Ralf Richter
CIC biomaGUNE, San Sebastian, Spain, The Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems,
Stuttgart, Germany, and Joseph Fourier University, Grenoble, France
3:30 pmPsychology Department Colloquium BURNETT HALL
Ingrid Haas, Ph.D. (Department of Political Science, UNL) will give a talk in Burnett 77, “The Context-Dependent Nature of Uncertainty.” A reception in Burnett 313 will follow.

Haas earned her Ph.D. in psychology from Ohio State and has a Courtesy Appointment in the Psychology Department.

Much of her current work focuses on how uncertainty interacts with threat to shape political behavior (e.g., political tolerance) and underlying cognitive and neural processing. For more information on her work, see her web pages (
3:30 pm-5:20 pmMechanical & Materials Engineering OTHMER HALL
“Beyond The Traditional Polarization Response in Polar-polymers: Some Amazing Properties of The Ferrorelaxor Polymers,” by Qiming Zhang, Ph.D. On Monday, November 5, 2012 at 3:30 p.m. in 105 Othmer Hall. The seminar will be preceded by a reception at 3:30 in 105 Othmer Hall. The public is welcome!
4:00 pmTrue Life...Of a Grad Student BURNETT HALL
Presented by Psi Chi & UPO. What to do during application process; What is life really like in Grad School? What is daily life like for a Grad student: How are seminars different from classes? How are relationships with mentors? These questions and more will be answered as UNL's Graduate Students sit on a panel for us! No professors will be in attendance, so we will get the full scoop. Attending meetings gets your name put in for a gift card drawing at the end of the school year.
4:30 pmDiversity Leadership Symposium Higher Education Series: Chad Smith Law College
Chad Smith, former Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation, will discuss developing leadership, improving education, while preserving cultural values and language.
5:30 pm-6:30 pmChinese Corner NEBRASKA UNION
The Chinese Corner is a good place to practice your conversational Chinese. It is free! Learners at all levels are welcome. The Chinese Corner is sponsored by UNL Confucius Institute, organized by the Chinese instructors at the Institute who are native Chinese speakers.

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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

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