Wednesday, November 7

Discover Engineering Days

All Day UNL
The College of Engineering started Discover Engineering Days to introduce middle school students and their teachers to the various fields in engineering and the engineering programs offered at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Hire Big Ten+ International Virtual Career Fair

All Day Online
This online event allows international students to virtually connect with employers from across the country. Recruiters are looking to hire U.S. educated international students, so take advantage of this opportunity.

UAAD November Meeting

11:45 am–1:00 pm Nebraska Union
“Get Better, Not Bitter: Conquering Challenges in Work and Life” presented by Paul Wesselmann

EHS Colloquium

12:30 pm–3:30 pm East Campus Union
Machine Shop Safety is the the subject of the next Environmental Health and Safety Colloquium. The event is free of charge and open to all faculty, staff and students.

Building Bridges & Boundaries: Tips for GA’s to Maximize Effectiveness in Work, School, Life

2:00 pm–4:00 pm Campus Recreation
Presented by Paul Wesselman. RSVP to Vicki Highstreet at 402-472-4771 or

Institute for Ethnic Studies Colloquium

3:30 pm–5:00 pm Andrews Hall
“Race, Ethnicity, and the Election”

SNR Fall Research Seminar

3:30 pm–4:30 pm Hardin Hall
Dave Gosselin, Director of the Environmental Studies Program at UNL will lead a seminar on the topic “Exploring the Importance and Measurement of 21st Century Professionals Competencies in Undergraduate Students.”

Fall 2012 Biotechnology / Life Sciences Seminar Series

4:00 pm–5:00 pm Beadle Center
“Complexities of legume genomes and epigenomes: implications for crop improvement,” will be presented by Dr. Scott Jackson, University of Georgia. A reception will be held at 3:30 p.m. The event is open to the public.

Ask an Atheist

7:00 pm–12:00 am UNL City Union
Have you ever wondered why atheists don’t believe in God? Come ask one!

WET INK! Student Composers

7:30 pm–9:00 pm Westbrook Music Building
WET INK! features original works by School of Music composition students. The first concert will be Wednesday, Nov 7 at 7:30 pm. The second concert featuring a completely different repertoire will be the next night, Thursday, Nov 8 at 7:30 pm. Both …

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 …

Dare to Care Food Drive

8:00 am–5:00 pm 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 …

Fall UNL Research Fair

8:00 am–5:00 pm Nebraska Union
This campuswide celebration of research and creative activity features presentations and events for faculty, staff, students and the public. The fair brings national experts and others to campus where the campus community can interact and learn more …