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Wednesday, November 7th

Time Event Title
All dayOpen Registration begins for Spring Semester 2013
All dayDiscover Engineering Days 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.

The event is hosted by the college's student organizations and is filled with hands-on activities that apply math, science and creative thinking skills. Students are responsible for bringing their own sack lunches. Each day will end with an optional tour of the UNL Dairy Store or Memorial Stadium.

OPTION 1 - The Dairy Store. Perfect for Nov. 7, the UNL Dairy Store is located in the East Campus Visitors Center. The UNL Dairy Store has been selling dairy products since 1917. At one time, the Dairy Store/Plant provided all the dairy products for the UNL Dormitories. Tour their facilities at NO COST. To arrange for a tour, contact the Dairy Store at 472-2828.

OPTION 2 - Tour of Memorial Stadium. Memorial Stadium is located between 10th street and Stadium Drive on the downtown campus of the University of Nebraska–Lincoln and is home to the Huskers. The tour starts at the West Stadium Security Entrance and lasts approximately one hour. Transportation will not be provided for East campus to Memorial Stadium, and guests are encouraged to park in the Stadium Drive Parking Garage. There is NO COST for this tour. To arrange for a tour, please contact the stadium at 472-3333.
All dayHire Big Ten+ International Virtual Career Fair 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.
11:45 am-1:00 pmUAAD November Meeting NEBRASKA UNION
"Get Better, Not Bitter: Conquering Challenges in Work and Life" presented by Paul Wesselmann
12:30 pm-3:30 pmEHS Colloquium 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.
2:00 pm-4:00 pmBuilding Bridges & Boundaries: Tips for GA's to Maximize Effectiveness in Work, School, Life Campus Recreation
Presented by Paul Wesselman. RSVP to Vicki Highstreet at 402-472-4771 or
3:30 pm-4:30 pmSNR Fall Research Seminar 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."
3:30 pm-5:00 pmInstitute for Ethnic Studies Colloquium ANDREWS HALL
"Race, Ethnicity, and the Election"
Panel Discussion with following participants as panelists. James Garza, Assoc Professor History and Ethnic Studies; Alice Kang, Asst. Professor Modern Languages & Ethnic Studies, Patrick Jones, Assoc. Professor History & Ethnic Studies, Sergio Wals, Asst. Professor Political Science & Ethnic Studies
4:00 pm-5:00 pmFall 2012 Biotechnology / Life Sciences Seminar Series 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.
7:00 pmAsk an Atheist UNL City Union
Have you ever wondered why atheists don't believe in God? Come ask one!

Join the Secular Humanists of UNL in the NE Union auditorium Wed. Nov. 7 to hear a six-student panel discussion wherein the students will first talk about their own experiences as atheists, (discussing why they don't believe in God, any religious affiliations they used to have, and experiences with religion), then there will be time for the audience to ask them questions about atheism and their views on religion. The purpose is to give a human face to atheists, who are so often stigmatized or ignored,and portray them as people with legitimate worldviews.
7:30 pm-9:00 pmWET INK! Student Composers 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 concerts will be in Westbrook Recital Hall in Room 119. These events are FREE and open to the public.

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
Nov 5th-Nov 9thDare to Care Food Drive Center for Civic Engagement
Nov 6th-Nov 9thFall UNL Research Fair NEBRASKA UNION

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