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Thursday, November 8th

Time Event Title
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 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.
12:00 pm-1:00 pmBIOC Grad Student Seminar w/Sandhya Gopalakrishnan BEADLE CENTER
"MitoNEET-driven alterations in adipocyte mitochondrial activity reveal a crucial adaptive process that preserves insulin sensitivity in obesity"
1:00 pm-4:30 pmUAAD Professional Development Workshop DelRay Ballroom
Best Work/Best Self: Time and Stress Management for Busy People presented by Paul Wesselmann
2:00 pm-3:00 pmDiscipline-based education research meeting BESSEY HALL
"Nanoscience Outreach," Talk presented by Steve Ducharme, Professor and Vice Chair Department of Physics and Astronomy, Nebraska Center for Materials and Nanoscience
3:30 pm-4:30 pmSBS Seminar - Luwen Zhang HAMILTON HALL
4:00 pm-5:00 pmVeteran's After Action Group City Campus Union
Share your experience of military service with other OEF/OIF/OND veterans that GET IT. Facilitated by SFC (Ret) Kim Moore, who served in the Nebraska Army National Guard for 21.5 years of active duty service. Her service included working in administration, logistics, training, aviation, pay, and travel. She served in Afghanistan 2008-2009. SFC Moore received her M.S. in Counseling in 2010 and is a Provisionally Licensed Mental Health Provider. Sponsored by the Women's Center and University of Nebraska Student Veterans Organization. Monthly meetings beginning on Thursday, November 8 from 4-5pm @ 338 Nebraska Union.
5:00 pm-6:30 pmNew Faculty Present Research Bailey Library
November 8, 5:00-6:30pm Dudley Bailey Library
Opportunity for those in the Medieval and Renaissance Studies Program to meet our new faculty, Malte Rehbein, Department of History, and Nora Peterson, Department of French, who will present their research agendas and goals.
Refreshments will be served
5:00 pm-6:30 pmMedieval and Renaissance Studies Program: New Faculty Present Research ANDREWS HALL
Opportunity for those in the Medieval and Renaissance Studies Program to meet our new faculty, Malte Rehbein, Department of History, and Nora Peterson, Department of French, who will present their research agenda and goals.
5:30 pmAnthroGroup hosting Professor Michael Hoff OLDFATHER HALL
Michael Hoff will be presenting on the Roman site Antiochia ad Cragum Field School Project and his most recent find
6:00 pm-7:30 pmEnvironmental Cognition and Education Seminar--David Krantz BURNETT HALL
The Role of Ethical Standards in Individual and Group Decisions

David Krantz (Center for Research on Environmental Decisions, Columbia University) will give a talk exploring ethics and environmental decision making.
7:00 pm-8:30 pmFilm Screening: "Problema" SHELDON MUSEUM of ART
Screening of the film "Problema" in conjunction with the exhibition "Women Call for Peace: Global Vistas." The film documents an international conversation held at the Table of Free Voices on September 9, 2006 in Berlin. More than 100 people from 50 nations came together to voice their ideas about problems facing the world.

After the screening, we will discuss some of the questions raised at the Table of Free Voices in a short round-table discussion including:

-Rev. Fritz Hudson, Minister, Unitarian Church of Lincoln
-Dr. Chantal Kalisa, Associate Professor of Modern Languages and Women's and Gender Studies, UNL
-Sharon Kennedy, Curator of Cultural and Civic Engagement, Sheldon Museum of Art
-Shela Shanks, Social Justice and Peace Advocate, Attorney (licensed to practice in New York)
-Josh Snowden, Fusion Project Coordinator, Asian Community and Cultural Center

For more information about Problema, visit www.problema-thefilm.org
7:00 pm-11:30 pmGive and Cake City Campus Union
Eat cupcakes and help Theta Phi Alpha raise money for St. Gianna's Women's Home.
7:00 pmUnion Bank Presents: Avatar Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center
Students can see a free showing of the movie "Avatar." Walk Union Bank's blue carpet at 6 p.m. Pick up tickets at the Union Bank branch in the Nebraska Bookstore from 9 am-6pm on Thursday, November 8. Free for students with valid NCard
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.
7:30 pmUniversity Theatre: Paragon Springs TEMPLE BUILDING
University Theatre presents "Paragon Springs" by Steven Dietz and directed by Carrie Lee Patterson. Based on Ibsen's "An Enemy of the People."

Performances are Nov. 8-9 and 14-16 at 7:30 p.m. and Nov. 11 & 18 at 2 p.m. in the Studio Theatre, located on the 1st floor of the Temple Building.

Tickets are $16 general admission, $14 faculty/staff and senior citizens, and $10 for students. Tickets are available at http://www.unltheatretickets.com, the Lied Center ticket office (402-472-4747) or at the door one hour prior to curtain.

For more information, visit http://go.unl.edu/unltheatre.
7:30 pm2012: An End of Days? City Campus Union
Edwin Barnhart, archeologist, explorer and expert on Mayan culture, will give a lecture on the ancient Mayan prediction that the world will end in 2012. He will talk about the Mayan calendar, Mayan culture, and give his own prediction on whether the world will end in 2012. Free for UNL students. $5/faculty, staff and public
7:30 pmMovie Series: Standing Bear's Footsteps Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center
Join UNITE in Celebration of Native American Heritage Month. Refreshments served

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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