Thursday, November 8

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.

BIOC Grad Student Seminar w/Sandhya Gopalakrishnan

12:00 pm–1:00 pm Beadle Center
“MitoNEET-driven alterations in adipocyte mitochondrial activity reveal a crucial adaptive process that preserves insulin sensitivity in obesity”

UAAD Professional Development Workshop

1:00 pm–4:30 pm DelRay Ballroom
Best Work/Best Self: Time and Stress Management for Busy People presented by Paul Wesselmann

Discipline-based education research meeting

2:00 pm–3:00 pm Bessey Hall
“Nanoscience Outreach,” Talk presented by Steve Ducharme, Professor and Vice Chair Department of Physics and Astronomy, Nebraska Center for Materials and Nanoscience

SBS Seminar - Luwen Zhang

3:30 pm–4:30 pm Hamilton Hall

Veteran’s After Action Group

4:00 pm–5:00 pm 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 …

Medieval and Renaissance Studies Program: New Faculty Present Research

5:00 pm–6:30 pm 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.

New Faculty Present Research

5:00 pm–6:30 pm Bailey Library
November 8, 5:00-6:30pm Dudley Bailey Library

AnthroGroup hosting Professor Michael Hoff

5:30 pm–12:00 am Oldfather Hall
Michael Hoff will be presenting on the Roman site Antiochia ad Cragum Field School Project and his most recent find

Environmental Cognition and Education Seminar—David Krantz

6:00 pm–7:30 pm Burnett Hall
The Role of Ethical Standards in Individual and Group Decisions

Film Screening: “Problema”

7:00 pm–8:30 pm 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 …

Give and Cake

7:00 pm–11:30 pm City Campus Union
Eat cupcakes and help Theta Phi Alpha raise money for St. Gianna’s Women’s Home.

Union Bank Presents: Avatar

7:00 pm–12:00 am 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

2012: An End of Days?

7:30 pm–12:00 am 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 …

Movie Series: Standing Bear’s Footsteps

7:30 pm–12:00 am Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center
Join UNITE in Celebration of Native American Heritage Month. Refreshments served

University Theatre: Paragon Springs

7:30 pm–12:00 am 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.”

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 …