Friday, November 9

HIV Testing

12:00 pm–4:00 pm Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center
The University Health Center will be offering free and confidential HIV testing. Results in 20 minutes. Sponsored by the University Health Center, OASIS, and Students for Sexual Health.

Sister Circle: A Support Group for Women of Color

12:00 pm–1:00 pm Nebraska Union
Counseling and Psychological Services at the University Health Center provides a number of support groups throughout the semester on campus. Sister Circle is a support group for women of color and is led by Charlesette Foster.

Mechanical & Materials Engineering

1:30 pm–3:30 pm Nebraska Hall
“I. Size effects in combustion of isolated methanol droplets, and II. Autoignition in Unstrained, Laminar Mixing Layers,” PhD Dissertation Defense by Inkant Awasthi (Mechanical Engineering). Advisor: Dr. George Gogos. On Friday, November 9 at 1:30 …

How Could This Happen?

2:30 pm–12:00 am Andersen Hall
Join Malcolm Moran, award winning sports journalist and journalism professor at Penn State, in a look at the Jerry Sandusky case, one of the biggest scandals of the decade. For more info: contact Charlyne Berens at 402-472-3041

Applied Ecology Seminar

3:00 pm–4:00 pm Hardin Hall
Adam Schapaugh an SNR PhD student will be leading a seminar on the topic “Accounting for parametric uncertainty in Markov decision processes.”

6th Annual Pi Mu Epsilon Lecture Series: Solving Real-World Problems with Mathematics and Computing

3:30 pm–5:00 pm Avery Hall
Presented by Michael Parks, senior member of the technical staff at Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico. Reception in Room 348, Avery Hall 3:30-4 p.m. Lecture, 4-5 p.m. in Avery 115.

Chemistry Colloquium

3:30 pm–4:30 pm Hamilton Hall
“From Genome Sequences to New Anti-infectives —- Biosynthetic Mechanisms and Metabolic Engineering” presented by Professor Liangcheng Du, University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Open to the Public.

Beta Burrito Bash

7:00 pm–12:00 am Beta Theta Pi Chapter House
Join Beta Theta Pi for chicken and beef burritos and nachos. Beta Theta Pi is raising money to benefit the Lighthouse after-school program for 6th through 12th graders. Cost: $4 in advance, $5 at the door

“Pearl” - a film based on the poem by Ted Kooser

7:30 pm–8:30 pm Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center
You are invited to join The Ross Media Arts Center and Sheldon Museum of Art for a FREE EVENT featuring actor and director Dan Butler and former U.S. Poet Laureate Ted Kooser.

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.”

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 …