Wednesday, December 5

Horticulture Club Poinsettia Sale

8:30 am–4:30 pm City Campus Union and Nebraska East Union
Deck the Halls with Poinsettias! Three different sizes and numerous varieties. Pink Poinsettias supporting Breast Cancer Research.

Senior Capstone Poster Session

9:30 am–10:20 am UNL City Union
The Department of Communication Studies welcomes the campus community to its poster session for the senior capstone course. Communication Studies majors will present posters detailing their semester research projects. These projects engage …

Stress Free Zone

11:00 am–2:00 pm Nebraska Union
Come to relax and unwind before finals week.

Flu Shot Clinics

11:30 am–1:00 pm East Campus Union
The University Health Center offers walk-in flu shot clinics - no appointments required. Flu shots are free for UNL students paying UPFF facility fees and $30 for faculty and staff. The UHC will file Blue Cross Blue Shield claims for faculty and …

Environmental Cognition and Education Seminar—Connie Roser-Renouf

4:00 pm–5:30 pm Bessey Hall
Engaging Diverse Audiences with Climate Change: Message Strategies for Global Warming’s Six Americas

Fall 2012 Biotechnology / Life Sciences Seminar Series

4:00 pm–5:00 pm Beadle Center
“From genomics to effectors: how do oomycetes and fungi cause disease,” will be presented by Dr. Brett Tyler, Oregon State University. A reception will be held at 3:30 p.m. The event is open to the public.

Poetry by solder-poet Brian Turner

7:00 pm–12:00 am Great Plains Art Museum
Brian Turner is a soldier-poet who is the author of two poetry collections, Phantom Noise (2010) and Here, Bullet (2005) which won the 2005 Beatrice Hawley Award, the New York Times “Editor’s Choice” selection, the 2006 Pen Center USA “Best in …

Support the Women’s Center at “Becoming” Anthology Reading

7:00 pm–12:00 am The Coffee House
Join us for a reading by some of the authors featured in “Becoming: What Makes a Woman.” “Becoming” is an anthology of poems and essays that explores formative, personal moments in women’s lives. Marge Saiser, Adrian Koesters, and Margie Lukas will …

Wind Ensemble

7:30 pm–9:00 pm Kimball Recital Hall
The Wind Ensemble will perform in concert on Wednesday, Dec 5 at 7:30 pm in Kimball Recital Hall. Tickets: General admission $5, student/senior $3, available at the door approx. one hour before the performance.

Ongoing Events

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
Museum Hours:

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
Museum Hours:

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 …

Nebraska Center for Materials and Nanoscience sponsors public exhibit at Pioneers Park Nature Center

8:00 am–4:00 pm Pioneers Park
This public exhibit introduces nanoscale science through snowflakes, lotus leaves, butterflies, and minerals. Learn how nanoscientists mimic nanostructure principles and phenomena in nature to develop new products that are revolutionizing our lives …