Friday, December 7

UNL Clay Club Winter Clay Sale and Raffle

9:00 am–7:30 pm Richards Hall
Raffle tickets: $1 each or $5 for 6. Enter to win ceramic work by faculty and students

UNL Fine Art Photography Sale and Raffle

9:00 am–7:00 pm Richards Hall
Top-notch work. Limited edition prints. Three Set Prices—$20, $40, $60. Cash only.

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.

Overview of New NSF Application Instructions

1:00 pm–2:00 pm East Campus Union
The Office of Research and Economic Development will host two one-hour informational sessions to help UNL applicants familiarize themselves with changes in the National Science Foundation’s new Proposal and Award Policies and Procedures Guide, …

Applied Ecology Seminar

3:00 pm–4:00 pm Hardin Hall
Mary Brown of SNR will lead a seminar on the topic “Nebraska’s Interior Least Terns and Piping Plovers in the Great Plains and beyond.”

Chemistry Colloquium

3:30 pm–4:30 pm Hamilton Hall
“Characterization of Protein Complexes: Pairing Surface-Induced Dissociation with Ion Mobility” presented by Professor Vicki H. Wysocki,Ohio State University. Michael L. Gross Award. Open to the Public.

First Friday at the International Quilt Study Center & Museum

4:30 pm–7:00 pm International Quilt Study Center & Museum
Come see the International Quilt Study Center and Museum free of charge the first Friday of every month from 4:30 to 7 p.m.

Chamber Singers

5:00 pm–6:30 pm Sheldon Museum Of Art
The Chamber Singers will perform in the annual holiday favorite, Winter Festival concert in the Great Hall of Sheldon Museum of Art on Friday, Dec 7 at 5:00 pm. This event is FREE and open to the public.

First Friday at Sheldon with the UNL Chamber Singers

5:00 pm–7:00 pm Sheldon Museum Of Art
The UNL Chamber Singers will perform a collection of songs on the theme of kindness, including Bach’s Magnificat, Heaven Haven by UNL alumnus Kurt Knecht, and Wanting Memories by Ysaye Barnwell.

Seeds of Kindness: First Friday Reception

5:00 pm–7:00 pm Sheldon Museum Of Art
The UNL Chamber Singers will perform a collection of songs on the theme of kindness, including Bach’s Magnificat, “Heaven Haven” by UNL alumnus Kurt Knecht, and “Wanting Memories” by Ysaye Barnwell. Free Admission

Free Fun Swim Night

7:00 pm–9:00 pm Mabel Lee Hall Pool
Campus Recreation is hosting a night for students and families to swim. Cost: Free for students or families with an NCard. $6 per person for general public

Acapocalypse! Bathtub Dogs Fall Show

7:30 pm–12:00 am City Campus Union
The Bathtub Dogs present their 2012 Fall Show. Student Tickets: $5 Pre-Sale/$7 at the door. Non-Student Tickets: $10. Doors open at 7:30 p.m., concert starts at 8 p.m.

Cornhusker Marching Band Highlights Concert

7:30 pm–9:30 pm Pershing Center
Relive the thrills of Husker’s season at the Cornhusker Marching Band Highlights Concert. Always a family favorite, the Highlights Concert will be Friday, Dec 7 at 7:30 pm in Pershing Auditorium, 226 Centennial Mall South, Lincoln.

Cornhusker Marching Band Highlights Concert

7:30 pm–12:00 am Pershing Auditorium
General admission tickets on sale through TicketMaster (Fees apply). Special price for seniors and students is available at the Pershing Center box office only. Pershing Box Office: 402-441-7766.Tickets: General Admission/$15, Students & Seniors/$10.

Cornhusker Marching Band Highlights Concert

7:30 pm–9:30 pm Pershing Center
The Cornhusker Marching Band performs all music from the 2012 season.

Musical Theatre Showcase

7:30 pm–9:00 pm Westbrook Music Building
The Musical Theatre Showcase concert will be presented on Friday, Dec 7 at 7:30 pm in Westbrook Recital Hall, Room 119.

UNL Student Observatory Public Night

7:30 pm–10:00 pm Stadium Drive Parking Garage
The UNL Student Observatory will be open every first Friday throughout the Fall 2012 semester. It’s open to the public — come by yourself or bring your kids, relatives, friends, or date! Whether you want to casually stop by for 5 minutes or spend an …

UNL Student Observatory Public Night

7:30 pm–10:00 pm Stadium Drive Parking Garage
Observatory located on top of Stadium Drive Parking garage at 10th and T. Free and open to the public. Refreshments available. See http://go.unl.edu/56f or email mbradar2@huskers.unl.edu

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
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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
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 …

Perfecting the Past: Colonial Revival Quilts

All Day International Quilt Study Center & Museum

Returning to the Farm

2:00 pm–3:00 pm Holiday Inn-downtown
Bringing a young person into a farm/ranch operation presents challenges. However, the business operation can accomplish numerous goals by helping the young person get a solid start in the operation, keeping the farm/ranch in the family, and ensuring …