|All day||UCARE: Application & Proposal Deadline N/A|
UCARE is UNL’s signature undergraduate research program that creates intellectual partnerships between UNL faculty and students. View or post applications at www.unl.edu/ucare.
|12:00 pm-4:00 pm||HIV Testing 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.
|1:00 pm-5:00 pm||Prairie Schooner Irish Issue Launch Party SHELDON MUSEUM of ART|
Irish writers Aidan Rooney and Sandra Bunting will interview and give readings from 1 - 3 p.m., followed by the Irish issue launch featuring guest readings from 3:30 - 5 p.m.
|3:30 pm-4:30 pm||Chemistry Colloquium HAMILTON HALL|
"Exploring How Chemistry Students Think" presented by Professor Vicente Talanquer, University of Arizona. Open to the Public.
|4:00 pm||Lecture on Ordained Women in the Middle Ages: When Women Were Clergy City Campus Union|
Gary Macy, Chair of Religious Studies at Santa Clara University
February 10, 4 p.m., Nebraska Union
Co-sponsored by the Departments of History and Classics and Religious Studies, Women’s and Gender Studies Program, University of Nebraska Research Council
|4:00 pm-5:00 pm||Mobile App Dev Contest ARCHITECTURE HALL|
We're inviting all students (coders and graphic artists) to take part in UNL's first mobile app development contest.
|5:30 pm-6:45 pm||IAS Lecture: Jazz Trombone Player Chris Washburne Rococo Theatre|
Multi-talented Chris Washburne (who is also a professor at Columbia University), has recorded over 150 albums and performed with the greatest names in music, including, Tito Puente, Marc Anthony, Justin Timberlake, Ray Barretto, Anthony Braxton, Duke Ellington Orchestra, Eddie Palmieri, Celia Cruz, and Ruben Blades. His books include Sounding Salsa: Performing Latin Music in New York (Temple University Press, 2008). He was voted "Rising Star of the Trombone" in the 2008, 2009, and 2010 Downbeat Critic's Poll.
The event is part of the Interdisciplinary Arts Symposium (IAS) Season III, which explores Immigration, Migration, and Transplantation, looking at the theme of transforming, transferring, or hybridizing cultural identity, and its expression in drama, music, and dance. We will look particularly at how immigrants to the United States use performance to tell their stories. For more information about IAS Season III events, please visit www.unl.edu/ias.
The interdisciplinary Arts Symposium is sponsored by the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts, presented, in part, by the Lied Center for Performing Arts, and funded, in part, by the Hixson-Lied Endowment. The 11-12 season is supported by the Cooper Foundation.
|7:00 pm||Prairie Schooner Irish Issue Launch Party SHELDON MUSEUM of ART|
Prairie Schooner hosts a reception featuring live Irish music and Irish-themed food and alcoholic beverages from 7:00 – 8:00 p.m., followed by feature readings by Nuala Ni Chonchuir, Deanie Rowan Blank, Aidan Rooney, and Sandra Bunting.
|7:30 pm-9:00 pm||Double Reed Day Concert WESTBROOK MUSIC BUILDING|
Double Reed Day kicks off with the concert featuring guest artists/clinicians Richard Svoboda, Principal Bassoonist of the Boston Symphony, and Heather Armstrong, Assistant Professor of Oboe and Theory at Luther College.
The repertoire will include Concerto in d minor for two oboes by Antonio Vivaldi, Recit et Allegro by Noël Gallon, Pibroch, for oboe and drones, 1981 by Melinda Maxwell, Three Pieces for bassoon piano by Halsey Stevens, "Signs Of" for oboe and recorded electronics by Maurice Monhardt, and Concerto in D major, "Le Phenix" by Michel Corrette.
The concert is on Friday, Feb. 10 at 7:30 pm in Westbrook Recital Hall, Room 119. This event is FREE and open to the public.
|8:00 pm-10:00 pm||Chris Washburne and SYOTOS Rococo Theatre|
Star jazz musician and ethnomusicologist, Chris Washburne (Ph.D. Columbia University), and the SYOTOS Band push the boundaries of Latin jazz, embracing dissonance and weaving contemporary up-tempo beats with a driving sound.
Called a "Latin jazz institution" by Time Out New York, SYOTOS carries an impressive legacy with former musicians of the Tito Puente and Eddie Palmieri bands. The band holds the longest running Latin jazz gig in New York City's history.
To purchase tickets: 402.476.4467, 1-800-514-ETIX (3849) or www.etix.com and www.rococotheatre.com.