Thursday, January 17

BIOC Grad Student Seminar w/Nick Eurek

12:00 pm–1:00 pm Beadle Center
“The half-life of DNA in bone: measuring decay kinetics in 158 dated fossils”

Situational Awareness

12:00 pm–1:00 pm City Campus Union
UNLPD will offer a free Brown Bag session titled “Situational Awareness”. This session will cover topics from severe weather to active shooters and disucss what options you have to be safe in these incidents.

Big Idea Seminar Series “Advancements in Plant Recognition and Identification Technology”

2:00 pm–5:00 pm Nebraska East Union
Simon Blackmore, Harper Adams University College in England

Charting our Water Future: Harnessing Private Sector Leadership to Transform Water Policy

3:30 pm–4:30 pm East Campus Union
Lee Addams’ seminar, “Charting our Water Future: Harnessing Private Sector Leadership to Transform Water Policy,” in the Nebraska East Union Cottonwood Room. This seminar is free and open to the faculty, staff and students.

Chemistry Colloquium

3:30 pm–4:30 pm Hamilton Hall
Hamilton Award Lecture “Preventing and Curing Infectious Diseases:Carbohydrate Vaccines and Continuous Flow Synthesis”, presented by Professor Dr. Peter H. Seeberger, Max Planck Institute for Colloids & Interfaces, Germany. Lecture in Room 110 …

Being a Trans* Ally Workshop

4:00 pm–5:30 pm Nebraska Union
Learn how you can become an ally to the transgender community. With the LGBTQA Resource Center

Relaxation Sensation

8:00 pm–11:00 pm City Campus Union
Waterbed Massage Tables/Chair Massages/Video Games/Crafts/Hair Stylists/Oxygen Bar/ and More. Featuring music by Brian Vranicar Trio. Free. Presented by Campus NightLife

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: “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

The Great Plains: America’s Lingering Wild

All Day Great Plains Art Museum

Climate Masters Classes

6:00 pm–8:30 pm Hardin Hall
Learn how to reduce your carbon footprint and share your knowledge with others through the 10-week Climate Masters course. The 2013 course will meet every Wednesday from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Jan. 16-March 20, 2013 in Hardin Hall.