|All day||Red Card Training TBA|
NFS is providing red card training to Nebraska Game & Parks Commission staff in preparation for fire season. The Red Card is part of the fire qualifications system used by all federal and many state and private wildland and prescribed fire management agencies. Upon completing the 11 weeks plus one field event, participants will receive certificates for the above courses.
|8:00 am-5:00 pm||Mock Interview Day NEBRASKA UNION|
Would you like a 30-minute mock interview with an employer to practice and receive feedback on your interview skills? Sign up at Husker Hire Link. Interview slots are limited. If the organization you are most interested in is already full, you will still get a great feel for an initial screening interview regardless of the organization with which you are matched. Subscription to Husker Hire Link and a resume is required for sign-up, and you must sign up for a mock interview in advance via Husker Hire Link.
Come professionally dressed for your interview in the Nebraska Union 225 interview rooms. Bring your resume and prepare to market your skills.
If you are unable to participate in the mock interviews with employers, schedule a mock interview with one of the counselors in Career Services by calling 472-3145.
|8:30 am||Printed Impressions: Source and Speculation Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery|
The exhibition features work by students in textile design courses alongside garments from the Historic Costume Collection of the Department of Textiles, Merchandising and Fashion Design. The exhibition examines the relationship between an historical garment and the objects they inspire.
The Friends of the Gallery will host a First Friday public reception on February 1, 2013 from 5:00-7:00 pm on the second floor of the Home Economics Building on UNL east campus.
|11:30 am-1:30 pm||Healthy Husker Booth NEBRASKA UNION|
The University Health Center's Healthy Husker peer educators sponsor a booth to educate UNL students about a variety of health and wellness topics.
|12:10 pm-12:55 pm||WLC Meeting Law College|
Informational meeting regarding canvassing for the Women's Law College Charity Auction.
|12:10 pm||WLC Meeting Law College|
details about canvassing for upcoming charity auction
|2:30 pm-4:00 pm||The Global Cafe SEATON HALL|
Meet friends from all over the world! The good news: students, faculty, and staff are enjoying getting together. We've had two successful Global Cafe get-togethers. Let's do it again, but on a different day and time. Please join Global Studies, Ethnic Studies, Women's & Gender Studies, and Judaic Studies for conversation and good cheer. Bring a friend and learn why interdisciplinary studies not only matters, but is interesting and fun. Come for some Indonesian, Ecuadorian, Kenyan coffee, teas, and cocoa. The floor is ours! If you have questions, contact Ian: firstname.lastname@example.org
|6:00 pm-7:00 pm||Organization for Tropical Studies Information Session BEADLE CENTER|
Organization for Tropical Studies (OTS) offers semester long and summer long study abroad experiences. You can study Tropical Biology in Cost Rica, African Ecology & Conservation in South Africa or Global Health in either Costa Rica or South Africa. Kala Wolfe from OTS will be sharing information at the Tri Beta and Undergraduate Research meeting. All students, faculty and staff are welcome!
|7:00 pm-9:00 pm||Prairie Schooner Native American Issue Launch featuring Sherman Alexie Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center|
Acclaimed author Sherman Alexie will be the featured author at the launch event of Prairie Schooner, the international literary journal at UNL, as it celebrates the release of its Winter 2012 issue. Alexie guest-edited a portfolio of poetry and prose by contemporary Native American authors in the issue. The event will take place at the Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center at 7 p.m. on January 28 and 29.
The two-day event is free and open to the public. On the first evening, during which Alexie will not be in attendance, Prairie Schooner will host a screening of "Smoke Signals," a film written and co-produced by Alexie. "Smoke Signals" won the Audience Award and Filmmakers Trophy at the 1998 Sundance Film Festival. On the second evening, Alexie will read from his creative work, which will be followed by an on-stage interview with Kwame Dawes, Prairie Schooner Editor-in-Chief, and a book signing.
Alexie’s most recent books are "War Dances" (Grove Press), stories and poems, and "Face" (Hanging Loose Press), a book of poems. He is the winner of the 2010 PEN/Faulkner Award, the 2007 National Book Award for Young People’s Literature, the 2001 PEN/Malamud Award for Excellence in the Short Story, and a Special Citation for the 1994 PEN/Hemingway Award for Best First Fiction.