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Tuesday, January 29th

Time Event Title
11:00 am-2:00 pmEducation Abroad Fair NEBRASKA UNION
Learn about study abroad opportunities!! Faculty leaders and program providers will have tables set up and are happy to talk with you or you can just pick up fliers.
12:00 pm-3:00 pmSoybean Management Field Day Research Update UNL Extension in Holt County
The Soybean Management Field Day Research Update will provide the latest information and results from the summer's Soybean Management Field Days.

Date and Locations include:

Tuesday, January 29, 12 noon - 3 p.m., UNL Extension Office – O’Neill
Wednesday, January 30, 12 noon - 3 p.m., Fairgrounds – Lexington
Thursday, January 31, 12 noon- 3 p.m., Wunderlich’s Catering – Columbus
Thursday, January 31, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m., Hruska Memorial Public Library, David City 

Watch for more details.

The field days and the research updates are sponsored by the Nebraska Soybean Board in partnership with UNL Extension in the university's Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources and are funded through checkoff dollars. The United Soybean Board (USB), through soybean checkoff investments, is committed to making your checkoff pay off.

For more information, contact the Nebraska Soybean Board at (800)852-BEAN or University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension at 1-800-529-8030.

Download the brochure at:
4:00 pm-5:00 pmInsights into Internships NEBRASKA UNION
Hear from a panel of interns, employers and career services staff about:
* identifying opportunities
* developing application materials
* managing details like academic credit,housing and more.
If you are unable to attend, but still have questions about internships, call our office at 472-3145 for an individual appointment.
4:00 pm-5:00 pmBiochemistry / Redox Biology Center Seminar -- Eberhard O. Voit BEADLE CENTER
Eberhard O. Voit, Professor and David D. Flanagan Chair in Systems Biology, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University Medical School, will present the seminar "Computational Systems Biology: From Simple Models to System Simulation and the Discovery of Design Principles" on Tues. Jan. 29, 2013 at 4:00 PM in N172 Beadle Center.

Voit's research interests lie in the area of complex biomedical systems and their computational analysis. In particular, he has been involved with the development and application of Biochemical Systems Theory for thirty years. Work in his lab presently focuses on genomic, metabolic, and signaling systems with applications reaching from microbial and plant systems to human diseases.
4:00 pm-5:00 pmEntomology Lecture ENTOMOLOGY HALL
"Biochemical, physiological, and anatomical insights into aphid-bioenergy grass interactions" by Travis Prochaska, Entomology Graduate Student
5:30 pm-7:00 pmMBA Information Session COLLEGE of BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
Please join us to learn about our MBA curriculum, admission processes and career advantages. A light meal will be served. Register at
6:30 pm-7:30 pmUNL Student Chapter Meeting NEBRASKA HALL
American Water Works Association and Water Environment Federation present Guest Speaker: Dr. Wayne Woldt, UNL Biological Systems Engineering. Meeting Topic: "Water Security and Sustainable Communities Through Adaptive Infrastructure Management" You don't have to be an engineering student to enjoy. Pizza and beverages will be provided. Contact: Dorian Roffe-Hammond (
7:00 pm-9:00 pmPrairie 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.
7:00 pm-8:00 pmCedar Point Biological Station Information Session Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center
The Biology Ambassadors & Mentors (BAM) invites students, faculty and staff to come learn about Cedar Point Biological Station’s unique learning experience from students who have been there. Cedar Point Biological Station (CPBS) is a field station near Lake McConaughy in western Nebraska. At CPBS, you won't just study biology. You'll DO Biology! CPBS is ideal for field work because its 1,000 acres include streams, ponds, riparian forests, wet meadows and grasslands.

For more information, contact John Garbisch at or Julie McManamey at, 402-472-7665.
7:30 pm-9:00 pmFaculty artists: Chiara String Quartet KIMBALL RECITAL HALL
The Chiara String Quartet will perform in the Hixson-Lied Concert Series, a series of four concerts over the Fall 2012 and Spring 2013 semesters.

The concerts will begin on Tuesday, Sept. 18 at 7:30 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall. The following concerts will be on Monday, Nov. 19, Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013, and concluding on Tuesday, March 26. Each will be at 7:30 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall.

The repertoire for each performance will be:

Sept 18, 2012 -7:30 pm
Mozart String Quartet in F major, K. 590

Mendelssohn String Quartet in F minor, Op. 80

Felix Mendelssohn String Octet in E-flat, Op 20 (with the Skyros Quartet)

Nov 19, 2012 - 7:30 pm
W.A. Mozart String Quartet in C Major, K. 465
Gabriela Lena Frank Milagros (2010)
Antonin Dvorak String Quartet in F Major, Op. 96 (“American”)

Jan 29, 2013 - 7:30 pm
Beethoven Quartet in F major, op 18, no. 1

Henri Dutilleux String Quartet: 'Ainsi la Nuit'

Maurice Ravel String Quartet in F Major

Mar 26, 2013 - 7:30 pm

Joseph Haydn String Quartet in C Major, Op 20 No. 2

Dan Welcher, The Wind Won't Listen, for bassoon and string quartet (with Jeff
McCray, bassoon)

Antonin Dvorak Piano Quintet in A Major, Op. 81 (with Mark Clinton, piano)

Individual concert tickets are Adults $20, Seniors $10, and Students $5.

Tickets are available through the Lied Center box office at 402-47204747 or 800-432-3231.

All four concerts can be purchased as a series at the subscription rate of Adults $60, Seniors $30, and Students $15.
7:30 pmChiara String Quartet Kimball Event Center
Second in a series of concerts over the Fall 2012 and Spring 2013 semesters. Beethoven Quartet in F major, op 18, no.1; Henri Dutilleux String Quartet: 'Ainsi la Nuit'; Maurice Ravel String Quartet in F Major. Individual concert tickets are $20/Adults, $10/Seniors, $5/Students. Tickets are available through the Lied Center box office at 402-472-4747 or 800-432-3231

Ongoing Events:

Time Event Title
Apr 21st-Nov 30thMinerals & Meteorites MORRILL HALL
Aug 3rd-Feb 24thExhibition: Studio Art Quilt Associate’s 20th Showcase International Quilt Study Center & Museum
Aug 3rd-Apr 21stExhibition: "Five Decades of Collecting" SHELDON MUSEUM of ART
Sep 7th-Jun 2ndExhibition: Indigo Gives America the Blues International Quilt Study Center & Museum
Nov 19th-Jan 31stNebraska Center for Materials and Nanoscience sponsors public exhibit at Pioneers Park Nature Center Pioneers Park
Dec 7th-Sep 1stPerfecting the Past: Colonial Revival Quilts International Quilt Study Center & Museum
Jan 4th-Mar 30thThe Great Plains: America's Lingering Wild Great Plains Art Museum
Jan 16th-Mar 20thClimate Masters Classes HARDIN HALL
Jan 22nd-Apr 21stExhibition: "Modern Madness: The Armory Show Revisited" SHELDON MUSEUM of ART
Jan 22nd-Feb 1stUNL Master Plan Exhibition ARCHITECTURE HALL

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