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Wednesday, February 20th

Time Event Title
9:30 am-10:30 amWhat's New in Windows 8? NEBRASKA EAST UNION
Come and see a tour of Windows 8. Each session will be one hour with time for questions.
11:00 am-2:00 pmBlood Pressure Checks Canfield Administration Building
Student Affairs TRIO Program.
11:45 am-1:00 pmUAAD Founder's Day East Campus Union
The Carl A. Donaldson Award for Excellence
in Management and The Floyd S. Oldt Award for Exceptional Service & Dedication at UNL are two great ways to recognize the people you love to work with.

These awards are given each year in February at our Founder’s Day Celebration. Our speaker will be Ellen Weissinger.

Nominations for the awards are due by Feb.
1, 2013 and the current forms can be found at
12:00 pmTerence Donohue, UNMC, to Present NGN Seminar East Campus Union
Dr. Terence Donohue, Omaha VAMC and UNMC Department of Research & Internal Medicine, will present at the Nebraska Gateway to Nutrigenomics Seminar Series at noon. All interested faculty, postdocs, students and staff are invited to attend this free seminar.
12:00 pm-1:00 pmEthics Brown Bag - Graduate Student Welfare - Led by Christopher Gibilisco NEBRASKA UNION
Join us once a month for conversation about ethics in context. You bring your experience, expertise and interest in ethics; we'll bring your lunch.

Sponsored by UNL's Robert J. Kutak Center for the Teaching and Study of Applied Ethics.

The Ethics Center promotes ethics across the disciplines at UNL. As part of our mission, we host brownbag luncheons throughout the academic year. These monthly luncheons provide an interdisciplinary forum for faculty, students, and staff to discuss relevant case studies that highlight ethical questions arising throughout the disciplines.

If you would like to attend the February 20 brownbag and would like us to supply a lunch, please e-mail Steven Swartzer at by noon on Friday, February 15. Or, if you prefer to bring your own lunch, feel free to just show up.

Visit our website:
3:30 pmOlson Seminar - Engaging Lifelong Learners in Natural History: Land-Grant Mission of NU State Museum Great Plains Art Museum
Speaker: Priscilla C. Grew, Director, University of Nebraska State Museum and Professor, Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, UNL

Sponsored by the Center for Great Plains Studies. Free and open to the public.
3:30 pm-4:30 pmSpring 2013 Water Seminar Series HARDIN HALL
The visit by this week’s lecturer, Megan Mullin, has been cancelled in advance of the expected snowstorm. Instead, we will show a videotape of “Formulating, Applying and Constraining Hydrological Models: Modeling 101”—a lecture delivered last year by William Woessner, a highly regarded modeler from University of Montana.

The Nebraska Water Center, a part of the Daugherty Water for Food Institute, is hosting Megan Mullin from Temple University to speak on the topic "The New Local Politics of Water."
4:00 pm-5:00 pmCANCELLED - Spring 2013 Biotechnology / Life Sciences Seminar Series BEADLE CENTER
“Construction and potential applications of engineered minichromosomes in plants,” will be presented by Jim Birchler, University of Missouri. A reception will be held at 3:30 p.m. The event is open to the public.
6:00 pm-7:00 pmChinese Corner NEBRASKA HALL
Free! Learners of all levels welcome! This is a good place to practice your conversational Chinese and make friends. Topics for spring semester: Chinese movie, travel, food, and other interesting topics. Sponsored by UNL Confucius Institute, organized by the Chinese instructors at the Institute who are native Chinese speakers. For more information, please contact: Julia at or Robert at
7:00 pmBiology Club Meeting with Dr. Devin Nickol, UNMC MANTER HALL
Dr. Devin Nickol is Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine at the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC). In addition to patient care, he directs courses for medical students at UNMC.

UNL students have an opportunity to take BIOS 452/852 Field Epidemiology with Dr. Nickol at Cedar Point Biological Station this summer!

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
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
Feb 1st-Apr 28thExhibition: "Encounters: Photography from the Sheldon Museum of Art" SHELDON MUSEUM of ART
Feb 1st-Apr 28thExhibition: "Making a Presence: F. Holland Day in Artistic Photography" SHELDON MUSEUM of ART
Feb 1st-Mar 17thExhibition: "My Nebraska/Nuestra Nebraska" SHELDON MUSEUM of ART
Feb 11th-Mar 1stPrinted Impressions: Source and Speculation Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery
Feb 18th-Feb 23rd"Celebrate Awesome": E-Week at Nebraska Engineering programs in Omaha Peter Kiewit Institute

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