Wednesday, February 20

What’s New in Windows 8?

9:30 am–10:30 am Nebraska East Union
Come and see a tour of Windows 8. Each session will be one hour with time for questions.

Blood Pressure Checks

11:00 am–2:00 pm Canfield Administration Building
Student Affairs TRIO Program.

UAAD Founder’s Day

11:45 am–1:00 pm East Campus Union
The Carl A. Donaldson Award for Excellence

Ethics Brown Bag - Graduate Student Welfare - Led by Christopher Gibilisco

12:00 pm–1:00 pm 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.

Terence Donohue, UNMC, to Present NGN Seminar

12:00 pm 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 …

Olson Seminar - Engaging Lifelong Learners in Natural History: Land-Grant Mission of NU State Museum

3:30 pm–12:00 am Great Plains Art Museum
Speaker: Priscilla C. Grew, Director, University of Nebraska State Museum and Professor, Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, UNL

Spring 2013 Water Seminar Series

3:30 pm–4:30 pm 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 …

CANCELLED - Spring 2013 Biotechnology / Life Sciences Seminar Series

4:00 pm–5:00 pm 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.

Chinese Corner

6:00 pm–7:00 pm 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, …

Biology Club Meeting with Dr. Devin Nickol, UNMC

7:00 pm–12:00 am 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.

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:

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.

Exhibition: “Modern Madness: The Armory Show Revisited”

10:00 am–5:00 pm Sheldon Museum of Art
In celebration of the 100th anniversary of the International Exhibition of Modern Art at Manhattan’s Sixty-Ninth Regiment Armory in February 1913, Sheldon Museum of Art presents “Modern Madness: The Armory Show Revisited,” an exhibition of the art …

Exhibition: “Encounters: Photography from the Sheldon Museum of Art”

10:00 am–5:00 pm Sheldon Museum of Art
“Encounters” showcases the Sheldon Museum of Art’s superlative photography collection, focusing on American transnationalism and highlighting the artistic, cultural, geographic, scientific, and technological conflicts and concurrences that shaped …

Exhibition: “Making a Presence: F. Holland Day in Artistic Photography”

10:00 am–5:00 pm Sheldon Museum of Art
Explores the artists’s iconoclastic uses of images to create a multifaceted persona.

Exhibition: “My Nebraska/Nuestra Nebraska”

10:00 am–5:00 pm Sheldon Museum of Art

Printed Impressions: Source and Speculation

All Day Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery
Printed garments from the Historic Costume Collection inspired students in textile design courses to create repeat designs using digital and hand screen printing.

“Celebrate Awesome”: E-Week at Nebraska Engineering programs in Omaha

All Day Peter Kiewit Institute
It’s National Engineering Week—themed “Celebrate Awesome” and you can join the fun at Nebraska Engineering programs in Omaha.