Thursday, February 21

What’s New in Windows 8?

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

Recruitment Booth

1:00 pm–2:30 pm City Campus Union
For HH & WA. Sponsored by Health Education and Outreach

Discipline-Based Education Research Seminar Series

2:00 pm–3:00 pm Bessey Hall
Dr. Tonia Durden from the Department of Child, Youth, and Family Studies will share findings from a national environmental scan of the early childhood and school age professional development conducted within the Cooperative Extension System. Findings …

SBS Seminar - Liana Zanette, University of Western Ontario

3:30 pm–4:30 pm Hamilton Hall
Franklin D. Roosevelt famously said “the only thing we have to fear is fear itself”. I will take you through a series of field experiments showing that this rhetorical flourish accurately reflects a fundamental biological fact. Predators kill …

Going Global: Finding Jobs in the US and Abroad

4:00 pm–5:00 pm Nebraska Union
Interested in working abroad or applying your international interest while working in the United States? Knowing where to look for opportunities is your first step. UNL Career Services staff will demonstrate the “Going Global” website and other print …

Early Modern Papers

5:00 pm–12:00 am Bailey Library
“A Widow’s Will: Examining Widows and their Relationships in Early Modern England and America”

Medieval and Renaissance Studies Program Presents:

5:00 pm–12:00 am Andrews Hall
A Widow’s Will: Examining Widows and their Relationships in Early Modern England and America - Alyson Alvarez, Graduate Student, History, UNL and “In Counterfeit Passion”: Cross-Dressing, Transgression, and Fraud in Shakespeare and Middleton - …

Leonard Bernstein’s Candide

7:30 pm–12:00 am Kimball Recital Hall
Newly adapted from Voltaire by Mary Zimmerman. Music by Leonard Bernstein. Book originally adapted from Voltaire by Hugh Wheeler. Lyrics by Richard Wilbur. Additional lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, John Latouche, Lillian Hellman, Dorothy Parker, and …

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.

Nebraska Women in Agriculture Conference

9:00 am–1:45 pm Kearney Holiday Inn
2013 Nebraska Women in Agriculture Conference. Keynote and group speakers will be Jolene Brown from West Branch, Iowa; R.P. Smith from Broken Bow, Cheryl Burkhart-Kriesel from Gurley, and Temple Grandin from Greeley, Colo.