Tuesday, February 26

Cornhusker Economics Outlook

9:00 am–11:30 am Buffalo County Extension Office
UNL Extension and the UNL Department of Agricultural Economics are proud to present their 8th annual outlook meeting series across Nebraska. Listen to UNL ag economists and invited speakers team up to discuss the ag situation and outlook for 2013. …

Health Education and Outreach Booth

11:00 am–1:00 pm Nebraska Union
Stop by the Wellness Booth on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month for information on various health topics as well as freebies.

Stress Management

11:00 am–2:00 pm City Campus Union
Health Education and Outreach Booth

Helen Kelley Symposium for Excellence in Education lecture

11:30 am–1:00 pm Nebraska East Union
“Elevating the Capacity of Classroom Experiences for Promoting Children’s Learning Teacher-Child Interactions,” presented by Robert Pianta, University of Virginia. Free and open to the public

Free Tax Preparation Assistance for International Students and Scholars

12:00 pm–6:00 pm City Campus Union
Any non-US resident is eligible to receive free tax preparation at the UNL City Campus Union on Tuesday afternoons between February 26 and April 9. IRS-certified volunteers will prepare federal tax returns at the UNL VITA (Volunteer Income Tax …

Cocoa, Cookies, & Career Services

1:30 pm–12:00 am Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center
Visit with the Career Services staff in the OASIS Lounge. Bring your questions about resumes, internships, and the job search!

Big Ten MBA Recruiting Chat

4:00 pm–5:30 pm Online
This online event is a great opportunity for anyone considering an MBA to chat with eight of the Big Ten’s top-ranked MBA programs at once! Admissions representatives and current students from the following schools will be on hand to answer your …

CANCELLED —- Sheng Luan — Biochemistry / Redox Biology Center Seminar

4:00 pm–5:00 pm Beadle Center
Dr. Sheng Luan, Professor, Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, UC Berkeley, will present the seminar “A kinase-phosphatase network for ion channel regulation in plants” on Tues., February 26, 2013 at 4:00 PM in N172 Beadle Center.

Entomology Lecture

4:00 pm–5:00 pm Entomology Hall
“Medicinal properties of insects” by Ashley Yates, Entomology Graduate Student

Peace Corps Week Open House

4:00 pm–6:00 pm 420 University Terrace
Life is calling… Ever wonder how you can get paid to travel the world, visit exotic destinations, learn new languages, and push your limits, all while making a difference? The Lincoln-Omaha Returned Peace Corps community is here to show you how. …

Student Information Session on University Health Center Proposal

5:30 pm–12:00 am Nebraska Union
Information about the proposal by Bryan Health to provide a new health care facility and services for UNL students, faculty and staff will be provided during this session Feb. 26, 5:30 p.m. in the Nebraska Union Ballroom. UNL Chancellor Harvey …

Cornhusker Economics Outlook

6:30 pm–9:00 pm Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture
UNL Extension and the UNL Department of Agricultural Economics are proud to present their 8th annual outlook meeting series across Nebraska. Listen to UNL ag economists and invited speakers team up to discuss the ag situation and outlook for 2013. …

E.N. Thompson Forum on World Issues

7:00 pm–12:00 am Lied Center for Performing Arts
In her presentation, Nobel Laureate Shirin Ebadi will tie the efforts she’s made on behalf of women and religious minorities to the world of religious freedom, all while focusing on the importance of human rights throughout. This unique program …

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: “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.

Central Plains Irrigation Conference

9:00 am–3:00 pm Holiday Inn & Convention Center - Kearney, NE
Conference to provide producers in Nebraska, Kansas and Colorado with research-based recommendations for how to deal with drought, how to manage irrigation systems to increase the water productivity, and issues related to water quality and quantity …