Wednesday, February 27

Cornhusker Economics Outlook

9:00 am–11:30 am Panhandle Research & Extension Center
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. …

Junior Wednesdays

9:00 am–2:00 pm Van Brunt Visitor Center
Junior Wednesdays are a Husker Weekday visit specifically for juniors on Wednesdays in the spring. The visit begins at 9:15am and ends at 2:00pm. You will learn more about academics, student life, scholarships, and the Husker traditions! You will …

Watch TED2013 LIVE

10:30 am–9:00 pm Kauffman Academic Residential Center
This is a rare opportunity to watch all or part of a complete day of presentations and related activities at the main TED2013 conference in Long Beach, California. TEDxLincoln has obtained a license to host a viewing party of the day’s …

Content Convergence Conference

1:00 pm–3:00 pm Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center
Planning to be a part of the BIG picture

NUgrant Basics: Routing Proposals

1:00 pm–2:30 pm Alexander Building - West
The NUgrant sponsored programs module for proposal routing allows users to see all information about a single project in one “project view,” encompassing multiple years, awards or phases of a project. The module is interactive with other modules …

Cornhusker Economics Outlook

3:00 pm–5:30 pm Gudmundsen Sandhills Laboratory
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. …

Spring 2013 Water Seminar Series

3:30 pm–4:30 pm Hardin Hall
The Nebraska Water Center, a part of the Daugherty Water for Food Institute is hosting Annika Walters from the University of Wyoming to speak on the topic “Resistance and Resilience of Aquatic Communities to Low Flow Disturbance.”

Supercomputing Mini Workshop - Hosted by EAS

3:30 pm–5:00 pm Bessey Hall
SPEAKER: Wayne Cheng-Wei Huang (XSEDE Campus Champion)

Spring 2013 Biotechnology / Life Sciences Seminar Series

4:00 pm–5:00 pm Beadle Center
“Learning from natural immunity to HIV-1: developing effective vaccine and identifying novel target for HIV-1 prevention and treatment,” will be presented by Ma Luo, University of Manitoba/National Microbiology Laboratory. A reception will be …

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, …

Li-Young Lee Poetry Reading

7:30 pm–12:00 am Great Plains Art Museum
Free and open to the public with a reception and book signing to follow.

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 …