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Thursday, February 28th

Time Event Title
9:00 am-11:30 amCornhusker Economics Outlook Lifelong Learning 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. With grant support from the Nebraska Corn Board and generous sponsorship from the Great Western Bank, this year’s series is provided at no cost to participants across the state.
11:30 am-1:30 pmBlended Learning Colloquium Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center
During the Blended Learning Colloquium, we will get down to the specifics of implementing blended learning in classrooms of all sizes and disciplines.

The panel discussion will include UNL faculty who have taught blended courses. They will share their efforts and engage in an extended Q&A. Our nationally recognized speakers—Dr. Ivan Shibley of Penn State and Dr. Alicia Cipria of The University of Alabama—will also join the conversation.

Please register at: http://online.unl.edu/Faculty-Resources/Faculty-Development/Events/Blended-Colloquium.aspx.
12:00 pm-1:00 pmBIOC Grad Student Seminar w/Samantha Swenson BEADLE CENTER
"Glucose-Induced Beta-Catenin Acetylation Enhances Wnt Signaling in Cancer"
2:00 pm-3:00 pmDiscipline-Based Education Research seminar series BESSEY HALL
Dr. Kathleen Wilson from the Department of Teaching, Learning, and Teacher Education will present a talk titled, "Formative Assessment as Action Research for Improving Student Learning." In this talk, she will present a framework for using formative assessments to inform instructional choices. She will also share work she is involved with to integrate inquiry-based formative assessment in K-12 instruction in order to facilitate meeting the Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts and Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science, and Technical Subjects.
3:30 pm-4:30 pmSBS Seminar -Joseph Dauer, Michigan State University HAMILTON HALL
5:00 pmUNL Geogrpahy Student Organization - China Revealed Documentary HARDIN HALL
The UNL Geography Student Organization invites you to a screening of China Revealed, a Discovery Atlas documentary, about "an ancient civilization poised for the future." This is the first video in their Making Global Connections video series, which focuses on increasing geographic literacy and awareness of global issues. For more about the film see the link below.

There will be a facilitated discussion after the video. The event is free and all students, faculty, and staff are welcome. Popcorn and refreshments will be available.
6:30 pm-9:00 pmCornhusker Economics Outlook East Campus Union
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. With grant support from the Nebraska Corn Board and generous sponsorship from the Great Western Bank, this year’s series is provided at no cost to participants.
7:00 pmHenry Ford's War Against Jews and the Legal Battle Against Hate Speech BESSEY HALL
A lecture by legal historian Vicki Woeste, Research Professor, American Bar Association. Co-sponsored by the Harris Center for Judaic Studies and the History Department.
7:00 pm-9:00 pmNut Orchard Planning, Planting, Care, and Harvesting Lancaster County Extension Building
If you want to plant just a couple nut trees or an orchard, you will find this seminar informative.
Everyone has different expectations and goals when planting nut tree seedlings. This seminar will introduce you to most aspects of what it takes to accomplish your goals and expectations. There will be also professional growers on hand to answer your questions.

Topics included:

• Planning phase will cover setting realistic goals, understanding an orchard environment, and the tasks to meet your goals so you will be successful.
• Planting phase will cover planting consideration and seedling selections.
• Caring phase will cover tasks required to bring a seedling to a productive producing nut tree.
• Harvesting tasks will cover harvesting techniques, processing, and marketing your nuts.
• A nut seedling cost-share program will also be introduced.

For more information

Heartland Nuts ‘N More
President, Larry Martin
www.heartlandnutsnmore.com
402-784-6887 or lottanuts@windstream.net

Nebraska Nut Growers Association (NeNGA) President, John Knorr www.nebraskanutgrowers.org
402-788-2717 or joknorr@attglobal.net

Ongoing Events:

Time Event Title
Apr 21st-Nov 30thMinerals & Meteorites MORRILL HALL
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

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