Wednesday, October 7

Pizza, Reading and Conversation with Justin Taylor

11:30 am–1:00 pm Andrews Hall
Pizza! Reading and Conversation with fiction and nonfiction writer Justin Taylor, author of ‘Everything Here is the Best Thing Ever,’ ‘The Gospel of Anarchy,’ and ‘Flings.’

Global Cafe: Discussion on Russia and Ukraine

12:30 pm–1:30 pm Nebraska Union
Join a Russian visiting Fulbright Scholar Vladimir Terentyev and Dr. Radha Balasubramanian (professor of Russian) for a discussion on the current state of affairs between Russia and Ukraine.

Dr. Philip Bates, University of Southern Mississippi

4:00 pm–5:00 pm Beadle Center
“Deciphering bottlenecks within designer oilseed engineering: What controls fatty acid flux?,” will be presented by Dr. Philip Bates, University of Southern Mississippi. A reception will be held at 3:30 p.m. The event is open to the public.

Pre-Heath: MCAT Workshop

4:00 pm–5:00 pm Love Library South
What is on the MCAT? How can you prepare for the exam? Join us for an overview and helpful tips.

Great Plains Talk: Walter Echo-Hawk

7:30 pm–8:30 pm Great Plains Art Museum
Walter Echo-Hawk will speak about his path toward his Pawnee ancestors in Nebraska in a talk titled “Roots: My Journey to Indigenous Nebraska.”

Ongoing Events

MME/NCMN Seminar – Victor Barocas

3:30 pm–12:00 am Jorgensen Hall
Professor Victor Barocas of the University of Minnesota will be speaking. The title of his talk is, “Multiscale mechanical modeling of fibrous tissues.”