Tuesday, February 28

Where has all the farmland gone?

6:00 pm–9:00 pm Plant Sciences Hall
How to deal with the urbanization and conversion of productive farmland will be the topic of discussion in a 15-week series of courses taking place on the University of Nebraska–Lincoln East Campus.

UHC Flu Shot Clinic

9:00 am–11:00 am University Health Center
Open to students, faculty and staff. Walk-ins only, no appointments. Shots are free for students. Students 18 or younger must bring with them a 2016-17 Flu Shot Form (health.unl.edu/forms) filled out by a parent or guardian.

UHC Flu Shot Clinic

2:00 pm–4:00 pm University Health Center
Open to students, faculty and staff. Walk-ins only, no appointments. Shots are free for students. Students 18 or younger must bring with them a 2016-17 Flu Shot Form (health.unl.edu/forms) filled out by a parent or guardian.

Dish It Up

12:00 pm–1:00 pm Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center
Join us for a conversation about the hot topics on campus and in society!

Drop-in Support Group

3:00 pm–4:00 pm University Health Center
Do you have concerns that you could use support around? Come to this drop-in group and meet with a Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) therapist! No check-in required — just meet in the main CAPS waiting room on the second floor of the …

Adult Children of Alcoholics Support Group

4:00 pm–5:00 pm Benton Hall
This support group is for students who have an alcoholic mother, father or guardian, but we will welcome students who have an alcoholic partner.

New Acquisitions from the Textiles, Merchandising & Fashion Design’s Historic Costume Collection

8:30 am–4:00 pm Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery
This new exhibition, running through March 3, 2017, features a selection of recent acquisitions and donations to the collection. A key goal of the collections program is to accession objects that fit into and expand the cultural, historical, and …

Tree Care Workshop – Alliance

All Day Knight Museum - Alliance
Developed specifically for public works employees, landscape managers, tree board volunteers, arborists, nursery and green industry professionals and landscape enthusiasts, these workshops cover emerging issues in tree and landscape care.

Initial Pesticide Training- Lincoln - Lancaster County

8:30 am–5:00 pm Lancaster County Extension Building
Pre-licensing training for commercial/noncommercial pesticide applicators.

Linking Study Abroad & Student Career Development–Staff Only Presentation

9:00 am–11:00 am Nebraska Union
“Linking Study Abroad & Student Career Development”

Log Cabins Exhibition by Luke Haynes

10:00 am–4:00 pm International Quilt Study Center & Museum
Luke Haynes is an architect whose design materials are quilts. Building his trade from the vernacular of quilt making, Haynes multiplies 50 full-size quilt variations on the iconic and graphic Log Cabin block design. His intention is to blur the …

Nebraska Quilts Exhibition

10:00 am–4:00 pm International Quilt Study Center & Museum
Celebrating 150 years of Statehood through quilts, the exhibition features works with Nebraska origins and history that bear witness to Nebraska’s vibrant quiltmaking heritage.

Fat Tuesday Lunch

10:30 am–2:00 pm Abel/Sandoz Dining Center
We’re not saying you’ll leave a few pounds heavier, but if you don’t we may be a little disappointed.

GFL Mardi Gras Lunch

10:30 am–1:30 pm Nebraska East Union
It’s Mardi Gras and that means we’re celebrating at the East Campus Union Café & Grill. Come join us!

Entrepreneur-in-Residence: Philip Zach

11:00 am–12:00 pm College of Business Administration
Since 1995, Philip Zach has been learning and growing in the craft of music. A founding member of the group Remedy Drive, he toured full time, playing over 200 shows a year around the world for nearly a decade. Phillip is now the executive producer …

Survey & Slices

12:00 pm Nebraska Union
Survey party for students to have their voices heard in regards to their experiences and opinions on campus climate.

NUgrant Basics: Routing Proposals

1:00 pm–2:00 pm Whittier Building
A hands-on tutorial in using NUgrant, UNL’s electronic grants management system, to route proposals. Addresses logging on, submitting and routing a proposal, as well as basic reporting functions. Please use the link below to register.

NUgrant Basics: Filing IRB Protocols

2:00 pm–3:00 pm Whittier Building
For faculty, students and researchers who include human subjects in research and teaching. Tips on creating an IRB protocol in NUgrant, addressing key elements of the NUgrant IRB protocol online form and essential information to include in your …

International Experiences Matter: Connecting your Story to your Future Career – Student Presentation

2:30 pm–3:30 pm Nebraska Union
“International Experiences Matter: Connecting your Story to your Future Career,” will be presented by Martin Tillman, President of Global Career Compass, with Q&A to follow.

Essays for Health School Applications

3:30 pm–4:30 pm Love Library South
What are professional school admissions committees looking for in your application essay? Learn how to write a great application essay for the health profession school you are applying to.

Entomology Seminar on the effects of plant viruses on vector-plant interactions

4:00 pm–5:00 pm Nebraska East Union
Elliot Knoell, a graduate student in the Entomology Department, will present the seminar, “The Effects of Plant Viruses on Vector-Plant Interactions”.

Sihem Boudina – CBC/RBC Seminar

4:00 pm–5:00 pm Beadle Center
Dr. Sihem Boudina, assistant professor, Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes, and an Investigator in the Program in Human Molecular Biology and Genetics, University of Utah School of Medicine, will present the seminar entitled “ …

Fat Tuesday Dinner

4:30 pm–8:30 pm Selleck Dining Center
We’ll see you at Selleck Dining for a Fat Tuesday Dinner!

GFL Mardi Gras Dinner

4:30 pm–7:00 pm Nebraska East Union
We enjoy Mardi Gras so much we’re celebrating twice! You won’t want to miss what Ron’s cooking up for this delicious meal.

3D Modeling and Printing for Ceramic Mold Making Demonstration

7:00 pm–9:00 pm Nebraska Innovation Studio
Learn how to do basic 3D modeling and then print your shape out on a 3D printer at Nebraska Innovation Studio, the makerspace at NIC. During this demo you will make a plaster mold from our 3D printer part and then cast it in clay.

Ongoing Events

UCARE Academic Year 2017-18 Application Period

12:00 am–3:00 pm Love Library South
To apply for UCARE, you must submit an online application during the open period for each UCARE term. No applications are accepted after 3 PM on the application close date, March 3, 2017.

Quilt Japan: Selections from the 12th Nihon Exhibition

10:00 am–4:00 pm International Quilt Study Center & Museum
Sponsored by the Japan Handicraft Instructors’ Association (JHIA), an organization promoting handcrafted arts and training in Japan for more than 45 years, the Quilt Nihon competition and exhibition began in 1989 and became an international …