Spring 2017 Teaching and Learning Symposium

Date: Time: 1:00 am–4:10 am Location: Nebraska Innovation Campus Conference Center
The Spring 2017 Teaching and Learning Symposium: Motivation, Engagement, Innovation, and Evidence features a keynote presentation “Teaching for Brain-Based Learning: Evidence-Based Strategies to Motivate and Engage Students” by Dr. Todd Zakrajsek, co …

Soft Skills Workshop: Skills You Need to Succeed! (East Campus)

Date: Time: 9:00 am–5:00 pm Location: Nebraska East Union
This is a short workshop consisting of a presentation and an interactive session mediated by Dr. Renee Rioux. Dr. Rioux received her PhD at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and is currently Product Development Manager at Bayer Crop Science.

Hina Matsuri

Date: Time: 11:00 am–2:00 pm Location: Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center
Come celebrate Girl’s Day with the Kawasaki Reading Room!

Build a Healthy Lunchbox

Date: Time: 11:45 am–12:30 pm Location: Recreation and Wellness Center - East Campus
Join the “bringer” movement and save thousands of dollars each year by packing your own weekday lunches. We’ll get you started by helping you plan your lunchbox (+ give you one!). Today’s lunch is covered: we’ll make and enjoy a Southwest …

Self-Care Fair

Date: Time: 12:00 pm–2:00 pm Location: Nebraska Union
Your one-stop shop for everything self-care and eating disorder awareness! We will have cookies, positive affirmations, trash fat talk, information on eating disorders, healthy recipes, coloring books and much more. Drop by anytime during the fair.

Earth & Atmospheric Sciences Stout Lecture

Date: Time: 3:30 pm Location: Bessey Hall
Renee Clary, Mississippi State University, will present “Lessons from Controversies in the History of Geology: Can Agassiz’s Glacial Theory Inform Geoscience Education and Public Reception of Climate Change?”

M. Christina White, Chem Colloquium

Date: Time: 3:30 pm–4:30 pm Location: Hamilton Hall
Professor M. Christina White, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, will present “The Functionalization of C—H Bonds.”

First Friday featuring Luke Haynes

Date: Time: 4:30 pm–7:00 pm Location: International Quilt Study Center & Museum
Join us for FREE ADMISSION to the galleries as part of Lincoln’s First Friday art walk. Family activities are available.

First Friday

Date: Time: 5:00 pm–7:00 pm Location: Sheldon Museum of Art
Kicking off LINCOLNPHOTOFEST. Step into the art and get your portrait made. Catch a free screening of Kandahar Journals, the award-winning documentary by photojournalist Louie Palu (5:30PM).

First Friday at Sheldon: Lincoln PhotoFest 2017

Date: Time: 5:00 pm–7:00 pm Location: Sheldon Museum of Art
Join Sheldon as it kicks off Lincoln PhotoFest 2017, a month-long celebration of photography. Interact with students and community members as you create and share your own stories through pictures.

First Friday at the Great Plains Art Museum

Date: Time: 5:00 pm–7:00 pm Location: Center for Great Plains Studies
Join us for great art, food, and fun at Lincoln’s First Friday Art Walk at the Great Plains Art Museum. Admission is always free.

Screening: Kandahar Journals, a documentary by photojournalist Louie Palu

Date: Time: 5:30 pm Location: Sheldon Museum of Art
Sheldon Museum of Art presents a free screening of “Kandahar Journals,” an award-winning documentary by Louie Palu. This film tells the story of a photojournalist embedded with American troops in Afghanistan.

How to Change Your Life by Completely Ruining it First

Date: Time: 7:30 pm Location: Nebraska Union
Presentation by Brendan Leonard, author of ‘60 Meters to Anywhere’ and creator and contributor of Semi-Rad.com.


Date: Time: 7:30 pm Location: Lied Center for Performing Arts
A mother. A daughter. Three possible dads. And a trip down the aisle you’ll never forget! Have the time of your life at this smash-hit musical that combines ABBA’s greatest hits, including “Dancing Queen,” “S.O.S.,” “Take A Chance on Me …

Nebraska Men’s Lacrosse Club vs. Illinois State

Date: Time: 8:00 pm Location: Cook Pavilion
Open to the public.

Ongoing Events

Flatland Climbing Festival

Date: Time: All Day Location: Outdoor Adventures Center
Join climbers from around the United States for a festival of indoor climbing. The Flatland Climbing competition is part of the USA Climbing Collegiate Climbing Series, open to climbers of all skill levels: Beginner (5.6-5.8), Recreational (5.8-5.9 …