Friday, March 3

Tea Time Friday

10:00 am–5:00 pm Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center
Stop by the Kawasaki Reading Room every Friday for tea time! Each Friday, we will be brewing a tea for people to come taste.

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 …

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.

Spring 2017 Teaching and Learning Symposium

1:00 am–4:10 am 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)

9:00 am–5:00 pm 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.

Build a Healthy Lunchbox

11:45 am–12:30 pm 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 …

Agronomy and Horticulture Seminar – Marty Schmer

3:30 pm Keim Hall
Marty Schmer, research agronomist, USDA-ARS, will present “Corn residue utilization effects on yield, crop water use, and the soil resource.”

Earth & Atmospheric Sciences Stout Lecture

3:30 pm 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

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

First Friday featuring Luke Haynes

4:30 pm–7:00 pm 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 at Sheldon: Lincoln PhotoFest 2017

5:00 pm–7:00 pm 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

5:00 pm–7:00 pm 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

5:30 pm 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.


7:30 pm 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

8:00 pm Cook Pavilion
Open to the public.

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 …

Flatland Climbing Festival

All Day 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 …