Thursday, March 16

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.

FREE HIV Test Site

12:00 pm–2:00 pm Selleck Hall
Get tested for HIV and learn how to reduce your risk. Results in 20 minutes! Open to students, faculty and staff.

Canvas Tea Time – Open office hours and support

2:00 pm–4:00 pm Brace Laboratory
Have a Canvas question? Get Canvas help and enjoy some hot tea!

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.

Latina Discussion and Support Group

12:00 pm–1:00 pm Nebraska Union
Free for UNL students. A discussion and support group intended to address issues faced by Latina women across campus. Goals of the group are to support and empower one another, discuss and reflect on issues important to Latina women, listen and …

A través de los años: Costa Rican History through Conceptual Apparel Design

8:30 am–4:00 pm Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery
“A través de los años: Costa Rican History through Conceptual Apparel Design”, a graduate student thesis exhibition, runs from March 13th through March 24th. The general public and the university community are invited to attend an opening …

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.

Canvas – Turnitin tool

9:30 am–10:15 am Canfield Administration Building South
Similar to SafeAssign in Blackboard, Turnitin is an Internet-based plagiarism-prevention tool available in Canvas.

“How Today’s Students Conduct Research”

10:00 am–11:30 am Love Library South
In this keynote, research takeaways are presented from PIL’s nine research studies. An information-seeking typology for understanding students’ strategies and difficulties with research tasks is introduced. Highlights are also presented from …

Genealogy Group to Discuss DNA as a Tool for Genealogy

11:30 am–12:30 pm Love Library South
Genealogy over Lunch, a University Libraries’ group designed to help individuals explore and organize family history, will meet to discuss DNA and its use by genealogists. Bring your questions about DNA.

Canvas Brown Bag-Monthly topics

12:00 pm–1:00 pm Nebraska Union
We will meet in the Nebraska Union to discuss Canvas and answer questions users have about the transition from Blackboard to Canvas. The presenters were all part of the Canvas Pilot.

Spring Break Wellness Giveaways

12:00 pm–2:00 pm Nebraska East Union
Free water bottles, sunscreen, condoms, lip balm and more! While supplies last.

Look! @Lunchtime

12:15 pm Sheldon Museum of Art
Ashley Hussman, assistant curator of exhibitions, will facilitate a 15-minute dialogue about a group of images by documentary photographer Susan Meiselas on view in the exhibition “Conflict and Consequence: Photographing War and Its Aftermath.”

Panel Discussion: Critical Literacies for a Mass Information Age

1:00 pm–2:30 pm Love Library South
This panel will investigate critical literacies for our current mass information age, including visual literacy, news literacy, global literacy, and information literacy. Panelists will discuss the literacies that are crucial to our students’ …

SBS Seminar: Justin Yeakel, University of California, Merced

3:30 pm–4:30 pm Hamilton Hall
“Extinction, Cope’s Rule, and the Dynamics of Starvation and Recovery”

UNL Faculty Connector

3:30 pm–6:00 pm Nebraska Innovation Campus Conference Center
A new opportunity for all UNL faculty to network and socialize in a casual setting.

Morill Hall Madness

5:00 pm–8:00 pm Morrill Hall
Join us for a screening of “Jurassic World” followed by a discussion about the movie with a paleontologist. Later, dig into the Marx Discovery Center.

Women Photographing War, a panel discussion

6:00 pm Sheldon Museum of Art
Presented in conjunction with the Sheldon exhibition “Conflict and Consequence: Photographing War and Its Aftermath,” Anne Wilkes Tucker, curator emerita of photography at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, will moderate a panel discussion with …

University Singers Performance

7:30 pm–8:30 pm Boys Town Dowd Chapel
In honor of Boys Town’s 100th Anniversary, The University Singers will present a concert celebrating Boys Town’s rich history of choral music. The concert will include sacred works performed by the Boys Town Choir during their touring years in …

Ongoing Events

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 …