Friday, March 31

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.

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.

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.

26th Annual Robert Mittelstaedt Doctoral Symposium

8:00 am–9:00 pm Courtyard by Marriott
Each spring the Department of Marketing at UNL hosts the Robert Mittelstaedt Marketing Doctoral Symposium. Modeled after the Haring Symposium held annually at Indiana University, participant schools send representatives to Lincoln for a two-day …

Great Plains Symposium: Flat Places, Deep Identities

8:30 am–5:30 pm Nebraska Innovation Campus Conference Center
“Mapping” as a metaphorical concept has also proved valuable to humanists and others attempting to understand our region. The 2017 Great Plains Symposium invites exploration of how place and mapping influence Great Plains identity, culture, …

‘Friday LIVE’ Features Concordia Vocal Jazz Choir, Big Brass Quintet

8:30 am–10:30 am Terry M. Carpenter Telecommunications Center
NET’s “Friday LIVE” arts and entertainment radio show will feature special performances from Concordia University Nebraska’s Vocal Jazz Choir, the Rodney Marsalis Philadelphia Big Brass quintet and more.

Moving from Blackboard to Canvas

9:00 am–9:45 am Brace Laboratory
This workshop will cover some options for moving your Blackboard course into a Canvas course.

Canvas Essentials Workshop – Getting Started

10:00 am–11:00 am Brace Laboratory
Canvas (by Instructure) is our new Learning Management System for putting your courses online. This hands-on workshop will get you started with the basic functions and user interface of Canvas. In this workshop you will learn:

Cesar Chavez Week: Lunch & Learn

12:00 pm Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center
Learn about Latinos in western Nebraska and the experience of Chicanos in the U.S. military.

Highway Spending in Nebraska

12:00 pm–1:00 pm Online Webinar
This Webinar will discuss how to evaluate highway spending in a rural state such as Nebraska. Building on recent Bureau research, the Webinar will discuss the difference between highway spending and highway investment, the influence of highway …

Book Club

2:00 pm–3:00 pm Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center
Come join the Kawasaki Reading Room for our monthly Book Club! Bring a book, magazine, article, etc. related to Japan to share with the club.

Agricultural Economics Seminar

3:00 pm–4:30 pm Filley Hall
Presented by David Bullock, University of Illinois.

Agronomy and Horticulture Seminar – Paul Staswick

3:30 pm–4:30 pm Keim Hall
Paul Staswick, professor, UNL Department of Agronomy and Horticulture, will present “Regulating plants: The diverse and essential roles of hormone amino acid conjugates.”

Earth & Atmospheric Sciences Stout Lecture

3:30 pm Bessey Hall
Julie Demuth, NCAR, will present “Risk Communication, Assessment, and Responses to Extreme Weather.”

Gangli Wang, Chem Colloquium

3:30 pm–4:30 pm Hamilton Hall
Professor Gangli Wang, Georgia State University, will present “Imaging and Sensing based on Luminescence by Photo- and Redox- Activation in Atomic Precision Gold Nanoclusters.”

Entomology Seminar: “Symbiont-mediated Insecticide Tolerance in Honey Bees”

4:00 pm–5:00 pm Nebraska East Union
Bryant Gabriel, a graduate student in the Department of Entomology, will present the seminar, “Symbiont-mediated Insecticide Tolerance in Honey Bees.”

12th Annual Rawley Conference in the Humanities – Keynote

6:30 pm Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center
The HGSA is proud to announce the 12th Annual Rawley Conference in the Humanities. Our keynote address, “Navigating the Northwest Passage in Theory and Practice in Early Modern England,” will be given by alumni Nathan Probasco.

Free Friday Swim Night

6:30 pm–9:00 pm Mabel Lee Hall
Enjoy the water with your family and friends.

TAIKOPROJECT Interlocking Rhythms

7:30 pm Lied Center for Performing Arts
TAIKOPROJECT has dazzled stage and screen audiences for more than 15 years with its unique contemporary blend of taiko drums, music, storytelling and choreography. The only American company to ever win Tokyo’s prestigious International Taiko …

Behlen Observatory Public Night

8:00 pm–10:00 pm Behlen Observatory
Join us Friday, March 31st for a chance to see a number of beautiful celestial objects including the Great Orion Nebula, the Andromeda Galaxy, a thin Crescent Moon, and of course the king of the planets-Jupiter.

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 …

Layered Voices Exhibition

10:00 am–4:00 pm International Quilt Study Center & Museum
Layers are everywhere. They become apparent when we plumb the earth’s surface, make archeological digs to discover the history of civilizations, explore human anatomy, dress for the weather, dig in freshly fallen snow and count rings in the stump …