Friday, March 31

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.

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 …

Agricultural Economics Seminar

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

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.

Graduate Travel Awards Program SUMMER Application Deadline

11:55 pm Nebraska Union
To apply, or for more information on the Graduate Travel Awards Program, visit

Ongoing Events

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 …