Wednesday, April 5

GSAW – Donuts with the Dean

8:00 am–10:00 am Nebraska Union
Graduate Student Assembly Graduate-Professional Student Appreciation Week event.

New Employee Orientation

9:00 am–12:00 pm Nebraska East Union
An information session to welcome new employees and share key employment information.

Invitation: Norwegian Virtual Ambassador Program

10:00 am–11:00 am Nebraska Union
All UNL students, staff and faculty are invited to join Norwegian Ambassador Kare R. Aas for a virtual conversation about the socio-economic and environmental challenges of a changing Arctic and the possible impacts to Nebraska and the central United …

Taco Loco Food Truck at NIC

11:30 am–1:00 pm Nebraska Innovation Campus
The Taco Loco Food Truck will be at NIC!

Kwame Dawes and Friends: Poetry For Our Times

12:00 pm–1:00 pm Love Library North & Link
Join UNL poet, Kwame Dawes, and a diverse gathering of UNL poetry friends, Hope Wabuke, Zach Mueller, Angel Garcia, Adrienne Christian, and Dr. Jamie Brunton for a lunch time reading celebrating National Poetry Month.

“Poetry for Our Times” with Kwame Dawes and Friends

12:00 pm–1:00 pm Love Library North & Link
Kwame Dawes leads a reading with fellow University of Nebraska–Lincoln poets, including Hope Wabuke, Zach Mueller, Ángel García, Adrienne Christian, and Jaime Brunton.

Aphrodite’s Daughters: Three Modernist Poets of the Harlem Renaissance

3:30 pm–5:00 pm Love Library South
Poetry reading of three women activist-writers from the Harlem Renaissance profiled in “Aphrodite’s Daughters: Three Modernist Poets of the Harlem Renaissance” by Maureen Honey, Professor of English.

Institute for Ethnic Studies Colloquium

3:30 pm–5:00 pm Nebraska Union
Topics include: Problems and Solutions, Realities of Reentry, Reentry and Academia, Legislative Update

Poetry Reading by Maureen Honey

3:30 pm–5:00 pm Love Library South
Professor Maureen Honey will read poems from the three female activist-writers profiled in her book, Aphrodite’s Daughters: Three Modernist Poets of the Harlem Renaissance.

Preparing for the U.S. Job Search

3:30 pm–5:00 pm Nebraska Union
Presented by Career Services, this event will give international students an overview of how to seek opportunities in the United States.

Viola Studio Performance

5:00 pm Westbrook Music Building
Individual members of the combined viola studios of Jonah Sirota and Clark Potter will perform solos individually and then as the viola ensemble, NEBratsche.

Ice Cream Fundraiser

6:30 pm–9:00 pm Nebraska Union
Ice Cream fundraiser for Engineering Ambassadors Nebraska. $1.50 for 2 scoops, 50 cents for 3 toppings: brownies, oreos, sprinkles and more!

Andrew Smiler: Young Men’s Sexuality

7:30 pm Nebraska Union
Andrew Smiler, PhD, is a licensed therapist and an expert on boys, men, and masculinity. Dr. Smiler holds a Masters in Clinical Psychology and a PhD in Developmental Psychology.

Lungs by Duncan Macmillan

7:30 pm Temple Building
Presented by Theatrix and the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film. “I could fly to New York and back every day for seven years and still not leave a carbon footprint as big as if I have a child.” Directed by Trey Martinez, Lungs is a play …

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 …

Spring Research Fair

3:30 pm–5:00 pm Nebraska Union
A biannual celebration of research, scholarly and creative activity at UNL.