Thursday, April 6

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.

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 …

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.

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 …

Chancellor Ronnie Green Installation Ceremony and Reception

11:00 am Lied Center for Performing Arts
Please join the University of Nebraska Board of Regents and President Hank Bounds for the installation of Ronnie Green as the twentieth chancellor of the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.

Shakuhachi Performance by Michael Chikuzen Gould

12:00 pm–1:00 pm Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center
Shakuhachi is a bamboo Japanese flute. We are thrilled to co-host Mr. Michael Chikuzen Gould, a Dai Shihan (Grand Master of Shakuhachi).

Perseverance Workshop: The Courage to Persist

12:30 pm–2:00 pm Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center
Over the past couple years, the term “grit” has become widely popular in education. “Gritty” individuals possess the ability to achieve long-term goals and overcome adversity. Student Support Services (SSS) and the Office of Academic Support …

Private Pesticide Training - Scottsbluff

1:00 pm–5:00 pm Panhandle Research & Extension Center
Private pesticide applicators holding licenses that expire in 2017, as well as anyone seeking first-time private applicator certification, should contact their local University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension office for information on pesticide safety …

GSAW – Ice Cream Social

2:00 pm Food Industry Complex
Graduate Student Assembly Graduate-Professional Student Appreciation Week event.

SBS Seminar: Elizabeth Crone, Tufts University

3:30 pm–4:30 pm Hamilton Hall
“Combining Models and Data to Set Guidelines for Butterfly Conservation”

Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist: Ellen Lupton

5:30 pm Richards Hall
Ellen Lupton is a writer, curator, educator, and designer. She believes that design is a broad, open practice that welcomes everyone, from toddlers to type nerds. She is Senior Curator of Contemporary Design at Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design …

Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist: Ellen Lupton

5:30 pm Richards Hall
Ellen Lupton is a writer, curator, and graphic designer. She is director of the Graphic Design MFA program at Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) in Baltimore, where she also serves as director of the Center for Design Thinking. As curator of …

Pollinator Class & Open House - Lincoln, NE

6:00 pm–8:00 pm Lancaster Extension Education Center
Over 150 crops in the U.S. are pollinated by insects. Join Nebraska Extension experts to learn more about pollinators, the Nebraska Habitat Certification Program and talk with certified habitat gardeners. You will also have the opportunity to tour …

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 …

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 …

EAB Workshops—Reducing & Recycling Loss

8:15 am–3:45 pm Douglas-Sarpy County Extension
With Nebraska communities facing the loss of street trees to emerald ash borer over the next decade or more, this symposium is focused on being proactive toward the changes that lie ahead. Topics span from “What to do once it’s discovered,” to …

Plant Science Conference: Predictive Crop Design, Genome to Phenome

8:15 am–4:45 pm Marriott Cornhusker Hotel
The two-day plant science symposium theme is “Predictive Crop Design: Genome to Phenome,” with speakers from the University of California at Berkeley, Duke University, and private industry—including both startup and multinational companies.