Friday, April 7

7 on the 7th

All Day Recreation and Wellness Center - East Campus
Be a part of the movement to become an “#Active Husker” by participating in these FREE Campus-wide events. Get active and add a little fun to your day! Grab a friend or co-worker and try out 7 minutes of fast and fun activity. Workouts will be …

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.

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 …

Writing Research Mini-Conference

8:00 am–1:30 pm Home Economics Building
Research-Oriented Day

Consortium for the Advancement of Research Methods and Analysis (CARMA) Webcast

11:00 am–1:15 pm College of Business Administration
The CARMA Consortium Webcast Program is an annual program established to provide university faculty, graduate students, and other researchers with advanced training in research methods and data analysis. Faculty and students at UNL are encouraged to …

Pastries 4 Peru

11:00 am–4:00 pm Nebraska Union
Fundraiser for UNL Volunteers Around the World. Partnering with local bakeries to offer delectable sweet treats. 100% of the proceeds will be used to purchase medicine and supplies for a dental outreach trip to Peru in the summer of 2017.

Walking Taco Fundraiser

11:00 am–1:30 pm Nebraska East Union
Help the UNL Soil Judging Team get to the national Contest this spring in Illinois! For just $5, you’ll get: A Walking Taco, A Cookie, A Soil-Themed Button. Get a free can of Pepsi product too! Sponsored by the UNL Soil Judging Team.

Inclusivity Squared – National speaker and “inclusionist” Ellie Krug

12:00 pm–3:00 pm Nebraska Union
Ellen “Ellie” Krug will conduct a two-part presentation on inclusivity and personal perspective-building. This is a must-attend education and enrichment event for anyone who wants to “get it right” relative to living and working in a more …

Agricultural Economics Filley-Garey Seminar

3:00 pm–4:30 pm Nebraska East Union
Presented by Uma Lele, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Fellow, Daugherty Water for Food Institute International Advisory Panel, formerly World Bank Senior Advisor

Agronomy and Horticulture Seminar – Reka Howard

3:30 pm Keim Hall
Reka Howard, assistant professor, UNL Department of Statistics, will present “Response Surface Methodology in Genomic Prediction.”

Earth & Atmospheric Sciences Stout Lecture

3:30 pm Bessey Hall
Suat Irmak, Department of Biological Systems Engineering, UNL, will present “Nebraska Water Vapor and Surface Energy Measurement, Modeling and Research Network (NEBFLUX).”

Margaret Chu-Moyer, Chem Colloquium

3:30 pm–4:30 pm Hamilton Hall
IAB Award Lecture, presented by Dr. Margaret Y. Chu-Moyer, from Amgen Inc., “Chemistry in the Age of Biology: Overcoming Challenges in Drug Discovery.”

Community Conversation about Transgender Concerns

4:00 pm Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center - Van Brunt Visitors Center
Join national speaker and “inclusionist” Ellen “Ellie” Krug as she conducts a presentation on inclusivity and personal perspective-building. This is a must-attend education and enrichment event for anyone who wants to “get it right” …

First Friday: Lincoln Environmental Arts Festival

4:30 pm–6:30 pm Nebraska Innovation Campus
Celebrating Lincoln’s natural environment through visual and performing arts, film, and student engagement.

First Friday at Sheldon: Students respond to the collection

5:00 pm–7:00 pm Sheldon Museum of Art
University of Nebraska art students offer their take on Sheldon’s permanent collection. Clay sculptures, American impressionism, and works on paper serve as their inspiration.

First Friday at the Great Plains Art Museum

5:00 pm–7:00 pm Great Plains Art Museum
The Great Plains Art Museum at the University of Nebraska will open a traveling exhibition by Studio Art Quilt Associates (SAQA) from Illinois, Iowa, Nebraska, and Wisconsin. The exhibition of fiber artworks, titled “Deeply Rooted,” runs from …

Sheldon Museum of Art: First Friday

5:00 pm–7:00 pm Sheldon Museum of Art
Catch the premiere of the Robert B. Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute’s short film, “The Idea of a Land Ethic.” See artists at work as students demonstrate painting, ceramics and more. Hear Andrea von Kampen, singer/songwriter, perform …

The 23rd Commemoration of Genocide Against the Tutsi in Rwanda

5:00 pm–6:30 pm Nebraska Union
Join us to remember those who perished. In April 1994, Rwanda saw one of the worst genocides in recent memories. More than a million people were slaughtered just because of their ethnicity. We are remembering this tragedy to honor the lost ones and …

First Friday: Leaf (Lincoln Environmental Arts Festival)

6:00 pm–9:00 pm Nebraska Innovation Campus Conference Center
Celebrating Lincoln’s natural environment through visual and performing arts, film, and student engagement. Stop by our First Friday celebration on Nebraska’s Innovation Campus to experience art that represents Lincoln’s natural resources.

Philharmonia Performance

7:30 pm–8:30 pm Kimball Recital Hall
The Philharmonia Chamber Orchestra will be performing music by Vivaldi, Haydn, and Walter Piston. The program opens with the three brief, themed works by Vivaldi: the Sinfonia in B minor “at the Holy Sepulcre,” the Concerto Madrigalesco in D …

The Midtown Men

7:30 pm Lied Center for Performing Arts
They took Broadway by storm as the original cast of Broadway’s Jersey Boys. After a sold-out Lied show in 2014, The Midtown Men are bringing their magic back to Lincoln in this one-of-a-kind concert. Celebrate the music that defined the 60s …

Red Memorial

8:00 pm Nebraska Union Plaza
An annual event to celebrate the lives of students who died during the past academic year.

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.

April Exhibits in Love Library feature quilts and student art

All Day Love Library South
Love Library opens two new exhibits in April.