Wednesday, April 12

Sister Circle: A Support Group for Women of Color

5:30 pm–6:30 pm Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center
Free for UNL students. A support and discussion group intended to address issues faced by women of color at a predominately white institution.

Alcohol/Drug Harm Reduction Support Group

4:00 pm–5:00 pm Benton Hall
This group is for students who want to make better decisions about their alcohol and/or drug use. Past groups have demonstrated an eclectic mix of students who vary greatly in their level of use but are able to assist one another in making adaptive …

Biennial Student Juried Exhibition

8:30 am–4:00 pm Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery
The creative work in this exhibition at the Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery was submitted by undergraduate and graduate students in TMFD, and was reviewed by an outside juror in a rigorous selection process whose goal was to spotlight some of the …

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 …

Lincoln Environmental Arts Festival (LEAF) Art Exhibition

8:00 am–5:00 pm Nebraska Innovation Campus, 2nd Floor Link
Artwork on display features University of Nebraska-Lincoln student and faculty work created to collectively draw relation to environmental appreciation. Artwork is available for viewing Monday-Friday from 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Taco Loco Food Truck at NIC

11:30 am–1:00 pm Under the Skywalk (on the street between the NIC Conference Center & the Food Innovation Center)
The Taco Loco Food Truck will be at NIC!

Free Screening of After Ebola: Nebraska and the Next Pandemic

12:00 pm Terry M. Carpenter Telecommunications Center
Join us for a free screening of the new NET News documentary After Ebola: Nebraska and the Next Pandemic. Bring your brown bag lunch and meet the producer!

JGMC & OASIS Week: Taste of Asia

12:00 pm Nebraska Union Plaza
Come learn about the different cultures and organizations on campus that represent Asia. Make sure you bring your cash as the student organizations will be selling food. You don’t want to miss this!

Demos & Donuts: Citation Management Tools

2:00 pm Love Library
Need help organizing your research? UNL Libraries have a variety of tools to help you organize your research and build better bibliographies whether you have 5 sources or 40!

Canvas Commons Essentials

3:00 pm–3:45 pm Online Webinar
Commons is a learning object repository that enables educators to find, import, and share resources. A digital library full of educational content, Commons allows Canvas users to share learning resources with other users as well as import learning …

Choose Your Major Workshop

4:00 pm–5:00 pm College of Business Administration
Learn about choosing a major at CBA that’s right for you.

Dr. Li Tian, University of California-Davis

4:00 pm–5:00 pm Beadle Center
“Understanding and Manipulating Phenolic and Carotenoid Metabolism for Crop Improvement,” will be presented by Dr. Li Tian, University of California-Davis.

Institute for Ethnic Studies Spring Celebration

6:00 pm–7:30 pm Sheldon Museum of Art
Guest speaker is Leo Yankton, Environmental Justice Activist.

Biljana D. Obradovic Reading

7:00 pm Andrews Hall
Biljana D. Obradovic is a Serbian-American poet and translator and an alum of the UNL Creative Writing Program. Her collections of poems include: LE RICHE MONDE (1999), FROZEN EMBRACES (2001), LITTLE DISRUPTIONS (2012), and the forthcoming INCOGNITO …

Poetry Reading with Twyla Hansen

7:00 pm–8:00 pm Nebraska Union
Earthstock and the UNL Women’s Center welcome Nebraska State Poet and UNL alumna Twyla Hansen to share her poetry inspired by the natural world. This event will relate the humanities to environmental sustainability.

Clark Potter, Viola Performance

7:30 pm Kimball Recital Hall
In a concert which will feature concert music by film composers, Glenn Korff School of Music faculty Clark Potter, viola and Mark Clinton, piano, will perform the world premiere of Ernest Gold’s recently discovered Sonata for Viola and Piano, which …

Graduate Jazz Combos Performance

7:30 pm–8:30 pm Westbrook Music Building
The graduate group (Andrew Janak, saxophone; Jesse McBee, trumpet; Chris Leach, trombone and piano; Eric Hitt, bass and Mike Roe, drums) will be performing some of Janak’s compositions including Avant Garde Piece, Nostalgia at 11th and Q and AOE …

Ongoing Events

April Exhibits in Love Library feature quilts and student art

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

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 …

Like Breath on Glass: Studio work by Linda Colsh

10:00 am–4:00 pm International Quilt Study Center & Museum
Linda Colsh is known for her portrayals of the elderly. Living 26 years in urban Europe and Asia influenced her choice of subject and neutral palette. Blown on window or mirror, breath obscures, then fades and disappears. This momentary mist is like …

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 …