Thursday, April 20

Biennial Student Juried Exhibition

8:30 am–4:30 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 …

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.

Demos & Donuts

11:30 am–12:00 pm Love Library North & Link
Learn about the HCC and how they can help you with your research needs at this brief drop-in session at the Adele Hall Learning Commons, at 11:30 am and again at 7:00 pm. Session should be under 30 minutes.

Genealogy Group explores how to find the history of your house

11:30 am–12:30 pm Love Library South
Have you ever wondered who used to own your house? Or when they made certain improvements? Kay Logan-Peters, the architecture librarian, joins Genealogy over Lunch to give a presentation on the resources and tips to explore the history of your house …

Heoya Food Truck at NIC

11:30 am–1:00 pm Nebraska Innovation Campus
The Heoya Food Truck will be vising Nebraska Innovation Campus! You’ll find their white truck under the skywalk (between the NIC Conference Center and the Food Innovation Center). Stop by for a tasty Korean BBQ taco or an Asian Fusion dish!

Look! @Lunchtime

12:15 pm–12:30 pm Sheldon Museum of Art
Jonathan Egan, graphic design and media content specialist, will facilitate a 15-minute dialogue about “Pikes Peak, Colorado” (1970), a photograph by Robert Adams on view at Sheldon in “Re-Seeing the Permanent Collection.”

Endangered Data: What is it and how can I help?

2:00 pm–4:00 pm Love Library South
This session will introduce participants to the topic of endangered data from a variety of perspectives as well as provide ideas and opportunities for getting involved in collaborative efforts to rescue, preserve, document the significance of, and …

Lamb Lecture: Christopher Balakrishnan, East Carolina University

3:30 pm–4:30 pm Hamilton Hall
“From A to Zebra Finch: Evolutionary and Functional Genomics in Songbirds”

Lavender Graduation

5:00 pm Nebraska Union
An event to celebrate graduating LGBTQA+ students and allies, and a time where various LGBTQA+ scholarships and awards are given.

Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist: Lawrence McFarland

5:30 pm Richards Hall
Lawrence McFarland is professor emeritus at the University of Texas at Austin (UT), where he taught from 1985 until 2013.

One-Pot Cooking

6:00 pm–7:30 pm Recreation and Wellness Center - East Campus
Campus Recreation, the Nebraska Beef Council, and the Huskers Helping Huskers Pantry+ are teaming up to bring you One-Pot Cooking. Create an appetizing and simple meal, using Nebraska raised beef and one pot.

Bon Voyage, Stress!

6:30 pm–9:30 pm University Suites
Escape from dead week stress and exams with NSE’s International Welcome Team. Come join us with stress relief activities, games, free pizza and prizes! Admission is FREE so be sure to check it out!

Demos & Donuts:

7:00 pm–7:30 pm Love Library North & Link
Learn about the HCC and how they can help you with your research needs at this brief drop-in session at the Adele Hall Learning Commons, at 11:30 am and again at 7:00 pm. Session should be under 30 minutes.

Defying Gravity

7:30 pm Lied Center for Performing Arts
Join GRAMMY®- and Oscar-winning composer Stephen Schwartz for an unforgettable evening of Broadway hits! Featuring music from the beloved musicals Wicked, Godspell, Pippin and more, Schwartz performs live on stage with Tony Award®-winner Debbie …

Evenings of Dance

7:30 pm–8:30 pm Carson Theater
This year’s annual Evenings of Dance Concert features the work of three internationally celebrated guest choreographers, two dance faculty members, whose work has also been seen around the world, two student works that have been presented for …

Kings and Queens Drag Show

8:00 pm Nebraska Union
This is a fundraising event where students and local performers dress in drag and lip sync to songs. This is a free event with concessions for sale, but tipping is encouraged!

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.

Personal Digital Archiving

All Day Love Library North & Link
This digital display on a large format screen provides helpful tips on how to preserve your own data based on the amount of time you have available—minutes, hours, days, or weeks.

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 …

Nebraska Symposium for Motivation

All Day Nebraska Union
“Change and Maintaining Change,” the the 65th annual Nebraska Symposium on Motivation coordinated by the Department of Psychology, is April 20-21, 2017.