Friday, April 21

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.

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 …

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.

EGSA Seminar Series

10:30 am–11:30 am College of Business Administration
Uchechukwu (Uche) Jarrett, assistant professor of practice in economics, will present “An Uncertain Path: Nigeria’s Experience with Shar’ia Law” as part of the EGSA Spring Seminar Series.

Earth Day Block Party

11:00 am–2:00 pm Nebraska Union
The block party is an interactive and inclusive event that will feature several RSOs and local organizations whose missions relate to environmental sustainability. Additionally, programming will include yoga by UNL Campus Recreation, a live DJ, t- …

National Walk@Lunch Day

11:00 am–1:00 pm Nebraska Union
Be a part of the movement to become an #ActiveHusker and walk for your health by participating in this FREE national work sit wellness campaign. Visit with community wellness vendors and enjoy FREE swag, all while taking a walk in the beauty of …

Endangered Accountability

12:00 pm–1:00 pm Love Library South
Join members of the DLF’s new working group on Government Records Transparency and Accountability for a live webinar conversation about government data and records transparency. In this webinar, we’ll dig below the headlines to talk about the …

Senior Design Showcase

12:30 pm–3:30 pm Memorial Stadium
The 2017 Senior Design Showcase will be held overlooking Nebraska’s iconic football field in Memorial Stadium.

Book Club

2:00 pm–3:00 pm Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center
Come join the Kawasaki Reading Room for our monthly Book Club! Bring a book, magazine, article, etc. related to Japan to share with the club.

Agricultural Economics Seminar

3:00 pm–4:30 pm Filley Hall
Presented by Marc Conte, Fordham University

Agronomy and Horticulture Seminar – Abby Stilwell

3:30 pm Keim Hall
Abby Stilwell, Plant Health Safeguarding Specialist, United States Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, Plant Protection and Quarantine, (USDA APHIS PPQ), will present “Emerald ash borer: An agent of change.”

Earth & Atmospheric Sciences Stout Lecture

3:30 pm–5:00 pm Bessey Hall
Dan Leathers, University of Delaware, will present “Snow Melt Runoff Events in the Eastern and Central United States: Connections to Global Forcings and Synoptic Frequencies.”

Entomology Seminar on Promoting Native Pollinators throuigh Habitat Enhancements

4:00 pm–5:00 pm Nebraska East Union
Kayla Mollet, a graduate student in the Department of Entomology, will present the seminar, “Promoting Native Pollinators Through Habitat Enhancements on Public and Private Lands in Nebraska”.

Lewicka presents 2017 Howard Rowlee Lecture

4:00 pm Avery Hall
Marta Lewicka is a professor of mathematics at the University of Pittsburgh. She specializes in nonlinear analysis, calculus of variations, mathematical theory of elasticity, conservation laws and reaction-diffusion equations. She will be presenting …

Nebraska Men’s Lacrosse Club vs. St. Cloud State

5:30 pm Vine St. Fields
Open to the public.

Free Friday Swim Night

6:30 pm–9:00 pm Mabel Lee Hall
Enjoy the water with your family and friends.

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 …

Wet Ink!

7:30 pm–8:30 pm Westbrook Music Building
Wet Ink!, a concert series spread over two nights, features never-before-heard music composed and performed entirely by students at UNL. The composers come from all sorts of backgrounds and styles, and name influences from jazz to John Williams. The …

Spring Concert 2017: Aluna George with Special Guest Skizzy Mars

8:00 pm Ice Box
Presented by UPC and KFRX.

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 …

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 …

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.