Tuesday, April 25

Where has all the farmland gone?

6:00 pm–9:00 pm Plant Sciences Hall
How to deal with the urbanization and conversion of productive farmland will be the topic of discussion in a 15-week series of courses taking place on the University of Nebraska–Lincoln East Campus.

Dish It Up

12:00 pm–1:00 pm Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center
Join us for a conversation about the hot topics on campus and in society!

Drop-in Support Group

3:00 pm–4:00 pm University Health Center
Do you have concerns that you could use support around? Come to this drop-in group and meet with a Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) therapist! No check-in required — just meet in the main CAPS waiting room on the second floor of the …

Adult Children of Alcoholics Support Group

4:00 pm–5:00 pm Benton Hall
This support group is for students who have an alcoholic mother, father or guardian, but we will welcome students who have an alcoholic partner.

NUgrant Basics: Routing Proposals

1:00 pm–2:00 pm Whittier Building
A hands-on tutorial in using NUgrant, UNL’s electronic grants management system, to route proposals. Addresses logging on, submitting and routing a proposal, as well as basic reporting functions. Please use the link below to register.

NUgrant Basics: Filing IRB Protocols

2:00 pm–3:00 pm Whittier Building
For faculty, students and researchers who include human subjects in research and teaching. Tips on creating an IRB protocol in NUgrant, addressing key elements of the NUgrant IRB protocol online form and essential information to include in your …

Fit + Fueled

7:00 am–7:45 am City Campus Recreation Center
It’s not a weight-loss diet. It’s not a 30-day challenge. This is a lifestyle change. And our incredible team of specialists will help you make it stick.

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 …

Blossoms in Beewax: Encaustic Art by Margaret Berry

10:00 am–5:00 pm Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center
Ever wanted to learn about Encaustic Art? Stop by the Kawasaki Reading Room for an exhibit featuring pieces from Margaret Berry, a Nebraskan Encaustic Artist.

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.

The Minority Experience Exhibition

9:30 am–4:30 pm Nebraska Union
Back by popular demand! The Minority Experience Exhibition based upon the visual presentations (poster boards and videos) created by students from ETHN 100 will take place in the booths around the Nebraska Union.

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 …

The Gilded Swine Food Cart @ NIC

11:30 am–1:00 pm Under the Skywalk (on the street between the NIC Conference Center & the Food Innovation Center)
The Gilded Swine specializes in sausage and brats that are innovative and locally sourced. Established in 2016 by husband and wife duo, Brandon and Becca Fowler, The Gilded Swine offers catering, tail gating, lunch, and private dining services. You …

Stress Free Zone

12:00 pm–2:00 pm Nebraska Union
Take a break from your studies and stop by the University Health Center’s Stress Free Zone, featuring chair massages, coloring books and journals, snacks, stress relief toys and more. At this fun, free event, you’ll learn ways to relax so you can …

Why Quilts Matter: Quilts Bring History Alive – EPISODE 2

12:00 pm–12:45 pm International Quilt Study Center & Museum
We all wonder how people really thought, dressed, traveled, and behaved in generations past, and we need only to look to quilts to find out. Since quilts were made—not by artisans—but by ordinary women whose lives they closely reflect, they are …

Entomology Seminar on Ryanodine Receptor Modu1ators on Muscle Fatigue in Honey Bees & Fall Armyworm

4:00 pm–5:00 pm Nebraska East Union
Jen Williams, a graduate student in the Department of Entomology, will present the seminar, “Comparative Analysis of Ryanodine Receptor Modulators on Muscle Fatigue in Honey Bee (Apis mellifera) and Fall Armyworm (Spodoptera frugip erda).”

Poetry Reading by Jeff Alessandrelli and Trey Moody

6:00 pm–7:00 pm Love Library South
Join poets Jeff Alessandrelli and Trey Moody, alums of the Creative Writing Program of the English Department at UNL. Poems by both have appeared in national poetry journals.

Poetry Reading: Jeff Alessandrelli and Trey Moody

6:00 pm Love Library South
Jeff Alessandrelli and Trey Moody are alumni of the Creative Writing Program from the Department of English.

“Tickling Giants” Movie Screening

6:30 pm Nebraska Union
This movie is the story of Bassem Youssef, the “Egyptian Jon Stewart,” and his fight to bring satire to The Middle East. It is a funny film about free speech and what happens to a country when power is abused. The film will kick off dialogue on …


6:45 pm–7:45 pm Nebraska Union
The students of SOCI 398: Race, Class, and Gender (Spring 2017 semester)—along with students working with Prof. L.J. Dance to create UNL’s Bridges Across Diversity Initiative*—invite you to participate in Unboxing.

3D Modeling to Complex 3D CNC Machining Demonstration

7:00 pm–9:00 pm Nebraska Innovation Studio
Learn how to take a 3D model a complex shape and set it up to be cut by a CNC router at Nebraska Innovation Studio, the makerspace at NIC. During this demo you experience advanced 3D modeling techniques, setting up and best practice for 3D machining.

Note the Obvious Differences

7:30 pm Carson Theater
Violinist Hyeyung Yoon and dancers Susan Levine Ourada and Hye Won Hwang are collaborating to present an exciting concert of live dance and music. The evening will feature choreography by Susan Ourada alongside performance of Pärt’s Fratres, Ravel …

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 …

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 …