Wednesday, April 26

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 …

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.

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.

National Walk@Lunch Day

11:00 am–1:00 pm Recreation and Wellness Center - East Campus
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 …

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!

Global Studies End of the Year Party

2:00 pm–4:00 pm Nebraska Union
Join us for our first annual End of the Year Party during which we celebrate our students accomplishments, honor our graduates, and spend time together as a community.

Moving from Blackboard to Canvas

3:00 pm–3:45 pm Nebraska East Union
This workshop will cover some options for moving your Blackboard course into a Canvas course.

Canvas Essentials Workshop – Getting Started

4:00 pm–4:45 pm Nebraska East Union
Canvas (by Instructure) is our new Learning Management System for putting your courses online. This hands-on workshop will get you started with the basic functions and user interface of Canvas. In this workshop you will learn:

Dr. Stefan Gerth, Franhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits IIS

4:00 pm–5:00 pm Beadle Center
Presentation by Dr. Stefan Gerth, Franhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits IIS.

Opera Scenes

4:00 pm–5:00 pm Westbrook Music Building
War, by definition, means conflict. War can manifest in many ways, and is not limited to the physical reality of bombs and explosions. Personal, cultural, political, and emotional conflict can create an atmosphere of war within ourselves and within …

Battle of the Food Scientists [Registration Required]

5:00 pm Food Innovation Center
Food scientists duke it out in teams of 3 to create a winning entrée! Test your food science knowledge while improvising with surprise ingredients from our sponsors!


6:00 pm–10:00 pm Nebraska Union
Come join us for games and pizza. Bring your own games for twice the fun! Sponsored by LGBTQA+ Resource Center.

Cinema 16 Presents: Golden Cans Film Festival

7:00 pm Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center
Cinema 16 proudly presents the Golden Cans Film Festival. The 2017 installment of this annual tradition features works of many local student filmmakers and artists. The night will be full of short films produced by students of the University of …

Stress Free Zone

7:00 pm–9:00 pm Love Library North & Link
Take a break from your studies and stop by the University Health Center’s Stress Free Zone, featuring coloring books and journals, snacks, stress relief toys and more. At this fun, free event, you’ll learn ways to relax so you can have a successful …

Jazz Orchestra and Big Band Performance

7:30 pm–8:30 pm Kimball Recital Hall
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Jazz Studies Area is pleased to announce the final large ensemble concert for the 2016-2017 concert season. Titled: Music from UNL, this concert will feature arrangements and originals by University of Nebraska- …

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 …