Thursday, September 14

Canvas Tea Time – Open office hours and support

2:00 pm–4:00 pm Brace Laboratory
Have a Canvas question? Get Canvas help and enjoy some hot tea!

FREE HIV Test Site

12:00 pm–2:00 pm Selleck Hall
Get tested for HIV and learn how to reduce your risk. Results in 20 minutes! Open to students, faculty and staff.

Celebration of Youth XXIV

8:30 am–4:30 pm Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery
The annual exhibition “Celebration of Youth XXIV” continues through September 30th at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery. As with all twenty-three preceding iterations of the exhibition, this one showcases …

From Gym to Crag: Sport Anchors

5:30 pm–8:00 pm Outdoor Adventure Center
Gym to Crag: Gain a core skill-set and use those skills in a variety of settings to form a foundational understanding of skills involved in climbing in the outdoors. While completion of this class won’t get you set to climb El Cap, it will give you …

From Gym to Crag: Sport Anchors

5:30 pm–8:00 pm Outdoor Adventure Center
Gym to Crag: Gain a core skill-set and use those skills in a variety of settings to form a foundational understanding of skills involved in climbing in the outdoors. While completion of this class won’t get you set to climb El Cap, it will give you …

Building Your Teaching Portfolio

8:00 am–10:00 am Nebraska Union
The teaching portfolio documents your development and expertise in teaching, and is an important part of an academic job application. This seminar will focus on:

Latina Discussion and Support Group

12:00 pm–1:00 pm University Health Center
A Counseling and Psychological Services discussion and support group intended to address issues faced by Latina women across campus. Goals of the group are to support and empower one another, discuss and reflect on issues important to Latina women, …

STEM Education Seminar

2:00 pm–3:00 pm Bessey Hall
Leen-Kiat Soh, professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, will present a seminar titled: “Investigating differences in wiki-based collaborative activities between student engagement profiles in computer science education.” His …

OPEN HOUSE!

3:00 pm–6:00 pm Nebraska Union
Join LGBTQA+ Resource Center and Women’s Center for an open house! Come tour the centers and stay as long as you like. There will be snacks and information about the centers available. Open to students, staff and faculty!

Great Plains Lecture: “Losing and Recovering the American Serengeti”

3:30 pm–4:30 pm Center for Great Plains Studies
With its sweeping grassland and endless animal herds, long ago the American Great Plains functioned as a North American version of the Serengeti or Masai Mara in Africa. Flores will talk about this time period and describe how, in one of the greatest …

It’s not much of a stretch to tune elastic properties by means of magnetism

3:30 pm–5:00 pm Jorgensen Hall
Presented by Christian Binek, Nebraska Department of Physics and Astronomy and Nebraska Center for Materials and Nanoscience.

SBS Seminar: Louise Comas, U.S. Department of Agriculture

3:30 pm–4:30 pm Hamilton Hall
“Exploring Plant Root Traits and Fungal Interactions: Re-focusing Long Standing Questions”

Fiesta on the Green

5:00 pm–9:00 pm Nebraska Union
Join the celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. We’ll provide refreshments, entertainment and prizes!

Backpacks & Briefcases

5:15 pm–8:00 pm Nebraska Innovation Campus Conference Center
Backpacks & Briefcases is hosted by the Nebraska Student Alumni Association and UNL Career Services. The event is open to all UNL students.

Ongoing Events

Carnival of Contagion

8:00 am–5:00 pm Love Library 2nd Floor
University Libraries is excited to announce the exhibition of comic book artist Bob Hall’s educational graphic novel, “Carnival of Contagion.” Created to raise awareness about the measles virus, a leading cause of death among children around …

Sacred Scraps: Quilt and Patchwork Traditions of Central Asia

10:00 am–4:00 pm International Quilt Study Center & Museum
The patchwork and quilts of Central Asia mark every aspect of traditional life from birth to death—touching each segment of society in vibrant and meaningful ways. “Sacred Scraps” moves the viewer into and through a cycle of life via the region …