Dr. Ronald T. Raines Special Seminar

Date: Time: 1:30 pm–2:30 pm Location: Beadle Center
“Ribonuclease A: From kcat/KM to the Clinic” will be presented in a special seminar by Ronald T. Raines, Ph.D., Firmenich Professor of Chemistry, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

David Estlund, Speaker

Date: Time: 3:30 pm Location: Oldfather Hall
David Estlund, Brown University, will head a colloquium discussing his paper “Approximation, Deviation, and the Use of Political Ideals.”

Earth & Atmospheric Sciences Stout Lecture

Date: Time: 3:30 pm Location: Bessey Hall
Kodi Berry, University of Oklahoma, will present “Broadcast Meteorologist Decision Making in the Hazardous Weather Testbed.”

John Hartwig, Chem Colloquium

Date: Time: 3:30 pm–4:25 pm Location: Hamilton Hall
Professor John F. Hartwig, University of California, Berkeley, will present the second of the two-day Hamilton Award Lectures, “Selective, Catalytic Functionalization by Small and Large Catalysts.” Open to the public.

First Friday

Date: Time: 5:00 pm–7:00 pm Location: Sheldon Museum of Art
Stop by Sheldon and see why this is the place to start your weekend!

First Friday at the Great Plains Art Museum

Date: Time: 5:00 pm–7:00 pm Location: Great Plains Art Museum
The Museum is open late for Lincoln’s First Friday Art Walk. Join us for fantastic art and free food. Admission is always free.


Date: Time: 7:30 pm Location: Johnny Carson Theater
Ten years after “The Crucible’s” infamous seductress, Abigail Williams, danced with the devil in Salem, darkness returns.

Ongoing Events

Carnival of Contagion

Date: Time: 8:00 am–5:00 pm Location: 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 …

Fit + Fueled

Date: Time: All Day Location: Recreation and Wellness 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.

Sacred Scraps: Quilt and Patchwork Traditions of Central Asia

Date: Time: 10:00 am–4:00 pm Location: 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 …

Backpacking Nebraska National Forest

Date: Time: All Day Location: Outdoor Adventure Center
Join us for a weekend getaway in Nebraska National Forest! Wait, Nebraska has a forest? Nebraska National Forest was created in 1902 as a timber reserve, and became the largest human-made forest in the U.S., and for awhile, was the largest in the …