Thursday, October 12

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.

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, …

Brothers United

3:00 pm–4:00 pm Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center
A free support group for men of color. Attend to learn leadership skills and gain support.


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

OASIS Male Initiative

12:00 pm–2:00 pm Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center
The OASIS Male Initiative is a gathering of minority males designed to empower, encourage, motivate and engage male students of color. The OASIS Male Initiative provides support for minority male students by providing fellowship, mentorship, social …

“What Editors Want,” a craft talk with Lynne Barrett

2:00 pm Andrews Hall
Lynne Barrett is a fiction writer, essayist, and editor. She will discuss the craft of writing and her book, WHAT EDITORS WANT: A MUST-READ FOR WRITERS SUBMITTING TO LITERARY MAGAZINES. The book covers the steps in the submission process and how to …

SBS Seminar: Wayne Riekhof, School of Biological Sciences

3:30 pm–4:30 pm Hamilton Hall
Promotion & Tenure Seminar printed by Wayne Riekhof, University of Nebraska–Lincoln School of Biological Sciences.


3:30 pm Andrews Hall
Novelist, memoirist, and UNL alum SJ Sindu will discuss her new work: the novel MARRIAGE OF A THOUSAND LIES and the hybrid fiction/nonfiction chapbook, I ONCE MET YOU BUT YOU WERE DEAD.

Maxwell Arboretum Fall Harvest Festival

4:00 pm–5:30 pm Maxwell Arboretum
The Friends of Maxwell Arboretum, University of Nebraska–Lincoln Landscape Services, and Gardens Friends invite you to join us for another family-friendly event, Recognizing the 50th Anniversary of the Earl G. Maxwell Arboretum and the 20th …

Reading: Lynne Barrett

6:00 pm Andrews Hall
Lynne Barrett is the award-winning author of the story collections THE SECRET NAMES OF WOMEN, THE LAND OF GO, and, most recently, MAGPIES, which received the Florida Book Awards Gold Medal for General Fiction. Barrett edited TIGERTAIL: FLORIDA FLASH …

University Singers Performance

7:30 pm Newman Center Church
Directed by Dr. Peter Eklund, University Singers, the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s premiere and historic flagship choral ensemble, presents the finest and most versatile choral singers in the entire University. While many of the choir’s …

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 …

Fit + Fueled

All Day 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.

Traveling Nano Exhibit

10:00 am–5:00 pm Durham Museum
The traveling nano exhibit will be at the Durham Museum in Omaha from October through December. Museum hours can be seen at

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 …