Children’s Center for the Child & Community Open House

Date: Time: 7:30 am–10:30 am Location: Nebraska Innovation Campus
Please join Children’s Center for the Child & Community in celebrating the opening of their new office at Nebraska Innovation Campus! Meet the staff, learn about their work and enjoy coffee and breakfast bites from The Mill Coffee & Bistro!

Women Advance IT Conference

Date: Time: 8:00 am–4:00 pm Location: Nebraska Innovation Campus Conference Center
“Women Advance IT” is an IT leadership conference that will focus on and explore issues and opportunities for women in information technology—from recruiting and developing to retaining future leaders. This two-day conference is open to the public.

NURAMP Workshop

Date: Time: 9:00 am–11:30 am Location: Whittier Building
Learn about procedures for setting up accounts, managing subcontracts, documenting allowable costs, making post-award changes, closing an award and participating in an audit.

Genealogy over Lunch

Date: Time: 11:30 am–12:30 pm Location: Love Library South
During your family history research, have you discovered a shocking big surprise? Perhaps you found out your ancestor was a convict or the person you thought was your grandmother wasn’t your grandmother at all? Join us for Genealogy over Lunch on …

Free HIV Testing

Date: Time: 12:00 pm–2:00 pm Location: Selleck Hall
The University Health Center is offering free HIV tests to students, faculty and staff. Confidential results are available in 20 minutes.

Latina Discussion and Support Group

Date: Time: 12:00 pm–1:00 pm Location: 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

Date: Time: 2:00 pm–3:00 pm Location: Bessey Hall
Dr. John Sangster, Assistant Professor in UNL’s Department of Civil Engineering, will present a seminar titled: “Small Teaching” strategies for big impacts to learning outcomes, not your prep and grading time.” He will lead a discussion …

Brothers United

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

SBS Seminar: Brian Couch, School of Biological Sciences

Date: Time: 3:30 pm–4:30 pm Location: Hamilton Hall
“Uncovering Student Conceptions: How Question Formats Differ in Their Abilities to Reveal Student Thinking”

Go Big Red Bolds Wine Tasting

Date: Time: 5:00 pm–7:00 pm Location: The Mill Coffee & Bistro
Come sample 5 fantastic reds from Italy, Washington and California, paired with appetizers from our kitchen! The experts will be on hand to guide your experience. And GO BIG REDs!

Hixson-Lied Visiting Scholar: Emily Godbey

Date: Time: 5:30 pm Location: Richards Hall
The School of Art, Art History & Design is pleased to Welcome Emily Godbey, PhD on October 19th, 2017. Godby’s primary body of research deals with the ideas of tragedy and mourning. Her book project, Recreating Astonishment: Disaster’s Delightful …

Evening of Choirs (University Chorale, Varsity Chorus & All-Collegiate Choir)

Date: Time: 7:30 pm Location: Kimball Recital Hall
The concert will start with a monumental and seminal choral work from the 20th-Century, Benjamin Britten’s amazing REJOICE IN THE LAMB. In today’s world, the author of the text would be known as ‘genius,’ ‘eccentric,’ or ‘gifted.’ In …

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.

Traveling Nano Exhibit

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

Exhibition: Patchwork and Quilts of North Karnataka, India

Date: Time: 8:00 am–5:00 pm Location: Home Economics Building
A new exhibition at the Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery is exploring quilting in India.