Seventeenth Annual Symposium in Virology

Date: Time: 8:00 am–6:00 pm Location: Nebraska Union
A one-day symposium hosted by the Nebraska Virology Center.

Building the Capacity for Conversation in ASD: Strategies for ECE Programs

Date: Time: 9:00 am–11:30 am Location: TBA
Free workshop assisting speech-language pathologists with how best to prepare children with autism spectrum disorder to be successful in conversations. Presented by Patrick Rydell, founder and director of the Rocky Mountain Autism Center, Inc., and …

Disability Humor: The Bridge Over the Discomfort Gap

Date: Time: 9:00 am–10:30 am Location: Willa S. Cather Dining Complex
On Friday, Oct. 20, Richard Harris, the retired director of student disability services at Ball State University, will present “Disability Humor: The Bridge Over the Discomfort Gap.” Staff should register to attend at

Free Flu Shots For Students

Date: Time: 9:00 am–11:00 am Location: University Health Center
University of Nebraska-Lincoln students can get their flu shot for FREE at Nebraska Medicine – University Health Center’s rapid walk-in clinic.

Department of Economics Fall Seminar Series

Date: Time: 10:30 am–12:00 pm Location: College of Business - Howard L. Hawks Hall
Bruce D Meyer, McCormick Foundation Professor at the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy, will present “Using Linked Survey and Administrative Data to Better Measure Income: Implications for Poverty, Program Effectiveness and Holes …

Foodie Friday

Date: Time: 11:45 am–12:15 pm Location: Recreation and Wellness Center
Calling all foodies! Join us for a unique twist on cooking. Nebraska organizations will prepare lunch and teach you about their special ingredients to creating the perfect meal.

Common Rule Campus Training

Date: Time: 2:00 pm–3:30 pm Location: Nebraska East Union
Research Compliance Services is offering training sessions to educate researchers about the impact of changes to the Common Rule, 45 CFR 46, and to ease the process of complying with the changes. The training also will address important changes to …

Catherine Costello, Chem Colloquium

Date: Time: 3:30 pm–4:30 pm Location: Hamilton Hall
Professor Catherine E. Costello, Boston University School of Medicine, presenting the Michael L. Gross Award Lecture “Tandem Mass Spectrometry–Based Investigations

Earth & Atmospheric Sciences Stout Lecture

Date: Time: 3:30 pm Location: Bessey Hall
Dylan Reif, University of Oklahoma, will present “Overview of nocturnal convection initiation over the Great Plains during the warm season.”

Open Art Studios

Date: Time: 5:00 pm–7:00 pm Location: Richards Hall
Graduate students in the Master of Fine Arts program in the School of Art, Art History and Design will be hosting an Open Studios event from 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 20 in Richards Hall. Admission is free and open to the public.

Hans Sturm, Bass Performance

Date: Time: 7:30 pm Location: Westbrook Music Building
Dr. Hans Sturm, UNL Professor of Double Bass, will perform a duo recital with his wife, the award-winning jazz vocalist Jackie Allen. The recital will be presented in two parts. The first portion of the recital will be duo versions of original pieces …

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.

Chinese Film Festival

Date: Time: All Day Location: Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center - Van Brunt Visitors Center
FREE and OPEN to the public