Economics Fall Seminar: Richard van Weelden

Date: Time: 10:30 am–12:00 pm Location: College of Business - Howard L. Hawks Hall
Richard van Weelden, associate professor of economics at the University of Pittsburgh, will present “Crashing the Party? Elites, Outsiders, and Elections” as part of the Department of Economics Fall Seminar Series.

UnBoxing: Beyond Labels, We Have A Lot In Common

Date: Time: 1:30 pm–2:15 pm Location: Nebraska Union
The experience of being boxed-in by social categories is all too common. Beyond the labels that divide “Us” from “Them” there is a “We” who have a lot in common. This UnBoxing event will help us to see that “We”. And so that We Huskers can meet and …

A Thriving Rural Future in Japan & the United States

Date: Time: 3:00 pm–4:30 pm Location: Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center
Rural communities in Japan and the United States face similar challenges such as recruitment and retention of young people, decline of primary and local industries, and the sustainability of natural resources. Similarly, entrepreneurial leaders in …

Amir Hoveyda, Chem Colloquium

Date: Time: 3:30 pm–4:30 pm Location: Hamilton Hall
Professor Amir H. Hoveyda, Boston College, will present the Stiefvater Memorial Lecture “New Concepts, Catalysts and Strategies in Stereoselective Olefin Metathesis.”

Earth & Atmospheric Sciences Stout Lecture

Date: Time: 3:30 pm Location: Bessey Hall
Kate Fossell, NCAR, will present “The Practical Predictability of Storm Surge.”

Loren Stillman, Guest Alto Saxophonist

Date: Time: 7:30 pm Location: Westbrook Music Building
Loren Stillman, a Brooklyn-based saxophonist and composer, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 27 in the Westbrook Music Building.

Nebraska: Nice

Date: Time: 7:30 pm Location: Temple Building
Join us in this brand new sketch comedy show conceived by Hunter Mruz & Lindsey Parodi, as a group of young artists joke through the hardships of living in Nebraska.

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.