HOMERATHON

Date: Time: 7:00 am–4:00 pm Location: Meier Commons
An all-day reading of Homer’s Iliad, paired with talks, events, and games! Put on by the Department of Classics and Religious Studies.

Plains Safaris: A Conference on Tourism and Conservation in the Great Plains

Date: Time: 7:00 am–5:30 pm Location: Younes Conference Center
This conference combines three conferences into one large-scale event. The Nebraska Tourism Commission’s annual Agri/Ecotourism Workshop and the Heartland Scenic Byways Annual Conference will join their conferences with this event.

Merchandising competition/installation – To See and Be Seen

Date: Time: 8:30 am–4:00 pm Location: Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery
Visual merchandising is as much art as commercial enterprise. Strong design strategies interpreting imaginative themes bring excitement and wonder to fashion retailing. For the first time, TMFD students will team up with several local retailers to …

Department of Economics Spring Seminar Series

Date: Time: 10:30 am–12:00 pm Location: College of Business - Howard L. Hawks Hall
Bernhard Ganglmair, an assistant professor of managerial economics at the Naveen Jindal School of Management at the University of Texas at Dallas, will present “Learning When to Quit: An Empirical Model of Experimentation” as part of the …

UNL BBR Webinar Series: Bureau Scholars Research Results

Date: Time: 12:00 pm–1:00 pm Location: Online Webinar
This webinar summarizes the research output of the 2017-18 Bureau of Business Research Scholars, a group of select undergraduate students who conduct original economic research. Research will be presented on 1) the sources of metropolitan growth in …

Stuart Schreiber, Chem Colloquia

Date: Time: 3:00 pm–4:00 pm Location: Hamilton Hall
The DEWEY KELLY AWARD LECTURESHIP will be presented by Professor Stuart L. Schreiber, Harvard University. “Chemical Biology-Based Approach to Understanding and Overcoming Cancer Therapy Resistance.” Open to the public.

Earth & Atmospheric Sciences Stout Lecture

Date: Time: 3:30 pm Location: Bessey Hall
Asmeret Asefaw Berhe, UC Merced, will present, “What’s soil erosion got to do with carbon sequestration?”

Evenings of Dance

Date: Time: 7:30 pm–8:30 pm Location: Carson Theater
The Dance Program in the Glenn Korff School of Music will present the 13th annual Evenings of Dance concert on April 19-22, 2018. The concert features student dancers performing works by Guest Artists Jenna Riegel and Kayvon Pourazar, who both live …

Jazz Orchestra and Big Band Performance

Date: Time: 7:30 pm–8:30 pm Location: Kimball Recital Hall
The UNL Jazz Studies area in the Glenn Korff School of Music and Chateau Development LLC announce the final large ensemble concert for the 2017-2018 season. The UNL Big Band, under the director of Andrew Janak, will begin the program and then we …

Nebraska Rep: Lord of the Flies

Date: Time: 7:30 pm Location: Temple Building

Post-Colonial Room Exhibit

Date: Time: 7:30 pm Location: Architecture Hall
The history of the Avant-garde has been, like the history of Post-colonialism, one of struggles and emancipation. In the ‘Post-Colonial Room’, WAI Architecture Think Tank (Cruz Garcia & Nathalie Frankowski) reflects on the history of the Avant- …

The Illusionists – Live from Broadway

Date: Time: 7:30 pm Location: Lied Center for Performing Arts
This mind-blowing spectacular showcases the jaw-dropping talents of five of the most incredible illusionists on earth. The group has shattered box office records and dazzled audiences of all ages with thrilling and sophisticated magic of …

April Meteor Showers – Behlen Observatory Open House

Date: Time: 8:00 pm–11:00 pm Location: Behlen Observatory
Join us for a chance to see a number of beautiful celestial objects including the Hercules Star Cluster, the Whirlpool Galaxy, a Waxing Crescent Moon, and the planet Jupiter. The date also marks the midpoint of the Lyrid Meteor Shower, so you may …

Red Memorial

Date: Time: 8:00 pm Location: Nebraska Union Plaza
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln will host the annual “Red Memorial,” an event to remember and celebrate the lives of students, faculty, staff and alumni who have died during this past academic year. The ceremony begins Broyhill Fountain on …

Ongoing Events

Will Eisner: A Retrospective

Date: Time: All Day Location: Love Library South
Will Eisner (1917-2005) was a pioneer who developed the American comic book industry. He created extraordinary graphic novels for three decades and contributed to the formal study of comics by authoring textbooks.