HOMERATHON

Date: Time: 6:00 am–6:00 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.

Agronomy and Horticulture Seminar – David Wedin

Date: Time: 3:30 pm Location: Keim Hall
David Wedin, director, Nine-Mile Prairie and Agroforestry Research Farm, professor, Natural Resources, University of Nebraska–Lincoln, will present “Conserving, managing and restoring grassland diversity in Lincoln’s New Prairie Corridor on …

Earth & Atmospheric Sciences Stout Lecture

Date: Time: 3:30 pm Location: Bessey Hall
Asmeret Asefaw Berhe, UC Merced, will present.

Stuart Schreiber, Chem Colloquia

Date: Time: 3:30 pm–4:30 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.

Evenings of Dance

Date: Time: 7:30 pm–8:30 pm Location: Carson Theater
The Dance Area at the Glenn Korff School of Music will present Evenings of Dance over a 4-day period. The concert features student dancers performing works by student dancers, faculty, and professionals.

Jazz Orchestra and Big Band Performance

Date: Time: 7:30 pm–8:30 pm Location: Kimball Recital Hall
Directed by Dr. Paul Haar, the Jazz Orchestra is the university’s showcase jazz organization and one of the Glenn Korff School of Music’s most visible performing groups. This versatile ensemble performs all styles of music from Duke Ellington to …

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 …

Ongoing Events

Traveling Nano Exhibit

Date: Time: 9:30 am–4:30 pm Location: Morrill Hall
The traveling nano exhibit will be at the University of Nebraska State Museum at Morrill Hall from January through May.

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.