Taylor Wilson Designs: My World Through the Mind’s Eye

Date: Time: 7:00 am–10:00 pm Location: Nebraska Innovation Campus, 2nd Floor Link
Lincoln artist Taylor Wilson is displaying his work at NIC! Taylor is a visual artist working in multiple mediums, including painting, drawing, jewelry, screen-printing, mixed media, and assemblage sculpture. Taylor’s preferred mediums are graphite …

College of Architecture Open House

Date: Time: 8:00 am–3:30 pm Location: Architecture Hall
High school seniors and juniors, here’s your chance to discover design opportunities in architecture, interior design, landscape architecture and planning through this interactive open house at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.

NIC Donation Drive for Matt Talbot Kitchen & Outreach

Date: Time: 8:00 am–5:00 pm Location: Nebraska Innovation Campus
During the month of October, Nebraska Innovation Campus is collecting needed items for Matt Talbot Kitchen & Outreach. Items needed include men’s (adult) white socks (new), disposable hand/foot warmers, and travel size shampoo. Please drop your …

Pigment on Cloth: Tradition, Family, and the Art of Indian Pichvai Painting Exhibition

Date: Time: 8:30 am–4:00 pm Location: Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery
This special exhibition introduces our audiences to the historic Indian practice of pichvais, devotional paintings on cotton cloth made as temple hangings in Nathdwara, Rajasthan. The exhibition presents work from one contemporary family of Nathdwara …

Department of Economics Fall Seminar Series

Date: Time: 10:30 am–12:05 pm Location: College of Business - Howard L. Hawks Hall
Karam Kang, assistant professor of economics at the Tepper School of Business located at the Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, will present “Understanding Disparities in Punishment: Regulation Preferences and Expertise” as …

Graduate Student Research Support Group

Date: Time: 10:30 am–12:00 pm Location: University Health Center
This group provides support to graduate students navigating their research/dissertation/thesis requirements and the stress that can come from these requirements as well as providing support for those struggling with completion. A brief individual …

Koffee Time Friday at the Kawasaki Reading Room

Date: Time: 11:00 am–4:30 pm Location: Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center
Join us for freshly brewed specialty coffees!

Hult Prize Info Session

Date: Time: 12:15 pm–1:15 pm Location: College of Business - Howard L. Hawks Hall
Bring your own lunch and learn about the Hult Prize UNL Competition. Hear tips on building your team and preparing your presentation to take part in the most prestigious competition for social entrepreneurship, taking place at the College of Business …

Dr. Wendy Cagde – Religion at the Edge: Chaplaincy in the Hidden Spaces

Date: Time: 12:30 pm Location: Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center
Dr. Wendy Cagde presents “Religion at the Edge: Chaplaincy in the Hidden Spaces.”

Ice Cream Social

Date: Time: 2:00 pm–4:00 pm Location: Hardin Hall
The UNL Soil Judging Team will be hosting an ice cream social to celebrate their recent win at regionals, unveil the traveling trophy, announce upcoming events and fundraisers, and more.

John Seinfeld, Chem Colloquium

Date: Time: 3:30 pm–4:30 pm Location: Hamilton Hall
Professor John H. Seinfeld, California Institute of Technology (Caltech) will present the Washburn Award Lecture entitled “Atmospheric Chemistry, Aerosols, and Climate”. Open to the public.

Hyde Lecture – Dan Pitera

Date: Time: 4:00 pm Location: Richards Hall
Presented by Dan Pitera, Detroit Collaborative Design Center, University of Detroit Mercy School of Architecture.

Jason Brasel and Nicole Garcia, University of Michigan Teaching Works

Date: Time: 4:00 pm–4:50 pm Location: Avery Hall
There is strong consensus that skillful mathematics teaching depends on teachers’ knowledge of mathematics. However, what mathematics teachers need to know and how they need to know it has been the subject of much debate and research.

First Friday at Sheldon Museum of Art

Date: Time: 5:00 pm–7:00 pm Location: Sheldon Museum of Art
Students from the Glenn Korff School of Music dance program will perform original compositions inspired by works in the exhibition “Approaching Landscape.”

First Friday at the Great Plains Art Museum

Date: Time: 5:00 pm–7:00 pm Location: Great Plains Art Museum
Join us for Lincoln’s First Friday Art Walk. The Museum will be open late, from 5-7 p.m.

RECEPTION: Confluence: 2018 Mid-America College Arts Association Members Exhibition

Date: Time: 5:00 pm–8:00 pm Location: Richards Hall
Curated by Anthony Hawley

Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist: Andy Cavatorta

Date: Time: 5:30 pm Location: Embassy Suites
The School of Art, Art History & Design is pleased to welcome Andy Cavatorta as a Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist, and as a featured artist and presenter at the the Mid America College Art Association Conference, October 4-6.

80s Dance (Fridays at the Union)

Date: Time: 7:00 pm Location: Nebraska East Union
Join the Nebraska Unions on this #farbackfriday as we travel back to the 80s! We’re celebrating our favorite decade with some big hair and bigger tunes. Rock out to the best the 80s has to offer! It’ll be totally tubular. Mullets and costumes …


Date: Time: 7:00 pm Location: Nebraska East Union
You’re invited to strike up some fun with the Delta Xi Nu Honeys. Need valid NCard for admission. East Campus Lanes N’ Games.

An Act of God

Date: Time: 7:30 pm Location: Johnny Carson Theater
The One with the first and last word on everything has finally arrived to set the record straight. After many millennia, and in just 90 minutes, God (assisted by devoted angels), answers some of the deepest questions that have plagued mankind since …

An Evening with Leslie Odom Jr – Star of Broadway’s Hamilton

Date: Time: 7:30 pm Location: Lied Center for Performing Arts
Leslie Odom Jr., whose portrayal of Aaron Burr in the original Broadway cast of Hamilton won him the 2016 Tony Award® for Best Leading Actor, makes his Nebraska debut at the Lied Center this season! Don’t throw away your shot to see him live on …

Ruckman Public Lecture by Laura Trouille

Date: Time: 7:30 pm Location: Nebraska Union
Dr. Laura Trouille, VP of Citizen Science, Adler Planetarium Research Associate, Northwestern University CIERA Center for Astrophysics, will present “Unlocking Data through Zooniverse: Science with 1.7 Million Volunteers.”

Ongoing Events

Museum Builders: A Story of Fossils and Friendship

Date: Time: 9:30 am–4:30 pm Location: Morrill Hall
This temporary exhibition explores the history of paleontology and the friendship that led to the construction of the University of Nebraska State Museum, Morrill Hall.

Ag Literacy Festival

Date: Time: 10:00 am–1:30 pm Location: Eastern Nebraska Research & Extension Center (ENREC)
The goal of the Ag Awareness Coalition is to help youth, primarily from urban communities, become aware of agriculture. The group develops resources and opportunities that will increase youth understanding and awareness about agricultural concepts.

Confluence: 2018 Mid-America College Art Association Members Exhibition

Date: Time: 12:30 pm–4:30 pm Location: Richards Hall
Reception: October 5, 5-8:00 p.m.

Chinese Film Festival

Date: Time: All Day Location: Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center - Van Brunt Visitors Center
This year we will be showing three films: I Am Not Madame Bovary, Wolf Warrior 2, Bruce Lee: A Warrior’s Journey.