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 …

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 …

Fall Education Fair

Date: Time: 9:00 am–12:00 pm Location: Nebraska Union
School districts from across Nebraska and the U.S. will be on campus to discuss teaching and administration opportunities with Nebraska students, non-Nebraska students, Nebraska alumni, and any other interested education applicants.

Walk-in Flu Shot Clinic for Students

Date: Time: 9:00 am–12:00 pm Location: University Health Center
Get the flu shot before the flu gets you! Flu shots are FREE for students at the University Health Center!

How to Apply for Student Funding workshop

Date: Time: 9:30 am–10:00 am Location: Oldfather Hall
This workshop, led by Edith Gonzalez, will provide helpful tips on the overall writing process and preparing common documents needed to apply for student funding. It will include topics such as; searching for funding opportunities, creating …

Business Office Hours: Economic Partnerships

Date: Time: 11:00 am–1:00 pm Location: Nebraska Innovation Campus, 2nd Floor Link
Staff from the Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED), Nebraska Business Development Center (NBDC), and Invest Nebraska will hold weekly office hours at NIC. The team will provide a diverse range of services in one location to allow …

Bias Workshop with Ay Spivey

Date: Time: 12:00 pm–1:00 pm Location: McCollum Hall
This workshop will help attendees understand the fundamental framework of unconscious bias and racism while providing healthy dialogue and appropriate tools to move through the inclusion journey.

Walk-in Flu Shot Clinic for Students

Date: Time: 1:00 pm–4:00 pm Location: University Health Center
Get the flu shot before the flu gets you! Flu shots are FREE for students at the University Health Center!

Let’s Talk

Date: Time: 2:00 pm–4:00 pm Location: Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center
This free service is open to all students. Come meet with a member of Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) and discuss your concerns. No appointment is needed—just drop in!

Let’s Talk - LGBTQA+ students

Date: Time: 3:00 pm–4:00 pm Location: Nebraska Union
This free service is offered specifically to the LGBTQA+ student community. Come meet with a member of Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) and discuss your concerns. No appointment is needed—just drop in!

Spanish Table

Date: Time: 3:30 pm–5:00 pm Location: Burnett Hall
Come practice your Spanish in casual conversation and improve your speaking skills while meeting new people! Every Wednesday–August 29 through November 28.

Alcohol/Drug Harm Reduction Support Group

Date: Time: 4:00 pm–5:00 pm Location: University Health Center
This is a free weekly group for students who want to make better decisions about their alcohol and/or drug use. Past groups have demonstrated an eclectic mix of students who vary greatly in their level of use but are able to assist one another in …

Massengale Residential Center Open House

Date: Time: 4:00 pm–6:00 pm Location: Massengale Residential Center
Join us at the Massengale Residential Center on East Campus for an open house and see what your on-campus apartment-style living options are for next year! We’ll have room tours, food, and prizes!

Grill Sensations Dinner

Date: Time: 4:30 pm–7:00 pm Location: East Campus Union Café & Grill
Grilling season may be coming to an end but we’re not letting go just yet. Join us at East Campus Union Cafe & Grill for a special dinner!

Creating the Mindset for Success as a Female Entrepreneur

Date: Time: 4:50 pm–5:30 pm Location: College of Business - Howard L. Hawks Hall
The Nebraska Center for Entrepreneurship and the Undergraduate Women in Business invite you to celebrate Women in Entrepreneurship Week with a special event featuring Julie Sindelar of Verizon. The event is free and does not require a RSVP. Come …

Reading: Marianne Kunkel and Sarah Fawn Montgomery

Date: Time: 5:30 pm Location: Andrews Hall
Marianne Kunkel, assistant professor of Creative Writing and Publishing at Missouri Western State University, is the author of “Hillary”, “Made Up” and “The Laughing Game”. She holds an M.F.A. in poetry from the University of Florida and …

Panel: Dignity, Safety & Free Speech

Date: Time: 6:00 pm Location: Nebraska Union
Join us for a panel of UNL students, staff, and faculty as we ask an essential question: “How do we create a safe, dignified, civil learning environment that is consistent with the tenets of free speech?” This panel was created in collaboration …

Certificate for Civic Engagement Orientation Session

Date: Time: 7:00 pm–8:30 pm Location: Nebraska Union
Undergraduate students interested in developing a lifelong commitment of civic engagement are welcome to attend an orientation session. At the Certificate for Civic Engagement Orientation you will be learning the content and process of the …

Setting for Movement

Date: Time: 7:00 pm–9:00 pm Location: 14th & Avery Tennis Courts
Learn how to set fun and creative movements for indoor climbing walls. During this workshop you will learn the basics of creating movements through a short classroom session, putting holds on the wall, and collaborating to elicit thought-provoking …


Date: Time: 7:00 pm Location: Johnny Carson Theater
In the winter of 1888, a ferocious blizzard rips through the prairie without warning, leaving thousands of children struggling to find their way safely home from school. Six-year-old Hattie is stranded in the blizzard, somewhere between “a dream …

Nitty Gritty Dirt Band

Date: Time: 7:30 pm Location: Lied Center for Performing Arts
Fresh off its 50th Anniversary Tour, the iconic and profoundly influential Nitty Gritty Dirt Band continues to add to its legendary status. With strings of top-ten hits, such as “Fishin’ in the Dark” and “Mr. Bojangles” as well as multiple …

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.

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.

Microbiomes Conference

Date: Time: 8:00 am–5:00 pm Location: Embassy Suites Hotel
A two-day symposium, “Microbiomes from Different Habitats: Soil, Water and Gut,” gathers experts in downtown Lincoln. Speakers include The Atlantic’s Ed Yong, and a special session including an interactive workshop on how scientists can succeed …