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 …

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.

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.

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 …

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!

Reading: Marianne Kunkel and Sarah Fawn Montgomery

Date: Time: 5:30 pm–7:00 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 MFA in poetry from the University of Florida and a PhD in English from …

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 …

Snowcatcher

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.

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 …