UAV’s in Fieldwork

Date: Time: 2:30 am–4:30 am Location: Oldfather Hall
Ben Kreimer, Independent Journalism Technologist will share his expertise garnered from multiple field projects that include heritage and archaeological sites, as well as others. See his portfolio at

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 …

Exploring Careers in Economics

Date: Time: 9:30 am–11:00 am Location: College of Business - Howard L. Hawks Hall
Come and join us for a webinar hosted by the Federal Reserve Board discussing careers in economics!

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 …

Tea Time Friday at the Kawasaki Reading Room

Date: Time: 11:00 am–4:30 pm Location: Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center
Come join us for freshly prepared teas every Friday! Each week take a taste of one (or more) varieties of international tea served with a delicious snack. Teas rotate every week, so come in to enjoy a favorite or try something new. Relax and unwind …

Earth & Atmospheric Sciences Stout Lecture

Date: Time: 3:30 pm–4:30 pm Location: Bessey Hall
Francisco Munoz-Arriola, UNL Biological Systems Engineering, will present, “The water continuum: predictability of a resilient complex system in a changing environment.”

Kevin Moeller, Chem Colloquium

Date: Time: 3:30 pm–4:30 pm Location: Hamilton Hall
Professor Kevin D. Moeller, Washington University in St. Louis, will present “From Complex Molecules to Controlling Molecular Surfaces: Electrochemistry as a Tool for Synthesis.”

Leveraging genomics, genetics and breeding to understand crop adaptation to nutrient stress

Date: Time: 3:30 pm–4:30 pm Location: Keim Hall
Presented by Jamie O’Rourke, USDA-ARS, Corn Insect and Crop Genetics Research Unit, in Ames, IA. Plants require 20 micronutrients for proper growth and development, but environmental conditions often limit soil nutrient availability resulting in …

Pi Mu Epsilon Lecture: Robert Ghrist, University of Pennsylvania

Date: Time: 4:00 pm–4:50 pm Location: Avery Hall
Calculus has been around for centuries and has a long tradition of applications spanning the modern history of science. However, the current age is characterized by a sweeping array of new potential applications—to machine learning, AI, robotics, …

The Courtyards Open House

Date: Time: 4:00 pm–6:00 pm Location: The Courtyards
Join us at The Courtyards 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!

The Village Open House

Date: Time: 4:00 pm–6:00 pm Location: The Village
Join us at The Village 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!

MFA Open Studios

Date: Time: 5:00 pm–7:00 pm Location: Richards Hall AND Woods Art Building
Graduate students in the Master of Fine Arts (MFA) program in the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s School of Art, Art History & Design will be hosting an Open Studios event on Friday, Oct. 19 from 5-7 p.m. in Woods Art Building and Richards Hall …

Paint and Sip

Date: Time: 7:00 pm Location: Nebraska Union
Calling all budding artists, coffee enthusiasts, and students who want to have a good time with friends! If you’ve ever wanted to try one of those fancy painting parties, now is your chance! Join an art instructor and get ready to paint a …


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 …

The Capitol Steps

Date: Time: 7:30 pm Location: Lied Center for Performing Arts
For more than 30 years, the Capitol Steps have been reaching across the aisle to put politics and scandal to music in bipartisan spoofery. Armed with a never-ending supply of fresh material from our elected officials, the Capitol Steps continue to …

Free Skate Night

Date: Time: 8:00 pm–11:00 pm Location: John Breslow Ice Hockey Center
Campus Recreation hosts free Skate Nights during select Fridays.

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.

Innovation Challenge

Date: Time: 5:30 pm–8:00 pm Location: College of Business - Howard L. Hawks Hall
Hosted by the Center for Entrepreneurship at Nebraska, this challenge is open to both undergraduate and graduate students from any academic program at Nebraska.