Ladder Safety for Everyone

Date: Time: 3:30 am–5:00 pm Location: Hamilton Hall
The fall Laboratory Safety Colloquium Series features Dick Francis, National Safety Director, Little Giant Ladders. EVERYONE in any department who uses, intends to use, or selects and purchases a ladder will find this colloquium particularly …

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 …

Jay Keasling presentation: Engineering Microorganisms

Date: Time: 8:30 am–9:30 am Location: Nebraska Union
Engineering Microorganisms for Production of Isoprenoid Natural Products and Some Not-So-Natural Products

National Institutes for Water Resources Regional Symposium

Date: Time: 8:30 am–7:30 pm Location: Nebraska Innovation Campus Conference Center
The 2018 NIWR Regional Symposium Water Resources of the U.S. Great Plains Region: Status and Future will include talks and perspectives from water leaders in nine states within the Missouri and Arkansas River Watersheds—Montana, the Dakotas, …

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 …

Research Council Distinguished Lecture: Jay Keasling

Date: Time: 8:30 am–10:30 am Location: Nebraska Union
Jay Keasling, a University of Nebraska–Lincoln alumnus and leader in the field of synthetic biology, will deliver a Research Council Distinguished Lecture at 8:30 a.m. Oct. 24 in the Nebraska Union, Colonial Rooms A and B.

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!

Decorate Sugar Cookies at Abel/Sandoz

Date: Time: 10:30 am–2:00 pm Location: Abel/Sandoz Dining Center
Come and enjoy decorating a sugar cookie at Abel/Sandoz Dining Center as a part of University Housing’s Resident Appreciation Week.

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 …

RECESS on the Commons

Date: Time: 11:00 am–1:00 pm Location: Nebraska Union
Play is a great way to deal with stress, and RECESS is all about play and rejuvenation. Big Red Resilience & Well-Being is partnering with UNL Counseling and Psychological Services to reduce mid-term stress by highlighting exercise, gratitude, …

Critical Language Scholarship Open House and Information Session

Date: Time: 11:30 am–1:00 pm Location: Nebraska Union
Dr. Laura Damuth (Office of Fellowships) and Global Studies are very excited to welcome a representative from the Critical Language Scholarship to UNL this semester. The Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program is a fully funded intensive …

Ladder Safety for Everyone

Date: Time: 11:30 am–1:00 pm Location: Nebraska East Union
The fall Laboratory Safety Colloquium Series features Dick Francis, National Safety Director, Little Giant Ladders. EVERYONE in any department who uses, intends to use, or selects and purchases a ladder will find this colloquium particularly …

Beginning Pickleball Lessons – Registration Deadline

Date: Time: 12:00 pm Location: Recreation & Wellness Center
Pickleball is a paddle sport that combines elements of badminton, tennis and table tennis. The objective of this course is for participants to gain a broad understanding and appreciation for the sport of Pickleball. This is a beginning-level class …

Beginning Racquetball Lessons – Registration Deadline

Date: Time: 12:00 pm Location: Campus Recreation Center
The objective of this course is for the students to gain a broad understanding and appreciation for the sport of Racquetball. This is a beginning-level class designed for individuals with little or no Racquetball experience. By the end of the …

BSE Colloquium-Daran Rudnick

Date: Time: 12:00 pm–1:00 pm Location: Chase Hall
As a degree holder from Biological Systems Engineering from his bachelor’s to his Ph.D., Daran has witnessed many changes to the department in the past decade. Through the TAPS, USDA-NIFA, and other research programs, Daran can now point to his own …

Caregivers Support Education

Date: Time: 12:00 pm–1:30 pm Location: Nebraska Union
Actual family situations will be discussed by professionals in the fields of case management, finance, rehabilitation and legal to provide invaluable information about community resources. Join us to learn before a crisis occurs. You’ll receive …

Notes@Noon

Date: Time: 12:00 pm–12:45 pm Location: Adele Coryell Hall Learning Commons
Students in the Glenn Korff School of Music present solos and duets for harp, oboe and percussion, flute, and violin. Join us for live music during lunchtime.

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!

Brookie Bars (from the 8+ menu) at Harper

Date: Time: 3:00 pm Location: Harper Dining Center
Stop by and enjoy a little snack at Harper Dining as a part of University Housing’s Resident Appreciation Week.

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!

SNR Fall Seminar Series

Date: Time: 3:30 pm Location: Hardin Hall
The 2018 Fall Seminar Series at the School of Natural Resources is about building interest and literacy in natural resources.

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 …

Dr. N. Louise Glass, University of California-Berkeley and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Date: Time: 4:00 pm–5:00 pm Location: Beadle Center
“A systems biology approach to dissecting plant cell wall deconstruction by filamentous fungi,” will be presented by Dr. N. Louise Glass, University of California-Berkeley and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

The Changing Face of Germany: The Voices of the Immigrants

Date: Time: 4:00 pm–5:30 pm Location: Nebraska Union
First generation immigrants from Germany and the U.S. will share their experiences growing up in a culture different from their home culture.

The Changing Faces of Germany

Date: Time: 4:00 pm–5:30 pm Location: Nebraska Union
First generation immigrants from Germany and the U.S. will share their experiences growing up in a culture different from their home culture. This panel will feature 2 refugees who grew up in Germany and 2 refugees who grew up in Nebraska.

Decorate Sugar Cookies at Abel/Sandoz

Date: Time: 4:30 pm–8:30 pm Location: Abel/Sandoz Dining Center
Come and enjoy decorating a sugar cookie at Abel/Sandoz Dining Center as a part of University Housing’s Resident Appreciation Week.

Fresh Fruit Bar at Selleck

Date: Time: 4:30 pm Location: Selleck Dining Center
Stop by Selleck Dining for a special snack for University Housing’s Resident Appreciation Week.

Building a Tech Startup: Lessons Learned from Pitch to Exit

Date: Time: 5:00 pm–6:30 pm Location: College of Business - Howard L. Hawks Hall
Event includes: Talk, Q&A, and Perfecting Your Pitch Workshop

I Get By With a Little Help From My Friends (Study Groups)

Date: Time: 5:00 pm–6:00 pm Location: Love Library South
Learn the do’s and don’ts of groups and study partners to help maximize learning!

Strictly Plants Cooking Class

Date: Time: 5:00 pm–6:00 pm Location: Wellness Kitchen, Rec & Wellness Center
Tonight, we’re keeping it strictly plants! If you’ve ever wondered about the vegan or vegetarian lifestyle or prefer whole plant-based meals, this is the class for you. It’s important to recognize which nutrient deficiencies are commonly seen …

Public Lecture: Technology & Democratic Engagement

Date: Time: 6:00 pm–7:30 pm Location: Sheldon Museum of Art
This event aims to address technology’s role in our democratic engagement. This lecture is a part of the Broader Considerations of Technology Lecture Series that began Spring of 2018. The first lecture was on Artificial Intelligence and the future of …

Alpha Gamma Nu Presents: Trivia Night

Date: Time: 7:00 pm Location: Nebraska Union
Three rounds. Cost is $5 each person or $20 for teams of four to six participants. Proceeds to go to Voices of Hope. Submit questions or sign up by sending email to nschnelker77@yahoo.com.

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.