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 …

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!

2018 Human Trafficking and Migration Initiative

Date: Time: 12:00 pm–1:00 pm Location: McCollum Hall
Pre-symposium panel discussion for 2018 Human Trafficking and Migration Initiative is sponsored by the Law College and ATLAS.

Earth & Atmospheric Sciences Stout Lecture

Date: Time: 3:30 pm Location: Bessey Hall
John Horel, University of Utah, will present, “Weather Impacts on 2018 Western Wildfires.”

George Whitesides, Chem Colloquium

Date: Time: 3:30 pm–4:30 pm Location: Hamilton Hall
Professor George M. Whitesides, Harvard University, will present the Rieke Award Lecture entitled “Origin of Life.”

How to optimize student engagement with active learning and formative assessments

Date: Time: 3:30 pm–4:30 pm Location: Keim Hall
Presented by Brian Couch, assistant professor, School of Biological Sciences. In recent years, the undergraduate education community has placed an increased focus on implementing formative assessment activities in which students actively engage with …

Celebrating Mary Shelley’s FRANKENSTEIN 200 Years Later

Date: Time: 4:00 pm–5:30 pm Location: Andrews Hall
This panel will feature “flash talks” (15-20 presentations) by experts from the Department of English.

Entomology seminar on insect evolutionary adaptations: Biomimetics and arms races

Date: Time: 4:00 pm–5:00 pm Location: Entomology Hall
Jen Williams, a graduate student in the entomology department, will present the seminar, “Insect evolutionary adaptations: Biomimetics and arms races.”

First Friday at Sheldon Museum of Art

Date: Time: 5:00 pm Location: Sheldon Museum of Art
Explore Sheldon’s exhibition “For Freedoms” and hear from University of Nebraska students as they share their ideas on creative expression and civic discourse.


Date: Time: 7:30 pm Location: Lied Center for Performing Arts
The Tony Award®-winning Best Musical, Monty Python’s Spamalot, begins its search for the Holy Grail in the Fall of 2018. This outrageous musical comedy is lovingly ripped off from the film classic Monty Python and the Holy Grail with a book by …

University Opera: The Return of Ulysses

Date: Time: 7:30 pm Location: Kimball Recital Hall
Ulysses is one of the greatest love stories ever told. Based on Homer’s mythic Odyssey, the opera, The Return of Ulysses (Claudio Monteverdi) is a timeless testament to the power of a faithful heart. University Opera presents a new adaptation of …

Heroes and Villains Drag Show

Date: Time: 8:00 pm Location: Nebraska Union
This event is a show to help raise funds to send students to the Midwest Bisexual Lesbian Gay Transgender Ally College Conference. There will be drag performances, and free Pepsi products. Come support our students, tip our performers, and have a …

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.