All events are in Central time unless specified.

Friday, September 6

NEBRASKA & BEYOND, A Photography Exhibition

Date: Time: 7:00 am–10:00 pm Location: Nebraska Innovation Campus
Photographer Suzanne Spiehs was born and raised in Nebraska. Growing up on a farm outside of Grand Island, she developed a love for nature and the outdoors. Suzanne began her photography career more than 15 years ago, turning her focus toward …
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19th Annual Symposium in Virology/4th Annual Prem S. Paul Memorial Virology Symposium


Date: Time: 8:00 am–6:00 pm Location: Nebraska Union
All interested students, faculty, and staff from universities and industry are invited to attend this one-day symposium. Poster presentations are invited at an afternoon reception.
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BEAM Behavioral Health Training Center Workshop

Family Intervention Workshop

Date: Time: 8:00 am–4:00 pm Location: Lincoln Community Foundation Building
Intervention – It is Nothing Like a TV Show: How to Coach Families in Successful Interventions.
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Office Hours with Peace Corps Recruiter

Date: Time: 9:30 am–11:30 am Location: Oldfather Hall
Meet with Jessica Vandivort de Montiel, Peace Corps Recruiter for Western Missouri, Kansas and Nebraska. Jessica is a returned volunteer who served in Guatemala and she is available to help answer any questions you have about the Peace Corps and the …
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Graduate and Non-Traditional Student Social

Date: Time: 10:00 am–11:30 am Location: Nebraska Union
The LGBTQA+ Graduate and Non-Traditional Student Social is an event for graduate and non-traditional students who are LGBTQA+ identified and allied. It is a casual social where students can meet new people and create a community. Coffee and bagels …

SBSRC Faculty Writing Group

Date: Time: 10:00 am Location: The Mill at Innovation Campus
The SBSRC-hosted writing group meets EVERY Friday at 10 a.m. at the NIC Mill. Join Lisa PytlikZillig and other social and behavioral scientists in this mentoring opportunity. All are welcome!

Understanding Self and Others (USO) Group

Group Screening Required

Date: Time: 10:00 am–11:30 am Location: University Health Center
This group provides a space to process various mental health concerns in a safe, open, and supportive setting with peers. Through engaging in this group students are able to learn and grow as they work to understand themselves and others better.

Research Support Group

Group Screening Required

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.

Entomology Seminar on Entomology in the United States Military

Date: Time: 11:00 am–12:00 pm Location: Entomology Hall
William Noundou, a graduate student in the Department of Entomology, will present the seminar, “Entomology in the United States military.”


Date: Time: 12:30 pm–4:30 pm Location: Richards Hall
The Eisentrager-Howard Gallery will open its 2019-2020 exhibition season with a show titled “FRESH!” Curated by the director of the gallery, Patricia Davis, this exhibition showcases the creative energies of 20 local School of Art, Art History & …
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IGNITE Colloquium: Joseph Krings

Date: Time: 12:30 pm–1:50 pm Location: Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts (CEMA)
Joseph Krings will be the featured speaker at the Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts’ IGNITE Colloquium. IGNITE is open to students, university faculty and staff and the Lincoln community.
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Open House & Welcome Back Celebration

Date: Time: 2:00 pm–4:00 pm Location: Andrews Hall
Join anthropology, geography, and Global Studies for our annual Open House & Welcome Back Celebration. This event is open to all current and potential majors and minors, faculty, affiliate faculty and staff that work closely with the department and …
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Amadeu K. Sum, Chem Colloquium

Date: Time: 3:30 pm–4:30 pm Location: Hamilton Hall
Professor Amadeu K. Sum, from Colorado School of Mines, will present a lecture entitled “Gas Hydrates: The Intricacies of Solid Solutions of Water and Gas.”

Positive Social Interaction

Group Screening Required

Date: Time: 3:30 pm–5:00 pm Location: University Health Center
This group is an ongoing process group, which gives student members the opportunity to practice valuable social skills in a nonjudgmental environment of their peers. It also gives participants the chance to decrease feelings of anxiety, awkwardness …

Hyde Lecture: PEGGY DEAMER

Date: Time: 4:00 pm Location: Richards Hall
Renowned activist Peggy Deamer, professor emerita of Yale University’s School of Architecture; principal in the firm of Deamer, Studio; and founding member and research coordinator of the Architecture Lobby, will be giving the first Hyde Lecture of …

John Meakin, University of Nebraska–Lincoln

Inverse semigroups and Leavitt path algebras

Date: Time: 4:00 pm–4:50 pm Location: Avery Hall
The study of Leavitt path algebras is an outgrowth of work done by Bill Leavitt, long-time faculty member in mathematics at UNL, in the early 1960’s. Leavitt path algebras are F-algebras built essentially from a field F and paths in a directed graph …

First Friday at Sheldon Museum of Art: Big Red Welcome

Date: Time: 5:00 pm–7:00 pm Location: Sheldon Museum of Art
Sheldon Museum of Art celebrates the start of a new academic year with a big open house for campus and community. Explore the fall semester exhibitions and groove to music by Bow Ty Audio. You can also contribute to a colorful mural, take a photo in …
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First Friday at the Great Plains Art Museum

With photographer Michael Farrell

Date: Time: 5:00 pm–7:00 pm Location: Great Plains Art Museum
Join us for the opening reception for a new photography exhibit, “In the Bohemian Alps,” where photographer Michael Farrell will give a short talk at at 6 p.m. The exhibition runs from Sept. 6 through December 21.
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Meet The Greeks

NPHC/MGC Welcome Back BBQ

Date: Time: 6:00 pm–8:00 pm Location: Nebraska Union
Come out and meet the chapters that make up the National Pan-Hellenic Council and the Multicultural Greek Council here at UNL. There will be music, food, and a chance to visit with each chapter to learn more about them. All are welcome to attend this …
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David Coleman “The Dating Doctor”

Date: Time: 8:00 pm–11:00 pm Location: Nebraska Union
Join Campus NightLife and UPC Nebraska for a 3-part event centered around making new friends, building stronger relationships and creating connections for a stronger campus community.
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Ongoing Events

The Heart of Campus: A N150 Exhibit

Date: Time: All Day Location: Love Library South
“The Heart of Campus” is a new exhibit to celebrate N150. A special tribute to University Hall and other artifacts curated by the University Archives & Special Collections staff are featured. A selection of archival photographs run on the virtual …