All events are in Central time unless specified.

Friday, September 20

BBR Webinar Series: Approaches to Economic Development

Date: Time: All Day Location: College of Business - Howard L. Hawks Hall
This webinar will examine the topic of economic development policy from an economics perspective. Topics will include the role of industrial clusters, incentive policy, entrepreneurship, labor force development and the skills gap in influencing the …

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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Prairie Visions Writing Workshop for Teachers

Date: Time: 9:00 am–2:00 pm Location: Homestead National Monument
Experience a day of place-based writing workshops. Work on your own craft while seeing what the location has to offer for your students in the future.
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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.

Department of Entomology Seminar

Date: Time: 11:00 am–12:00 pm Location: Entomology Hall
Dr. Scott Sattler will present his research on “Altering lignin content and composition in sorghum and the effects on biotic interactions.” Sattler works in the USDA-ARS, Wheat, Sorghum and Forage Research Unit with the UNL Department of Agronomy …
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10 Signs of a Healthy Relationship - For Grad & Professional Students

Date: Time: 12:00 pm–1:30 pm Location: Willa S. Cather Dining Complex
Come learn the difference between healthy and unhealthy relationship behaviors and what to do when you see them. Lunch is provided!
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Approaches to Economic Development

Bureau of Business Research Webinar Series

Date: Time: 12:00 pm–1:00 pm Location: Online Webinar
UNL Bureau of Business Research Webinar Series resumes with a discussion on the economic development policy from an economics perspective. Topics will include the role of industrial clusters, incentive policy, entrepreneurship, labor force …
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Fall 2019 Methodology Applications Series

Featuring James Bovaird

Date: Time: 12:00 pm–1:30 pm Location: Nebraska Union
Random assignment continues to be the cornerstone of social, behavioral and education research on program effectiveness or efficacy, especially in applied settings such as schools.
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IGNITE: Alexander Jeffery & Paul Petersen

Date: Time: 12:30 pm–1:50 pm Location: Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts
Independent filmmakers Alexander Jeffery and Paul Petersen will present at the next IGNITE colloquium. The event is free and open to the public.
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NUTR990: NHS Seminar Series

Strategies to Deliver an Outstanding Presentation

Date: Time: 2:00 pm–4:00 pm Location: Home Economics Building
Presented by Richard Lombardo, Ph.D., emeritus professor and director, Office of Postdoctoral Studies and Graduate Student Development at UNL.

Nebraska Climate Strike

Hosted by Sustain UNL

Date: Time: 2:30 pm Location: Nebraska Union
People of all ages all over the world will be walking out of their homes, jobs, and schools for a Global Climate Strike to demand climate justice and emergency action to tackle the climate crisis. Nebraska is joining the fight!
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Earth & Atmospheric Sciences Stout Lecture

Date: Time: 3:30 pm Location: Bessey Hall
Denise Akob, USGS, will present, “Geochemical and Biological Effects of Oil and Gas Wastewater Releases to Surface Waters.”

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 …

Joel Spencer, Courant Institute—New York University

Four Discrepancies

Date: Time: 4:00 pm–4:50 pm Location: Avery Hall
In Combinatorial Descrepancy, Paul selects objects and Carole balances them into two piles as evenly as possible.

UPC Nebraska Presents: Sean Bott, Mentalist

Part of UNL Family Weekend

Date: Time: 7:30 pm Location: Nebraska Union
Comedy Mentalist Sean Bott grew up in Saudi Arabia, where inhaling desert-dust and enduring scorching-heat has severly warped his brain. He has performed on stages across the nation. FREE for everyone.
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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 …

Innovation Challenge

Date: Time: 5:00 am–5:00 am Location: College of Business - Howard L. Hawks Hall
Test your entrepreneurial creativity and meet new collaborators and friends. In this challenge open to all Nebraska students, student teams work on a creative task (a secret until the event) over the weekend.

Project 2019 Exhibition

Date: Time: 8:00 am–5:00 pm Location: Architecture Hall
The College of Architecture’s third annual PROJECT exhibition features student work from the Master of Architecture Program at the UNL College of Architecture. The design-research, design\build and independent thesis projects showcase the breadth …

Family Weekend 2019

Date: Time: 6:00 pm–12:00 pm Location: Various locations
Plan to visit your student during Family Weekend! You can meet your student’s friends and their families. Get to know the university—including a tour of the football stadium! And become part of your student’s college experience.
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