All events are in Central time unless specified.

Friday, October 4

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 …
This event originated in NIC Events Calendar.

Meal Kit Monday

Making Meal-Times Easier!

Date: Time: 7:30 am–4:30 pm Location: Recreation and Wellness Center
Pick up your ready-to-go, four-serving meals on the first Monday of the month at the Wellness Kitchen. Each kit includes everything you need for a delicious dinner in well under an hour!
This event originated in Wellness & Nutrition.

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.
This event originated in Counseling and Psychological Services.

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.
This event originated in Counseling and Psychological Services.

Department of Entomology Seminar

Date: Time: 11:00 am–12:00 pm Location: Entomology Hall
Dr. Erin W. Hodgson will speak on “#IPM: Building resilient pest management in crop systems.” Dr. Hodgson is with the Department of Entomology at Iowa State University.
This event originated in Entomology Calendar.

Food for Health Seminar Series

Date: Time: 12:00 pm–1:00 pm Location: Food Innovation Center (FIC)
Dr. Jason M. Ridlon, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, will present at the Food for Health Seminar Series.
This event originated in Nebraska Food for Health Center.

Nebraska Lecture featuring Debra Kleve White

Date: Time: 12:15 pm–1:30 pm Location: Morrill Hall
Debra Kleve White, alum, will present the Homecoming Nebraska Lecture, “Louise Pound and the History of UNL School Spirit.”

IGNITE with Todd Nelson

Date: Time: 12:30 pm Location: Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts
Todd William Nelson is a producer/director with a 35-year career in Hollywood. His film and television production company Braska Films has produced thousands of promos for hundreds of shows for CBS Studios International since 1998. He grew up in …
This event originated in IGNITE Colloquium.

Department of Agricultural Economics Seminar

Date: Time: 3:00 pm–4:30 pm Location: Filley Hall
Presented by Dr. Jerry Skees, Global Parametrics.
This event originated in Agricultural Economics.

Agronomy & Horticulture Seminar – Biance Ott Andrade

Date: Time: 3:30 pm Location: Keim Hall
Biance Ott Andrade, post-doc research associate, Department of Agronomy and Horticulture, UNL, will present “Río de la Plata grasslands—a South American tallgrass prairie? Floristic and ecological similarities and management implications.” The …

Café e bate-papo: Black Culture and Black Identity in Brazil, focus on Salvador

Date: Time: 3:30 pm Location: Burnett Hall
Everyone welcome!
This event originated in Modern Languages and Literatures.

Gary Siuzdak, M.L. Gross Award Lecture

Date: Time: 3:30 pm–4:30 pm Location: Hamilton Hall
Professor Gary Siuzdak, Scripps Research Institute, will present the M.L. Gross Award Lecture entitled “Discovering Metabolites that Alter Physiology, an Omics Perspective.” Open to the public.
This event originated in Chemistry Colloquium.

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 …
This event originated in Counseling and Psychological Services.

Bacim Alali, Kansas State University

Fourier analysis and spectral methods for nonlocal models

Date: Time: 4:00 pm–4:50 pm Location: Avery Hall
Nonlocal models have been recently used in fracture mechanics, anomalous diffusion, and composite materials, among other application areas. These nonlocal models, which are described by integral equations, bring new mathematical and computational …
This event originated in Math Colloquia.

UCARE Application Info Session

Date: Time: 4:00 pm–5:00 pm Location: Nebraska Union
UCARE application info sessions introduce students to the UCARE program and provide guidance on finding a project, approaching a prospective mentor, and writing a strong application proposal. Join us to learn how you can receive $2,400 in funding in …
This event originated in UCARE.

Cornstock Festival


Date: Time: 4:30 pm–9:30 pm Location: Memorial Stadium
Come join in the 2019 Homecoming: 150 Years of Grit & Glory Cornstock Festival!

JGMC Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

Date: Time: 4:30 pm Location: Nebraska Union
Students, alumni and friends are invited to celebrate this year’s Hall of Fame inductees. These alumni made significant contributions to campus life during their time here and are still active supporters of the students and their academic pursuits.
This event originated in Student Affairs.

Local Heroes

Date: Time: 4:30 pm–6:00 pm Location: Nebraska Union
In August of 2014, ISIS started a campaign of genocide against the Yezidi people, a religious minority in Northern Iraq. In towns across the U.S., including Lincoln, Yezidis started getting calls for help from friends and relatives trapped in ISIS …
This event originated in Human Rights and Humanitarian Affairs.

First Friday at Sheldon Museum of Art

Date: Time: 5:00 pm–7:00 pm Location: Sheldon Museum of Art
Enjoy light refreshments, socialize, and wander the galleries to kick off your weekend. Admission is free.
This event originated in Sheldon Museum of Art.

First Friday at the Great Plains Art Museum

Date: Time: 5:00 pm–7:00 pm Location: Great Plains Art Museum
Join us for Lincoln’s First Friday Art Walk and complete our art scavenger hunt in the lower-level gallery for a prize!
This event originated in Center for Great Plains Studies.

First Friday Exhibition at Architecture Hall

Date: Time: 5:00 pm–7:00 pm Location: Architecture Hall
The College of Architecture’s First Friday Exhibition includes student work from the interior design, landscape architecture and architecture programs. A special exhibit by the architecture program “Project 2019” features student work from the …
This event originated in Architecture.

Linux Install-a-thon

Learn the way of Tux

Date: Time: 5:30 pm–7:30 pm Location: Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center
This will be an opportunity to learn to install a derivative of Linux on your own system, how to get a virtual machine running, or even just how to use the Windows Subsystem for Linux. We’ll also be going over the specific quirks of Linux that makes …
This event originated in Operating Systems and Open Source Group.

Homecoming Parade

Date: Time: 6:00 pm Location: Vine Street (from 16th St. to Memorial Stadium)
An ongoing tradition at Nebraska, this year’s lineup includes new floats, bands, performers, unique cars, decorated golf carts, university and local mascots and several VIPs.
This event originated in Student Affairs.

(as) symmetry—work by: Keith Buswell and Camille Hawbaker Voorhees

Date: Time: 7:00 pm–10:00 pm Location: Tugboat Gallery
Opening Reception: First Friday, with DJ Ol’ Moanin’

The Legend of Georgia McBride

Date: Time: 7:30 pm Location: Johnny Carson Theater
He’s young, he’s broke, his landlord’s knocking at the door, and he’s just found out his wife is going to have a baby! To make matters even more desperate, Casey is fired from his gig as an Elvis impersonator. When the bar owner brings in a …
This event originated in Lied Center.

Visiting Guest Artist Karen McLaughlin Large, Flute with Amanda Arrington, piano

Date: Time: 7:30 pm Location: Westbrook Music Building
Assistant Professor of Flute Karen McLaughlin Large teaches flute lessons, flute ensemble, low flutes, Baroque flute, and Wind and Percussion Pedagogy at the Florida State University College of Music. Dr. Large is passionate about helping students …
This event originated in Faculty/Guest Artist/Guest Scholar.

Rainbow Ball

Dress how you want. Bring who you want. Be who you are.

Date: Time: 8:00 pm–11:00 pm Location: Kauffman Academic Residential Center
The Rainbow Ball is an LGBTQA+ inclusive Homecoming Dance. We hosted the first annual Rainbow Ball in Fall of 2018, and we are excited to keep the tradition going. We wanted to create a space for LGBTQA+ students to come and enjoy themselves during a …

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 …
This event originated in Libraries.

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 …
This event originated in Architecture.

Lincoln Collects: The Steve Wake Collection

on display from Oct. 4-Nov. 1

Date: Time: 12:30 pm–4:30 pm Location: Richards Hall
This is the first in an ongoing series hosted by UNL’s School of Art, Art History & Design to showcase works belonging to notable art collectors in the Lincoln area. This exhibition highlights work from the private collection of local collector …
This event originated in School of Art, Art History & Design.