All events are in Central time unless specified.

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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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

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

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.

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.
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Friday Afternoon Plant Sale

Date: Time: 12:00 pm–4:30 pm Location: UNL East Campus Greenhouse
Sale of trees, shrubs, grasses and perennials, including many native plants with regional seed source.
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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.”

Department of Agricultural Economics Seminar

Date: Time: 3:00 pm–4:30 pm Location: Filley Hall
Presented by Dr. Jerry Skees, Global Parametrics.

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 …

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.

Positive Social Interaction

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 …

Cornstock Festival FREE for ALL AGES

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

Football Friday – Northwestern 150th Homecoming Celebration

Date: Time: 5:00 pm–7:00 pm Location: Coliseum
Kick off select home football weekends with Football Fridays, the Nebraska Alumni Association’s family-friendly event series. Connect with other Husker fans and enjoy food, games, giveaways and entertainment. Plus, enjoy appearances by former …
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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.
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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 …
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Rainbow Ball

Date: Time: 8:00 pm–11:00 pm Location: Kauffman Academic Residential Center
Rainbow Ball is an opportunity for the LGBTQA+ community and allies to come together to celebrate Homecoming weekend by attending a dance. Come as you are, with whoever you’d like, wearing whatever you like!

Ongoing Events

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 …

Lincoln Collects: The Steve Wake Collection

Date: Time: 12:30 pm–4:30 pm Location: Richards Hall
The Lincoln Collects series, hosted by the School of Art, Art History & Design, will showcase works by notable art collectors in the area. We begin the series with works on loan from the Steve Wake collection. Focused on contemporary glass works, the …