All events are in Central time unless specified.

Friday, October 11

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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Maggy Rozycki Hiltner: Vantage Point

Public Lecture, 2/13/2020, 2:00 p.m. in 216 Home Ec. Bldg.

Date: Time: 8:30 am–4:00 pm Location: Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery
Maggy Rozycki Hiltner is a full-time studio artist and activist living in Red Lodge, Montana. She comes from a family of makers: her mother and grandmothers needlepointed pillows, made quilts and stitched or knitted their clothes and toys; her father …
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Prairie Visions Writing Festival

For teachers and students

Date: Time: 9:00 am–2:00 pm Location: Homestead National Monument
Place-based writing is a catalyst for creative and argument writers alike. Teachers, sign you and your students up for a day or writing and exploration aimed at bringing life and reality into the process itself.
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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 - Josh Herr

Date: Time: 11:00 am–12:00 pm Location: Entomology Hall
Dr. Josh Herr, assistant professor in UNL’s Department of Plant Pathology, will present a seminar on “Metagenomics as a tool to identify insects as vectors for plant pathogens.”
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SBSRC Writing Group Mini-Retreat

Date: Time: 12:00 pm–5:00 pm Location: The Mill at Innovation Campus
The SBSRC Writing Group will host a mini-retreat open to social and behavioral scientists interested in working on writing.

IGNITE with Jesse Fleming

Jane the Baptist

Date: Time: 12:30 pm–1:50 pm Location: Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts
Pablo Picasso, Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein and now, Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts Assistant Professor, Jesse Fleming are all artists whose work is now in the permanent art collection at Cedars Sinai. Fleming’s work, “Jane the …
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Raquel Willis Meet and Greet

Date: Time: 2:00 pm–3:30 pm Location: Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center
Raquel Willis is writer, speaker, activist, the executive editor of Out magazine, and the director of Black Trans Circles through Transgender Law Center. She is experienced in speaking and facilitating conversations about the LGBTQA+ community and …
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Department of Agricultural Economics Seminar

Date: Time: 3:00 pm–4:30 pm Location: Filley Hall
Presented by Dr. Amanda Countryman, Colorado State University.

Agronomy & Horticulture Seminar – Sydney Everhart

Why Diversity Matters: From disease management to the next big scientific breakthrough

Date: Time: 3:30 pm Location: Keim Hall
Sydney Everhart, associate professor and quantitative ecologist, Department of Plant Pathology, UNL, will present Disease management and government regulations are based on knowledge of the biology and ecology of plant pathogens. Molecular techniques …

Alexander Greer, Chem Colloquium

Date: Time: 3:30 pm–4:30 pm Location: Hamilton Hall
Professor Alexander Greer, City University of New York, Brooklyn College, will present a lecture entitled “Mechanisms of Reactive Oxygen Species: Probing Not Only Their Light, but also Dark Reactions in Organic Photochemistry.”

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 …

Joe Gallian, University of Minnesota Duluth

Using Mathematics to Create Symmetry Patterns

Date: Time: 4:00 pm–4:50 pm Location: Avery Hall
We explain how to create symmetry patterns using Hamiltonian paths, spanning trees, exponential functions, logarithms, and modular arithmetic. These methods were used to create the image for the 2003 Mathematics Awareness Month poster; see https:// …

LGBTQA+ Annual History Month Dinner & Social

Date: Time: 5:00 pm Location: Cornhusker Marriott Hotel
Every year, the LGBTQA+ Center invites the Lincoln Community to come together to celebrate our rich history. Join us over a semi-formal dinner with great food, moving entertainment, with Raquel Willis, activist, writer, speaker, and executive editor …
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London 50th Anniversary

Date: Time: 5:30 pm Location: Wick Alumni Center

Supercomputing 101

Date: Time: 5:30 pm–7:30 pm Location: Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center
Interested in data science or machine learning? We will be hosting a workshop to help new users get access to and familiar with HCC’s supercomputer.
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Lazzi Presents An Improv Show

Join Us For Our First Show Of The Year

Date: Time: 7:30 pm Location: Nebraska Union
New members. New games. Same love of improv.
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Ruckman Public Lecture

You Can Map the Milky Way

Date: Time: 7:30 pm–8:30 pm Location: Nebraska Union
Dr. Kathryn Williamson, teaching assistant professor at West Virginia University, will present, “You Can Map the Milky Way.”
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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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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 …

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 …
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Midwest Epistemology Workshop

Date: Time: 8:30 am–8:00 pm Location: Andrews Hall
The 13th annual Midwest Epistemology Workshop (MEW) aims to advance interest in epistemology by organizing an annual workshop for the presentation and discussion of current work in the field. MEW also aims to establish a sense of community among …
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Symposium on the Evolutionary Genomics of Adaptation

Date: Time: 7:00 pm–12:00 pm Location: Various locations
The second Symposium on the Evolutionary Genomics of Adaptation will be hosted at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln on Oct. 11-13.
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