All events are in Central time unless specified.

K-3 CLASS Observation Training

Date: Time: 8:30 am–5:00 pm Location: Prem S. Paul Research Center at Whittier School
Participants will learn how development affects classroom interactions and the link between effective teacher-child interactions as it relates to learning.
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Maggy Rozycki Hiltner: Vantage Point

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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3-Day Business Startup

Date: Time: 9:00 am–3:00 pm Location: College of Business - Howard L. Hawks Hall
Two most common shortfalls of entrepreneurship are lack of a strong foundation before the launch and paralysis on the entrepreneurs’ part about which steps to take and in what order. In the 3-Day Business Startup, hosted by the Nebraska Center for …
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Red Letter Day

Date: Time: 9:00 am–3:00 pm Location: Nebraska Union
An open house event for students interested in Nebraska. The day is a full day event complete with campus tours, academic sessions, lunch on campus and student engagement sessions.

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.

Economic Impact of Craft Brewery Bureau of Business Research Webinar Series

Date: Time: 12:00 pm–1:00 pm Location: Online Webinar
Craft breweries are a growing industry in Nebraska as well as a new amenity in local communities throughout the state. This webinar will share the results of a recently completed study of the Nebraska craft brewery industry, looking at its state and …
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Lane Lecture with Prof. Justin Driver, Yale Law School “Are Public Schools Becoming Constitution-Free Zones?”

Date: Time: 12:10 pm–1:10 pm Location: McCollum Hall
This year’s Lane Lecture will be presented by Professor Justin Driver of Yale Law School. Prof. Driver will discuss “Are Public Schools Becoming Constitution-Free Zones?”in which he will cover the subjects of race, sex, religion, crime, liberty …

IGNITE with Dawn Luebbe and Jocelyn DeBoer “Greener Grass”

Date: Time: 12:30 pm–1:50 pm Location: Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts
Dawn Luebbe is a UNL alum who is coming home to share her work. Luebbe and Jocelyn DeBoer co-directed the film, “Greener Grass,” and will be sharing clips of their movie and their filmmaking journey with us at this IGNITE!
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RU RDY? Your Digital Footprint in Academia Department of Sociology

Date: Time: 12:30 pm Location: Nebraska Union
This 30-60 minute workshop will provide participants with the pros and cons of using social media—personally and professionally; help participants think about digital boundaries between personal and professional online behavior; provide ideas for …

“RU RDY? Your Digital Footprint in Academia”

Date: Time: 12:30 pm Location: Nebraska Union
This 30-60 minute workshop will provide participants with the pros and cons of using social media—personally and professionally; help participants think about digital boundaries between personal and professional online behavior; provide ideas for …

Agronomy & Horticulture Seminar – Daran Rudnick

Date: Time: 3:30 pm Location: Keim Hall
Daran Rudnick, assistant professor, Irrigation Management Specialist, Biological Systems Engineering, West Central Research and Extension Center, UNL, will present “Connecting with growers through a peer-to-peer, experiential program titled TAPS …

Benjamin Stokes, Chem Colloquium

Date: Time: 3:30 pm–4:30 pm Location: Hamilton Hall
Professor Benjamin Stokes, University of California, Merced, will present a lecture entitled “New Reactions of Unsaturated C-C and C-O Bonds.”

Earth & Atmospheric Sciences Stout Lecture

Date: Time: 3:30 pm Location: Bessey Hall
Geoffrey Stano, University of Alabama-Huntsville, will present, “A New Look at Lightning- The Geostationary Lightning Mapper.”

Epistemic Standpoints and the Epistemology of Injustice Colloquium featuring Sally Haslanger

Date: Time: 3:30 pm–5:30 pm Location: Louise Pound Hall
Sally Haslanger is Ford Professor of Philosophy and Women’s and Gender Studies at MIT. Broadly speaking, Haslanger’s work links issues of social justice—especially concerning gender, race, and the family—with contemporary work in epistemology …
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Nebraska Lecture: “Nebraska Songbook” performance A Nebraska Research Days event

Date: Time: 3:30 pm–5:00 pm Location: Sheldon Museum of Art
Jamie Reimer, associate professor of voice, and Brenda Wristen, professor of piano and piano pedagogy, will perform “Nebraska Songbook,” which portrays our state’s scenery and poetry through song. The piece was composed by Greg Simon, assistant …

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 …

Yue Yu, Lehigh University A Multiscale/Multiphysics Coupling Framework for Bioprosthetic Heart Valves (BHVs) Damage

Date: Time: 4:00 pm–4:50 pm Location: Avery Hall
Bioprosthetic heart valves (BHVs) are the most popular artificial replacements for diseased valves that mimic the structure of native valves. However, the life span of BHVs remains limited to 10-15 years, and the mechanisms that underlie BHVs failure …

MFA Open Studios

Date: Time: 5:00 pm–7:00 pm Location: Richards Hall
Graduate students in the master of fine arts (MFA) program in UNL’s School of Art, Art History & Design will be hosting an Open Studios event. Admission is free and open to the public.

Community Interventions for MMIW: A Panel of Experts

Date: Time: 7:00 pm–8:30 pm Location: Nebraska Union
A Native panel of experts on community outreach, education and supporting Native youth will convene to discuss community-based solutions to violence and discrimination against Native people, and how the communities within and surrounding UNL can …

Community Interventions for MMIW: A Panel of Experts – UNL Human Trafficking & Migration Initiative Addressing MMIW–Missing & Murdered Indigenous Women

Date: Time: 7:00 pm–8:30 pm Location: Nebraska Union
A Native panel of experts on community outreach, education and supporting Native youth will convene to discuss community-based solutions to violence and discrimination against Native people, and how the communities within and surrounding UNL can …

This is Shared Space: Plants & People

Date: Time: 7:00 pm–8:30 pm Location: Hardin Hall
“Gardens and arboreta bring us together and deeply connect us to our surroundings.” From hosting Victory Garden in the 1980s to facing High Plains challenges like fire, snowstorms and drought, Lucinda Mays of Chadron State College talks about our …
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SLAM POET FreeQuency presented by UPC Nebraska and Women’s Center

Date: Time: 7:30 pm Location: Nebraska Union
Mwende “FreeQuency” Katwiwa is a 26-year-old Kenyan, Immigrant, Queer Womyn writer and speaker. The 2018 Women of the World Poetry Slam Champion, a 2017 TEDWomen speaker and ranked 3rd at the 2015 Individual World Poetry Slam, FreeQuency is a …
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The Glass Menagerie

Date: Time: 7:30 pm Location: Temple Building
Revisit one of the most beloved plays of the 20th Century, Tennessee Williams’ The Glass Menagerie. This riveting “memory play” follows the fragile Wingfield family: Tom, an aspiring poet, his painfully shy sister Laura, and their mother Amanda …
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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 …

Federal and State Income Tax Institute

Date: Time: 8:00 am–5:15 pm Location: Holiday Inn Express and Suites North Platte
Experience an interactive review of federal tax changes and new rulings as well as hear recommendations on ways to advise your clients in light of these recent changes and how to file accurately on their behalf.