All events are in Central time unless specified.

Friday, December 6

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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NIC Blood Drive

Date: Time: 8:30 am–12:00 pm Location: Nebraska Innovation Campus
Nebraska Innovation Campus is hosting a blood drive. To make an appointment to give blood, please visit
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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.

Publics and Polices for Better Water

Date: Time: 10:30 am–12:00 pm Location: Nebraska Water Center
The Social and Behavioral Sciences Research Consortium and Nebraska Water Center are partnering to host this meeting to bring people together to discuss how to empower publics and create effective policies for water quality enhancement, particularly …

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.

Entomology Seminar: Susan Weller

Date: Time: 11:00 am–12:00 pm Location: Entomology Hall
Susan Weller, director of the University of Nebraska State Museum, will discuss “Reflections on Changing Leadership Opportunities in Scientific Societies.” Weller is also faculty in the Department of Entomology.
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Students to Highlight Research in Cabela’s Apprenticeship Poster Session

Date: Time: 12:00 pm–1:00 pm Location: Hardin Hall
The Cabela’s Apprenticeship program funds undergraduate research projects aimed at providing tangible, experiential opportunities for undergraduate students to address issues around recruiting and maintaining participants in outdoor activities, …
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Women’s History Month Planning Meeting

Date: Time: 12:00 pm–1:00 pm Location: Nebraska Union
The Women’s Center would like to invite all interested parties to our planning meeting to decide on programming and events for Women’s History Month of March 2020. Please contact Han L. at to RSVP so we can have an estimate of …
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IGNITE with Maureen Fan

CEO & Co-Founder, Baobab Studios

Date: Time: 12:30 pm–1:50 pm Location: Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts
Maureen Fan is CEO & Co-Founder of the six-time Emmy award-winning Baobab Studios, the world’s leading interactive narrative animation studio. Baobab’s mission: Bring out your sense of wonder. Inspire you to dream. Make YOU matter.
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Canvas – New Analytics

Date: Time: 1:30 pm–1:45 pm Location: Online Webinar
You may have heard that Canvas has a new analytics tool.
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Groves & Van Diest Retirement Reception

Date: Time: 2:00 pm–3:30 pm Location: Love Library South
Jaci Groves, Architecture Library operations supervisor and Maggie Van Diest, senior accounting associate, University Libraries, are retiring in December with a joint retirement reception. Remarks will be given at 2:30 pm.

Agronomy & Horticulture Seminar – Mitch Stephenson

Date: Time: 3:30 pm Location: Keim Hall
Mitch Stephenson, assistant professor and Range Management Specialist, Department of Agronomy and Horticulture, UNL, will present “Rangeland Research in Western Nebraska.” Rangeland production and species composition vary both spatially and …

Earth & Atmospheric Sciences Stout Lecture

Date: Time: 3:30 pm Location: Bessey Hall
Sonia Tikoo, Rutgers University, will present, “Lunar Magnetism.”

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 …

Robbyn K. Anand, Chem Colloquium

Date: Time: 3:30 pm–4:30 pm Location: Hamilton Hall
Professor Robbyn Anand, Iowa State University, will present a lecture entitled “Selective Assembly and Analysis of Melanoma Cells and Cell Clusters at an Array of Bipolar Electrodes.”

Geography Speaker Series: Dr. LaToya Eaves

Drapetomania: Tracing the Liberatory Practices of Black Placemaking

Date: Time: 4:00 pm Location: Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center
Dr. LaToya Eaves, Middle Tennessee State University: Black bodies are core spatial actors in the construction of place. Black geographies as crucial sites of knowledge production require attention to both the embodied experiences and material …

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 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 Artwalk featuring our annual cookies and hot cocoa spread, wintry crafts in the lower level, and two art exhibitions.
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Revolutionary Theatre Experience

Date: Time: 5:00 pm–7:30 pm Location: Johnny Carson Theater
See the next generation of diverse and inclusive leaders tell their stories that must be told—along with music, dance and video expressions!
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Gingerbread House Competition

hosted by Student Involvement

Date: Time: 6:00 pm–9:00 pm Location: Nebraska Union
Who can make it to the end without devouring their confectionery creation? Who has amazing decorating and art skills? Who merely wants an excuse to play with their food and laugh with friends?
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No Name Reading

Date: Time: 6:30 pm–8:00 pm Location: Indigo Bridge Books
The No Name Reading Series features the best in poetry and prose from graduate student writers in the English department of the UNL. Readings take place several times each semester.

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis

Date: Time: 7:30 pm Location: Lied Center for Performing Arts
Celebrate the most wonderful time of year when the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis swings into Lincoln. Featuring soulful, big band versions of holiday classics like “Jingle Bells” and “Joy to the World” as well as …
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Revolutionary Theatre Experience

Date: Time: 7:30 pm–10:00 pm Location: Johnny Carson Theater
See the next generation of diverse and inclusive leaders tell their stories that must be told—along with music, dance and video expressions!
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Student Dance Project

Date: Time: 7:30 pm Location: Temple Building
This fall is the 16th Annual Student Dance Project, directed by Susan Ourada. There will be two performances. The Student Dance Project is a program of original work by student choreographers in the Glenn Korff School of Music’s dance program.
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Winternational Ball

Presented by Cultural Ambassadors

Date: Time: 7:30 pm–11:00 pm Location: Wick Alumni Center
Cultural Ambassadors is hosting our annual Winternatioanl Ball. We will have dancing, international music, food, door prizes and more! Tickets are $7 (or $5 if you post our flyer on your Facebook or Instagram story for 24 hours). Tickets can be …
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Free Skate Night

hosted by Campus Recreation

Date: Time: 8:00 pm–11:00 pm Location: John Breslow Ice Hockey Center
UNL students can ice skate for free on select Fridays.
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Game Night—Bathtub Dogs Fall Show

Date: Time: 8:00 pm–9:30 pm Location: Nebraska Union
University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s premier all-male A Cappella group, Bathtub Dogs, presents an A Cappella music showcase that even Steve Harvey can’t handle! Featuring your favorite ‘BTD’ classics, a handful of new tunes, and lots of games …
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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 …

Studio Art and Graphic Design Capstone Exhibition

Date: Time: 12:30 pm–7:00 pm Location: Richards Hall
The “Capstone Exhibition” will be on display Dec. 6-20 in the Eisentrager-Howard Gallery in Richards Hall at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. This culminating experience features the work of graduating undergraduate candidates for Bachelor …