All events are in Central time unless specified.

Friday, March 6

Reading Comics: Select Books from the Dan Howard Collection

Date: Time: All Day Location: Love Library Link
Reading Comics: Select Books from the Dan Howard Collection showcases a sample of the limited edition and inscribed comics-related books and memorabilia available in Archives & Special Collections. Items on display in Love South lower level were …

Art at Innovation, A Collaborative Art Exhibition

Date: Time: 7:00 am–10:00 pm Location: Nebraska Innovation Campus
Art at Innovation is a collaboration of local artists in the community. This exhibition is free and open to the public daily from 7:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.
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Women Lead 2020

Date: Time: 7:30 am–4:30 pm Location: Nebraska Innovation Campus
Join us for Women Lead 2020, a conference to advance women in law, business, philanthropy and government. Featured speakers include Claire Babineaux-Fontenot, Feeding America; Meg Belcher; Michele Coleman Mayes, New York Public Library; Hon. Jenny …
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NET Friday Live at the Carson Center

Date: Time: 8:30 am–10:00 am Location: Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts
NET Friday Live will be onsite with live music featuring Nebraska Steel (steel drum band), singer/songwriter Andrea von Kampen, and composer and pianist Ben Model.

CAS Week: Fingerprint Mural and Toiletry Drive

Date: Time: 10:00 am–2:00 pm Location: Oldfather Hall
Come to the first floor of Oldfather Hall to add your fingerprint to the CAS Mural. Bring toiletries and cleaning supplies to donate to the Lincoln Friendship home!
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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!

Department of Entomology Seminar – Steve Spomer

Date: Time: 11:00 am–12:00 pm Location: Entomology Hall
Steve Spomer, UNL Dept. of Entomology, will speak on “Three decades of work with the Salt Creek Tiger Beetle - Surprises & disappointments.”
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Environmental and Water Resources Engineering Seminar

Wastewater Sustainability Assessment and Biofilm Flow Analysis

Date: Time: 11:00 am–11:50 am Location: Scott Engineering Center
Matthew Thompson, Ph.D. student, civil engineering, will present “Environmental sustainability of small community wastewater treatment infrastructure: case studies in Nebraska.”

Customer Discovery & Market Research

New Venture Competition Prep Session Workshop

Date: Time: 12:00 pm–1:00 pm Location: College of Business - Howard L. Hawks Hall
A series of preparatory workshops will be offered at the Center for Entrepreneurship and all New Venture Competition entrants are encouraged to attend. All sessions are located in the Center for Entrepreneurship.

Food for Health Seminar Series

Date: Time: 12:00 pm–1:00 pm Location: Food Innovation Center (FIC)
Dr. Kerry Ivey, Harvard School of Public Health, will present, “Microbiome, diet and data: Integrating microbiomics into nutritional epidemiology,” at the Food for Health Seminar Series.
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Lunch & Learn (Drugs 102: How Do We Know?)

Rural Drug Addiction Research Center

Date: Time: 12:00 pm–12:30 pm Location: Oldfather Hall
This series aims to discuss how moral, medical, and social approaches have built our understanding of why humans use drugs. These 30-minute learning sessions will be hosted by the RDAR Center every 1st Friday at noon, and will offer students, staff, …
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CANCELLED - Statewide High School Invitational Exhibition

Date: Time: 12:30 pm–4:30 pm Location: Richards Hall
The closing Reception scheduled for Friday, March 13 at 5:300 pm has been cancelled.

Pornography and Violence Against Women

Roberta A. Morris Lecture Series

Date: Time: 2:00 pm–3:00 pm Location: Burnett Hall
This year’s lecture features Dr. Ana J. Bridges, professor of psychology at the University of Arkansas. Dr. Bridges is an expert on the effects of pornography and sexually explicit media on romantic couples and women. Her work has encompassed a …
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Agronomy & Horticulture Seminar – Joseph Jez

Date: Time: 3:30 pm Location: Keim Hall
Joseph Jez, chair, Spencer T. Olin Professor of Biology, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Professor, biology, Washington University in St. Louis, presents “Molecular Switches in Plant Sulfur and Redox Metabolism.” The regulation of plant thiol …

Earth & Atmospheric Sciences Stout Lecture

Date: Time: 3:30 pm Location: Bessey Hall
John Lassiter, University of Texas at Austin, will present, “The blind men and the elephant: An incomplete introduction to mantle geochemistry and what it can tell us about the evolution of our planet.”

Kuei-Nuan Lin, Penn State Greater Allegheny

Applications of Blow-up Algebras

Date: Time: 4:00 pm–4:50 pm Location: Avery Hall
In this talk, we will start by defining blow-up algebras. We will then see all kinds of applications of blow-up algebras including chemical reaction networks, geometric modeling, and permutation statistics. We will also see that this topic has many …

3rd Annual Arts Advocacy Day

Date: Time: 5:00 pm–8:00 pm Location: Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts
An event to celebrate student artwork and expose the university community to statewide arts advocacy efforts.

First Friday at Sheldon Museum of Art

Date: Time: 5:00 pm–7:00 pm Location: Sheldon Museum of Art
Explore Sheldon’s Spring Exhibitions and enjoy light refreshments. 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 Art Walk and complete our art scavenger hunt for a prize!
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Geography Colloquium: Searching for Slavery

Dr. Amy Potter, Georgia Southern University

Date: Time: 5:00 pm–6:30 pm Location: Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center
Recent evidence indicates southern heritage landscapes, including plantation sites, are increasingly bringing African-American struggles front and center within the representation of the history of the South and the United States. This presentation, …
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Opening Reception for Art at Innovation

Date: Time: 6:00 pm–8:00 pm Location: Nebraska Innovation Campus
Join us for an opening reception for Art at Innovation, a new art exhibition in the Link (2nd Floor). This event is a collaboration of local artists in the community. Whether that art is through food, paint, or earrings, it will be on display at NIC …
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The Undergroove

A Night of Hip Hop Dance and Culture

Date: Time: 6:00 pm–9:30 pm Location: Wick Alumni Center
The Undergroove celebrates dance, culture and the history of the art of hip hop. This event will help students gain a better understanding and appreciation for the art of hip hop.
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Date: Time: 7:30 pm Location: Lied Center for Performing Arts
Inspired by the beloved film, WAITRESS tells the story of Jenna, an expert pie maker who dreams of a way out of her small town. A baking contest and the town’s new doctor may offer her a fresh start, but Jenna must summon the strength to rebuild …
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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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Ongoing Events

NATIVE VOICES: Native Peoples’ Concepts of Health and Illness

a Traveling Exhibit

Date: Time: All Day Location: Love Library South
Vision Maker Media, in partnership with the University Libraries, introduces a new traveling exhibition, Native Voices: Native Peoples’ Concepts of Health and Illness, which examines concepts of health and medicine among contemporary American …
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