All events are in Central time unless specified.

Thursday, May 21

Nebraska Innovation Studio: CLOSED

Date: Time: All Day Location: Nebraska Innovation Studio
Nebraska Innovation Studio, the makerspace located at Nebraska Innovation Campus, is closed until further notice. All classes, trainings, and workshops are canceled during this time. The health and safety of our maker community is our top priority.
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Genealogy over Lunch: Processing Your Family Archive

Date: Time: 11:30 am–12:30 pm Location: Online
At this month’s Genealogy over Lunch, Mike Hansen, telecommunications analyst from ITS Infrastructure Services, will talk about finding family papers in the attic and what he did to process and preserve them.

Managing Behavioral Health: A Key to Farming and Ranching in the Era of COVID-19

Dr. Christine L. Chasek and Dr. Michael R. Rosmann

Date: Time: 12:00 pm–1:00 pm Location: Online
COVID adds new uncertainties to farming and ranching on top of a five-year economic recession in agriculture. Like the bomb cyclone and flooding that impacted Nebraska last year and into 2020, COVID is largely beyond the control of agricultural …
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Suicide Prevention “Conversession” for Students

Date: Time: 1:00 pm–1:30 pm Location: Zoom
Big Red Resilience & Well-being is offering conversessions on Zoom for students, faculty, and staff who have been through REACH and/or QPR suicide prevention training. In this 15-20 minute conversession, listeners will be encouraged to ask questions …

Be a Bug Boss Part 2

Virtual Workshop: Making an Insect Collection

Date: Time: 1:30 pm–2:30 pm Location: Online
Learn how to collect, identify, and display insects, and get ready to enter a “boss level” bug box to compete at your local county fair!
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CIMBA Info Session

See yourself in Italy!

Date: Time: 2:00 pm–2:30 pm Location: Zoom App
Join CIMBA program coordinator, Joelle Peterson, to discover the possibilities awaiting you for study abroad in Italy!
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Guided Mindfulness with CAPS

Date: Time: 2:00 pm–2:15 pm Location: Zoom
Students are invited to take a moment for themselves by participating in a guided mindfulness exercise lasting approximately 15-20 minutes. Each exercise will be followed by a 10-minute Q&A session to answer general wellness questions and offer info …
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Annual Orientation for RSO Leaders

hosted by Student Involvement

Date: Time: 3:00 pm–4:30 pm Location: ZOOM
The Annual Orientation Training will cover: SOFS Training Student Involvement Services Event Planning Guidelines and Policies (which includes but is not limited to securing trip insurance, registering events, contracts with vendors, reserving space …
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Coffee Talks (virtual edition)

hosted by Student Involvement and Center for Academic Success & Transition

Date: Time: 3:30 pm–4:30 pm Location: ZOOM
Friendships and conversations don’t have to stop just because campus is a bit more empty. Coffee Talks will continue to meet—just in a virtual format utilizing Zoom—every Monday and Thursday through May 28, 2020 from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.
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Birding Sheldon Museum of Art

Date: Time: 4:00 pm Location: Zoom
We’re spreading our wings—it is Bird Month in Nebraska, after all.
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Webinar: Keys to Working Remotely and Managing a Remote Team

Date: Time: 4:00 pm–5:00 pm Location: Online Webinar
Many people across the nation began to work remotely in response to COVID-19 and found that working from home had its own set of challenges. With nearly 20 years specializing in technologies to support working, teaching, and learning online, Dr. …
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Backyard Farmer

Date: Time: 7:00 pm–8:00 pm Location: NET, Nebraska’s PBS Stations
Backyard Farmer is a co-production between Nebraska Extension and NET, Nebraska’s PBS Stations. Join the expert panelists every Thursday as they answer all of your gardening questions.
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Guided Mindfulness with CAPS

Date: Time: 8:00 pm–8:15 pm Location: Anywhere
Students are invited to take a moment for themselves by participating in a guided mindfulness exercise lasting approximately 15-20 minutes. Each exercise will be followed by a 10-minute Q&A session to answer general wellness questions and offer info …
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Guided Mindfulness with CAPS

Date: Time: 9:00 pm–9:15 pm Location: Anywhere
Students are invited to take a moment for themselves by participating in a guided mindfulness exercise lasting approximately 15-20 minutes. Each exercise will be followed by a 10-minute Q&A session to answer general wellness questions and offer info …
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Ongoing Events

Summer Institute for Online Teaching: Session II

Guides novice online-instructors through the steps of course planning and development.

Date: Time: 9:00 am–4:00 pm Location: Zoom and Asynchronous Online
Since 2002, the university has run the Summer Institute for Online Teaching (SIOT) to provide preparation and training, as well as a campus-wide faculty learning community, focused on online teaching.