All events are in Central time unless specified.

Thursday, June 18

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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Virtual Livestock Judging Camp with Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture

Evaluate cattle, goats-sheep, swine

Date: Time: 10:00 am–12:00 pm Location: Virtual
Youth of all ages, open nationally, judge livestock virtually.
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Beyond the Sun

In Search of a New Earth

Date: Time: 11:00 am–11:45 am Location: Morrill Hall
While Celeste is fighting off sleep in her room, she receives an unexpected visit from an entity called Moon. Together, they go on a journey through the galaxy to discover what exoplanets are and how they can be detected!
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COVID-19 Industry Outlook

Date: Time: 11:30 am–12:30 pm Location: Online via Zoom
The global spread of the novel coronavirus has created immense challenges for Nebraskan small business owners. Join Nebraska Development Center Director Craig Boesch and Nebraska Center for Entrepreneurship Assistant Director Kyle Gibson as they …

Genealogy over Lunch: Getting Started & Going Beyond Vital Records

Date: Time: 11:30 am–12:30 pm Location: Online
At this month’s online Genealogy over Lunch session, Jody Wood, from the Office of Institutional Equity and Compliance, will facilitate discussion around what resources (Ancestry.com, FamilySearch.org, etc.) you might use to get started on your …
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Black Holes

Date: Time: 12:00 pm–12:45 pm Location: Morrill Hall
The immensity and power of black holes inspire wonder and curiosity. As we consider these stellar enigmas, the very nature of space time is warped as we approach. The mass of a large star has collapsed and compressed into an area so small that space …
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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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Webinar: Lessons from National Protests: Strategies for Curriculum and Community Engagement

Date: Time: 2:30 pm–4:00 pm Location: Zoom Webinar
Join the Office of Diversity and Inclusion for a session on strategies for curriculum and community engagement, lessons from national protests. Utilizing the current national protests for foundational engagement and learning, this webinar will …

Lied Live Online – Kerfuffle Puppet Jam

Date: Time: 4:00 pm Location: Lied Center Facebook Page & liedcenter.org
This edition of Lied Live Online is especially for our littlest audiences! We know it’s hard to be cooped up at home, and so on June 18th Kerfuffle wants to help children escape on an imagination adventure. Join founding Artistic Director of …
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Housing Webinar for Future Husker Families

For Families of First-Year Students / For Families of Returning Students

Date: Time: 6:00 pm Location: Online Webinar
Learn how your student can maximize their on-campus residential experience. You’ll also have the opportunity to ask questions live regarding the housing contract process, move-in, meal plans and more.
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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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Drag Queen Bingo

Date: Time: 7:30 pm–8:30 pm Location: Zoom App
Join us for a night of virtual fun as we celebrate pride month. Our host for the evening is one of Lincoln’s premier drag queens, Mrs. Yuka Layme. Pre-registration is required to make sure we have bingo cards for everyone.
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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

Arboretum Online Plant Sale

Date: Time: 12:00 am–11:30 pm Location: UNL East Campus Greenhouse
We specialize in native and well-adapted plants for the Great Plains, and have 150+ perennials and 100+ trees and shrubs. Purchase by June 24. https://arboretumplants.org/
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Summer Institute for Online Teaching (SIOT)

Date: Time: 12:00 am–5:00 pm Location: Zoom and Asynchronous Online
This condensed three-week Summer Institute is designed to guide new and novice online instructors through the steps of course planning and development and to explore the unique opportunities and challenges of the online learning environment. Even …