All events are in Central time unless specified.

Friday, August 14

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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Board of Regents Meeting

Date: Time: 8:30 am–11:30 am Location: Nebraska Innovation Campus Conference Center
Guests are welcome to park in the paved lot north of Transformation Drive. No permit is required.
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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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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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Friday Afternoon Plant Sales UNL East Campus

Date: Time: 12:00 pm–4:00 pm Location: UNL East Campus Greenhouse
In-person plant sales with masks and social distancing on Friday afternoons 12-4. Native or regionally-recommended perennials, grasses, trees and shrubs.
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Lunch & Learn Series – The Opioid Crisis Continues: Tools for Effective Response


Date: Time: 12:00 pm–1:00 pm Location: Zoom
According to a recent CDC report, drug overdose deaths in the United States rose 4.6% in 2019 (an increase of 70,980 deaths). Approximately 70% of those deaths were attributed to opioid use. During this Lunch & Learn Series event, we will discuss …
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Communicating Science Using the Science of Communication

Date: Time: 1:30 pm Location: Online
In the digital world in which we live today, the public is presented with an overwhelming quantity of information, much of which is unscientific. STEM professionals seeking to navigate this information space need new strategies for breaking out from …

Commuter Student YellowDig Orientation Group Meet-up

Date: Time: 3:30 pm–4:30 pm Location: Nebraska Union
Commuter students live off campus with family members in and around the Lincoln community. Remember connecting with your Orientation Leader on the YellowDig platform in Canvas this summer? You read your groups’ profiles on YellowDig—now this is …
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Commuter Students – Class Routes Tour

Date: Time: 4:30 pm–6:00 pm Location: Nebraska Union
Commuter students live off campus with family members both in and around the Lincoln community. During this campus walking tour, Orientation Leaders will help you explore academic buildings, parking and transportation options, study spaces, …
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Historic Night Walk

Date: Time: 8:30 pm–9:30 pm Location: Nebraska Union
Take a night-walking tour to learn about university history and the folklore behind some of oldest, most prominent buildings and places on campus, including Memorial Stadium, Morrill Hall, Neihardt, and more. Get here early—the first to attend will …
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Ongoing Events

Move-In 2020

Move-in dates for UNL Residence Halls

Date: Time: All Day Location: Residence Halls
Move into your new Husker Home!
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SciComm 2020

Date: Time: 3:30 pm–12:40 pm Location: Zoom
The annual SciComm conference brings together scientists, educators, professional communicators, artists and more to share strategies and insights for effective science communication, forge connections and receive critical feedback. Registration …
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