All events are in Central time unless specified.

Saturday, August 15

Go Big Grad: A Graduation Celebration

ALL-UNIVERSITY ONLINE CELEBRATION

Date: Time: 9:00 am Location: Online
August 2020 graduates—you and your family and friends are invited to join us for the Go Big Grad Husker Graduation Celebration! 
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Haymarket Farmer’s Market

Date: Time: 10:00 am–12:00 pm Location: Nebraska Union
Located only half a mile from the City Campus, the historic Haymarket Farmer’s Market offers fresh produce, baked goods and innovative arts and crafts. Meet your Orientation Leaders at the Nebraska Union Crib to walk to the historic Haymarket …

Mapping Your Class Routes

Date: Time: 10:00 am–12:00 pm Location: Nebraska Union
It’s been a while since you’ve been able to explore campus, so carpe diem! Join your Orientation Leaders for a fun tour through City Campus to begin feeling at-home on campus. You’ll familiarize yourself with campus buildings and resources …

One World, One Sky

Big Bird’s Adventure

Date: Time: 10:00 am–10:45 am Location: Morrill Hall
Join Sesame Street’s Big Bird and Elmo as they explore the night sky with Hu Hu Zhu, a Muppet from Zhima Jie, the Chinese co-production of Sesame Street!
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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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Big Red Sky Tour

Date: Time: 1:00 pm–1:45 pm Location: Morrill Hall
Discover the seasonal night skies and learn some of the fascinating stories behind the stars and constellations!
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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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