All events are in Central time unless specified.

Tuesday, August 18

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 …

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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Dish It Up – Virtual Summer Edition

Date: Time: 12:00 pm–1:00 pm Location: Zoom Meeting
Join a lively weekly discussion about current and hot topics affecting students’ lives, the campus, and society in the United States and globally. Dish It Up is a safe space for students, staff, and faculty to share their personal views, engage in …
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Downtown Walking Tour

Date: Time: 6:30 pm–8:00 pm Location: Nebraska Union
Explore your new college town with a great tour guide—our Orientation Leaders. Meet at the Nebraska Union Crib to embark on a walking tour of downtown Lincoln. You’ll discover coffee shops, restaurants and local businesses. You’ll also learn …

GROBigRed Virtual Learning Series

Date: Time: 7:00 pm–8:00 pm Location: Zoom
Join experts from Nebraska Extension to learn and ask questions about gardening. Each Tuesday through the end of September, Nebraska Extension will host the GROBigRed Virtual Learning Series with information on two of our favorite hot topics— …
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