All events are in Central time unless specified.

Thursday, October 1

Hostile Terrain 94 Exhibition

Date: Time: All Day Location: Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts
From September 21 to November 29, 2020, members of UNL and UNO’s campus communities will host Hostile Terrain 94 Nebraska (HT94), a “pop-up” participatory art exhibition that highlights the seriousness of the humanitarian crisis at the US- …
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hosted by Big Red Resilience & Well-being

Date: Time: All Day Location: Virtual:
Everyone remembers the excitement we felt as kids when the daily bell rang for the recess period - a chance to break free of the school desks and textbooks for game, running around, and laughing. Do you also recall the uplifting energy and vitality …
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Welcome to the 12th Annual Human Trafficking & Migration Initiative, Virtual Summit

presented by UNL Chancellor Dr. Ronnie Green

Date: Time: All Day Location: Online
The Forsythe Family Program on Human Rights and Humanitarian Affairs is pleased to present the Human Trafficking and Migration Initiative’s 2020 Virtual Summit. Throughout the month of October, we will be showcasing an exciting virtual lineup of …
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2020 Water for Food Global Webinar Series

Date: Time: 10:00 am–11:00 am Location: Online
We are excited to continue our webinars this fall with the 2020 Water for Food Global Webinar Series! While we had to postpone our signature Water for Food Global Conference to next year, we are pleased to still provide a digital platform to …
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The Role of Water Re-use in Water Security Webinar

Hosted by Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute

Date: Time: 10:00 am–11:00 am Location: Zoom
This webinar explores water re-use as a tool for water security and sustainability across agriculture, municipal use and food production. Experts will discuss the current situation of water re-use, technology and application from a local and global …
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Let’s Talk

Date: Time: 11:00 am Location: Zoom
Are you curious about counseling and if it’s the right next step for you? Maybe you are concerned about someone else? Do you just want an additional perspective about something you’ve been thinking about?
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Pop-In Storytime


Date: Time: 11:00 am Location: Morrill Hall
Pop-In Storytime is back in-person! We hope that you will join us at Morrill Hall for socially distanced stories, songs, and movement with Lincoln City Libraries.
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Power Lunch: Being a Change Agent

Applying the Principles of Adaptive Leadership

Date: Time: 11:30 am–1:00 pm Location: Champions Run
Adaptive leadership has helped many good leaders become great, and helped great leaders learn new ways to bring out the brilliance in others. Dr. Jake Messersmith, associate professor of management, will discuss the principles of adaptive leadership …

Big Red Resilience & Well-Being

Date: Time: 12:00 pm–1:00 pm Location: Zoom
Maintaining a high level of well-being during graduate and professional school can be a challenge, but Big Red Resilience & Well-Being is on campus to help. This session will help provide an overview of the services provided by Big Red Resilience & …

First Thursday Brownbag on All things Green

Date: Time: 12:00 pm–12:30 pm Location: Online
Join us online to visit these arboretums: Gering Civic Plaza, Hastings Highland Park, Vintage Heights Arboretum in Lincoln, Omaha Metro Community College and Arbor Day Farm in Nebraska City.
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SGIS Colloquium Series: Dr. Courtney Hillebrecht

Date: Time: 12:00 pm–1:30 pm Location: Zoom
Join us for a lecture with Dr. Courtney Hillebrecht titled “Beyond Backlash: Saving the International Justice Regime.”
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The Economic Impact of Nebraska Agriculture in 2020

Farm and Ranch Management Webinar

Date: Time: 12:00 pm–1:00 pm Location: Online (via Zoom)
This webinar will offer analysis of the newly published report on the impact of Nebraska agriculture on the state’s economy.
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Let’s Talk

Date: Time: 2:00 pm Location: Zoom
Are you curious about counseling and if it’s the right next step for you? Maybe you are concerned about someone else? Do you just want an additional perspective about something you’ve been thinking about?
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Virtual Huskers Abroad 101 Session

Date: Time: 2:00 pm Location: Virtual Session
Interested in going abroad but don’t know where to start? Attend a Huskers Abroad 101 session to take the first step toward going abroad!
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Virtual Office Hours – School of Criminology & Criminal Justice

Date: Time: 2:00 pm–4:00 pm Location: Virtual – Zoom
In an effort to de-densify campus, we are offering virtual office hours for the Fall 2020 semester. Our virtual office hours are as follows:
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Drive-Thru Food Distribution

Date: Time: 3:00 pm–4:00 pm Location: Nebraska Innovation Campus
The Food Bank of Lincoln’s distribution center will be set up in the parking lot north of Transformation Drive.
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“Hearts of Glass” Panel Discussion

Date: Time: 3:00 pm–4:00 pm Location: Click here to register
The panel includes:
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Coffee Talks: Conversations between International & Domestic Students

hosted by Student Involvement

Date: Time: 3:30 pm–4:30 pm Location: Nebraska Union
Grab a beverage and join in the twice-weekly casual gatherings to chat about each other’s cultures, meet friends, and learn about campus.
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Department of Physics & Astronomy Colloquium

Date: Time: 4:00 pm–5:00 pm Location: Jorgensen Hall
Dr. Ilya Kravchenko will present his colloquium topic, “Windows on the Universe: Neutrino Astrophysics in Antarctica.”
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UNMC Nursing Application Session

Live via Zoom

Date: Time: 4:00 pm–5:00 pm Location: Zoom
For students applying to UNMC College of Nursing this fall/winter, UNMC’s Student Services Coordinator will review the application for UNMC’s nursing program and answer questions about how to complete the application.

How to Choose a Major

Live via Zoom

Date: Time: 4:30 pm–5:30 pm Location: Zoom
Start narrowing down your list of potential majors at this workshop. Learn about important details to consider when choosing a major and how to take advantage of available resources to explore your option.

You can be an RA!

Attend our RA Q&A!

Date: Time: 6:00 pm Location: Residence Halls
Join an RA panel for a Q&A about being a resident assistant at NEBRASKA.

Res Life Live Series! Voting in Nebraska

How to register and ways to vote

Date: Time: 7:00 pm Location: Residence Halls
Learn how to register to vote in Nebraska, ways to vote, and connect with the Husker Vote Coalition.
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Flyover Performance I


Date: Time: 7:30 pm Location: Virtual
This fall, Flyover New Music presents two evenings of new collaborations. In response to the pandemic, which has completely changed possibilities for making music in person, the composers at UNL have teamed up with our performer colleagues to create …
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The Reminders

Date: Time: 7:30 pm Location: Lied Center for Performing Arts
The Reminders are a rare and remarkable musical duo seamlessly blending soulful sounds and roots music with insightful messages and thoughtful lyrics. The group consists of Brussels-born emcee Big Samir and Queens-born emcee/vocalist Aja Black, a …
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Ongoing Events

CEHS Student Advisory Board Food Drive

Date: Time: All Day Location: Multiple Locations
Nearly 1 in 3 University of Nebraska–Lincoln students worries about not having enough food until they get money to buy more. CEHS faculty, staff and students are encouraged to donate to the CEHS Student Advisory Board food drive for the Husker …
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“Hearts of Glass” Documentary

Date: Time: All Day Location: View Film
UNL faculty, students, and staff are invited to view a film exploring food technology, sustainability, and diversity and inclusion.
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Get Connected 2020 – Nebraska Afterschool Conference

Three days of learning, networking and shaping the future

Date: Time: 9:00 am–7:00 pm Location: Virtual Conference
Get Connected 2020 conference registration includes access to more than 50 in-person and recorded conference sessions, forums, workshops and more. All registrants are invited to sign up for a free copy of The Other Wes Moore audiobook and Book Club.
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My Husker Action

Date: Time: All Day Location: Virtual
For the month of October, the Office of Diversity and Inclusion invites you to join us in recognizing opportunities to acknowledge authentic, genuine, and intentional actions to eradicate systematic racism, injustice, and inequality. As part of the …
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Nebraska CODE Teacher T-shirt Design Contest

Calling All Creative Minds!

Date: Time: All Day Location: Online
We are making custom Nebraska CODE teacher t-shirts to show our love for teaching CS using! WE NEED YOUR CREATIVITY and CREATIVE DESIGN!!!
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