All events are in Central time unless specified.

Wednesday, October 7

Contextualizing the Role of Women in Child Trafficking: Haiti & the Restavèk System

Human Trafficking and Migration Initiative’s 2020 Virtual Summit

Date: Time: All Day Location: Online
This talk, presented by Dr. Fiona de Hoog Ciusbio, Researcher in Modern Slavery & Human Rights at Sheffield Hallam University, provides an overview of the restavèk practice of child slavery in Haiti and reveals the dominant role of women in …
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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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New Employee Orientation

Date: Time: 9:00 am–10:45 pm Location: Online
An information session to welcome new employees and share key employment information. The presentations will include:
This event originated in Human Resources.

Student Flu Shot Clinic

Free for Students

Date: Time: 9:00 am–12:00 pm Location: Campus Rec Center
Say “BOO” to the flu by getting your free flu shot at a student flu shot clinic!
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REACH Session for Students

Date: Time: 10:00 am–11:30 am Location: Nebraska East Union
All UNL students are invited to attend the REACH Suicide Prevention Training.
This event originated in Big Red Resilience & Well-being.

Arabic Conversation Hour

With UNL Arabic

Date: Time: 12:00 pm–1:00 pm Location: Zoom
The Arabic Conversation Hour with UNL Arabic serves as a cultural journey to discover the spirit of Arabic civilization through conversations, documentaries, art, calligraphy, music, literature, traditions, and more.
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Inclusive Teaching: Accessibility

Date: Time: 12:00 pm–1:00 pm Location: Zoom
This session will provide information on inclusive teaching and creating accessible classes. This session will feature a short presentation on inclusive teaching and accessibility, but will also provide a space for participants to ask questions and …
This event originated in Graduate Student Development.

Research Administration Essentials: Research Responsibility

Date: Time: 1:00 pm–2:30 pm Location: via Zoom
This Research Administration Essentials session is an overview which explains programs that govern the use of animals in research and ensure protections of human subjects involved in research, as well as policies related to conflict of interest, the …

Sponsored Programs: Project Verification Statement training

Date: Time: 1:00 pm–2:30 pm Location: via Zoom
The Project Verification Statement is a project-based methodology (PARs was employee-based) which focuses on a system of internal controls. These controls involve the amount and type of documentation required to support salary, wage and benefit …

Student Flu Shot Clinic

Free for Students

Date: Time: 1:00 pm–4:00 pm Location: Campus Rec Center
Say “BOO” to the flu by getting your free flu shot at a student flu shot clinic!
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First Gen Career Readiness Series

Internships 101

Date: Time: 3:00 pm–4:00 pm Location: Virtual Zoom Meeting
In this session, First Gen students will learn the importance, the timing, and strategy and how to get connected with those opportunities. Students will connect with recruiters Micah with Nelnet & Whitney with First National Bank-Omaha who will share …
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Sponsored Programs: Project Verification Statement training (for PIs only)

Date: Time: 3:00 pm–4:30 pm Location: via Zoom
The Project Verification Statement is a project-based methodology (PARs was employee-based) which focuses on a system of internal controls. These controls involve the amount and type of documentation required to support salary, wage and benefit …

School of Natural Resources Research Seminar Series

Prioritizing Private Lands to Optimize Biodiversity Conservation

Date: Time: 3:30 pm–4:30 pm Location: SNR Zoom Webinar
Agriculture intensification in the Midwest has resulted in the simplification of agricultural systems (e.g., corn and soybean rotation compared to multi-crop diversity, cover crops, and/or integrated crop-livestock systems), increased field sizes, …
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Dr. Noelle Noyes, University of Minnesota

Fall 2020 Biotechnology / Life Sciences Seminar Series

Date: Time: 4:00 pm–5:00 pm Location: Zoom
“The impacts of management, microbes and antibiotics on antimicrobial resistance in livestock production,” will be presented by Dr. Noelle Noyes, University of Minnesota.
This event originated in Center for Biotechnology.

Japanese Conversation Table

Date: Time: 4:00 pm–5:00 pm Location: Burnett Hall
Interested in the Japanese Language? RSVP to the Japanese Conversation Table to learn more about the language and practice your skills! All levels of experience are welcome!
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Huskers Abroad 101

Date: Time: 4:30 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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We Are Nebraska Performance

Date: Time: 4:30 pm Location: Lied Center for Performing Arts
Don’t miss a revolutionary theatre experience with the WE ARE NEBRASKA interns. Bold, emotional and entertaining. See the next generation of diverse and inclusive leaders tell their stories that must be told—along with music, dance and video …
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We Are Nebraska Performance

Date: Time: 7:30 pm Location: Lied Center for Performing Arts
Don’t miss a revolutionary theatre experience with the WE ARE NEBRASKA interns. Bold, emotional and entertaining. See the next generation of diverse and inclusive leaders tell their stories that must be told—along with music, dance and video …
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Ongoing Events

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 Code.org! WE NEED YOUR CREATIVITY and CREATIVE DESIGN!!!
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Aspiring Farmer Course

Course Dates: October 6-10, 2020

Date: Time: All Day Location: Online
The Aspiring Farmer Virtual Course is a 6-week long interactive online course for aspiring and beginning farmers interested in starting, or improving, their small- to mid-scale produce, livestock or other diversified operations. From dreaming and …
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