All events are in Central time unless specified.

Saturday, October 17

Hostile Terrain 94 Exhibition

Date: Time: All Day Location: Nebraska East Union
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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Modern Slavery in the Anthropocene

Human Trafficking and Migration Initiative’s 2020 Virtual Summit

Date: Time: All Day Location: Online
Dr. Jessica Sparks, Rights Lab Associate Director, Ecosystems and the Environment Program and assistant professor of Antislavery Ecosystems, will present. Modern slavery co-occurs in many of the same geographies disproportionately incurring the …
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Cellobration

Date: Time: 9:00 am–4:00 pm Location: Virtual
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln Cellobration is open to cellists of all ages and will be hosted by Dr. Karen Becker, professor of cello in the Glenn Korff School of Music. This year’s event will take place in a virtual setting. Activities will …
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Global Displacement: Political Conflict and Climate Change

2020 Fall Symposium

Date: Time: 9:00 am–12:30 pm Location: On Zoom
The OLLI at UNL/Winter Lecture Series Fall 2020 Symposium “Global Displacement: Political Conflict and Climate Change” features four leading experts and will be live streamed on Zoom. The symposium is $10 per person and the event is open to the …
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Rusty Rocket’s Last Blast

Date: Time: 10:00 am–10:45 am Location: Morrill Hall
After decades of teaching the basics of rocket physics, Rusty Rocket has decided this will be his last blast, and he already has plans for how he will spend his free time. Still there is one final mission to command: an introductory tour of the solar …
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Viola Bash

Date: Time: 10:00 am–12:00 pm Location: Virtual
The 8th annual Viola Bash will take place on Oct. 17, 2020 between 10:00 am and noon via Zoom! That’s right: this year, the Viola Bash is coming right to your living room! The event will feature recorded performances from NEBratsche (the UNL …
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A Starry Tale

Date: Time: 11:00 am–11:45 am Location: Morrill Hall
The stars have carried messages for thousands of years and have been handed down generation after generation. An ancient story of gods and humans has begun!
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Into the Deep

Date: Time: 12:00 pm–12:45 pm Location: Morrill Hall
A breathtaking journey of sea exploration combining marine biology and underwater geology with a history of deep-sea exploration.
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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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Derrick Davis: An Evening of Broadway

Date: Time: 4:00 pm Location: Lied Center for Performing Arts
Derrick Davis returns to the Lied following his unforgettable performance as the Phantom in the 25th anniversary tour of Phantom of the Opera in 2019. He is a dynamic and passionate performer whose exciting career has also included starring as Mufasa …
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Music Bingo

hosted by Student Involvement and Campus Nightlife

Date: Time: 7:00 pm–9:00 pm Location: Nebraska Union
Music Bingo is just like traditional Bingo but with a musical twist that will make it so much fun. Grab some friends and come test your music knowledge. Win a couple of rounds to get the chance to win a prize.
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Virtual Adventures: ZOOM Game Night with ISSO

Date: Time: 7:00 pm–9:00 pm Location: Virtual via Zoom
Join our ZOOM call to play Virtual Games together! We will do escape rooms, drawing games, trivia, and other fun online games! The link to join the ZOOM meeting will be sent out after participants who RSVP!
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Derrick Davis: An Evening of Broadway

Date: Time: 7:30 pm Location: Lied Center for Performing Arts
Derrick Davis returns to the Lied following his unforgettable performance as the Phantom in the 25th anniversary tour of Phantom of the Opera in 2019. He is a dynamic and passionate performer whose exciting career has also included starring as Mufasa …
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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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About the Film: The Price of Free, an Interview with producer Heriselda Begaj-Viotti

HUMAN TRAFFICKING AND MIGRATION INITIATIVE’S 2020 VIRTUAL SUMMIT

Date: Time: 12:00 am–11:55 pm Location: Online
Julia Reiley, UNL Professor of Practice interviews Heriselda Begaj-Viotti, Impact Campaigns Producer. Within the first hour you’re awake, chances are the coffee you drink, the phone you text with, or the shirt you put on may have been made (in part …
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Bike Camping

Local microadventures

Date: Time: 12:00 pm–12:00 pm Location: Outdoor Adventures Center
If you need an adventurous weekend getaway or have ever wanted to learn the basics of bike touring, join us! This tour will equip you with the basic skills needed to plan your own cycling adventures. The zero-emissions trip departs from the Outdoor …
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