All events are in Central time unless specified.

Wednesday, October 28

Responsibility and Accountability in Fashion

HUMAN TRAFFICKING AND MIGRATION INITIATIVE’S 2020 VIRTUAL SUMMIT

Date: Time: All Day Location: Online
Ajai Vir Singh, a pioneering force in Sri Lanka’s fashion and design industry of Sri Lanka, and the founder of the Responsible Fashion Movement, shares about issues facing the global fashion industry and its supply chain. Ajai, who’s …
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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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ISA Information Session: Explore Media Studies, Journalism, and Photography Programs Abroad with ISA

Date: Time: 11:00 am Location: Virtual Session
Learn more about ISA’s education abroad program options for students looking to study Media Studies, Journalism, and Photography.
This event originated in Education Abroad .

Mental Health Courts with Judge Ginger Lerner-Wren

Date: Time: 11:30 am–1:00 pm Location: Zoom
This presentation will provide an overview of the establishment of The Broward County Mental Health Court (1997). Judge Lerner-Wren will describe the precipitating problems in Broward County’s criminal justice system related to the trend known as …
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VIRTUAL Business Office Hours with NBDC

Date: Time: 11:30 am–1:30 pm Location: Zoom
Staff from the Nebraska Business Development Center (NBDC) will hold virtual office hours via Zoom: https://unomaha.zoom.us/j/98919614897.
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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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BSE Colloquium Series – Sibel Irmak, Ph.D. Research Associate Professor

Hydrogen biofuel, catalysts, and biodegradable mulch films research: Linking Green Chemistry & Engin

Date: Time: 12:00 pm–1:00 pm Location: ZOOM
Dr. Sibel Irmak ’s research focuses on chemical and thermochemical conversions of lignocellulosic biomass and other byproducts (including wastes) into value-added products (gas biofuels, platform chemicals, carbon materials), developing catalysts …
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Panel: Pathway to Success

Multicultural Homecoming Event

Date: Time: 12:00 pm–1:00 pm Location: Online via Zoom
CEHS students are invited to participate in a lunchtime panel discussion with three college alumni. The alumni panelists will discuss inclusivity in the workplace and offer tips to students to help them reach their career goals. Students will also …
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Reinventing U.S. Diplomacy: A Foreign Service for the 21st Century

Thomas C. Sorensen Seminar Series Featuring Ambassador Marc Grossman

Date: Time: 12:00 pm–1:00 pm Location: Zoom
Amid growing recognition of the mismatch between the way American citizens view their own interests and the way U.S. leaders define the national interest, the search is on for solutions. Ambassador Marc Grossman discusses what he and fellow former …
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The Dialogue Project with Arava Institute for Environmental Studies

Date: Time: 12:00 pm–1:00 pm Location: Live Zoom Presentation
Alumni speakers of the Arava Institute for Environmental Studies will lead an hourlong workshop where participants can learn more about the tools of dialogue and how to engage in environmental peacebuilding in their own communities. The group will …
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How Low Can You Go? Reduce Breeding Costs with an Optimized Genotyping and Analysis Strategy

genomewebinar

Date: Time: 1:00 pm–2:00 pm EDT Location: Online Webinar
Molecular breeding methods such as genomic selection and genome-wide association studies often require high-density genotypic data from many samples, but the cost and complexity of genotyping at this scale may be prohibitive. This presentation will …
This event originated in Agronomy and Horticulture.

Research Administration Essentials: Cost Sharing

Date: Time: 1:00 pm–2:30 pm Location: via Zoom
In this Research Administration Essentials session, learn about what cost share and match are, how they are managed at the University of Nebraska, and the process and procedures for reporting cost share. Training on PVS is encouraged before taking …

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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ISA Information Session: Explore Social Science Programs Abroad with ISA

Date: Time: 2:00 pm Location: Virtual Session
Learn more about ISA’s education abroad program options for students looking to study Social Sciences.
This event originated in Education Abroad .

Let’s Talk

Date: Time: 3:00 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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School of Natural Resources Research Seminar Series

CANCELED

Date: Time: 3:30 pm–4:30 pm Location: SNR Zoom Webinar
Robin Nunkoo, associate professor of management, University of Mauritius.
This event originated in School of Natural Resources.

Dr. Jean-Michel Ané, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Fall 2020 Biotechnology / Life Sciences Seminar Series

Date: Time: 4:00 pm–5:00 pm Location: Zoom
“Discoveries to improve nitrogen fixation in cereals,” will be presented by Dr. Jean-Michel Ané, University of Wisconsin-Madison.
This event originated in Center for Biotechnology.

Homecoming Banners Due

Date: Time: 4:00 pm Location: Nebraska Union
Banners must be dry and delivered to the ASUN Office (Nebraska Union 136) between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. today for judging.
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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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Cornhole Competition

Homecoming 2020

Date: Time: 5:00 pm–6:30 pm Location: Cather-Pound Greenspace
Teams of two representing a single organization can sign up to compete against other pairs of two in the classic lawn game of cornhole (a.k.a. bags). The top three placing teams will receive points. All boards and bags will be provided. Games will be …
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Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist Lecture: Leilani Lynch

Date: Time: 5:30 pm Location: Zoom
Leilani Lynch, foundations, will present the next Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist Lecture via Zoom.
This event originated in Fine and Performing Arts.

Bad Relationship Bingo

Part of World Without Violence Week

Date: Time: 7:00 pm Location: Zoom
Do you often listen to song lyrics? This educational bingo session will focus on songs that talk about toxic and unhealthy relationships.
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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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Food Drive for Husker Pantry

Help donate 2,500 items for Husker students

Date: Time: All Day Location: Anywhere
More than 30% of Husker students will face food insecurity and hunger at some point in the coming year. During the pandemic, the need is the highest it’s ever been.
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Homecoming Royalty Election

Date: Time: 9:00 am–8:00 pm Location: Anywhere
All students are encouraged to vote for Homecoming Royalty through an online election. Log in through MyRED between 9 a.m. and 8 p.m. to access the ballot.
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Morrill Hall-oween

Date: Time: All Day Location: Morrill Hall
Join us for some fun Halloween festivities October 28-31. On-site activities at Morrill Hall included with general admission.
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