All events are in Central time unless specified.

Thursday, October 29

CAS Day(s) of Service

DONATIONS TO HELP THE LINCOLN COMMUNITY THROUGHOUT THE MONTH OF OCTOBER

Date: Time: All Day Location: CAS Buildings
The College of Arts and Sciences is engaging faculty, staff, and students to make an impact through volunteerism and support of people in need within our community. Due to COVID-19, our “day” of service this year will be a month-long, targeted …
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Recess

hosted by Big Red Resilience & Well-being

Date: Time: All Day Location: Virtual: https://www.instagram.com/unlresilience/
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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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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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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Emerging Technology for Agriculture Webinar Series

Technology in Forage-based Beef Production Systems

Date: Time: 10:00 am–11:00 am Location: Zoom Webinar
Presented by Mitch Stephenson, assistant professor, Agronomy and Horticulture, and Travis Mulliniks, assistant professor, Animal Science.

A World of Migrants: Guest Lecture

Media, Migration, & Metaphor

Date: Time: 11:00 am–12:00 pm Location: Zoom
Join Dr. Theresa Catalano, associate professor of Second Language Education and Applied Linguistics, and Jessica Mitchell-McCollough, TLTE PhD candidate, for this special guest lecture featuring their research in global migration, representation, and …
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ISA Information Session: Explore Political Science, Peace & Conflict, and Urban Studies

Date: Time: 11:00 am Location: Virtual Session
Learn more about ISA’s education abroad program options for students looking to study Political Science, Peace & Conflict, & Urban Studies.

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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Staying Resilient in Election Season

Date: Time: 12:00 pm–1:00 pm Location: Zoom
Presented by CAPS and the LGBTQA+ Center, Staying Resilient in Election Season drop-in group is designed for UNL students who identify as part of the LGBTQA+ community who are seeking a place to share, talk, and listen to others about concerns they …
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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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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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Protecting Intellectual Property in AgTech

Date: Time: 2:00 pm–3:00 pm Location: Virtual
Join us for a virtual meetup to hear Matt Poulsen of Suiter Swantz perspective on the important steps entrepreneurs can both take and should avoid when it comes to IP. Hosted by the Nebraska Food & AG Innovation Meetup.
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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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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: Zoom
Dr. Dave McIlroy will present his topic, “Emergent Materials for Nonlinear Optoelectronics: The Marriage of Metamaterials and Wide Band Gap Semiconductors.”
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Traditions Race

Homecoming 2020

Date: Time: 4:00 pm Location: Wick Alumni Center
This is a competition for Recognized Student Organizations (RSOs), fraternity and sorority chapters, and residence hall associations participating in homecoming week. The Traditions Race will consist of clues leading to 10-15 traditions around campus …
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Whose Renaissance?: Re-Imagining the Early Modern World in the Age of White Supremacy

Date: Time: 5:00 pm Location: Online
The idea of “the Renaissance” as a strictly European phenomenon is a myth—one that continues to shape popular western conceptions of race, nation, and cultural rebirth. This panel addresses white supremacist frameworks, both inside and outside …
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Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center Hall of Fame

Hosted by the Office of Academic Success and Intercultural Services

Date: Time: 6:00 pm–7:00 pm Location: Zoom Meeting
The Office of Academic Success and Intercultural Services invites you to attend the 2020 Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center Hall of Fame! All the award recipients have and continue to positively impact students and their respective communities. This …
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Homecoming Competition General Meeting

Date: Time: 7:00 pm Location: Nebraska Union
Recognized Student Organizations, Greek chapters and residence hall teams should send a representative to each general meeting to learn about competition rules and requirements.

Nightmare on East Campus

Date: Time: 7:00 pm Location: Nebraska East Union
Are you ready for some trick or treats? Campus NightLife would like to invite you to our Nightmare on East Campus!
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Fishman Lecture on Historical Jewish-Palestinian Relations

Date: Time: 7:30 pm–8:30 pm Location: Zoom
Louis Fishman, associate professor of history at Brooklyn College, will deliver the Krivosha Lecture on Judaic Studies, “Jews and Palestinians in the late Ottoman Era 1908-1914, Claiming the Homeland,” the topic of his new book. Fishman’s …
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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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