All events are in Central time unless specified.

Friday, October 30

Wrap Up of the Virtual Summit – What Next?

HUMAN TRAFFICKING AND MIGRATION INITIATIVE’S 2020 VIRTUAL SUMMIT

Date: Time: All Day Location: Online
Dr. Courtney Hillebrecht, Samuel Clark Waugh Distinguished Professor of International Relations at UNL, is also an associate professor in the Department of Political Science, the director of the Forsythe Family Program on Human Rights and …
This event originated in Human Rights and Humanitarian Affairs.

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!
This event originated in University Health Center.

University of Nebraska Collaboration Initiative Retreat

Date: Time: 9:00 am Location: Virtual Session
This year’s retreat features a keynote speaker, Ebony McGee, who will discuss strategies for improving the research climate for diverse students and faculty. McGee is associate professor of diversity and STEM education, and associate professor of …

Virtual Office Hours – School of Criminology & Criminal Justice

Date: Time: 10:00 am–12:00 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:

Andrew Hamann Doctoral Dissertation Defense

Advancing Gene Delivery to Human Mesenchymal Stem Cells for Potential Therapeutic Applications

Date: Time: 10:30 am Location: ZOOM
Human mesenchymal stem cells (hMSCs) are under study for applications in tissue engineering and regenerative medicine, but challenges remain before widespread clinical application of hMSCs can be realized. Engineering hMSCs with gene delivery could …
This event originated in Biological Systems Engineering.

Entomology Department Seminar – Heather Leach, Penn State Extension Associate

Date: Time: 11:00 am–12:00 pm Location: Webinar/Online Seminar
Ms. Leach will present her seminar on “Invasion of the Lanternflies: response, impact, and management of the new invasive insect pest.”
This event originated in Entomology Calendar.

Let’s Talk

Date: Time: 11:00 am Location: Zoom
Are you a student who is 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?
This event originated in Let’s Talk.

Take Home Tea Time Friday

with the Kawasaki Reading Room

Date: Time: 11:00 am–4:00 pm Location: Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center
Stop by for a tea goodie bag! Take home and enjoy a cup of tea and a treat on us! Snap a photo of you and your tea, post it with #TeaTimeFridayKRR to get your name in for our monthly drawing! Pick up your bag every Friday through 11/20/2020.
This event originated in Modern Languages and Literatures.

CEHS Homecoming at Home

Date: Time: 12:00 pm–1:00 pm Location: Online via Zoom
Join the fun and celebrate UNL Homecoming from the comfort of your own home! The College of Education and Human Sciences invites alumni in eastern Nebraska, or anyone wanting to learn more about CEHS efforts in the region to join us for a one hour …
This event originated in CEHS.

Check-In Connection

Date: Time: 12:00 pm Location: Zoom
Many of us feel stressed about the presidential election. Check-In Connection is a time each week to learn ways to check in with yourself to make sure that you are doing things to sustain your well-being. Join staff from Big Red Resilience and Well- …
This event originated in Big Red Resilience & Well-being.

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!
This event originated in University Health Center.

ISA Information Session: Explore Math & Technology 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 Math & Technology.
This event originated in Education Abroad .

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:

Agronomy and Horticulture Seminar – Hudson Takano

A Paradigm Shift in the Mode of Action of Glufosinate

Date: Time: 3:30 pm Location: via Zoom
Hudson Takano, Herbicide Mode of Action Scientist, Corteva Agriscience, Indiana, presents “A paradigm Shift in the Mode of Action of Glufosinate.” Glufosinate is an important herbicide to manage herbicide-resistant weeds given that a very few …
This event originated in Agronomy and Horticulture.

Nathan Wakefield and Rachel Funk, UNL

Promoting a Community of Practice in the Age of Social Distancing

Date: Time: 4:00 pm–4:50 pm Location: Avery Hall
National guidelines for social distancing in light of the COVID-19 virus have pushed universities across the country, including here at UNL, to move to significantly more remote interactions. As a department, prior to COVID-19, we had developed a …
This event originated in Math Colloquia.

Getting Into the Flow of Tensorflow

Machine Learning Basics

Date: Time: 6:00 pm–8:00 pm Location: Zoom
Ever wanted to get your feet wet with machine learning? Don’t know where to start or what the requirements are? Join us on Zoom for a workshop where we will go over Jupyter notebooks using Google Colab as well training and using Tensorflow to …
This event originated in Operating Systems and Open Source Group.

Jester Competition

Date: Time: 6:00 pm Location: East Stadium Mall
Student contestants will “win the crowd and woo the judges” to compete for Homecoming competition points. Virtual and in-person components may be offered. Participants and attendees must comply by wearing face coverings and maintaining 6 feet of …
This event originated in Homecoming Student Events.

Free Bowling Fridays

Date: Time: 7:00 pm–11:55 pm Location: Nebraska East Union
UNL students enjoy free bowling + shoe rental w/ their NCard.
This event originated in Nebraska Unions.

Friday Night Fright: Cardio Dance

hosted by Campus Recreation

Date: Time: 7:00 pm Location: Campus Rec Center
It’s a Halloween-version of the popular Cardio Dance fitness class. Wear a favorite Halloween costume to this FREE event with current music and high-energy dance moves.
This event originated in Fitness.

Faculty Jazz Ensemble Performance

Back to Basics: Music from the Jazz Canon

Date: Time: 7:30 pm–9:00 pm Location: Lied Center for Performing Arts
The Glenn Korff School of Music Faculty Jazz Ensemble will be presenting an evening of traditional mainstream jazz, with original arrangements from composers such as Miles Davis, Thelonius Monk, Richard Rodgers, and Wayne Shorter. Members of the …
This event originated in Faculty/Guest Artist/Guest Scholar.

Free Skate Night

hosted by Campus Recreation

Date: Time: 8:00 pm–11:00 pm Location: John Breslow Ice Hockey Center
UNL students can ice skate for free on select Fridays.
This event originated in Campus Recreation.

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 …
This event originated in Diversity at UNL.

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!!!
This event originated in CSEd Events.

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 …
This event originated in Human Rights and Humanitarian Affairs.

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.
This event originated in Big Red Resilience & Well-being.

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.
This event originated in University of Nebraska State Museum.