All events are in Central time unless specified.

Friday, October 30

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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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 …
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Halloween Fang-tastic Feast

Hosted by Abel Dining Center

Date: Time: 6:45 am–8:00 pm Location: Abel Dining Center
Halloween’s on Saturday this year, so we’re celebrating on Friday at the Abel Dining Center. Join us for breakfast, lunch, and dinner for some Halloween-themed treats and goodies.
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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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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:
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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.”

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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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.
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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 …

Nebraska ROTC Open House

Date: Time: 1:00 pm–3:00 pm Location: Nebraska Union
Explore your future in the Reserve Officers Training Corp (ROTC) at this educational open house. This afternoon provides all interested students with the opportunity to hear from current cadets, take part in the Commander’s Challenge, and talk to …
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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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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.

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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Agronomy & Horticulture Seminar – Hudson Takano

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 …

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 …

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 …
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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 …
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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.
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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.
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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 …
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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.
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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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