All events are in Central time unless specified.

Thursday, February 18

2021 North American Plant Phenotyping Network Annual Conference

2021 NAPPN conference

Date: Time: 8:30 am–8:00 pm Location: virtual/online
The 1st NAPPN Annual Conference will be held virtually and highlight the most recent advances in the rapidly-developing field of Plant Phenomics. The conference program includes research presentations from UNL faculty and students, and virtual tours …
This event originated in Complex Biosystems Program.

Managing Citations with Zotero: Zoom Workshop

Date: Time: 10:00 am–11:00 am Location: Online Zoom, Registration required
Citation management tools can help you organize, cite, store, and share your research bibliographies. In this informal session, librarian Erica DeFrain will provide a brief orientation about some of the many tools available, help participants get …
This event originated in Libraries.

Genealogy over Lunch: Orientation to Zotero

Date: Time: 11:30 am–12:30 pm Location: Online Zoom, Registration required
Zotero, a free resource, offers genealogists a way to organize, cite, store, and share your genealogical research and bibliographies. In this month’s Genealogy over Lunch, librarian Erica DeFrain will provide a brief orientation to Zotero and how …
This event originated in Libraries.

Nebraska Women in Agriculture Conference

Date: Time: 12:00 pm–2:15 pm Location: Online (via Zoom)
The Nebraska Women in Agriculture Conference is an annual two-day event, Feb. 18-19, designed to educate and uplift women involved in any aspect of Nebraska’s agricultural industry. Through workshops and presentations, attendees will learn how to …
This event originated in Agricultural Economics.

The “Burning Sea”

Depicting Tragedies of Illegal Mediterranean Crossings in Maghrebi Cinema

Date: Time: 12:00 pm–1:00 pm Location: Zoom
This presentation by Valérie Orlando, professor of French and Francophone Literatures in the Department of French and Italian at the University of Maryland, College Park, focuses primarily on two millennial films—Harragas (Merzak Allouache, …
This event originated in Modern Languages and Literatures.

Huskers Abroad 101

Date: Time: 2:00 pm Location: Virtual Session
Attend a Huskers Abroad 101 session to take the first step toward going abroad. This session will cover researching program options, selecting a program, funding and the timeline for the process.
This event originated in Global Experiences.

Let’s Talk

Date: Time: 2:00 pm–3:00 pm 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.

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.
This event originated in NIC Events Calendar.

CANCELED - Coffee Talks: Conversations between International & Domestic Students

hosted by Student Involvement

Date: Time: 3:30 pm–4:30 pm Location: Nebraska Union
NOTE: Coffee Talks are suspended for the remainder of the Spring 2021 semester, yet the twice-weekly events will resume in late August for the Fall 2021 term. Questions? Email Veronica Riepe

Global Café: The Hidden History Behind China’s Hidden Camps

The Historical Context of Xinjiang and China’s Uighurs Detention Camps

Date: Time: 3:30 pm–4:30 pm Location: Zoom
Presented by Christopher C. Heselton, Ph.D., associate director, Office of Global Strategies. Since 2017, the People’s Republic of China has been engaged in the massive detention of up to 1.5 million ethnic Uighurs in hidden camps across Xinjiang …
This event originated in School of Global Integrative Studies.

Petrified Seafood

Morrill Hall – Presentation via Facebook Live or register for Zoom

Date: Time: 4:00 pm Location: Facebook Live or Zoom
Clams, oysters, calamari and may more delicacies were on the menu in Nebraska 70 million years ago. Get a close-up view of these ancient sea creatures that have literally turned into stone.
This event originated in University of Nebraska State Museum.

Thursday Trivia: Sports Stats & Record

Date: Time: 4:00 pm–5:00 pm Location: Zoom
Join us for our bi-weekly Thursday Trivia hosted by Nebraska Unions and UNL Intramural Sports. The theme is Sports Stat & Records
This event originated in Nebraska Unions.


Registration deadline

Date: Time: 5:00 pm Location: Campus Rec Center
Compete against other teams in this cross between frisbee and American football.
This event originated in Intramural Sports.

Husker Power Hour: Brickway Brewery & Distillery

Date: Time: 7:00 pm–8:00 pm Location: Online via Zoom
Business Graduate Program students and alumni are invited to the Husker Power Hour. Zac Triemert, president and master distiller of Brickway Brewery & Distillery, will share more about the team’s story as they creatively flexed and purposefully …
This event originated in College of Business.

Music, Poetry, and Art Showcase

Presented by Athletics and the Office of Academic Success and Intercultural Services

Date: Time: 7:00 pm–8:30 pm Location: Zoom Meeting
Join OASIS and Athletics for a celebration of Black culture through music, poetry, and art. This virtual event will highlight the amazing talent of our student through real-time and pre-recorded sessions.

Clark Potter Faculty Lecture/Recital

Playing Bach’s 6th Cello Suite on Viola: Fighting Through the Muck to Reach the Prize

Date: Time: 7:30 pm Location: Virtual
Bach wrote the sixth suite for a five-stringed instrument of some kind. But for what instrument was it composed and why? Mr. Potter will perform his own edition of this suite on a 5-stringed viola after attempting to answer some difficult questions …
This event originated in Music.