All events are in Central time unless specified.

Wednesday, April 14

One Day Without Shoes Drive

Date: Time: 8:00 am–5:00 pm Location: Nebraska Innovation Campus
Nebraska Innovation Campus is a proud partner for the annual “One Day Without Shoes” event. Organized by People’s City Mission and Cornhusker Bank, the event aims to collect new or used wearable footwear for people in need.
This event originated in NIC Events Calendar.
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1 Million Cups Lincoln

Date: Time: 9:00 am–10:00 am Location: Virtual
Every Wednesday at 9:00 a.m., companies present to their communities and learn how their community can help support their business to flourish.
This event originated in NIC Events Calendar.
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12th Annual NPOD Spring Retreat 2021

“Adipocytes”

Date: Time: 9:00 am–4:00 pm Location: On-site or Zoom
The Nebraska Center for the Prevention of Obesity Diseases (NPOD) 12th Annual Spring Retreat will be held on Wednesday, April 14, 2021. The theme of this year’s symposium is “Adipocytes”.

New Employee Orientation

Date: Time: 9:00 am–12:00 pm Location: Online
An information session to welcome new employees and share key employment information. The presentations will include:
This event originated in Human Resources.

“Within Reach: Zero Hunger” Conference Day 3

NATIONAL CONFERENCE FREE FOR UNL STUDENTS

Date: Time: 9:00 am–7:00 pm Location: Online
First of the day’s events begins at 9:00 a.m., keynote at 11:00 a.m. featuring Roger Thurow, Senior Fellow on Global Food and Agriculture, Chicago Council on Global Affairs & author of best-selling books “The Last Hunger Season: A Year in an …
This event originated in Global IANR.
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“What were you wearing?” Survivor Art Installation

A Sexual Assault Awareness Month Event

Date: Time: 10:00 am–8:00 pm Location: Willa S. Cather Dining Complex
An art exhibit that asks participants to understand that it is never about the clothing when sexual violence occurs, this display will show recreations of outfits worn during assaults with accompanying stories from sexual assault survivors. Inspired …
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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.
This event originated in NIC Events Calendar.
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A Discussion on Digital Badges

Larkin Powell and Tom Burkey – CASNR Associate Deans

Date: Time: 12:00 pm–1:00 pm Location: ZOOM
—what is a digital badge and how does it ‘work’?
This event originated in Biological Systems Engineering.

Creating Emotional Connection

Drop-In Group Session

Date: Time: 12:00 pm–1:00 pm Location: Zoom
This drop-in group for students will help participants enhance and deepen relationships by learning to validate, by attending to non-verbal signaling, and by increasing vulnerable self-disclosures.
This event originated in Counseling and Psychological Services.
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Pop Up Well-being

Learn about well-being from the BRRWB team

Date: Time: 12:00 pm–2:00 pm Location: Nebraska East Union
Students can interact with well-being student leaders at our pop-ups at several locations on City Campus and East Campus to learn more about coaching, the 9 dimensions of well-being, self-care practices, and more. The stations will include fun prizes …
This event originated in Big Red Resilience & Well-being.

RECESS

Date: Time: 12:00 pm–2:00 pm Location: Nebraska Union
Join Big Red Resilience and Well-being and Earthstock on the Union Plaza. Participating in recreational activities is an effective way to relieve stress, and Recess provides students a space to rejuvenate their minds and bodies.
This event originated in Big Red Resilience & Well-being.
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Tribal Food Sustainability & Water Summit (Adult-Focused Day)

Date: Time: 12:00 pm–5:00 pm Location: Zoom
UNL Extension, through the Tribal Extension Office, the Nebraska Water Center, and the Native American Coalition, are sponsoring a Virtual Tribal Water and Food Sustainability Summit on April 14-15.
This event originated in Native American Coalition.
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Youth In Ag: Patrick Mugiraneza

Part of the Agriculture Leadership Shields Speaker Series

Date: Time: 12:00 pm–1:00 pm Location: Online
Agriculture Leadership Shields is pleased to invite you to a talk and Q&A with Patrick Mugiraneza on Wednesday, April 14, from 12-1. Patrick, a former Mandela Fellow, currently an Assistant Lecturer at the College of Agriculture of the University of …
This event originated in Global IANR.
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“Changing Climate, Warmer Nights and Crop Yields,” presented by Harkamal Walia

The Chancellor’s Distinguished Nebraska Lecture

Date: Time: 12:00 pm Location: Online
The Spring 2021 Chancellor’s Distinguished Nebraska Lecture features Dr. Harkamal Walia, associate professor of agronomy and horticulture. Email questions for Walia to unlresearch@unl.edu.
This event originated in Global IANR.
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Interface Teaching Conference

Better Together: Unstoppable Student Teams

Date: Time: 1:00 pm–5:00 pm Location: Zoom
Creating diverse teams that collaborate on creative assignments can energize students and result in greater learning, incorporating multiple perspectives. Faculty and staff from Unizin schools may register for this two-day virtual conference free of …
This event originated in Center for Transformative Teaching.

Research Administration Essentials: Cost Sharing

Date: Time: 1:00 pm–2:30 pm Location: via Zoom
Learn about what cost share and match are, how they are managed at Nebraska and the process and procedures for reporting cost share.

Teaching a Growth Mindset

Faculty Workshop

Date: Time: 1:00 pm–2:00 pm Location: Zoom
It’s important to communicate to students that effort and persistence can (and will) lead to development and success in a course. In this session, participants will learn what a growth mindset is, how to convey a growth mindset to students, the …
This event originated in Center for Transformative Teaching.

Anxiety Toolbox

Date: Time: 3:00 pm Location: Zoom
This weekly drop-in group is for all UNL students struggling with ongoing or short-term anxiety symptoms. The group will help students build their coping skills tool box for anxiety by focusing on techniques such as mindfulness, breathing, and …
This event originated in Counseling and Psychological Services.
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Assertiveness Skills

Drop-In Group Session

Date: Time: 3:00 pm–4:30 pm Location: Zoom
An introduction to assertiveness skills for students, this drop-in session will help participants learn how to stand their ground and speak their piece. Attendees will learn about passive, aggressive and assertive communication styles. Review …
This event originated in Counseling and Psychological Services.
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Water Seminar Series Spring 2021 “TRIBUTARIES: RACE, JUSTICE AND THE ENVIRONMENT”

Date: Time: 3:30 pm Location: Zoom
The Nebraska Water Center (NWC), in partnership with the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s School of Natural Resources, will begin its annual Spring Water Seminar Series this February. The series will focus on race, justice and the environment and …
This event originated in Diversity at UNL.
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Huskers Abroad 101

Date: Time: 4:30 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 Education Abroad .
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Connecting Race and Time: Early Modern and 19th Century Textual Encounters

Date: Time: 5:00 pm Location: Online
Hosted by the Medieval & Renaissance Studies Program, guests Dr. Brigitte Fielder, University of Wisconsin-Madison, College of Letters and Science, and Dr. Julia Schleck, UNL Department of English, will give talks on the intersection of race, …
This event originated in Department of English.
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Ramadan: Night of Learning

Date: Time: 5:00 pm–6:00 pm Location: Zoom
The ASUN Student Government is hosting Ramadan: Night of Learning. A lot of students and staff on UNL’s campus do not understand what Ramadan is and how the Muslim community celebrates this holy month. With Ramadan beginning during this semester, …
This event originated in Diversity at UNL.
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Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist Lecture: Kristian Bjornard

Foundations

Date: Time: 5:30 pm–7:00 pm Location: Virtual
Artist Kristian Bjornard will present the Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist Lecture via Zoom. Her lecture is presented by the University of Nebraska–Lincoln School of Art, Art History & Design.
This event originated in Fine and Performing Arts.

Husker Bassoons in Concert

TRIOS AND TANGOS

Date: Time: 7:30 pm–8:00 pm Location: Virtual
Bassoon students in the studio of Dr. Nathan Koch will present a delightful concert of bassoon trios and quartets that demonstrate the wide range of expressive possibilities of the instrument. The program will include both original compositions and …
This event originated in Music.
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Ongoing Events

Spring Affair Plant Sale, Events & Garden Resources

Date: Time: 6:00 pm–8:00 pm Location: UNL East Campus Greenhouse
Virtual Preview Party with music, plant talks, videos and more.
This event originated in Nebraska Statewide Arboretum.
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Fort Laramie Writing Festival Digital Experience with the Overland Trails

A collaboration between Fort Laramie National Historic Site & Nebraska Writing Project

Date: Time: 12:00 am–11:55 pm Location: Online
Writers (teachers and students) grades 5-12 are invited to this year’s Fort Laramie Writing Festival, a free digital event designed for writing classes and clubs with the ability to watch videos and participate in digital writing prompts.
This event originated in Nebraska Writing Project.
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Spring Research Days

Date: Time: All Day Location: Online and MediaHub
The annual fair showcases research and creative accomplishments by university graduate and undergraduate students. In lieu of the traditional poster session and creative exhibition, undergraduate and graduate students are invited to develop a 5-8 …
This event originated in Graduate Studies Dates.

Nebraska Ranch Practicum Registration

Registration

Date: Time: 8:00 am–5:00 pm Location: Online
To participate in the Nebraska Ranch Practicum, please submit a completed application and registration fee by May 3, 2021. The registration fee for this eight-session Practicum is $675. No applications will be accepted after May 3. Fees for a spouse …