All events are in Central time unless specified.

Thursday, April 15

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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Entomology Department – Ph.D. Defense with Jordan Reinders

Date: Time: 9:00 am–10:00 am Location: Webinar/Online Seminar
Jordan’s seminar presentation is on “Characterizing the susceptibility and biological fitness of Nebraska western corn rootworm populations to pyramided plant-incorporated protectants.” He is an Ph.D. candidate mentored by Dr. Lance Meinke, …
This event originated in Entomology Calendar.
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“Within Reach: Zero Hunger” Conference Day 4

NATIONAL CONFERENCE FREE FOR UNL STUDENTS

Date: Time: 9:00 am–4:30 pm Location: Online
First of the day’s events begins at 9:00 a.m., midday keynote (11:00 a.m. Dan Glickman, Former Secretary of Agriculture, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), closing keynote (3:00 p.m. Ertharin Cousin
This event originated in Global IANR.
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CASNR Global Office Hours

In-person and online

Date: Time: 10:00 am Location: Agricultural Hall
For students: chat with Jon Kerrigan and Brianne Wolf, globally-focused staff members, about anything global! Curious about education abroad, prepping for an international or globally-focused career (whether in the U.S. or abroad), or getting …
This event originated in Global IANR.

“What were you wearing?” Survivor Art Installation

A Sexual Assault Awareness Month Event

Date: Time: 10:00 am–5:00 pm Location: Willa 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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Accepting Our Reality

Drop-In Group Session

Date: Time: 11:00 am–12:00 pm Location: Zoom
In this drop-in session for students, participants will learn how to reduce suffering about situations outside of their control or when it’s difficult to change your emotions about these situations by using a skill called Radical Acceptance.
This event originated in Counseling and Psychological Services.
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Ethics and Territory Management in Sales

Center for Sales Excellence Guest Speaker Series

Date: Time: 11:00 am–12:15 pm Location: Online via Zoom
The Center for Sales Excellence invites students to attend “Ethics and Territory Management in Sales” with Sean Murphy, CRPC, director of internal wholesaling, Pacific Life.
This event originated in Center for Sales Excellence.
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Tribal Food Sustainability & Water Summit (Youth-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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Global Café: Careers in Conflict Prevention with USAID

Date: Time: 12:30 pm–1:30 pm Location: Oldfather Hall
Rob Horvath, Deputy Director of the Center for Conflict and Violence Prevention at USAID, will present on USAID’s work preventing conflict and violence around the globe. Mr. Horvath works on USAID’s dedicated team for technical and analytical …
This event originated in Human Rights and Humanitarian Affairs.
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PhD Dissertation Defense – Eric Hofferber

Date: Time: 12:30 pm–1:30 pm Location: Zoom
PRECLINICAL DEVELOPMENT OF SINGLE WALLED CARBON NANOTUBE-BASED OPTICAL BIOSENSORS
This event originated in Biological Systems Engineering.
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Interface Teaching Conference

Better Together: Unstoppable Student Teams

Date: Time: 1:00 pm–4:00 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.

NSF Non-Academic Research Internships for Graduate Students (INTERN) Supplemental Funding Opportunity

Student Research Days

Date: Time: 1:30 pm–2:30 pm Location: Virtual Session
Dr. Prakash Balan, a key founder of this funding opportunity, will lead a Zoom workshop for those interested in applying. All graduate students and faculty in the STEM fields are encouraged to attend.

Saving a Legacy: Japanese and Japanese-American History in Nebraska

Date: Time: 1:30 pm–2:30 pm Location: Zoom
Hear of the early Japanese immigrants, the effects of WWII, and the changing laws of Nebraska that impacted their lives, including recent connections to Japan. Time for questions after the presentation will also be given.
This event originated in College of Arts and Sciences.
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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 Education Abroad .
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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.
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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.
This event originated in NIC Events Calendar.
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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 vriepe2@unl.edu
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GRE Prep for Health School Applications

Live via Zoom

Date: Time: 4:00 pm–5:00 pm Location: Zoom
This session is for students applying to a professional health school that requires the GRE. This session will cover the format of the GRE, exam prep timelines, and helpful resources for GRE prep.

Thursday Trivia : Athletes by number

Date: Time: 4:00 pm Location: Zoom
Jump into a free bi-weekly virtual trivia game. This week’s theme: Athletes by number !
This event originated in Nebraska Unions.
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Yoga Sculpt & Smoothies

Hosted by Campus Recreation

Date: Time: 4:00 pm–5:00 pm Location: Campus Rec Center
Join Annalisa as she brings you through a yoga sculpt workout followed by refueling with a healthy smoothie brought to you by the Wellness & Nutrition Education staff!
This event originated in Fitness.
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Golf

Registration deadline

Date: Time: 5:00 pm Location: Campus Rec Center
Get your team together and play golf for your chance to win an IM champs t-shirt.
This event originated in Intramural Sports.
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Ice Cream Bike Ride

Date: Time: 5:00 pm–7:00 pm Location: Outdoor Adventures Center
Get out and enjoy Lincoln by bicycle and enjoy some ice cream! This is a fun, casual group ride to get to know your fellow students and learn more about the Outdoor Adventures program over a cup or cone! You don’t need a bike or any prior …
This event originated in Outdoor Adventures.
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Student Impact Awards Reception

Date: Time: 5:00 pm Location: Nebraska Union
Presented annually, the Student Impact Awards celebrate the outstanding contributions to the campus community by the more than 550 Recognized Student Organizations (RSOs) and their members, leaders, and advisors.
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Multicooker Family Zoom Workshop

Date: Time: 5:30 pm–7:30 pm MDT Location: Zoom
Multi-Cookers are one of today’s most popular appliances. They can be used as a pressure cooker, a yogurt maker, a steam cooker, and so much more. During this 2-hour workshop you can learn how this appliance might work best for you.

National Collegiate Recovery Day

Date: Time: 6:00 pm–8:00 pm Location: Willa Cather Dining Complex
Celebrate students, faculty, and staff in recovery during National Collegiate Recovery Day on April 15. The Collegiate Recovery Community Advisory Board will host a tabling event that includes a signature board sharing why recovery is important, a …
This event originated in Big Red Resilience & Well-being.
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What does it mean to Be a Man?

Date: Time: 6:00 pm–7:30 pm Location: Zoom
How do you define what it means to be a man? Who shaped this definition? Do you think that it’s an accurate representation of yourself? This virtual event explores what it means to be a man and topics related to masculinity.
This event originated in LGBQTA+ Center & Women’s Center.

An Evening with Lizzie Velasquez

Presented by UPC Nebraska

Date: Time: 7:30 pm Location: Zoom
Ever since she was dubbed the “World’s Ugliest Woman” in a video posted on YouTube in 2006, when she was 17, Velásquez has spoken out against bullying. She is an executive producer of the award-winning documentary based on her life, A Brave …
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Flyover Performance V

TOWARDS LIGHT

Date: Time: 7:30 pm Location: Virtual
On April 15, the UNL Composition Studio will be live-streaming Flyover V, titled “Towards Light.” This is the final Flyover concert of the year and we are excited to share some wonderful new music with the community. Our composers and performers …
This event originated in Music.
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Silkroad Ensemble

Date: Time: 7:30 pm Location: Lied Center for Performing Arts
Founded by cellist Yo-Yo Ma, Silkroad Ensemble has been called “vibrant and virtuosic” by the Wall Street Journal and “one of the 21st century’s great ensembles” by the Vancouver Sun. The group creates music that engages difference, …
This event originated in Lied Center 2020-2021 Season.
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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 …