All events are in Central time unless specified.

Thursday, October 28

2021 State of Diversity

Date: Time: 9:00 am–12:30 pm Location: Virtual
“The University of Nebraska is a public, land-grant institution with campuses and programs across the State that reside on the past, present, and future homelands of the Pawnee, Ponca, Oto-Missouria, Omaha, Dakota, Lakota, Arapaho, Cheyenne, Kaw …
This event originated in Diversity at UNL.

Water for Food Global Forum

Date: Time: 9:00 am–11:00 am Location: Virtual
The Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute is pleased to introduce the “Water for Food Global Forum,” a virtual series of events over a one-month period that will convene leading international experts, growers and organizations to focus on …
This event originated in NIC Events Calendar.

Halloween at the Centers

Date: Time: 10:00 am–4:00 pm Location: Nebraska Union
Come pick-up treats to celebrate Halloween with the Women’s and LGBTQA+ Centers!
This event originated in LGBQTA+ Center & Women’s Center.

Introduction to Open Educational Resources (OER)

Date: Time: 10:00 am–11:00 am Location: Online Zoom, Registration required
One of the benefits to using open educational resources (or OER) is to ensure that learning materials are available and accessible to all students from day one of your course. In this session, we’ll discuss the benefits of adapting or adopting OER …
This event originated in Libraries Workshops & Research Drop-In.

Nonprofit in Residence: Community Action Partnership of Lancaster and Saunders Counties

hosted by Student Leadership, Involvement, & Community Engagement

Date: Time: 11:00 am–1:00 pm Location: Nebraska Union
Day 4 of a five-day event. The Nonprofit in Residence program enables UNL students to have volunteer and career conversations with nonprofits. Students can learn about industries, internships, and volunteer positions.

Advancing thermal processing technologies for production of pathogen free ready-to-eat meals, from laboratory research to commercialization

Fall Seminar Series 2021

Date: Time: 12:00 pm–1:00 pm Location: Food Innovation Center
“Advancing thermal processing technologies for production of pathogen free ready-to-eat meals, from laboratory research to commercialization,” presented by Juming Tang.

Drop-In Session: OA Publishing Agreements with Cambridge University Press and PLoS

Date: Time: 12:00 pm–1:00 pm Location: Online Zoom, Drop-In
UNL authors can now publish their research articles Open Access in Cambridge University Press journals, PLoS Biology, and PLoS Medicine without worrying about the cost! The University Libraries have joined special pilot agreements with these …
This event originated in Libraries.

TRIO Scholars Spooktacular Make’n’Take Halloween Decor & Movie Event

Date: Time: 1:00 pm–5:00 pm Location: Canfield Administration Building North
Make your own Halloween decorations and watch horror movies in our student lounge with snacks provided.
This event originated in TRIO SSS Calendar.

Building Research Confidence in the Humanities: Finding and Listening to Music Online

Date: Time: 2:00 pm–3:00 pm Location: Zoom, registration required
Interested in finding music online? This session will look and listen to online music streaming sites, such as Naxos, BandCamp, Idagio, and Spotify, and to sites for digitized scores, such as Classical Scores Library and IMSLP.
This event originated in Libraries Workshops & Research Drop-In.

Coffee & Tea @ 3

Date: Time: 3:00 pm–5:00 pm Location: Canfield Administration Building North
Stop by for fresh coffee, tea & conversation every Thursday @ 3 pm.
This event originated in TRIO SSS Calendar.

Canceled: Gratitude Drop-In Workshop

Date: Time: 3:00 pm–4:00 pm Location: Zoom
Gratitude is one of the ways for us to feel happier and thrive in our lives. The goal for these drop-in student groups is for participants to understand how positive practices can improve one’s overall feeling of happiness.
This event originated in Counseling and Psychological Services.

Search Process Seminar

Date: Time: 3:00 pm–4:00 pm Location: Online via Zoom
UNL faculty, staff, and graduate students serving on a search committee are required to attend an educational seminar covering legal issues and university policies and procedures prior to the first meeting of the search committee. Although not …
This event originated in Search Process Seminars.

Student Night: Drop In and Decompress at Sheldon

Date: Time: 4:00 pm–8:00 pm Location: Sheldon Museum of Art
Sheldon Museum of Art will stay open until 8 p.m. for students to drop in and decompress with self-guided art-making and mindfulness activities in quiet and welcoming spaces.
This event originated in Sheldon Museum of Art.

Drop-In Library Help

Date: Time: 5:00 pm–7:00 pm Location: Dinsdale Family Learning Commons
Having trouble finding what you need in the library catalog? Need help finding scholarly or peer-reviewed articles for your assignment? “Drop in” to talk with one of our library experts! No appointment needed to ask questions and get tips on …
This event originated in Libraries Workshops & Research Drop-In.

Open Science Drop-In Session

Date: Time: 5:00 pm–6:30 pm Location: Online Zoom, Drop-In
Have questions about Open Access (OA) publishing, open data, or Open Education Resources (OER) in STEM? Drop in to discuss how OA can contribute to research impact, how OER are created and maintained, and more. Hosted by UNL Science Librarian Kiyomi …
This event originated in Libraries.

Heartsaver First Aid, CPR and AED Training

Date: Time: 5:30 pm–9:00 pm Location: Rise, Suite 1270
The Nebraska Safety Center is instructing Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED Training at our Innovation Campus office in the Rise Building Suite 1270! If you have any questions or wish to register, please contact Mitchell Locken (lockenm@unk.edu).
This event originated in NIC Events Calendar.

Autumn in the Arboretum

with the Young Lecture

Date: Time: 6:00 pm–8:00 pm Location: Wyuka Stables
Lawn games, pumpkin decorating, tours, food & inspiring presentations.
This event originated in Nebraska Statewide Arboretum.

Nightmare at East Campus

hosted by Student Leadership, Involvement, & Community Engagement, Campus Nightlife, and International Student and Scholars Office

Date: Time: 7:00 pm–10:00 pm Location: Nebraska East Union
Enjoy a fun-static night of indoor Halloween-themed activities and treats, all in one location. Wear a favorite costume and bring your crew for:

Boston Pops on Tour

Date: Time: 7:30 pm Location: Lied Center for Performing Arts
The Boston Pops is not only America’s orchestra, it was John Williams’ orchestra before he passed the baton to Keith Lockhart. Conductor Keith Lockhart and the entire orchestra mark their return to the Lied Center with a program featuring the …

Nebraska Rep: ShakesFear

Date: Time: 7:30 pm Location: Temple Building
The Nebraska Repertory Theatre presents ShakesFear, an immersive theatrical experience.
This event originated in Fine and Performing Arts.

Canceled: The Moran Quintet

Date: Time: 7:30 pm Location: Westbrook Music Building
One of the most active and visible quintets in the Midwest, the Moran Woodwind Quintet is the resident faculty woodwind quintet of the Glenn Korff School of Music. Formed in 1986 and named for the late John Moran, Director of the University of …
This event originated in Music.

Lead Climbing Clinic: Part 2

Climb Adventures

Date: Time: 8:00 pm–10:00 pm Location: Outdoor Adventures Center
Come and learn the basics of lead climbing on our on-campus rock wall.
This event originated in Outdoor Adventures.

Ongoing Events

Fall 2021 Spin Challenge

Date: Time: All Day Location: Campus Recreation Center
How many miles can you spin during October? Join the month-long cycle challenge by taking any of our cycle classes and scanning the QR code in the studio to submit your miles. The more classes you attend, the better your chances of winning!
This event originated in Fitness.

RHA Door Decorating Contest

Date: Time: All Day Location: Instagram - @UNLRHA
Decorate your door with a Halloween or fall theme to be considered for one of the top three prizes. Submit your post via Instagram and tag @UNLRHA from October 24th - November 6th (see @UNLRHA on Instagram for more info.) Please refer to the …

Screening: The Green Knight

David Lowery’s 2021 take on a medieval classic

Date: Time: 12:00 am–6:00 pm Location: Burnett Hall
Join the Medieval and Renaissance Studies program for a free screening of the 2021 film, _The Green Knight_ and optional talkback to follow the film (with Prof. Stage of MRST and the English department).

Sleep Challenge

October 25 – November 15

Date: Time: All Day Location: Virtual event
Learn about the benefits of sleep and how to improve sleep hygiene in our 3-week sleep program. The virtual program includes weekly newsletters, goal-setting guidance, and informational resources to improve sleep quality.
This event originated in Wellness & Nutrition.