All events are in Central time unless specified.

Friday, April 29

Ohanami Scavenger Hunt

Kawasaki Reading Room

Date: Time: 11:00 am–1:00 pm Location: Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center
It’s Arbor Day in Nebraska and time for Ohanami in Japan! But what else can you find out? Join us as we connect with other campus partners to explore UNL!
This event originated in Kawasaki Reading Room .

Sheldon Office Hours

Date: Time: 11:00 am–1:00 pm Location: Sheldon Museum of Art
On the last Friday of the month, stop by the Great Hall in Sheldon Museum of Art for an informal conversation with a staff member or special guest. Ask questions, have a chat, or just say hi. No appointment needed.
This event originated in Sheldon Museum of Art.

Canceled: Sustainability on Wheels

College of Journalism and Mass Communication

Date: Time: 11:00 am–1:00 pm Location: Andersen Hall
Faculty and staff, come learn about how you can support and participate in sustainability initiatives on campus. Chat with UNL experts, ask questions, and earn prizes. Feel free to stop by when your schedule allows.
This event originated in Sustainability.

Tea Time Friday

Kawasaki Reading Room

Date: Time: 11:00 am–4:00 pm Location: Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center
Join us to sample a new tea with a snack each week! COVID-19 protocols will be enforced for student and staff safety along with adhering to current health department and university guidelines.
This event originated in Kawasaki Reading Room .

CESRC Brown Bag Series

Doug Carlson - University Oversight Systems

Date: Time: 12:00 pm–1:00 pm Location: Nebraska Union
Also available over zoom. https://unl.zoom.us/j/91462926541
This event originated in Sustainability.

Doug Carlson: University Oversight Systems

Lunch & Learn Series Presented by the Chancellor’s Environment, Sustainability & Resilience Commission

Date: Time: 12:00 pm–1:00 pm Location: Nebraska Union
Join us for a lecture by the University of Nebraska System’s Doug Carlson! Doug has considerable background in government and finances and will provide insight into how the university system plans!

Entomology Department Seminar with Dr. Danielle Tufts

Date: Time: 12:00 pm–1:00 pm Location: Entomology Hall
The featured speaker for the Entomology Department’s seminar this week is Dr. Danielle Tufts, assistant professor at the University of Pittsburg. The title of her seminar is “Ecological and genetic drivers of tick-borne pathogen transmission.”
This event originated in Entomology Calendar.

IGNITE featuring Todd Widup

Rigging Supervisor

Date: Time: 12:30 pm–1:50 pm Location: Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts
Todd is currently a rigging supervisor at Sony Pictures Imageworks in Los Angeles/Vancouver where he oversees creature work for VFX films. Prior to Sony, Todd was overseeing and working on helping Lil Miquela and her friends come to life for social …
This event originated in IGNITE Colloquium.

Department of English Awards Convocation

Date: Time: 1:00 pm–2:30 pm Location: Online
Our annual Awards Convocation will take place online. We’ll recognize the many accomplishments members of our department had this academic year, and we’ll have readings by our writing contests’ prize winners.
This event originated in Department of English.

Raikes School Design Studio 2022 Showcase

Date: Time: 1:00 pm–4:30 pm Location: Nebraska Innovation Campus Conference Center
The Jeffrey S. Raikes School of Computer Science and Management cordially invites you to attend an afternoon of special events. The Design Studio Showcase is an annual celebration of innovation and creation. Students in Design Studio partner with …
This event originated in NIC Conference Center.

Spring Affair April 29

Plant Sale

Date: Time: 2:00 pm–6:00 pm Location: Lancaster Event Center
Friday April 29 from 2-6pm, free admission plant sale
This event originated in Nebraska Statewide Arboretum.

Modern Food Supply Chains and Meeting the Challenges of Feeding Ourselves Through the 21st Century

By Dr. Richard Sexton

Date: Time: 3:00 pm–5:00 pm Location: Nebraska East Union
Abstract:
This event originated in Agricultural Economics.

Dr. Dennis Burson Retirement Reception

Date: Time: 4:00 pm–6:00 pm Location: Nebraska East Union
Please join us from 4:00 to 6:00 pm on Friday, April 29 to help celebrate the amazing career of Dr. Dennis Burson. Dr. Burson was Extension Meat Specialist in the Department of Animal Science from 1984 through 2020. Dennis was instrumental in …
This event originated in Animal Science.

Khai Nguyen, North Carolina State University

Differential Game Models of Optimal Debt Management

Date: Time: 4:00 pm–4:50 pm Location: Avery Hall
I will present recent results on game theoretical formulation of optimal debt management problems in an infinite time horizon with exponential discount, modeled as a noncooperative interaction between a borrower and a pool of risk-neutral lenders. …
This event originated in Math Colloquia.

Keynote Address: “The Nature of Poverty”

By Jennifer Morton (University of Pennsylvania)

Date: Time: 5:00 pm Location: Nebraska Union
Jennifer Morton (University of Pennsylvania) will give a talk entitled “The Nature of Poverty” as her Keynote Address for the Central States Philosophical Association (CSPA) annual meeting. The talk is free and open to all. It is funded by the …
This event originated in Department of Philosophy.

Foosball Tournament

Play begins

Date: Time: 6:00 pm–11:00 pm Location: Campus Recreation Center
This is a one-night bracketed tournament to be played in the Campus Recreation Center. Winners will receive an IM Sports champions t-shirt!
This event originated in Intramural Sports.

Game Night hosted by C-SAB

Date: Time: 6:00 pm–8:00 pm Location: Nebraska Union
The Computing Student Advisory Board is hosting a game night event on April 29 6-8 p.m. in the Union Food Court C-D. This event is open to all students!
This event originated in School of Computing.

Virtual Chess

Play begins

Date: Time: 6:00 pm–11:00 pm Location: Virtual event
Compete against others in this well-known board/strategy game. The winner will receive an IM Sports champion t-shirt!
This event originated in Intramural Sports.

Come From Away

Date: Time: 7:30 pm Location: Lied Center for Performing Arts
COME FROM AWAY tells the remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded passengers and the small town in Newfoundland that welcomed them. Cultures clashed and nerves ran high, but uneasiness turned into trust, music soared into the night, and gratitude grew …

Michael Barbaro

hosted by UPC Nebraska

Date: Time: 7:30 pm–8:30 pm Location: Nebraska Union
Speaker. Michael Barbaro hosts The Daily, a five-day-a-week audio podcast from The New York Times.In its first year, the show built an audience of over one million listeners a day.

Ongoing Events

Unkissed Kisses

Date: Time: All Day Location: Love Library South
A new exhibit in Love Library highlights the historical moments of LGBTQ+ literature, writers, and their roles in the history of the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. The exhibit also celebrates the first LGBTQ course offered at a state university …
This event originated in Libraries.

Real People, Real Climate, Real Changes: A Traveling Climate Exhibit

Date: Time: All Day Location: Love Library North & Link
Take a journey through climate change with a visit to the traveling exhibit, “Real People, Real Climate, Real Changes,” from March 14 – May 13, 2022, located on the second floor of Love Library North. The family friendly and interactive exhibit …
This event originated in Libraries.

Institute for Online Teaching

Final Day to Register

Date: Time: 12:00 am–5:00 pm Location: Registration is online
The four-week Institute for Online Teaching is designed to guide new and novice online instructors to explore the unique opportunities and challenges of the online learning environment. IOT is open to all instructors at the university.

Thomas Laging Watercolor Exhibition

Date: Time: 8:00 am–5:00 pm Location: Architecture Hall
Please join the College of Architecture and Professor Emeritus Thomas Laging, FAIA for an exhibit of watercolors from around Lincoln, Germany, Mexico and France. Several folios of architectural renderings and design proposals from Laging’s personal …
This event originated in Architecture.

Springo: Group Fitness Bingo

Date: Time: All Day Location: Campus Recreation Center
Participate in Group Fitness Springo by attending fitness classes. Those who get a BINGO will be entered for a chance to win fun workout prizes!
This event originated in Fitness.

Financial Wellness Month

Date: Time: 8:00 am–5:00 pm Location: Online via Zoom
Nebraska Financial Wellness Month is an annual campaign in which organizations across the state work with their communities to improve individual financial wellness. Through a diverse offering of programs, tools and resources, participants in …
This event originated in Nebraska Council on Economic Education.

Come From Away

Date: Time: 7:30 pm–7:30 pm Location: Lied Center for Performing Arts
This New York Times Critics’ Pick takes you into the heart of the remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded passengers and the small town in Newfoundland that welcomed them. Cultures clashed and nerves ran high, but uneasiness turned into trust, …

Spring Affair Preview Plant Sale

Date: Time: 6:00 pm–9:00 pm Location: Lancaster Event Center
Spring Affair, the Midwest’s largest plant sale and garden event, is back in-person April 28-30 in Lincoln.
This event originated in Nebraska Statewide Arboretum.