All events are in Central time unless specified.

Friday, October 7

From Out There, An Art Exhibition

Date: Time: 8:00 am–8:00 pm Location: Nebraska Innovation Campus, 2nd Floor Link
From Out There is a collection of work by artist Chuck Schroeder focused on people, places, critters and things from off the beaten path, stretching from rural western Nebraska to northern New Mexico, west Texas, Wyoming and Italy. This unique …
This event originated in NIC Events Calendar.

Nebraska Youth Climate Summit

Date: Time: 8:30 am–4:30 pm Location: Nebraska Innovation Campus Conference Center
The Nebraska Youth Climate Summit provides opportunities for education on issues such as the impact of climate change on Nebraska, agricultural methods to respond to climate change from local experts and environmental justice impacts of climate …
This event originated in NIC Events Calendar.

Drop-in Flu Shot Clinic for Students

Date: Time: 9:00 am–12:00 pm Location: University Health Center
Current UNL students can get their free flu shot by attending a drop-in flu shot clinic at the University Health Center.
This event originated in University Health Center.

Entomology Department Seminar with Luis Ochoa Cadena

Date: Time: 11:00 am–12:00 pm Location: Entomology Hall
Luis Ochoa Cadena will be presenting a seminar today. He is advised by Drs. Jeff Bradshaw, Gary Brewer and Autumn Smart. The title of his presentation is the “Importance of Dung Beetle Communities.”
This event originated in Entomology Calendar.

Tea Time Friday

Kawasaki Reading Room

Date: Time: 11:00 am–4:00 pm Location: Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center
Join us each week for tea and snacks!
This event originated in Kawasaki Reading Room .

Food for Health Seminar Series – Matthew T. Andrews

Date: Time: 12:00 pm–1:00 pm Location: Food Innovation Center (FIC) & Zoom
Matthew T. Andrews, PhD will present as part of the Food for Health Seminar Series. Dr. Andrews is the Director of NSF EPSCoR for the state of Nebraska and Professor in the School of Natural Resources at UNL. Website:
This event originated in Nebraska Food for Health Center.

Building a Narrative; Production Art & Pop Culture

Date: Time: 12:30 pm–4:30 pm Location: Richards Hall
A summer exhibition in the University of Nebraska–Lincoln School of Art, Art History & Design’s Eisentrager-Howard Gallery will feature original artwork from popular films, animated television series, comics and trading cards from a local collector.
This event originated in Fine and Performing Arts.


Trauma Informed Education

Date: Time: 12:30 pm–1:30 pm Location: Online via Zoom
Dr. Pearson’s presentation will be an overview of what trauma is and strategies that can be used with people who have experienced trauma.
This event originated in CEHS.

IGNITE featuring Danny Elfman & The Wilds!

Date: Time: 12:30 pm–1:50 pm Location: Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts
At this special double-feature IGNITE, we will be joined by both Danny Elfman and the creative team behind The Wilds (Jesse Fleming, Lewis Pesacov, and Laurel Jenkins), both here to talk more about their creative process!
This event originated in IGNITE Colloquium.

Applying Internationally With Career Services

Kawasaki Reading Room

Date: Time: 1:00 pm–2:00 pm Location: Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center
Career Services will join Tea Time Friday for an information session about how to apply for international jobs, focusing on steps to take over Fall Break to find an opportunity in Japan!
This event originated in Kawasaki Reading Room .

Drop-in Flu Shot Clinic for Students

Date: Time: 1:00 pm–4:00 pm Location: University Health Center
Current UNL students can get their free flu shot by attending a drop-in flu shot clinic at the University Health Center.
This event originated in University Health Center.

Well-Being Pop-In

Peer Listening

Date: Time: 2:00 pm–4:00 pm Location: Knoll
Join Big Red Resilience & Well-Being and the University Honor’s Program at Pop-In Peer Listening Sessions. The goal of these sessions is to provide students with a listening ear, wellness and mindfulness activities, connect with on- and off-campus …
This event originated in Big Red Resilience & Well-being.

Agronomy & Horticulture Seminar – Heather Akin

Communicating Science to Public Audiences

Date: Time: 3:30 pm Location: Keim Hall
Heather Akin, Assistant Professor – Strategic Communication, Department of Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communication at UNL, presents “Communicating Science to Public Audiences”. Science communication’ is increasingly acknowledged as a …
This event originated in Agronomy and Horticulture.

First Friday at Sheldon Museum of Art

Date: Time: 4:00 pm–7:00 pm Location: Sheldon Museum of Art
Start your weekend off with Sheldon First Friday. Decorate a locally grown mini pumpkin, make a button, learn about local farms and foods, and enjoy light refreshments. Explore the fall semester exhibitions, too. The museum is open until 7 p.m.
This event originated in Sheldon Museum of Art.

First Friday at the Great Plains Art Museum

Date: Time: 5:00 pm–7:00 pm Location: Great Plains Art Museum
The Great Plains Art Museum is open late for Lincoln’s First Friday Art Walk on Oct 7, 5-7 p.m.
This event originated in Center for Great Plains Studies.

Lincoln Prison Book Project x Nebraska Writers Collective Book Drive & Reading

First Friday Fundraiser

Date: Time: 5:30 pm–7:30 pm Location: Francie & Finch Bookshop
Friday, October 7th, the Nebraska Writers Project and the Lincoln Prison Book Project will host a reading and book drive to support the LPBP’s mission of donating books to Nebraska prisons. The reading will feature performances from Ryan Boyland, …
This event originated in Department of English.

Into the Matrix

Intro to Basic Server Functionality

Date: Time: 6:30 pm–8:30 pm Location: L-NU Platte River Room South
In computing, a server is a piece of computer hardware or software (computer program) that provides functionality for other programs or devices, called “clients”. The role of a server is to share data as well as to share resources and distribute work …
This event originated in Operating Systems and Open Source Group.

LIFE IN LINCOLN: First Friday Artwalk

hosted by Student Leadership, Involvement, & Community Engagement and International Student and Scholar Office

Date: Time: 6:30 pm Location: Nebraska Union
A weekly series every Friday evening for UNL students to gather and enjoy a nearby activity or tour to sample and learn about the local Lincoln culture, neighborhoods, and people.

Bingo Night

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

Date: Time: 7:00 pm Location: Nebraska Union
Play for free to win amazing prize packages at a huge one-night game. It’s not video bingo, virtual bingo, or even paper-and-dauber-style bingo…this is gonna be CLASSIC BINGO w/ the sliding-window bingo cards you mighta played at family reunions …

Ongoing Events

Spin Challenge

Date: Time: All Day Location: Campus Recreation Center
How many miles can you spin during the month of October?
This event originated in Fitness.

Charting Our Path: Celebrating 50 Years of Black Studies Traveling Exhibit

The exhibit celebrates the 50 years of Black Studies at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, sharing both the triumphs and turbulent history of one of the oldest Black Studies departments in the nation.

Date: Time: All Day Location: Love Library North & Link
This 4-panel traveling exhibit shares historical snapshots of one of the oldest Black Studies departments in the nation, highlighting debates over curriculum, attempts to downgrade the department to a program, and the mutual engagement between campus …
This event originated in Libraries.

“We Are All Related” (Mitakuye’ Oyasin) Conference

Date: Time: All Day Location: Nebraska East Union
Discussion and presentations from Indigenous speakers and faculty from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln covering a variety of topics including:
This event originated in Diversity at UNL.

The Wilds

Date: Time: All Day Location: Carson Theatre
Step into the world of The Wilds – a new mixed reality performance experience where movement instantly becomes music as emerging technology allows dancers to create an immersive journey of sound, light, and visual media in real time. Part mythology …

Nebraska Forum on Digital Humanities

Digital Legal Studies Plenary

Date: Time: 10:00 am–7:00 pm Location: Dinsdale Family Learning Commons
Scholarly discussion of digital legal projects and tools focused on histories of slavery and freedom-making, colonialism and anti-imperialism, and civil rights claims.

Blue Mounds & Palisades Climbing Trip

Climb & Overnight Adventure

Date: Time: All Day Location: Outdoor Adventures Center
Along the Minnesota and South Dakota border, Blue Mounds and Palisades State Parks house quality outdoor climbing just four hours from Lincoln. With 50-60 foot climbs, the Sioux Quartzite offers challenges for new climbers and veterans alike. This is …
This event originated in Outdoor Adventures.