All events are in Central time unless specified.

Friday, October 21

Morning Coffee Ride

Biking Adventure

Date: Time: 7:00 am–9:00 am Location: Outdoor Adventures Center
Explore Lincoln, make new friends, and enjoy your morning coffee or tea. This relaxed
This event originated in Outdoor Adventures.

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.

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.

Bridge Program Recruitment & Search

Date: Time: 10:00 am Location: Zoom Meeting
The University of Nebraska Lincoln (UNL) has launched the BRIDGE (Breakthrough Recruitment for Inclusive Diversity Growth and Excellence) initiative. A major component of this initiative is the comprehensive guidance document for faculty and staff …
This event originated in Diversity at UNL.

Entomology Department Seminar featuring Dr. Richard “Rick” Boyles, Clemson University

Date: Time: 11:00 am–12:00 pm Location: Entomology Hall
Dr. Richard Boyles, assistant professor in the Plant & Environmental Sciences Department at Clemson University, will be the UNL Entomology Department’s featured speaker on Oct. 21st, 11 a.m. The title his seminar is “Harnessing diversity and …
This event originated in Entomology Calendar.

Husker Vote Coalition Table

Date: Time: 11:00 am–1:00 pm Location: Link, 1st Floor
The Husker Vote Coalition is a nonpartisan and student-led initiative that aims to increase voter registration, civic engagement, and voter turnout not only at the University of Nebraska- Lincoln, but in the community surrounding it.
This event originated in NIC Events Calendar.

Rural Fellows Student Information Webinar

Everything You Need to Know About Being a Rural Fellow

Date: Time: 11:00 am–12:00 pm Location: Filley Hall
In this webinar, the Rural Fellows team will cover all the logistics of serving as a Student Fellow in rural Nebraska communities for the summer of 2023. Talking points will include funding, timelines, expectations, outcomes, and the application …
This event originated in Rural Prosperity Nebraska.

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 .

Big Red Pawp-Up!

Therapy Dogs on Campus

Date: Time: 12:00 pm–1:30 pm Location: Nebraska East Union
De-stress and unwind by petting a pup! Certified therapy dogs will be outside of the East Union for students, staff, and faculty to take a pause to pet.
This event originated in Big Red Resilience & Well-being.

Building Inclusive Spaces for Gender Diverse Students

Date: Time: 12:00 pm–1:00 pm Location: Zoom
In this workshop, you will learn about the different things that you can do as an instructor to build a space that is more welcoming and inclusive of students of all genders. We’ll talk about appropriate terminology, including how to use pronouns …
This event originated in Graduate Studies Dates.

CESRC: Lunch and Learn

Environment, Sustainability, and Resilience Activities at UNL: Progress, Challenges, and Future Directions

Date: Time: 12:00 pm–1:00 pm Location: Online via Zoom
Since the adoption of UNL’s Environment, Sustainability, and Resilience (ESR) Master Plan in 2020, progress has been made in a variety of areas towards achieving the aspirational goals outlined in the plan. Results from the ESR Faculty, Staff, and …
This event originated in Sustainability.

IGNITE featuring Paul Vanouse

Date: Time: 12:30 pm–1:50 pm Location: Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts
Join us for IGNITE to hear from interdisciplinary artist Paul Vanouse, who will be discussing his most recent project, “Labor” (2019), a scent-based bio-media installation which produces the scent of human sweat – not with humans, but with …
This event originated in IGNITE Colloquium.

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.

Rural Fellows Community Information Webinar

Everything You Need to Know About Hosting Students in Your Community

Date: Time: 1:00 pm–2:00 pm Location: Filley Hall
In this webinar, the Rural Fellows team will cover all the logistics of hosting Student Fellows for rural Nebraska communities in the summer of 2023. Talking points will include funding, timelines, expectations, outcomes, and the application process …
This event originated in Rural Prosperity Nebraska.

Search Process Seminar

Date: Time: 1:30 pm–2:30 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.

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.

Reller Prairie Ribbon Cutting

Date: Time: 2:30 pm–4:30 pm Location: Reller Prairie Field Station
Please join us in celebrating the CAS Experiential Learning Hub at Reller Prairie. The School of Global Integrative Studies and School of Biological Sciences are pleased to announce that after many months of planning and hard work with our partners …
This event originated in CAS Career Development.

Agronomy & Horticulture Seminar – Javed Iqbal

Tackling Nitrogen As Necessary Evil: Impacts On Nebraska’s Cropping System and Water Quality

Date: Time: 3:30 pm Location: Keim Hall
Javed Iqbal, Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist of Soil Nutrient Management and Water Quality, Department of Agronomy and Horticulture, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, presents “Tackling Nitrogen As Necessary Evil: Impacts On Nebraska’s …
This event originated in Agronomy and Horticulture.

Earth & Atmospheric Sciences Stout Lecture

Date: Time: 3:30 pm Location: Bessey Hall
Melissa Breeden, NOAA Physical Sciences Laboratory, will present, “Subseasonal Forecasts of Opportunity Identified using a Linear Inverse Model.”
This event originated in Earth and Atmospheric Sciences.

Holiday for Little Huskers

Signup Deadline

Date: Time: 5:00 pm Location: Nebraska Union
Holiday for Little Huskers is a program providing gifts and personal items annually to the children of UNL students during the winter holiday season - at no cost to parents.
This event originated in Students with Children.

Little Aksarben

Date: Time: 5:00 pm–9:00 pm Location: Animal Sciences Complex
Undergraduate showmanship competition for all experience levels. Species include cattle, pigs, sheep and goats.
This event originated in Block and Bridle.

LIFE IN LINCOLN: Mana Games Cafe

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.

Basketball Skills Challenge

Play begins

Date: Time: 7:00 pm Location: Campus Recreation Center
Entry fee: FREE
This event originated in Intramural Sports.

Ruckman Public Lecture

Celestial Clocks and Ripples in Spacetime

Date: Time: 7:30 pm–8:30 pm Location: Nebraska Union
We are living in a sea of gravitational waves - ripples in spacetime predicted by Einstein’s General Relativity and observed directly by ground-based detectors over the last few years. Another method on the cusp of making its first observations …

Night of the Living Drag Show

hosted by LGBTQA+ Center and Spectrum UNL

Date: Time: 8:00 pm Location: Nebraska Union
Student and community volunteers perform songs in two acts of a Halloween-themed drag show. A short intermission will take place between the acts.
This event originated in LGBQTA+ Center & Women’s Center.

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.