All events are in Central time unless specified.

Thursday, April 18


Legal Judgement and the Motivation for Justice

71st annual Nebraska Symposium on Motivation

All Day
Location: Nebraska Union Room: Auditorium Target Audiences:
The purpose of this symposium is to examine the antecedents of the motivation for justice, describe how that motivation activates and manifests in various legal institutions (i.e., elections, legislatures, courts, and executive offices), and trace …
This event originated in Psychology.

From Back Alley to the Border: Criminal Abortion in the 20th Century U.S.

U.S. Law and Race Initiative Webinar Series

9:30 am – 10:45 am
Virtual Location: Zoom
Target Audiences:
Join our American Constitutional History class for a discussion with guest speaker Professor Alicia Gutierrez-Romine (California State University, San Bernardino), author of “From Back Alley to the Border: Criminal Abortion in California, 1920-1969.”
This event originated in U.S. Law and Race Initiative.

Writing Your Data Management Plan

12:00 pm
Virtual Location: Online via zoom
Target Audiences:
Most grant applications now require a data management plan (DMP) that describes measures that investigators will take to manage and protect research data during a project, and how they will proactively share data at the end of a project. But DMP …
This event originated in Research Data.

Physics & Astronomy Colloquium

Precision Measurement of the Quantum Vacuum with Multi-Petawatt Lasers

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Location: Jorgensen Hall Room: 136 Target Audiences:
Dr. Wendell Hill of the University of Maryland will present his colloquium topic, “Precision Measurement of the Quantum Vacuum with Multi-Petawatt Lasers” in person.
This event originated in Physics.
Reading - Fiction/poetry

Uche Okonkwo book launch for A KIND OF MADNESS

A reading, conversation, and reception

6:00 pm
Location: Francie & Finch Bookshop Target Audiences:
With the release of her debut short story collection, A KIND OF MADNESS, Uche Okonkwo will read from her work and discuss it with Timothy Schaffert, director of the Creative Writing Program. In vivid, evocative prose, A KIND OF MADNESS (an Oprah …
This event originated in English.