All events are in Central time unless specified.

Wednesday, April 27

BSE Colloquium - Heather Akin

Communicating Science with Public Audiences

Date: Time: All Day Location: Chase Hall
Public communication and public engagement with science are increasingly valued in institutions of higher education. In this talk, Dr. Akin will discuss the concept of public communication of science, particularly focusing on how to effectively …
This event originated in Biological Systems Engineering.

NPOD seminar Alexis Stranahan (Augusta University)

“Lymphocyte trafficking via meningeal lymphatics regulates cognition in male and female mice with dietary obesity”

Date: Time: 12:00 am–1:00 pm Location: via Zoom
Dr. Stranahan is an Associate Professor in the Dept. of Neuroscience & Regenerative Medicine in the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University.

MS Thesis Defense - Ann Spilker

Outdoor Play in Preschool Childern: Parent atttudes and loose part play in urban settings

Date: Time: 9:00 am–10:00 am Location: Zoom Seminar
Outdoor play is an important aspect of young children’s health social-cognitive development. However, play in natural environments is declining due to urbanization and various safety concerns. Many urban preschools have outdoor play spaces that …
This event originated in School of Natural Resources.

Branding School

Date: Time: 10:00 am–5:00 pm Location: Cherry County Fairgrounds
UNL Beef Systems Extension, Nebraska Beef Quality Assurance, and Sandhills Cattle Association are hosting a Branding School April 27th, 2022. The program will include Dr. Ron Gill as a guest presenter as well as other industry professionals. It will …
This event originated in UNL Beef.

N2025 Strategic Plan Listening Session

Date: Time: 3:00 pm–4:00 pm Location: Nebraska Union
University leaders will host an N2025 strategic plan listening session for the campus community from 3 to 4 p.m. April 27 in the Nebraska Union’s Regency Suite.
This event originated in University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Ongoing Events

National Meat Animal Evaluation Contest

Date: Time: All Day Location: Lubbock, TX
This event originated in Animal Science.

Autism Awareness Month

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is in observance and not an event on campus.
Established to raise awareness about the developmental disorder that affects children’s normal development of social and communication skills.
This event originated in Diversity at UNL.

Diversity Month

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is in observance and not an event on campus.
Started in 2004 to recognize and honor the diversity surrounding us all. By celebrating differences and similarities during this month, organizers hope that people will get a deeper understanding of each other.
This event originated in Diversity at UNL.

The Festival of Ridvan

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is in observance and not an event on campus.
A holiday celebrated by those of the Baha’i Faith, commemorating the 12 days when Baha’u’llah, the prophet-founder, resided in a garden called Ridvan (Paradise) and publicly proclaimed His mission as God’s messenger for this age.
This event originated in Diversity at UNL.

Vaisakhi (also spelled Baisakhi)

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is in observance and not an event on campus.
The celebration the founding of the Sikh community as the Khalsa (community of the initiated) and the birth of the Khalsa.
This event originated in Diversity at UNL.