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6 Week Calendar of Events

8/22/14

CASNR Freshman Luau11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Hardin Hall

CASNR Dean's Office

Special Events shuttle bus will start running from the Henzlik Bus Stop at 11:15 am.

Commuter Students Gathering and Dinner4:15 pm

Meet outside southeast corner of The Village

Student Affairs

Meet orientation leaders between 4:15-4:30. (You may park in the green Commuter lot just south of the Village or, because it is after 3:00 pm, you may also park in the red Faculty lot to the south. If additional parking is needed, go to the Commuter lot west of 14th & Avery Garage.) We will leave at 4:30 to walk to the Convocation at the Devaney together. After the Convocation, dinner will be provided at the dining hall. At 6:45, a session will take place in the Union Auditorium about resources for academic success and how to make the most of your experience as a commuter student. After the formal presentation, we will break into groups to give you the opportunity to meet other commuter students. Finally, we will all go to the Tunnel Walk together!

Transfer Student Welcome4:30 pm

Nebraska Union

All transfer students are welcome to attend and kick-off their arrival at UNL! For more information contact Heather Ockenfels at hockenfels@unl.edu or 402-472-1880

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New Student Convocation5:00 pm

Devaney Center

New Student Enrollment

Where does tradition begin? To answer to this question, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln began welcoming new students 1931 in a formal ceremony. Doors open at 4:15 arrive no later than 4:45 to the Devaney Center. Featured speakers include: Chancellor Harvey Perlman and Student Government President, Kevin Knudson..

Student Residence Floor Meetings and Dinner6:00 pm

Respective Residence Hall

University Housing

The resident assistant on your floor will have information about the time your floor will be eating dinner and the location of your first floor meeting.

The Cornhusker Marching Band Exhibition7:00 pm

Memorial Stadium

Cornhusker Marching Band

More information to come.

Tunnel Walk and Pictures8:30 pm

Memorial Stadium

New Student Enrollment

New students are invited to become initiated into the Sea of Red, “the Tunnel Walk.” Students line up outside Memorial Stadium at Gate 15. Be sure to be there by 8:15. Wear a red shirt and be a part of the picture on Tom Osborne field with other members of the class of 2018.

Pep Rally8:45 pm

Memorial Stadium

Nebraska Athletics

Immediately following the group picture on the field, Husker Athletics will welcome you. Sing the Hukser fight song, learn Nebraska cheers, and hear from current Husker athletes. A great way prepare for the upcoming Volleyball, Soccer and Football seasons.

Husker Mania9:00 pm

Campus Rec Center

Campus Recreation

Join us immediately following the Pep Rally to enjoy free food, entertainment, games, and prizes in the Campus Rec Center. Celebrate your campus arrival with local and national businesses, campus organizations & clubs, UNL Intramural Sports, Outdoor Adventures, Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers, Pepsi, UNL Computer & Phone Store, Fitness & Wellness, and over 30 sport clubs.

8/23/14

All Learning Community Welcome Event9:00 am

Mabel Lee Fields

If it rains the location will be moved to the Cook Pavilion. For more information contact Jordan Black at jblack2@unl.edu or 402-472-0698

Find Your Fit9:00 am - 11:00 am

Campus Rec Center

Campus Recreation

Learn about our fitness programs including strength training & conditioning, group fitness and personal training in addition to exploring our strength, functional and cardio equipment

Travel the Trails11:00 am

Outdoor Adventure Center

Campus Recreation

Find your way to a 5K walk or jog so you know where to access the trails when you are ready to take on the outstanding Lincoln trail system.

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Ice Cream Ride11:00 am

Outdoor Adventures Center

Campus Recreation

Bring your own or borrow a bike from Outdoor Adventures and enjoy a ride through the Lincoln bike trails ending your journey with a an ice cream treat. Registration is limited. Register beginning August 22 through crec.unl.edu or at Husker Mania

Class Schedule Tours1:00 pm

Nebraska Union

Tours begin every half hour until 3:30 pm. More information to come.

Rock the Rec1:00 pm

Outdoor Adventures Center

Try your hand at the climbing facility in our brand new Outdoor Adventure Center.

OASIS Kickoff: Celebration of Cultures3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Green Space

OASIS

For more information contact Ashley DiGregorio at adigregorio2@unl.edu or 402-472-5860

Ice Cream Ride4:00 pm

Outdoor Adventures Center

Campus Recreation

Bring your own or borrow a bike from Outdoor Adventures and enjoy a ride through the Lincoln bike trails ending your journey with an ice cream treat. Registration is limited. Register beginning August 22 through crec.unl.edu or at Husker Mania

Find Your Fit5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Campus Rec Center

Campus Recreation

Learn about our fitness programs including strength training & conditioning, group fitness and personal training in addition to exploring our strength, functional and cardio equipment

Rock the Rec6:00 pm

Outdoor Adventures Center

Campus Recreation

Try your hand at the climbing facility in our brand new Outdoor Adventure Center.

Party at the Union9:30 pm

Nebraska Union

Student Involvement

One of the most widely attended student events of the school year and serves as a great way to meet and have fun with other students. Party at the Union is held in the Nebraska Union and on the Plaza and includes activities such as: karaoke, caricature artist, Xbox & PS3 games, improv comedy, student group concerts, a DJ on the Plaza and more! Party at the Union ends with a pancake feed where students can enjoy a late night (or early morning?) breakfast.

Pancake BreakfastMidnight

Nebraska Union Plaza

Student Involvement and Nebraska Unions

More information to come.

8/24/14

Out of State Student Gathering3:00 pm

Heritage Room

New Student Enrollment

Meet your fellow out-of-state students and leaders. We will divide according to state and meet each other in small groups..

Go Abroad BIG with a CBA Study Abroad Program - Information Session4:00 pm

Hamilton Hall 102

CBA Study Abroad Programs

Thinking about studying abroad? The College of Business Administration (CBA) sponsors five Education Abroad programs including the Nebraska at Oxford Program, the CIMBA (Italy) Program, the Senshu University Business, Culture, and Language Program (Japan), the Business and Cultural Discovery in China Program, and the France Business School Program. Come learn more about these five education abroad opportunities through this information session.

For more information about any of these program individually, contact the CBA Undergraduate Programs Office in CBA 114 or at (402) 472-2310 or the UNL Education Abroad Office in Love Library South 127 or at (402) 472-5358.

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Mass & Waffle Breakfast10:00 am

Nebraska Union Centennial Room

Newman Center - St. Thomas Aquinas

Mass at 10am and 11:30 am in the Centennial Room followed by breakfast in the Ballroom. Additional Mass schedule at 5:30 pm and 10:00 pm in the Nebraska Union Centennial Room.

Welcome Festival6:30 pm

Stadium Loop

New Student Enrollment

Local business, food vendors, and student organizations line the middle of campus to showcase what they have to offer new students. Come eat, mingle and win prizes!

8/25/14

Stay Connected-Help to Get Your Laptop Registered on Campus WIFI8:00 am - 3:00 pm

Outside Love Libraries

UNL Libraries

Staff from the UNL Libraries will be outside of Love Library during the first 2 days of classes to help you get your laptop (or other device) registered on the UNL Campus wireless network. Look for us near the entrance of Love Library North on August 25 & 26 from 8:00 am-3:00 pm each day and bring your laptop, stop by for assistance, and stay connected.

1st Week Welcome8:00 am

CBA

CBA RSO's

More information to come.

Stay Connected- Help to Get Your Laptop Registered on Campus WIFI8:00 am

Outside of Love Library

UNL Libraries

Staff from the UNL Libraries will be outside of Love Library during the first 2 days of classes to help you get your laptop (or other device) registered on the UNL Campus wireless network. Look for us near the entrance of Love Library North on August 25 & 26 from 8:00 am-3:00 pm each day and bring your laptop, stop by for assistance, and stay connected.

8/26/14

Stay Connected-Help to Get Your Laptop Registered on Campus WIFI8:00 am - 3:00 pm

Outside Love Libraries

UNL Libraries

Staff from the UNL Libraries will be outside of Love Library during the first 2 days of classes to help you get your laptop (or other device) registered on the UNL Campus wireless network. Look for us near the entrance of Love Library North on August 25 & 26 from 8:00 am-3:00 pm each day and bring your laptop, stop by for assistance, and stay connected.

8/27/14

Rock the Block5:00 pm

16th Street & Vine Street

Engineering Student Services

Celebrate your return to campus at the College of Engineering's annual Rock the Block party. All undergraduate and graduate students, as well as the college's faculty and staff, are welcome to attend. Inflatable games, food, and music will be provided at the event. For more information contact David Williams dwilliams5@unl.edu or 402-472-8309

8/28/14

East Campus Welcome4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Nebraska East Union

Student Involvement

Student organizations from across campus will have displays and information available.

Free Planetarium Fulldome Show7:00 pm

Morrill Hall

University of Nebraska State Museum - Morrill Hall

Mueller Planetarium will present "Firefall” on the 30' digital fulldome screen in Morrill Hall. "Firefall" explores the history of comets and asteroids shaping earth’s surface. Terrifying and majestic, see how these invaders from space are capable of both destruction and delivery of organic materials necessary for life.

Second Chance Cinema: Outdoor Edition7:00 pm

Nebraska Union Greenspace

University Program Council

Free for Students, Faculty, Staff, and Public. For more information contact Nora Williams at nora.w@cox.net or 402-472-8146

8/29/14

Big Red Rave9:00 pm

Nebraska Union Centennial Room

Campus Nightlife

This DJ dance is a fantastic opportunity for first year students to socialize and engage with peers. Start your year off right!

9/2/14

Improve your business experience7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Nebraska Union

Delta Sigma Pi

For more information contact Hailey Bedore at Hailey.bedore@yahoo.com or 402-616-6440

UPC Poster & Print Sale9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Nebraska Union Rotunda Gallery

University Program Council

The poster & print sale will be running from Tuesday, September 2nd to Friday, September 5th. For more information contact Nora Williams at nora.w@cox.net or 402-472-8146

"How to Fund your Experience Abroad Week": Scholarship Informational Session10:00 am - 11:00 am

Education Abroad Office Conference Room (Love South 127)

Education Abroad Office

Learn about scholarships available to study, intern, research or volunteer abroad!

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Open House11:00 am

University Health Center

University Health Center

Stop by any time to learn more about the University Health Center's services. There will be games, prizes, and ice cream!

"How to Fund your Experience Abroad Week": Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Informational Session3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Regency B in the Union

Education Abroad Office

Learn about the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to study or intern abroad!

Workshop: Time Management, Motivation & Procrastination4:00 pm

Love Library South 110

First-Year Experience and Transition Programs

First-Year Experience and Transition Programs are designed to help students feel at home on campus, connect them with resources, and help build academic skills for success at UNL.

Find Your Library Study Spot5:00 pm

Love Library, User Services Desk

UNL Libraries

Take 10-15 minutes out of your day and come to Love Library to find your study spot for the semester. Join one of our student Peer Guides for a 10-15 minute tour of Love Library to see everything the library has to offer. Tours are free and given by library peer guides starting at the Love South user services desk. Learn about the upcoming learning commons and see all of the spots for your possible future study space. These tours will be quick and a free giveaway will be included at the end for participating.

Engineering Student Involvement Fair4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Othmer 1st Floor Lobby

This is an engineering student organization involvement fair and is a homework assignment for the ENGR 10 freshmen seminar course. It is open to all engineering students. For more information contact David Williams at dwilliams5@unl.edu or 402-472-8309

First-Year Commuter Student Fair and Social7:00 pm

C.Y. Thompson Library - main floor

First-Year Experience and Transition Programs

All first-year commuter students are invited to attend and meet other students who live off-campus. The first 40 students will receive a prize and everyone in attendance had a change to win more prizes. Additionally, awesome campus services will be available for questions. Come and meet new students and learn how to get connected at UNL!

9/3/14

"How to Fund your Experience Abroad Week": Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Informational Session10:30 am - 11:00 am

Regency B-C in the Union

Education Abroad Office

Learn how the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship can help you intern or study abroad!

Service-Learning Fair11:00 am

Nebraska Union Plaza (Rain Site Nebraska Union Ballroom)

Center for Civic Engagement

Make a Difference serving the Lincoln Community

The Center for Civic Engagement is pleased to hold its Annual Fall Service-Learning Fair on Wednesday, September 3rd from 11 am - 1 pm at the Nebraska Union Plaza. Approximately 40 Lincoln non-profit organization will be in attendance. It is an excellent opportunity to learn about potential service sites, and enjoy live music and MASA Taco Sales.

For more information visit engage.unl.edu.

Workshop: Reading Strategies2:00 pm

Love Library South 110

First-Year Experience and Transition Programs

First-Year Experience and Transition Programs are designed to help students feel at home on campus, connect them with resources, and help build academic skills for success at UNL.

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Find Your Library Study Spot3:00 pm or 6:30 pm

Love Library, User Services Desk

UNL Libraries

Take 10-15 minutes out of your day and come to Love Library to find your study spot for the semester. Join one of our student Peer Guides for a 10-15 minute tour of Love Library to see everything the library has to offer. Tours are free and given by library peer guides starting at the Love South user services desk. Learn about the upcoming learning commons and see all of the spots for your possible future study space. These tours will be quick and a free giveaway will be included at the end for participating.

"How to Fund your Experience Abroad Week": Scholarship Informational Session3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Education Abroad Office Conference Room (Love South 127)

Education Abroad Office

Learn about scholarships to help you study, intern, research or volunteer abroad!

Student Insurance 1015:30 pm

University Health Center

University Health Center

Get easy-to-understand information about the new StudentBlue Student Health Insurance plan. Food will be provided.

9/4/14

"How to Fund your Experience Abroad Week": Scholarship Informational Session10:00 am - 11:00 am

Education Abroad Office Conference Room (Love South 127)

Education Abroad Office

Learn about scholarships to help you study, intern, research or volunteer abroad!

Student Insurance 10112:00 pm

University Health Center

University Health Center

Get easy-to-understand information about the new StudentBlue Student Health Insurance plan. Food will be provided.

Meet & Greet3:00 pm

Wick Alumni Center

Scarlet Guard

Every fall, Scarlet Guard* welcomes members and those looking to join Scarlet Guard back to campus with an open-house style event. This year's Meet & Greet features a cookout and tailgate games in the Holling Garden at the Wick Alumni Center. Don’t be surprised if a few special guests stop by!
*Scarlet Guard, UNL's student alumni association, provides students the ultimate Husker experience.

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Open House3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

346 Nebraska Union

LGBTQA Resource Center

More information to come

"How to Fund your Experience Abroad Week": Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Informational Session3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Regency B in the Union

Education Abroad Office

Learn about scholarships to help you study, intern, research or volunteer abroad!

Free Planetarium Fulldome Show7:00 pm

Morrill Hall

University of Nebraska State Museum - Morrill Hall

Mueller Planetarium will present "Firefall” on the 30' digital fulldome screen in Morrill Hall. "Firefall" explores the history of comets and asteroids shaping earth’s surface. Terrifying and majestic, see how these invaders from space are capable of both destruction and delivery of organic materials necessary for life.

Mandatory Meeting for New Freshmen7:00 pm

Nebraska East Union

CASNR Dean's Office

More information to come.

Magician Daniel Martin7:30 pm

Nebraska Union Centennial Room

University Program Council

Free for UNL Students. $5.00 for Faculty, Staff, Public.

9/5/14

"How to Fund Your Experience Abroad Week": Scholarship Informational Session Scholarship Informational Session10:30 am - 11:30 am

Regency B in the Union

Education Abroad Office

Learn about scholarships to help you study, intern, research or volunteer abroad!

"How to Fund Your Experience Abroad Week": Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Informational Session3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Education Abroad Office Conference Room (Love South 127)

Education Abroad Office

Learn how the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship can help you intern or study abroad!

First Friday September: A Big Red Welcome5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Sheldon Museum of Art

Sheldon Museum of Art

Sheldon Museum of Art invites the UNL community to join in the Lincoln tradition of First Friday art walks. From 5 to 7 p.m. on September 5, the museum will celebrate with games, food, and an appearance by one of the Cornhusker pep bands.

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Multicultural Greek Stroll Off5:00 pm

Nebraska Union Ballroom

Office of Academic Success & Intercultural Services

For more information contact Ashley DiGregorio at adigregorio2@unl.edu or 402-472-5860

Intensity Game Show8:00 pm

Nebraska Union Centennial Room

Campus NightLife

Come out to the Intensity Game Show for a fun, interactive trivia game with chances to win CASH PRIZES!

9/7/14

9/11 National Day of Service1:00 pm

Nebraska Union Ballroom

Center for Civic Engagement

The 9/11 National Day of service is an event that began in 2002 in remembrance of the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. People nationwide gather together on the anniversary of this day and serve their communities to honor the victims, survivors, firefighters and law enforcement personnel who responded to the attacks.

If you would like to honor these individuals, you can register for UNL's 9/11 National Day of Service scheduled for September 7, 2014 from 1-4 pm. Registration closes on Thursday, September 4th at 5:00 pm. You can register at http://involved-apps.unl.edu/a/NationalDay/

9/8/14

Workshop: Time Management, Motivation & Procrastination3:00 pm

Love Library South 110

First-Year Experience and Transition Programs

First-Year Experience and Transition Programs are designed to help students feel at home on campus, connect them with resources, and help build academic skills for success at UNL.

Find Your Library Study Spot4:00 pm or 7:00 pm

Love Library, User Services Desk

UNL Libraries

Take 10-15 minutes out of your day and come to Love Library to find your study spot for the semester. Join one of our student Peer Guides for a 10-15 minute tour of Love Library to see everything the library has to offer. Tours are free and given by library peer guides starting at the Love South user services desk. Learn about the upcoming learning commons and see all of the spots for your possible future study space. These tours will be quick and a free giveaway will be included at the end for participating.

Traffic Safety 1014:30 pm

Lincoln, NE

Outdoor Adventures

This class teaches adult bicyclists how to use a bicycle with confidence and competence for pleasure, utility and sport under various highway, climate, terrain and traffic conditions. Class time is spent on your bike doing drills to build your bike handling skills and riding on the streets as a part of traffic. Each class will cover three levels:

  • Bicycle handling drills in the parking lot
  • Bicycling
  • Enjoying the ride
9/9/14

CASNR Education Abroad Fair11:00 am

Nebraska East Union

CASNR Education Abroad

More information to come.

'Quick Tips' Research Series: Find it Fast and Finish the Paper on Time2:10 pm

Love Library, Room 111

UNL Libraries

Just received your first research paper assignment and don't know where to start? Need more information and don't know where to find it? Come and find out how to devise a research strategy that will get you on track to completing that research paper.

Mandatory Meeting for New Transfers3:30 pm

Nebraska East Union

CASNR Dean's Office

More information to come.

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Workshop: Reading Strategies4:00 pm

Love Library South 110

First-Year Experience and Transition Programs

First-Year Experience and Transition Programs are designed to help students feel at home on campus, connect them with resources, and help build academic skills for success at UNL.

Traffic Safety 1014:30 pm

Lincoln, NE

Outdoor Adventures

This class teaches adult bicyclists how to use a bicycle with confidence and competence for pleasure, utility and sport under various highway, climate, terrain and traffic conditions. Class time is spent on your bike doing drills to build your bike handling skills and riding on the streets as a part of traffic. Each class will cover three levels:

  • Bicycle handling drills in the parking lot
  • Bicycling
  • Enjoying the ride

Find Your Library Study Spot5:00 pm or 6:30 pm

Love Library, User Services Desk

UNL Libraries

Take 10-15 minutes out of your day and come to Love Library to find your study spot for the semester. Join one of our student Peer Guides for a 10-15 minute tour of Love Library to see everything the library has to offer. Tours are free and given by library peer guides starting at the Love South user services desk. Learn about the upcoming learning commons and see all of the spots for your possible future study space. These tours will be quick and a free giveaway will be included at the end for participating.

9/10/14

Bike Fest10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Nebraska Union Plaza

Campus Recreation

BikeFest promotes biking as a safe, practice and economical form of transportation, especially on campus. The event includes drawings for fun, bike-related prizes and a bike-powered smoothie machine. BikeFest also provides bike maintenance and safety tips, a guide to scenic bike trails around the Lincoln area and other educational materials.

UNL Spiritual Life11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Centennial Room, second floor of the Nebraska Union

Informal forum to meet religious and spiritual leaders from campus and the community.

Workshop: Note Taking Strategies2:00 pm

Love Library South 110

First-Year Experience and Transition Programs

First-Year Experience and Transition Programs are designed to help students feel at home on campus, connect them with resources, and help build academic skills for success at UNL.

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College of Arts & Sciences New Student Ice Cream Social4:30 pm

Green Space Area between Oldfather Hall; Burnett Hall; Bessey Hall; and Andrews Halle

College of Arts and Sciences Academic and Career Advising Center

This event is a meet-and-greet for all new incoming freshmen and transfer students of the College of Arts and Sciences. Representatives from a variety of majors will be present along with the Academic and Career Advising Center staff and student ambassadors to visit with students. Those who attend will receive free ice cream and one of the new college of Arts and Sciences t-shirts.

Find Your Library Study Spot3:00 pm or 7:00 pm

Love Library, User Services Desk

UNL Libraries

Take 10-15 minutes out of your day and come to Love Library to find your study spot for the semester. Join one of our student Peer Guides for a 10-15 minute tour of Love Library to see everything the library has to offer. Tours are free and given by library peer guides starting at the Love South user services desk. Learn about the upcoming learning commons and see all of the spots for your possible future study space. These tours will be quick and a free giveaway will be included at the end for participating.


First PBL Regular Meeting7:00 pm

Nebraska Union

UNL Phi Beta Lambda

Want to be involved in a business organization that provides opportunities for professional networking, resume-enhancing leadership roles, and competing at a national level? PBL has these features and so much more. Food will be provided - join us at our first meeting to learn more about everything you can do through the organization!

Following meetings will be held every other Wednesday at 7:00 PM in the Union.

To learn more about UNL Phi Beta Lambda, visit our page at huskerpbl.org. Like our page at facebook.com/huskerpbl and follow us on twitter @UNLFBLAPBL for updates and reminders for meetings!

An Intimate Evening with Mary Lambert7:30 pm

Nebraska Union Centennial Room

University Program Council

Free for students with valid NCard. $10 for Faculty, Staff, and Public. For more information contact Nora Williams at nora.w@cox.net or 402-472-8146

9/11/14

Club Fair11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Nebraska Union Plaza and Green Space

Student Involvement

This event is for any student looking to find a student organization. For more information contact Student Involvement at involved@unl.edu

CBA Organizational Fair11:00 am - 3:00 pm

CBA

CBA RSO's

More information to come.

Free Planetarium Fulldome Show7:00 pm

Morrill Hall

University of Nebraska State Museum - Morrill Hall

Mueller Planetarium will present "Firefall” on the 30' digital fulldome screen in Morrill Hall. "Firefall" explores the history of comets and asteroids shaping earth’s surface. Terrifying and majestic, see how these invaders from space are capable of both destruction and delivery of organic materials necessary for life.

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Mini Golf Night7:00 pm

Adventure Golf - S 56th St. and Old Cheney Rd.

East Campus Programs

More information to come.

Pre-Nursing Club7:30 pm

The Union

Pre-Nursing Club

More information to come.

9/12/14

Weekend Canoeing Trip the Dismal River4:00 pm

Mullen, NE

Outdoor Adventures

More Information to come.

9/13/14

Day Hike @ Platte River State Park8:00 am

Louisville, NE

Outdoor Adventures

This event includes transportation, lunch at the activity site, all activity-related gear, leadership, and instruction are provided by Outdoor Adventures. The trip cost does not include personal clothing and equipment, or meals outside of the activity site.

9/16/14

C.Y. Thompson Open House11:00 am - 3:00 pm

C.Y. Thompson Library

UNL Libraries

C.Y. Thompson Library on East Campus invites you to an open house on Tuesday, September 16th. The open house will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. inside and outside of the building. Activities will include refreshments, information about Libraries’ services, information resources, study spaces and prize drawings. All are welcome, hope to see you there!

Exhibition opening: "Things Speak: Storied Objects from Lincoln Collections"5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Sheldon Museum of Art

Sheldon Museum of Art

More information to come.

9/17/14

Taste of UNL2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Union Green Space

Daily Nebraskan

Try free food samples from area restaurants and businesses. Rain date: Sept. 18.

9/18/14

Free Planetarium Fulldome Show7:00 pm

Morrill Hall

University of Nebraska State Museum - Morrill Hall

Mueller Planetarium will present "Firefall” on the 30' digital fulldome screen in Morrill Hall. "Firefall" explores the history of comets and asteroids shaping earth’s surface. Terrifying and majestic, see how these invaders from space are capable of both destruction and delivery of organic materials necessary for life.

Movie on the Mall: 22 Jump Street9:00 pm

East Campus Mall

Campus NightLife

More information to come.

9/19/14

Backpacking Weekend Halsey National Foreset4:00 pm

Halsey, NE

Outdoor Adventures

This event includes transportation to and from Nebraska National Forest. Food at activity site (You are responsible for your own food during the travels to and from Nebraska National Forest), Backpacking Gear (Backpack, Stoves, Cook sets, etc), Camping Gear (Tent, Sleeping Bag, etc), Camping Fees/Permits, Trip Leaders, Trip Insurance.

"Ain't I a Woman" with Laverne Cox7:30 pm

Nebraska Union Centennial Room

University Program Council

Free for students with valid NCard. $10 for Faculty, Staff, and Public. From The Netflix Hit Series "Orange is the New Black” This is a cosponsorship with the LGBTQA Resource Center.

9/22/14

CASNR Blood Drive9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Nebraska East Union

CASNR Dean's Office

More information to come.

Workshop: Reading Strategies3:00 pm

Love Library South 110

First-Year Experience and Transition Programs

First-Year Experience and Transition Programs are designed to help students feel at home on campus, connect them with resources, and help build academic skills for success at UNL.

9/23/14

Education Abroad FAIR11:00 am - 2:00 pm

City Campus Union

Education Abroad Office

Learn more about all the opportunities to go abroad this year!

Workshop: Note Taking Strategies4:00 pm

Love Library South 110

First-Year Experience and Transition Programs

First-Year Experience and Transition Programs are designed to help students feel at home on campus, connect them with resources, and help build academic skills for success at UNL.

9/24/14

CASNR Practice Career Fair12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Nebraska East Union

CASNR Dean's Office

Network and practice our introductions to employers.

Workshop: Time Management, Motivation & Procrastination2:00 pm

Love Library South 110

First-Year Experience and Transition Programs

First-Year Experience and Transition Programs are designed to help students feel at home on campus, connect them with resources, and help build academic skills for success at UNL.

'Quick Tips' Research Series: Find it Fast and Finish the Paper on Time3:10 pm

Love Library, Room 111

UNL Libraries

Just received your first research paper assignment and don't know where to start? Need more information and don't know where to find it? Come and find out how to devise a research strategy that will get you on track to completing that research paper.

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Go Abroad BIG with a CBA Study Abroad Program - Information Session4:00 pm

CBA 105

CBA Study Abroad Programs

Thinking about studying abroad? The College of Business Administration (CBA) sponsors five Education Abroad programs including the Nebraska at Oxford Program, the CIMBA (Italy) Program, the Senshu University Business, Culture, and Language Program (Japan), the Business and Cultural Discovery in China Program, and the France Business School Program. Come learn more about these five education abroad opportunities through this information session.

For more information about any of these program individually, contact the CBA Undergraduate Programs Office in CBA 114 or at (402) 472-2310 or the UNL Education Abroad Office in Love Library South 127 or at (402) 472-5358.

'Quick Tips' Research Series: Reading Those Long Articles4:10 pm

Love Library, Room 111

UNL Libraries

Having trouble reading and digesting those long scholarly articles for your assignments? Come and get some tips on how to read a scholarly article in the sciences, humanities and social sciences.

9/25/14

Illinois BEAT Shirt12:20 pm

City Union Plaza

Scarlet Guard

Every fall, Scarlet Guard* welcomes members and those looking to join Scarlet Guard back to campus with an open-house style event. This year's Meet & Greet features a cookout and tailgate games in the Holling Garden at the Wick Alumni Center. Don’t be surprised if a few special guests stop by!
*Scarlet Guard, UNL's student alumni association, provides students the ultimate Husker experience.

Free Planetarium Fulldome Show7:00 pm

Morrill Hall

University of Nebraska State Museum - Morrill Hall

Mueller Planetarium will present "Firefall” on the 30' digital fulldome screen in Morrill Hall. "Firefall" explores the history of comets and asteroids shaping earth’s surface. Terrifying and majestic, see how these invaders from space are capable of both destruction and delivery of organic materials necessary for life.

Homecoming Concert8:00 pm

East Campus Mall

University Program Council

Headliner will be announced after August 17th. If it rains the location will be moved to Lancaster Events Center. Theme: Celebrating 125 Years of Nebraska Football. Cosponsors: KX96.9, ASUN, Burr-Fedde, CASNR, Iron N, Student Involvement.

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UNL Homecoming Concert8:00 pm

Nebraska East Campus Mall

University Program Council

More Information to come.

9/26/14

Homecoming Pep Rally and Jester Competition6:45 pm

City Union Plaza

Scarlet Guard

The Nebraska Alumni Association and Scarlet Guard* are the proud hosts of this ultimate school spirit event that caps off homecoming week. Come be part of this electric event, get energized for the homecoming football game and watch student representatives compete to win the title of “Homecoming Jester” – biggest Husker fan.
*Scarlet Guard, UNL's student alumni association, provides students the ultimate Husker experience.

9/28/14

Free Skate Nights for UNL students9:30 pm - Midnight

UNL Innovation Campus

Campus Recreation

Grab a friend and join us on at the Ice Box at UNL's Innovation Campus! Admission is free for all UNL students with a current N-Card and $6 for general public. Skate rental is $3 per pair.

9/29/14

Workshop: Test Taking Strategies3:00 pm

Love Library South 110

First-Year Experience and Transition Programs

First-Year Experience and Transition Programs are designed to help students feel at home on campus, connect them with resources, and help build academic skills for success at UNL.

9/30/14

Workshop: Study Skills to Improve your Long-Term Memory4:00 pm

Love Library South 110

First-Year Experience and Transition Programs

First-Year Experience and Transition Programs are designed to help students feel at home on campus, connect them with resources, and help build academic skills for success at UNL.

10/01/14

Workshop: What is your ideal Study Environment2:00 pm

Love Library South 110

First-Year Experience and Transition Programs

First-Year Experience and Transition Programs are designed to help students feel at home on campus, connect them with resources, and help build academic skills for success at UNL.

'Quick Tips' Research Series: Find the 'good stuff' on the Web3:10 pm

Love Library, Room 111

UNL Libraries

Can't find the information you need on the Internet? Did Google give you too many hits? Come and learn how to use the Internet to find resources from open access journals and databases, Google books and Google scholar, and other free scholarly sources that you can use in your paper.

'Quick Tips' Research Series: Save Time and Organize! - Citation Management Quick Tips4:10 pm

Love Library, Room 111

UNL Libraries

Need help keeping track of your readings, articles and your citations? Come and learn about some free and subscription citation management tools that can help you organize and manage your articles and citations, give you access to your documents 24/7, and format your bibliography and in-text citations for your papers.

10/02/14

CASNR Career Fair10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Nebraska East Union

CASNR Dean's Office

More information to come

Ag Olympics4:00 pm

East Campus Mall

East Campus Programs

More information to come.

Free Planetarium Fulldome Show7:00 pm

Morrill Hall

University of Nebraska State Museum - Morrill Hall

Mueller Planetarium will present "Firefall” on the 30' digital fulldome screen in Morrill Hall. "Firefall" explores the history of comets and asteroids shaping earth’s surface. Terrifying and majestic, see how these invaders from space are capable of both destruction and delivery of organic materials necessary for life.

10/04/14

Husker Watch Party7:00 pm

Memorial Stadium

Campus NightLife

Come watch the Huskers take on Purdue State from the Jumbo Screen inside Memorial Stadium! Join Campus NightLife for the UNL vs. Michigan State game. Doors open at one hour before kick-off, kick-off is at 7:00pm. Campus NightLife will be providing free food, pepsi products, and prizes at half-time! Go Big Red!

10/15/14

'Quick Tips' Research Series: Save Time and Organize! - Citation Management Quick Tips3:10 pm

Love Library, Room 111

UNL Libraries

Need help keeping track of your readings, articles and your citations? Come and learn about some free and subscription citation management tools that can help you organize and manage your articles and citations, give you access to your documents 24/7, and format your bibliography and in-text citations for your papers.

'Quick Tips' Research Series: Find the 'good stuff' on the Web4:10 pm

Love Library, Room 111

UNL Libraries

Can't find the information you need on the Internet? Did Google give you too many hits? Come and learn how to use the Internet to find resources from open access journals and databases, Google books and Google scholar, and other free scholarly sources that you can use in your paper.

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