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6 Week Calender 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.

New Student Convocation5:00 pm

Devaney Center

New Student Enrollment

Doors open at 4:15 pm. More information to come.

Student Residence Floor Meetings and Dinner6:00 pm

Respective Residence Hall

University Housing

More information to come.

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Fraternity New Member Summit and BBQ6:00 pm

Nebraska Union

Greek Affairs

More information to come.

Commuter Students Gathering and Dinner6:15 pm

Nebraska Union

Student Affairs

More information to come.

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

Tunnel Walk and Pictures8:30 pm

Memorial Stadium

New Student Enrollment

More information to come.

Pep Rally9:10 pm

Memorial Stadium

Campus Recreation

More information to come.

Husker Mania9:00 pm

Campus Rec Center

Campus Recreation

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

Be a part of Husker Mania! Download, complete, and email the following form to gryland2@unl.edu - or print and mail - to reserve your spot today.

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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Chipotle Ice Cream Ride Registration11:00 am

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

Nebraska Union Plaza

OASIS

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

Travel the Trails4:00 pm

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

Chipotle Ice Cream Ride Registration4:00 pm

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

Sorority New Member Summit1:00 pm

Kimball Recital Hall

Greek Affairs

More information to come.

Out of State Student Gathering3:00 pm

Nebraska Union

New Student Enrollment

More information to come.

Welcome Festival6:30 pm

Stadium Loop

New Student Enrollment

More information to come.

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

CASNR Welcome Back Club Fair4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Nebraska East Union

CASNR Dean's Office

CASNR Clubs will be on display.

Second Chance Cinema: Outdoor Edition8:00 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

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

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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

9/3/14

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.

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.

9/5/14

Multicultural Greek Stroll Off6:00 pm

Nebraska Union Plaza

Office of Academic Success & Intercultural Services

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

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.

9/9/14

'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.

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.

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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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 Mandi Hulme at mandi.hulme@unl.edu or 402-472-8153

Pre-Nursing Club7:30 pm

The Union

Pre-Nursing Club

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.

9/19/14

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

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

9/22/14

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

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.

'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

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. For more information contact Nora Williams at nora.w@cox.net or 402-472-8146

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

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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