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6 Week Calendar of Events

8/20/15

All-Learning Communities Welcome Event7:00 PM

Mabel Lee Fields (14th and W Streets)

Learning Commmunities

All Learning Community (LC) students are invited to join us to kick off the school year! Meet your faculty/staff sponsor and LC mentor, get to know the other students in your LC, and start to make new friends while participating in fun activities with your community.

8/21/15

CASNR Welcome Luau for New Freshman and Transfer Students11:30 AM

Nebraska East Union

CASNR Dean's Office

All incoming CASNR students (freshmen and transfer students) are invited for free food and games. Come meet other CASNR students as well as Deans, faculty and staff of the college.

CBA Back to School Bash3:00 PM to 6:00 PM

West Side of CBA

UNL College of Business Administration

Join the College of Business Administration for the 2015 Back to School Bash, Friday, August 21, 3-6 p.m on the west side of the CBA building. There will be pizza, drinks, prizes, live music by Lemon Fresh Day and much more. The CBA Back to School Bash is sponsored by Sandhills Publishing. Please RSVP at CBA Bash

Transfer Student Welcome4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Nebraska Union-Regency Room

First-Year Experience & Transition Programs

Meet other transfer students, meet the transfer peer mentors, and find out about resources and events for new transfer students.

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, Thien Chau.

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 2019.

Pep RallyFollowing "N" Formation

Memorial Stadium

Nebraska Athletics

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

Movie at the Grand

Marcus Lincoln Grand Cinema

1101 P St, Lincoln

Show your UNL ID and see any movie showing for $5. For more information go to www.marcustheatres.com

8/22/15

International Student Health Fair8:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center

University Health Center

Complete fun activities to learn important tips about taking care of your smile, eating healthy, and dental care, nutrition, and mental wellness.

Class Schedule Tours10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

The Crib in the Nebraska Union

New Student Enrollment

Want help finding where your fall classes are located? Orientation Leaders will be on hand to show you the academic buildings where your classes are located. Tours will leave every half an hour. Last tour will be 11:30am.

Boneyard Bash2:00 PM

Memorial Stadium - Enter through Gate 24

The Husker Football team and The Iron N’s Boneyard

The Husker Football team and The Iron N’s Boneyard, the official student section of Nebraska Football, invites all students to the first annual “Boneyard Bash” at Memorial Stadium. This event will include a first look at new head coach Mike Riley's 2015 Huskers with an open practice and will also feature free food, prizes, a short message from Coach Riley, along with other entertainment and surprises. Current students, make plans now to attend the Boneyard Bash to get ready for 2015 Nebraska Football Season!

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.

8/23/15

College Worship Hour11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

UNL Union - Centennial Room

Campus Impact (Berean College Group)

During the school year college students from many church backgrounds and life experiences gather each week to ask questions, grow with others and pursue God. No matter where you are in your spiritual journey, we'd love to walk with you.

Street Festival6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

Stadium Loop

New Student Enrollment

Thousands of students visit the Street Festival every year. Come interact with registered student organizations, departments on campus and local business. Enjoy prizes and free food.

8/24/15

Soap Carving Club Meeting9:30 PM to 11:00 PM

City Union Centennial Room

Soap Carving Club

Soap Carving Club is a great way to relax throughout the semester! Come enjoy music, carving, snacks and prizes for the top carvers. $1.50 for one meeting or $10.00 for a semester membership (8 meetings)

8/25/15

MyRed, MyPlan, Blackboard Training3:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Love Library South #221

First-Year Experience and Transition Programs

Bring your laptop and drop in if you need a little help navigating the online systems at UNL. Free for students.

CoJMC’s 2015 Backyard BBQ 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM

West side of Andersen Hall

College of Journalism and Mass Communications

You’re invited to join the College of Journalism and Mass Communications in kicking off the new school year at the 2015 Backyard BBQ, Tuesday, Aug. 25 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. on the west side of Andersen Hall. There will be food, drinks, prizes and a selfie contest. Not to mention a live performance by the Bathtub Dogs, UNL’s premier all-male a cappella group. Meet the dean, faculty and staff and learn about the CoJMC’s student organizations.

Freshman Connection7:00 PM

H.S.S. dining hall basement

The Navigators

Connect with other freshmen and have fun looking into God's Word together!

Sorority Open Recruitment Event7:00 PM

City Union-Regency B

Theta Phi Alpha

GreekSide9:00 PM

The Lutheran Chapel

The Navigators

Join your fellow brothers and sisters as we learn more about who God is and what His word says about our lives.

8/26/15

Department Welcome11:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Department of English

The kick-off event of the new academic year. English and Film Studies majors get their FREE department t-shirts. Free pizza and drinks will be provided.

Intro to U.S. Academic Success Workshop - International Students3:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Love Library South #224

First-Year Experience and Transition Programs

Are you having a difficult time understanding expectations or how and when to speak with your professors? This workshop will describe how to use the syllabus to understand your instructor’s expectations and improve your grades. We will also give you tips on how to engage with your professor and classmates that will lead to higher scores. (Targeted to international students, but all students are welcome.) Free for students.

MyRed, MyPlan, Blackboard Training3:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Love Library South #221

First-Year Experience and Transition Programs

Bring your laptop and drop in if you need a little help navigating the online systems at UNL. Free for students.

Rock the Block5:00 PM

College of Engineering

Othmer Hall West Lawn, 16th and Vine

All new and current engineering students are invited to attend "Rock the Block" to meet and connect with other current students, faculty and staff while enjoying an atmosphere of food, music, and fun.

Revive Me Wednesday's6:00 PM

UNL UNION LOOK ON EVENT BOARD

Aftershock College Ministry

Aftershock College Ministry is not a event or meeting it's a MOVEMENT. Revive is part of this ministry's weekly Wednesday fellowship. Aftershock intends to promote the gospel to college students and share the love of Christ. We intend to do so in an innovative way, a way which seeks a diverse environment of worship allowing for one to dig deep into the word , but at the same time leave room for dialogue. Above all Aftershock seeks to lean not on human efforts but emphasize a relationship with GOD!! We continually call up the holy spirit to lead to direct our every move.

Sorority Open Recruitment Event7:00 PM

City Union-Regency B

Theta Phi Alpha

Welcome Back Event7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Kauffman Residential Center

UNL Phi Beta Lambda

Want to be involved in a business organization that provides opportunities for professional networking, resume-enhancing leadership roles, and competition at a national level? PBL has these features and so much more! Join us at our Welcome Back Event to learn more about everything you can do through the organization--food will be provided! 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!

8/27/15

MyRed, MyPlan, Blackboard Training3:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Love Library South #221

First-Year Experience and Transition Programs

Bring your laptop and drop in if you need a little help navigating the online systems at UNL. Free for students.

Intro to U.S. Academic Success Workshop - International Students3:30 PM to 4:30 PM

Love Library South #224

First-Year Experience and Transition Programs

Are you having a difficult time understanding expectations or how and when to speak with your professors? This workshop will describe how to use the syllabus to understand your instructor’s expectations and improve your grades. We will also give you tips on how to engage with your professor and classmates that will lead to higher scores. (Targeted to international students, but all students are welcome.) Free for students.

East Campus Welcome Back4:30 PM to 7:00 PM

East Campus Rec and Wellness Center

Student Involvement East Campus and Campus Recreation

Come interact with registered student organizations and the East Campus community. Enjoy prizes, food and live music. Sponsors: Student Involvement East Campus, Campus Recreation, College of Agricultural Sciences & Natural Resources, and University Housing

Welcome Back Picnic6:00 PM

LGBTQA Resource Center, The Change, & SPECTRUM UNL

Trago Park, 2740 A St, Lincoln, NE 68502

More information to come.

RUF Large Group7:00 PM

Unity Room/212 in Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center

Reformed University Fellowship

RUF Large Group is the perfect place for imperfect people where we learn to love God, love one another and love UNL. Join us for a night of singing, fellowship, teaching from the Bible.

Equestrian Team Informational Meeting7:00 PM

Nebraska East Union

Equestrian Team

Real Time Kickoff Picnic7:00 PM to 9:30 PM

Holmes Lake Park (Shelter #3)

Campus Impact (Berean College Group)

Free for students.

Nav Night8:00 PM

Union Colonial Room

The Navigators

Large group event where we learn more about who God is and what His Word says about how we should live our lives.

8/28/15

Intro to U.S. Academic Success Workshop - International Students4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Love Library South #224

First-Year Experience and Transition Programs

Are you having a difficult time understanding expectations or how and when to speak with your professors? This workshop will describe how to use the syllabus to understand your instructor’s expectations and improve your grades. We will also give you tips on how to engage with your professor and classmates that will lead to higher scores. (Targeted to international students, but all students are welcome.) Free for students.

Husker Mania6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

City Campus Rec Center

Campus Recreation

Calling all Huskers! It is your night to enjoy free food, entertainment, games, and prizes in the Campus Rec Center. Celebrate the end of your first week of classes 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.

Neon Catastrophe9:00 PM

Campus NightLife

Nebraska Union Plaza Green Space

More information to come.

*Orientation Leaders will be available to walk students to Greenspace from CREC

8/29/15

Campus-to-Campus Run, Snack and Yoga9:00 AM to 10:15 AM

Campus Recreation Wellness Services & Fitness Programs

Begin @ Campus Recreation (city campus) - End @ East Campus Recreation and Wellness Center

Calling runners of all levels!!! - Go for a morning Campus-to-campus 3.5 mile run*, enjoy a post-workout snack in the brand new East Campus Recreation & Wellness Center, and experience 20-min cool down stretch with a Yoga for Runner's session. All participants are highly encouraged to bring their N-Cards and bus passes for a FREE ride back to city campus. Busses leave every 15 minutes.

*Run leaders will be available for 3 levels of runners: beginners, intermediate and advanced.

Alumni Association’s Movie Night9:00 PM to 11:00 PM

Nebraska Union Green Space

More information to come.

RecFestAll Day

Be an #ACTIVEHUSKER! Whether you enjoy walking or being extremely competitive today is your day to play! Head to Campus Recreation and play pick-up basketball, bubble ball soccer, show off your talents in our skills contest or just see what Campus Recreation has to offer. Plan to dress for play and wear your athletic shoes.

8/30/15

College Worship Hour11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

UNL Union - Ballroom

Campus Impact (Berean College Group)

During the school year college students from many church backgrounds and life experiences gather each week to ask questions, grow with others and pursue God. No matter where you are in your spiritual journey, we'd love to walk with you.

OASIS Kick-Off1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Green Space in front of Nebraska Union

Office of Academic Sucess and Intercultural Services (OASIS)

The Office of Academic Success & Intercultural Services (OASIS) in the Gaughan Multicultural Center Present “OASIS Kick-Off" on Sunday August 30th at 1pm at the Nebraska Union Green Space. Join us for free refreshments, fellowship, and prizes! Plus enjoy a special live performance by "Las Cafeteras" that you won't want to miss! (Note: In case of inclement weather this event is going to be held in the Nebraska Union - Centennial Room.)

Open Recruitment Open House3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Heritage Room (UNL Student Union)

Greek Affairs Panhellenic Association

We will be holding an open house event for all chapters eligible to participate in informal open recruitment. Open Recruitment is also held throughout the academic year, beginning August 24th. Sororities may participate voluntarily, depending on the size and needs of the chapter. Open Recruitment events are often informal activities planned and held by each sorority. Apply for Sorority Open Recruitment by submitting the application through the Office of Greek Affairs website: unl.edu/greek/apply.shtml

Big Red Ruckus @ Love5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

FYETP/Library

Love Library, City Campus

Come in & make some NOISE! @ the Big Red Ruckus, Sunday, August 30, from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. in Love Library. Explore the library through some 'behind the scenes’ tours and games, graze on desserts, and pick up some tips for success. Bring your syllabi from your classes and success coaches will be on hand to help you plan out a weekly and semester schedule. This is the academic kickoff to the semester!

9/1/15

Student Health Insurance 1016 PM

East Campus Union

University Health Center

Are you an international student or graduate student? Have StudentBlue Student Health Insurance? Learn about the excellent healthcare services available to all UNL students, as well as how health insurance works. Learn about all the benefits available to you through StudentBlue.

Freshman Connection7:00 PM

H.S.S. dining hall basement

The Navigators

Connect with other freshmen and have fun looking into God's Word together!

9/2/15

Student Health Insurance 1015:30 PM

University Health Center

University Health Center

Are you an international student or graduate student? Have StudentBlue Student Health Insurance? Learn about the excellent healthcare services available to all UNL students, as well as how health insurance works. Learn about all the benefits available to you through StudentBlue.

Revive Me Wednesday's6:00 PM

UNL UNION LOOK ON EVENT BOARD

Aftershock College Ministry

Aftershock College Ministry is not a event or meeting it's a MOVEMENT. Revive is part of this ministry's weekly Wednesday fellowship. Aftershock intends to promote the gospel to college students and share the love of Christ. We intend to do so in an innovative way, a way which seeks a diverse environment of worship allowing for one to dig deep into the word , but at the same time leave room for dialogue. Above all Aftershock seeks to lean not on human efforts but emphasize a relationship with GOD!! We continually call up the holy spirit to lead to direct our every move.

9/3/15

Graduate Student Social10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

LGBTQA Resource Center

LGBTQA Resource Center, 346 Nebraska Union

Come in and drop by the LGBTQA Resource Center to socialize with fellow Graduate students in the LGBTQA community and have some coffee and a bagel.

Career Services Info Table11:00 AM to 12:30 PM

UNL Career Services

Inclusive Spaces Workshop3:00 PM to 5:00 PM

LGBTQA Resource Center

Nebraska Union - Colonial Room

Learn best practices for establishing a safe & inclusive space.

Freshman Welcome and Ice Cream Social3:30 PM to 5:00 PM

Department of English

Learn what to expect from your first semester at UNL from members of the English Student Advisory Board. Freshman cohort welcome. For English and Film Studies majors.

Student Health Insurance 1016 PM

East Campus Union

University Health Center

Are you an international student or graduate student? Have StudentBlue Student Health Insurance? Learn about the excellent healthcare services available to all UNL students, as well as how health insurance works. Learn about all the benefits available to you through StudentBlue.

RUF Large Group7:00 PM

Unity Room/212 in Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center

Reformed University Fellowship

RUF Large Group is the perfect place for imperfect people where we learn to love God, love one another and love UNL. Join us for a night of singing, fellowship, teaching from the Bible.

Real Time Small Group Bible Studies7:00 PM to 9:30 PM

Lincoln Berean Church (6400 South 70th Street)

Campus Impact (Berean College Group)

The first hour each week is a large group Family Time that is dedicated to getting to know one another. We worship, play games, pray, drink coffee, hear the stories of others spiritual journeys and eat! A meal is served every other week at Real Time. The second hour is Small Group Time where students meet together in groups of 4-8 to dive deeper into the Bible and into one another’s lives.

Big Red Lied Experience: Cirque Zuma Zuma7:30 PM

Lied Center (12th and Q Streets)

Lied Center for Performing Arts

FREE for all UNL Students, Cirque Zuma Zuma combines the mysticism of Africa with the excitement of a theatrical cirque performance. With live music and percussionists, the talented cast performs an action‐packed show of pole and aerial acts, Egyptian limbo dances, South African gumboot dances, Gabonese tumbling, and South African contortionist feats which will keep the audience breathless!

Nav Night8:00 PM

Union Colonial Room

The Navigators

Exciting large group environment where we seek to know Christ more and what His Word has to say in our lives.

Magician Daniel Martin9:30 PM

Nebraska Union - Centennial Room

University Program Council

Don't miss the magic. This show will be a high energy fusion of insane magic, escapes & sarcastic improv. Free for students with a valid N-Card.

9/4/15

Big Red Lied Experience: Cirque Zuma Zuma7:30 PM

Lied Center for Performing Arts

Lied Center for Performing Arts

FREE for all UNL Students, Cirque Zuma Zuma combines the mysticism of Africa with the excitement of a theatrical cirque performance. With live music and percussionists, the talented cast performs an action?packed show of pole and aerial acts, Egyptian limbo dances, South African gumboot dances, Gabonese tumbling, and South African contortionist feats which will keep the audience breathless!

Remember September9:00pm

Nebraska Union Plaza and Green Space

Campus NightLife

Fun Night photo booth, inflatables, give-a-ways, music and more

9/6/15

Community Service Sunday9:30 AM

University Lutheran Chapel

University Lutheran Chapel

We will have worship beginning at 9:30, followed by a community service project. Those who would be uncomfortable joining us for worship are welcome to come at 10:30 to participate in the service project. We will then meet back at the chapel for lunch.

College Worship Hour11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

UNL Union - Centennial Room

Campus Impact (Berean College Group)

During the school year college students from many church backgrounds and life experiences gather each week to ask questions, grow with others and pursue God. No matter where you are in your spiritual journey, we'd love to walk with you.

Movie at the Grand

Marcus Lincoln Grand Cinema

1101 P St, Lincoln

Show your UNL ID and see any movie showing for $5. For more information go to www.marcustheatres.com

9/7/15

Movie at the Grand

Marcus Lincoln Grand Cinema

1101 P St, Lincoln

Show your UNL ID and see any movie showing for $5. For more information go to www.marcustheatres.com

09/08/15

CBA Organization Fair10:00 AM to 3:00 PM

1st floor of CBA

CBA Undergraduate Programs Office

Want to Start Something in CBA? Meet over 15 College of Business Administration registered student organizations (RSOs) and learn from involved students about their experiences and leadership opportunities that have complemented their academic and social success.

Funding Your Experience Abroad

Nebraska Union - Regency A

Education Abroad

Session One: 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM: Education Abroad Scholarship Info Session, Nebraska Union - Regency A
Session Two: 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM: Gilman Scholarship Info Session, Nebraska Union - Regency A.

Husker Hire Link Info Table11:00 AM to 12:30 PM

UNL Career Services

Freshman Connection7:00 PM

H.S.S. dining hall basement

The Navigators

Connect with other freshmen and have fun looking into God's Word together!

GreekSide9:00 PM

The Lutheran Chapel

The Navigators

Join your fellow brothers and sisters as we learn more about who God is and what His word says about our lives.

09/09/15

Funding Your Experience Abroad

Nebraska Union - Georgian B

Education Abroad

Session One: Scholar Ship Info 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM Nebraska Union - Georgian B
Session Two: Q&A Booth 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM Nebraska Union Near Food Court
Session Three: Gilman Scholarship Info 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM Nebraska Union - Georgian B

Preparing for the US Job Search11:00 AM to 12:30 PM

Nebraska City Union

UNL Career Services

Preparing for the U.S. Job Search presented by Career Services will give international students an overview of how to seek experiences in the United States. An additional panel discussion will be presented with guests representing employers and international students and alumni. Students with questions can call 472-3145 or visit room 225 of the Nebraska Union.
Attend one or both of these sessions:
3:00 PM - Overview of how to seek career experience in the United States
3:45 PM - Panel discussion of employers and international students/alumni
Can’t make it? Stop by Career Services for help with your job search. 20-minute walk-ins 10:00am-3:30pm weekdays or by appointment via phone or MyPlan (Blackboard) 8am-5pm weekdays.

Bubble Soccer3:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Union Green Space

Campus Impact (Berean College Group)

Free for students.

ASC New Student Fall Kick Off Ice Cream Social3:30 PM to 5:30 PM

Outside Walkway Space Between Avery and Oldfather Halls

College of Arts and Sciences

This welcome event is for all new College of Arts and Sciences freshmen and transfer students. It is an opportunity for students to meet other students; get to know their advisors and college staff; receive their official free college t-shirt; and enjoy Dairy Store ice cream. Students can come and go as they please.

Academic Honesty in the U.S. Workshop - International Students4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Love Library South #224

First-Year Experience and Transition Programs

Are the concepts of plagiarism, citing your sources, copyright, MLA, APA, Chicago style, making you nervous about writing your papers? In this workshop we will cover the basics of plagiarism and copyright practices in the U.S. After this workshop you will know how to use proper citation styles and get a better score on your papers. (Targeted to international students, but all students are welcome.) Free for students.

Note Taking Strategies Workshop5:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Love Library South #221

First-Year Experience and Transition Programs

Writing down everything your professor says? Scribbling illegible marks into your notebooks? Highlighting entire pages of books? THERE’S GOT TO BE A BETTER WAY! There is, and in this workshop you will learn how to take more effective notes that are easier to write, easier to read, and easier to study in preparations for tests. Free for students.

Revive Me Wednesday's6:00 PM

UNL UNION LOOK ON EVENT BOARD

Aftershock College Ministry

Aftershock College Ministry is not a event or meeting it's a MOVEMENT. Revive is part of this ministry's weekly Wednesday fellowship. Aftershock intends to promote the gospel to college students and share the love of Christ. We intend to do so in an innovative way, a way which seeks a diverse environment of worship allowing for one to dig deep into the word , but at the same time leave room for dialogue. Above all Aftershock seeks to lean not on human efforts but emphasize a relationship with GOD!! We continually call up the holy spirit to lead to direct our every move.

First Regular Meeting7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Nebraska City Union (Room TBA)

UNL Phi Beta Lambda

Looking for an organization that provides opportunities to build community, sharpen business skills, and compete on local and national levels? Check out Phi Beta Lambda, where our mission is to bring business and education together in a positive working relationship through innovative leadership and career development programs! For more details, contact our Marketing Director, Shannon Ronhovde, at marketing@huskerpbl.org!

9/10/15

Club Fair11:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Nebraska Union Green Space

Looking to get involved? Don’t know where to start? Here is an opportunity to learn all you need to know about joining clubs on campus! Student Involvement has over 500 active Recognized Student Organizations (RSOs) that can provide a fun outlet for students to build friendships, gain leadership experience and develop unforgettable memories outside of the classroom. Club Fair welcomes all RSOs to participate in this 3 hour event where students can learn first-hand how to join an organization and how other students have used their co-curricular activities to complement their academic and social successes.

Funding Your Experience Abroad

Nebraska Union - Georgian B

Education Abroad

Session One: Gilman Scholarship Info 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM Georgian B
Session Two: Scholarship Information 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM Georgian B

5-Minute Resume Critiques 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM

UNL Career Services

Reading Strategies Workshop3:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Love Library South #221

First-Year Experience and Transition Programs

Reading your course texts is all fun and games until you don’t understand something or can’t remember a lick of what you’ve read. Have no fear. This workshop will introduce you to active reading techniques that will improve your comprehension and energy so you can get more out of your reading and be better prepared for class. Free for students.

Intro to U.S. Academic Success - International Students3:30 PM to 4:30 PM

Love Library South #224

First-Year Experience and Transition Programs

Are you having a difficult time understanding expectations or how and when to speak with your professors? This workshop will describe how to use the syllabus to understand your instructor’s expectations and improve your grades. We will also give you tips on how to engage with your professor and classmates that will lead to higher scores. (Targeted to international students, but all students are welcome.) Free for students.

RUF Large Group7:00 PM

Ubuntu Room/202 in Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center

Reformed University Fellowship

RUF Large Group is the perfect place for imperfect people where we learn to love God, love one another and love UNL. Join us for a night of singing, fellowship, teaching from the Bible.

Nav Night8:00 PM

Union Colonial Room

The Navigators

Exciting large group environment where we seek to know Christ more and what His Word has to say in our lives.

9/11/15

Greek Stroll Off6:00 to 7:00 PM

Nebraska Union - Centennial or Ballroom

The Multicultural Greek Stroll Off is an annual event that is hosted by OASIS, with the help of NPHC and MGC Councils, and Greek Affairs. This event is a social event that helps highlight some of the social aspects to being part of a multicultural Greek organization. Whereas, strolling is not the only thing these organizations do, it is a great opener to the school year and for the UNL and Lincoln community to see who they are. The Stroll Off is a competition, so teams compete for the grand prize which is awarded to the top fraternity and sorority. It is a great experience to meet new people within all of these organizations and departments on campus.

Prairie Stomp Dance8:00 PM

East Campus Mall

CASNR Dean's Office

Join us in celebrating a new school year and a new class of Huskers at the Annual Prairie Stomp Dance. Come for a free band, Pepsi products, and to meet fellow students. Sponsors: CASNR Advisory Board and CASNR Dean’s Office

Funding Your Experience Abroad

Nebraska Union - Georgian B

Education Abroad

Session One: Gilman Scholarship Info 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM Georgian B
Session Two: Scholarship Information 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM Georgian B

9/13/15

College Worship Hour11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

UNL Union - Regency Suite

Campus Impact (Berean College Group)

During the school year college students from many church backgrounds and life experiences gather each week to ask questions, grow with others and pursue God. No matter where you are in your spiritual journey, we'd love to walk with you.

Who's Who in the Honors Program7:00 PM

Nebraska Union - Ballroom and Centennial Room

University Honors Program

The Who’s Who event is the annual Honors Program New Student Welcome. The Director, Faculty members and Student Leaders of the Program greet the new students, so they may put faces to a names. It is also an excellent time to meet your peers in the Honors Program first year class of 2015.
For the September 13, 2015 event, The Honors Program Peer Mentor Leaders have organized an information fair. Various student organizations representatives and student resource office representatives will be available to answer questions ad present opportunities. AND – there will be ice cream and juice bar treats!
For the September 13, 2015 event, The Honors Program Peer Mentor Leaders have organized an information fair. Various student organizations representatives and student resource office representatives will be available to answer questions ad present opportunities. AND – there will be ice cream and juice bar treats!

9/14/15

Social Media Checks Table 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM

UNL Career Services

Fall Check-in3:00 PM, 4:00 PM, & 5:00 PM each night

This academic check-in event takes place 4 weeks into the semester. This event offers short presentations about academic resources including time management, choosing a major, involvement in undergraduate research, and education abroad among others. Sessions start at 3:00 PM, 4:00 PM, or 5:00 PM. Students need to only attend one session. Each session includes two presentations.
Fall Check-in dates are Sept 14, 15, 16 and 17.

Soap Carving Club Meeting9:30 PM to 11:00 PM

City Union Centennial Room

Soap Carving Club

Soap Carving Club is a great way to relax throughout the semester! Come enjoy music, carving, snacks and prizes for the top carvers. $1.50 for one meeting or $10.00 for a semester membership (8 meetings)

9/15/15

Fall Check-in3:00 PM, 4:00 PM, & 5:00 PM each night

This academic check-in event takes place 4 weeks into the semester. This event offers short presentations about academic resources including time management, choosing a major, involvement in undergraduate research, and education abroad among others. Sessions start at 3:00 PM, 4:00 PM, or 5:00 PM. Students need to only attend one session. Each session includes two presentations.
Fall Check-in dates are Sept 14, 15, 16 and 17.

Freshman Connection7:00 PM

H.S.S. dining hall basement

The Navigators

Connect with other freshmen and have fun looking into God's Word together!

GreekSide9:00 PM

The Lutheran Chapel

The Navigators

Join your fellow brothers and sisters as we learn more about who God is and what His word says about our lives.

9/16/15

Preparing for Graduate School Panel12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

Department of English

For all majors and minors considering graduate school.

Fall Check-in3:00 PM, 4:00 PM, & 5:00 PM each night

This academic check-in event takes place 4 weeks into the semester. This event offers short presentations about academic resources including time management, choosing a major, involvement in undergraduate research, and education abroad among others. Sessions start at 3:00 PM, 4:00 PM, & 5:00 PM. Students need to only attend one session. Each session includes two presentations.
Fall Check-in dates are Sept 14, 15, 16 and 17.

Revive Me Wednesday's6:00 PM

UNL UNION LOOK ON EVENT BOARD

Aftershock College Ministry

Aftershock College Ministry is not a event or meeting it's a MOVEMENT. Revive is part of this ministry's weekly Wednesday fellowship. Aftershock intends to promote the gospel to college students and share the love of Christ. We intend to do so in an innovative way, a way which seeks a diverse environment of worship allowing for one to dig deep into the word , but at the same time leave room for dialogue. Above all Aftershock seeks to lean not on human efforts but emphasize a relationship with GOD!! We continually call up the holy spirit to lead to direct our every move.

9/17/15

Identify Prospective Employers11:00 AM to 12:30 PM

UNL Career Services

Fall Check-in3:00 PM, 4:00 PM, & 5:00 PM each night

This academic check-in event takes place 4 weeks into the semester. This event offers short presentations about academic resources including time management, choosing a major, involvement in undergraduate research, and education abroad among others. Sessions start at 3:00 PM, 4:00 PM, & 5:00 PM. Students need to only attend one session. Each session includes two presentations.
Fall Check-in dates are Sept 14, 15, 16 and 17.

RUF Large Group7:00 PM

Unity Room/212 in Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center

Reformed University Fellowship

RUF Large Group is the perfect place for imperfect people where we learn to love God, love one another and love UNL. Join us for a night of singing, fellowship, teaching from the Bible.

Nav Night8:00 PM

Union Colonial Room

The Navigators

Exciting large group environment where we seek to know Christ more and what His Word has to say in our lives.

9/18/15

Mini Golf Night7:00 PM

Adventure Golf Center (S. 56th St. & Old Cheney Rd)

Student Involvement East Campus

Free for students.

9/20/15

College Worship Hour11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

UNL Union - Colonial A & B

Campus Impact (Berean College Group)

During the school year college students from many church backgrounds and life experiences gather each week to ask questions, grow with others and pursue God. No matter where you are in your spiritual journey, we'd love to walk with you.

BugFest1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Entomology Hall, East Campus

Deparment of Entomology

The annual department open house includes lab tours, insect collection displays, and lots of insect-related fun! Free admission.

9/21/15

CASNR Blood Drive9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Mobile Unit on East Campus Mall

CASNR Dean's Office

Set and Reach Your Goals Workshop3:30 PM to 4:30 PM

Love Library South #221

First-Year Experience and Transition Programs

You’re smart, and you’ve got goals, but do you have SMART goals? In this workshop, not only will you learn how to more effectively state your goals and create plans to achieve them according to the SMART criteria, but you will also understand how to anticipate obstacles and prepare strategies to overcome them. Free for students.

9/22/15

Education Abroad Fair11:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Nebraska Union

Education Abroad Office

Join the UNL Education Abroad Office, UNL faculty, program affiliates, and study abroad returnees for the 2015 Education Abroad Fair, Tuesday, September 22, 11-2 p.m. in the Union Plaza of city campus. Learn the many study, internship, research, and volunteer opportunities abroad!

Test Preparation and Test Taking Strategies Workshop3:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Love Library South #221

First-Year Experience and Transition Programs

True or False: You want to perform better on tests. If you marked false, then congratulations - you’re excelling in all your classes, but if you answered true, then this workshop is for you. Learn how to predict what material will be on tests and study appropriately for the types of questions you will encounter. Free for students.

Freshman Connection7:00 PM

H.S.S. dining hall basement

The Navigators

Connect with other freshmen and have fun looking into God's Word together!

GreekSide9:00 PM

The Lutheran Chapel

The Navigators

Join your fellow brothers and sisters as we learn more about who God is and what His word says about our lives.

9/23/15

Bubble Soccer3:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Union Green Space

Campus Impact (Berean College Group)

Free for students.

Time Management Workshop5:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Love Library South #221

First-Year Experience and Transition Programs

Imagine getting all your assignments, studying and work obligations done with time to spare. Sound impossible? It’s not. With this workshop you’ll learn how to prioritize tasks, spend your time more wisely, and schedule your weeks to accommodate academic and social life. Best of all, you’ll leave with all the tools you need to be more organized and efficient. Free for students.

Revive Me Wednesday's6:00 PM

UNL UNION LOOK ON EVENT BOARD

Aftershock College Ministry

Aftershock College Ministry is not a event or meeting it's a MOVEMENT. Revive is part of this ministry's weekly Wednesday fellowship. Aftershock intends to promote the gospel to college students and share the love of Christ. We intend to do so in an innovative way, a way which seeks a diverse environment of worship allowing for one to dig deep into the word , but at the same time leave room for dialogue. Above all Aftershock seeks to lean not on human efforts but emphasize a relationship with GOD!! We continually call up the holy spirit to lead to direct our every move.

9/24/15

College Worship Hour11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

UNL Union - Centennial Room

Campus Impact (Berean College Group)

During the school year college students from many church backgrounds and life experiences gather each week to ask questions, grow with others and pursue God. No matter where you are in your spiritual journey, we'd love to walk with you.

Technology for Academic Success5:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Love Library South #221

First-Year Experience and Transition Programs

Stop throwing your money away on worthless apps cluttering your home screen. You want time management apps? This workshop will show you the best free apps. Document-sharing apps? Free. Note taking apps? Free. You’ll never buy another app for academic productivity again. If you’re not 100% satisfied with this workshop, we’ll double your money back (the workshop is free too).

RUF Large Group7:00 PM

Unity Room/212 in Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center

Reformed University Fellowship

RUF Large Group is the perfect place for imperfect people where we learn to love God, love one another and love UNL. Join us for a night of singing, fellowship, teaching from the Bible.

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat7:30 PM

Lied Center for Performing Arts

Lied Center for Performing Arts

One of the most enduring shows of all-time, Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is the irresistible family musical about the trials and triumphs of Joseph, Israel’s favorite son. Be part of the magic! UNL students get 50% off all "adult" ticket prices. More information available at liedcenter.org.

Homecoming Concert8:00 PM

East Campus Mall

CASNR Dean's Office

Free for students

9/25/15

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat7:30 PM

Lied Center for Performing Arts

Lied Center for Performing Arts

One of the most enduring shows of all-time, Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is the irresistible family musical about the trials and triumphs of Joseph, Israel’s favorite son. Be part of the magic! UNL students get 50% off all "adult" ticket prices. More information available at liedcenter.org.

9/27/15

Shanghai Quartet2:00 PM

Lied Center for Performing Arts

Lied Center for Performing Arts

Praised by the New York Times as “passionate . . . driven, elegant and nuanced,” the Shanghai String Quartet melds the delicacy of Eastern music with the emotional breadth of Western repertoire. Their performance highlights UNL’s Chinese Culture Festival! Free tickets are available for UNL students starting Aug. 24. More information available at liedcenter.org.

9/28/15

Study Skills Workshop3:30 PM to 4:30 PM

Love Library South #221

First-Year Experience and Transition Programs

Everyone loves A’s, but getting them can be so stressful and difficult that people sometimes give up or worse. Not anymore. With this workshop you’ll learn your own study strengths and weaknesses, how best to prepare and review for classes, and you’ll leave with a new study strategy to implement. Be one of the first hundred participants and get a bonus study strategy free. That’s two new study strategies you can start using now for no cost at all!

Soap Carving Club Meeting9:30 PM to 11:00 PM

City Union Centennial Room

Soap Carving Club

Soap Carving Club is a great way to relax throughout the semester! Come enjoy music, carving, snacks and prizes for the top carvers. $1.50 for one meeting or $10.00 for a semester membership (8 meetings)

9/29/15

Note Taking Strategies Workshop3:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Love Library South #221

First-Year Experience and Transition Programs

Writing down everything your professor says? Scribbling illegible marks into your notebooks? Highlighting entire pages of books? THERE’S GOT TO BE A BETTER WAY! There is, and in this workshop you will learn how to take more effective notes that are easier to write, easier to read, and easier to study in preparations for tests. Free for students.

Freshman Connection7:00 PM

H.S.S. dining hall basement

The Navigators

Connect with other freshmen and have fun looking into God's Word together!

Punch Brothers7:30 PM

Lied Center for Performing Arts

Lied Center for Performing Arts

Consistently at the top of Billboard’s Bluegrass chart, Punch Brothers is one of this season’s must-see concerts! If you enjoyed Del McCoury or Ricky Skaggs’ performances, you’ll love this incredible roots band in their Lied Center debut. UNL students get 50% off all "adult" ticket prices. More information available at liedcenter.org.

GreekSide9:00 PM

The Lutheran Chapel

The Navigators

Join your fellow brothers and sisters as we learn more about who God is and what His word says about our lives.

9/30/15

Find Your Ideal Study Environment5:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Love Library South #221

First-Year Experience and Transition Programs

Are you a student who can only concentrate when it is completely quiet, but you live in a noisy apartment? Do you prefer your study room warm, but your roommate insists on it being cold? In this workshop, you will find out how big an impact your study environment can have. WAIT! That’s not all. The workshop will also tour the library and introduce you to unique study spaces so you can find where you focus best. Free for students.

Revive Me Wednesday's6:00 PM

UNL UNION LOOK ON EVENT BOARD

Aftershock College Ministry

Aftershock College Ministry is not a event or meeting it's a MOVEMENT. Revive is part of this ministry's weekly Wednesday fellowship. Aftershock intends to promote the gospel to college students and share the love of Christ. We intend to do so in an innovative way, a way which seeks a diverse environment of worship allowing for one to dig deep into the word , but at the same time leave room for dialogue. Above all Aftershock seeks to lean not on human efforts but emphasize a relationship with GOD!! We continually call up the holy spirit to lead to direct our every move.

10/01/15

Test Preparation and Test Taking Strategies4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Love Library South #221

First-Year Experience and Transition Programs

True or False: You want to perform better on tests. If you marked false, then congratulations - you’re excelling in all your classes, but if you answered true, then this workshop is for you. Learn how to predict what material will be on tests and study appropriately for the types of questions you will encounter. Free for students.

RUF Large Group7:00 PM

Ubuntu Room/202 in Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center

Reformed University Fellowship

RUF Large Group is the perfect place for imperfect people where we learn to love God, love one another and love UNL. Join us for a night of singing, fellowship, teaching from the Bible.

Nav Night8:00 PM

Union Colonial Room

The Navigators

Exciting large group environment where we seek to know Christ more and what His Word has to say in our lives.

10/02/15

Tony Bennett7:30 PM

Lied Center for Performing Arts

Lied Center for Performing Arts

Hailed by Sinatra as “the best singer in the business,” Tony Bennett thrills sold-out audiences with his legendary voice and style that have earned 18 GRAMMY® Awards. Fresh off a new album with Lady Gaga, Bennett reigns as one of the most iconic singers in American history. UNL students get 50% off all "adult" ticket prices. More information available at liedcenter.org.

10/03/15

Husker Watch Party1 hour before kick-off at 6:00 p.m

Memorial Stadium

Campus NightLife

Watch the Huskers take on the Illinois Fighting Illini football team on the Memorial Stadium. The event is free with a valid Ncard.

Guys Mountain Biking at Platte River State Park9:00 AM

Platte River State Park

Campus Impact (Berean College Group)

Join us for a day of mountain biking at Platte River State Park (40 min away towards Omaha). You need your own bike. Transportation will be provided. At the end of the day, we'll have a camp fire and stay overnight in the large barn at the park. You can come for as long as you like. Admission is free unless you are staying over night, then the charge is $20.

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