Past Events

Thursday, September 1, 2016 - 12:00pmVITAL: A Torch for Your Social Justice Journey: A social justice conversation.
Aeriel and Kyle Ashlee share their story and spreak about their experiences and speak about ideas presented in the book "VITAL: A Tourch for Your Social Justic Journey." Free and open to the public. Read more here

Sponsor: Department of Educational Administration, Office of Academic Success and Intercultural Services, and the Faculty Senate Convocations Committee

Location: Nebraska Union, Heritage Room

Thursday, September 1, 2016 - 5:30pmMany Thousands Still Coming: The Black African Diasporas in the 21st Century
Dr. Michelle M. Wright is Professor of African American Studies and Comparative Literary Studies at Northwestern University. (Full bio at

For a downloadable flyer click here.

Sponsor: UNL Institute for Ethnic Studies

Location: Sheldon Museum of Art, Room Auditorium

Thursday, September 8, 2016 - 2:00pmDBER Group: STEM Ed Seminar

Dr. Joe Dauer from UNL’s School of Natural Resources will discuss some of his research in a presentation titled, “Model building versus model investigation.”

Sponsor: Support for the Discipline-Based Education Research Group comes from the Center for Science, Mathematics, and Computer Education; NebraskaSCIENCE; the Department of Earth & Atmospheric Sciences; the Department of Chemistry; the School of Biological Scienc

Location: The in-person presentation location will meet in 109 Bessey Hall (City Campus), and the videoconference location will be in 202 Hardin Hall (East Campus).

Monday, September 12, 2016 - 11:30am to 12:30pmQMM Meeting: “Working with IRB for Qualitative and Mixed Methods Scholars”

Come meet with Sara Frizzell, Director of UNL Research Compliance.

QMM is sponsored by UNL’s Social and Behavioral Sciences Consortium and designed to support Qualitative and Mixed Methods research and foster interdisciplinary connections and cooperation.
All faculty, graduate and undergraduate students welcome
Please invite your colleagues
More information soon

Wayne Babchuk, Assistant Professor of Practice, Departments of Educations Psychology & Anthropology,
Dawn O. Braithwaite, Willa Cather Professor and Chair, Department of Communication Studies

Sponsor: Qualitative and Mixed Methods Interest Group

Location: Nebraska Union, Colonial A

Monday, September 12, 2016 - 12:00pmThe Beatrice 6: Failure of Justice

Best Selling Author John Ferak will be presenting his new book in the UNL College of Law Auditorium. He will be joined by former Gage County Attorney, Randy Ritnour
Come join us for a lunch of murder, intrigue, law and literature!

The Beatrice 6

Sponsor: University of Nebraska College Law and The American Constitution Society

Location: College of Law Auditorium

Monday, September 12, 2016 - 12:30pm to 1:30pmCABIN Brown Bag: "The Reading Brain" by YingYing Wang

The talk will be by Yingying Wang, who is a core faculty member in CB3 and is from the Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders.  She will be giving a talk entitled: The Reading Brain

Sponsor: Center for Brain, Biology, and Behavior

Location: 77 Burnette Hall

Monday, September 12, 2016 - 2:00pm to 4:00pmSocial and Behavior Social and Behavioral Sciences Faculty Writing Group

The SBSRC Writing Group meets from 2-4pm on Mondays, which is open to social and behavioral scientists interested in working on writing. It is a group of social and behavioral science faculty and researchers who, following advice in the book “How to Write a Lot,” meet regularly to set and achieve writing goals, and to share support, challenges, and tips. If you cannot make it the whole time, or if you can only make it some weeks and not others, you are still welcome. It is best if you can make it from 215-245, as that is when the group members will share their goals, achievements, and rewards. If interested, contact Lisa at for more information.

Sponsor: Social and Behavioral Sciences Research Consortium

Location: Various- Contact Lisa PytlikZillig

Email Lisa PytlikZillig
Tuesday, September 13, 2016 - 12:00pmCABIN Brown Bag: Mike Norton (Harvard Business School)

Sponsor: CABIN

Location: CB60

Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 2:00pm to 3:00pmMRI Users Group: An Introduction to Multivariate Pattern Analysis
Matt Johnson will present "An Indroduction to Mulivariate Pattern Analysis

All are welcome – faculty, post docs, research staff, graduate students, undergraduates!


The group will meet on each of the below listed Thursdays this semester from 2-3 pm in CB3 B60. Meetings will focus on specific MRI data analysis approaches, description of research in progress, discussion of an upcoming grant submission, or presentation of findings/practice run of a conference presentation. 

Sponsor: Center for Brain, Biology and Behavior

Location: CB3 Room B60

Friday, September 16, 2016 - 3:00pm to 4:30pmAgricultural Economics Fall Seminar Series
As part of the 2016 Fall Seminar Series for Agricultural Economics, Richard Shumway from Washington State University will kick off the series on September 16.

Sponsor: Agricultural Economic

Location: Filley-Garey Room, East Campus Union