Check Out These 11 Events & Activities This Week | Announce

LXB: League of Extraordinary Boulders is Wednesday, November 17 at the Outdoor Adventures Center.

Recommended events for the week of November 15-21, 2021.

Looking for more events and activities? Check out the full list of offers on UNL Events and the student events calendar.

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ALL WEEK | International Education Week

  • The DownSideUp world of CAST
    Every day, Monday to Friday | 10:30 am to 1:30 pm | Union of Nebraska tabletop kiosks near the food court

    Find out how you can step out of your comfort zone and see the world in a new way with an interactive upside down map trivia game. There will be a chance for you to win a prize. Hosted by the Center for Academic Success and Transition (CAST).

  • Cuisine, Culture & CASNR: Indian Cuisine
    Tuesday November 16 | 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. | Leisure and wellness center, Wellness kitchen

    Learn more about Indian cuisine, farming, and how you can cook three authentic recipes! The class will be led by local chef Amrita Mahapatra, and free samples of tandoori chicken, sautéed vegetables and naan will be provided. Registration is not compulsory but is strongly encouraged to guarantee your place.

  • Global Cafe and Connections
    Tuesday November 16 | 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. | Hawks Room, Atrium

    This is the flagship event of the 2021 International Education Week celebrations. All students are invited to join this evening to experience a taste of the world. By spotlighting local restaurant entrepreneurs, we’ll share success stories in a new culture. Registration is compulsory.

  • Global Cafe and Connections
    Thursday November 18 | 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. | ZOOM

    Students from Kenya, Nigeria, India, Mexico, China, Spain and Guatemala will share their views as international students and fight some misconceptions about their home country. The panel, hosted by the UNL Racial Justice Alliance, will discuss how students have felt marginalized, assertive and welcomed in the US ZOOM link

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Multicultural mixer

Monday November 15 | 6 p.m. Nebraska Union, Heritage Room

OSAB and CCSPC welcome the students, staff and faculty of the Multicultural Mixer. The first hour will be a round table on the term BIPoC. The event is followed by a networking opportunity for people to get to know each other. RSVP at https://go.unl.edu/mixer

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Free STI and HIV testing

Wednesday November 17 | 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. | Nebraska Union, room 338

Free, anonymous and confidential HIV test with same day results. Anyone 13 years of age or older can be tested. Everyone who is sexually active should be tested for HIV every year.

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Application for the Health Schools 101 workshop

Wednesday November 17 | 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. | Love South Library

Anyone planning to apply to a professional health school in the next couple of years should check out this event. Even if you are in your first or second year of college, it’s important to know the steps in the application process and what you can do now to prepare for your best application.

NOTE: This workshop will not cover information about applying to nursing school, x-ray programs, or dental hygiene programs.

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LXB: League of Extraordinary Rocks

Wednesday November 17 | 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. | Outdoor adventure center

Join the weekly bouldering league in the climbing hall and compete against other students. Can’t attend the 7pm session? A Thanksgiving dinner at food centers
Thursday November 18 | 4:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. | Food centers on campus

All meal plan holders are welcome to enjoy the delicious annual Thanksgiving meal prepared by food services. Dinner is included in the meal plans.

The Abel, Cather and Harper Food Centers will serve dinner from 4:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
East Campus Dining Center will serve dinner from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.

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Quiz night

Friday November 19 | 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. | Nebraska Union, the crib

Grab some friends and join this quick, hour-long, all-NETFLIX-themed trivia game. The game will be played on Kahoot. Hosted by UPC Nebraska.

Free for UNL students with Event Pass.
Pre-register at https://go.unl.edu/kahoot-trivia

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Campus Orchestra Show

Sunday November 21 | 3:30 p.m. | Kimball Recital Hall

Campus Orchestra is the string counterpart of other Glenn Korff School of Music ensembles that do not require auditions and include non-majors.

This event is free and open to the public. This concert will also be webcast live. Visit https://music.unl.edu/webcasts on the day of the performance for the link.

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Performance of saxophone ensembles

Sunday November 21 | 7:30 p.m. | Kimball Recital Hall

Saxophone ensembles from the Glenn Korff School of Music perform their fall studio recital.

Free and open to the public. This concert will also be webcast live. Visit https://music.unl.edu/webcasts on the day of the performance for the link.

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Looking for more events and activities? Check out the full list of offers on UNL Events and the student events calendar.


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