Research SLAM, pilates and lattes are among the 5 activities not to be missed

We’ve combed through the campus calendars to bring your attention to the interesting events happening this week. Here are five activities that might interest you.

For even more student-focused events, bookmark this calendar.

What were you wearing?

April 11, 12 and 13 | 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. | Neihardt Center, room 118

An exhibition that asks participants to understand that it is never about clothes when there is sexual violence. This exhibit will show re-enactments of outfits worn by those who were sexually assaulted with accompanying stories from survivors. Inspired by the poem “What I Was Wearing” by Dr. Mary Simmerling, the project aims to shed light on the burden of self-blame carried by the question that is ever-present for most survivors and the inability to let go of these clothes and experience. .

The exhibition is free and open to the public.

hosted by the Center for Advocacy, Response & Education (CARE).

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Pilates & Lattes

April 12 | 8 a.m. | Campus recreation center, fitness room

Enjoy an energizing 50-minute Pilates class in the morning and be rewarded afterwards with a sweet sip of coffee prepared by the wellness team.

Pre-register in the Mindbody app or online.

run by Campus Loisirs.

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SLAM Research Student Days

April 13 | 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. | Wick Alumni Center

Graduate and undergraduate students from ALL DISCIPLINES who submitted proposals and were selected as finalists will communicate their work in short, dynamic and engaging presentations, with a winner to be chosen by the audience. Lunch will be served at 11:30 a.m. and the Slam competition will follow from noon to 1:00 p.m. Students will share their work in a fun and supportive environment; the winner will receive a prize of $500 and the other finalists will each receive $100.

hosted by the Office of Research and Economic Development.

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Listening night: learn how to register to vote

April 13 | 5 to 6 p.m. | Nebraska Union, Swanson Auditorium

The Huskers will have the chance to discuss the steps to register to vote and decode the ballot in the upcoming 2022 Nebraska election with nonpartisan organizations, as well as their fellow students, to find ground for understanding and involvement in the community, state and nation. .

Panel members and nonpartisan organizations present will be John Cartier (Civic Nebraska) and Karina Hernandez (Nebraska Civic Engagement Table).

The representative of each organization will speak for a short time before giving the floor to the students for questions and to share their stories.

hosted by hosted by Huskers Vote Coalition at UNL; Civic Nebraska; Lincoln Asian Community and Cultural Center; Nebraska Civic Engagement Table; and OutNebraska.

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Ice Cream Bike Ride

April 13 | 5 to 7 p.m. | Outdoor adventure center

A group of cyclists will meet at the Outdoor Adventures Center on the city campus and pedal along Lincoln’s suburban trails to East Campus to enjoy sweet treats at the famous UNL Dairy Store. Bikes, helmets, ice cream and instructions are provided.

Free for UNL students but pre-registration required.

run by Campus Loisirs.

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