Student info session featured in weekly lectures, seminars

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Student info session featured in weekly lectures, seminars

UNL Lectures This Week (Oct. 12-18)
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Lectures and seminars at UNL for the week of Oct. 12-18 include “Allow Me to Introduce Myself” information sessions for students on Oct. 15-16. Organized by the Office of Academic Success and Intercultural Services, the sessions will feature information on UNL’s different departments, resources and involvement opportunities.

The “Allow Me to Introduce Myself” sessions are 2 to 2:50 p.m. Oct. 15 and 2:30 to 3:20 p.m. Oct. 16 in the Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center’s Unity Room.

Participating campus groups include the LGBTQA Resource Center, Women’s Center, Student Involvement, Career Services, Campus Recreation and Counseling and Psychological Services.

The events are free and open to all students, faculty and staff.

Other lectures and seminars at UNL during the week of Oct. 12-18 include:

Saturday, Oct. 12

Women Interested in Engineering Day, 9 a.m., Othmer Hall. Call 402-472-7094

Monday, Oct. 14

Conference, “Building the 22nd Century, 8 a.m., CenturyLink Center, Omaha. Call 402-472-6229

Grassland Seminar, “Sustainable Beef Production Depends on Sustainable Use of Crop Residues,” Jim MacDonald, UNL, 3 p.m., East Union. Call 402-472-4101

Seminar, Center for Nanohybrid Functional Materials and Nebraska Center for Materials and Nanoscience, Jeffry Kelber, University of North Texas, 4 p.m., Jorgensen Hall. Call 402-472-2716

Tuesday, Oct. 15

Water Symposium, “Changes: Climate, Water and Life on the Great Plains — Showcasing the Latest Water-Related Research, Programing, Practices and Policy for Nebraska and the Great Plains,” Cornhusker Hotel. Call 402-472-7372

Workshop, “NURAMP Module Four: Research Responsibility,” 9 a.m., Alexander Building West. Call 402-472-7003

Seminar, “Allow Me to Introduce Myself…,” 2 p.m., Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center. Call 402-472-7725

Mechanical and Materials Engineering Graduate Seminar, “Modular Reconfigurable Robots from the University of Pennsylvania,” Mark Yim, University of Pennsylvania, 3:30 p.m., 110 Jorgensen Hall.

Biochemistry and Redox Biology Seminar, “An Emerging Role for the Hyaluronan in the Pathogenesis of Liver Fibrosis,” Michele Pritchard, University of Kansas Medical Center, 4 p.m., N172 Beadle Center. Call 402-472-2932

Lecture, “Building the 22nd Century” Conference, Gen. Stanley McChrystal, 7:30 p.m., Lied Center for Performing Arts. Call 402-472-6229

Wednesday, Oct. 16

Water Law Conference, all day, Cornhusker Hotel, 333 S. 13th St. Call 402-472-7372

Conference, “Building the 22nd Century, 8 a.m., CenturyLink Center, Omaha. Call 402-472-6229

Nebraska Gateway to Nutrigenomics Seminar, “Efficacy of Botanical Supplements in Experimental Animal Models of Inflammatory Bowel Disease,” Amanda Ramer-Tait, UNL, noon, East Union. Call 402-472-3862

Information Session, “Institutional Review Board,” 1 p.m., East Union. Call 402-472-8127

Seminar, “Allow Me to Introduce Myself…,” 2:30 p.m., Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center. Call 402-472-7725

Academic Success Workshop, “Stress Management and Relaxation,” 3 p.m., Love Library South. Call 402-472-1878

Paul A. Olson Seminar in Great Plains Studies, “Blackfoot Redemption,” William Farr, winner of the Great Plains Distinguished Book Prize, 3:30 p.m., Hewit Place. Call 402-472-3964

Natural Resources Research Seminar, “Coloring in the Numbers,” Art Zygielbaum, UNL, 3:30 p.m., Hardin Hall. Call 402-472-7537

Biotechnology/Life Sciences Seminar, “Using Genomics to Dissect Seed Development,” Bob Goldberg, UCLA, 4 p.m., Beadle Center. Call 402-472-2635

Thursday, Oct. 17

Blended Learning Symposium, 9 to 11 a.m., 212 Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center. Call 402-472-4354.

Workshop, “NURAMP Elective: Export Control,” 1 p.m., Alexander Building West. Call 402-472-7003

National Credit Union Day Celebration, free root beer floats, 3 to 5 p.m., University of Nebraska Federal Credit Union, 1720 P St., and 301 N. 52nd St.

Biological Sciences Seminar, Deborah Brown, UNL, 3:30 p.m., Hamilton Hall. Call 402-472-7665

Works in Progress Seminar, “Molecular Mechanisms of Disease,” graduate students Nick Vanderslice and Jon Beck, 4 p.m., Whittier Building. Call 402-472-9309

11th Annual LGBTQA History Month Dinner, 5:30 p.m., Cornhusker Hotel, 333 S. 13th St. Call 402-472-1652

Friday, Oct. 18

Nebraska Symposium on Mass Spectrometry, “Protein Sciences,” 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., East Union Great Plains Room. Call 402-472-6020

Agricultural Economics Seminar, Nathan Hendricks, Kansas State University, 3 p.m. Filley Hall. Call 402-472-2757

Mathematics Colloquium, Ivan Christov, Los Alamos National Laboratory, 4 p.m., 115 Avery Hall. Call 402-472-7223

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