UNL lectures this week (April 13-19)

Campus lectures for the week of April 13-19

Tuesday, April 16

Forum, Chancellor’s University Safety Committee, 3 p.m., East Union. Call 402-310-5117

Women’s and Gender Studies Colloquium, “Gender, Race, and the Missing Link: Science and the Transatlantic Debate on ‘The Negro Question,’” Jeannette Eileen Jones, UNL, 3:30 p.m., Nebraska Union. Call 402-472-9392

Entomology Lecture, “Dynamics of the Sweet Potato Potyvirus Aphid Pathosystem in Louisiana,” Everlyne Wosula, postdoc research assistant, 4 p.m., Entomology Hall. Call 402-472-2123

Biochemistry/Redox Biology Seminar, "Mitochondrion is A Novel Center for Redox Signaling," Daret St. Clair, University of Kentucky, 4 p.m., N172 Beadle Center. Call 402-472-3173


Wednesday, April 17

UAAD General Meeting, “Looking Ahead and Reaching Back: Lessons for Fun Living,” JoAnne Owens-Nausler, 11:45 a.m., site to be announced. Call 402-472-6861

Nebraska Gateway to Nutrigenomics Seminar, “Free Fatty Acids Cause Lipoapoptosis of Biliary Epithelial Cells,” Justin Mott, University of Nebraska Medical Center, noon, East Union. Call 402-472-3862

Seminar, Preview of MyUNL Blackboard new features, 12:30 p.m., Nebraska Union. jvanhof@unl.edu

Water Seminar Series, “The U.S. Drought of 2012: Once-in-a-Generation Crop Calamity," Brad Rippey, USDA, 3:30 p.m., Hardin Hall. Call 402-472-7372

Biotechnology/Life Sciences Seminar, “Environmental Risk Assessments for Genetically Engineered Crops with Combined Insect-Resistance Traits,” Steven Levine, Monsanto Company, 4 p.m., Beadle Center. Call 402-472-2635


Thursday, April 18

Biochemistry Graduate Student Seminar, Jennifer Catlett, noon, Beadle Center. Call 402-472-2932

McConnel Dissertation Fellowship Seminar, "U.S. Employment: A Regional Beveridge Curve Approach," Hanna Hartman, doctoral candidate, 12:30 p.m., 222 CBA. Call 402-472-6349

UAAD Workshop, "Securing Your Own Mask First: Managing Your Own Health," JoAnne Owens-Nausler, 1 p.m., Gaughan Multicultural Center, Unity Room. Call 402-472-8035

Biological Sciences Seminar, “Testing a General Theory of Macroecology Using Big Data,” Ethan White, Utah State University, 3:30 p.m., 112 Hamilton Hall.

Visiting Artist Seminar featuring James Siena, 5:30 p.m., Sheldon Museum of Art. Call 402-472-9339


Friday, April 19

Lecture, Ronald Simons, University of Georgia, 12:30 p.m., Nebraska Union. Call 402-472-3631

Geography General Seminar, “Mapping Matters: Cartography as a Means and an End,” Matthew Dooley, University of Wisconsin–River Falls, 2 p.m., Hardin Hall. Call 402-472-7531

Chemistry Colloquium, "Advanced Antithrombotic and Bactericidal Nitric Oxide Releasing Materials/Devices: Development, Characterization and Biomedical Applications," Mark Meyerhoff, University of Michigan, 3:30 p.m., Hamilton Hall. Call 402-472-3523

Nebraska Center for Materials and Nanoscience Seminar, “Visualization and Manipulation of Polarization and Screen Charges,” Seungbum Hong, Argonne National Laboratory, 3:30 p.m., 136 Jorgensen Hall. Call 402-472-2716

Mathematics Colloquium, Taro Toyoizumi, 4 p.m., 115 Avery Hall. Call 402-472-7223

Lecture, " Intersecting Archives and the Stratigraphy of Interpretation: Re-evaluating Inequality in Chaco Canyon, New Mexico, A.D. 800-1200," Carrie Heitman, Northwestern University, 4 p.m., 907 Oldfather Hall. Call 402-472-2411

Astronomy Lecture, “The New Horizons Mission: Pluto and Beyond,” Susan Benecchi, Carnegie Institution of Washington and Planetary Science Institute, 7 p.m., Nebraska Union. Call 402-472-9223