University Program Council presents hypnotist Jim Wand

Jim Wand
Jim Wand

The University Program Council (UPC) presents two back-to-back shows of hypnotist Jim Wand at 7 and 9 p.m., Jan. 24 in the Nebraska East Union Great Plains Room. This event will be free for UNL students with a valid NCard and $5 for faculty, staff and the general public.

Wand has been involved in the field of hypnosis for more than 30 years and is considered to be one of the most professional hypnotic entertainers in the world today. Wand holds a Ph.D. in the field of psychology and has more than 9,000 professional engagements to his credit, including hundreds of colleges across the United States.

Not only is he famous among the college crowd, Wand has worked with such personalities as Jay Leno, Chris Rock, Carrot Top, Larry the Cable Guy, Sylvester Stallone, George Strait and Rascal Flatts, just to name a few. Wand has also appeared on numerous TV programs including a national FOX special entitled "WOW", Comedy Central and numerous other appearances on FOX, ABC, NBC and CBS.

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The University Program Council (UPC) is a student organization that provides diverse, educational and entertaining programs to enhance the UNL community. UPC acts as the executive body responsible for the implementation of programs and activities funded by University Programs and Facilities Fees (UPFF). For more than 75 years, UPC has been providing entertainment for UNL students in the form of films, speakers, concerts and more. For more information, please visit: or follow UPC Nebraska on Facebook and Twitter.

— Karen Freimund Wills, UPC

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