UNL Lectures this Week (Feb. 23 to March 1)

Campus lectures for the week Feb. 23 to March 1

Sunday, Feb. 24

Garden Friends Annual Lecture and Luncheon, "A Gathering of Friends," lecture by Jan Riggenbach, 12:30 p.m., Landscape Services Shop, East Campus. Call 402-450-4639


Tuesday, Feb. 26

Helen Kelley Symposium for Excellence in Education lecture, "Elevating the Capacity of Classroom Experiences for Promoting Children's Learning Teacher-Child Interactions," 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., East Union, Great Plains Room.

Biochemistry/Redox Biolog Center Seminar, “A Kinase-Phosphatase Network for Ion Channel Regulation in Plants,” Sheng Luan, University of California, Berkeley, 4 p.m., N172 Beadle Center. 402-472-3173

Entomology Lecture, “Medicinal Properties of Insects,” Ashley Yates, graduate student, 4 p.m., Entomology Hall. Call 402-472-2123

E.N. Thompson Forum on World Issues, Lewis E. Harris Lecture on Public Policy, “True Islam: Human Rights, Faith and Women,” Shirin Ebadi, Nobel Laureate, 7 p.m., Lied Center for Performing Arts. Call 402-472-0074


Wednesday, Feb. 27

Spring 2013 Water Seminar Series, “Resistance and Resilience of Aquatic Communities to Low Flow Disturbance,” Annika Walters, University of Wyoming, 3:30 p.m., Hardin Hall. Call 402-472-7372

Supercomputing Mini Workshop, "Getting Started with Supercomputing in 20 Minutes," Wayne Cheng-Wei Huang, XSEDE, a NSF-funded national supercomputer network, 3:30 p.m. refreshments, 4 p.m. lecture, 117 Bessey Hall. Email wayne@huskers.unl.edu

Biotechnology/Life Sciences Seminar, “Learning from Natural Immunity to HIV-1: Developing Effective Vaccine and Identifying Novel Target for HIV-1 Prevention and Treatment,” Ma Luo, University of Manitoba, 3:30 p.m. reception, 4 p.m. Beadle Center. Call 402-472-2635

Poetry Reading, Li-Young Lee, 7:30 p.m., Great Plains Art Museum.


Thursday, Feb. 28

Blended Learning Colloquium, 11:30 p.m., Gaughan Multicultural Center. Call 402-472-5204

Biochemistry Graduate Student Seminar, Samantha Swenson, noon, Beadle Center. Call 402-472-2932

Discipline-Based Education Research Seminar, "Formative Assessment as Action Research for Improving Student Learning," Kathleen Wilson, Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education, 2 p.m., 219 Bessey Hall. Email larthurs2@unl.edu

Biological Sciences Seminar, Joseph Dauer, Michigan State University, 3:30 p.m., 112 Hardin Hall. Call 402-472-2729

History Lecture, “Henry Ford’s War Against Jews and the Legal Battle Against Hate Speech,” Vicki Woeste, American Bar Association, 7 p.m., Bessey Hall.


Friday, March 1

Geography Seminar, "Political-Geographical Interpretation of Recent Presidential Elections," Clark Archer, geography, 2 p.m., 163 Hardin Hall. Call 402-472-7531

Chemistry Colloquium, "Nanobiotechnology: Future Promises for Medicine and Energy," David Cliffel, Vanderbilt University, 3:30 p.m., 112 Hamilton Hall. Call 402-472-3523

Clayton Yeutter International Trade Program Visiting Scholar Lecture featuring Kym Anderson, University of Adelaide, 4 p.m., Law College. Email marilyn.m.hoskins@gmail.com

Science and Gender Matters: No Limits conference keynote, "But What Happens When the Scientists are Women?" Janet Kourany, University of Notre Dame, 4:30 p.m., Sheldon Museum of Art. Call 402-472-9392