7 interesting events to attend March 22–25

Monday, March 21, 2022 7 interesting events to attend March 22–25

Maggie Nichols

We comb through the campus calendars to draw your attention to interesting events happening each week. Here are seven activities that may grab your interest this week.

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

E. N. Thompson Forum: “Performative Activism: Youths Reckoning with Racial Justice”

March 22  |  7 p.m.  |  The Bay, 2005 Y St.

Activists within the UNL and Lincoln communities come together to discuss racial justice -- what they’ve done, what they do, and how to move forward.

hosted by E.N. Thompson Forum and University Honors Program.


Bike Maintenance Clinic

March 23  |  5 to 6:30 p.m.  |  Outdoor Adventures Center

Part 1 of a two-night clinic (the 2nd half is March 30). Keep your ride in tip-top shape by learning the basics of DIY bicycle maintenance. Taught by Outdoor Adventures' own Bike Shop professionals and mechanics.


Athlete A: documentary

March 23  |  7 p.m.  |  Nebraska Union, Swanson Auditorium

Watch a screening of Athlete A, a documentary spotlighting the sex abuse of hundreds of young athletes involved with USA gymnastics. Hear the story of Maggie Nichols who spoke up about the abuse she endured and the impact that had on her Olympic dreams. This documentary will detail the more than 500 athletes who would eventually come forward to share their stories of systematic abuse and institutionalized corruption within the world of gymnastics.

After the screening there will be a chance to discuss and debrief the film with CARE Advocates.

This event is in advance Maggie Nichols' visit and presentation to campus on March 25.

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


Women’s History Month Celebration

March 24  |  3 to 5 p.m.  |  Nebraska East Union, Gret Plains Room

An afternoon award ceremony to announce the the 2022 recipients of the Chancellor’s Outstanding Contributions to the Status of Women Award, as well as the Women of Courage, Character, and Commitment Awards. RSVP to attend.

hosted by the Women's Center.


Shave for the Brave

March 24  |  5 to 7 p.m.  |  Abel Hall's Welcome Center

The National Residence Hall Honorary will partner with the St. Baldrick's Foundation to raise funds during their annual on-campus "Shave for the Brave." Sign up now as a team, individual, or volunteer - you can be a hero for a child.


Shamrock Shakin’ it

March 24  |  8 p.m.  |  Campus Rec Center, Fitness Room

Since St. Patrick's Day was during Spring Break, here's a chance to show your green on campus. Shake and shimmy your way to this St. Patrick’s Day-themed MixxedFit group fitness class. Wear green, and get ready to move and exercise. Pre-register in the Mindbody App or online.

hosted by Campus Recreation.


Maggie Nichols

March 25  |  7:30 p.m.  |  Nebraska Union Swanson Auditorium

Speaker Maggie Nichols is a former collegiate and US National Olympic gymnast. Known not only for her extraordinary skill as an athlete, she is also recognized for her testimony against Larry Nassar’s abuse and inappropriate actions while serving as the US National Gymnastic team’s physician.

Free for UNL students with Event Pass.

hosted by UPC Nebraska.


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