9 can't miss events Feb 14-21

Monday, February 14, 2022 9 can't miss events Feb 14-21

The free workshop "Procrastinators Unite… Tomorrow" is Feb. 16, 2022 in Love Library South.

The third week of February brings together a wide variety of recommendations for Huskers to check out.

Valentine's Day Steak Night

February 14

Enjoy steak dinner with all the fixin’s with Dining Services. Bring a friend, SO, or enjoy a delicious meal on your own. Serving hours are 4:30 to 8 p.m. at Abel, Cather, & Harper Dining Centers and 4:30 to 7 p.m. at the East Campus Dining Center.

Dinner is included with the meal plan. View guest prices.


Career Fair

February 14–17

It's the best chance to connect in person with employers offering internships and full-time job opportunities. Career focus areas are assigned to different days to help you strategically target your time. Plan to come on the days with opportunities that match your interest areas – employers will want to meet you.

The fair is in the Nebraska Union on Feb. 14, 15, and 16, and the Nebraska East Union on Feb. 17.


Global Café: Teaching Abroad

February 15  |  12 to 1 p.m.  |  Zoom

Join a roundtable with five UNL graduates who have followed their wanderlust to pursue jobs teaching abroad. Panelist will share their experiences teaching, working and living abroad in Costa Rica, Japan, France, South Korea, and Spain. Learn about best ways to go abroad, how to prepare to take your life abroad, and why you too should follow a similar path.


Tackling the Complex Dynamics of Race, Sports and Social Justice

February 16  |  12:30 to 2 p.m.  |  Willa Cather Dining Complex, Red Cloud A

The University Honors Program’s Cooper Conversation series will highlight the personal experiences of athletes and their advocates and discuss contemporary issues and their historical context in college and professional sports, the media, and the sports industry.

Featured presenters are Nebraska Athletics’ Lawrence Chatters, executive associate athletic director for diversity, equity and inclusion; Jaime Williams, former Husker and NFL tight end, educator and athletic director; Jay Foreman, former Husker and NFL linebacker; and Michael Rose-Ivey, former Husker linebacker.


Free STI Testing

February 16  |  3 to 5:30 p.m.  |  Nebraska Union, Room 338

Free, anonymous and confidential HIV and STI testing with same-day results. No appointment required - just show up. All people 13 years or older are eligible to be tested. Anyone who is sexually active should be tested annually for HIV.


Procrastinators Unite… Tomorrow

February 16  |  5 p.m.  |  Love Library South, Room 221

Kick procrastination to the curb and develop strategies to finish the semester strong at this Success Workshop hosted by the Center for Academic Success & Transitions (CAST).


Couch to 5.10

February 16  |  8 to 10 p.m.  |  Outdoor Adventures Center

In this rock climbing course for beginners, the Outdoor Adventures staff will get you off the couch and start your training toward scaling 5.10’s with skills and confidence. Cost is $55 for UNL students and campus rec members. $85 for non-members.

Register here.


Kevin D. Richardson

February 18  |  7:30 p.m.  |  Nebraska Union, Swanson Auditorium.

A member of the Exonerated Five, Kevin D. Richardson uses his personal experiences as an advocate for criminal justice reform and is a partner of the Innocence Project, helping to exonerate wrongfully convicted people and to bring about change.

This speaking event is free for UNL students with Event Pass.


3-pt Basketball Contest

February 20 & 21  |  6 to 11 p.m.  |  Campus Rec Center

Stop by any time during the listed times on Sunday & Monday to show off your 3-point shooting skills in this contest. Winners will receive an Intramural Sports Champions t-shirt. Free for UNL students.


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