Big Red Welcome continues: 8 events to attend August 30-Sept. 3

Sunday, August 29, 2021 Big Red Welcome continues: 8 events to attend August 30-Sept. 3

Coffee Talks meet Mondays and Thursdays at 3:30 p.m. in the Nebraska Union.

Big Red Welcome events continue into the first six weeks of the semester. Download the NEBRASKA app from the App Store or Google Play to view the upcoming events and create your own personalized Big Red Welcome schedule.

**Anyone attending Big Red Welcome activities should be prepared to show their Safer Community app and Event Pass code on their smartphone to enter the event areas.**

Poster Sale

Daily, August 30–September 3  |  Nebraska Union Plaza

Browse, enjoy, and purchase from hundreds and hundreds of different prints to decorate your residence hall room, apartment, chapter house, or office. Choose from a wide selection of smash-hit classic posters of famous art and images to fresh-off-the-press artist prints, and so much more. Hosted by UPC Nebraska.

Coffee Talks

Monday, August 30 and Thursday, September 2  |  3:30 to 4:30 p.m.  |  Nebraska Union (in area across from Subway)

A twice-weekly gathering for casual and social conversation between international and domestic students. Grab a beverage and join the chat to explore cultures, meet friends and learn about campus.

Dish It Up

Tuesday, August 31  |  12 to 1 p.m.  |  Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center, Unity Room 212

Join a lively weekly discussion about current and hot topics affecting students’ lives, the campus, and society in the United States and globally. Dish It Up is a safe space for students, staff, and faculty to share their personal views, engage in civil discussion, and learn from others.

First Gen Campus Job Info Session

Tuesday, August 31  |  3 to 4:30 p.m.  |  Nebraska Union, Ballroom

Hear directly from career coaches and campus employers on how to find campus jobs. Campus units who will be present are Campus Recreation; University Libraries; Dining Services; Nebraska Unions; University Housing; Landscape Services; Bureau of Sociological Research; and University of Nebraska Foundation.  Additional details

University Libraries Welcome Wagon

Daily, August 30–September 2  |  Various times and campus locations

The University Libraries is rolling out the Welcome Wagon for all new and returning students...with free snacks! Check the schedule to know where and when the Welcome Wagon will be each day.

“Lift Off” Entrepreneurial Community Mural Painting

Wednesday, September 1  |  4 to 6 p.m.  |  Nebraska Union Greenspace

All are welcome to help paint a mural that will be installed in the Center for Entrepreneurship (Rm 315 in Howard L. Hawks Hall). The student-created design is like a big paint-by-number activity. Join for fun, good jams, snacks and getting to know about entrepreneurial opportunities on campus.

MGC & NPHC Block Party

Friday, September 3  |  4 to 7 p.m.  |  Nebraska Union Plaza

A mini cultural festival for students and community to explore cultural organizations on campus, hosted by Multicultural Greek Council and National Pan-Hellenic Council.

Paint at Sheldon

Friday, September 3  |  5:30 to 8:30 p.m.  |  Sheldon Museum of Art's Sculpture Garden

Paint your own art canvas in a tranquil campus garden. All art supplies will be provided. Live music provided by DJ DeWayne. FREE for UNL students with the EventPass app. Additionally, you can browse the artwork inside Sheldon's galleries, which will be open for the monthly First Friday.

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