Voter registration tables take over Love Library all week + 7 other events

Monday, April 15, 2024 Voter registration tables take over Love Library all week + 7 other events

Husker Vote Coalition member explains to a student how to register to vote at a voter registration table on campus.

Voter Registration Tables

12 to 2 p.m. All Week | Love Library South

Huskers are invited to stop by voter registration tables to register to vote, check voter registration status, and sign up to vote by mail for elections in Nebraska or out of the state. If you live in the residence halls, you can use that as your address to register and vote in the Nebraska Union on Election Day.

37th Annual New Venture Competition

April 16 & 18 | Nebraska Union & Rococo Theatre

The New Venture Competition is a showcase of entrepreneurial spirit, innovation and competition. During the two-day event, undergraduate and graduate students will pitch their business plans to a panel of judges and field questions based on feasibility, market potential, financial projections and more. Judge panels are comprised of founders and professionals in the entrepreneurship space who are dedicated to advancing entrepreneurship in Nebraska and beyond.

The New Venture Competition uses a bracket-style (3 rounds, knockout elimination) competition. Teams advance through two preliminary rounds on Day 1. Following those two rounds, four teams will compete against one another on Day 2. One grand prize of $15,000 will be awarded, as well as cash prizes for 2nd-4th place. Prizes will be awarded immediately following the competition during the awards reception.

ASUN Leadership Transition

6:30 p.m. April 17 | Nebraska Union, Platte River Room

The newly elected student government executive team, senators, and committee members will be sworn into office. Members of the campus community are welcome to attend.

Potted Plant Painting

5:30 to 8 p.m. April 18 | Massengale Multipurpose Room

Relax and get creative at this crafty event. Paint a succulent plant pot. Pots, paints, brushes will be provided. Coloring pages will also be available for an alternative activity. Plus, enjoy snacks while you craft.

Student Night at The Ross

All Day April 18 | Ross Theaters

Show your student ID to get $1.00 tickets, popcorn, and drinks for all screenings at The Ross during Student Night.


Music Bingo Night

6 to 8 p.m. April 19 | Nebraska Union, Regency Suite

Play for free to win amazing prize packages at a huge one-night game. It’s not video bingo, virtual bingo, or even paper-and-dauber-style bingo…this is gonna be MUSIC BINGO.

Bring friends as there is plenty of space and cards for HUNDREDS of Huskers to play. Prepare your knowledge of popular music - or at least be able to recognize songs by sound - because that is the key for you can win.

Two games will be played (about 45 minutes each). Snippets of songs will be played to the audience and players will match the song to a square on their bingo card.

Litter Cleanup at Deadman's Run Tributary

8 a.m. to 12 p.m. April 19 | Deadman's Run Tributary on East Campus

Students, faculty, and staff are invited to join Environmental Health & Safety, IANR, and Agronomy & Horticulture for a litter cleanup at the Deadman’s Run Tributary. The Deadman’s Run Tributary is located on UNL’s East Campus. This area is home to many of Nebraska’s native plants and animals and is a shining example of our beautiful campus. The area is impacted by litter pulled in by wind and rain. Volunteer for a litter cleanup in the tributary.

Participants are encouraged to wear long pants, a long-sleeved shirt, close-toed shoes, sunscreen, and bug spray.

Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon 2024

2 to 5 p.m. April 22 | Love Library South, Room 221

University Libraries is collaborating with Wendy Katz, professor, School of Art, Art History & Design, and her students in the special topics course Art History 398: Recovering the Lost on creating or editing the entries of Notable Nebraskans in Wikipedia. This drop-in event is free and open to the public.

Some of the notable Nebraskans being written about include Mabel Lee, director of physical education for women at UNL; Edna Bullock, first Executive Secretary of Nebraska Public Library Commission (1901-1906), librarian, writer, and UNL alumna; and Hilda Raz, former UNL professor, former editor of Prairie Schooner, and writer.

All are welcome at this event — from experienced editors to newcomers — so there is no need to know how to edit. Libraries faculty will be on hand to instruct on the steps to being an editor. There will be opportunities to edit in both minor and major ways.

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