Omaha E-Week Schedule

Omaha E-Week Schedule

Please join the Nebraska Engineering Student Council at Omaha (NESCO) in celebrating National Engineers Week, Feb. 18-24, 2018!  Come enjoy a variety of opportunities, provided to you by many of our student organizations, to interact with fellow students, faculty, staff and industry.  The week's activities would not be possible without the support of our sponsors...THANK YOU!

Monday, February 19, 2018
9:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Pancake Man*
Sponsored by the Durham School

  • Come enjoy free pancakes, sausage and orange juice!
PKI Atrium

11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Career Development Lunch*
Sponsored by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

  • Hear from a panel of engineers on how to prepare for the real world of engineering.
  • FREE lunch from Mama’s Pizza!
PKI 158
1:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Tour of Holland Performing Arts Center
Hosted by University of Nebraska Acoustical Society of America (ASA)

  • Check-in 1:00-1:30 P.M. in PKI Atrium
  • Provided transportation departs at 1:30 P.M. and returns to PKI at approximately 4 P.M.
  • Registration deadline: Feb. 16

PKI Atrium


6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Game Show Night*
Hosted by Freshman Engineering Student Council at Omaha (FrESCO)

  • Participate in game shows such as Jeopardy, Whose Line Is It Anyways, Family Feud, and Minute To Win It.
  • Share your “America’s Funniest Home Video”, and/or a meme you created, for all to enjoy. (submit in advance to
  • Prizes available for game shows and video/meme submissions.
  • FREE pizza and Raising Cane’s!
PKI 158
All Day

Golden Calculator

Find the golden calculator and win a brand-new TI-Nspire CX Calculator! Clues to where it is hiding will be given out on Facebook each morning (until found). Like NESCOmaha on Facebook or @NESCOmaha on Twitter to keep updated! If you are the lucky one who finds it, make sure to email Tyler Apgar ( then take a selfie with it and post it on the NESCOmaha Facebook or Twitter page and hashtag it as #OmahaGoldenCalculator


Tuesday, February 20, 2018
10:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M.

Hosted by UN Robotics

  • Drive robots, win prizes, and eat free pizza (arriving at Noon)!
PKI Atrium

1:00 - 3:00 P.M.

Tacos and Telenovelas*
Hosted by Latin@s in Science & Engineering

  • Brush up on your Spanish and win prizes for the telenovela clip-translating contest!
  • All are welcome to enjoy free authentic Mexican food from a local taqueria!
PKI 158

3:00 - 5:00 P.M.

Leaning Tower Design Competition*
Hosted by Society of American Military Engineers (SAME)

  • Individuals compete for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place prizes!
PKI Atrium

5:00 - 7:30 P.M.

Free Pizza Dinner and a Movie*
Hosted by Nebraska Engineering Student Council of Omaha (NESCO)

  • 5:00 – 7:00 P.M., Godfather's Pizza
    • The first 75 students to swipe their MavCARD get a free buffet dinner.
  • 6:00 – 7:30 P.M., Aksarben Cinema
    • The first 75 students to swipe their MavCARD get a free movie ticket.
    • Movie ticket must be used before close of business on 2/20.

Godfather's & Aksarben Cinema

(Aksarben Village Locations)

All Day Golden Calculator clues Online

Wednesday, February 21, 2018
11:00 A.M. - 1:30 P.M.

Mario Kart: Live Action Battle Royale*
Hosted by Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (PKI-IEEE) & UNO Maker's Group

  • Free fun, food, and prizes!
PKI Atrium

2:00 - 4:00 P.M.

K'Nex Bridge Building Competition*
Hosted by Engineering Earthquake Research Institute (EERI)

  • Teams of two compete for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place prizes!
  • Free Krispy Kreme donuts!
PKI 158

5:00 - 7:00 P.M.

Engineer's Night Out*
Hosted by Architectural Engineering Student Leadership and Advisory Committee (AESLAC)

  • An opportunity to engage with local industry while enjoying some great food!
Dudley's (Aksarben Village)

All Day Golden Calculator clues Online

Thursday, February 22, 2018
8:00 - 10:00 A.M.

Mindfulness Bagel Breakfast*
Hosted by Society of Women Engineers (SWE)

  • Enjoy stress-lowering activities with free Panera bagels.
  • FREE 5 minute chair massages!
  • One lucky person will win a 30-minute massage at H&K!
PKI Atrium
11:00 A.M. - 1:00 P.M.

Trebuchet Building Competition*
Hosted by American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)

  • Free food and prizes!
PKI Atrium

1:30 - 3:30 P.M.

Engineering Trivia*
Hosted by American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE)

  • Compete for prizes or be an audience member.
  • Enjoy FREE cookies from Eileen's!
PKI 158
4:30 - 5:00 P.M.

Pre-Industry Mixer: How to Network
Hosted by Engineering Career Services

  • Drop-in and learn basic skills on how to network with industry.
PKI 161

5:00 - 7:00 P.M.

Industry Networking Mixer*
Hosted by National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE)

  • Mix and mingle with industry while enjoying some great appetizers!
  • Registration deadline: Feb. 20
PKI 158
All Day Golden Calculator clues Online

Friday, February 23, 2018
3:30 - 6:30 P.M.

UNO Hockey Tailgate*
Hosted by NESCO

  • All are welcome to enjoy games, door prizes, and FREE BBQ!
  • Games include:  Pedestel Jousting in the Atrium, trike races, and other fun games!
  • Food served at 4:30 P.M. and final E-Week prize drawing begins at 5:30 P.M.…MUST BE PRESENT TO WIN!
  • Participants will receive raffle tickets for each E-Week activity attended (MavCARD swipes at each event). The more E-Week events you attend, the greater your chances to win a raffle prize!
  • Final raffle prize list available HERE
  • Those attending the UNO Hockey game will walk/ride over to Baxter Arena at 6:30 P.M.

PKI 158


PKI Atrium

All Day Golden Calculator clues Online

*Food While Supplies Last