All events are in Central time unless specified.

Monday, October 5

Contextualizing the Role of Women in Child Trafficking: Haiti and the restavèk system

presented by Dr. Fiona de Hoog Cius

Date: Time: All Day Location: Online
This talk provides an overview of the restavèk practice of child slavery in Haiti and reveals the dominant role of women in perpetuating the system. It explores the root causes behind the practice by contextualizing the actions of women involved in …
This event originated in Human Rights and Humanitarian Affairs.

Wenninghoff’s Farm

Date: Time: 10:00 am–5:00 pm Location: Wenninghoff’s Farm
This event originated in Buy Fresh Buy Local.

4-H EGG Cam Live Candling

Date: Time: 1:00 pm Location: Online
Lancaster County 4-H EGG Cam allows you and other viewers around the world to witness the amazing process of chicks hatching. Candling is the use of a bright light to shine through an egg to check fertility and embryology development. All ages will …
This event originated in Nebraska Extension in Lancaster County.

Coffee Talks: Conversations between International & Domestic Students

hosted by Student Involvement

Date: Time: 3:30 pm–4:30 pm Location: Nebraska Union
Grab a beverage and join in the twice-weekly casual gatherings to chat about each other’s cultures, meet friends, and learn about campus.

Plant Pathology Fall 2020 Seminar Series-Michael Richter

Date: Time: 4:00 pm–5:00 pm Location: via Zoom ONLY
Michael Richter, PhD student in Dr. Rich Wilson’s lab, will be presenting “Evidence for host glutathione uptake by Magnaporthe oryzae and redeployment to suppress rice innate immunity”
This event originated in Plant Pathology Department.

SVMBS Research Seminar Series – Claudio L. Afonso

It is time for Agnostic Diagnostics?

Date: Time: 4:00 pm–5:00 pm Location: SVMBS Zoom Webinar
A virtual seminar will be presented by Claudio L. Afonso, senior scientist at Base2BIO.

Pride in the Workplace

Conversations & Connections

Date: Time: 5:00 pm–6:00 pm Location: Virtual Zoom Webinar
LGBTQA+ students and allies, who champion inclusion in the workplace, are invited for a time of networking and dialogue with companies taking strides to foster diversity. Meet representatives from Conagra Brands, Glint, Hyatt, Kutak Rock LLP, …
This event originated in Career Services.

The Early Childhood Asian Culture and Its Similarities to the United States

Date: Time: 7:00 pm–8:00 pm Location: Online
Let us take a peek into raising a child in Asia. We will explore the culture and customs of Asian families and see how we can intertwine the culture into our early childhood center or home.

Ongoing Events

Fall 2020 Regular Academic Session

Date: Time: All Day Location: Academic Calendar
This event originated in Academic Calendar.

All full-length Regular Academic Session course withdrawals noted with a grade of “W” on academic re

Date: Time: All Day Location: Academic Calendar
This event originated in Academic Calendar.

Open registration for Fall 2020 Three Week Session

Date: Time: All Day Location: Academic Calendar
This event originated in Academic Calendar.

Hostile Terrain 94 Nebraska - Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts Exhibition

A participatory exhibition about the humanitarian crisis at the US-Mexico border and how it connects

Date: Time: All Day Location: Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts
*Subject to change based on local health directives*
This event originated in College of Arts and Sciences.

My Husker Action

Date: Time: All Day Location: Virtual
For the month of October, the Office of Diversity and Inclusion invites you to join us in recognizing opportunities to acknowledge authentic, genuine, and intentional actions to eradicate systematic racism, injustice, and inequality. As part of the …
This event originated in Diversity at UNL.

CAS Day(s) of Service

Donations to help the Lincoln community throughout the month of October

Date: Time: All Day Location: CAS Buildings
The College of Arts and Sciences is engaging faculty, staff, and students to make an impact through volunteerism and support of people in need within our community. Due to COVID-19, our “day” of service this year will be a month-long, targeted …
This event originated in College of Arts and Sciences.

Hispanic Heritage Month

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is in observance and not an event on campus.
This month corresponds with Mexican Independence Day, which is celebrated on September 16, and recognizes the revolution in 1810 that ended Spanish dictatorship.
This event originated in Diversity at UNL.

LGBT History Month

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is in observance and not an event on campus.
A U.S. observance started in 1994 to recognize lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender history and the history of the gay rights movement.
This event originated in Diversity at UNL.

National Disability Employment Awareness Month

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is in observance and not an event on campus.
This observance was launched in 1945 when Congress declared the first week in October as “National Employ the Physically Handicapped Week.” In 1998, the week was extended to a month and renamed. The annual event draws attention to employment …
This event originated in Diversity at UNL.