All events are in Central time unless specified.

Monday, October 12

Canadian Thanksgiving

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is in observance and not an event on campus.
A chance for people to give thanks for a good harvest and other fortunes in the past year.
This event originated in Diversity at UNL.

National Indigenous People’s Day

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is in observance and not an event on campus.
An alternative celebration to Columbus Day, gives recognition to the indigenous populations affected by colonization.
This event originated in Diversity at UNL.

Wenninghoff’s Farm

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

Institutional Biosafety Committee Meeting

Date: Time: 2:00 pm–3:30 pm Location: AG Warehouse 1 (EHS Office)
The Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) at UNL is charged with oversight of research involving recombinant and synthetic nucleic acids and biological agents including bacteria, viruses, parasites, fungi, and toxins.
This event originated in Environmental Health & Safety.

NRDI Book Club Session #3

“Black Faces, White Spaces” by Carolyn Finney

Date: Time: 3:00 pm–4:00 pm Location: Zoom Discussion
Discussing Chapters 4 and 5
This event originated in Natural Resources Diversity Initiative.

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.

Say Their Names: Centering Black Women Activists in the Struggle for Justice

Date: Time: 3:30 pm–4:45 pm Location: Zoom
Drs. Jeannette Jones, History and Ethnic Studies at UNL, and Zakiya Luna, sociology department at the University of CA-Santa Barbara, will examine the often-overlooked activism and leadership of women of color in the United States. This dialogue and …
This event originated in Women’s and Gender Studies.

Plant Pathology Fall 2020 Seminar Series-Nikita Gambhir

Date: Time: 4:00 pm–5:00 pm Location: via Zoom ONLY
Nikita Gambhir, graduating PhD student in Dr. Sydney Everhart’s lab, will be presenting her defense seminar “Fungicide Resistance: Surveillance, Risk Assessment and Evolution in Two Soil-Borne Pathogens”
This event originated in Plant Pathology Department.

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.

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.

Plenty of Beauty at the Bottom National Image Contest

Date: Time: 12:00 am–11:55 pm Location: Remote
In honor of National Nanotechnology Day, October 9th, the National Nanotechnology Coordinated Infrastructure (NNCI) is hosting their annual Plenty of Beauty at the Bottom image contest. Referencing Richard Feynman’s 1959 lecture, “There’s Plenty …
This event originated in NCMN Outreach/Education.

4-H EGG Cam Live Hatching

Date: Time: All Day Location: Online
Lancaster County 4-H EGG Cam allows you and other viewers around the world to witness the amazing process of chicks hatching.
This event originated in Nebraska Extension in Lancaster County.

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.

Shemini Atzeret

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is in observance and not an event on campus.
A Jewish holiday also known as “The Eighth (Day) of Assembly” takes place the day after the Sukkot festival, where gratitude for the fall harvest is deeply internalized.
This event originated in Diversity at UNL.