All events are in Central time unless specified.

Friday, April 8

Buddha Day (Vesak or Visakha Puja)

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is in observance and not an event on campus.
A Buddhist festival that marks Gautama Buddha’s birth, enlightenment and death. It falls on the day of the full moon in May and it is a gazetted holiday in India.
This event originated in Diversity at UNL.

Lancaster County Extension Board Meeting

Date: Time: 8:00 am Location: Nebraska Extension in Lancaster County
Monthly meeting of the Lancaster County Extension Board, usually held the 2nd Friday of each month. Meetings are open to the public.
This event originated in Nebraska Extension in Lancaster County.

One Day Without Shoes Drive

Date: Time: 8:00 am–5:00 pm Location: Tetrad Property Group
Nebraska Innovation Campus is a proud partner for the annual “One Day Without Shoes” event. Organized by People’s City Mission and Cornhusker Bank, the event aims to collect new or used wearable footwear for people in need.
This event originated in NIC Events Calendar.

An Unexpected Change, An Art Exhibition

Date: Time: 9:00 am–8:00 pm Location: Nebraska Innovation Campus, 2nd Floor Link
We are thrilled to welcome artist Jamie Stephenson back to NIC! Jamie’s work is on display in the Link (2nd floor) through April 27.
This event originated in NIC Events Calendar.

Artist in Residence Sarah Rowe

2022 Elizabeth Rubendall Artist in Residence

Date: Time: 10:00 am–5:00 pm Location: Great Plains Art Museum
The Great Plains Art Museum will host Omaha-based artist Sarah Rowe as the 2022 Elizabeth Rubendall Artist in Residence April 5-16, 2022.
This event originated in Center for Great Plains Studies.

MS Thesis Defense - Sophia Becker

Feasibility assessment on use of proximal geophysical sensors to support precision management

Date: Time: 10:00 am–11:00 am Location: Hardin Hall
To keep up with the global food demand, modern agriculture seeks to optimize production on current agricultural land. One method of optimization is through precision management, where field zones are managed according to variation in soil properties …
This event originated in School of Natural Resources.

Painted Quilts of the Hopi Mesas

Hosted by International Quilt Museum

Date: Time: 10:00 am–4:00 pm Location: International Quilt Museum
Painted Quilts from the Hopi Mesas is an exhibition of quilts and other objects made by the Hopi people of northeast Arizona. The exhibition opens October 22, 2021 and runs through April 30, 2022.
This event originated in Diversity at UNL.

Tim Youd retyping Willa Cather’s “O Pioneers!”

Date: Time: 10:00 am–3:30 pm Location: Outside Architecture Hall
Tim Youd, performance artist, is scheduled from April 1-8 on the University of Nebraska–Lincoln campus, where he will type “O Pioneers!” at the site of a famous photo of Cather taken during her time as a student at the University of Nebraska in …
This event originated in Libraries.

CEHS College Awards

CEHS faculty & staff are invited.

Date: Time: 10:30 am–12:00 pm Location: Nebraska Union
CEHS Faculty & Staff are invited to join the college in celebrating the 2022 college award recipients. Lunch will be served.
This event originated in CEHS.

Spring 2022 Nebraska Methodology Workshop Series — Workshop 1

Featuring Jessica DeCuir-Gunby, North Carolina St. University

Date: Time: 10:30 am–12:30 pm Location: Virtual
Jessica DeCuir-Gunby, head of the Department of Teacher Education and Learning Sciences at North Carolina State University, leads the MAP Academy’s Spring 2022 Nebraska Methodology Applications Series.

Tea Time Friday

Kawasaki Reading Room

Date: Time: 11:00 am–4:00 pm Location: Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center
Join us to sample a new tea with a snack each week! COVID-19 protocols will be enforced for student and staff safety along with adhering to current health department and university guidelines.
This event originated in Kawasaki Reading Room .

Voter Registration Days

hosted by Huskers Vote Coalition

Date: Time: 11:00 am–1:00 pm Location: Nebraska Union
An in-person opportunity for students, staff, and faculty to become a registered voter and learn details about the upcoming primary election in Nebraska.
This event originated in Huskers Vote Coalition.

Lunch & Learn

Date: Time: 12:00 pm–1:00 pm Location: Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center
Come and learn about Disability, and the Spaces and Societal Interactions that help form its culture by Amelia-Marie Altstadt. This is a Hybrid option, you can RSVP at go.unl.edu/lal

Sociology Colloquium Series: “Religious Exemption, LGBT Rights, and the Social Construction of Harm and Freedom”

Date: Time: 12:30 pm–1:30 pm Location: Virtual
Presented by Dr. Emily Kazyak (UNL Departments of Sociology and Women’s & Gender Studies) and Dr. Kelsy Burke (UNL Department of Sociology)
This event originated in Sociology.

Spring 2022 Nebraska Methodology Workshop Series — Workshop 2

Featuring Jessica DeCuir-Gunby, North Carolina St. University

Date: Time: 1:30 pm–4:30 pm Location: Virtual
Jessica DeCuir-Gunby, head of the Department of Teacher Education and Learning Sciences at North Carolina State University, leads the MAP Academy’s Spring 2022 Nebraska Methodology Applications Series.

“Sustainability of Rice Production - Integrated Frameworks to Capture Synergies and Tradeoffs” Cameron Pittelkow

UNL Agronomy and Horticulture seminar series

Date: Time: 3:30 pm Location: Online via Zoom
This event originated in Water Issues.

UNL Agronomy and Horticulture seminar series

Date: Time: 3:30 pm–4:30 pm Location: Zoom
Sustainability of Rice Production – Integrated Frameworks to Capture Synergies and Tradeoffs featuring Cameron Pittelkow, Associate Professor of Agronomy and Agroecosystems, Department of Plant Sciences, University of California, Davis.
This event originated in NIC Events Calendar.

Stop, Serve, and Mingle

Date: Time: 4:00 pm–6:00 pm Location: Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center
Stop, Serve and Mingle is a social event where students are able to eat snacks and interact with each other all while creating crafts and cards for the community.

Stop, Serve, and Mingle

Date: Time: 4:00 pm–6:00 pm Location: Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center
Stop, Serve and Mingle is a social event where students are able to eat snacks and interact with each other all while creating crafts and cards for the community.

Kiwanis Karnival - Lincoln, NE

Date: Time: 5:30 pm–7:30 pm Location: Elliott Elementary School
Families of 4-H members and Elliott Elementary School students are invited to attend the annual Kiwanis Karnival, a FREE family event.
This event originated in Nebraska Extension in Lancaster County.

Chloe Veitch

hosted by UPC Nebraska

Date: Time: 7:30 pm–8:30 pm Location: Online
Speaker. A virtual Q&A event with reality star Chloe Veitch. FREE for UNL Students.

Ongoing Events

Spring 2022 Regular Academic Session

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

All Spring 2022 regular session course withdrawals noted with a grade of “W” on academic record

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

Open Registration for Summer Sessions 2022

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

Priority Registration for Fall Semester 2022

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

Earth Wellness Festival - Lincoln, NE

Date: Time: All Day Location: Online
2022 earth wellness festival will be April 18-22. Information and videos will be posted at https://lancaster.unl.edu/earth-wellness-festival
This event originated in Nebraska Extension in Lancaster County.

Ramadan

Islamic holiday

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is an observance not an event
Ramadan is a time of spiritual reflection, improvement and increased devotion and worship. Muslims fast (swam) from dawn until sunset, in effort to cleanse the soul and focus attention to God.
This event originated in Diversity at UNL.

Husker Suit-Up

Professional Attire at Discounted Prices

Date: Time: 12:00 am–11:55 pm Location: Online or in Gateway Mall JCPenney store
The Husker Suit-Up event, hosted by JCPenney and UNL Career Services, allows students the opportunity to build their professional wardrobe with discounts on career and dress apparel.
This event originated in Career Services.

Hand-made Kimono Exhibit

By Jay Thaisetthawatkul

Date: Time: All Day Location: Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center
Jay Thaisetthawatkul is making his kimono exhibit debut in the Kawasaki Reading Room! Jay is a junior physics major and craftsman. He is self-taught and enjoys the challenge of creating!
This event originated in Kawasaki Reading Room .

Autism Awareness Month

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is in observance and not an event on campus.
Established to raise awareness about the developmental disorder that affects children’s normal development of social and communication skills.
This event originated in Diversity at UNL.

Deaf History Month

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is in observance and not an event on campus.
This observance celebrates key events in deaf history, including the founding of Gallaudet University and the American School for the Deaf.
This event originated in Diversity at UNL.

Diversity Month

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is in observance and not an event on campus.
Started in 2004 to recognize and honor the diversity surrounding us all. By celebrating differences and similarities during this month, organizers hope that people will get a deeper understanding of each other.
This event originated in Diversity at UNL.

Lailat al Bara’a

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is in observance and not an event on campus.
Also known as Barat, or Night of Forgiveness, an Islamic holiday during which practitioners of the faith seek forgiveness for sins.
This event originated in Diversity at UNL.