All events are in Central time unless specified.

Tuesday, October 11

All course withdrawals noted with a grade of “W” on academic record

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

National Coming Out Day

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is in observance and not an event on campus.
For those who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender, this day celebrates coming out and the recognition of the 1987 march on Washington for gay and lesbian equality.
This event originated in Diversity at UNL.

From Out There, An Art Exhibition

Date: Time: 8:00 am–8:00 pm Location: Nebraska Innovation Campus, 2nd Floor Link
From Out There is a collection of work by artist Chuck Schroeder focused on people, places, critters and things from off the beaten path, stretching from rural western Nebraska to northern New Mexico, west Texas, Wyoming and Italy. This unique …
This event originated in NIC Events Calendar.

Grand Challenges Town Hall focusing on 2022-2023 RFP

Date: Time: 10:00 am–11:00 am Location: Virtual Session
Grand Challenge committee members and staff of the Office of Research and Economic Development are hosting a virtual town hall to provide information focusing on the 2022-2023 Grand Challenges RFP and any questions you may have about the proposal …

McLaughlin Memorial Lecture: Dr. Alicia Andrzejewski

“Queer Pregnancy in Shakespeare’s Plays: All’s Well That Ends Well”

Date: Time: 5:15 pm Location: Great Plains Art Museum
Sponsored by the Medieval and Renaissance Studies Program, the McLaughlin Memorial Lecture honors Mary Martin McLaughlin, a pioneer of pre-modern European women’s studies and University of Nebraska alum.
This event originated in Department of English.

Office Hours with the Dean (City Campus)

Date: Time: 5:30 pm–7:00 pm Location: Othmer Hall
Free pizza and pop will be provided, followed by updates from Engineering Dean Lance C. Pérez and a Q&A session. No RSVP is necessary.
This event originated in Engineering .

Late Night Dish It Up

Presented by OASIS and Spectrum UNL

Date: Time: 6:30 pm–8:00 pm Location: Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center
Dish it Up is a safe space for students, staff, and faculty to share their personal views, engage in civil discussion, and learn from others.

E.N. Thompson Forum: Putting the Public Back in Public Health: A Global Perspective

ALI S. KHAN, MD, MPH, MBA

Date: Time: 7:00 pm Location: Lied Center for Performing Arts
Dr. Ali S. Khan is Dean and Tenured Professor of Epidemiology at the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Public Health, and a Retired Assistant Surgeon General. Previously, he served at the CDC for 23 years before retiring as the …
This event originated in Earth and Atmospheric Sciences.

Ongoing Events

Kwanzaa

Date: Time: All Day Location: this is an observance not an event
Celebration of African-American culture, culminating in a communal feast called Karamu. Created by activist Maulana Karenga.
This event originated in Diversity at UNL.

Sukkot

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is not an event, but an observance
Sukkot is a Torah-commanded holiday celebrated for seven days from the 15th day of the month of Tishrei. Beginning on the evening of Sunday, October 9th and ending on the evening of Sunday, October 16th.
This event originated in Diversity at UNL.

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.

Simchat Torah

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is in observance and not an event on campus.
A Jewish holiday, marks the end of the weekly readings of the Torah. The holy book is read from chapter one of Genesis, to Deuteronomy 34, then back to chapter one again, in acknowledgement of the words of the Torah being a circle; a never ending …
This event originated in Diversity at UNL.