All events are in Central time unless specified.

Wednesday, October 5

Drug Take Back Day

Turn in your unused or expired prescription medications!

Date: Time: 10:00 am–4:00 pm Location: Nebraska Union
Students, staff, and faculty are encouraged to drop off expired or unused medications. Take a spin on the Wellness Wheel and answer a prescription drug trivia question to get an entry into the raffle!
This event originated in Big Red Resilience & Well-being.

Student Competitions Committee

Date: Time: 2:30 pm–3:30 pm Location: Andersen Hall

Pride in the Workplace

Date: Time: 3:00 pm–6:00 pm Location: Wick Alumni Center
LGBTQA+ students, UNL faculty and staff, and all who value inclusion are invited to Pride in the Workplace, Wednesday, October 5, 3-6 p.m. at the Wick Alumni Center, 1520 R Street.
This event originated in College of Business.

Open REACH Training for Staff and Faculty

Suicide Prevention Training

Date: Time: 3:30 pm–5:00 pm Location: University Health Center
Suicide prevention is a shared campus responsibility. Join the REACH movement by attending suicide prevention training!
This event originated in Big Red Resilience & Well-being.

Subterranean Homework Blues

Critical Thinking

Date: Time: 5:00 pm Location: Love Library South
Dig into concepts and learn how to ask deeper-level questions beyond names, dates, and places.

ASUN Senate Meeting

Date: Time: 6:30 pm Location: Nebraska Union
The ASUN Senate meets weekly to discuss current happenings in ASUN, new legislation, and committee reports. All meetings are open to the public, and members of the UNL community are welcome to address the Senate during open forum.
This event originated in ASUN Student Government.

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.

Yom Kippur

Holy Day

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is not an event, but an observance
Yom Kippur is the holiest day of the year in Judaism. A celebration of atonement and repentance. Begins the evening of Tuesday, October 4th; ending on the evening of Wednesday, October 5th.
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.