All events are in Central time unless specified.

Wednesday, March 2

Ash Wednesday

Christian celebration Lent begins

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is an observance not an event
Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of Lent. Lent is a 40-day season marked by repentance, fasting, reflection, and ultimately celebration. This period represents Christ’s time of temptation in the wilderness.
This event originated in Diversity at UNL.

Lantern Festival

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is in observance and not an event on campus.
The first significant feast after Chinese New Year, so called because the most important activity during the night of the event is watching Chinese lanterns illuminate the night sky.
This event originated in Diversity at UNL.

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.

Aspirational Teaching Institute

Theme II: Inequity; Topic IV

Date: Time: 1:30 pm–2:30 pm Location: Online via Zoom
Topic 4: Many students experience inequities inside and outside of the classroom.

ASUN Senate

Date: Time: 6:30 pm–8:00 pm Location: Nebraska Union
The Senate is a group of elected officials from all 6 UNL colleges that introduce and vote on legislation pertaining to students in terms of academics, residence life, RSOs, and more. The Senate meets weekly every Wednesday at 6:30 pm.
This event originated in ASUN Student Government.

Noel Miller

hosted by UPC Nebraska

Date: Time: 7:30 pm–8:30 pm Location: Nebraska East Union
Speaker. Noel Miller’s biting one-liners and topical social commentary has made him a force to be reckoned with in the comedy world. Between directing, touring, podcasting, music and streaming, Noel’s rise has been nothing short of meteoric.

Ongoing Events

Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month

NACDD

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is not an event, but an observance
This month seeks to raise awareness about the inclusion of people with developmental disabilities in all facets of community life, as well as the awareness of the barriers that people with disabilities still face in connecting to the communities in …
This event originated in Diversity at UNL.

Nineteen-Day Fast

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is in recognition of the Nineteen Day Fast and is not an event on campus.
For members of the Baha’i Faith, this time is meant to reinvigorate the soul and bring one closer to God. This fast takes place immediately before the beginning of the Bahá’í New Year.
This event originated in Diversity at UNL.