All events are in Central time unless specified.

Sunday, April 17

Easter

Resurrection Sunday

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is an observance not an event
Easter is a Christian festival and cultural holiday commemorating the resurrection of Jesus from the dead. This day also marks the arrival of spring.
This event originated in Diversity at UNL.

Passover

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is in observance and not an event on campus.
An eight-day Jewish holiday and festival in commemoration of the emancipation of the Israelites from slavery in ancient Egypt.
This event originated in Diversity at UNL.

The Day of Silence

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is in observance and not an event on campus.
During which students take a daylong vow of silence to protest the actual silencing of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) students and their straight allies due to bias and harassment.
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.

Ongoing Events

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.

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.

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.

Vaisakhi (also spelled Baisakhi)

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is in observance and not an event on campus.
The celebration the founding of the Sikh community as the Khalsa (community of the initiated) and the birth of the Khalsa.
This event originated in Diversity at UNL.