All events are in Central time unless specified.

Wednesday, April 20

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.

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 IV: Life; Topic VII

Date: Time: 1:30 pm–2:30 pm Location: Online via Zoom
Topic 7: Students often struggle because of resource insecurity, substance abuse, or mental health challenges – or because their coursework must compete with important outside priorities, such as employment, medical treatment, or caregiving.
This event originated in Center for Transformative Teaching.

STI Testing with the Nebraska AIDS Project

Date: Time: 3:00 pm–5:30 pm Location: Nebraska Union
Free, anonymous and confidential HIV testing with same-day results. All people 13 years or older are eligible to be tested. Anyone who is sexually active should be tested annually for HIV.
This event originated in LGBQTA+ Center & Women’s Center.

Ace/Aro Affinity Hour

Date: Time: 5:00 pm–6:00 pm Location: Nebraska Union
Sponsored by Spectrum UNL and the LGBTQA+ Resource Center, Ace/Aro affinity hour is a designated space for the asexual and aromantic community on campus to gather around similar or shared experiences. We respectfully ask that only those who identify …
This event originated in LGBQTA+ Center & Women’s Center.

Japanese Conversation Table

Date: Time: 5:00 pm–6:00 pm Location: Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center
Join us to work on your Japanese abilities!
This event originated in Kawasaki Reading Room .

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.

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.

The Festival of Ridvan

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is in observance and not an event on campus.
A holiday celebrated by those of the Baha’i Faith, commemorating the 12 days when Baha’u’llah, the prophet-founder, resided in a garden called Ridvan (Paradise) and publicly proclaimed His mission as God’s messenger for this age.
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.