All events are in Central time unless specified.

Thursday, April 28

CEO Action Day of Understanding

Date: Time: 9:00 am–10:30 am Location: Virtual
Take part in this important conversation hosted by Vice Chancellor Marco Barker and facilitated by Chancellor Ronnie Green as they welcome special guest Michael Slepian, the Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. Associate Professor of Leadership and Ethics at …
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.

Lunch & Learn

Special Edition

Date: Time: 12:00 pm–1:00 pm Location: Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center
Come learn about micro-internships and ask questions on how you can find internships that relate to your field of study.

“How to be Native at College and Beyond”

By Forrest S. Cuch

Date: Time: 12:30 pm–2:00 pm Location: Nebraska Union
Forrest S. Cuch (Ute Indian Tribe) is the world-renowned author, scholar, tribal elder, environmental activist, and spiritual leader.
This event originated in Ethnic Studies.

Lavender Graduation

Date: Time: 5:00 pm–7:00 pm Location: Wick Alumni Center
Come celebrate our 2022 graduates with a small reception, cohosted by the Nebraska Alumni Association.
This event originated in LGBQTA+ Center & Women’s Center.

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.