All events are in Central time unless specified.

Tuesday, October 11

National Coming Out Day

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is in observance and not an event on campus.
For those who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender, this day celebrates coming out and the recognition of the 1987 march on Washington for gay and lesbian equality.
This event originated in Diversity at UNL.

CDO: Exploring Opportunities - Life of a Transactional Attorney

Date: Time: 12:00 pm–1:00 pm Location: McCollum Hall
Come and hear from legal professionals about their careers as Transactional Attorneys. Find out about the challenges and benefits about choosing this particular path.
This event originated in Law.

Late Night Dish It Up

Presented by OASIS and Spectrum UNL

Date: Time: 6:30 pm–8:00 pm Location: Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center
Dish it Up is a safe space for students, staff, and faculty to share their personal views, engage in civil discussion, and learn from others.

Open REACH Training for Students

Suicide Prevention Training

Date: Time: 6:30 pm–8:00 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.

E.N. Thompson Forum With Community Climate Awareness Week: Putting the Public Back in Public Health: A Global Perspective

ALI S. KHAN, MD, MPH, MBA

Date: Time: 7:00 pm Location: Lied Center for Performing Arts
Dr. Ali S. Khan is Dean and Tenured Professor of Epidemiology at the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Public Health, and a Retired Assistant Surgeon General. Previously, he served at the CDC for 23 years before retiring as the …

E.N. Thompson Forum: Putting the Public Back in Public Health: A Global Perspective

Ali S. Khan, MD, MPH, MBA

Date: Time: 7:00 pm Location: Lied Center for Performing Arts
Dr. Ali S. Khan is Dean and Tenured Professor of Epidemiology at the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Public Health, and a Retired Assistant Surgeon General. Previously, he served at the CDC for 23 years before retiring as the …
This event originated in EN Thompson Forum.

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.

Sukkot

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is not an event, but an observance
Sukkot is a Torah-commanded holiday celebrated for seven days from the 15th day of the month of Tishrei. Beginning on the evening of Sunday, October 9th and ending on the evening of Sunday, October 16th.
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.

Shemini Atzeret

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is in observance and not an event on campus.
A Jewish holiday also known as “The Eighth (Day) of Assembly” takes place the day after the Sukkot festival, where gratitude for the fall harvest is deeply internalized.
This event originated in Diversity at UNL.

Simchat Torah

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is in observance and not an event on campus.
A Jewish holiday, marks the end of the weekly readings of the Torah. The holy book is read from chapter one of Genesis, to Deuteronomy 34, then back to chapter one again, in acknowledgement of the words of the Torah being a circle; a never ending …
This event originated in Diversity at UNL.