All events are in Central time unless specified.

Wednesday, October 12

Canadian Thanksgiving

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is in observance and not an event on campus.
A chance for people to give thanks for a good harvest and other fortunes in the past year.
This event originated in Diversity at UNL.

Hi, How Are You, REALLY?

National Depression Screening Day

Date: Time: 11:00 am–1:00 pm Location: Nebraska Union
Take a pause to check on your mental health and well-being. Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) Staff and Big Red Resilience & Well-being (BRRWB) Student Ambassadors will be available for students to stop by to learn about common signs of …
This event originated in Big Red Resilience & Well-being.

NSBA Annual Meeting & Alumni Lunch

Date: Time: 12:00 pm–1:00 pm Location: Embassy Suites Hotel & Conference Center
Each year during the Nebraska State Bar Association Annual Meeting, attorneys from across the state come together to earn continuing legal education credits, network with each other, and we hope, enjoy lunch with colleagues and friends from the …
This event originated in Law.

Developing a Teaching Portfolio

Date: Time: 1:00 pm–2:30 pm Location: Zoom
The Center for Transformative Teaching will be hosting the workshop session Developing a Teaching Portfolio which will give participants an opportunity to ask questions of colleagues and facilitators, as well as give and receive feedback. The …
This event originated in Center for Transformative Teaching.

Well-Being Pop-In

Peer Listening

Date: Time: 2:00 pm–4:00 pm Location: Richards Hall
Join Big Red Resilience & Well-Being and the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arta at Pop-In Peer Listening Sessions. The goal of these sessions is to provide students with a listening ear, wellness and mindfulness activities, connect with …
This event originated in Big Red Resilience & Well-being.

Executive Committee Meeting

Date: Time: 3:00 pm–4:00 pm Location: Andersen Hall

GNC Panel

Date: Time: 3:00 pm–4:00 pm Location: McCollum Hall
More details to be provided soon.
This event originated in Law.

Cicero on the Go

Class Presentations I

Date: Time: 5:00 pm Location: Love Library South
Learn to create and deliver presentations as impactful as the great orators’!

ASUN Senate Meeting

Date: Time: 6:30 pm Location: Nebraska Union
The ASUN Senate meets weekly to discuss current happenings in ASUN, new legislation, and committee reports. All meetings are open to the public, and members of the UNL community are welcome to address the Senate during open forum.
This event originated in ASUN Student Government.

Larry Yazzie

hosted by UPC Nebraska

Date: Time: 7:30 pm–8:50 pm Location: Nebraska Union
Experience the artistry of world champion fancy dancer Larry Yazzie (Meskwaki) as he performs flamboyant movements passed down by his ancestors through Native American song and dance.

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.