All events are in Central time unless specified.

Thursday, October 20

Sikhs celebrate Sri Guru Granth Sahib

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is in observance and not an event on campus.
The day Sikhs celebrate Sri Guru Granth Sahib who is their spiritual guide.
This event originated in Diversity at UNL.

Bailey Lauerman Design Diversity Kickoff

Date: Time: 11:00 am–12:15 pm Location: Andersen Hall
Student participating in the BL Design Diversity competition should plan to attend the kickoff meeting.

Critical Language Scholarship & Boren Scholarship Information Session

Date: Time: 12:00 pm Location: Online (Zoom)
Are you an undergraduate student who would like to study abroad to learn a foreign language? Join us to learn more about the Critical Language Scholarship (for summer study of 15 languages) or the Boren Scholarship (for summer or academic year study …
This event originated in Undergraduate Research & Fellowships.

Staff Lunch and Learn

Date: Time: 12:00 pm–1:00 pm Location: Andersen Hall

National Transfer Student Week

celebrate

Date: Time: 1:00 pm–3:00 pm Location: Dinsdale Learning Commons
This year the CAST office will once again be celebrating National Transfer Student Week with free t-shirts, stickers, and Dunkin coffee and donuts.

Bridge Program Recruitment & Search

Date: Time: 2:00 pm Location: Nebraska Union
The University of Nebraska Lincoln (UNL) has launched the BRIDGE (Breakthrough Recruitment for Inclusive Diversity Growth and Excellence) initiative. A major component of this initiative is the comprehensive guidance document for faculty and staff …
This event originated in Diversity at UNL.

Knowledge on Tap

October

Date: Time: 5:30 pm–6:30 pm Location: TBD
Cory Armstrong, Ph.D., became the associate dean for research and faculty affairs at University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s College of Journalism and Mass Communications on July 15, 2022. Armstrong has also been appointed as a full professor in …

Husker Haunt

hosted by Student Leadership, Involvement, & Community Engagement and Campus Nightlife

Date: Time: 7:00 pm Location: Nebraska East Union
Enjoy a fun-tastic night of indoor Halloween-themed activities and treats, all in one location.

NIGHT OF LISTENING: Voting Rights

Topic: Knowledge about Voting Rights and Voting by Mail

Date: Time: 7:00 pm–8:00 pm Location: Nebraska Union
Huskers and community members will learn about their rights as a voter for the 2022 Elections with nonpartisan organizations. Huskers will also be able to gain information for voting by mail and gain information about absentee voting.
This event originated in Huskers Vote Coalition.

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.

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.