All events are in Central time unless specified.

Tuesday, October 25

Dussehra (Dasera)

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is in observance and not an event on campus.
The beginning of a ten-day festival celebrated by Hindus to recognize Rama’s victory over evil.
This event originated in Diversity at UNL.

Community Heroes at Work

Date: Time: 9:00 am–4:00 pm Location: Center for People in Need
This workshop will focus on you as Staff and Community center member, to conduct you through the process of identifying and implementing the latest findings of positive psychology at work, namely PERMA: Positivity, Engagement, Relationships, Meaning …
This event originated in DEI Learning Opportunities.

2022 Nebraska Ambassadors Forum

Latin America: The Neighbor We Ignore at our Peril

Date: Time: 9:30 am–11:00 am Location: Willa Cather Dining Complex
The theme of the 2022 Nebraska Ambassadors Forum is Latin America: The Neighbor We Ignore at Our Peril. Additional details will be coming soon.
This event originated in Global Nebraska.

Nonprofit in Residence: TeamMates Mentoring

hosted by Student Leadership, Involvement, & Community Engagement

Date: Time: 11:00 am–1:00 pm Location: Nebraska Union
The Nonprofit in Residence program enables UNL students to have volunteer and career conversations with nonprofits. Students can learn about industries, internships, and volunteer positions.
This event originated in Community Engagement.

Roscoe Pound Lecture featuring Prof. Robert P. George

Date: Time: 12:00 pm–1:00 pm Location: McCollum Hall
Robert P. George is the McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence and the director of the James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions at Princeton University.
This event originated in Law.

Truman & Udall Scholarships Information Session

Date: Time: 12:00 pm–1:00 pm Location: Online (Zoom)
Are you a sophomore or junior and interested in leadership careers with a focus on public service? The competitive Truman Scholarship awards up to $30,000 for U.S. citizens or nationals who are planning a public service-related graduate degree. The …
This event originated in Undergraduate Research & Fellowships.

Nebraska Ambassadors Forum Student Meet & Greet

Date: Time: 1:30 pm–2:30 pm Location: College of Business - Howard L. Hawks Hall
All students at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln interested in international relations in Latin America or the foreign service are invited to attend this special event to meet the four guest ambassadors featured in the 2022 Nebraska Ambassadors …
This event originated in Global Nebraska.

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.

Diwali

Divali

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is not an event, but an observance
Major religious festival in Hinduism, Jainism, and Sikhism, lasting for five days, symbolizing the victory of light over darkness.
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.