All events are in Central time unless specified.

Upcoming Events

International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is in observance and not an event on campus.
A global celebration of sexual-orientation and gender diversities.
This event originated in Diversity at UNL.

Laila-al-Qadir

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is in observance and not an event on campus.
The holiest night of the year for Muslims traditionally celebrated on the 27th day of Ramadan. It is known as the “Night of Power,” and commemorates the night that the Quran was first revealed to the Prophet Muhammad.
This event originated in Diversity at UNL.

World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is in observance and not an event on campus.
A day set aside by the United Nations as an opportunity to deepen our understanding of the values of cultural diversity and to learn to live together better.
This event originated in Diversity at UNL.

Black Music Month

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is not an event, but an observance
African American Music Appreciation Month! Created by President Jimmy Carter in 1979, this month celebrates the African American musical influences that comprise an essential part of our nation’s treasured cultural heritage.
This event originated in Diversity at UNL.

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride Month

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is in observance and not an event on campus.
Established to recognize the impact that gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender individuals have had on the world. LGBT groups celebrate this special time with pride parades, picnics, parties, memorials for those lost to hate crimes and HIV/AIDS, …
This event originated in Diversity at UNL.

National Caribbean American Heritage Month

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is not an event, but an observance
In recognition of Caribbean Americans’ countless gifts and contributions to our Nation, we celebrate National Caribbean-American Heritage Month. Caribbean Americans have made our country more innovative and more prosperous; they have enriched our …
This event originated in Diversity at UNL.

Native American Citizenship Day

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is in observance and not an event on campus.
Commemorating the day in 1924 when the United States Congress passed legislation recognizing the citizenship of Native Americans.
This event originated in Diversity at UNL.

Shavuot

Shavuos, Feast of Weeks

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is an observance not an event
Jewish Pentecost, is a holiday that commemorates the giving of the Torah to Moses at Mount Sinai.
This event originated in Diversity at UNL.

Pentecost

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is in observance and not an event on campus.
The celebration of the giving of the 10 Commandments by God at Mount Sinai.
This event originated in Diversity at UNL.

Flag Day in the United States

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is in observance and not an event on campus.
Observed to celebrate the history and symbolism of the American flag.
This event originated in Diversity at UNL.