All events are in Central time unless specified.

Thursday, September 29

Body Positivity and Mental Health with Nia Patterson

N’Clude Learning Community Event

Date: Time: 10:30 am–12:00 pm Location: Virtual
Nia Patterson (They/Them) is a well-respected Black and Queer mental health advocate, social activist, artist, content creator, podcaster, and business owner. They are the creator behind @TheFriendINeverWanted and the artist behind @SelfLoveToolChest …
This event originated in DEI Learning Opportunities.

Employer in Residence - PENLINK

In-Person Informational Booth | HLH South Lobby

Date: Time: 11:00 am–1:00 pm Location: Hawks Hall | College of Business
Employer Information: With 30 years in the business of communications surveillance collection systems, we understand the need for reliable tools that provide answers quickly and concisely.
This event originated in Business Career Center.

Let the Good Times Roll

Know what you’re drinking and how it can affect you

Date: Time: 11:00 am–1:00 pm Location: Nebraska Union
Don’t be dazed and confused this fall - keep yourself and the people around you safe by brushing up on your alcohol knowledge. Answer trivia questions, test your ability to measure out a standard drink, and more. Don’t forget to take a groovy …
This event originated in Big Red Resilience & Well-being.

Grand Challenges Brainstorming Ideas Workshop

Date: Time: 1:00 pm–5:00 pm Location: Virtual Session
This workshop will help scholars connect and brainstorm ideas as the university community prepares for the second cycle of the Grand Challenges Catalyst Competition. ORED has partnered with Knowinnovation to create a highly engaging, interactive …

Department meeting #2

Date: Time: 3:30 pm–5:00 pm Location: Online
This event originated in Department of English.

How to Give a Presentation

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

Multicultural Social

Date: Time: 5:00 pm–7:00 pm Location: Wick Alumni Center
Join the Chancellor’s Commission on the Status of People of Color as we recognize distinguished alumni from the university’s nine colleges. A networking social will immediately follow the formal program. Registration is required. Alumni, faculty …
This event originated in Law.

Poetry in the Galleries

Date: Time: 5:30 pm Location: Sheldon Museum of Art
Graduate students in a writing seminar taught by author Kwame Dawes read original poetry in dialogue with artworks on view in the galleries of Sheldon Museum of Art.
This event originated in Department of English.

Silent Film Night: The Blot

Hosted by Dr. Michael Page & the Film Studies Program

Date: Time: 6:30 pm Location: Andrews Hall
Second in the Fall 2022 Silent Film Series: a free screening of Lois Weber’s 1921 drama, THE BLOT.
This event originated in Department of English.

Canceled: Battle of the Greeks

Date: Time: 7:00 pm–9:30 pm Location: Kimball Recital Hall
Join us for Battle of the Greeks that will take place September 29, 2022, at 7 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall. Watch as our Multicultural Greek Council and National Pan-Hellenic Council square-off to see who runs the yard with the best strolls and …
This event originated in Fraternity and Sorority Life.

Ongoing Events

History of Institute of Ethnic Studies at Nebraska

Date: Time: All Day Location: Love Library South
A new exhibit in Love Library highlights the 50-year history of the Institute of Ethnic Studies at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
This event originated in Libraries.

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.

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.