All events are in Central time unless specified.

Thursday, October 6

Grand Challenges RFP Launch

Date: Time: 8:00 am–10:00 am Location: Adele Coryell Hall Learning Commons
Join the Grand Challenges team for coffee and donuts to learn more about the seven thematic areas and informally discuss how your research, scholarship or creative activity intersects with the themes. This event also offers opportunities to network …

Lunch and Learns

Date: Time: 12:00 pm–1:00 pm Location: Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center
Study Abroad? Come and learn about Global Experiences and opportunities. RSVP: go.unl.edu/octlal

Canceled: Stop, Serve, and Mingle

Date: Time: 4:00 pm–6:00 pm Location: Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center
Stop, Serve and Mingle is a social event where students are able to eat snacks and interact with each other all while creating crafts and cards for the community.

Poetry Reading: Dipika Mukherjee

Dipika Mukherjee reads from her new poetry collection DIALECT OF DISTANT HARBORS

Date: Time: 5:30 pm Location: Andrews Hall
With wonder, empathy, and even rage, DIALECT OF DISTANT HARBORS summons a shared humanity to examine issues of illness and family. As the world recovers from a global pandemic and the failure of modern government, these poems are incantations to our …
This event originated in Department of English.

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.

National 4-H Week

Opportunity4All

Date: Time: All Day Location: Nation-wide
National 4-H Week is October 2 - 8. This year, we’re celebrating Opportunity4All! Take advantage of this week to highlight the remarkable 4-H youth in your community and showcase the incredible experiences that 4-H offers young people. Join the …
This event originated in 4-H Youth Development Calendar.

“We Are All Related” (Mitakuye’ Oyasin) Conference

Date: Time: All Day Location: Nebraska East Union
Discussion and presentations from Indigenous speakers and faculty from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln covering a variety of topics including:

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.

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.

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 …