All events are in Central time unless specified.

Saturday, October 2

International Day of Non-Violence

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is in observance and not an event on campus.
Marked on the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi, leader of the Indian independence movement and pioneer of the philosophy and strategy of non-violence and the desire to secure a culture of peace, tolerance, and understanding.

Trying to Make Sense of It: 9/11, Loss, and Memorial Quilts

Hosted by the International Quilt Museum

Date: Time: 12:00 pm Location: International Quilt Museum
Trying to Make Sense of It: 9/11, Loss, and Memorial Quilts” is on view at the International Quilt Museum on UNL’s East Campus, August 20 through October 2, 2021. (Portions of the exhibition extend to October 16.) The story of each person’s life …

Ongoing Events

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 …