All events are in Central time unless specified.

Wednesday, October 6

Financial Health: Solving the Health-Poverty Trap in Human Trafficking

2021 UNL Human Trafficking and Migration Initiative

Date: Time: 12:00 am–11:55 pm Location: Virtual
PurpLE Health Foundation’s (PHF) founding board member Keisha Walcott and CEO and Co-Founder Dr. Anita Ravi and will discuss why financial health is a key element in healthcare delivery for survivors of human trafficking. Through storytelling and …
This event originated in Human Rights and Humanitarian Affairs.

Grand Challenges Community Building (Virtual): Anti-Racism and Racial Equity

Date: Time: 12:00 pm–1:00 pm Location: Virtual Session
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln community identified seven grand challenge thematic areas in which to focus its expertise and resources. Faculty are asked to imagine how their areas of research, scholarship and creative activity intersect with …

Japanese Conversation Table

Date: Time: 4:00 pm–5:00 pm Location: Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center
Join us weekly for practice with your Japanese or build on what you’ve been working on in Japanese courses!
This event originated in Kawasaki Reading Room .

We Are Nebraska Theatre Experience

Date: Time: 5:00 pm–6:30 pm Location: Willa Cather Dining Complex
The WE ARE NEBRASKA interns explore their personal stories with social impact, then present them along with music and dance. RAW, EMOTIONAL & ENTERTAINING - DON’T MISS this revolutionary theatre experience that has received rave reviews from the …

ASUN Senate

Date: Time: 6:30 pm–8:00 pm Location: Nebraska Union
The Senate is a group of elected officials from all 6 UNL colleges that introduce and vote on legislation pertaining to students in terms of academics, residence life, RSOs, and more. The Senate meets weekly every Wednesday at 6:30 pm.
This event originated in ASUN Student Government.

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 …