All events are in Central time unless specified.

Wednesday, October 20

Sikhs celebrate Sri Guru Granth Sahib

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is in observance and not an event on campus.
The day Sikhs celebrate Sri Guru Granth Sahib who is their spiritual guide.

Grand Challenges Community Building (Virtual): Quantum Science and Engineering

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 …

STI Testing with the Nebraska AIDS Project

Date: Time: 3:00 pm–5:30 pm Location: Nebraska Union
Free, anonymous and confidential HIV testing with same-day results. All people 13 years or older are eligible to be tested. Anyone who is sexually active should be tested annually for HIV.
This event originated in LGBQTA+ Center & Women’s Center.

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 .

October Faculty Connector

Date: Time: 4:00 pm–6:00 pm Location: Lied Center Commons
Join the Office of Research and Economic Development for this month’s Faculty Connector. This month’s guest speaker will be Jane Ferreyra, the new Director of the University Press. Faculty and post docs are welcome to attend this in-person event.

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

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 …