All events are in Central time unless specified.

Tuesday, October 26

Nebraska Ambassadors Forum: Africa’s Role in the Contemporary World

In partnerships with the University of Nebraska-Omaha, Burlington Capitol and the American Academy of Diplomacy in Washington D.C

Date: Time: 10:00 am–11:30 am Location: Nebraska Union
The 2021 Nebraska Ambassadors Forum will examine key policy issues facing African governments and the international community between now and 2050. The event is also an opportunity for Americans to learn more about the continent and its rich, nuanced …
This event originated in Global Nebraska.

Painted Quilts of the Hopi Mesas

Hosted by International Quilt Museum

Date: Time: 10:00 am–4:00 pm Location: International Quilt Museum
Painted Quilts from the Hopi Mesas is an exhibition of quilts and other objects made by the Hopi people of northeast Arizona. The exhibition opens October 22, 2021 and runs through April 30, 2022.

Grand Challenges Community Building Lunch: Climate Resilience

Date: Time: 11:30 am–1:00 pm Location: Nebraska East Union
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 …

Americans with Disabilities Act/Section 504 for Supervisors

Date: Time: 2:30 pm–4:00 pm Location: Available via Zoom — Register for Details.
Institutional Equity and Compliance is offering a professional development opportunity for supervisors on campus on the Americans with Disabilities Act and other laws and policies related to creating an accessible work environment for current …
This event originated in Institutional Equity and Compliance.

CollectionTalk: Artist Jill Nathanson

Date: Time: 5:30 pm Location: Zoom
Artist Jill Nathanson, whose painting “Cantabile” is a new acquisition on view in “Point of Departure,” talks with curator and art critic Karen Wilkin.
This event originated in Sheldon Museum of Art.

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 …