All events are in Central time unless specified.

Tuesday, February 1

Chinese New Year

Spring Festival or Lunar New Year

Date: Time: 12:00 am–11:55 pm Location: This is an observance not an event
Chinese New Year is the festival that celebrates the beginning of a new year on the traditional lunisolar and solar Chinese calendar.

National Freedom Day

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is in observance and not an event on campus.
Celebrates the signing of the 13th Amendment, which abolished slavery in 1865.

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 Town Hall

Date: Time: 11:00 am–12:00 pm Location: Virtual (Zoom)
Grand Challenge steering committee members and staff of the Office of Research and Economic Development are hosting a second virtual town hall to provide information about the Grand Challenges RFP process and take faculty questions about RFP …

Spring Club Fair

hosted by Student Leadership, Involvement, & Community Engagement

Date: Time: 11:00 am–1:00 pm Location: Nebraska Union
In a single location, explore over 100 recognized student organizations (RSOs) to join for social, professional and leadership interests. RSO members and officers will be on hand to provide details about their organization and answer questions from …

Canceled: Dish It Up!

Presented by the Office of Academic Success and Intercultural Services

Date: Time: 12:00 pm–1:00 pm Location: Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center
Join a lively weekly discussion about current and hot topics affecting students’ lives, the campus, and society in the United States and globally. Dish It Up is a safe space for students, staff, and faculty to share their personal views, engage in …

A Week of Dialogue to Launch Black History Month

Racial Literacy Roundtables

Date: Time: 4:00 pm–5:00 pm Location: Online via Zoom
Students, faculty and staff are invited to participate in “A Week of Dialogue to Launch Black History Month”, hosted by the Racial Literacy Roundtables initiative in the College of Education and Human Sciences. The online events will be held …
This event originated in CEHS.

LNY Lucky Envelope

Hosted by the Office of Academic Success and Intercultural Services & ASU

Date: Time: 6:00 pm–7:00 pm Location: Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center
Bring your friends and indulge in the red envelope ceremony - a Lunar New Year tradition! Test your luck to see if you will get the red packet with money.

Hilda Raz Poetry Reading & Discussion

Hosted by the Nebraska Poetry Society

Date: Time: 6:30 pm–8:00 pm Location: Online
Hilda Raz’s work is widely recognized, and her influence can be felt—as a director, award judge, and contributor—in this country’s most prestigious poetry journals and contests. Her many poetry collections include “What Happens”, “All Odd and …
This event originated in Department of English.

Students with Children Support Group

Date: Time: 7:00 pm–8:00 pm Location: Zoom
This group is intended to be for UNL student of all levels and genders. Sessions will run each Tuesday from February 1 through May 10, 2022.
This event originated in Counseling and Psychological Services.

Ongoing Events

Unkissed Kisses

Date: Time: All Day Location: Love Library South
A new exhibit in Love Library highlights the historical moments of LGBTQ+ literature, writers, and their roles in the history of the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. The exhibit also celebrates the first LGBTQ course offered at a state university …
This event originated in Libraries.

Black History Month

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is not an event, but an observance
Black History Month is an annual celebration of achievements by African Americans and a time for recognizing their central role in U.S. history.

Human Relations Month

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is not an event, but an observance
National Human Relations Month is a celebration of diversity, and the actions of lifting up the needs of the less fortunate. A day to closely examine community programs that enhance the quality of life in their cities and towns.

Lavender Closet Professional Pop-Up

Cohosted by Career Services

Date: Time: 11:00 am–2:00 pm Location: Nebraska Union
A two day pop-up for students to find free identity affirming professional clothing through the Lavender Closet, running 11:00am to 2:00pm each day
This event originated in LGBQTA+ Center & Women’s Center.