All events are in Central time unless specified.

Friday, April 8

Buddha Day (Vesak or Visakha Puja)

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is in observance and not an event on campus.
A Buddhist festival that marks Gautama Buddha’s birth, enlightenment and death. It falls on the day of the full moon in May and it is a gazetted holiday in India.

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.

Spring 2022 Nebraska Methodology Workshop Series — Workshop 1

Featuring Jessica DeCuir-Gunby, North Carolina St. University

Date: Time: 10:30 am–12:30 pm Location: Virtual
Jessica DeCuir-Gunby, head of the Department of Teacher Education and Learning Sciences at North Carolina State University, leads the MAP Academy’s Spring 2022 Nebraska Methodology Applications Series.

Tea Time Friday

Kawasaki Reading Room

Date: Time: 11:00 am–4:00 pm Location: Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center
Join us to sample a new tea with a snack each week! COVID-19 protocols will be enforced for student and staff safety along with adhering to current health department and university guidelines.
This event originated in Kawasaki Reading Room .

Lunch & Learn

Date: Time: 12:00 pm–1:00 pm Location: Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center
Come and learn about Disability, and the Spaces and Societal Interactions that help form its culture by Amelia-Marie Altstadt. This is a Hybrid option, you can RSVP at go.unl.edu/lal

Sociology Colloquium Series: “Religious Exemption, LGBT Rights, and the Social Construction of Harm and Freedom”

Date: Time: 12:30 pm–1:30 pm Location: Virtual
Presented by Dr. Emily Kazyak (UNL Departments of Sociology and Women’s & Gender Studies) and Dr. Kelsy Burke (UNL Department of Sociology)
This event originated in Sociology.

Spring 2022 Nebraska Methodology Workshop Series — Workshop 2

Featuring Jessica DeCuir-Gunby, North Carolina St. University

Date: Time: 1:30 pm–4:30 pm Location: Virtual
Jessica DeCuir-Gunby, head of the Department of Teacher Education and Learning Sciences at North Carolina State University, leads the MAP Academy’s Spring 2022 Nebraska Methodology Applications Series.

Stop, Serve, and Mingle

Date: Time: 4:00 pm–6:00 pm Location: Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center
Stop, Serve and Mingle is a social event where students are able to eat snacks and interact with each other all while creating crafts and cards for the community.

Stop, Serve, and Mingle

Date: Time: 4:00 pm–6:00 pm Location: Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center
Stop, Serve and Mingle is a social event where students are able to eat snacks and interact with each other all while creating crafts and cards for the community.

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.

Real People, Real Climate, Real Changes: A Traveling Climate Exhibit

Date: Time: All Day Location: Love Library North & Link
Take a journey through climate change with a visit to the traveling exhibit, “Real People, Real Climate, Real Changes,” from March 14 – May 13, 2022, located on the second floor of Love Library North. The family friendly and interactive exhibit …
This event originated in Libraries.

History of Institute of Ethnic Studies at Nebraska

Date: Time: All Day Location: Love Library South
A new exhibit in Love Library highlights the 50-year history of the Institute of Ethnic Studies at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
This event originated in Libraries.

Ramadan

Islamic holiday

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is an observance not an event
Ramadan is a time of spiritual reflection, improvement and increased devotion and worship. Muslims fast (swam) from dawn until sunset, in effort to cleanse the soul and focus attention to God.

Hand-made Kimono Exhibit

By Jay Thaisetthawatkul

Date: Time: All Day Location: Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center
Jay Thaisetthawatkul is making his kimono exhibit debut in the Kawasaki Reading Room! Jay is a junior physics major and craftsman. He is self-taught and enjoys the challenge of creating!
This event originated in Kawasaki Reading Room .

Autism Awareness Month

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is in observance and not an event on campus.
Established to raise awareness about the developmental disorder that affects children’s normal development of social and communication skills.

Deaf History Month

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is in observance and not an event on campus.
This observance celebrates key events in deaf history, including the founding of Gallaudet University and the American School for the Deaf.

Diversity Month

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is in observance and not an event on campus.
Started in 2004 to recognize and honor the diversity surrounding us all. By celebrating differences and similarities during this month, organizers hope that people will get a deeper understanding of each other.

Lailat al Bara’a

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is in observance and not an event on campus.
Also known as Barat, or Night of Forgiveness, an Islamic holiday during which practitioners of the faith seek forgiveness for sins.