All events are in Central time unless specified.

Friday, April 15

Good Friday

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is an observance not an event
Good Friday commemorates the passion, or suffering, and death on the cross of Jesus Christ. Observed on the Friday before Easter Sunday.

Passover

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is in observance and not an event on campus.
An eight-day Jewish holiday and festival in commemoration of the emancipation of the Israelites from slavery in ancient Egypt.

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.

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 .

Spring 2022 Methodology Applications Series

Featuring Keyonna King

Date: Time: 12:00 pm–1:30 pm Location: Virtual
Keyonna King, assistant professor, Department of Health Promotion, Social & Behavioral Health at UNMC, leads the first presentation of the MAP Academy’s Spring 2022 Methodology Applications Series.

Cory Wade

hosted by UPC Nebraska

Date: Time: 7:30 pm–8:30 pm Location: Nebraska Union
Speaker. Cory Wade is a model, actor, singer, and LGBTQ+ activist most known for his third place finish on America’s Next Top Model and being the first openly gay participant on the show.

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.

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.

Vaisakhi (also spelled Baisakhi)

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is in observance and not an event on campus.
The celebration the founding of the Sikh community as the Khalsa (community of the initiated) and the birth of the Khalsa.