All events are in Central time unless specified.

Thursday, May 19

Laila-al-Qadir

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is in observance and not an event on campus.
The holiest night of the year for Muslims traditionally celebrated on the 27th day of Ramadan. It is known as the “Night of Power,” and commemorates the night that the Quran was first revealed to the Prophet Muhammad.

Ongoing Events

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.

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is in observance and not an event on campus.
The month of May was chosen to commemorate the immigration of the first Japanese to the United States on May 7, 1843, and to mark the anniversary of the completion of the transcontinental railroad on May 10, 1869. The majority of the workers who laid …

Jewish American Heritage Month

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is in observance and not an event on campus.
Recognizes the diverse contributions of the Jewish people to American culture.

Older Americans Month

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is in observance and not an event on campus.
Established in 1963 to honor the legacies and contributions of older Americans and to support them as they enter their next stage of life.