All events are in Central time unless specified.

Monday, October 10

Cather Letters Symposium

Date: Time: 8:00 am–5:00 pm Location: Nebraska Union
As the Complete Letters of Willa Cather nears completion, the Cather Project and the Willa Cather Archive are sponsoring a scholarly symposium to commemorate this signal achievement. This freely-available digital resource, which has been supported by …
This event originated in Department of English.

“Indian Education for All” Education Summit

“Indian Education for All,” commonly known as IEFA, is the term used by Indigenous and multicultural educators who advocate for state laws to increase the visibility of Native Americans in public school curricula.

Date: Time: 8:30 am–3:30 pm Location: Virtual
When: Indigenous Peoples Day; October 10, 2022
This event originated in CEHS.

Employer in Residence - Kiewit

In-Person Informational Booth | HLH South Lobby

Date: Time: 11:00 am–1:00 pm Location: Hawks Hall | College of Business
Employer Information: Kiewit is one of North America’s largest and most respected construction and engineering organizations. With its roots dating back to 1884, the employee-owned organization operates through a network of subsidiaries in the …
This event originated in Business Career Center.

Education Career Fair

Meet the Districts

Date: Time: 12:00 pm–3:00 pm Location: Nebraska Union
To learn more and get resources to help prepare, go to: https://careers.unl.edu/events/2022/10/10/education-career-fair-meet-the-districts/
This event originated in Career Services.

Coffee Talks: Conversations between International & Domestic Students

hosted by Student Leadership, Involvement, & Community Engagement

Date: Time: 3:30 pm–4:30 pm Location: Nebraska Union
A weekly gathering for casual and social conversation between international and domestic students. Grab a beverage and join the chat to explore cultures, meet friends and learn about campus.

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.

Kwanzaa

Date: Time: All Day Location: this is an observance not an event
Celebration of African-American culture, culminating in a communal feast called Karamu. Created by activist Maulana Karenga.

Sukkot

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is not an event, but an observance
Sukkot is a Torah-commanded holiday celebrated for seven days from the 15th day of the month of Tishrei. Beginning on the evening of Sunday, October 9th and ending on the evening of Sunday, October 16th.

Hispanic Heritage Month

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is in observance and not an event on campus.
This month corresponds with Mexican Independence Day, which is celebrated on September 16, and recognizes the revolution in 1810 that ended Spanish dictatorship.

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 …

Shemini Atzeret

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is in observance and not an event on campus.
A Jewish holiday also known as “The Eighth (Day) of Assembly” takes place the day after the Sukkot festival, where gratitude for the fall harvest is deeply internalized.

Simchat Torah

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is in observance and not an event on campus.
A Jewish holiday, marks the end of the weekly readings of the Torah. The holy book is read from chapter one of Genesis, to Deuteronomy 34, then back to chapter one again, in acknowledgement of the words of the Torah being a circle; a never ending …