All events are in Central time unless specified.

Saturday, October 15

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.

SAY IT LOUD Exhibition

Date: Time: 8:00 am–12:00 pm Location: Willa Cather Dining Complex
The College of Architecture is hosting the SAY IT LOUD traveling exhibition from October 11-16 on the UNL Campus near the Willa Cather Dining Complex (520 N. 17th Street | Lincoln)
This event originated in Architecture.

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 …