All events are in Central time unless specified.

Thursday, February 2

Groundhog Day

Date: Time: All Day Location: this is an observance not an event
American traditional holiday celebrated on the morning of February 2nd. A famous groundhog will make a prediction on the end of winter.

Lavender Closet Pop-Up

hosted by University Honors Program and LGBTQA+ Center

Date: Time: 10:00 am–2:00 pm Location: Robert E. Knoll Residential Center
Acquire free identity-affirming clothing and accessories for casual daily wear or to build a professional wardrobe you can use for job interviews, internships, and workplaces.
This event originated in LGBQTA+ Center & Women’s Center.

Creating an Inclusive Team Culture

#NCLUDE small learning group

Date: Time: 11:00 am–12:00 pm Location: Virtual
This group is designed specifically for University Operations leaders who would like to expand their leadership ability related to inclusive excellence. We will read short stories from the book What If: Short Stories to Spark Inclusion & Diversity …
This event originated in DEI Learning Opportunities.

Creating Inclusive Online Communities

#NCLUDE small learning group

Date: Time: 1:00 pm–2:00 pm Location: Virtual
When teaching online, one of the biggest challenges is creating a sense of community that allows students to connect with one another and the instructor. In this learning community, we will discuss strategies you can use to support diverse students …
This event originated in DEI Learning Opportunities.

Free Screening of “On These Grounds”

Presented by CEHS Racial Literacy Roundtables

Date: Time: 4:00 pm–6:30 pm Location: Online
The CEHS Racial Literacy Roundtables team presents a free online screening of “On These Grounds” with expert reaction from Dr. Alexa Yunes-Koch and Dr. Joseph Gardella.
This event originated in CEHS.

Ongoing Events

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.

New Years Eve

Date: Time: 12:00 am–12:55 pm Location: this is an observance not an event
Day before the Calendar new year.

Black History Month

African American History Month

Date: Time: All Day Location: this is an observance not an event
African American people’s achievements are celebrated and their roles in American history are praised and recognized.