All events are in Central time unless specified.

Thursday, October 17

Attorney General Jon Bruning Public Service Lecture

Sen. Bob Kerrey presents “The appointment of John Marshall: We got lucky”

Date: Time: 12:10 pm–1:10 pm Location: McCollum Hall
This year’s Attorney General Jon Bruning Public Service Lecturer is former United States Senator Bob Kerrey. Senator Kerrey was the 35th Governor of Nebraska from 1983 to 1987 and the United States Senator from Nebraska from 1989 to 2001. Before …
This event originated in Law.

Russian Conversation Table

Date: Time: 2:15 pm–3:15 pm Location: Burnett Hall
Join us for informal conversation, various fun games, and activities! Practice your Russian and meet new friends!
This event originated in Modern Languages and Literatures.

La Table Française

Date: Time: 3:30 pm–5:00 pm Location: Yia Yia’s
Join us at Yia Yia’s at 14th & Ost
This event originated in Modern Languages and Literatures.

Jesmyn Ward, essayist, memoirist, and National Book Award winner

Reading and book signing

Date: Time: 7:00 pm–8:30 pm Location: Sheldon Museum of Art
MacArthur Genius and two-time National Book Award winner Jesmyn Ward has been hailed as the standout writer of her generation, proving her “fearless and toughly lyrical” voice in novels, memoir, and nonfiction. Betsy Burton of the American …
This event originated in Department of English.

Ongoing Events

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.
This event originated in Diversity at UNL.

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 …
This event originated in Diversity at UNL.