All events are in Central time unless specified.

Monday, October 12

Other

Canadian Thanksgiving

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All Day
Location: This is in observance and not an event on campus.
A chance for people to give thanks for a good harvest and other fortunes in the past year.
This event originated in Diversity at UNL.
Other

National Indigenous People’s Day

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All Day
Location: This is in observance and not an event on campus.
An alternative celebration to Columbus Day, gives recognition to the indigenous populations affected by colonization.
This event originated in Diversity at UNL.
Activity

Coffee Talks: Conversations between International & Domestic Students

hosted by Student Involvement

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3:30 pm–4:30 pm
Location: Nebraska Union
Grab a beverage and join in the twice-weekly casual gatherings to chat about each other’s cultures, meet friends, and learn about campus.
Activity

Say Their Names: Centering Black Women Activists in the Struggle for Justice

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3:30 pm–4:45 pm
Location: Zoom
Drs. Jeannette Jones, History and Ethnic Studies at UNL, and Zakiya Luna, sociology department at the University of CA-Santa Barbara, will examine the often-overlooked activism and leadership of women of color in the United States. This dialogue and …
This event originated in Women’s and Gender Studies.

Ongoing Events

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All full-length Regular Academic Session course withdrawals noted with a grade of “W” on academic re

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All Day
Location: Academic Calendar
This event originated in Academic Calendar.
Activity

My Husker Action

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All Day
Location: Virtual
For the month of October, the Office of Diversity and Inclusion invites you to join us in recognizing opportunities to acknowledge authentic, genuine, and intentional actions to eradicate systematic racism, injustice, and inequality. As part of the …
This event originated in Diversity at UNL.
Other

Hispanic Heritage Month

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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.
This event originated in Diversity at UNL.
Other

LGBT History Month

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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.
Other

National Disability Employment Awareness Month

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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.