All events are in Central time unless specified.

Tuesday, October 11

National Coming Out Day

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is in observance and not an event on campus.
For those who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender, this day celebrates coming out and the recognition of the 1987 march on Washington for gay and lesbian equality.
This event originated in Diversity at UNL.

E.N. Thompson Forum With Community Climate Awareness Week: Putting the Public Back in Public Health: A Global Perspective

ALI S. KHAN, MD, MPH, MBA

Date: Time: 7:00 pm Location: Lied Center for Performing Arts
Dr. Ali S. Khan is Dean and Tenured Professor of Epidemiology at the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Public Health, and a Retired Assistant Surgeon General. Previously, he served at the CDC for 23 years before retiring as the …

Ongoing Events

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.
This event originated in Diversity at UNL.

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.