All events are in Central time unless specified.

Wednesday, April 8

Buddha Day (Vesak or Visakha Puja)

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is in observance and not an event on campus.
A Buddhist festival that marks Gautama Buddha’s birth, enlightenment and death. It falls on the day of the full moon in May and it is a gazetted holiday in India.
This event originated in Diversity at UNL.

Ongoing Events

Autism Awareness Month

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is in observance and not an event on campus.
Established to raise awareness about the developmental disorder that affects children’s normal development of social and communication skills.
This event originated in Diversity at UNL.

Deaf History Month

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is in observance and not an event on campus.
This observance celebrates key events in deaf history, including the founding of Gallaudet University and the American School for the Deaf.
This event originated in Diversity at UNL.

Diversity Month

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is in observance and not an event on campus.
Started in 2004 to recognize and honor the diversity surrounding us all. By celebrating differences and similarities during this month, organizers hope that people will get a deeper understanding of each other.
This event originated in Diversity at UNL.

Lailat al Bara’a

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is in observance and not an event on campus.
Also known as Barat, or Night of Forgiveness, an Islamic holiday during which practitioners of the faith seek forgiveness for sins.
This event originated in Diversity at UNL.

Passover

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is in observance and not an event on campus.
An eight-day Jewish holiday and festival in commemoration of the emancipation of the Israelites from slavery in ancient Egypt.
This event originated in Diversity at UNL.