All events are in Central time unless specified.

Tuesday, May 5

Cinco de Mayo

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is in observance and not an event on campus.
A Mexican holiday commemorating the Mexican army’s 1862 victory over France at the Battle of Puebla during the Franco-Mexican War (1861-1867). This day celebrates Mexican culture and heritage, including parades and mariachi music performances.
This event originated in Diversity at UNL.

Ongoing Events

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is in observance and not an event on campus.
The month of May was chosen to commemorate the immigration of the first Japanese to the United States on May 7, 1843, and to mark the anniversary of the completion of the transcontinental railroad on May 10, 1869. The majority of the workers who laid …
This event originated in Diversity at UNL.

Jewish American Heritage Month

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is in observance and not an event on campus.
Recognizes the diverse contributions of the Jewish people to American culture.
This event originated in Diversity at UNL.

Older Americans Month

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is in observance and not an event on campus.
Established in 1963 to honor the legacies and contributions of older Americans and to support them as they enter their next stage of life.
This event originated in Diversity at UNL.

Vaisakhi (also spelled Baisakhi)

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is in observance and not an event on campus.
The celebration the founding of the Sikh community as the Khalsa (community of the initiated) and the birth of the Khalsa.
This event originated in Diversity at UNL.