It’s the final days of February 2022. Here are the can’t miss events you should attend before the arrival of March.
We Are Nebraska Theater Experience
February 23 | 5 pm | Johnny Carson Theater
Enjoy a live performance by a group of amazing student leaders…confident, charismatic, and inspired to share their stories and artistry. See the next generation of diverse and inclusive leaders tell their stories that must be told — along with music, dance and video expressions.
Free & open to the public. First come, first serve and seating is distanced. Doors open 30 minutes prior to the show.
Love Your Heart
Daily events February 21–25
Heart disease is one of the leading causes of death for all persons living in America, and the disease disproportionately impacts minority groups such as Black communities, Hispanics and American Indians/Alaska Natives.
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is raising awareness and education with Love Your Heart, a week-long series of seven heart health events for diverse students. Students have the chance to win $150 for their RSO if they participate in the “Know Your Numbers” Feb. 21 or the Free Breakfast and Wellness Profiles on Feb. 23. Full details and sign-up options for events can be found on this website.
Casual Conversations: Ra’Daniel Arvie
February 23 | 12 to 1 pm | Howard L. Hawks Hall, Room 102
Join the Diversity and Inclusion Gathering Space (DIGS) over the lunch hour to hear Ra’Daniel Arvie speak on ‘Black Triumph in Trauma’. Drinks and cookies will be provided. Feel free to bring your own lunch.
Welcome to the NO CRAM ZONE
February 23 | 5 pm | Love Library South
Free test preparation success workshop for any student. Learn to study effectively and prepare for exams while keeping up in other classes. Hosted by the Center for Academic Success & Transitions (CAST).
REACH Training for Students
February 24 | 3:30 to 5 pm | University Health Center, Room 126
Suicide prevention is a shared campus responsibility. REACH is an interactive 90-minute training designed to help the university community prevent suicide by teaching faculty, staff and students how to recognize warning signs; engage with empathy; communicate hope; help suicidal individuals to access care and treatment; and more.
Register to attend here.
Application Night for Education Aboard and Gilman Scholarship
February 24 | 4 to 6 pm | Nebraska Union, Heritage Room
All students who are in the process of applying for Education Aboard opportunities should attend this event. Receive assistance on application materials due March 1, 2022, including program applications for Fall 2022 and Academic Year 2022-23; MAPS Fall 2022 scholarship application; and the Gilman International Scholarship.
Queerness and Christianity
February 24 | 6 to 7 pm | UNL Luteran Center
A presentation surrounding the intersection between queerness and Christianity, co-hosted by the LGBTQA+ Center and the Lutheran Center, featuring guest speaker Pastor Noah Hepler.
February 25 | 7 to 9 pm | Wick Alumni Center
Join OASIS in their final event for Black History Month to celebrate love for ourselves, others, and our culture. RSVP at https://go.unl.edu/lovegala.
Nominations deadline for Women of Courage, Character, and Commitment Awards
Each year, women leaders within our campus and Lincoln communities are recognized as Women of Courage, Character, and Commitment. Nominations are sought of women in as many different fields and roles as possible. Honorees will be acknowledged at the Women’s History Month Celebration on March 24, 2022.
All members of the UNL community are invited to
Diversity and Inclusion
University Health Center