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Each semester, the Diversity Engagement Center hosts a campus wide Diversity Celebration in which the Center coordinates, co-sponsors, hosts or supports student, staff and faculty with a multitude of events ranging from open forums about diversity to the study abroad cultural café. With more than 30 events from October 20th through November 15th, Diversity Celebration has an event for everyone! Download the attachment for a full schedule of events.
Liberal Arts Building 236 (map)
Join the UNO Women's Center, Women's & Gender Studies Faculty, the Department of English & Foreign Languages, and the Diversity Engagement Center for "I Conjure You . . .": Making Magic in Early Modern Theater, a talk by Dr. Shelby Richardson of the UNO English Department on Tuesday, October 30, 12:30 p.m. in LA 236. Come hear the fascinating history of witches as enacted on the London stage, including their prophecies, visions, malicious deeds, and associations with diabolical spirits a...
University Center (map)
Join the Founders Club of the University of New Orleans in welcoming Mark F. Fernandez, who will deliver the 2018 Homer L. Hitt Presidential Distinguished Lecture immediately following this reception. Fernandez earned two degrees in history from the University of New Orleans before being named the Patricia Carlin O'Keefe Distinguished Professor of History at Loyola University of New Orleans. He has written extensively about the history of early American law. His second book, “Fr...
University Center (map)
The Founders Club of the University of New Orleans will hold the 2018 Homer L. Hitt Presidential Distinguished Lecture on the evening of Tuesday, October 30, 2018, at 7:00 p.m. in the University of New Orleans University Center Ballroom. A wine and cheese reception precedes the lecture from 6:00 p.m. to 6:45 p.m.   Our speaker this year will be Mark F. Fernandez, the Patricia Carlin O'Keefe Distinguished Professor of History at Loyola University New Orleans. Professor Fernandez, a Univers...
University Center Northside Lobby (map)

Come out and enjoy Bangladeshi culture with some delicious food and lot more ….! There will be cultural display and some food! This event is free and open to the public.

 

Sandbar at the Cove (map)
Ashlin Parker: Trumpeter
Kirschman Hall Breezeway (map)

Come celebrate our DAY of the Dead event! Come and learn CBEC and enjoy some tacos! This event is free and open to the public.

Merrick Patio (map)
The Privateer Pantry is an on-campus food pantry serving UNO students who are experiencing food insecurity. When you donate cash at a Privateer Pantry Donation Station at the times and locations listed below, you provide "bucks for ducks." Each college has a campus "celebrity" who's ready to float in the Merrick fountain on a giant rubber duck! (GIANT!) When your college raises $250, your celebrity will float!  
University Center 201-C (map)

The Diversity Engagement Center invites you to an engaging, interactive discussion led by distinguished emeritus faculty Ann Edwards. This week's topic will focus on marriage and sexuality. Lunch will be provided.

Performing Arts Center Recital Hall (map)
National WWII Museum (map)
Retired insurance executive William Chauvin has been selected as the recipient of the 2018 University of New Orleans Homer L. Hitt Distinguished Alumni Award, the UNO Alumni Association announced. Additionally Bivian “Sonny” Lee has been named the 2018 Homer Hitt Young Alumnus of the Year. Both men will be honored at the Distinguished Alumni Gala, which will take place on Nov. 1 at 7 p.m. in the National WWII Museum’s United States Freedom Pavilion: The Boeing Center. Purchase...
Merrick Patio (map)
The Privateer Pantry is an on-campus food pantry serving UNO students who are experiencing food insecurity. When you donate cash at a Privateer Pantry Donation Station at the times and locations listed below, you provide "bucks for ducks." Each college has a campus "celebrity" who's ready to float in the Merrick fountain on a giant rubber duck! (GIANT!) When your college raises $250, your celebrity will float!  
University Center 208 (map)
There is a significant racial divide in America. There is also a severe lack of communication and understanding that continues to widen this divide. Join us as we talk about why racial reconciliation is still an issue in our nation today and how Christianity offers a solution. Refreshments will be provided.
Kirschman Hall 401 (map)
Come participate and listen to some professional speak about diversity in the work place and its impact on employee/manager relations.  
Sandbar at the Cove (map)

The UNO Political Science Dept, Pi Sigma Alpha and the Political Science Graduate Student Association invite you to join them at The Sandbar on the night of the mid-term elections. Enjoy free food as watch returns come in on the big screens. Wear your "I Voted" sticker to be entered into a special raffle. Note: This is a non-partisan event.

 

 

Earl K. Long Library (map)
InnovateUNO is an annual showcase of research, scholarly work and creativity of students and University employees. Faculty are encouraged to include this event in your fall syllabus and integrate it into learning tools. For more information, please contact the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs at orsp@uno.edu.
Merrick Patio (map)
The Privateer Pantry is an on-campus food pantry serving UNO students who are experiencing food insecurity. When you donate cash at a Privateer Pantry Donation Station at the times and locations listed below, you provide "bucks for ducks." Each college has a campus "celebrity" who's ready to float in the Merrick fountain on a giant rubber duck! (GIANT!) When your college raises $250, your celebrity will float!  
Sandbar at the Cove (map)
Phil Degruy: Guitarist
Fall Fest (map)
The Privateer Pantry is an on-campus food pantry serving UNO students who are experiencing food insecurity. When you donate cash at a Privateer Pantry Donation Station at the times and locations listed below, you provide "bucks for ducks." Each college has a campus "celebrity" who's ready to float in the Merrick fountain on a giant rubber duck! (GIANT!) When your college raises $250, your celebrity will float!  
University Center 208 (map)
Do you think there is a typo in the event title? Are you hungry? Do you want to be challenged or rather, watch people be challenged as they develop their communication and leadership skills? Grab a friend, and join UNO Toastmasters for a ‘Diversity of Thoughts’ (DOT’s) themed meeting. Lunch will be provided and the event is open to the public.
Robert E. Nims Theatre (map)
'Gloria' by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins Directed by David W. Hoover THE STORY: This funny, trenchant, and powerful play follows an ambitious group of editorial assistants at a notorious Manhattan magazine, each of whom hopes for a starry life of letters and a book deal before they turn thirty. But when an ordinary humdrum workday becomes anything but, the stakes for who will get to tell their own story become higher than ever.
Bicentennial Education Center 205-A (map)
UNO’s chapter of Chi Sigma Iota, the international honor society of counseling students and professionals, Alpha Eta, invites you to join us in a conversation of how cultural diversity is celebrated within the counseling field. Hear from both local, inter-state, and international students in the Master’s and Doctoral programs in Counselor Education. Food will be provided! This event is free and open to the public.
Earl K. Long Library 1st floor (map)
The Earl K. Long Library and the Diversity Engagement Center are hosting International Games Day on November 10 from 1-4pm. This event is held in conjunction with International Games Week,an initiative run by volunteers from around the world to reconnect communities through their libraries around the educational, recreational, and social value of all types of games. Scrabble, D&D, Magic the Gathering, Taboo, Exploding Kittens, Unexploded Cows and Rummikub are just a few of the many games a...
International Center (map)
Attend a student Study Abroad Panel for the chance to win a free passport from HI New Orleans

More details on International Education Week: http://www.uno.edu/international-center/IEW.aspx


 



University Center (map)
Learn how you can study abroad. Details on obtaining your passport can be found here.    More details about International Education Week: http://www.uno.edu/international-center/IEW.aspx  
University Center Gallery Lounge (map)

Join us for lunch and experience displays, music and activities from various student organizations. This event is co-sponsored by the International Education Center and the Diversity Engagement Center.

Merrick Patio (map)
The Privateer Pantry is an on-campus food pantry serving UNO students who are experiencing food insecurity. When you donate cash at a Privateer Pantry Donation Station at the times and locations listed below, you provide "bucks for ducks." Each college has a campus "celebrity" who's ready to float in the Merrick fountain on a giant rubber duck! (GIANT!) When your college raises $250, your celebrity will float!  
University Center 206 (map)
The UNO Ambassadors will showcase different foods from around the world that represent our diversity as an organization. We will have a presentation playing in the background showing the different cultures of our UNO Ambassadors.
Library Breezeway (map)
Learn how you can study abroad.

 

More details on International Education Week: http://www.uno.edu/international-center/IEW.aspx

University Center 206 (map)
Come for this exciting event hosted by the Young Poets' Society, they will be holding a discussion and rich displays detailing the importance of diversity in poetry. This event is open to the public and lunch will be provided.
Sandbar at the Cove (map)
Jeremy Pelt Trumpeter
Liberal Arts Building (map)
The UNO Creative Writing Workshop will host a reading by poets Neil Shepard and Melinda Palacio on Wednesday, November 14, at 8 p.m. on the UNO Campus in room 197 of the Liberal Arts Building. The reading will be followed by a Q&A, a booksigning and a brief reception. This event is supported in part by Poets & Writers. Neil Shepard’s new book, How It Is: Selected Poems, was published in spring 2018 by Salmon Poetry (Ireland). His sixth and seventh books of poetry were publish...
University Center 201-C (map)

The Diversity Engagement Center invites you to an engaging, interactive discussion led by distinguished emeritus faculty Ann Edwards. This week's topic will focus on religions of the world. Lunch will be provided.

 

 

International Center (map)

More details on International Education Week: http://www.uno.edu/international-center/IEW.aspx

Robert E. Nims Theatre (map)
'Gloria' by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins Directed by David W. Hoover THE STORY: This funny, trenchant, and powerful play follows an ambitious group of editorial assistants at a notorious Manhattan magazine, each of whom hopes for a starry life of letters and a book deal before they turn thirty. But when an ordinary humdrum workday becomes anything but, the stakes for who will get to tell their own story become higher than ever.
International Center (map)
Join us for fun, food, and friends! 

More details about International Education Week: http://www.uno.edu/international-center/IEW.aspx

Performing Arts Center Recital Hall (map)
Kirschman Hall 129 (map)
VASA Crazy Rich Asians Movie Screening Bring your friends to this exciting event! It's been called many things, but one thing is for sure, you will love it! This event is free and open to all UNO students. Light refreshments will be provided!