Office of the Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

-

17 matches found

    • All Day
      10/4/2022 - 10/5/2022

    Day of Atonement. For Jewish people observing Yom Kippur, the day is often observed by fasting, praying, abstaining from physical pleasures, and refraining from work. Some students or employees may request schedule adjustments in order to observe.

  • Call to Action to Address Racism & Social Injustice Research Symposium Wordmark
    • 5:30 pm
      10/6/2022
    • Spurlock Museum of World Cultures 600 S. Gregory St., Urbana, IL 61801

    As part of the Chancellor's Call to Action to Address Racism & Social Injustice, Dr. Ibram X. Kendi will join Vice Chancellor Sean C. Garrick for a moderated discussion with questions from the campus community.  Please register online by October 3. For more information please visit, calltoaction.illinois.edu/symposium. Community questions will be taken until September 2

    • 8:30 am - 1:30 pm
      10/7/2022
    • Levis Faculty Center 919 W. Illinois St., Urbana, IL, 61801

    The Chancellor's Call to Action to Address Racism and Social Injustice Research Symposium will include presentations and a poster session the 22 projects funded during the first year of the program.  Please register online by October 3. For more information, please visit calltoaction.illinois.edu/symposium. 

    • All Day
      10/7/2022 - 10/8/2022

    Born in 570 CE, Prophet Muhammad’s [peace be upon him] birthday is commemorated by Muslims around the world during the month of Rabi’ Al-Awal. Mawlid an-Nabi – literally, The Birth of the Prophet – is often referred to as the Mawlid.

    • All Day
      10/9/2022 - 10/11/2022

    The Feast of Tabernacles. Actual holy days. Jewish employees observing Sukkot Major may stay home from work during this period, and some may request scheduling accommodations in order to observe. 

    • All Day
      10/9/2022 - 10/11/2022

    The Feast of Tabernacles. Actual holy days. Jewish employees observing Sukkot Major may stay home from work during this period, and some may request scheduling accommodations in order to observe. 

  • Decorative flyer, the link provides specifics on the events taking place
    • All Day
      10/10/2022

    • All Day
      10/12/2022 - 10/13/2022

    Born in 570 CE, Prophet Muhammad’s [peace be upon him] birthday is commemorated by Muslims around the world during the month of Rabi’ Al-Awal. Mawlid an-Nabi – literally, The Birth of the Prophet – is often referred to as the Mawlid.

    • All Day
      10/12/2022 - 10/16/2022

    The Feast of Tabernacles. For Jewish employees observing Sukkot Minor, work is often allowed but meals need to be done in the Sukkah. Some may request scheduling accommodations in order to observe. 

    • All Day
      10/16/2022

    At the beginning of each Bahá'í month, Bahá'ís gather for an observance called the 19-Day Feast. The First Day of ‘Ilm (Knowledge) begins at sunset of the first day and ends at sunset of the last day. It is a three-part observance with devotions, community consultation, and a social portion. Some students or employees may request schedule adjustments in order to observe.

    • All Day
      10/18/2022

    Day of Celebrating the Torah. The main celebrations of Simchat Torah take place in the synagogue during evening and morning services. Jewish employees observing Simchat Torah may stay home from work during this period, and some may request scheduling accommodations in order to observe.

    • All Day
      10/20/2022

    This day commemorates the birth of the central religious scripture of Sikhism, regarded by many Sikhs as the final, sovereign and eternal living Guru following the lineage of the ten human Gurus of the religion.

    • All Day
      10/24/2022

    Diwali or The Festival of Lights is a major holiday. Extending over 5 days, it celebrates the victory of good over evil. Celebrations include millions of lights shining on housetops, outside doors and windows, around temples, and other buildings. Some students or employees may request scheduling accommodations in order to observe.

    • All Day
      10/25/2022 - 10/26/2022

    Celebrating the founder of Bábism, and one of three central figures of the Azali and Bahá'í Faiths. From sunset of the first day until sunset of the last day, Bahá'ís observing the Birth of the Báb may stay home from work during this period, and some may request scheduling accommodations in order to observe. 

    • All Day
      10/26/2022

    The Birth of the Báb and the Birth of Bahá’u’lláh occurred on consecutive days according to the Islamic lunar calendar. They are two of the nine holy days of the year when work is suspended and children are exempted from attending school. Some students or employees may request schedule adjustments in order to observe.

    • All Day
      10/26/2022 - 10/27/2022

    This holy day celebrates the birth of Bahá'u'lláh, the founder of the Bahá'í Faith. Bahá'ís observing the Birth of Bahá'u'lláh may stay home from work during this period, and some may request scheduling accommodations in order to observe. 

    • All Day
      10/31/2022 - 11/1/2022

    From sunset of the first day to sunset of the last day, Samhain marks the Pagan New Year, a time for honoring the dead, cleansing, and releasing. For many Wiccans, Samhain is the most important Sabbat. It’s the time to remember the ancestors, and the time to celebrate the harvest and all that has been accomplished over the year.