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The Heart of the Matter, a film by the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, is a discussion on the need for support of the humanities.

"The Heart of the Matter, a Report of the American Academy's Commission on the Humanities and Social Sciences, is intended to advance a dialogue on the importance of the humanities and social sciences to the future of our nation. . . .

The Heart of the Matter identifies three overarching goals: 1) to educate Americans in the knowledge, skills, and understanding they will need to thrive in a twenty-first-century democracy; 2) to foster a society that is innovative, competitive, and strong; and 3) to equip the nation for leadership in an interconnected world. These goals cannot be achieved by science alone."

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  • Beorn publishes Marching into Darkness, the Wehrmacht and the Holocaust in Belarus.

    Marching into Darkness, the Wehrmacht and the Holocaust in Belarus examines the perspective of ordinary German soldiers.More Information.

  • Cutucache launches NE STEM 4 U, largest after school science program for
    disadvantaged youth.

    NE STEM 4 U is a student-run volunteer organization bringing STEM to elementary and middle school students in OPS. More Information

  • Engelmann works with team of scientists at Dinosaur National Monument.

    Skeleton of a drepanosaur a small, extinct reptile discovered in a block of sandstone from the Saints and Sinners quarry, one of many remarkable fossils uncovered. More Information

  • Torres is editor-in-chief of Revista de ALCESXXI: Journal of Contemporary Spanish Literature and Film.

    Dr. Steven L. Torres, Department of Foreign Languages and Literature, is the Editor-in-chief of a free online journal: Revista de ALCESXXI: Journal of Contemporary Spanish Literature and Film.
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Welcome from the Dean

On behalf of the College of Arts and Sciences, I welcome you to our website. Our College is committed to teaching excellence, cutting-edge research and creative activity in all disciplines, and service in the UNO and Omaha communities. I hope you enjoy our website, which is designed to provide numerous examples of our College's commitment to providing a strong liberal-arts education, the most enduring and powerful tool for success in life. Please browse our website to find out information about our many strong programs, and please contact us if you have any questions.

David Boocker, Ph.D
Dean, College of Arts & Sciences
University of Nebraska at Omaha
6001 Dodge Street
Omaha, NE 68182