A new NIH grant, worth $425,000, will fund biomechanics research with a large potential impact on those who use prostheses to get around. This grant is the first since a record-setting $10.1 million award last year.
Beginning the Fall 2016 semester, UNO will offer a Bachelors of Science in Education with an Early Childhood Inclusive focus - bringing together faculty expertise from the Teacher Education Department and Special Education and Communication Disorders Department.
Martha Bruckner, B.S. '71 and M.S. '74, was Named the 2015-16 superintendent of the year by the School Administrators of Iowa organization. Courtney Matulka, B.S. '08 and M.S. '10, has been named Nebraska's 2015-16 Milken Educator.
Located in the School of HPER, Dr. Dustin Slivka is simulating extreme weather conditions, developing muscular research at the cellular level.
As the only degree of its kind in Nebraska and one of less than five in the entire country, UNO’s new Bachelor of Science in Biomechanics is a continuation of UNO’s commitment to cutting-edge research.
Jack McKay, Ed.D., former Professor Emeritus in the Department of Educational Leadership has been awarded for dedicating his career to public education advocacy.
Amelia Squires, STEM Outreach Coordinator, spent a week at NASA's Johnson Space Center at the LiftOff Summer Institute. Now she's back & ready to share her new expertise after learning about aerospace from NASA engineers and astronauts.
Play is a key element for early childhood development. Watch how early childhood graduate students helped design the PLAY exhibit at the Kaneko.
"For a beginning teacher, navigating the world of a new school environment can be difficult. The experience brings up a myriad of question and concerns-from how to inspire students to adapting to unique student needs. UNO's College of Education's partnership with the Metropolitan Omaha Educational Consortium serves to address these issues for new educators so they can find success and confidence."