Since 2014, CPACS has funded research grants given to its faculty and staff members to conduct applied research relevant to urban society. In September and October, 2016, some of the research findings from these grant projects will be presented by the investigators.
The Detective Kerrie Orozco First Responders Scholarship, was recently awarded for the first time to two deserving University of Nebraska Omaha students majoring in criminology and criminal justice.
Since 2009, CPACS, with the Center for Public Affairs Research as the primary contact, has partnered with the Nebraska Legislative Planning Committee to develop a database that consists of data for each of nine categories of benchmarks that present a common-sense and data-driven assessment of key areas important to Nebraskans' quality of life.
The Goodrich Scholarship Program has been recently honored as recipients of the Nebraska State Bar Association Diversity Award for 2016.
Professor Pamela Olubunmi Smith recently publicly presented her new book, “Treasury of Childhood Memories”, an English translation of “Ogun Omode,” by Alagba Professor Akinwumi Isola.
In the fall of 2015, the Grace Abbott School of Social Work began the search for a tenure-track senior level professor that would also hold a five-year renewable appointment in partnership with the Buffett Early Childhood Institute.
A new publication by the National Center for Justice Research about state support centers for evidence-based practices in juvenile justice features a case study of the UNO Juvenile Justice Institute as an example of an effective support center.
The UNO William Brennan Institute for Labor Studies has developed a brochure, written for high school students, that lays out the basics of labor laws and regulations.
A partnership between DCS and NEIEP gives graduates an opportunity to apply their industry training to the completion of a college degree.
If you have a story idea, news tip or inquiry please contact: