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Latin American Study Abroad Program Students

UNO Group Studies, Volunteers in Peru

The Latin American Study Abroad Program of the Office of Latino/Latin American Studies (OLLAS) has sent eight undergraduate students, one graduate student and two professors to Lima, Peru, this month. The group is documenting their trip online at http://uno-peru.blogspot.com/.

The course combines a two-week study abroad experience with distance education and service learning. The students and professors – OLLAS Director Dr. Lourdes Gouveia and Assistant Director Dr. Jonathan Benjamin-Alvarado – will assist with the construction of a much-needed child care center in Los Olivos, a small town near Lima.

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myMail Brown Bag Lunch Demonstration Today

Information Technology Services (ITS) will upgrade myMail (Lotus Notes) to version 8.0 in June. To prepare for this new version, ITS staff will offer several Brown Bag Lunch Demonstrations focused on Lotus Notes 8.

All sessions will cover the same material and all faculty and staff are welcome to attend. No registration is required for these sessions.

- Today, May 28
Milo Bail Student Center (MBSC) Chancellor's Room
Noon to 1 p.m.

- Thursday, June 5
155 University of Nebraska Peter Kiewit Institute
11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

- Friday, June 13
MBSC U mon hon Room
12:30 to 1:30 p.m.

Additional resources have been added to http://mymail.unomaha.edu to familiarize users with the upgrade. The Lotus Notes 8 Upgrade Information module is located in the center of the page. myMail FAQ's (Version 8) can also be found on the "Help Tab."

For questions, contact ITS Customer Services at 554.HELP (4357) or unohelpdesk@unomaha.edu.

UNMC Clinical Trial for Young Adults with ADHD

A clinical trial for young adults ages 19-30 with Attention Deficit Disorders (ADD) or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders (ADHD) will be conducted at the University of Nebraska Medical Center Department of Psychiatry. 

Study medication and study procedures will be provided at no cost to eligible participants.

For more information, call 552.6005 or e-mail unmcprc@unmc.edu.

Jay Noddle to Speak at June 2 MBA Leadership Series

Jay Noddle, president and CEO of Noddle Companies, will present at the Monday, June 2, Summer MBA Leadership Series Seminar. He will speak from 6 to 7:30 p.m. 010A Roskens Hall (lower level).

Noddle will talk about Aksarben Village, the transition of leadership of Noddle Development and leadership transitions taking place in other Omaha businesses.

Noddle Companies is a Midwestern-based commercial real estate firm and a national leader in the commercial development industry. The company consults and implements projects on a national basis on both municipal and corporate levels within a wide range of property types. Pivotal to Noddle Companies' success is urban mixed-use and suburban retail projects in the Midwest and Eastern markets. Noddle Companies maintains offices in Omaha and New York City with development projects having been completed in 18 states.

Refreshments will be provided. For more information, contact Carol Rose at 554.2303.

Criss Library Summer Hours

The Criss Library hours of operation this summer are:

- Monday through Thursday
7 a.m. to 9 p.m.

- Friday
7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

- Saturday
Noon to 5 p.m.

- Sunday
Noon to 9 p.m.

Additionally, the library will be closed for the Independence Day holiday, Friday, July 4.

Fidelity Representative on Campus This Summer

Fidelity representative Chad Anderson will be on campus for individual counseling sessions in June and July.

Wednesday dates and times:

- June 18
1 to 4:30 p.m.

- July 16
1 to 5 p.m.

To schedule an appointment, call 1.800.642.7131.

CWS General Admission Ticket Booklets On Sale

The 2008 College World Series (CWS) takes place June 14-25 at Rosenblatt Stadium in Omaha. 2008 College World Series general admission ticket booklets are currently on sale in the UNO Athletic Ticket Office.

The cost is $70 for a booklet of 10 tickets while supplies last. To purchase a booklet, stop by the ticket office, located in the lobby of the Lee & Helene Sapp Fieldhouse. For more information, contact the UNO Ticket Office at 554.6287.