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A Short Look at Centennial

UNO's Centennial Celebration officially starts Oct. 8. This short video was produced by UNO Television.

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SAC to Host Open HR Forum for Jim Friel Today

The Staff Advisory Council (SAC) will hold a forum for Jim Friel, the first finalist for the UNO Human Resources director position today, July 1. Friel currently serves as the assistant vice president for human resources at ACT Inc.

Today's open forum starts at 2 p.m. in the Milo Bail Student Center Council Room and will last an hour. All members of the university community – faculty, staff and students – and the public are encouraged to attend. In addition to the open forums, the finalists will tour campus and meet with UNO officials. Three more finalists will visit campus next week.

For more information, call 554.3502.

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Parking Structure Maintenance Notice

The parking structure stairwells will undergo maintenance starting today, July 1. The northwest stairwell of the parking structure will be closed today for concrete repair. On Wednesday, July 2, the northeast stairwell of the parking structure will be closed. Barring any unforeseen issues, both areas should be able to be reopened the morning following their repairs.

For more information, contact Walt Burr at 554.2582.

No Group Ex Classes This Week

Group Ex classes will not meet this week. Classes will resume Monday, July 7. Watch eNotes for details on the new schedule.

For more information, visit or call Jessica Dozark at 554.3917.

Car Wash for Boy Scouts Fundraiser

High school students participating in the Summer Scholars program, organized by the Office of Multicultural Affairs, will host a car wash from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, July 12, at Burger King, 78th and Dodge Streets.

Funds raised will be donated to the Boy Scouts of America Mid-America Council, which lost four Scouts earlier this year during a tornado in Little Sioux, Iowa. 

The annual Summer Scholars program gives high school students a hands-on experience of life at college.

For more information call Maria Garza at 554.2248.

Call-for-Papers for 2009 International Quilt Study Center & Museum at UNL

The International Quilt Study Center & Museum at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) has issued a call-for-papers for its 2009 symposium, "The Global Quilt: Cultural Contexts." The deadline for submissions is Friday, Aug.15.

Visit to access information about the International Quilt Study Center & Museum and the symposium. The symposium link will lead to a detailed description of the 2009 symposium and guidelines for submission as well as registration.

For more information, contact Angela Konin, education coordinator at the center, at 402.472.7030.

Part-time Faculty Workshops

Workshops for all part-time faculty at UNO will take place Wednesday and Thursday, Aug. 20-21, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. in Arts and Sciences Hall.

Sessions will cover:

- An overview of UNO;

- A teaching tips panel;

- Introduction to UNO resources services and campus safety; and

- Advanced information technology services for experienced part-time faculty.

For more information, visit the Center for Faculty Development Web site at To register for one of these workshops, call the center at 554.2427 or e-mail the desired evening to, with participant's full name, department and phone number.


Kaylen Harris Earns 3rd-Team Academic All-American
UNO senior distance runner Kaylen Harris has been named to the ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America third team in the college division for women's track and field/cross country. Read more.

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