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NU President Discusses Centennial

University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken spoke about UNO's 100th anniversary during his football halftime interview on Oct. 7. KFAB and its affiliates carried the remarks across the state.

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Soccer Seniors Close Out Season With 3-0 Victory

Free brats, lots of wind and cold weather were on hand Saturday, November 8 as UNO seniors Amanda Iwansky, Tara Wegehaupt, Casey Bigsby and MaryClaire Murnan closed out their home soccer careers. Freshman Becca Swanson got UNO on the board first followed by Lindsey Nealon and then senior Tara Wegehaupt. The final score was UNO 3-0 over Central Missouri.

Chancellor to Become Next Omaha Press Club "Face" on Nov. 25

UNO Chancellor John Christensen has been selected as the next Omaha Press Club's "Face on the Barroom Floor." His induction into the lineup of newsmakers honored by the club since 1971 will take place Tuesday, Nov. 25. Read more.

UNO Television to Receive Donation from Alumnus Today

Richard Smith, a 1965 UNO graduate, will present UNO Television with camera equipment he used to cover the Republican National Convention for ABC News in St. Paul, Minn., in September. The presentation will take place today, Nov. 12, at 3 p.m. in the UNO Television studio.

For the past 35 years, Smith has worked as a network news cameraman and field producer for ABC News and NBC News in the Chicago area. "I am a big promoter of UNO here in the Chicago area," Smith said. "I am very proud of the training and education that I received at UNO."

Gail Baker, dean of the College of Communication, Fine Arts and Media (CFAM); Michael Hilt, assistant dean of CFAM; Jeremy Lipschultz, chair of the School of Communication; and Robert Franklin, director of Media Operations for Classical 90.7 KVNO and UNO Television, will be present. Smith will also be interviewed on "Consider This," a production of UNO Television.

For more information, call 554.2516.

OLLAS and SLA to Offer Study Abroad Course in Peru This May

UNO students and community members can travel to Lima, Peru, May 15-31 for an educational experience that goes beyond the classroom. While in Peru, students and community participants will have the unique opportunity to participate in a service-learning project that will allow them to meet with residents and elected officials of one of Lima's "pueblos j—venes" (poor neighborhoods) - San Juan de Miraflores - to learn about some of their challenges and organizational capacities. Read more.

Classical 90.7 KVNO to Broadcast 23-week Metropolitan Opera Season

Classical 90.7 KVNO will kick off The Metropolitan Opera's 78th broadcast season on Saturday, Nov. 29, with a live broadcast of Berlioz' "The Damnation of Faust." The station will broadcast live a different, full opera each Saturday for 22 weeks, plus the popular "Met Audition Finals." Read more.

Fall Self-defense Class Schedule

UNO student Eliss Hall will lead several two-hour self-defense classes at UNO this fall for the campus community and public. A variety of safety knowledge and techniques will be highlighted.

The schedule:

- Friday, Nov. 14
1 to 3 p.m.

- Friday, Dec. 5
1 to 3 p.m.

- Saturday, Dec. 6
9 to 11 a.m.

Classes will take place in 110 Health, Physical Education and Recreation (HPER) Building. They are free to UNO students and Campus Recreation activity cardholders, and $10 for non-activity cardholders and the public.

Class sponsors include Campus Security, Human Resources, The Women's Resource Center and Fitness and Wellness.

To register, stop by 100 HPER or call 554.2539. For more information, call Dave Daniels at 554.2008.

Presidential Advisor, NU Graduate Kick Off Hoagland Lecture Series Nov. 19

Ted Sorensen, a former advisor to President John F. Kennedy and a University of Nebraska graduate, is the inaugural speaker for the Peter J. Hoagland Integrity in Public Service Lecture Series at UNO.

Sorensen will speak Wednesday, Nov. 19, at 6 p.m. at the William H. and Dorothy Thompson Alumni Center, 6705 Dodge St., about his Nebraska roots and his work in the White House. The event is free and open to the public. Read more.

Campus Security Offers Holiday Safety Tips

The Campus Security staff would like to remind the campus community of some common sense safety tips to practice during the holiday season.

- When a person leaves his or her room or office, lock it up, even if it's only for a few minutes.

- Avoid leaving valuables or packages in plain view in a vehicle. Place them in the trunk or between the seats. When possible, do so before parking.

- During the holiday break, take valuables home from campus offices and residence halls.

- Anyone who is going to be working on campus late in the evening or when few people are around should consider advising Campus Security so that an officer can pay special attention to the area.

- Anyone entering a locked residence hall, apartment building or campus building should make sure the door closes completely. Strangers should not follow anyone into a secure building.

- Students who live on campus and are leaving town for the holidays should make sure they have someone keeping an eye on their residence and leave emergency contact information.

For more information, call Campus Security at 554.2648.

Nebraska Humanities Council Brown Bag Today

Erika Hamilton, program officer with the Nebraska Humanities Council (NHC), will present information about NHC's grants and programs today, Nov. 12, at a campus brown bag event.

This informal session, hosted by Sponsored Programs and Research (SPR), will take place in the Milo Bail Student Center Gallery Room from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The session is particularly important for individuals who are planning to submit a proposal to NHC for the winter or spring deadlines.

Those attending can bring their lunch and enjoy beverages and desserts provided by SPR. Reservations are not required.

For more information, contact SPR at 554.2286.

Faculty Senate to Meet Today

The UNO Faculty Senate will hold its regular monthly meeting today, Nov. 12, in the Milo Bail Student Center Chancellor's Room. At 2 p.m., Patty Adams will speak on the Life Long Learning Initiative at UNO. The meeting will begin immediately after the presentation. All interested may attend.

For more information contact Suzanne Sollars at 554.3981 or Sue Bishop at 554.3598.

Rock and Roll Discussion with Tomm Roland Nov. 13

In collaboration with the exhibit "Technicolor Dreaming," a collection of psychedelic posters from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, Tomm Roland from the UNO Department of Music will lead a free lecture and discussion on Thursday, Nov. 13.

The talk will focus on the music of the psychedelic era, as well as the connection between the youth and drug culture of that time. It will take place from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Criss Library's second floor cafŽ area. A free dessert reception will follow the discussion.

For more information, contact Linda Riviera at

Nov. 14 Seminar to Offer Financial Management Tips

Human Resources and the Chancellor's Commission on the Status of Women (CCSW) will co-sponsor a "Personal Financial Management and Credit Basics" seminar on Friday, Nov. 14.

"The November seminar will give participants some practical tips for managing their household finances, particularly during these uncertain times," said Esther Scarpello, fringe benefits manager and CCSW treasurer.

Todd Sites from Credit Advisors will speak and answer questions from 10 to 11 a.m. in the Milo Bail Student Center Gallery Room. He will also present participants with suggestions and tips that they can implement for their own household finances.

The seminars are scheduled monthly through April. Other topics will include Social Security and retirement planning. All seminars are open to interested faculty and staff.

For more information, contact Scarpello at 554.3660.

"Service Learning 201: Advancing the Practice Series" Nov. 21

Anyone interested in learning more about service learning at UNO can attend "Service Learning 201: Advancing the Practice Series" on Friday, Nov. 21. Sponsored by the Service-Learning Academy (SLA), the program will take place from 1:30 to 3 p.m. in the Milo Bail Student Center U Mon Hon Room.

Presenters will include Gigi Brignoni, assistant professor of teacher education, and Carlynn Hartman-Kurtz, community liaison for the SLA and American Humanics. Community partnerships offering collaboration, reciprocity and sustainability will be discussed.

All faculty - those new to service learning, as well as those with projects in development - are welcome.

To register, contact Hartman-Kurtz at 554.2712 or

UNO Bookstore Reminds Faculty to Submit Spring Book Orders

The UNO Bookstore staff would like to remind faculty that book orders for courses offered in the spring semester are due.

Faculty can submit information to the bookstore through campus mail, via fax (554.3220) or through the bookstore's Web site at

For more information, contact Scott Dickey at 554.2541.

Nebraska Certified Public Manager Program Starts Jan. 8

UNO faculty and staff can apply to take part in the Nebraska Certified Public Manager (CPM) Program. Applications will be accepted through Monday, Dec. 8.

The UNO School of Public Administration launched the CPM Program in January. Its second cohort will start Jan. 8.

The program, a nationally accredited, comprehensive management development certification, offers participants skills-based knowledge necessary to improve themselves and their organizations. Through a combination of online and in-residence sessions over 12 months, professionals of all educational backgrounds will gain the knowledge and skills they need to become stronger leaders, managers and supervisors who better understand work processes and know how to encourage innovation and new approaches to problem solving.

Those who complete the program in one year earn graduate or undergraduate credits toward further education, in addition to national certification.

Although the application deadline is Dec. 8, applicants who cannot meet the deadline can send a notice of intent to apply to Jessica McVay at by Dec. 1, and applications will be accepted after the due date.

For more information, visit or contact

McVay at 216.9432 or