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Into the Time Capsule

Into the Time Capsule

photo by Tim Fitzgerald

Bennington Elementary students Joey Stevens and Jaiden Albright along with UNO student Caitlynn Gillaspie donned white gloves and helped UNO Chancellor John Christensen fill a time capsule that will be inserted into a wall of UNO's new Mammel Hall. More than a hundred items were collected for inclusion into the capsules at last Wednesday's (4-28) event. Included were a Maverick football jersey, a Chancellor's medal, a Durango bobblehead doll, a share of Berkshire Hathaway stock, two bottles of scotch and a package of Hostess Twinkies.



NeSIS Training/Overview Sessions Offered Today

The UNO Nebraska Student Information System (NeSIS) team will host several admissions training/overview sessions for faculty and staff who need a PeopleSoft SIS account. Walk-in help sessions for those who have access to the system will be announced soon.

The training schedule:

- Today, May 12
10 a.m.

- Wednesday, June 2
9 a.m.

- Tuesday, June 29
1 p.m.

To register for a session, visit the training calendar at this link. Registration is limited to 10 people.

Anyone who has questions or comments about NeSIS can send an e-mail to

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Faculty Senate to Meet Today

The UNO Faculty Senate will meet today, May 12, in the Milo Bail Student Center Dodge Rooms. Mike McGinnis, executive director of The University of Nebraska Peter Kiewit Institute (PKI), will give a presentation on the "Future of PKI & UNO" at 2 p.m. The meeting will begin immediately after the presentation.

This is the last meeting of the academic year, and newly elected senators will assume their positions during the meeting. The meeting is open to anyone interested in attending.

For more information, contact Sue Bishop at 554.3598.

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Planned Dodge Location Electrical Outage

On Sunday, May 16, at 12:30 a.m., there will be a planned campus-wide electrical outage that will affect all buildings on the Dodge Location for approximately three hours. This planned outage is required so repairs can be made to the main electrical service entrance to the campus.

Call Don Smith at 554.3734 with any questions.

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This Week In Maverick Athletics

UNO Athletics announces "This Week In Maverick Athletics," a listing of the latest sports information. For a complete weekly update of UNO's in-season teams, click on

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UNO Library Friends Recruitment

The UNO Library Friends are seeking nominations for their executive board. The friends provide organization and financial support for the library collections and services that are not available through public funding sources. This is a great opportunity to support Criss Library. Additional information can be found at

Anyone who has questions or would like to become involved with the Library Friends can, contact Linda Riviera at 554.2640 or Up to Top

Golfers Sought for UNO Faculty/Staff Golf League

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This event has been designated a Mav-Rec Wellness event.

The UNO Faculty/Staff Golf League is looking for individuals who would like to start a team, join an existing team or become a sub for a team.

The league meets at Elmwood Park Golf Course on Thursday nights, May 13, through Aug. 12. The first tee time is 4 p.m. and the last is 4:45 p.m. It takes approximately two hours to complete a round. The league is open to all levels of golfers.  Space is limited.

For more information or if interested, call Mike Kult at 554.2539.

The mission of the Mav-Rec Wellness, UNO's health promotion program, is to create a culture of health and wellness among all faculty, staff and students. Health goals are encouraged through programming and initiatives that celebrate healthier lifestyle practices within the UNO community. For more information, contact David Daniels at 554.2008, or

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Summer Shuttle Schedule Under Way

The summer shuttle service now operates Monday through Friday from 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., excluding holidays. The shuttle will service the Dodge Location and Pacific Location only. There will be no shuttle service to the Crossroads Mall during the summer months.

For more information, contact Campus Security at 554.2648.

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Student Health Services Closed for HPER Move

Student Health Services (SHS) offices will be closed through Wednesday, May 19, during the department's move to the Health, Physical Education and Recreation (HPER) Building.

SHS will open at its new location in HPER on Thursday, May 20. SHS staff looks forward to serving the UNO community at its new HPER location. Clinic office hours will be Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

In case of emergency, contact SHS at 554.2374. For information on services, visit

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UNO UFO Study Group Meeting This Saturday

The UNO UFO Study Group will meet on Saturday, May 15, in 285 Durham Science Center from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Anyone with an interest in the UFO phenomenon is encouraged to attend.

For more information, call John Powers at 319.2721.

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Green Tip of the Week

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#EarthdayTips 5: Grass Clippings
Next time when mowing, allow grass clippings to stay on the lawn to decompose and return to the soil naturally.

(To celebrate the 40th Anniversary of Earth Day will provide 40 "green" tips.)

The GreenUNO Task Force provides these tips. For more information, visit

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