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The Moving Company at 75

video by Charley Reed

The Moving Company will celebrate it's history on Dec. 12 starting at 1 p.m. in the HPER Building. Check out this short video of UNO's modern dance company.

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Kwanzaa Celebration

video by Charley Reed

A banquet organized by multiple student organizations was held on Dec. 3 to celebrate the week-long holiday.



Parking Services Announces Permit Sales via Internet

Effective Today, Dec. 13, students, faculty and staff will purchase parking permits and pay parking citations online.

This new parking management software will streamline the parking permit and registration system for the user and the Parking Services staff. The link to purchase a permit, pay a citation or access campus maps can be found on the Parking Services website at

For questions about the new parking management system, call (402) 554.PARK (7275).

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Fall Course Grading Under Way

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Course grading in mavlink began Dec. 10 and will continue until Friday, Jan. 7, at midnight. A tutorial about posting grades was sent to all faculty's Lotus Notes account, but is also available online at

Several walk-in help sessions for faculty members needing additional support have been scheduled. The sessions will be held in 106U Eppley Administration Building (down from Mail Services).  Stop by during any of the following days/times:

- Today, Dec. 13
9 to 11 a.m.

- Tuesday, Dec. 14
9 to 11 a.m

- Monday, Dec. 20
9 to 11 a.m and 1 to 3 p.m.

- Tuesday, Jan. 4
1 to 3 p.m.

- Friday, Jan. 7
9 to 11 a.m. and 1 to 3 p.m.

For questions, contact a mavlink Faculty Support Team member listed below or visit

Tracy Bridgeford (

Timi Barone (

Anita Saalfeld (

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Criss Library Extends Hours for Finals Week

The Criss Library is again extending hours for finals week in December. The library will stay open from 7 a.m. to 1 a.m. today through Thursday, Dec. 13-16, to allow UNO students additional research and study hours.

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UNO Bookstore Book Buyback This Week

The UNO Bookstore end-of-semester Book Buyback is under way through Friday, Dec. 17. Current picture ID is required.

Estimated buyback prices can be viewed at, click on "cash for books."

UNO Bookstore hours during Book Buyback:

- Today through Thursday
7:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.

- Friday
7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

For more information, contact Jacinda Brooks at

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UNO Bookstore Holiday Sale Under Way

The UNO Bookstore is currently conducting its holiday sale. Buy one UNO/apparel item at regular price and receive the second item of equal or lesser value for half price. The sale runs through Friday, Dec. 17.

Holiday books, children's books and a huge selection of hardbound and paperback books are also 20 percent off.

UNO Bookstore hours are:

- Today through Thursday
7:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.

- Friday
7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

For more information, contact Jacinda Brooks at

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Undergraduate Catalog Changes Due This Wednesday

The deadline to submit changes for the 2011-12 UNO Undergraduate Catalog will be later than usual this year. Changes should be submitted to Tim Kaldahl, University Relations, 211 Eppley Administration Building, before Wednesday, Dec. 15.

The implementation of the University General Education curriculum will require extensive changes in the Undergraduate Catalog. The catalog for next year will have a University General Education section developed by the University General Education Committee.  Effective Fall 2011, incoming students will choose from a common set of courses for their university general education requirements which are accepted in all colleges and majors.  

The colleges and degree programs may also have specific college or program requirements, but those requirements are distinct from the university general education requirements and catalog copy will need to be revised to reflect the changes. 

Colleges and programs should begin reviewing their catalog copy, as well as specific requirements, in preparation to submitting catalog copy before the end of the semester.

For more information, call (402) 554.3502.

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'Cultivating the Potential in At-Risk Students' Webinar Dec. 15

The last webinar from the National Academic Advising Association (NACADA), will be held Wednesday, Dec. 15, from 1 to 2:30 p.m. in the College of Public Affairs Community Service Collaborating Commons. "Cultivating the Potential in At-Risk Students" is the second webinar in the Advising for Student Retention and Persistence series.  Any and all are welcome to attend; the Office of Faculty Development will provide refreshments.

For more information, contact Rita Henry at

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Firefly and SAP Downtime Set for This Weekend

The SAP support team is working on the annual maintenance and upgrade process to all SAP applications, including Firefly. Firefly and SAP R/3 downtime will begin at 12:01 a.m. Friday, Dec. 17. Due to the volume and complexity of the enhancements this year, the team expects it will take three-days to complete this task. Therefore, Firefly and the SAP R/3 system will not be available on the following days:

- Friday, Dec. 17

- Saturday, Dec. 18

- Sunday, Dec. 19 

Team members expect Firefly and the SAP R/3 system to be up and running on Monday morning, Dec. 20, and both will be available as usual during the 2010 holiday break, although with limited help desk support.    

The team appreciates everyone's understanding as they enhance the system for both the University of Nebraska and Nebraska State College System.

For questions, contact, (402) 472.7373 or  (877) 472.7694.

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New Criss Library Newsletter Available

Criss Library staff announces the first edition of, Criss Chronicles, the library's newsletter. Please copy the url and paste in any browser to begin reading.

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December Mav Kids Program

New this year, UNO Campus Recreation will host Mav Kids Winter Play Days on Monday, Dec. 27, through Friday, Dec. 31.

The day camp will run from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. It will be organized much like the popular Mav Kids Summer Day Camp; every day will have a different theme ranging from theatre to fitness to science. The cost is $25 per child/day for members and $30 for the general public. Participants must register by Thursday, Dec. 16. The day camp will be held in the newly renovated Health, Physical Education and Recreation Building.

Registration information can be found online at:

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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 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 (402) 554.2648.

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Student-Athletes Sponsor Lydia House Diaper Drive

The Student-Athlete Advisory Committee is now collecting diapers for the Lydia House. 

All donations will be given to the Lydia House, 2706 N. 21st St., which provides emergency services for women and families in need of immediate assistance. Everyone can drop off diapers in the atrium of the Sapp Fieldhouse through Saturday, Dec. 18. Monetary donations will be taken from Dec. 16-18.

Participating students will be placed in a drawing, which will be held at the men's Dec. 18 basketball game at 7:30 p.m. in the Sapp Fieldhouse.

For more information, contact Josh White at

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Campus Recreation Siena/Francis House Drive

Campus Recreation is collecting gently used clothing for the Siena/Francis House. The Siena/Francis House provides clothing to guests in their overnight shelter.

In an average year, Siena/Francis House will provide more than 20 tons of clothing to persons who are homeless. During an abnormally hard winter, this number will go up substantially, creating a greater need for this basic life necessity. Clothing bins will be placed at the entrance of the Health, Physical Education and Recreation (HPER) Building through Thursday, Dec. 16.

For questions, contact Angie Helseth at (402) 554.3185 or Ashley Bails at (402) 554.3917.

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Maverick Watch

Support the Mavericks by attending their home events. To view the fall Omaha's Team schedule, visit

To catch up on the latest UNO Maverick news or to keep tabs on favorite teams, players and coaches this season, visit, Twitter at or Facebook at

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