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MBSC: From Snack Shack to Student Center

If there is one thing that tends to define a college, at least in the eyes of the students, it is the student union or student center. For the University of Nebraska at Omaha, this building is the Milo Bail Student Center. continue . . .

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International Softball

International Softball

photo by Tim Fitzgerald

UNO baseball coach Bob Herold wasn't recruiting new players Thursday (May 26), but he was teaching the finer points of softball and baseball. Herold was giving instructions to UNO's international students about the game in UNO's pepbowl.

tuesday

2011.05.31

UNO's Live Healthy Nebraska Challenge Results

Wellness Stampede

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

Congratulations are in order for everyone who made it through the Live Healthy Nebraska Challenge. Approximately 28 UNO teams took part in the challenge with a total of 179 participants.

At UNO, the total weight loss equaled 474 pounds. Activity time totaled more than 6,582 minutes. Each team averaged 243 minutes and 48 seconds.

"Way to go!  I hope everyone enjoyed the challenge and is looking forward to participating again in the fall," said Kristen O'Brien, student wellness coordinator for Human Resources. "Watch eNotes in the upcoming months for more information regarding the next challenge and keep up the good work!" 

For more information, visit http://www.livehealthynebraska.org/default.aspx.

The mission of 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, visit http://www.unomaha.edu/wwwocr/health/wellness.php.

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UNO Soccer Academy This Sunday

Durango

UNO men's soccer coach Jason Mims will host the first annual UNO Soccer Academy One Day College ID Camp, this Sunday, June 5, at the Chili Greens Dome.

The camp is designed for 9th graders and up who aspire to compete collegiately. Well known college and club coaches from around the area will assist Coach Mims at the camp. Read more.

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Woman Participants Sought for Fit Minded Program

Wellness Stampede

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

If you are a woman who enjoys reading, being social and desired to be healthy, Jennifer Huberty, associate profess in the School of Health, Physical Education and Recreation, invites you to join the fourth session of Fit Minded physical activity club. Formerly known as research study 'Women Bound to Be Active,' Fit Minded empowers women to become physically active by focusing on increasing self-worth and physical activity through a book club format.

Through reading and discussion, Fit Minded provides women skills and strategies so that they can be active on their own for a lifetime. Fit Minded also offers an online component, which includes resources, blogging and chatting activity tracking and much more.

Session 4 of Fit Minded starts Tuesday, June 7. Members meet for one hour from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Thompson Alumni Center Board Room until Tuesday, Dec. 13. Fit Minded is facilitated by Dr. Jennifer Huberty and her team.

To join Fit Minded, go to their website, http://www.befitminded.com, e-mail them at info@befitminded.com or call (402) 201.7001.

The mission of 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, visit http://www.unomaha.edu/wwwocr/health/wellness.php.

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IS Offers Adobe Connect 8.0 Brownbag This Friday

UNO Information Services (IS) will host an Adobe Connect Brownbag Friday, June 3, in the Milo Bail Student Center Council Room from noon to 1 p.m. Join IS staff for a demonstration and see how Connect 8 can benefit you.

The Brownbag will demo Adobe Connect 8.0 a web collaboration, e-learning system used at UNO to conduct online classes, meetings and presentations with participants worldwide. Connect sessions can be live and/or recorded for 24/7 playback. Each session can incorporate, audio, video, slide presentations, white boards, website display, polls, file exchange and desktop sharing.  And its new user interface makes creating online classes even easier. 

In short, most of the instructional technologies used in on-campus classes are available in Adobe Connect for teaching online.

Questions? Contact Ted Turgeon at tturgeon@unomaha.edu.

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MBSC Summer Food Court Hours

Summer hours for the Milo Bail Student Center Food Court, Library Cafe and MavRec Cafe:

May 9 - June 6:
*The American Grill, Greenfields, D'Cafe and Grab & Go will be open 7 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Monday through Friday

*The Library Cafe and MavRec Cafe are closed.

June 6 - First Day of classes:
*The American Grill, Greenfields, D'Cafe, Grab & Go and Tomasittos will be open 7 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.  Monday through Friday

*The Library Cafe and MavRec Cafe will be open 7 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Monday through Friday

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IS&T Summer Workshops for Kids

The College of Information Science and Technology summer workshops are now available for registration online. A variety of computer technology topics will be offered in one-week sessions June 6 through July 29. Workshops are appropriate for student ages 11-17.  For more information or to register online, visit http://www.workshops.ist.unomaha.edu/.

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People

Bravo! Wall of Fame
Bravo!, UNO's Business & Finance Wall of Fame, is a visible place to post written messages about the great work university employees are doing to make UNO better every day. Bravo! is also open to all UNO employees. To view recent posts, visit Bravo! at http://www.unomaha.edu/bnf/bravo.php. To submit a posting, e-mail . Compliments can be for any reason.

Have you done something noteworthy in your profession? E-mail "People" items to rbrown@unomaha.edu. "People" appears in the Tuesday edition of eNotes.

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