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The Sapp Fieldhouse: If These Walls Could Talk

You probably walk past it every day but, unless you are an athlete, or in the athletic department, you can count the times you've been inside the Sapp Fieldhouse on two, or fewer, hands. continue. . .

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Research Profiles: Sajda Qureshi

video by Charley Reed

Dr. Sajda Qureshi from the Peter Kiewit Institute, and her team of researcher-students, have been providing IT counseling to local microenterprises for the last five years as part of the 'Information Technology for Development' program.


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Elmwood Park Launches Outdoor Fitness Area

The City of Omaha welcomes the first of its kind outdoor fitness area, opening in Elmwood Park on Wednesday, June 22.

A dedication ceremony will take place at 11 a.m. at the park, near 67th and Pacific Streets, and is open to the public.

“The vision for the park is to encourage and promote healthy, active lifestyles for all age groups and levels of fitness by creating a safe, fun and functional atmosphere within the community,” said Michaela Schenkelberg, a UNO May graduate and visionary behind the fitness park.

Elmwood Fitness Park serves as a place where people who may be intimidated by indoor gyms can come and test out the equipment at no cost, in a nice environment, Schenkelberg said. Read More.

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University Housing Seeks Volunteers for Move-in

Staff from University Housing would enjoy having members of the campus community volunteer to help welcome UNO's newest students during move-in days, Aug. 18 and 19.

Dedicated volunteers are needed to help unload cars, pass out water and be that welcoming UNO face for students and their families. Those interested can sign up online at

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July 15 Workshop to Examine Spirituality and Aging

The workshop "Spirituality and Aging: An Obligation to Impart" will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, July 15, at UNO.

The daylong workshop, held at the College of Public Affairs and Community Service Collaborating Commons, will provide patrons the tools and insight needed to see the wisdom and value elders bring to a faith community.

Sponsored by the Department of Gerontology, the workshop will cost $15 for attendees age 55 and older; $25 for attendees under age 55; and $50 for attendees who wish to receive Continuing Education Unit credits. Read More.

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'Consider This' Examines Stalking

On the next edition of "Consider This," host Cathy Wyatt and her guests will examine stalking - why it happens and how it impacts victims.

Lt. Mark Trapp, Sarpy County Sheriff's Department; Tricia Freeman, Sarpy County chief deputy attorney; and Jean Brazda, director of Sarpy County Victim Witness and Diversion Services will all bring their differing perspectives and professional experiences to the conversation.

The program airs on NET 1 Thursday, June 9, at 11 p.m. The show will run again on NET 2 on Friday, June 10, at 12:30 p.m. and Tuesday, June 14, at 12:30 p.m.

"Consider This," a production of UNO Television, also airs on the Knowledge Network of Greater Omaha. Check the Knowledge Network website at for dates and times.

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College World Series Tickets on Sale

College World Series tickets are now available for sale at the Sapp Fieldhouse Ticket Office. Books of 10 tickets are available for $80. Tickets are good for any game during the series. For more information, call (402) 554.2001

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Bike Omaha Commuter Challenge Now Underway

Looking for an excuse to get back on a bicycle? Need motivation to get more exercise? Want to reduce dependency on oil while saving money? Team UNO is looking for faculty and staff (including students employed by UNO) to participate in this year's Bike Omaha Commuter Challenge.

The Challenge started May 1 and ends Oct. 1. Anyone can join anytime during this period and any amount of bike-to-work commuting counts (both miles and number of trips). There are no meetings to attend, no practice required and plenty of bike parking available. For the past three years UNO has come in first place in its division in the city.

Anyone interested in joining or who has question about Team UNO can contact John Noble at or Angie Eikenberry at

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Alzheimer's Disease Study

The UNMC Department of Psychiatry is conducting clinical trials for individuals with mild to moderate or severe Alzheimer's Disease.

People 50 years-of-age and older, in good general health, with a reliable caregiver that can accompany them for appointments, may be eligible to participate. For additional information, call (402) 552.6241 or contact by email at

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