Independence Day Carillon Concert
video by Charley Reed
Hundreds showed up Monday, July 4, to hear more than a dozen songs played on the Henningson Memorial Campanile as part of the annual Independence Day Carillion concert.
Arts and Sciences Hall: UNO's Cornerstone
Before the University of Nebraska at Omaha was even truly a campus, let alone part of the University of Nebraska system, almost all of its classes were held in what is today known as Arts and Sciences Hall. Opened for classes in 1938, the building that started it all will hit the 75th anniversary of its approval later this year and its diamond anniversary for construction next summer. continue . . .
'Consider This' Explores Spirituality
On the next edition of "Consider This," with host Cathy Wyatt, meet two Nebraskans who are on a mission to raise awareness, encourage reflection of self as well as others and motivate all who cross their path to take action.
Join Wyatt and her guests:
*Amy Hanson - speaker, writer and consultant, UNO
*Paul Falkowski - founder, Desert Ministries
The program airs on NET 2 today, July 22, 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 http://www.tknomaha.org for dates and times.Up to Top
Maverick Men's Golf to Hold Informational Meeting
The UNO men's golf team will hold an informational meeting for those student-athletes interested in playing for the Mavericks on Monday, July 25, at 6 p.m. at the Sapp Fieldhouse.
Also, the Mavericks announced the hiring of Seth Porter as assistant coach for the golf program. He will work primarily with the men's team. Porter comes to UNO from Sun City, Ariz. where he is the assistant professional at the Union Hills Country Club. Prior to that, he spent two years as the assistant pro at Granite Falls Golf Club in Surprise, Ariz. Read more.Up to Top
Campus Rec to Offer Women's Self-Defense Summer Workshop Next Week
event has been designated a UNO Mav-Rec Wellness event.
Tim Gorham, an instructor from Six Point Self-Defense, will conduct a new two-day workshop for women at the Health, Physical Education & Recreation (HPER) Building next week. Participants will learn the basics of self-defense including a basic fight stance, different strikes and where to use them, ground assault defense, defending a car assault and choke defense. Women in the workshop will also learn to be more aware of their surroundings.
This summer workshop will be offered on Tuesday and Thursday, July 26 and 28, from 6 to 8 p.m. both evenings.
Registration is $25 for students, $35 for Mav Rec Members, $50 for Faculty/Staff (non-members,) and $75 for the public. Registration forms can be filled out at the HPER Control Desk.
Call Dave Daniels at (402) 554.2008 for more information. HPER's summer instructional programs are online at http://www.unomaha.edu/wwwocr/health/instructional.php.
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.Up to Top
Flood Relief Workshop for Local Businesses is July 27 at UNO
Iowa business owners, county, city and state officials who have been impacted
by the recent flooding – and those businesses that can offer support to
flood victims in Nebraska and Iowa – are encouraged to attend a free
workshop on Wednesday, July 27, at UNO.
The seminar on flood recovery contracting and subcontracting runs from 9 a.m. to noon at UNO's Thompson Alumni Center. Read more.
July 28 Farewell Reception Set for Lina Traslavina Stover
The university community is invited to attend a farewell party for Lina Traslavina Stover on Thursday, July 28. The reception will take place at the UNO Welcome Center (Hayden House formerly Annex 24) from 2 to 4 p.m.
Please join Pre-Admissions & Orientation staff for cake and punch and to wish Lina luck in her new endeavors. For party questions, email email@example.com.Up to Top
August Development Workshops for New Faculty/Graduate Assistants
The 2011 Fall Development Workshops for new faculty and graduate assistants, sponsored by the Center for Faculty Development (CFD), will be held Monday, Aug. 15. The faculty workshop will continue Tuesday, Aug. 16.
These workshops have been a tradition at UNO for more than 30 years. They provide new faculty and new graduate assistants with an opportunity to meet one another in an informal setting while learning about UNO—our metropolitan mission and strategic goals, our students, our academic support services, and faculty development opportunities.
For more information about the workshops, see the FacConnect Calendar at http://www.unomaha.edu/facconnect. You may also contact the Center for Faculty Development at (402) 554.2427 or firstname.lastname@example.org or Deborah Smith-Howell at (402) 554.4849 or email@example.com.Up to Top
August Development Workshop for Part-time Faculty
The Center for Faculty Development (CFD) will sponsor the 2011 Fall Development Workshops for all part-time faculty at UNO. Workshops are scheduled for Wednesday and Thursday evenings, Aug. 17 and 18, from 4:45 to 8:15 p.m. in College of Public Affairs and Community Service Commons.
The agenda is the same each evening and faculty should choose the day that works best for them. The workshop provides information about UNO and teaching targeted to both new and experienced part-time faculty.
For more information about the workshops, see the FacConnect Calendar at http://www.unomaha.edu/facconnect. You can register by calling the Center for Faculty Development at (402) 554.2427 or emailing your desired evening to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please give your full name, department, phone number and preferred evening.Up to Top
Support UNO Through Social Media
Summer is the perfect time to become reacquainted with the
UNO you don't know.
Find out all of the latest news and learn about what UNO has to offer by becoming connected to UNO through its multiple social media outlets, including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Foursquare.
Contact Charley Reed at email@example.com or (402) 554.2129 to learn more about these sites.Up to Top
In the News
- Steven Shultz, Department of Economics, was quoted in the July 19 issue of the Omaha World-Herald about recent real estate prices.
If you are a member of the UNO community and have been interviewed by the media - local, state, regional, national or international - we want to know about it. Send an e-mail with the particulars to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include a contact name and phone number. For more information, call (402) 554.2762.Up to Top
- Kenneth Kriz, School of Public Administration, recently published a book titled Quantitative Research in Public Administration: Methods and Application by Sentia Publishing of Austin, Texas.
If you've authored or edited a book, article or other text that's been published recently, we want to know about it. Send an e-mail with the particulars to email@example.com. Please include a contact name and phone number. For more information, call 554.2243.Up to Top
Unconscious Theatre Preps for The Maids
This summer the Collective Unconscious Theatre at UNO will
stage the French drama The
Maids by Jean Genet, which follows the twisted role-playing fantasies of
two sisters plotting to kill their employer.
Directed by Rachel Samson, The Maids runs at UNO's Weber Fine Arts Building July 28-30, and Aug. 4-6. Doors open at 7 p.m.; the show begins at 7:30 p.m.
Tickets are $8. A portion of the proceeds will go to the Nebraska chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union. Read more.
If you are a member of the UNO community and are involved in an upcoming performance, we want to know about it. Send an e-mail with the particulars to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include a contact name and phone number.Up to Top
Writing Contest Works on Display at Criss Library
- "Through our Words: Second Creative Writing Contest in Spanish Exhibit"
Now through Aug. 5
Osborne Family Gallery at Criss Library
Nebraska students in grades five through 12 were invited to submit poems and comics in Spanish for "Through our Words: Second Creative Writing Contest" sponsored by the Department of Foreign languages, the Office of Latino/Latin American Studies (OLLAS) at UNO as well as the Nebraska Humanities Council. This program was funded in part by the Nebraska Humanities Council http://www.nebraskahumanities.org/ and the Nebraska Cultural Endowment.
If you are a member of the UNO community and are involved in an exhibit, we want to know about it! Send an e-mail with the particulars to email@example.com. Please include a contact name and phone number. For more information, call (402) 554.2243.>Up to Top