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UNO Theatre Presents: 'The Government Inspector'

video by Charley Reed

The UNO Department of Theatre opens its 2011-2012 season with an adaptation of Nikolai Gogol's 'The Government Inspector,' about small-town Omaha in the 1860s, whose population tries to pay off a man who they believe is an inspector from the United States government.


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Cougar Crossing

Cougar Crossing

photo by Tim Fitzgerald

Dawn Smith, a senior from Ft. Calhoun, created this sign as part of an assignment in David Helm's Art in Public Places class. Smith got the sign idea after hearing recent reports of mountain lions in the Ft. Calhoun area.



UNO Child Care Center Open House Today

This year marks the 25th anniversary since the doors opened at UNO Child Care Center (UNOCCC). UNOCCC provides high quality child care and early education service for university families, including students, faculty, staff and alumni. To allow members from the UNO community a chance to check out the Center, staff will hold an Open House today, Sept. 29, from 4:30 to 6 p.m.

"If you are interested in learning more about the UNOCCC please stop in during our open house to see the facility and meet the staff," said Dawn Hove, the Center's director.

To learn more about the Center go to:

Questions? Contact Hove at or (402) 554.4936.

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It's Homecoming Week at UNO

It's Homecoming Week on campus. See what Maverick Productions ( and the UNO Alumni Association ( both have in store for UNO alumni, students, faculty and staff.

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Single SAC Position Still Open

Sustainability Graphic

Due to an omission, one Staff Advisory Council (SAC) position still remains open. If interested in running for this position, visit this link. The deadline to apply is by 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 30.

Elected members will serve three-year terms. Individuals may nominate themselves. In keeping with the university's green initiative, the nomination and the election are now being held electronically.

Submissions are accepted by mail from individuals without computer access: UNO SAC, P.O. Box 130. If you have any questions, contact SAC Rep Kim Kronschnabel at (402) 554.3497.

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This Saturday's Joslyn Lecture and Tour Explores Elkhorn River Watershed

Join Toby Jurovics, Joslyn chief curator, and Alan Kolok, director of the Aquatic Toxicology Laboratory at UNO, and interim director of the Center for Environmental Health and Toxicology at University of Nebraska Medical Center, in a discussion about the Elkhorn River watershed. Speakers will address the natural and cultural history of the river and ecological studies taking place at the Elkhorn River Research Station.

Following the discussion, Dr. Kolok will lead a tour of the research station for interested participants. Please note: space on the tour bus is limited and advance reservations are required. If you are interested in joining the tour following the program, contact Joslyn's Director of Adult Programs at (402) 661.3862 or email

Admission to the program is free for Joslyn Members and free with regular museum admission for the general public.  

This program is scheduled in conjunction with the special exhibition American Landscape: Contemporary Photographs of the West on view now through Jan. 8, 2012.

This event is sponsored by Joslyn Art Museum, UNO Service Learning Academy, and UNMC.

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ASH Mini Health Fair Set for Next Week

Wellness Stampede

The first floor of Arts and Sciences Hall (ASH) will be the site for a mini health fair on Wednesday, Oct. 5, from 10 a.m. to noon.

Activities will include:

* Flu Shots

- $15 for students
- $20 for faculty and staff

* Massage Chairs

* Blood Pressure Measurement

* Personal Trainers from Health, Physical Education and Recreation

* Healthy snacks for sale

Information will also be available on mental health, sexually transmitted diseases and counseling services.

The ASH Mini Health Fair is sponsored by the Society for Industrial Organizational Psychology – UNO. Tri-Chairs: Desiree Johnson, Casey Bowyer and Amy Walzer. Advisors: Dr. Lisa Scherer and Dr. Roni Reiter-Palmon.

Questions? Contact Amy Walzer at

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Eric Foner Forum Oct. 5

Columbia University Historian Eric Foner, this year's Governor's Lecturer in the Humanities, will speak at UNO on his book The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery. The event will be held in the College of Public Affairs and Community Service Building Collaborating Commons on Wednesday, Oct. 5, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. 

For forum details, contact Carson Holloway at (402) 554.4862 or

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Lot M Closing - Homecoming Parade Parking

Lot M (south side of Criss Library) will be closed this Saturday, Oct. 1, for Homecoming Parade.

This lot will be reserved for float, truck and trailer parking for Homecoming Parade. 

For questions, call the Parking Services Office at 402.554.PARK (7275).

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UNO Jazz Ensembles, Trumpeter Provide Dizzy Gillespie Tribute Concert Oct. 5

UNO's Jazz Ensembles, joined by world-renowned trumpeter Jon Faddis, will provide a special concert tribute to legendary bebop artist Dizzie Gillespie on Wednesday, Oct. 5.

The concert, which will also feature the Metropolitan Area Youth Jazz Orchestra (MAYJO), will be held at the Strauss Performing Arts Center starting at 7 p.m.

The cost for the event is $10 for the general public and $5 for students and seniors. UNO students, faculty and staff will be admitted for free with their MavCard. Read more.

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Students, Faculty, Staff Encouraged to Volunteer for Three Days of Service

Campus and community volunteers are needed for UNO's Three Days of Service. Three Days of Service teams people in the Omaha community with nonprofit organizations to perform the following service activities: rehabilitation of homes; cleaning neighborhoods; renovating gardens; painting; and sprucing up facilities.

Three Days of Service takes place from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 15; Monday, Oct. 17; and Tuesday, Oct. 18.

Participation in Three Days of Service allows volunteers to build their resumes; give back to community; and network with local and national organizations.

Volunteers will receive free lunch, a Three Days of Service T-shirt and transportation.

Check-in begins at 8:15 a.m. each day in the Milo Bail Student Center Fireplace Lounge. A light breakfast will be available. Volunteers will be transported via shuttle to a work site and be retrieved after 2 p.m., with shuttles arriving at UNO by 3 p.m. each day.

To register to volunteer or for more information, visit or email or call 554.4083.

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Upcoming Fidelity Counseling Sessions Announced

Fidelity representative Jason Cronick will be in Omaha this October and November for individual counseling sessions from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on several days.

Available dates are:

- Oct. 10 and 24
- Nov. 22

To make an appointment, call 1.800.642.7131.

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