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October 17, 1997: First Division I hockey game played vs. Manitoba

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On this day in UNO history, the Maverick hockey team – the first Division I sports team in the school's history – took to the ice against the University of Manitoba in front of a sold-out crowd at the Civic Auditorium, a game the Mavs narrowly lost by a score of 3-2. Since that game, the Mavs have won over 235 games, made the NCAA tournament twice and are scheduled to join the newly-formed National Collegiate Hockey Conference in 2013.

UNO Tube Archive Rehabilitation Techniques for Athletic Injuries

Rehabilitation Techniques for Athletic Injuries

video by Charley Reed

Athletics is one of the most prominent areas of campus life and athletes are some of the most recognized students on campus. However, there is a lot of work done behind the scenes by athletic trainers to keep those athletes healthy.


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Three Days of Service Project Aids Flood Clean-Up

Hundreds of UNO students will forego a leisurely fall break this week to clean up the flood-damaged Salvation Army Camp Eppley in Bellevue and renovate and repair other community facilities and low-income housing as part of UNO's annual Three Days of Service project.

The UNO students will combine efforts with Omaha Public School and Council Bluffs' Lewis Central High School students – today, Oct. 17 and Tuesday, Oct. 18 – to work on numerous renovation and beautification projects in the Omaha area. Read more.

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UNO Aviation to Host Regional Flight School Competition This Week

For the first time in the school's history, the UNO Aviation Institute will host the National Intercollegiate Flying Association (NIFA) Region VI flight competition today through Friday, Oct. 17-21. The competition pits more than 80 college students from eight Midwest regional teams in various events to test the aviation knowledge and flying prowess of aspiring student pilots. The competition is formally known as the NIFA Region VI Safety and Flight Evaluation Conference (SAFECON).

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Final Week for SAC Elections

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Don't forget to vote. The UNO Staff Advisory Council (SAC) has received all of the nominations for open positions. Now it is time for elections, which are being held through 5 p.m. this Wednesday, Oct. 19.

In keeping with the university's green initiative, the nomination and the election are now being held electronically. Ballots may be found online at

Ballots are accepted by mail from individuals without computer access: UNO SAC, P.O. Box 130. Ballots received after Oct. 19 or ballots that are not signed will not be counted. If you have any questions, contact SAC Rep Kim Kronschnabel at (402) 554.3497.

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Criss Library Schedule Changes for Fall Break

In observance of fall break, Criss Library hours for today and Tuesday, Oct. 17-18, will be from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Regular library hours resume Wednesday, Oct. 19. For a complete schedule of library hours, visit

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UNO Eatery Notices for Fall Break

Today, Oct. 17, the Milo Bail Student Center Food Court will be unable to accept credit card or debit card transactions due to a system update. Cash, check and MavCard payments will be accepted. Please visit to add money to your MavCard.

Note: the MavRec Cafe and the Library Café will be closed for fall break today and Tuesday, Oct. 17-18.

Questions? Contact Brian Bollich at

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IS Encourages Apple iOS 5 Upgrade for Lotus Notes Traveler Users

Attention iPod, iPad and iPhone users: Information Services (IS) is encouraging UNO faculty and staff who use an Apple mobile devise to read their UNO email via Lotus Notes Traveler to upgrade to the latest iOS. Apple released iOS 5, the latest version of their mobile operating system, on Oct. 12. If you have not upgraded because you're unsure how Lotus Notes Traveler will perform, IBM has confirmed that all features currently supported under iOS 4 are also supported under iOS 5.

IS Technical Support asks if you receive any errors after you update your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch please try uninstalling and reinstalling Lotus Notes Traveler on your device. If you have any questions or need help, contact IS Technical Support at 402.554.4357 or

If you'd like to receive occasional announcements from Information Services regarding iOS and Apple's mobile devices (iPad/iPhone/iPod Touch) please join the macusers mailing list:

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'On The Fringe' Paranormal Radio Show Investigates Mystery Manor

On Tuesday, Oct. 18, the UNO Paranormal Society's premier radio show "On The Fringe" will be having an on-air interview with Matt Wood of the Mystery Manor, Omaha's Oldest haunted House, located at 716 N 18th Street.

"A not well-kept secret is the fact that Mystery Manor REALLY is haunted," said John Powers, student producer.

Listeners can call the show at 402.554.4927 from 5 to 7 p.m. on Oct 18. Free Mystery Manor passes will be given out to selected callers. Prior to the show, listeners can also email questions to

"We will read your questions on the air," Powers said.

Student hosts will also discuss the recent investigation conducted at the Mystery Manor. Review the paranormal investigation done by Paranormal Research and Investigative Studies Midwest (PRISM):

"On The Fringe" radio show, broadcasts live from the Milo Bail Student Center every Tuesday from 5 to 7 p.m., at UNOMavRadio's Streaming audio link:

UNOMAVRADIO is a student-run radio station that runs out of the UNO campus.

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October and November TIAA CREF Rep Openings Available

Jana Steigelman-Simon, a TIAA CREF consultant for Individual Client Services, will be on campus for individual appointments with employees on the following dates:

- Oct. 18 and 25

- Nov. 1 and 15

Appointments can be made by calling Robyn Galvin at the Omaha TIAA-CREF office at 402.548.3614.

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IS to Offer Oct. 19 Optimizing Graphics Class

Information Services (IS) will offer Optimizing Graphics this Wednesday Oct. 19, from 10:30 a.m. to noon in 112 Criss Library.

Using Photoshop CS4, participants will learn how to enhance, compose, and compress images for use in printed media, on video displays, and on web sites.

The session will also cover Create Once, Publish Everywhere (COPE), a technique for refining a single 'master image' so it can be easily published to both print and electronic media.

To register, visit Questions? Contact IS Customer Services at 402.554.4357 (4.HELP) or

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Free Newspaper Service to Change This Wednesday

Due to system updates, all UNO students with a MavCard issued before Aug. 1 will need to have their cards re-encoded to access the 13 free newspaper bins across campus.

MavCards can be quickly re-encoded at the MavCard Services office, located on the second floor of the Milo Bail Student Center.

The Maverick Readership Program allows all UNO students to have free access to daily copies (Monday through Friday) of the Omaha World-Herald, The New York Times and USA Today by using their MavCards.

MavCards not re-encoded by Oct. 19 will no longer work.

For more information, call Ben Jager at 402.554.2711.

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A Conversation with Civil Rights Advocate Martha Noonan Friday at UNO

Martha Noonan will be on campus to discuss women in the civil rights movement this Friday, Oct. 21, at Milo Bail Student Center Umoho (Omaha) Room. She will present at two different times from 10 to 10:50 a.m. and noon to 12:50 p.m. Both reoccurring events are free and open to the public.

Noonan is an experienced Civil Rights activist and teacher of history. She was active in the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC). Her involvement in this 1960s Civil Rights Movement led her and other SNCC members to chronicle the stories of mothers, daughters, sisters and aunts. She is co-editor of the recently published book Hands on the Freedom Plow: Personal Accounts by Women in SNCC. The book is dedicated to the mentors, heroines and the SNCC women who didn't live to see the book published.

Sponsored by College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Black Studies and University of Nebraska Lincoln Institute for Ethnic Studies.

For more information, contact Felicia Dailey at

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'STEM Engagement Link' Set for Oct. 31

STEM Engagement Link. All interested faculty are invited to participate in an informal discussion of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education from noon to 2 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 31, in the Milo Bail Student Center Chancellor's Room. Lunch will be provided and faculty are welcome to drop in and out of the event or to stay for the entire time.

The STEM Engagement Link will use a facilitated, informal discussion to explore areas of interest in STEM education at UNO, investigate collaborations, and discuss funding opportunities.

The Office of Research and Creative Activity, who especially hope to include faculty new to UNO and new to the exciting world of STEM education, sponsor the event.

Questions? Contact Christine Hoffman at or 402.554.2263.

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Annual Child Care Center Costume Parade Set for Halloween

Get your trick-or-treat goodies ready. The UNO Child Care Center is having its annual Costume Parade through campus on Monday, Oct. 31, starting at 9 a.m.

"The entire campus is invited to watch our future Mavericks march in their Halloween costumes," said Dawn Hove, director.

There will be approximately 75 children in the parade this year. The parade will start at the Child Care Center (located on the west end of campus) and continue through the Dodge campus heading east.

"Please remember if you have treats to hand out to the children, make certain that there is no hard candy and no candy containing nuts or peanut butter," Hove said. "Happy Halloween!"

Questions contact Hove at or 402.554.4936.

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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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