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UNO Chancellor Discusses Branding

video by Charley Reed

UNO now has a fully developed Brand Guide. It is available online at brand.unomaha.edu along with other useful materials for campus communicators. In this short video, Chancellor John Christensen talks about the importance of UNO's new brand look.

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Hockey Sweeps Alaska Anchorage

photos by Tim Fitzgerald

The Maverick hockey team came back from a losing trip to Alaska by sweeping Alaska Anchorage over the weekend. The Mavericks beat the Seawolves 4-1 on Friday and 3-1 on Saturday (Oct. 22).

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2011.11.01

Dodge Intra-Campus Shuttle Begins Today

Starting today, Nov. 1, the intra-campus shuttle service will operate Monday through Friday from 6:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m., excluding holidays. This shuttle circles the Dodge Campus, making stops as follows: west of HPER Building, north of University/Maverick Village, north of Durham Science Center, north of Student Center and east of Kayser Hall. 

The intra-campus shuttle operates until start of spring break.

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

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This Week In Maverick Athletics

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This Week In Maverick Athletics is a listing of the latest sports information. For a complete weekly update of UNO's in-season teams, click on http://www.unomaha.edu/enotes/2011/img/thisweekmavs1031.pdf.

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SAC Election Results Announced

Congratulations to the following individuals who were elected to the Staff Advisory Council:

- Karen Kempkes

- Marie Lee

- Melanie Krings

- Vanessa Rath

- Maggie Zion

- Ashley Bails

- James Vogeltanz

- Kay Bret

For more information on SAC, visit http://sac.unomaha.edu/.

Contact SAC Rep Molly Handke at mhandke@unomaha.edu or 402.554.3245 with any questions.

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The Latino Men of Impact, OLLAS to Host Day of Dead Event

The Latino Men of Impact organization and the Office of Latino/Latin American Studies (OLLAS) will present a special Dia de los Muertos, or Day of Dead, seminar in the Milo Bail Student Center Gallery Room this Wednesday, Nov. 2, from 1 to 2 p.m. Read more.

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CPACS Open House Nov. 12

The College of Public Affairs and Community Service (CPACS) will host an Open House on Saturday, Nov. 12. The Open House will feature programs in the college, such as Aviation, Criminology and Criminal Justice, Social Work, Public Administration, Gerontology, Continuing Studies and the Goodrich Scholarship Program. Check-in for the event will be at 8:30 a.m. in the CPACS Commons. The event will conclude around 11 a.m. Free T-Shirts and breakfast will be provided.   

For more information, contact Sara Martin at sglathar@unomaha.edu.

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People

- Ethel Williams, School of Public Administration, has been elected as a Fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration. Read more.

The National Academy of Public Administration was created to help public sector leaders meet the important and varied management challenges of today and anticipate those of the future. Chartered by Congress as an independent, non-partisan organization, the National Academy undertakes its important work on behalf of the public sector by anticipating, evaluating, analyzing and making recommendations on the nation's most critical and complex public management, governance, policy and operational challenges. Through the trusted and experienced leaders that comprise its 680 Fellows and direct its projects and services, the National Academy improvkes the quality, performance and accountability of government.

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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Missouri Valley Reading Series Continues Wednesday with Author Mary Helen Stefaniak

Author Mary Helen Stefaniak will read from her award-winning novel, The Cailiffs of Baghdad, Georgia, Wednesday, Nov. 2, at 7:30 p.m., in the Milo Bail Student Center's Dodge Room. This free event is part of the Missouri Valley Reading Series, sponsored by The College of Communication Fine Arts and Media and the UNO Writer's Workshop.

For questions, please contact Miles Waggener via email at mwaggener@unomaha.edu or by phone at 402.554.2151.

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2011 UNO Health & Wellness Fair This Week

The UNO Health & Wellness Fair is this week. It will be held on Thursday, Nov. 3, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Room 128 of the newly renovated Health, Physical Education and Recreation Building.

UNO Health Services and UNO Campus Recreation, as part of its ongoing effort to inform, educate and empower the campus community to adapt a healthier lifestyle, present the fair. The fair will feature an affordable blood draw, free screenings, free chair massages, more than 50 vendors, demonstrations, door prizes and much more. New this year will be the first annual UNO Health & Wellness Fair Blood Drive, hosted in cooperation with the American Red Cross. Donors can sign up online at www.redcrossblood.org and enter sponsor code: 2651. Read more.

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Rock Against Cancer Friday at Sokol

UNO's Maverick Productions presents Rock Against Cancer, a benefit concert supporting Susan G. Komen for the Cure and breast cancer awareness, Friday, Nov. 4, at Sokol Underground from 7 p.m. to midnight. Performances will include Bad City, Lansdowne, Blackberry Wednesday, 3 Day Meat Sale and special guest, American Idol's Bo Bice.

Maverick Productions is working with Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, Women's Resource Center, GSO, Courtyard Ink and Zeta Tau Alpha for this event. 

All attendees are encouraged to take part in a raffle and silent auction throughout the night; prizes include gift certificates from several local businesses. Raffle tickets will be $1 each. Read more.

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API Offers Adapting Your Course to the Digital Age Workshop Nov. 9

Interested in refreshing elements in your courses, but not sure where to start? Looking for ways to integrate technology more effectively? Needing assistance in adapting current activities to improve student learning?

The Academic Partnership for Instruction (API), a division of Information Services (IS), presents Adapting Your Course to the Digital Age, a workshop designed to help instructors match appropriate technologies to instructional strategies resulting in improved student learning.

Karen Hein, UNO's senior coordinator for Instructional Design and Faculty Support, will lead this discussion and interactive demonstration of tools and strategies on Wednesday, Nov. 9, from 4 to 5:30 p.m. in 232 UNO Criss Library.

To sign up for this workshop, go to http://api.unomaha.edu/calendar.php.

If you are unable to complete your registration online, contact IS Technical Support at 402.554.HELP (4357).

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SPR to Host 'Insights from the Inside' Brown Bag Nov. 8

The Office of Sponsored Programs and Research (SPR) holds brown bag events throughout the academic year to assist faculty and staff with their pursuits for external funding. Join SPR on Tuesday, Nov. 8, for "Insights from the Inside." Associate Vice Chancellor Scott Snyder will share his insights on the pursuit of external funding, based on his serving more than two years as a program director at the National Science Foundation.

- "Insights from the Inside"
Tuesday, Nov. 8
11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Milo Bail Student Center Chancellor's Room

This informal presentation and question and answer session will address approaches to and mistakes made in identifying funding opportunities and writing grant proposals, an overview of the proposal review process, and a checklist of what you and the Office of Research and Creative Activity can do to increase your chances of being successful in the funding game. The discussion will be general and relevant to all funding sources. 

Pizza and drinks will be provided. R.S.V.P. to Tom Koziol at tkoziol-sw@unomaha.edu or by calling 402.554.2286.

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Designing Effective PowerPoint Slides Student Learn Over Lunch Nov. 15

The UNO Speech Center is sponsoring a free student workshop titled "Creating Visual Aids that Work: Designing Effective PowerPoint Slides" on Tuesday, Nov. 15, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Milo Bail Student Center Umoho (Omaha) Room. Students are invited to learn more about about how visual aids enhance and clarify your presentation skills, PowerPoint and understand how to use it, and how to avoid common visual aid pitfalls and mistakes.

Free pizza and pop will be provided. To register for this workshop contact a consultant at the Speech Center at 402.554.3201 or unospeechcenter@unomaha.edu. Space is limited so you must register in advance.

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'On The Fringe' Paranormal Radio Show

Listen to "On The Fringe" Paranormal Radio Show. Join UNO student hosts Tyrone, Seth, and Matt every Tuesday from 5 to 7 p.m. on unomavradio.com (http://www.fightstheocean.com/mavradio/player.swf) for the show that touches on everything.

"We apply science to tackle the subjects that the scientific community is afraid to touch!" said John Powers, student producer.

If you have a question, email it to unomahaps@gmail.com, and the crew will answer it live on the air.

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

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Thompson Alumni Center Available for UNO Groups

Did you know that the Thompson Alumni Center provides free room rental to UNO groups for meetings, retreats, receptions and conferences related to university business?

The beautiful Thompson Center offers numerous amenities, including:

* A convenient, midtown location

* Versatile room spaces

* State-of-the-art A/V and Wi-Fi capabilities

* Exceptional catering options

Room descriptions, policies and pricing, and the entire catering menu can be found at http://www.thethompsoncenter.org.

For more information call new Thompson Center Manager Gina Ray at 402.554.3368 or email gray@unoalumni.org.

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