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Maverick Women Outlast Northwest Missouri in Overtime

photos by Tim Fitzgerald

The UNO women went into overtime Saturday (Dec. 10) to beat Northwest Missouri State 72-70. Throughout the game, there were 14 lead changes and 10 ties. Senior Heather Pohl and junior Jamie Nash had key three-pointers during the overtime win.



Faculty Senate to Meet Today

The UNO Faculty Senate will hold its next monthly meeting today, Dec. 14, at 2 p.m., in Milo Bail Student Center Chancellor's Room. The meeting is open to anyone interested in attending. For more information, contact the Faculty Senate office (402.554.3598).

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This Week In Maverick Athletics


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

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December Biweekly Payday Notice

December 2011 has three biweekly paydays (Dec. 1, 15 and 29), therefore no standard deductions will be taken from the Dec. 29 biweekly payroll.  Regular biweekly paid employees will not have NUCREDITS included or standard deductions (insurance, parking, etc.) withheld. Federal and state taxes, Social Security and Medicare taxes, retirement and credit union deductions will be taken. 

For more information, contact Payroll at 402.554.2325 or 402.554.2739.

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Save the Date - Campus Strategic Planning Forum Feb. 3

Save the Date. An all-campus strategic planning forum will take place Friday, Feb. 3, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. All faculty, staff, students, alumni and community partners can attend. Watch eNotes for more details.

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Faculty Employee Assistance Program Holiday Reminder

Don't let the hustle and bustle of the holidays get you down, Faculty Employee Assistance Program (FEAP) Counselor Marlene Schneider says that stress is not uncommon this time of year. Schneider offers some tips to help make the holidays less stressful.

- Set realistic expectations;

- Don't spend money randomly. Set a limit (budget) and stick to it;

- Reduce your obligations – you don't need to attend every function;

- Relax;

- Laugh;

- Revisit the meaning of the holiday.

For an appointment or more information, contact Schneider at 402.554.3120 (UNO) or 402.559.5175 (UNMC). FEAP is a confidential counseling service designed to assist faculty, employees and their families in addressing personal and work-related issues.

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Recording of Dec 2 Faculty/Staff Email Project Brown Bag Available Online

Anyone who missed the Dec. 2 email project brown bag, can hear and view an edited recording with slides is available at

As a reminder, the brown bag was an introduction to the campus Microsoft 365 faculty/staff email project that goes live March 19, 2012. The session covered the project background and timeline, Office 365 product features, and project issues and benefits.

For more information, contact Information Services Tech Support at 402.554.4357 or

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Nominations Sought for Excellence in Teaching Award

The UNO Excellence in Teaching Award recognizes superior effort, dedication and exemplary conduct in the education of students. Nominations for the 2012 Excellence in Teaching Award (EIT) are due Friday, Jan. 20. The nomination form and criteria are available on the EIT website at

Nomination forms should be sent to Charlotte Swank, EAB 201, or For questions, contact Swank at 402.554.2967.

Important EIT dates:
Friday, Jan. 20--Nomination deadline.
Friday, Feb. 10--Nominee documentation due in Chancellor's Office by 4 p.m.
Monday through Friday, Feb. 13-17--Review of documentation by EIT Committee.
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Green Tip of the Week

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Mail Order Catalogs

Tis the season. Are you getting a bunch of mail order catalogs at work and home? If so, consider cancelling the catalogs you don't buy from to reduce trash. Also, remember to put the catalogs in the recycle bin instead of the trash.

The GreenUNO Task Force provides these tips and event reminders. For more information, visit

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