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Meaning of the Season

True Meaning of the Season

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University Housing students took more than 500 toiletries and donated the items to the St. Francis House for the holidays. From left to right: Olivia Horner, Maverick Village Hall Council President; Joe Nabity, University Village RA; Caroline Nabity, University Village Hall Council President; and Kyle Schulze, Residence Hall Association NCC.

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January 4, 1955: Eppley Library Opens

information courtesy UNO Alumni Association, photo courtesy Criss Library

On this day in UNO history the Gene Eppley Library (now known as the Eppley Administration Building) was opened. A $850,000 gift from the building's namesake was the largest donation ever given to the university at the time.



Spring Parking Permits On Sale

Spring 2012 parking permits are currently on sale from Parking Services. All permits are required to be purchased online. Please log on to to make your purchase.

All permits must be picked up at the Parking Office, 107 Eppley Administration Building, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Faculty, staff and students will need to present their MavCard to pick up their permit.

The online purchasing system requires NetID username and password; primary vehicle information; and information on any additional vehicles that will be parking on campus.

This information includes the vehicle's year, make, model, color and license plate number.

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

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HPER Building Hours through Jan. 8

The Health, Physical Education and Recreation (HPER) Building will have special hours until Jan. 8. They are:

* Today, Jan. 4 through Friday, Jan. 6, 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.;
* Saturday, Jan. 7, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.; and
* Sunday, Jan. 8, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.

For more information, visit:

November Sponsored Programs and Research Report

Greetings! The November Sponsored Programs and Research (SPR) Report is now available on the SPR webpage ( The report recognizes UNO faculty and staff who have worked to obtain external funding in support of their teaching, research, service and outreach efforts and keeps the university community informed as to externally funded projects on campus.

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Registration Begins for 'A Program of Dance for Persons with Parkinson Disease'

Winter session registration is currently under way for "Reach for It: A Program of Dance for Persons with Parkinson Disease."

Participants will dance and have fun while working on balance, strength, flexibility and coordination. This class will integrate multiple styles of dance to engage the mind and body and will include dance seated in chairs, standing and dancing across the floor with piano accompaniment.

Winter Session:
Jan. 13 through March 16, 2012
11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Jewish Community Center, Dance Studio A
333 South 132nd St., 402.334.6426
(drive-through access available to front door)
The cost for the 10-week session is $50 (to be paid at the first class)

*Danielle Laurion is a recent graduate from the dance/movement therapy and counseling master's program at Columbia College Chicago.

*Roxanne Nielsen is a choreographer, instructor, and executive director of The ARTery/Dancing Classrooms Omaha. Nielsen is also a teaching artist for WhyArts? and the Nebraska Arts Council.

Co-sponsors include UNO's The Moving Company (under the auspices of UNO's College of Education/School of Health, Physical Education and Recreation) and the Nebraska Chapter of American Parkinson Disease Association.

To reserve a space call, UNO's The Moving Company at 402.554.2670.

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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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Green Tip of the Week

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Resolve to Be Green at Work and Home

GreenUNO encourages everyone to become stewards for sustainability and resolve to be friendlier to our planet this year. Try to recycle, reduce water usage or use more environmentally friendly products.

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

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