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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 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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President Milliken to Speak at Faculty Senate Today

The UNO Faculty Senate will hold its next monthly meeting today, Jan. 11, in Milo Bail Student Center Chancellor's Room. University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken will be the speaker at 2 p.m. The meeting will begin immediately after that presentation. Today's 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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UNO Organizational Changes Announced

UNO announces the following departmental organizational changes.

Chancellor John Christensen announces the following organizational change:

* UNO's Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action (EEO/AA) Office will be renamed the Office of Equity, Access & Diversity (EAD) and will report directly to the chancellor. Charlotte Russell will continue EEO/AA duties as well as serve as UNO's Title IX Coordinator and ADA/504 Compliance Officer. Her position title will change to interim assistant to the Chancellor for Equity, Access & Diversity (EAD) Programs. Russell will lead the campus-wide effort to develop and sustain an inclusive and supportive campus climate. EAD will continue being located 207B Eppley Administration Building.  

Vice Chancellor Bill Conley announces the following organizational changes with Business & Finance:

*Mollie Anderson, director of Human Resources, will assume the added duties of Neighborhood Liaison. In this role, she will help sustain and build UNO's relationships and partnerships with neighborhood groups and commercial districts adjacent to the campus. 

*Stan Schleifer, director of Support Services, will assume the added duties of Risk Management.In this role, Schleifer will coordinate the Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) efforts at UNO to identify, manage and mitigate risks and oversee our campus insurance claims, issues and coverage.

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UNO Women in Aviation to Show Tuskegee Documentary Tomorrow

The UNO Chapter of Women in Aviation will be showing a documentary about the famous Tuskeegee Airmen in preparation for the release of George Lucas' film, "Red Tails," which opens on Jan. 20.

The documentary, "Double Victory," tells the story of the Tuskegee program, an all-African American squadron of pilots during World War II. Lucas' film portrays a mission flown by the Tuskegee pilots near the end of the war. Read more.

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UNO Investigates Institutional Partnership with a Peruvian University

Juan Casas, interim director of the Office of Latino/Latin American Studies (OLLAS), and Paul Sather, director of the Service Learning Academy, recently returned from Lima, Peru where they were meeting with officials from Peruvian Universities. The purpose of the trip was to collect information about the institutions and share information about UNO so that a decision can be made about the potential mutual benefits to UNO and its Peruvian counterparts of a formal agreement.

A report on what was learned on this trip is currently being prepared and will be disseminated soon. Faculty who have ideas about potential collaborations with Peruvian counterparts that they wish to share are encouraged to contact Casas ( or Sather ( directly. OLLAS currently offers a service learning study abroad trip to Lima every spring. The next trip will be in spring 2013.

For more information about this trip go to the OLLAS website at

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Retirement Reception Jan. 30 for Marion Fortin-Wavra

The university community is invited to a retirement reception for Marion Fortin-Wavra, director of Testing Center, from 2 to 5 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 30, in the Milo Bail Student Center Chancellor's Room.  Marion Fortin-Wavra is retiring after 35 years of service with the Testing Center.

For more information, contact Lisa Paskewitz at or 402.554.2779.

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Eppley First Floor Display Case Available

The display case on the first floor of the Eppley Administration Building currently has openings. If interested in reserving the space, contact Janet Jones at 402.554.3803 or

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Nominations Sought for Senior Vice Chancellor's Leadership Award

The annual Senior Vice Chancellor's Award for Outstanding Leadership recognizes an undergraduate student who has demonstrated exemplary leadership through influential participation in campus organizations and community volunteer work in addition to scholarly achievement.

Nominations/Applications will be accepted through Wednesday, Feb. 1. Application packet information can be downloaded at

A nominator may be from faculty or staff, but must be from the UNO campus. The application must be presented to the nominee by the nominator.

All nominees must be undergraduates enrolled at UNO with a 2.5 GPA, and who will be graduating in December 2011 or May/August 2012. For questions regarding this award or nomination packet, contact Erin Cron, Student Organizations and Leadership Programs office, located on the first floor of the Milo Bail Student Center, or call 402.554.2711 or This award will be presented at the SOLP Student Leader Reception on April 5, 2012, and at the Spring Honors Convocation on April 12, 2012.

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Green Tip of the Week

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Food Services Offers Green Alternatives

With the start of the spring semester, Food Services staff reminds patrons they serve up eco-friendly alternatives. The containers and serving receptacles (including all flatware and paper goods) the department uses are all compostable and bio-degradable PLA (polylactic acid), cornstarch-based and recycled paper materials.

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

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