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.
Mavs Face No. 1 UMD on 'Sell Out' Weekend
The UNO Mavericks kick off the second half of their WCHA schedule by hosting the No. 1 Minnesota Duluth Bulldogs tonight and Saturday, Jan. 13-14. Tonight's game begins at 6:37 p.m. due to national TV coverage on NBC Sports Network while Saturday's game starts at 7:07 p.m. Read more.Up to Top
Construction Crane Notice at DSC
On Saturday Jan. 14, between 7 a.m. to noon, a construction crane will be positioned on the north side of Durham Science Center (DSC). This crane will be used for the purpose of lifting new mechanical equipment to the roof of DSC.
Traffic along University Drive North will be restricted in the vicinity of the crane at DSC. The north doors exiting DCS will also be restricted for safety purposes. All parking lots in the area will remain open.
Please contact Larry Morgan at 402.554.3735 if you have any further questions.Up to Top
Criss Library Features Work from Nebraska Artist
The artwork of Papillion's Bud Cassiday will line the walls of UNO's Criss Library to open the new year for the building's Osborne Family Gallery.
The show, titled "Art by Cassiday," opened on Jan. 7 and will run until Tuesday, Feb. 14, with a special opening reception this Sunday, Jan. 15, from 3 to 5 p.m.
Living in Nebraska for more than 40 years, Cassiday has only been painting since 2004. Started as a hobby he took up in the hours after his job as a union organizer, Cassiday has since displayed his work at several art galleries in the Omaha-Metro area. Read more.Up to Top
Criss Library Schedule Changes for Martin Luther King Day
Criss Library hours for Sunday, Jan. 15, will be noon
to 9 p.m. The library will be closed Monday, Jan. 16, in observance of Martin
Luther King Day.
Regular library hours will resume at 7 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 17.
For a complete schedule of library hours, visit http://library.unomaha.edu/information/hours.php.
UNO Honors MLK Day With Jan. 16 Day of Service
On Monday, Jan. 16, UNO will once again celebrate Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday with a day of community service. Students and volunteers from around the Omaha-Metro will gather at Omaha North High School, 4410 N 36th St., to remember the life and causes of the prominent civil rights leader by participating in community service projects.
Organized by Student-Community Leadership and Service (SCLS), formerly American Humanics, participants will make fleece blankets for Project Harmony, create educational materials for Conservation Fusion to assist children in Madagascar, fill pantry boxes for Food Bank for the Heartland and help build homes in Council Bluffs alongside Habitat for Humanity. This year's event will also feature a short educational program and reflection on the importance of King's legacy. Read more.Up to Top
HPER Building Closed on Martin Luther King Jr. Day
The Health, Physical Education and Recreation (HPER) Building will be closed on Monday, Jan. 16, for Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
For more information, visit: http://www.unomaha.edu/wwwocr/hours.php.Up to Top
Campus Recreation Hosts 'UNO Team Kick Off for the Challenge' Jan. 25
UNO Campus Recreation will host "UNO Team Kick Off for the Challenge," a live healthy 100-day challenge, on Wednesday, Jan. 25, at noon in 112 Health, Physical Education and Recreation (HPER) Building. The event will include a "How To" presentation and a walk, if the weather is reasonable.
Please remember to bring your own brown bag lunch for the event. There will also be free BMI and Weight measurements taken in 200 HPER on Wednesday, Jan. 18, from 11 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.; Thursday, Jan. 19, from 4 to 5:30 p.m.; and Friday, Jan. 20 from 9 to 10:30 a.m.
The Live Health Nebraska Challenge participants receive weekly tips, which motivate and educate them to increase physical activity and improve nutrition. Participants are encouraged and rewarded for logging their physical activity and weight-loss weekly through their personal dashboard on the Live Health website (http://www.livehealthynebraska.org/). Each participant also receives a Live Healthy shirt, an annual subscription to your choice of a healthy lifestyle magazine and access to a host of free online resources, including workout and nutrition planners, video workouts and workout music downloads. You can register your team at:http://www.unomaha.edu/wwwocr/100daychallenge.
For more information, call Whitney Prenzlow at 402.554.3185.Up to Top
Nebraska Biomechanics Core Facility to Host Guest Speakers Next Week
The Nebraska Biomechanics Core Facility invites the campus
community to attend a presentation on Friday, Jan. 20, by Dr. Karl Newell, professor
of Kinesiology and Biobehavioral Health and head of
Department of Kinesiology, University Park, Pa.
*Title of the talks: "Variability and Motor Control"
*Location: 211 Health, Physical Education and Recreation Building
*Time: Noon to 1 p.m.
Dr. Newell is a leading scientist and researcher in the field of motor control and motor learning. He earned his undergraduate degree at Loughborough College of Education in England. He received his master's and doctorate degrees from University of Illinois. His research interests include coordination, control and skill of normal and abnormal human movement across the life span. Dr. Newell has been continuously funded since 1976 and has been successful in getting grants from agencies like National Science Foundation and National Institutes of Health. He has edited several books, and book chapters and has extensively published in leading journals including the Journal of Motor Behavior.
For more information, contact Demi Treat at 402.554.2573.Up to Top
In the News
- David Drozd, research coordinator for the Center for Public Affairs Research, was quoted by the Omaha World-Herald about child poverty levels in Nebraska. The numbers have increased based on the most recent Census numbers.
- Paul Landow, professor of political science, was interviewed by KPTM about the possibility of former Sen. Bob Kerrey running for Ben Nelson’s soon-to-be-vacant senate seat. Adjunct political science professor Richard Fellman was also interviewed on the same topic by the Omaha World-Herald.
- Samuel Walker, professor emeritus of Criminology and Criminal Justice, was quoted by the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review about Pittsburgh’s lack of veteran leadership on the city’s police force.
- Michael Klee, percussion instructor , was quoted by the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review about Pittsburgh’s lack of veteran leadership on the city’s police force.
- Ken Kriz, associate professor of Public Administration, was quoted by the Omaha World-Herald about a recent jobs report that showed the country adding at least 100,000 jobs for the sixth straight month.Up to Top
Campus Strategic Planning Forum Feb. 3
You're invited. An all-campus strategic planning forum will take place Friday, Feb. 3, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Milo Bail Student Center Ballroom. All faculty, staff, students, alumni and community partners can attend.
To be included in the gathering, contact Charlotte Swank at firstname.lastname@example.org or 402.554.2967.Up to Top