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Summer Scholars Students Celebrate

photos by Charley Reed

Many of the 63 students that were part of this year's Summer Scholars program, and more than a couple alumni of the program celebrated the completion of UNO's Summer Scholars Program. Marking its fifth year in 2012, Summer Scholars is run through the Office of Multicultural Affairs and is designed to expose high school students to the dynamics of a college campus environment through a five-week pre-college summer session.



Concrete Work Set for ASH Entrance

The east entrance to Arts and Science (ASH) will be closed today, July 5, for concrete repairs. Please use an alternative entrance and/or exit for the day. If you have any questions, contact Ben Kaipust at 402.554.4110.

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Shakespeare on the Green Continues This Evening

This is the final week for Nebraska Shakespeare's Shakespeare on the Green festival. For its 26th season, the production continues in Elmwood Park with two classic plays: "The Comedy of Errors" (July 5 and 7) and "Julius Caesar" (July 6 and 8).

The two professional productions are free to the public and regularly attended by thousands, many of who arrive early with picnic baskets, blankets and lawn chairs to get a good spot "on the Green," which is located at the northwest end of Elmwood Park. The entrance is just south of the Henningson Memorial Campanille on University Drive South. Read more.

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Parking Lot Reservations for 2012 Shakespeare on the Green

The remaining Shakespeare on the Green scheduled is July 5-8.

The south and west stalls in Lot M and the west stalls in Lot Q will be reserved all-day on performance nights.

In addition, on Special Event Nights (July 6) all of Lot M will be reserved continuing all through the day.

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

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UNO Magazine Publishes Summer Issue

UNO Magazine is in the mail, sent to 74,000 UNO graduates and friends around the world. The summer 2012 issue focuses on "No Place Like Home." View the magazine online at as an online flipbook, PDF or as individual stories.

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UNO Invited to Take Part in Third Annual Owl Ride

UNO students, faculty and staff are invited to a late-night bike ride July 14 for a good cause. 

More than 2,000 cyclists are expected to ride in the third annual Owl Ride. The 14-mile ride is the largest annual night bicycle ride between Chicago and Denver.

Proceeds from the ride go to the Meyer Foundation for Disabilities.

The ride begins at 11 p.m. at Lewis and Clark Landing and continues on a specially designed route through downtown, midtown, Dundee, Aksarben, Field Club and Old Market neighborhoods. Cyclists will finish the course at the Lewis and Clark Landing.

To take part in the ride, cyclists must have front lights and front and rear reflectors on their bikes and wear a helmet. Cyclists must also register online at Registration fees are $30 per person or $60 per family.  Riders may also register on-site for an individual fee of $35 or $70 per family.  Fees may be paid by cash or check.

For more information, contact Michael Grube at or call 402.554.2124 or go to

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Voice Over PowerPoint Training Offered

The Academic Partnership for Instruction (API), a division of Information Services (IS), is offering a hands-on session for faculty and staff interested in learning how to record audio over PowerPoint presentations on Friday, July 20, from 9 to 10:30 a.m. in 543 Kayser Hall.

This session will cover adding pre-recorded audio to a slide, recording your own voice narration to a single slide or an entire presentation and how to compress presentations. Space is limited, so register early. Although there is a limit of six seats, we will take a waiting list for a future training. To register for this training go to

For more information or to be added to the registration waiting list, contact IS Technical Support at 402.554.4357 (4.HELP) or

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MavCard Services Off-campus Locations

MavCard Services would like to remind the campus community that your MavCard can be used to pay at many surrounding off-campus businesses! You can use your MavCard at the following locations:

- Blue Planet Natural Grill, 6307 Center Street, Suite 101

- Burger Star, 1222 S 71st Suite

- CVS Pharmacy, 4840 Dodge St.

- Fazoli's, 8002 Cass St.

- Five Guys Burgers and Fries, 7345 Dodge St.

- Fuddruckers, 7059 Dodge St.

- Jason's Deli, 7010 Dodge St.

- Jones Brothers Cupcakes, 2121 S. 67th St.

- Noodles & Company, 203 South 72nd St.

- Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt, 1110 South 71st St., Suite F

- Smashburger, 7204 Jones St.

- TGI Friday's, 10000 California St.

- Qdoba Mexican Grill, 1110 South 71st St.

- Wohlner's Deli, located in Mammel Hall College of Business

- Wohlner's Market, 2289 South 67th St.

To add funds to your MavCard, visit Questions? Email Mary Cunard:

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