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July 4th Bell Concert

photos by Tm Fitzgerald

Patriotic music was in the air Wednesday morning as UNO's Dr. James Johnson gave his annual 4th of July concert on the UNO carillon.



KETV Visits Allwine Prairie Prescribed Burn

UNO's Allwine Prairie Preserve is periodically lit on fire to keep the habitat healthy, and KETV covered last week's prescribed burn. Preserve manager Alicia Mullarkey spoke with the television station about the university's unique tall grass prairie location. The story can be read and viewed here.

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Move-in Weekend Volunteers Sought

(Editor's note: The following request is written by Bill Pickett, director of University Housing).

Dear UNO Faculty and Staff,

University Housing would love to have you help welcome our newest students during move-in weekend! We're looking for dedicated volunteers to help unload cars, pass out water, and be that welcoming UNO face for our students and their families! Interested? Sign up below and we'll do the rest. Sign up before Aug. 5th to guarantee your spot!

Sign up online at -

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Lot U (Middle Level of East Parking Garage) Closed for Construction Starting July 13

Lot U construction schedule has been revised. Lot U is now scheduled to be closed this Friday, July 13, for installation of new overhead lights.

This  work will start when overhead light installation is completed on the Lower Level, Lot T.

Faculty/Staff with access to Lot U, will be able to enter Lot T. This project is estimated to be completed in approximately 4 weeks.

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

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Fidelity Counseling Sessions Available This Month

Fidelity representative Jason Cronick will be in Omaha this month for individual counseling sessions on July 20 and 31. To make an appointment between from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., call 1.800.642.7131.

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API to Offer Introduction to Video Editing This Week

The Academic Partnership for Instruction (API) will offer an 'Introduction to Video Editing' Class for faculty and staff this Friday, July 13. Class participants will learn basic editing techniques that can be used to create movies in any video editing program. This hands-on class will include techniques for importing video into an editing timeline, adding title images, titles, musical underscores, transitions and ending credits.

The last part of the class will cover exporting the movie for computer, DVD, and web playback. Class will be held July 13 from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. in the API Lab: 110D Eppley Administration Building. For full course descriptions and to get registered, visit

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17th Annual UNOAI Golf Classic July 23

The UNO Aviation Institute (UNOAI) will host its 17th annual UNOAI Golf Classic on Monday, July 23, at Pacific Springs Golf Course, 16810 Harney St. The Golf Classic is a fundraiser for student scholarships with all proceeds supporting UNOAI scholarship programs.

Shotgun start at Noon

(Lunch begins at 11 a.m.)

$300 Foursome

$75 Per Player

$60 Current Aviation Institute Student Rate

Includes: 18 holes of golf, golf cart, lunch, dinner, tournament gift and prizes.

Register online at or call Scott Vlasek at 402.554.3785.

The Format
The tournament is a four-person scramble. Players may register individually or as a team.

Prize Sponsorship
UNOAI is also seeking hole and place prizes for the tournament. If your donation is equal to one of the sponsorship amounts, other than corporate, your company will receive the benefits from that sponsorship.

Corporate Sponsorship $600: Your company logo will be placed on a tee box sign, the tournament banner and all advertisements.  Your company will be given four registration certificates to play in the tournament valued at $75 each and one limited edition UNOAI Golf Classic Adidas polo shirt valued at $50.

Hole Sponsorship $275: Your company logo will be placed on a tee box sign, official tournament banner and all advertisements.

Logo Sponsorship $125: Your company logo will be placed on the official tournament banner and all advertisements.

Contribution $__: Your donation of any amount is appreciated. If your contribution is $50 or more, your name will be placed on the official tournament banner.

Additional information can be found online at or call Scott Vlasek at 402.554.3785.

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