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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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Flag Lowering

On July 20, Gov. Dave Heineman in accordance with the proclamation from President Barack Obama announced all U.S. and Nebraska flags to be flown at half-staff in respect for the victims of the tragedy in Aurora, Colo.

Flags will be flown at half-staff until sunset, Wednesday, July 25.

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Mav-Rec Wellness Morning Stretch This A.M. in Mammel Hall

Mav-Rec Wellness will offer a morning stretch program on Mondays and Fridays this summer. The program will be held at different buildings on campus. Today's Morning Stretch will be in the Mammel Hall Atrium. 

The stretching is non-strenuous, and done in the standing or sitting position, so that all employees can attend regardless of attire. It is from 7:45 to 7:55 a.m. on Mondays and Fridays. Employees can take part, and make it to their worksites by 8 a.m.

Those who can't participate are encouraged to stretch at their worksites on their own. Click on this link for a list of stretches.

This week's schedule:

* Week 8 (July 23 and 27) Mammel Hall Atrium

To view the remaining schedule, click on this link. Questions?  Dave Daniels (402.554.2008/ or Whitney Prenzlow (402.554.3185/

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Lot M Construction Notice

Facilities Management and Planning announces starting today, July 23, Lot M (south side of Criss Library) is installing a temporary entrance in the southeast corner and also installing a temporary sidewalk on the southeast corner of the Criss Library. Work will continue through Aug. 3, 2012.

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Emergency Management Degree Approved, Will Start Fall 2012

Last week, Nebraska's Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education approved a new Bachelor of Science degree in Emergency Management for the College of Public Affairs and Community Service starting in the Fall 2012 semester. This follows approval by the University of Nebraska Board of Regents.

UNO already offers the Bachelors in General Studies with concentrations in Emergency Management and Fire Protection.  The approval of the new degree makes the major available to a wider range of students and makes UNO nationally competitive in this area.

“The field of Emergency Management is rapidly evolving, and needs more people with academic training in the profession,” said John Bartle, CPACS acting dean. “Salaries are good, and locating this program in the nationally-ranked School of Public Administration provides a solid foundation for future development.”

The Emergency Management degree will educate managers who can help communities plan and prepare to avoid emergencies, as well as respond and recover from both natural and man-made disasters.

For more information on the degree contact Joe Mancuso at 402.616.9434 or

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NBDC Offers Free Workshop This Week on 'Business Ideas'

The Nebraska Business Development Center (NBDC) will present a free workshop on "Got lemons? Make lemonade." this Wednesday, July 25. The free workshop will take place from 7:30 to 9 a.m. at 200 Mammel Hall.

Linda Lovgren, of Lovgren Marketing Group, will present. She will give participants quick tips on how to accelerate sales, marketing and customer service.

R.S.V.P. is required. For details or to register, visit

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UNO MaV USO Holds Decal Design Contest

The Military and Veteran University Services Office (MaV USO) is holding a campus-wide decal design contest. In the near future, decals will let the university's military and veteran students know how to find assistance.

The winning decal will be displayed in offices or on doors of faculty and staff members who have completed specialized training to best assist military and veteran students.

Decal/Logo contest details follow:

* Designs must include the words "Military Friendly Space;"

* Should be 6x6 inches in size; and

* Can be hand drawn, painted or digital;

Submission should be sent to the MaV USO office or emailed to by July 31. A prize will be given for the winning design.

Please contact MaV USO for additional information or questions at 402.554.2349. MaV USO is located in 117 Eppley Administration Building.

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