University Village Move-In Day
video by Charley Reed
On Friday, Aug. 18 many UNO Freshman and returning students started their Welcome Week early with an official move-in day for University Village.
Scott Court Move-In
photos by Tim Fitzgerald
UNO's newest residence hall, Scott Court, opened its doors to residents Sunday (Aug. 14) on the Pacific Street campus. Students are taking part this week in a variety of fun activities before classes start on Monday.
Welcome Mavericks! Your College Experience at UNO Begins at Welcome Week
Welcome Week is in full swing and packed with involvement opportunities, social activities, bands and entertainment (plus free food). Join us today through Sunday, Aug. 23-26, and meet other Mavs, have fun, explore UNO resources and learn what it means to be a UNO Maverick.
Go to http://www.unomaha.edu/welcome view the Welcome Week 2012 schedule. Make sure you 'like' the UNO Welcome Week Facebook page for event updates and more throughout the week. Click on the link to take you the Facebook page.
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UNO Aviation Institute Loening Trophy Presentation Today at Alumni
The Loening Trophy will be presented to the UNO Aviation Institute today, Aug. 23, at the Thompson Alumni Center. Chancellor John Christensen will also present the Flight Team with a special recognition. The trophy will be awarded at 3 p.m., followed by a reception.
The Loening Trophy was first awarded in 1929 as a perpetual trophy to be presented annually to the outstanding all- around collegiate aviation program. You can learn more about the history of the Loening Trophy. R.S.V.P.s were required. Read more.
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Jerusalem, Bethsaida Exhibits Open Art Gallery for Fall 2012
The UNO Art Gallery will begin the academic year with two exhibitions in August: "Artifacts from the Dig & Hanan: Photographs of Bethsaida" and "Avery Mazor: Text Messages and Other Works."
Tonight, Aug. 23, the public is invited to a preview fundraiser for the Bethsaida Excavations Project from 6 to 9 p.m. The exhibitions officially open Friday, Aug. 24, with a free public reception from 4:30 to 7 p.m.
"Text Messages and Other Works" features a variety of works including photographs, prints and paintings by Avery Mazor, UNO assistant professor of art and design. Read more.Up to Top
Fall Leadership Conference Liaisons Available
Student Organizations/Leadership Programs (SOLP) is currently promoting UNO's Fall Leadership Conference, DIVERSITY RECONSIDERED. Faculty interested in having a SOLP staff member come and talk to students about this year’s conference should email Barb Treadway-Janousek at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Students must register for this event by the deadline of Wednesday, Sept. 12. Students who attend will get their money back on their Mav Card, facilitated through the Milo Bail Student Center Business Office after the conference is over. Please direct students sign up at this link.
Conference details are below:
Where: Milo Bail Student Center Ballroom
Who: William T. Lewis, vice president for Diversity and Inclusion, Virginia Tech
When: Saturday, Sept.15
Register by: Sept. 12, 5 p.m.
Registration fee: $10, refundable on Mav Card after attending
Includes: T-shirt, breakfast, lunch and materials
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Vice Chancellor for Enrollment Interviewed by WOWT
Pelema Morrice, vice chancellor of enrollment, was interviewed by WOWT about the recent changes to Omaha Public Schools' grading system and the effects it might have on incoming freshmen in the future. Read more here.Up to Top
PowerPoint: Not Just for Presentations Offered
Learn the power of PowerPoint by joining the Academic Partnership for Instruction (API), a division of Information Services (IS), as they help you create interactive PowerPoints. The training session will take place on Friday, Sept. 21, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. in 543 Kayser Hall.
During this session participants will learn how to: use PowerPoint to create non-linear interactive course materials--which can be used for test preparation, in class activities, games, supplemental resources and to help accommodate students with various learning styles. Participants will first create a sample presentation flow chart and a storyboard to be used in their development of a short non-linear presentation. Previous experience with basic PowerPoint is recommended.
Participants Needed for Research Study of Moms Following Perinatal Loss
Jennifer Huberty from UNO is asking for women who have suffered perinatal loss (loss of a baby shortly before or after birth) within the last year to participate in a research study with other stillborn moms related to physical activity to combat depressive symptoms. Participants do not have to reside in Omaha.
If interested in participating in the study, please contact:
Dr. Jennifer Huberty, associate
professor physical Activity in Health Promotion
Free Online Training for UNO Employees
More than 60 programs are available for the UNO community to access free of charge. The 20-minute courses cover a variety of topics many employees encounter at work -- whether acting in a supervisory or staff role.
“They will bolster our knowledge base, refresh skill sets, make work lives and maybe even home lives easier, besides strengthening chances for promotion,” said Mary Sweaney, said assistant director of Human Resources.
Visit the training link on the UNO Employment web page for a list of topics and log in information.Up to Top