Cast of Characters
photo by Robbie Jones
Meet the cast for the upcoming fall UNO Department of Theatre production of William Shakespeare's tragedy, 'Titus Andronicus.' Pictured from left to right: Qadir Khan as Titus Andronicus, Victoria Luther as Lavinia, Katlynn Yost as Tamora and Andre McGraw as Aaron. Previews and performances start this week in the UNO Theatre.
m.UNO Officially Launches
Looking for a way to access UNO on the fly? If so, UNO's newest mobile app m.UNO is here. Visit or download http://m.unomaha.edu/ and Connect to What's Next at UNO!
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Fall Job Fair Today & Tomorrow at UNO
On campus today, Sept. 25, and Wednesday, Sept. 26, The Career Center will host a Job Fair from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. in the Milo Bail Student Center Ballroom. The fair will feature employers who are actively seeking candidates for open positions and internships. Professional attire is expected and alumni should bring copies of their resume. For more information about the Job Fair and other services, contact The Career Center at 402.554.3672 or stop by The Career Center on the first floor of the Milo Bail Student Center.
The Fall 2012 Job Fair is sponsored by the following organizations: Applied Underwriters, Berkshire Hathaway Homestate Companies, ConAgra Foods, Gallup, Gavilon, Interpublic Group, Mutual of Omaha, National Indemnity Company, NorthStar Financial Services Group, Northwestern Mutual Financial Network, Omaha Steaks International, Streck, TD Ameritrade, Telvent DTN, Union Pacific, Verizon Wireless, Werner Enterprises and West Corporation.
Chancellor's Commission on the Status of Women Voter Registration Today & Thursday
The Chancellor's Commission on Status of Women (CCSW) in conjunction with the Douglas County Election Commission announces voter registration is back. Voter Registration tables will be set up around UNO each Tuesday and Thursday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. today, Sept. 25, through Thursday, Oct. 11.
Make sure your voice is heard and register to vote at any of these convenient locations listed below:
Today, Sept. 25 - Outside the Criss Library
Thursday, Sept. 27 - Scott Conference Center (student dining area)
Tuesday Oct. 2 - Scott Conference Center (student dining area)
Thursday Oct. 4 - Milo Bail Student Center (inside south entrance)
Tuesday Oct. 9 - Criss Library Atrium
Thursday Oct. 11 - Mammel Hall Atrium
UNO Child Care Center Open House Today
Interested in learning more about the UNO Child Care Center? The Open House if the perfect time. The center's annual Open House is today, Sept. 25, from 4 to 5:30 p.m.
"This is a great time to meet with your child's teacher and to network with other families," said Dawn Hove, director of UNO Child Care Center. "We hope that you can join us."
Questions? Contact Hove at firstname.lastname@example.org.Up to Top
Cinemateca Returns Tonight at Film Streams
The biennial Cinemateca film series, presented by Film Streams and the UNO Office of Latino/Latin American Studies, continues tonight, Sept. 25, with a screening of Chris Weitz's "A Better Life." Read more.Up to Top
This Week In Maverick Athletics
This Week In Maverick Athletics is a listing of the latest sports information. For a complete weekly update of UNO's in-season teams, click on this link http://www.unomaha.edu/enotes/2012/img/thisweekmavs0924.pdf.Up to Top
UNO National Cyber Security Month Begins Next Week
The Information Security Office (ISO), a division of Information Services (IS), reminds the campus community that October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month and to always STOP. THINK. CONNECT. Multiple awareness events are being held in and around Omaha and on campus Monday through Tuesday, Oct. 1-2.
Join federal, state and local officials as well as industry leaders for the official kick off of National Cyber Security Awareness Month in Omaha, Neb., on Oct. 1.
At UNO, be apart of two exciting free events in one-day:
- The official launch of the awareness month with leading elected and government officials.
- Join ISO for a full afternoon of information-packed sessions by experts in security and business from the nation's leading companies as they help you learn to protect your department or business.
For Oct. 1 details, visit http://ncsamkickoff.eventbrite.com/. UNO is a National Cyber Security Awareness Month champion. Follow UNOInfoSec on Twitter (https://twitter.com/UNOInfoSec) for live updates and more information surrounding these events and the entire month.Up to Top
Campus Forum with Barbara A. Holland, an Internationally Renowned Community Engagement Leader on Oct. 3
A student/campus forum will be held in the Milo Bail Student Center U mon hon Room, from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Faculty, staff and students are invited to hear Barbara A. Holland speak. She is an internationally renowned community engagement leader.
Along with campus efforts, Dr. Holland will help educate students, faculty and staff on why the Community Engagement Center (CEC) is such an important addition to UNO's campus.
"The purpose of the proposed CEC mirrors goal three of UNO's strategic plan: "UNO will be recognized for its outstanding engagement with the urban, regional, national and global communities," said Robyn Long, Centennial Community Engagement Fellowship at UNO.Up to Top
Physics Colloquium Next Friday
Black holes will be the topic of discussion at UNO's Friday, Oct. 5, Physics Colloquium. Jack Gabel, professor of physics at Creighton University, will present.
Dr. Gabel's lecture "Quasars, Super-massive Black Holes, and Outflows in Active Galaxagies" will be held from noon to 1 p.m. in 170 Durham Science Center (DSC).
Questions? Contact Iulia Podariu at email@example.com.Up to Top
Christian Anti-Semitism Focus of 2012-13 Brooks Lecture
A visiting professor of religious studies will speak on the topic of Christian anti-Semitism at the 2012-13 Rabbi Sidney H. Brooks Lecture Thursday, Oct. 11, from 7 to 8:30 p.m.
The lecture, titled "Jesus and Money-Changers: Undermining the Origins of Christian Anti-Semitism" will be given by Curtis Hutt, who is also special programs coordinator for the Schwalb Center for Israel and Jewish Studies, which are co-sponsoring the event.
UNO's Thompson Alumni Center is hosting the event. Read more.Up to Top
In the News
Summit League Drops School Acronyms
Dave Ahlers, Omaha's Athletics director of communications, was cited in a recent article in The Washington Post on Summit League branding efforts. League officials will call the University of Nebraska-Omaha simply Omaha, the University of Missouri-Kansas City as Kansas City and Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne as Fort Wayne.
Colloquium Thursday on 'Casino Women: Courage in Unexpected Places'
Susan Chandler, associate professor at the University of Nevada Reno School of Social Work, will present a one-hour colloquium on her book, Casino Women: Courage in Unexpected Places. The colloquium will be held Thursday, Sept. 26, from 5 to 6 p.m. in 132 College of Public Affairs and Community Service (CPACS).
Dr. Chandler will talk about her extensive interviews with maids, cocktail waitresses, cooks, laundry workers and pit bosses. She will detail a world of enormous profitability dependent on the labor of women assigned to stereotypical female occupations—making beds and serving food on the one hand and providing sexual allure on the other. Casino Women will be awarded the 2012 Oral History Association Book Award in October.
Dr. Chandler's colloquium is sponsored by the UNO Grace Abbott School of Social Work.
For more information, contact Christiana Bratiotis at 402.554.2921.
Tech Talk Brown Bag on Interactive Whiteboards Is Friday
The Academic Partnership for Instruction (API), a division of Information Services (IS), will host the first in a series of brown bag events focused upon new teaching technologies this Friday, Sept. 28, from noon to 1 p.m. in the 543 Kayser Hall Computer Lab. Please bring your lunch and join API.
This Tech Talk will feature a presentation and discussion on the pedagogical uses of interactive whiteboards. Interactive whiteboards are large displays that connect to computers and projectors and allow users to control and interact with content on the computer using a specialized stylus, fingertips, or other devices.
Participants will have the opportunity to briefly explore these technologies for themselves following a short demonstration of a SMART Technologies SMARTBoard and a Sharp Aquos Multi-Touch Screen with Sharp Pen whiteboard software.
For more information, contact API at 402.554.4357.
HR to Offer 'Reading and Understanding Criminal Background Checks' Next Week
Human Resources will offer an instructional program titled "Reading and Understanding Criminal Background Checks" for anyone who may have questions about the new Background Check Policy that went into effect Sept. 1. A former state patrolperson will provide training and UNO's background check vendor OneSource on how to read a Criminal Background Check Report.
Attendees will also practice utilizing the criteria in the policy to determine if the results will negatively impact the offer of employment. The class will be offered on Tuesday, Oct. 2, in 132D College of Public Affairs and Community Service. There will be two sessions to choose from. One from 10:30 to noon and the other from 1 to 2:30 p.m. There is no charge, but registration is required by emailing your name and which session you would like to attend, to Chris Flott at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For questions, contact HR Director Mollie Anderson at email@example.com.
'Decreasing the Dropout Rate' Webinar Set for Oct. 11
The webinar "Decreasing the Dropout Rate: Strategies to Improve At-Risk Student Persistence" will be broadcast on Thursday, Oct. 11, from 1 to 2:30 p.m. in the Milo Bail Student Center Gallery Room. Sponsored by Academic and Student Affairs, anyone interested is invited to attend.
The webinar will explore a model that will help campus stakeholders coordinate and establish expanded campus-wide student support intervention systems, as well as how to use and share data for continuous program maintenance, improvement and growth. The presenters will also address tips to overcome barriers to intervention and how to gain consensus and support for expanded student assistance services.
Questions? Contact Rita Henry at 402.554.2779.