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Tis the Season for Giving

'Tis the Season for Giving!

photo by Jeff Beiermann/UNO

Across the campus several departments and organizations have given to others less fortunate this holiday season. In the Registrar's Office, staff poses with gifts generously donated for the department's adopt-a-family before their delivery.



This Day in UNO History

On Dec. 24...

- Omaha University (OU) President Milo Bail and his wife host a Christmas party for staff and non-faculty members and their spouses in the student conference center, 1958.

 "This Day in UNO History" is courtesy of the UNO Alumni Association (

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Campus Hours Over Winter Break 2012

UNO students are on Winter Break. During the break, a number of buildings on the UNO campus will feature holiday hours leading up to the start of the Spring 2013 semester on Monday, Jan. 7.

Also during the break, campus will be officially closed today, Dec. 24, through Tuesday, Jan. 1. During the closedown, faculty and staff will be gone, but some buildings will continue modified hours. Read more for the Winter Break hours.

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Campus Security Reminders for Winter Break 2012

As classes conclude and students prepare to go on Winter Break, UNO would like to remind students, faculty and staff about staying safe both on campus and off.

UNO reminds members of the Maverick community that crime can occur anywhere and at any time. To best prepare against these threats, UNO Campus Security provides a number of general safety tips. Read more.

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Join the Winter Bike Commuter Challenge

Join Team UNO for the 2nd annual Activate Omaha Winter Bike Commuter Challenge. The challenge officially started on Nov. 1 and runs until March 31. You can join anytime during this period and any amount of bike-to-work commuting will count toward helping Team UNO. To sign up, go to: Please make sure you indicate that you work or go to school at the University of Nebraska at Omaha when you join.

Learn all of the tips and tricks you'll need to stay warm and safe this winter by checking out this helpful video on winter cycling: For more information, contact Mike Grube at or Angie Eikenberry at

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Spring 2013 Campus Recreation Programs Announced

The spring 2013 schedules for UNO Campus Recreation programs are now available online. Visit to see the updated schedules for Group Exercise, the Outdoor Venture Center, and other fitness and wellness programs.

For questions or more information, email or call the Control Desk at 402.554.2539. If you would like to receive the Campus Rec Newsletter in January email or send a message on Facebook (

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