P-16 Service Learning Project Presentations Today
Today, Tuesday, July 2, Dr. Sandra Rodriguez-Arroyo's TED 8130 Language, Culture and Power class will showcase and present projects with students from the Boys and Girls Club of South Omaha from 1-2:30 p.m. at the Boys and Girls Club, 5051 South 22nd St.
As a part of their P-16 service learning project, the UNO students, in partnership with the participants of the Boys and Girls Club, researched topics around the theme of, "Technology and Today's Youth." Possible topics for these projects range from the pros and cons of Facebook and YouTube to proper etiquette with cellphones and other mobile devices.
If you have further questions, please contact Laura Krueger at 402.554.2712.
- Criss Library
Heath Draney Solo Exhibition Opening Reception Tonight at Criss Library
The Criss Library is hosting Innocence, a Heath Draney Solo Exhibition, through August 16, in the Osborne Family Gallery. The opening reception is tonight, July 2, from 6-8 p.m.
UNO, Criss Library Closed July Fourth in Observance of Independence Day
UNO, along with the Criss Library, will be closed Thursday, July 4, in observance of the Independence Day holiday.
Normal business hours will resume Friday, July 5.
For a complete schedule of library hours, visit http://library.unomaha.edu/information/hours.php.
Date for Upgrade to Office 365 Webmail Announced
Information Services (IS) has been notified by Microsoft that the upgrade to Office 365 Webmail will take place on Sunday, July 7.
This upgrade will only involve Office 365 email accessed via the web and does not involve the Outlook email client. Although Microsoft did not give a specific time of day for UNO's upgrade, they did provide us with the following lists of what to expect:
-You shouldn't experience any email interruptions in Outlook or on mobile devices.
-If you happen to be checking your email with the Outlook Web App when your email account is updated, you may need to sign out and then sign back in.
-You won't need to change anything on your computer, in Outlook, or on any mobile device you use.
After the service upgrade, some changes and additional features will be noticed on the Outlook Web App. Check out the changes to the webmail here.
IS will post updates and additional information to Upgrade Central as it becomes available. Please feel free to contact IS Technical Support at 402.554.4357 (4-HELP) or unohelpdesk.unomaha.edu if you have questions or concerns about the changes for either service.
2013-2014 Parking Permits Now Available for Online Purchase
Parking permits for the 2013-2014 academic year are now available for purchase online at www.unomaha.edu/parking/.
On the UNO Parking website, click MavPark. The site will require a NetID and password (same as your Blackboard login) and vehicle information for all vehicles parking on campus. Your vehicle information will include the vehicle's make, model, color, and license plate number. Before going online, please have this information available. Permits must be displayed beginning Monday, August 26, 2013.
Parking Services will mail permits on Wednesday, August 7, for all orders received by Wednesday, July 31. After July 31, online orders must be picked up at the following locations:
Monday, August 19 to Friday, August 23: Eppley Administration Building – Auditorium
Monday, August 26 and Tuesday, August 27: Milo Bail Student Center – 3rd Floor, Council Room
Contact Parking Services at 402.554.PARK (7275) or email@example.com with questions.
Parking Lot Reservations for 2013 Shakespeare on the Green
This year Shakespeare on the Green is scheduled for July 2, 3 and July 5-7.
The south and west stalls in Lot M (south of Criss Library) and the east row of stalls in Lot J - Level 3 (the West Parking Garage) will be reserved all day on performance nights.
Shuttle bus drop off and pick will continue in Lot M throughout the performances.
For questions, contact Parking Services at 402.554.PARK (7275).
Lot W Closed for Construction Zone Access July 1-31
Sidewalk replacement is scheduled between the main entrance on the north side of Arts and Sciences Hall and the south entrance to Kayser Hall.
This construction project is scheduled from July 1-31. Lot W on the east side of Arts and Sciences Hall will be closed during this project.
Dump trucks, concrete trucks and construction equipment will be entering and exiting Lot W during the project.
Handicap parkers should contact Parking Services to arrange access to Lot V for temporary handicap parking.
Alternate surface parking for faculty and staff is available all day in Lot A, north of Kayser Hall, and St. Margaret Mary Church Lot.
Contact Parking Services with questions at 402.554.PARK (7275).
UNO In the Media
Health-Conscious Professors Profiled by Omaha World-Herald
On Monday, July 1, the Omaha World-Herald's "Livewell Omaha" online magazine profiled two UNO professors and their healthy workout regimen. Tom Lorsbach, professor of special education, and Jim Dick, a retired professor of teacher education, are both over 65 and in better health than their peers according to the story and personal trainer Skyler Brooke, who is also a UNO student.
Stothert Supports UNO Arena
On Monday, July 1, the Omaha World-Herald reported that Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert is supportive of UNO's arena project and will provide some funding for the project.
Fourth of July Concert Previewed
On Sunday, June 30, the Omaha World-Herald provided a preview of a number of Independence Day events occurring this week. Included in the events was the annual Fourth of July carillon concert, which will be taking place at 9 a.m. on Thursday, July 4, at the UNO Henningson Memorial Campanile.
Lamsam Sworn in to Osage Nation Editorial Board via Skype
On Thursday, June 27, Teresa Trumbly Lamsam, associate professor of communication, was sworn in as a member of the Osage Nation editorial board through Skype. This marked the first time a board member had been sworn in via technology. The Osage Nation is based out of Pawhuska, Okla.
UNO Professor, Husband Host Canada Party
On Monday, July 1, the Omaha World-Herald's Erin Grace profiled the party coordination efforts of Michelle Demarais, associate professor of religion, and her husband, Bill Arab. Each year the couple host a party to celebrate Canada Day; held each year to honor the day the British government united three separate colonies into a singular country.
UNO to Host Annual 'Let Freedom Ring' Bell Tower Concert July 4
An Omaha landmark that stands tall among the city's skyline will stand tall in honor of America on Thursday, July 4, as the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) hosts the 24th Annual "Let Freedom Ring" carillon concert.
Beginning at 9 a.m. on Independence Day, UNO's Henningson Memorial Campanile's 47 bronze bells will chime with classic patriotic songs, and some modern favorites, performed by carillonneur Brent Shaw.
For more information on this event, please read the press release here.
Bring Old UNO Branded Merchandise to the UNO Bookstore Through July 5, Receive 25% Off
Out with the old, in with the new at the UNO Bookstore! Bring in any UNO clothing item with a retired UNO logo or icon and trade it for 25% off a single new logo apparel item, cap or blanket (regular priced item only) through July 5!
Every "old" clothing item you bring in to trade gets you one, regular priced clothing item at 25% off.
Questions? Contact Jodi Cramer firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Kayser Hall 543
API Offering iMovie Training July 16
The Academic Partnership for Instruction (API) will offer a hands-on training session on iMovie, the video creation and editing software freely included with Apple Macintosh computers. The session will be held from 3-5 p.m. on Tuesday, July 16, in Kayser Hall Room 543.
Participants will have the opportunity to explore the basic features of the iMovie software suite, learning how to assemble a movie from video clips, still images, and audio files. Videos created with iMovie will be exported into web-friendly formats for sharing on such sites as YouTube and Facebook. Included in the session will also be a discussion of the use of video to support teaching and learning.
Basic familiarity with Apple Macintosh operating systems is required. Space is limited, and early registration is encouraged. Registration information is available on the API Event Calendar at http://api.unomaha.edu/calendar.php.