- HPER 138
Wellness Wednesday at HPER Tomorrow
Managing stress through simple lifestyle changes and the use of basic techniques that anyone can do can help reduce stress-related damage to the brain, improve mental resilience and thwart cognitive decline as we age.
This event is FREE for all of the UNO community and is being held in HPER 138 on Wednesday, July 10, from 12-12:45 p.m.
Lot W Closed for Construction Zone Access Through July 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).
Parking Permits Available for Online Purchase
Parking permits for the 2013-2014 academic year are 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--the start of the fall semester.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
Heath Draney Solo Exhibition at Criss Library Through August 16
The Criss Library is hosting Innocence, a Heath Draney Solo Exhibition, through August 16, in the Osborne Family Gallery. For more information, visit the Criss Library current exhibits webpage.
Take the Campus Recreation Survey
The Campus Recreation staff is constantly looking to improve customer service. Help them out by taking a quick survey to let them know what can be improved.
You can take the survey online here.
UNO in the Media
Reiser Discusses Importance of Rotary Clubs
On Friday, July 5, the Omaha World-Herald's Mike Kelly wrote a feature on the status of clubs and organizations like local Rotary Clubs in the age of Facebook. Mary Lynn Reiser, director of UNO's Center for Economic Education, was on a panel at a recent Rotary Club meeting and talked about how many students are using places like Rotary Clubs to make important career connections.
Dwyer Credited for Helping Springfield Community College Address Public Speaking Fears
On Saturday, July 6, the State Journal-Register from Springfield, Ill., ran a story on a local community college that is offering public speaking classes to help people get over their fears. The program is modeled after a similar program started by UNO's Karen Dwyer, professor of communication.
UNO Geology Students Teach Iowa Cub Scouts
On Thursday, July 4, the Neola Gazette published a story about a group of Iowa Cub Scouts who were involved in a four-day camp on the campus of Iowa Western Community College. As part of the camp, members of UNO's Geology student organization were on hand to explain the science of geology.
SummerWorks Program Featured on KMTV
On Friday, July 5, the UNO-led SummerWorks program was featured on KMTV. Over 100 students in the program, which is organized by UNO's Student-Community Leadership and Service office, were on hand at the Love's Jazz and Arts Center in North Omaha to learn about the history of music.
- 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 events calendar.