• 2013
  • 07/11

Faculty Recruitment Workshops Announced

Deans, directors, chairs, faculty, and administrative assistants participating in faculty searches must attend a workshop once every two years. The 2013-2014 workshop dates are listed below. Please RSVP to Pamela Flanagan at pflanagan@unomaha.edu. All workshops will be held in the Milo Bail Student Center Council Room, third floor.

August 8, 1-2:30 p.m.
August 27, 10-11:30 a.m.
September 5, 1-2:30 p.m.
September 17, 10-11:30 a.m.
October 3, 1-2:30 p.m.
October 15, 10-11:30 a.m.
November 7, 1-2:30 p.m.
November 19, 10-11:30 a.m.
December 5, 1-2:30 p.m.
December 17, 10-11:30 a.m.
January 9, 1-2:30 p.m.
January 21, 10-11:30 a.m.
February 6, 1-2:30 p.m.
February 18, 10-11:30 a.m.
March 6, 1-2:30 p.m.
March 18, 10-11:30 a.m.
April 3, 1-2:30 p.m.
April 22, 10-11:30 a.m.
May 8, 1-2:30 p.m.
May 20, 10-11:30 a.m.


24th Annual Nebraska Data Users Conference August 13 at UNO

The UNO Center for Public Affairs Research will be holding its annual conference Tuesday, August 13, in the CPACS building and by webcast.

This conference focuses on economic and population data from the U.S. Census Bureau and Labor Departments. Highlighted this year will be information on health insurance, how Nebraska’s metro and nonmetro areas differ, hands-on computer training of web applications, and Nebraska’s population trends.

See the details and register here: www.unomaha.edu/cpar/conference.php.

Campus Notices

Parking Permits 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

New updates from Parking Services for the 2013-2014 academic year can be found here, and you can visit www.unomaha.edu/parking/ for information on parking rules and regulations and campus maps.

Contact Parking Services at 402.554.PARK (7275) or unoparking@unomaha.edu with questions.

Campus Notices

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 at https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/CampusRec-CS.

UNO in the Media

UNO in the Media

OWH Weighs in on PKI Review
On Wednesday, July 10, the Omaha World-Herald provided an editorial on the topic of a review requested by the Board of Regents for the Peter Keiwit Institute, which houses colleges from both UNO and UNL.

Boyer Featured on Nebraska Arts Blog
Jody Boyer, instructor of art, was profiled in the "What's Your Livelihood" blog, a blog focused on the arts and humanities in Nebraska.


API Offering Introduction to Video Editing Class July 17

The Academic Partnership for Instruction (API) will offer an Introduction to Video Editing Class for faculty and staff on Wednesday, July 17.

Using Windows Movie-Maker, class participants will learn basic editing techniques that can be utilized to create ‘movies’ in any video editing program. This hands-on class will include techniques for importing video into an editing timeline, adding title images, titles, musical underscores, transitions, and ending credits. The last part of the class will cover exporting the movie for computer, DVD, and web playback.

Class will be held Wednesday, July 17, from 12-1:30 p.m. in Kayser Hall, Room 543.

To register for the class go here: http://goo.gl/iJyj1

Questions? Contact the IS Help Desk at 402.554.4357 or unohelpdesk@unomaha.edu.


Plan for the Fall with The New York Times

Faculty using The New York Times as required reading in their classes are eligible for free home delivery beginning in August, which also includes online and app-based access. Stipends are available for faculty members interested in working with the Newspapers in Curricula (NiC) group, which encourages incorporation of the newspaper in courses and sponsors current events discussions on campus.

For information on subscriptions and NiC stipends, contact Maria Knudtson at mknudtson@unomaha.edu.

Summer in Omaha

Summer in Omaha

Aksarben Village
LIV to Ride: Head to LIV Lounge every Thursday at 6 p.m. to ride an easy 18-mile round trip on the Keystone Trail to Varsity Sports Cafe in Bellevue. In case of inclement weather (under 50 F. and/or rain) check Facebook or call LIV Lounge. There will be drawings and prizes every week!

For more information on LIV to Ride, click here.

Joslyn Art Museum
Late 'til 8: Jump-start your weekend every Thursday evening 5-8 pm at Joslyn Art Museum. Mingle with friends, indulge your interest in fine art, and experience unique programs on select Thursdays. Late 'til 8 features gallery talks with artist, curators, and docents, as well as music, film, and hands-on art projects. Late 'til 8 is free unless otherwise indicated.

For more information about the Joslyn Art Museum, click here

Midtown Crossing
Jazz on the Green: All shows will take place Thursday evenings this summer starting at 7:30 p.m. Venue opens at 5 p.m. Thousands of free parking spaces are available starting at 4:30 p.m.

For more information about Jazz on the Green, click here.

There are many great things to do in Omaha this summer. You can always check out the Visit Omaha website here to get some great ideas!