eNotes

  • 2013
  • 07/12
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Canceled Today-- API Tech Talk: Mobile Apps

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Academic Partnership for Instruction’s Tech Talk: Mobile Apps scheduled for noon today, July 12, has been canceled. If you have questions, please contact the IS Help Desk at 402.554.4357.

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Delivery Trucks for Caniglia Field on Campus July 15

There will be seven semi-trucks delivering soccer turf and infill products to UNO between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. on Monday, July 15, and staggered in approximately one hour intervals.

This may cause delays in traffic.

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The Center of Collaboration Science (CCS) Hosting Distinguished Lecture July 17

The Center of Collaboration Science (CCS) will be hosting a distinguished lecture on Wednesday, July 17, presented by Nale Lehmann-Willenbrock. The lecture is titled, "The Social Dynamics of Organizational Behavior: Meetings as a Gateway."

This talk will highlight recent and ongoing research on team meeting processes, emergent team interaction patterns, and outcomes for both teams and organizations as a whole. Topics range from complaining cycles and emergent group mood to dynamic positivity, humor, and creativity processes within team meeting interaction.

Lehmann-Willenbrock is an assistant professor in the Department of Social and Organizational Psychology at VU University Amsterdam. She received her Ph.D. from TU Braunschweig in Germany.

For more information, contact Diane Sullivan at 402.554.3010 or email her at dianesullivan@unomaha.edu.

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  • 9/17
  • 10AM-2PM

Mark Your Calendars: Academic Majors Expo September 17

The Academic & Career Development Center (ACDC) and student services staff across campus are collaborating to host an Academic Majors Expo on Tuesday, September 17, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. This will be an opportunity for new and continuing students to learn more about academic majors offered at UNO and identify career options associated with majors.

If you are interested in representing your college or department at this event, please contact Katie Wessel at kwessel@unomaha.edu. We hope to have all majors/programs represented!

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Nebraska Certified Public Manager Program Applications Now Being Accepted

The School of Public Administration would like to announce that its highly acclaimed professional development program – the Nebraska Certified Public Manager Program (CPM) is now accepting applications.

The Nebraska CPM program features twelve monthly hybrid sessions (six on campus and six online) which teaches managers and supervisors to adopt an outcome-based perspective on managerial behavior, create measures of individual and organizational performance, and develop and enhance their interpersonal skills.

The Nebraska Certified Public Manager Program is more than a collection of educational sessions. It is an organized course of study in supervision and management designed specifically for public managers. Participants not only attend on-campus sessions or post online, but during the period between sessions they also work on assignments and a significant capstone project that is of benefit to the participant’s organization.

Application for the 2013 cohort is limited. Don’t miss this opportunity; the program won’t be offered again until January 2015.

For more information about the Nebraska Certified Public Manager Program and application process, please contact Ellen Freeman Wakefield at 4-2636 efreemanwakefield@unomaha.edu; or Rhonda Shiebel Carver at 4-2625.

A program application and additional information is also available at the School of Public Administration website at http://spa.unomaha.edu.

Campus Notices

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.

UNO in the Media

UNO in the Media

UNO Graduates Bring Mobile Wallet to Aksarben Village
On Thursday, July 11, the Omaha World-Herald ran a story on a new product called MoneyClip Mobile, which allows people to pay for products using their phones. Store in Aksarben Village will be the first businesses in the city to use the product, which was developed, in part, by UNO graduates.

Lee Talks to KPTM About Student Loan Interest Rates
Malisa Lee, associate vice chancellor for enrollment, spoke to KPTM on Wednesday, July 10, about the current discussion in Congress about increasing the interest rates on student loans from 3.4 percent to 6.8 percent. The rate was reduced several years ago to help students during the recession.

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Hosting Visitors on Campus?

Is your department, college, or organization hosting visitors on campus for events, conferences or meetings? The Office of University Communications would love to hear about it!

To help us promote your event through eNotes, social media, news releases and more, please contact our office in advance of their visit at ucomm@unomaha.edu.

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Social Media Inventory Underway

Do you manage a UNO-related, or UNO-sponsored page on social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIn or YouTube?

Please send your contact information, and information about the page(s) to enotes@unomaha.edu.

Summer in Omaha

Summer in Omaha

Aksarben:
Saturday, July 13
Saturdays at Stinson: Toy Boxx Concert 7-10 p.m.
For more events this weekend at Aksarben Village check out http://aksarbenvillage.com/calendar/

Midtown:
Sunday, July 14
Yoga Rocks the Park 4 p.m.
For more events this weekend at Midtown Crossing check out http://midtowncrossing.com/events/default.aspx

Farmers Markets
For a list of farmers markets, check out http://www.unomaha.edu/wwwocr/health/Farmers%20Markets.pdf

For more events in Omaha this weekend, check out the Visit Omaha page.