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  • 2013
  • 0715
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Delivery Trucks for Caniglia Field on Campus Today

There will be seven semi-trucks delivering soccer turf and infill products to UNO starting around 9 a.m. today, July 15, and staggered in approximately one hour intervals until around 3 p.m. This may cause traffic delays around campus.

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  • 7/22

Fidelity Representative on Campus July 22

A Fidelity representative will be at UNO for individual appointments Monday, July 22.

Employees can call Fidelity at 800.642.7131 to schedule an appointment with Fidelity Representative Jason Cronick.

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  • 8/19
  • 10AM-2PM

Graduate Assistant Campus Orientation August 19

The August Welcome and Orientation Workshop for Graduate Assistants (GA), sponsored by the Center for Faculty Development, is scheduled for Monday, August 19, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The workshop will provide information about life as a GA at UNO, a table talk session linked to your specific assignment and a discussion of survival skills for graduate assistants. It’s also a great opportunity to get to know other graduate assistants from across the campus. Complimentary breakfast and lunch will be served.

For more information or to register for the workshops go to the FacConnect calendar or call the Center for Faculty Development at 402.554.2427.

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  • 8/19-8/20

Campus Welcome and Orientation Workshops for All New FT Faculty Members August 19-20

The 2013 Welcome & Orientation Workshops for all new full-time faculty members, sponsored by the Center for Faculty Development, are set for Monday and Tuesday, August 19 & 20. These workshops provide us with the opportunity to welcome new faculty members to campus and introduce them to colleagues while they learn about UNO – our metropolitan mission and strategic goals, our students, our academic support services, and faculty development opportunities.

For more information or to register for the workshops go to the FacConnect calendar or call the Center for Faculty Development at 402.554.2427.

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  • 8/21-8/22
  • 5-8:30PM

Campus Welcome and Orientation Workshops for Adjunct Faculty August 21, 22

August Welcome and Orientation Workshops for Adjunct Faculty members, sponsored by the Center for Faculty Development, are scheduled for Wednesday and Thursday, August 21 and 22, from 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The agendas for both sessions are the same, so select the evening that works best with your schedule.

The workshops will provide information about UNO processes & services, plus teaching tips for both new and experienced adjunct faculty members. It’s also a great opportunity to get to know other adjunct faculty members from across the campus. A complimentary box supper will be served.

For more information or to register for the workshops go to the FacConnect calendar or call the Center for Faculty Development at 402.554.2427.

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UNO in the Media

UNO in the Media

UNO Student's Tech Blog Featured on Silicon Prairie
UNO senior Alex Kuklinksi and his tech instruction blog "Techno FYI" was featured on Silicon Prairie News Thursday, July 11. Kuklinski is a new media major in the School of Communications.

UNO-UNL Gerontology Law Program Mentioned in Lincoln Business Journal
On Monday, July 1, the Lincoln Business Journal put a spotlight on the legal profession in Nebraska. Nebraska's rate of employment is stable relative to the rest of the country due in large part to law students being well educated. One of the programs mentioned in the article was the UNO Department of Gerontology's partnership with the UNL College of Law.

Gouveia Quoted in Prairie Fire
On Thursday, June 13, Lourdes Gouveia, director of UNO's Office of Latino/Latin American Studies (OLLAS) was quoted on the economic impact of immigrants in Nebraska in an article that briefly touched on a number of the topics facing immigrants in the state.

UNI to use UNO as Model for Out of State Recruiting
The Thursday, July 11, issue of the Des Moines Register featured an article covering a new move by the University of Northern Iowa to provide lower tuition for certain counties that border Illinois as a way to lure out-of-state students to the university. The program is similar to UNO's MAP program, which is mentioned in the article.

Beorn to be Featured on KIOS-FM at Noon Today
A speech on the Auschwitz concentration camp by UNO's Waitman Beorn, Blumpkin Professor of Holocaust and Genocide Studies, will be featured on KIOS-FM's "Noon Forum" today at noon. Beorn's speech was recorded in January at the UNO Criss Library during a special Holocaust exhibit being held at the library's Osborne Family Gallery. Here is a link to the release.

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API Offering Introduction to Video Editing Class July 17

The Academic Partnership for Instruction is offering 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 noon to 1:30 p.m. in Kayser Hall, Room 543.

To register for the class go here.

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

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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.

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Nebraska Certified Public Manager Program Now Accepting Applications

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.

Applications 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.

Summer in Omaha

Summer in Omaha

Midtown Crossing: Monday Night at the Movies with a showing of Ghostbusters. The movie begins at sunset, and you can find more information here.

Henry Doorly Zoo: Dinosaurs Alive--The Lost Valley. Admission is $3 for members and $4 for nonmembers with zoo admission. For more information, click here.

For more events going on in Omaha, check out the Visit Omaha website.