• 2013
  • 08/05
  • 8/15

Schwalb Center Hosting Israeli Professor Aug. 15

On Thursday, Aug. 15, the Natan and Hannah Schwalb Center for Israel and Jewish Studies will host Professor Ido Perlman from the Technion, Israel's Institute of Technology.

Professor Perlman is the Pearl Seiden Professor of Vision Science and former dean of the Technion Faculty of Medicine. His visit to Omaha, which will begin on Aug. 14, is part of a tour to the U.S., organized by the American Technion Society. The visit will also include a tour of the new state-of-the-art Stanley M. Truhlsen Eye Institute at the University of Nebraska Medical Center and of UNO's College of Information Science and Technology.

The visit of the Schwalb Center will include a reception in Arts and Science Hall, Room 202.

For further information about the event contact Dr. Moshe Gershovich, director of the Schwalb Center at mgershovich@unomaha.edu or 402.554.3175.


Counseling Center Moving to HPER 102

As of Aug. 20, the Counseling Center will be located in HPER 102 next to Health Services. The same services will be provided, and you can reach the Counseling Center at the same number (402.554.2409). If you have questions you can contact Cathy Pettid at cpettid@unomaha.edu.

  • 8/22-8/23

Expand your IT Skills at the IT Professional Academy Aug. 22-23

The College of Information Science and Technology is pleased to announce the Summer 2013 IT Professional Academy, held August 22-23. These informative and interactive workshops offer cutting-edge IT education to local professionals. Visit http://www.itacademy.unomaha.edu/ to learn more about Lean IT, Marketing the IT Function, Exploring Leadership and Dynamics within Teams, and more.


HPER Membership Payroll Deduction for 2013-2014 Academic Year

HPER memberships for the 2013-14 academic year are now available online through payroll deduction. You can find the link to the registration form by visiting www.unomaha.edu/wwwocr or by going to https://orgsync.com/68441/forms/76158.

If this is your first time using MavSync, it will ask you to “Choose your Community” (University of Nebraska at Omaha). You will need to sign-in with your UNO ID, which is the same as email and blackboard login.

Questions or need more information? Contact Angelica Jensen at aljensen@unomaha.edu or 402.554.3291.

Campus Notices
  • 9/15

Join Team UNO in the Omaha Corporate Cup Featuring the UNO Campus

The 2013 American Lung Association Corporate Cup on Sunday, September 15, will feature UNO in a big way--the 10K portion of the race will traverse UNO's Dodge and Pacific campuses as runners circle the area on their way to the finish line. The two-mile run will also pass by Mammel Hall, home of the UNO College of Business Administration. The remainder of the race will take place in Aksarben Village.

Join UNO's Corporate Cup Team for just $15 by visiting http://tinyurl.com/unocorporatecup and clicking on “Join Team” next to “University of Nebraska at Omaha.” With your help, UNO will be well represented at the Cup with a great team of students, faculty, staff and community members. You can help UNO continue our winning tradition-- the UNO women's team came in 3rd last year and 1st the year prior.

T-shirt orders will be announced in eNotes in the coming weeks.

To view course information, click here.

For additional event information or to register, click here.

The Corporate Cup is among the largest of corporate road races in the United States, recently ranked 10th best 10K. From the first Corporate Cup in 1981, the event has experienced phenomenal success. In that first year, 29 companies entered and 681 runners crossed the finish line. In 2012, 262 companies entered with more than 11,000 registrants. Come celebrate the 33rd year of this great event and help the more than 200,000 Nebraskans who suffer from lung disease!

Campus Notices

Nominations Sought for UNO Employee of the Month

Do you know a UNO employee who provides outstanding service to your department, the division or university as a whole? Why are you waiting? Nominate them for the 'Oh, What a Difference You Make!' Award (Employee of the Month) for office/service and managerial/professional staff. Nominations may be submitted by students, staff, faculty, visitors and administrators, and must meet the criteria listed below:
-Employed by UNO for one year or longer.
-Be in good standing.

Consideration includes:
- Performed job above and beyond expectations;
- Interpersonal skill/communication;
- Knowledge of job; and
- Adaptability.

-Recipients receive $200, “rock star” parking for that month, recognition and photograph with the Chancellor, recognition at the Board of Regents meeting, a lapel pin and beverage holder.
-An Employee of the Month qualifies to be selected as Employee of the Year.

To nominate an employee, print and complete the nomination form, and send it to Human Resources, EAB 205.


API Offering GarageBand Class Aug. 9

The Academic Partnership for Instruction (API) will offer a 'GarageBand' class for faculty and staff on Friday, Aug. 9.

GarageBand is a free audio editing suite on the 'MAC OSX' system that can be used to create music, audio and image-enhanced podcasts, and video podcasts. This 'hands-on' introductory class will cover the basic processes for importing video, images, sound tracks, and recording and adding audio--then editing these multimedia resources to create video podcasts. The last part of the class will cover sharing, exporting the 'video podcast' for computer, DVD, and web playback.

Class will be held from 10:30 a.m. to noon in Kayser Hall 543.

To register for GarageBand, click here.


University Housing Looking for Volunteers for Move-in

Would you like to volunteer during residence hall move-in? We're looking for some dedicated staff members to help move in the students, talk with families, and be a friendly face! Sign up online here.


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.

Summer in Omaha

Summer in Omaha

Midtown Crossing
Monday Night at the Movies
Watch Jaws at Turner Park at Midtown Crossing! Movie begins at sunset.