• 2013
  • 08/09
  • 8/17
  • 1-2PM

Letras Y Voces Reading Aug. 17

The Writer's Workshop and El Museo Latino present the poetry of Heidi Hermanson, Bruce Koborg, and Ian Barker on Saturday, August 17, from 1-2 p.m. at 4701 S 25th Street. It's free, and the community is invited!

Questions? Contact Lisa Sandlin at 505.603.8860 or Magdalena Garcia at 402.731.1137.

  • 9/15

Join Team UNO in the Omaha Corporate Cup Featuring the UNO Campus or Help Volunteer!

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.

Want to Volunteer? Click here to download the volunteer form.

You can also join UNO's Corporate Cup Team for just $15 by visiting here and clicking on 'Join Team' next to 'University of Nebraska at Omaha.'

Campus Notices

UNO Sponsoring End of Summer Concert Series at Midtown Crossing

Midtown Crossing's End of Summer Concert Series will be sponsored by UNO this year. This is UNO's first year sponsoring the event.

Held on six consecutive Fridays, the series will begin on August 23 with audience favorite Billy McGuigan and his high-powered tribute to some of rock's greatest legends.

Performances are free and begin at 6:30 p.m. with musicians and performers from UNO serving as the opening acts.

For more information on the Concert Series, click here.

Campus Notices

Nominations Sought for UNO Employee of the Month

Do you know a UNO employee who provides outstanding service to his or her 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:

- Performing job above and beyond expectations;
- Interpersonal skills/communication;
- Knowledge of job; and
- Adaptability.


-Recipients receive $200, "rock star" parking for that month, recognition and photograph with the Chancellor, recognition at a 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.

  • 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 here to learn more about Lean IT, Marketing the IT Function, Exploring Leadership and Dynamics within Teams, and more.


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.


University Communications Page and Updated UNO Brand Guide Available

Working on marketing materials? The Office of University Communications has launched their new website here, and they are available to help!

Visit the site to learn about the team, services, brand guidelines, media services, creative services and assistance related to marketing and media available to campus.

University Communications also launched updated brand guidelines for all campus departments, offices and organizations to utilize when using the UNO brand and communicating on behalf of the University through marketing and promotional materials. Full details related to the updated guidelines, including a PDF of the updated brand guidelines, can be found here.

For any questions related to marketing, communication or media, please contact the Office of University Communications using the main email: ucomm@unomaha.edu.

Summer in Omaha

Summer in Omaha

Aksarben Village: Saturdays at Stinson (link)
Enjoy the Journey Tribute Band from 7-10 p.m. The concert and parking are free!

Joslyn Castle Literary Festival (link)
"Jazz Age at the Castle: F. Scott Fitzgerald"
July 27-August 10 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Tickets to all events can be purchased online at www.joslyncastle.com or call 402.595.2199.

For more information about the 2013 Joslyn Castle Literary Festival, please contact Jill Anderson at 917.363.7397 or jillmarit@gmail.com ; Julie A. Reilly at 402.595.2199 or info@joslyncastle.com; or Kristine Gerber at 402.679.5854 or eventive.marketing@cox.net.

Click here for other events in Omaha this weekend!