• 2013
  • 9/4

UNO Flag Lowering Today

The UNO flag will be lowered today in honor of Lynn Stephenson.

Stephenson was a manager of operations analysis and internal audit and passed away on Aug. 30.

He began working at UNO 27 years ago.


Schwalb Center Hosting Visit of Israeli Professor from Western Galilee College Today

The Natan and Hannah Schwalb Center for Israel and Jewish Studies is hosting Professor Haim Sperber from Western Galilee College, which is located in Akko, Israel.

Professor Sperber serves as a senior lecturer at WGC and teaches history and politics with a specialization in modern Jewish social history.

Dr. Sperber's visit of the Schwalb Center will include a reception at 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.


Biomechanics Research Building Dedication Sept. 5

The UNO campus community is invited to the new Biomechanics Research Building dedication ceremony on Thursday, Sept. 5, beginning at 4:30 p.m. It will conclude by 5:15 p.m.

The ceremony will be held on the west side of the new building, located just east of the HPER building and will include remarks from UNO Chancellor John Christensen; University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken; University of Nebraska Foundation President and CEO Brian Hastings; UNO College of Education Dean Nancy Edick; School of Health, Physical Education and Recreation Director Daniel Blanke; Nebraska Biomechanics Core Facility Director Nick Stergiou; and lead donor Ruth Scott.

The $6 million state-of-the-art Biomechanics Research Building provides more than twice the space currently used by the Nebraska Biomechanics Core Facility.


UNO's The Moving Company Holding Auditions Sept. 15

UNO's The Moving Company will hold auditions for four to six new positions on Sunday, Sept. 15, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. in the School of HPER, Room 228, The Dance Lab.

Dancers do not need to prepare a solo piece. Rather, they will take a modern dance master class taught by Danielle Laurion and be selected by a group of dance adjudicators.

Please call Prof. Josie Metal-Corbin at 402.554.2670 for questions.


Save the Date: UNO's 6th Annual Student Research and Creative Activity Fair Set for March 7, 2014

UNO's 6th annual Student Research and Creative Activity Fair will take place on Friday, March 7, 2014. Save the date!

Students from all disciplines and at all levels--undergraduate through doctoral--are encouraged to participate.

Watch eNotes and the ORCA website for more details.


UNO Women's Swimming and Diving Looking for Assistance Regarding Springboard Diving

The UNO Women's Swimming and Diving team is looking for a person that is knowledgeable about springboard diving. If you have experience in diving or know a person involved with diving, please contact Todd Samland at 402.554.2346.

Campus Notices
  • 9/5
  • 11:30AM to 1PM
  • PKI 279

College of IS&T Roundtable Sept. 5

The College of IS&T Roundtable presents Dr. Ingo Scholtes, chair of systems design, ETH Zurich. He will be presenting on Topological and Temporal Complexity in Socio-Technical Systems tomorrow, Sept. 5, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in PKI 279.

Pizza provided on a first-come, first-served basis. Presentation starts at noon. Please rsvp to anastase@unomaha.edu.

About Dr. Ingo Scholtes
Ingo Scholtes obtained his diploma in computer science from the University of Trier in 2005. In 2004, he obtained hands-on experience in the design of a complex large-scale distributed system during a stay at CERN, where he designed and implemented the peer-to-peer-based Event Monitoring Service of the ATLAS detector at the Large Hadron Collider. In 2011 he obtained his doctoral degree in computer science from University of Trier before moving on to a research stay at the Biological Physics research group of Tamás Vicsek at Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest. Since September 2011 he holds his current position as postdoctoral researcher at the chair of Systems Design at ETH Zurich. His research interests include the modeling and analysis of complex dynamic networks, and applications to all kinds of distributed technical and socio-technical systems.

Campus Notices

ACDC Seeking Professional Clothing Donations Through Sept. 11

The Academic & Career Development Center is organizing a career closet to provide students with free professional attire. Last spring, we had 50 students come through in one day to pick out professional clothing, and our closet needs restocking!

We are seeking donations of gently used and clean clothing items students may wear to career fairs and/or job interviews. Acceptable items include: full suits, jackets/blazers, professional shirts, slacks, skirts, professional dresses and ties. All sizes are needed; current styles are appreciated.

Donations can be dropped off in ACDC, Eppley 115, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Sept. 11.

Contact UNO ACDC at 402.554. 3672 or unoacdc@unomaha.edu with questions.

Campus Notices

Changes to the Collegiate Readership Newspaper Program and The New York Times Access

Faculty members are asked to tell students that newspaper bins are unlocked and open.

With new joint funding from the administration and Student Government, print newspapers on campus are now available for students, faculty, and staff. The swipe locks have been removed from the bins for easy access.

Student access and use is still the priority of the program, and faculty members are encouraged to promote reading the newspapers.

All students and faculty can access The New York Times online by going to the www.NYTimes.com Academic Pass page and registering with a UNO email address and creating an account with a password. Academic passes are good for 24 hours and can renewed. The number of access passes for the university is limited, and access is on a 24 hours first come, first served basis.

Faculty who require The New York Times in courses can receive free home delivery of the paper in Omaha. Direct questions to Maria Knudtson at mknudtson@unomaha.edu.

Campus Notices

Speech Center Consulting Room Fall Hours

The UNO Speech Center Consulting Room, located in 185 Arts and Sciences Hall, begins its fall hours. Hours are generally 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday. To make an appointment call 554.3201 or stop by ASH 185.

The UNO Speech Center assists all UNO students, faculty, and staff at any point in preparing oral presentations and/or incorporating them into their courses. Visit their site to find out more information. Call 554.3201 or send an email to unospeechcenter@unomaha.edu to schedule an appointment.

Faculty members interested in scheduling a consultant to come to your classroom to introduce your students to the center and to talk about presentation skills should call the Speech Center to schedule a visit.

UNO in the Media

UNO in the Media

Noble Discusses Bond Between Endurance Athletes
John Noble, associate professor in the School of HPER, discusses how natural the bond is between endurance athletes.

UNO Women's Soccer Gets First Win of Season
The UNO Women's Soccer team received its first win of the season Sunday against North Dakota.

B-Cycle Housed on UNO's Campus
The UNO campuses house B-Cycle, a bike sharing program.

  • 9/10
  • 2:30PM to 3:30PM
  • MBSC Chancellor's Room

Informational Session Regarding New Academic Learning Communities Set for Sept. 10

The Office of Academic and Student Affairs invites you to attend an informational session regarding new academic learning communities on Tuesday, Sept. 10 from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the Milo Bail Student Center Chancellor's Room.

Learn more about academic learning communities, why it's important to have academic learning communities, and how you can get involved. For more information, please view this flier or contact Dean Deborah Smith-Howell at dsmith-howell@unomaha.edu or Dean David Boocker dboocker@unomaha.edu for additional information about this opportunity.


Online Survey by UNO Geography, Geology Aims to Study Omaha Residency Motivations

An online survey from the UNO Department of Geography/Geology aims to measure why some residents have chosen to live downtown rather than elsewhere in the greater Omaha metropolitan area.

Many UNO faculty, staff and students live downtown and are welcome to participate. The survey can be found at the following address: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/downtownomaha.


University Communications Page and Updated UNO Brand Guide Available

Working on marketing materials? The Office of University Communications now has a website here.

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.