• 2013
  • 12/9

Flag Lowering in Honor of Nelson Mandela

The White House notified States of a Presidential Proclamation to fly flags at half-staff through sunset today, Monday, Dec. 9, as, according to the Presidential Proclamation, "a mark of respect for the memory of Nelson Mandela."


Online Scholastic Book Fair | Ends Today

Did you miss the Criss Library's Scholastic Book Fair? Fear not, you can shop through the online book fair through today. Books will be delivered to the library so there's no shipping charges. You'll be notified by email when your books arrive. For more information, contact Melissa Cast-Brede at mcast@unomaha.edu or visit the online book fair here.


Service Learning

As part of their P-16 service learning collaboration, Professor Hewins-Maroney's Core Topics in Social Issues class will be hosting a Hunger Banquet on campus for King Science Middle Schoolers, under the direction of Kris Denton. Together the students will discuss the relationship between social issues surrounding equity, food shortages, and sustainability systems to combat urban food deserts in the Omaha area. During the Hunger Banquet, the students will learn about the struggles faced by those who do not have access to food due to location, illness, or financial strain..


HR Announces Holiday Closedown Schedule

Human Resource staff announces the 2013 Holiday close down period beginning Monday, Dec. 23, and continuing through Wednesday, Jan. 1. For a complete holiday breakdown, please click here. Questions, please contact Payroll at 402.554.2325.


UNO Bookstore Holiday Sale | Dec. 9-Dec. 21

Happy holidays from the UNO Bookstore! The annual Bookstore Holiday Sale is Dec. 9-Dec. 21. It's the best time of the year to pick up a gift for your favorite Maverick student, parent or fan!

Buy one, get one for 50 percent off in apparel, hats and blankets. Plus, all children's books, holiday books and hardbound and paperback bestsellers are 20 percent off. The holiday sale is in-store only and limited to in-stock items. Second item must be of equal or lesser value.

Follow us on Facebook, Twitter (@MiloBailSC) & Instagram (UNOBookstore) to view the UNO Bookstore 12 Days of Gift Ideas countdown!

UNO Bookstore Hours:
Monday – Thursday: 7:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Friday: 7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Saturday, December 14: 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Saturday, December 21: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Questions? Please contact Jacinda Brooks at jbrooks@unomaha.edu.

  • 12/11

Wellness on Wheels | Dec. 11

In case you missed the opportunity to participate in Wellness on Wheels the other day, it will be offered one last time on Wed., Dec. 11, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Roskens Hall Atrium. This is a great opportunity to get a FREE chair massage, blood pressure, BMI (Body Mass Index), and flu shot (while supplies last). If you wish to get the flu, shot please bring your insurance card.

Please spread the word. This is a great opportunity to de-stress at the end of the semester. Happy holidays, everyone!


Criss Library to Extend Hours for Prep and Finals Week

Criss Library will be offering extended hours for prep and finals week this semester. "We are pleased to offer students this additional time," said Steve Shorb, dean of Criss Library. The library will stay open until 1 a.m. Monday through Thursday during prep week, and Sunday through Wednesday during finals week to allow UNO students additional research and study hours.

Extended library hours schedule:

Monday-Thursday, Dec. 9-12: Open 7 am. to 1 a.m.
Sunday, Dec. 15: Open noon to 1 a.m.
Monday-Wednesday, Dec.16-18: Open 7 a.m. to 1 a.m.


December Cyber Security Newsletter

The December Cyber Security Newsletter is now available. Please click here to view it.

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Criss Library Offering Stress Relief | Now Through Dec. 11

Stressing out? Students, faculty and staff are invited to de-stress at Criss Library with a series of stress reduction activities from Sunday, Dec. 8, through Wednesday, Dec. 11. Guided meditations, stretching and musical acupuncture sessions our offered in collaboration with the UNO Counseling Center and students of the Mindful Student class.

Attached flier includes the full schedule.

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  • 12/10
  • 3PM to 5PM
  • MBSC Chancellor's Room

Retirement Reception for Anne Ludwig | Dec. 10

After 36 years of service with UNO and the International Studies and Programs department, Anne Ludwig will retire in January 2014. Please join us in honoring and celebrating her many years of dedicated service to UNO. A campus-wide reception will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 10, from 3 to 5 p.m. in the MBSC Chancellor's Room.

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  • 12/13
  • 2PM to 4PM
  • MBSC Umoho Room

Retirement Reception for Dr. Jeff Peake | Dec. 13

After 40 years of teaching Geography at UNO, Dr. Jeff Peake is retiring. Please join us in celebrating his many years of service to the department, College of Arts & Sciences, and UNO. A campus wide reception will be held on Friday, Dec. 13, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the MBSC Umoho Room.

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UNO Honors Program Sponsoring Coat and Clothing Drive | Through Dec. 13

The Student Advisory Board of the UNO Honors Program is sponsoring a coat and clothing drive for the elementary students at Liberty Elementary School until Dec. 13. Please donate gently used or new coats and clothing for boys or girls in childrens' sizes. Donation boxes are located in MBSC, the residence halls, Arts and Sciences, Durham Science Center, Fine Arts, Allwine, the Library and the Peter Kiewit Institute. Thank you for your help!

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Buy Now, Pay Later at the Bookstore

New for Spring 2014: Buy now, pay later! Starting today students can charge UNO Bookstore purchases (including textbooks) to their student accounts! Purchases can be made in-store or online at www.unobookstore.com. Students can charge up to $1,500 per semester and must have their MavCard.

Questions? Please contact Jacinda Brooks at jbrooks@unomaha.edu.

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Gifts at the UNO Physics Science Store

Find unique science gifts at the Physics Department's Science Store. Gyroscopes, ooze tubes, geodes, agates, hand boilers and so much more are available. UNO personnel receive a 10 percent discount.


API 'At the Ready' Drop-in Sessions

The Academic Partnership for Instruction (API), a division of Information Services (IS), will be offering drop in assistance during Prep Week in the Teaching and Technology Center, Kayser Hall 538, today through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. to help faculty prepare for the end of the fall semester and get ready for spring.

Instructional Designers will be on hand to show faculty how to copy a course from fall to spring, use the new Date Management tool to adjust pertinent dates within a course, download their Grade Center, and more.

Assistance is provided on a first-come, first-served basis. Questions? Contact IS Customer Services at 402.554.4357 or unohelpdesk@unomaha.edu.


TIAA Cref Representative on Campus | Dec. 12

A TIAA-CREF Representative will be on campus Dec. 12. To schedule an appointment, please call 800.732.8353.


SIS+ Unavailable After December

The legacy Student Information System known as SIS+ will be removed from service on Dec. 31, 2013. Peoplesoft (commonly referred to as Mavlink) has been the official system of record for student academic and financial records since Fall 2010 and should provide all necessary information regarding a student record. Questions can be directed to tgoldsberry@unomaha.edu.