The UNO Barbara Weitz Community Engagement Center has announced its third round of partner organizations who will call the building home
The University of Nebraska's Buffett Early Childhood Institute will hold a public open house the morning of Tuesday, Dec. 2
The deputy director of Google Ideas will speak on the topic of technology and global engagement on Wednesday, Dec. 3
A $10,000 grant will help UNO improve its services in aiding students who are recovering from substance abuse and dependency issues
The goal to raise UNO's study abroad numbers by 2019 has shown progress just eight months in
UNO's Emergency Management degree program was ranked No. 1 overall for quality education in a recent report.
Students looking to attend the 2015 Clinton Global Initiative University conference need to apply by Dec. 1
Criss Library Dean Steve Shorb to retire after nearly a decade at UNO
A UNO faculty member is teaming with researchers at UNMC to improve Electronic Medical Records for doctors, patients
Students from UNO and Omaha South High School will be teaming up to help put on a Olympic Games event for the Omaha Intercultural Senior Center on Wednesday, Nov. 19.
On Sunday, Dec. 7, the UNO students from MavPRSSA invites pets to get photos with Santa for a good cause
Three exhibits will highlight the work of former UNO faculty member Wanda Ewing, as well as this semester’s Bachelor of Fine Arts and Bachelor of Studio Arts graduating seniors.
This week of events will highlight the importance of global engagement.
Rebecca Morris, associate professor of management at UNO, was recently named a Fellow of the North American Case Research Association
For Omaha executives, who recently completed the Genius of Warren Buffett Executive MBA course at UNO received a $1000 scholarship
Beginning in November, the KANEKO-UNO Library and UNO Writer's Workshop will host panel discussions on the creative process
UNO students proved successful at this year's 2014 Collegiate Entrepreneurs’ Organization National Convention in Orlando.
For the first time in its 40-plus-year history, the UNO Department of Gerontology will provide a full degree program for students
The University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) has announced the launch of TEDxUNO, an independently organized extension of the popular TED series
From Friday, Nov. 7 through Sunday, Nov. 9, several UNO organizations are partnering with Omaha community groups to bring a Native American Film Festival to Omaha for the second consecutive year
The National Strategic Research Institute is hosting the Honorable Ronald F. Lehman, II, for a special presentation and Q&A session
Three talented musicians from India will perform at the Strauss Performing Arts Center on Saturday, Nov 8
A task force has raised more than $400,000 to fund and support UNO College of IS&T initiatives designed to improve the Omaha IT workforce
The UNO Service Learning Academy will be hosting two Dia de los Muertos events on Oct. 29 and Oct. 30 featuring art and music from UNO students
After finishing third in their region over the weekend, UNO's student aviation team, the Flying Mavs, will be headed to the National Intercollegiate Flying Association tournament in May
UNO's International Studies and Programs office is hosting the 2014 Batchelder Biblical Archeology Conference from Thursday, Nov. 13, through Saturday, Nov. 15
As part of the annual Charla speaker series, sociology professor Cecilia Menjívar will visit UNO on Tuesday, Nov. 11, to discuss the impact of immigration on maintaining international social connections
UNO Speech-Language Pathology students are teaming with the Omaha Public Library to promote early childhood literacy
On Tuesday, Oct. 28, UNO students will present a three-hour Halloween-themed broadcast called "Haunted Heartland" on MavRadio
Photographer Ron Levine will be on the UNO campus Wednesday, Oct. 29, to discuss his work photographing and documenting the nation's oldest prisoners
On Thursday, Nov. 13, Holocaust scholar and author Christopher Browning will speak as part of the UNO Department of History's annual Winchell Lecture
A new state-of-the-art behavioral research lab will officially open in the home of UNO's College of Business Administration on Friday, Oct. 24
A new partnership between UNO and UNL is introducing wearable technology into Nebraska classrooms over the next three years
The UNO Thompson Alumni Center will host a three-day conference on Korean philosophy and its connections with the U.S.
As the days get shorter and nights get longer, please remember these important safety tips
UNO's chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) received six national awards at this year's national competition
For this year's Three Days of Service campaign, volunteers organized through UNO will give back to both the Lincoln and Omaha communities
The UNO Grace Abbott School of Social Work is launching a program to address mental health needs in Nebraska, specially targeting rural communities
On Oct. 18, UNO will partner with Fat Brain Toys and KANEKO to bring STEM education to Omaha.
The UNO Paranormal Society is bringing back its popular Paranormal Summit for another year including discussions of the afterlife and an expertly-led ghost hunt
Kicking off the annual Charla series, OLLAS, along with the UNO Department of History, College of Arts and Sciences, and Women and Gender Studies program, are hosting guest speaker Torrie Hester, Ph.D.
On Oct. 13, one dozen UNO students will present 90-second elevator pitches to local business leaders as part of the Fifth Annual Big Idea! Elevator Pitch Contest
The UNO Forensics team has started the new season off with a pair of tournament victories against Top 20 competition
A collection of works from 13 professors of art and art history at the University of Nebraska at Kearney will be the focus of the UNO Art Gallery's latest showcase, opening Friday, Oct. 10
For the first time in its history, the UNO Alumni Association will formally honor members of the worldwide UNO alumni network
On Friday, Oct. 3, and Saturday, Oct. 4, UNO will host two conferences dedicated to the discussion of international events and cultures
On Sunday, Oct. 19, a traveling film festival featuring short films on the subjects of gender, gender nonconformity and transgender experiences will take place at the Joslyn Art Museum
The Rabbi Sidney H. Brooks lecture returns for 2014 and will feature a presentation from UNO professor William Blizek
On Oct. 1, KVNO, the metro's classical music station, will live broadcast a performance from the Berlin Philharmonic at Carnegie Hall
A free, one day conference on the topic of China's economic impact on the world, particularly the United States, will take place at Mammel Hall on Thursday, Oct. 2
Due to recent events, UNO would like to remind the Maverick community about staying safe on social media and how to report any concerns you may have to campus officials
According to a list recently published by G.I. Jobs, UNO has once again made the list as one of the nation's top military friendly schools
Steven Rodie, formerly a UNL associate professor in the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources, is first director of the UNO Center for Urban Sustainability
A study from the UNO Office of Latino and Latin American Studies highlights the growing population of Mexican-born immigrants in Nebraska
UNO art students have designed six road signs that will be strategically placed around campus on Wednesday, Sept. 24
The UNO College of Business Administration has announced a $6.8 million endowment for scholarships and programs
UNO is inviting Native American author and public speaker Joseph Bruchac to campus and the Omaha metro for a three-day event focused on literacy
The student/faculty UFO Study Group will host their fifth UFO Symposium on Sept. 19
Students from the School of Communication will be featured as one of 12 films in Film Stream's 2014 Local Filmmaker's Showcase
On Friday, Oct. 3, world-renowned drummer Terry Bozzio will perform on one of the world's largest drum kits as he visits UNO on his most recent world tour
An international accounting expert and a convicted fraudster will be guest speakers at the 2014 UNO Accounting Speakers Series event on Friday, Sept. 26.
UNO experts on the Middle East are once again inviting members of the community to join them in a discussion of current events on Sept. 18 at noon
UNO's enrollment for Fall 2014 have held steady at 15,227 for another year while improving in key areas such as graduate education, diversity, and retention
UNO and Northwest High School have teamed with the Anti-Defamation League for service-learning project focused on tolerance
The UNO Writer's Workshop is bringing back their popular "Reading Series" back to campus for 2014
A recently published study from UNO researchers finds simple solution to reducing number, severity of patient falls in hospitals, care centers
Two copies of a collection of important Jewish texts, known as the Babylonian Talmud, were recently donated to UNO
After a challenge from NU Regent Tim Clare, Chancellor Christensen and Student Body President/Regent Jordan Koch took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
A service learning program that partners gerontology students and student athletes with community care centers is returning for its sixth year
A summer-long program to give teens jobs has teamed with the City of Omaha to create a mural in Hanscom Park
A $10.1 Million Federal Grant Will Create World’s First Center for Research in Human Movement Variability
Small businesses looking to commercialize their innovative research are welcome to a special workshop hosted by the NBDC
The 2014-2015 season for the UNO Art Gallery will open Aug. 29 with an exhibit curated by Joslyn Art Museum’s Curator of Contemporary Art
The UNO Community Engagement Center is currently accepting new applications for partner organizations
The nation's top public university for veterans is now the only Nebraska-based higher education institution to join a new federal program for military students
After months of planning, the UNO Maverick Monument will arrive on campus Monday, Aug. 4
UNO will be able to provide scholarships to dozens of future teachers thanks to a $1.2 million grant from the National Science Foundation
Eleven UNO students, both current and incoming, earned a collective $20,000 in scholarship funding for the 2014-2015 academic year
On Friday, July 25, and Monday, July 28, through Thursday, July 31, the UNO Office of STEM Education will be hosting two family-friendly events.
The UNO men's basketball team earned a national academic excellence award from the National Association of Basketball Coaches
A seminar on Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grants from the U.S. Department of Agriculture will be held on the UNL campus Thursday, July 31.
During the 2014 excavations of the ancient biblical city of Bethsaida, researchers, led by UNO's Rami Arav, unearthed a rare coin dating back to the first century as well as other ancient artifacts.
Beginning Monday, July 14, the UNO Service Learning Academy will host a four-day Service Learning Seminar on the UNO campus designed for area educators
UNO has announced a partnership with ExpressJet to become the first Nebraska college or university to join their Airline Pilot Pathway Program
A group of UNO aviation students recently received second-place recognition at a national competition held by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
The financial aid offices of the University of Nebraska, including UNO, are offering policy changes to assist those affected by severe weather
On Friday, July 4, the UNO campus will host the 25th Annual "Let Freedom Ring" concert beginning at 9 a.m.
From Thursday, June 26, to Sunday, June 29, the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) will host the 20th Annual "Pedagogy and Theatre of the Oppressed" Conference
A study from the UNO psychology program and UNL political science program has found that high levels of stress-related hormones can affect someone's likelihood to vote
A UNO television documentary about the life and work of Iowa artist Louis Grell will be shown this summer on Nebraska Educational Television
The University of Nebraska has announced a new, university-wide student health plan
The inaugural class of UNO's Midwest Superintendents Academy is set to graduate. This year's class features 15 participants from Nebraska and Iowa
Five UNO students have earned study-abroad scholarship from the U.S. government
More than 3,000 students were named to the Dean's List or Chancellor's List for their high academic performances during the Spring 2014 semester
On Saturday, June 7, UNO's Nebraska Watershed Network will join 67 partners across eight states and 1,400 miles to test for high levels of atrazine in the Mississippi River
On Wednesday, June 4, and Thursday, June 5, the UNO campus will host the inaugural Kiewit Teacher Day for area K-12 Teachers
The beginning of June is also the beginning of EUREKA-STEM, a science, technology, engineering and math-focused camp for seventh-and-eighth-grade girls
A new book released by UNO Professor of English John Price collects several dozen writings focused on the once-expansive tallgrass prairie
Ten civilian employees of the Department of Defense will graduate as the first class of the USSTRATCOM Leader Fellowship Program - a partnership between UNO and United State Strategic Command
A statement from University of Nebraska Board of Regents chairman Howard Hawks regarding the search to fill the position of president for the University of Nebraska system
Artist and UNMC doctoral candidate Mark Gilbert is presenting "EPICS: The Experience of Portraiture in a Clinical Setting" at the Barbara Weitz Community Engagement Center this May
UNO Aviation Director Scott Vlasek was named Coach of the Year and UNO's Flying Mavs secured several top-10 finishes at this year's SAFECON competition
Active duty service members on leave will now be able to utilize UNO's HPER facilities free of charge
The Information Security Office at UNO, along with law enforcement, is investigating unauthorized access into an administrative unit server containing some files with personal information
The names of the more than 1500 students who graduated during UNO's May 2014 Commencement ceremonies have been released
International studies major Katherine Durand will continue her education in South Korea with the help of an exclusive scholarship
Former UNO student Nick Royer and wife Emily, a current UNO student, will premiere their first feature-length film, "AIR," at Aksarben Cinema on Thursday, June 5
Former UNO student Nick Royer and wife Emily, a current UNO student, will premiere their first feature-length film, "AIR," at Aksarben Cinema on Thursday, June 5
Shelby Anderson-Holt, an international studies major at UNO, will serve as a cultural ambassador to Turkey as part of the Fulbright Scholarship program
This year's winners were recently announced for the "Through Our Words" creative writing in Spanish competition. A formal ceremony will take place on Wednesday, May 7.
More than 1,500 students will graduate from UNO and celebrate their accomplishments with family and friends during this year's May Commencement ceremonies
UNO is experiencing a “phishing attack” that is causing threats to @unomaha.edu accounts. Please read this article for more information.
The UNO student aviation team will compete nationally beginning Monday, May 12
As part of Angie Eikenberry's "Philanthropy and Democracy" course, students will present $5,000 to two local nonprofits focused on the area's refugee communities
Dr. Waitman Wade Beorn has earned a prestigious award for his debut book, “Marching into Darkness"
Senior Samantha Woracek, Master of Business Administration Graduate Katy Connealy and Assistant Professor of Management Gina Ligon will showcase their research in Washington D.C.
On Tuesday, April 29, and Wednesday, April 30, the host of "Latino USA," Maria Hinojosa, will be on campus to speak to students and members of the community
A campus-based extension of this year's Nebraska Science Festival will be held at UNO, featuring a day of hands-on activities
A race to raise scholarship money for UNO student-athletes returns for its 29th year on April 26 and will once again be held in Stinson Park.
At last weekend's National Dance Alliance Championships, the UNO Maverick Dance Team scored its highest finish ever by placing fifth
UNO will raise awareness for environmental friendliness and sustainability from Saturday, April 19 through Friday, April 25
The newest and biggest addition to UNO's community engagement efforts will be formally dedicated today
On April 17, the Barbara Weitz Community Engagement Center was officially dedicated along with a new resource center and endowed directorship
The Brooklyn-Based "PROJECT Trio" will be on the UNO campus on Saturday, April 19 for a special performance
A yearly tradition of celebrating the cultural heritage of Native Americans is returning to the UNO campus
Two UNO student groups, Women in Stem Education and NE STEM 4U, are hosting a STEM Field Day on April 19
A report from students and faculty from UNO's Grace Abbott School of Social Work discusses the facts and addresses the myths of hoarding disorder
MavForensics, UNO's competitive speech team once again ended the year in the top ten of the nation while senior QueenTara Pimentel earned an individual national championship in Poetry
Students from high schools across Omaha will be competing for prizes during UNO's second annual IT Innovation Cup
More than 400 high school students will be on the UNO campus Friday, April 11, for the second annual Calculus Bee.
Volunteers from UNO will join volunteers from Crete Elementary, Norris Elementary, Western Hills and Dundee Elementary on April 11 and 12 for Global Youth Service Day
Five former American ambassadors to Asia and the Middle East will be at UNO April 7 for a special forum on the future of United States relations with one of the world’s most contentious regions.
The Gateway, UNO's student newspaper for a century, is holding a special celebration in honor of the paper's staff - past and present
After 36 years at UNO, Director of Bands Jim Saker is retiring. The Department of Music is hosting a weekend of events in his honor
UNO's 2013 Putnam team placed 49th out of 557 competing institutions from across the U.S. and Canada.
Seven small businesses were awarded honors by the Nebraska Business Development Center for their contributions to the Nebraska economy
Scholars from around the world will be attending and presenting at the inaugural Jewish Religious & Philosophical Ethics Symposium this April
Researchers from the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) Center for Public Affairs Research are launching a new survey to gauge metro area residents' perceptions of their social wellbeing
The work of 46 graduating seniors will be on display on the UNO campus beginning Sunday, April 13
Now in its 26th year, the Nebraska Geographic Bee competition will be held on the UNO campus on Friday, April 4.
Kirk Emmert, current mayor of Gambier, Ohio, and professor emeritus of political science at Kenyon College, is this year's speaker at the UNO Department of Political Science's annual Kirwan Lecture.
The Midwest regional conference for the national Collegiate Entrepreneur’s Organization will be held at UNO from Friday, April 4, through Saturday, April 5
UNO's Office of Latino/Latin American Studies (OLLAS) has launched a report today that uses US Census data to examine the impact of Latino-owned businesses across the state of Nebraska
UNO's Teresa Lamsam is launching a website dedicated to health and wellness news affecting Native American populations
P-16 Service Learning Project up-cycles Goodwill clothing into new fashions
Five students will present three projects designed to positively change the world at this year's Clinton Global Initiative University Conference
At its March 21 meeting, the University of Nebraska Board of Regents will consider the appointment of James Linder, M.D., of Omaha, as interim president of the university, effective May 3, 2014
Win the chance for free admission to the UNO College of Business Administration's Genius of Warren Buffett course
Stop by and tie-dye your favorite white clothing item in the Pep Bowl
UNO senior Beth Fetzer and UNO alumnus Maxwell Virus are two of just 10 students worldwide being flown to a German neuroscience conference this month
Now in its 12th year, UNO's annual Seven Days of Service is bringing together more than 1,500 volunteers to give back to the community
Sr. Vice Chancellor B.J. Reed was named recently to the inaugural Board of Directors of the Association of Chief Academic Officers, ACAO.
Members of the business community looking to expand their knowledge or employment marketability in the area of sustainability are invited to attend two Nebraska Business Development Center (NBDC) credentialing seminars at UNO March and April.
On Friday, April 4, UNO will welcome internationally known Indian musicians the Lalgudi Duo to the Strauss Performing Arts Center.
Winona LaDuke, an internationally recognized Native American activist will speak at this year's UNO Goldstein Lecture on Tuesday, March 18.
UNO has joined more than 160 higher education institutions as part of the Institute of International Education (IIE)’s Generation Study Abroad initiative.
UNO is teaming with Millard Horizon High School for a service-learning project aimed at teaching elementary students how to prevent bullying
More than 200 research projects will be on display Friday, March 7 at UNO’s Sixth Annual Student Research and Creative Activity Fair.
Dr. Azizah al-Hibri will present on women's rights and the Quran on Thursday, March 6
Ten local artists will showcase their work at the UNO Criss Library beginning March 1
Dr. David Helm's "Art in Public Places" course will be displaying artistically designed street signs on campus Monday, Feb. 24
UNO Prof. Waitman Beorn will discuss his book "Marching Into Darkness," and the role of the Germany army during the Holocaust on Wednesday, Feb. 19.
The 42nd Annual UNO Great Plains Jazz Festival runs Friday, Feb. 21 through Saturday, Feb. 22
Beginning in 2014, UNO has joined the Clinton Global Initiative University network of colleges and universities, the first to do so in Nebraska.
UNO’s Native American Studies Program Among UNO’s most diverse offerings
Help the Mavs secure home ice!
The UNO Art and Art History's Student Juried Art Exhibition returns for Spring 2014 on Feb. 28
More than 1,200 earned degrees from UNO at the December 21 ceremonies
Neighborhoods in Omaha that were hardest hit by the 2008 housing crisis are finally beginning to show signs of recovery, according to a report released by Prof. Steven Shultz
A once-in-a-lifetime trip to Israel is being planned by Dr. Moshe Gershovich for May 2014
On Thursday, Feb. 6, at 4 p.m., former Washington Post reporter Jackie Spinner will speak at the Criss Library on the topic of wartime news coverage
For nearly 15 years, the University of Nebraska Omaha’s (UNO) Journal of Religion and Film has been covering legendary actor Robert Redford’s Sundance Film Festival.
Five organizations are joining UNO's Community Engagement Center
Assistant Professor Timothy Dickson is one of 17 authors on a recently published paper examining the environmental benefits of grass-based biofuels, compared to those of the more popular corn-based fuels.
On Monday, Jan. 20, volunteers from around the Omaha-metro will join UNO in a day of service in remembrance of Civil Rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr.
Scott Vlasek, director of UNO's Aviation Institute, will be honored with the William H. Spurgeon III Award on Saturday, Jan. 11.
The University of Nebraska has issued a statement, representing the position of NU President James B. Milliken and the chancellors of the University of Nebraska campuses, rejecting the call for a boycott of Israeli universities.