UNO’s Maverick Food Pantry, now located in Room 121 of the Barbara Weitz Community Engagement Center, aims to contribute to UNO’s culture of caring by providing food to those in immediate need and connecting them with resources in the greater Omaha area for long-term support. Whether you wish to pick up a food package, donate food items, or volunteer your time to the food pantry, we welcome your participation.
It's Constitution Day! Engage in civil discourse with students, professors, and other community members. Test your knowledge of one of the most influential legal documents in history. You could win a pocket Constitution!
Dr. Diane Gillespie, a former Goodrich Scholarship Program professor, will speak to Goodrich classes about Tostan and the challenges of advocacy and community development. Tostan is an international NGO serving six African countries. The organization focuses on human rights, community-based social change, education, and sustainable development.
The Center for Faculty excellence is hosting its Communities of Practice Kickoff today. Communities of Practice are for full-time faculty members who investigate teaching innovations, actively research, share feedback and explore new models of practice.
The World Cinema Series continutes with two feature films from South Africa are shown this week as part of the World Cinema series offered by the Department of Geography / Geology.
As the second reader in the Writer’s Workshop Reading Series at UNO, award-winning author Carl Phillips will read in the UNO Art Gallery. Phillips is the author of 12 books of poetry, most recently Silverchest and Double Shadow and is the winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, the Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award, the Theodore Roethke Memorial Foundation Award, the Thom Gunn Award for Gay Male Poetry.
Service Learning students are collaborating on Nebraska prairies research; meeting with seniors at the Adam's Park Community Center with the Blackburn Alternative Program's Culinary Arts and Foods classes; and touring Girls, Inc., today.
A representative will be on campus. Please call 1-800-732-8353 to schedule an appointment with Jana Steigelman-Simon