2017 News Release Archive
Center promotes the understanding of human rights issues through teaching, research, creative activity, and community engagementOctober 08, 2017
The Leonard and Shirley Goldstein Center for Human Rights in UNO's College of Arts & Sciences receives final approval.
Book explores Canadian soldiers' role in liberating Bergen BelsenDecember 02, 2017
Celinscak presents research at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
Bragg honored with Henry Wright Lifetime Achievement AwardDecember 02, 2017
Tom Bragg, professor of biology and director of UNO's Nature Preserves, recently received a lifetime achievement award from the Association for Fire Ecology.
Papers feature analyses of public opinion dataDecember 02, 2017
Granillo and Nunez present two of top ten papers at Pi Gamma Mu Conference
UNO, UNMC Join US Army to Create New Bioinformatics Pipeline ProgramOctober 07, 2017
New Bioinformatics Research Education Pipeline (BREP) is a partnership among the US Army, UNO, and UNMC.
Dando publishes Women and Cartography in the Progressive EraOctober 07, 2017
Dando's new book explores how cartography became an important tool for activism in the Progressive Era.
Petersen's new book first to make comparative studyOctober 08, 2017
Petersen publishes Interpreting Islam in China: Pilgrimage, Scripture, and Language in the Han Kitab
Social Behavior Study Nets Doctoral Student Prestigious AwardOctober 17, 2017
Carp second in UNO history to earn Ruth Kirschstein Predoctoral National Research Service Award from NIH.
Certificate will make students competitive in applications for medical schoolAugust 31, 2017
New Graduate Certificate in Biomedical Sciences will prepare post-baccalaureate students for future clinical training.
Concentration draws on philosophy, neuroscience, and cognitive scienceAugust 31, 2017
New interdisciplinary concentration in Philosophy of Brain and Mind offered
Winning paper entitled Russian Information Warfare and Implications for Deterrence PolicyAugust 31, 2017
Intelligence Community Scholars win Deterrence Award for second year
Pace's studies abroad include language, culture, and physicsAugust 31, 2017
Andrew Pace awarded exchange scholarship from South Korean University
Mahler recognized for publication and scholastic performanceAugust 02, 2017
Kristine Langley Mahler awarded university presidential fellowship.
Bricklayer engages students in learning mathAugust 02, 2017
Interdisciplinary team earns NSF grant for algebra alternative.
Reiter-Palmon offers workshops on creativity and innovationAugust 03, 2017
Consulting takes Reiter-Palmon to the land of the midnight sun. Photo of Harstad, Norway, at 11:00 p.m.
NSF funds study of water and chemical transportJune 30, 2017
Geology major Jessica Bozell selected for study in Czech Republic.
New chair will bring interdisciplinary efforts into focusJuly 01, 2017
Laura Alexander will serve as Goldstein Family Community Chair in Human Rights
UNMC Center will create opportunities for UNO studentsJuly 01, 2017
Davis, UNO Biology, will conduct research for the new Global Center for Health Security at UNMC.
Bloom and Gascoigne collaborate on language acquisition text.May 31, 2017
Bloom co-editor on text to bring experiential learning to domestic classes.
Arts & Sciences Students Honored for ExcellenceMay 31, 2017
Devin Christensen is one of the students recognized at the 2017 Student Honors Convocation.
International Studies major will study language, culture, and political science in Taiwan.May 31, 2017
Amber Johnson receives Ambassador Scholarship to study in Taiwan
Doña-Reveco’s research interests lie in international migration within the Americas.April 29, 2017
OLLAS selects Cristián Doña-Reveco as new director.
Faculty honored for teaching and researchApril 24, 2017
College of Arts & Sciences celebrates its outstanding faculty
History Department hosts national associationApril 29, 2017
Elaine Nelson selected as Executive Director for the Western History Association.
More than 100 A&S students participate in Research and Creative Activity FairMarch 31, 2017
Jessica Rerucha, Environmental Science, is one of ten A&S students receiving awards at the 2017 RCAF.
UNO team will recruit and train science teachers for high need schools in NebraskaMarch 31, 2017
Cutucache leads UNO team earning a $1.2 million NSF grant to provide scholarship funding, research opportunities, and internship programs for future science teachers.
Knopp publishes sixth bookMarch 31, 2017
Bread: a Memoir of Hunger reflects on Knopp's personal battle with disordered eating.
Two UNO students earn prestigious national scholarshipsApril 01, 2017
Harim Won one of two of UNO's first Barry Goldwater Scholars
Reiter-Palmon honored with NU Research AwardApril 06, 2017
Creativity, Collaboration, and Leadership focus of significant research.
Religious Studies major and poet explores Divine MadnessMarch 03, 2017
Doane selected for Posters on the Hill 2017, Washington, D.C.
Sapphire Andersen continues studies in FinlandMarch 03, 2017
Recent grad Sapphire Andersen was selected as the 2016 Nene Field Ambassador to Aalto University School of Business
Radke praised as "outstanding problem solver"March 03, 2017
Tyler Radke receives UNO Employee of the Month Award
Gershovich honored as scholar and menschMarch 06, 2017
Moshe Gershovich remembered as important builder of bridges.
With help from UNO, exhibit celebrates Nebraska's 150th AnniversaryJanuary 31, 2017
UNO Geography/Geology Coordinator Paul Hunt created an interactive story map using photographs from the “Bridges: Sharing our Past to Enrich the Future” exhibit. Nebraska teachers will use the site to educate students about the state's history.
Human Rights minor spans five collegesJanuary 31, 2017
New Human Rights minor complements majors across the disciplinary spectrum.
Gender and Leadership Certificate now availableFebruary 01, 2017
Women's and Gender Studies introduces new certificate in Gender and Leadership.
New Concentration in Biomedical PhysicsFebruary 01, 2017
New concentration in Biomedical Physics now available
NARI's first contract helps healthcare providersDecember 30, 2016
Mahbubul Majumder, Ph.D., was involved in formulating the vision for NARI’s scope and he has taken lead on the institute’s first contract.
Students Awarded National Study Abroad ScholarshipDecember 30, 2016
University of Nebraska at Omaha students Jasmine Ayers and An Nguyen awarded U.S. Department of State's Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to Study Abroad.
Spanish Creative Writing Contest Crowns WinnersDecember 30, 2016
The competition, titled “Through Our Words: Creative Writing Contest in Spanish,” featured participants from across Nebraska.
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