News Release Archive
Call for Proposals for 14th Annual MALT ColloquiumNovember 21, 2019
The 2020 Call for Proposals for the 14th Annual Colloquium on Language Teaching sets deadline at January 8, 2020. Proposals from teachers at all levels of instruction and of all world languages and ESL/EFL are welcome; however, first priority will be given to proposals that are accessible to teachers of all languages and levels.
NATO grant opens door for student research with international security implicationsNovember 15, 2019
Working with the National Strategic Research Institute at the University of Nebraska, Michelle Black, Ph.D., assistant professor of political science at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, was recently awarded a research grant from the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. UNO students will assist Dr. Black in her research.
Samuel Bak teaches thousands about the HolocaustNovember 01, 2019
“In the art of Samuel Bak, worlds contrast, coincide, collide: the profane shadows the sacred, the strange echoes the familiar, life exists alongside death, while presence is ever haunted by absence. The artist’s vivid imagination, the breadth of his knowledge and skill as a painter offers us profound questions about human nature.”
Human Rights Week and Arte LatinX explore the roles art playsNovember 01, 2019
“I have seen how young people whether Caucasion, African American, or Asian, identify with the Warsaw Boy.For them he isn’t an exclusively Jewish emblem, rather a signal of a timely warning on a universal scale. I believe that this boy’s grandeur comes from and belongs to eternity and the reason is that human history is a cruel enterprise. For endless centuries children have been savagely sacrificed and have fallen victims to unimaginable genocides, to brutal wars and to tribal feuds. Such horrors happened before the time of the Warsaw Boy, after his time, and they go on happening now all over the world.” --Samuel Bak