2019 News Release Archive
National Higher Education Leadership Consortium Conference Held at UNODecember 18, 2019
Holding the second biennial NEHC Consortium at UNO this December 5-7 was a tremendous opportunity for faculty and administrators of UNO programs to learn from and to share ideas with top scholars from across the country.
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
Hamilton: the Man Behind the MusicalOctober 24, 2019
The Department of Political Science invites you to attend a panel discussion on the life and thought of Alexander Hamilton. This panel will take place Friday, Nov. 8 from 10 A.M. - 11 A.M. in 302/302A MBSC (Dodge Rooms).
Request for Proposals | Teacher-Researcher Partnership Program (TRPP)October 18, 2019
The TRPP is seeking proposals from UNO Science faculty who are interested in serving as research mentors to OPS teacher-researchers during summer 2020; deadline is Jan. 10.
Sustainability Speaker Series features Penny SackettOctober 06, 2019
Physics alum and internationally known physicist and astronomer Penny Sackett presents “Living as if we have a future on this Earth."
Psychology major Nadine Maliakkal awarded Presidential Graduate FellowshipOctober 06, 2019
University of Nebraska Interim President Susan Fritz has announced the six recipients of 2019-20 Presidential Graduate Fellowships.
Medical Humanities major available fall 2019August 26, 2019
Medical Humanities, a popular minor at UNO, is now also available as an academic major, the first of its kind in the region. Having just launched in fall 2019, it already boasts around twenty majors working toward either a BS or BA degree.
Explore your options with Interdisciplinary StudiesJune 18, 2019
Whether you are a first-year student wanting to explore all of your options for a college major or an experienced student of higher learning wanting to design your own unique plan of study, the major in Interdisciplinary Studies has a program to meet your needs.
Biology and Neuroscience major earns prestigious NSF Graduate FellowshipJune 02, 2019
UNO Psychology major earns NASP Minority Scholarship
Introduction to Interdisciplinary Studies offered fall 2019June 01, 2019
Students interested in Interdisciplinary Studies will have the opportunity for the first time this fall to explore concepts and practices of interdisciplinary inquiry, writing, critical thinking and problem solving.
Arts & Sciences Hall Programs Relocate TemporarilyMay 06, 2019
Due to the remodeling of Arts & Sciences Hall (ASH), all programs regularly located in ASH will be relocated to other buildings on campus. The Dean's Office will be located in CPACS 124.
Arav reports gate from time of King DavidMay 01, 2019
Rami Arav, Professor of Religious Studies and Director of the Bethsaida Excavation Project, has once again made international headlines with the remarkable discovery of a city gate at Bethsaida that dates from the time of King David.
2019 Arts & Sciences Outstanding Majors honoredMay 01, 2019
Each year faculty nominate the most outstanding students by major and those students are honored at the campus-wide Student Honors Convocation. Outstanding majors are generally not only strong academically but also practiced researchers, mentors, leaders among their peers, and community volunteers. From among each year’s outstanding majors, the Dean selects one student as the Dean’s Award winner to represent the College. This year’s Dean’s Award winner is Deena Keilany.
Arts & Sciences students earn campus awardsMay 01, 2019
Maxwell Virus, Natalie Mostek, and Bradley Carlson are recognized at campus Student Honors Convocation.
NoyceSCIENCE Scholarships and Internships AvailableApril 05, 2019
NoyceSCIENCE Scholarships and Internships Available.
Inaugural Hagel Global Leadership Forum features Joe BidenMarch 10, 2019
The first Chuck Hagel Global Leadership Forum, featuring former Vice President Joe Biden, was held on February 28 at UNO's Strauss Center. Working closely with former Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, the forum was organized by a team of administrators, faculty and staff from the Political Science Department and the College of Arts & Sciences.
The Dean's BookshelfMarch 01, 2019
Each year our faculty publish books in a wide variety of fields.
Moore publishes second book for science teachersJanuary 05, 2019
Chris Moore, Associate Professor of Physics and George Haddix Community Chair of Science, recently published his second book Teaching Science Thinking: Using Scientific Reasoning in the Classroom.