2021 News Release Archive
UNO Soil Judging Team Places 2nd in Regional ContestOctober 10, 2021
The UNO team placed second overall in the 2021 Region 5 Soil Judging Contest held in Crookston, MN, qualifying them for the national contest that will be held in April of 2022.
Temporary Closure: ASH North EntranceSeptember 21, 2021
The north entrance of Arts and Sciences Hall (ASH) will be closed Sept. 25 – Oct. 14 for construction.
Contact: College of Arts and SciencesAugust 24, 2021
Here is a tip sheet of main contacts in the College of Arts and Sciences.
Congratulations to the Inaugural Sam & Frances Fried Graduate Research FellowJune 13, 2021
Ashton Linthicum is the first Fried Graduate Research Fellow.
Celebrating the Human Rights Essay Contest WinnersJune 03, 2021
Eight students ranging from the high school to graduate school level were awarded prizes in the 2021 Human Rights Essay Contest, organized by the Goldstein Family Community Chair in Human Rights.
Dr. Jay Irwin Named Director of UNO Women's and Gender StudiesMay 23, 2021
The UNO Women's and Gender Studies program is excited to welcome Dr. Jay Irwin as the new program director.
Aim for the Stars Science Camps Open for RegistrationMay 05, 2021
With opportunities for students in grades 3-10, campers can explore everything from biomedical engineering and 3D printing to geology and zoology.
A Fond Farewell to Marsha KrugerMay 03, 2021
Marsha Kruger from the UNO Department of English will be retiring at the end of the spring 2021 semester.
Board of Regents Approve Samuel Bak Academic Learning CenterMay 03, 2021
The Samuel Bak Academic Learning Center and Museum is set to launch in 2022.
Ilana Masad Author Talk: On Writing & NuanceApril 28, 2021
Author Ilana Masad, a queer Israeli-American writer of fiction, nonfiction, and criticism, will present "On Writing & Nuance" on June 2.
Alana White Named 2021 Academic Advisor of the YearApril 21, 2021
White's nominators describe her as an advisor that regularly goes above and beyond.
Congratulations to Inaugural Winners of New CAS AwardsApril 19, 2021
Congratulations to the inaugural winners of new CAS awards.
Celebrating Winners of the Dean's Essay ContestApril 19, 2021
Dean David Boocker challenged students taking Arts and Sciences courses to convince him to attend their class for the chance to win a prize. Seven winners were selected.
Celebrating CAS Faculty Award Winners 2021April 19, 2021
Celebrating CAS Faculty Award Winners 2021
Fostering Social Justice through Service-LearningMarch 21, 2021
Alecia Anderson, Ph.D., taught a Social Justice and Social Change course in Fall 2020 that exemplifies students’ engagement in a service-learning project that created resources for social justice in the Omaha community.
OLLAS ArteLatinx Show Wins Omaha Entertainment and Arts AwardMarch 07, 2021
UNO’s Office of Latino/Latin American Studies (OLLAS) ArteLatinX at El Museo Latino won “Outstanding Group Show” for the Omaha Entertainment and Arts Awards (OEAA).
MA CCT Welcomes New FacultyMarch 04, 2021
The Master of Arts in Critical Thinking (MA CCT) program recently welcomed Dr. Lissette Aliaga-Linares and Dr. Nicholas Arreola to its ranks.
MA CCT Graduate Explores Heritage, Builds Cultural BridgesMarch 04, 2021
MA CCT Graduate Explores Heritage, Builds Cultural Bridges
Course Profile: CACT 8110 Global-Local: Opportunities, Barriers, EngagementMarch 04, 2021
MA CCT faculty member Dr. Nikitah Imani discusses his upcoming Fall 2021 course, CACT 8110.
Human Rights in the Time of COVID-19March 03, 2021
Human Rights in the Time of COVID-19 is a video series in which Goldstein Center affiliated faculty interview local and national experts and community figures in an attempt to address some of the more serious human rights challenges that confront us during the pandemic.
Service-Learning Projects, Social Justice, and ExpediencyFebruary 21, 2021
Tracy Bridgeford, Ph.D., chair of the UNO English department, shares her experiences incorporating service learning into her dual-level Capstone Course in Technical Communication.
The College of Arts and Sciences Welcomes Kayla SheehanFebruary 15, 2021
The College of Arts and Sciences Welcomes Kayla Sheehan to the Dean’s Office
Apply Now: Arts & Sciences Dean's Essay ContestFebruary 10, 2021
Arts & Sciences Dean's Essay Contest Spring 2021
Request for Proposals | Teacher-Researcher Partnership Program (TRPP) 2021February 08, 2021
The program is seeking proposals from faculty interested in serving as research mentors to OPS teacher-researchers during the summer and fall of 2021; proposals due Feb. 26.
Applications Open: Sam & Frances Fried Graduate Research FellowshipJanuary 21, 2021
Apply by April 18, 2021 for the Sam & Frances Fried Graduate Research Fellowship. Applications are open to graduate students from any department at UNO.