2021 News Release Archive
MOVCENTR E-Newsletter | December 2021December 14, 2021
The newsletter features stories from the Junior Investigators, the Pilot Project Awardees, the Research Cores, and COBRE collaborators.
Tomohiro Ide Receives Prestigious Clarence Livingood Scholarship, Assists in UNO Pitching LabDecember 14, 2021
The Athletic Training student is one of four across the country to receive the award and the first UNO student to earn the honor.
CEHHS Team Joins Forces with Community Members to Launch Omaha Urban Thinkscape ProjectNovember 16, 2021
A CEHHS team recently joined forces with community members to launch Omaha Urban Thinkscapes, a project that will transform two public spaces into opportunities for learning through scientifically- and artistically-conceived play installations.
UNO Alumnus Named Nebraska Teacher of the YearNovember 02, 2021
UNO alumnus Lee Perez, an English as a Second Language (ESL) teacher at Alice Buffett Magnet Middle School in Omaha, was recently named the Nebraska Teacher of the Year.
H&K Students Help Keep Campus SafeOctober 21, 2021
Over the last academic year, the Office of Health Security provided practical, experiential learning opportunities for Public Health and Kinesiology students from the School of Health and Kinesiology (H&K).
$1.25M Grant Provides Training for Behavioral Intervention CareersOctober 21, 2021
A five-year, $1.25M grant is preparing a select cohort of scholars to work collaboratively on interdisciplinary teams to address significant behavior problems in schools.
Cultivating ScientistsOctober 21, 2021
As part of RO1 grant funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), two graduate students from UNO Biomechanics were awarded Supplemental Diversity Grants through the NIH’s National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.
Alumni Q&A: Leading Through the PandemicOctober 21, 2021
Two Nebraska education leaders and alumna of the Department of Educational Leadership share their experiences of leading during the pandemic in this Alumni Q&A.
Creating a Culture of Math Readiness and SupportOctober 21, 2021
On campus and out in the community, the Teacher Education Department (TED) supports innovative math-related initiatives and partnerships.
Researching Healthcare Disparities in WomenOctober 21, 2021
Assistant Professor Dr. Ashley Blount's research addresses a critical need in our country: healthcare disparities in women during the pregnancy lifecycle.
UNO Biomechanics and Copper3D to develop new antimicrobial, recyclable materials for NASA space missionsOctober 19, 2021
Researchers from the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) will soon aid in the development and testing of new recyclable and antimicrobial materials for in-space manufacturing through a new NASA research grant.
The College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences Welcomes Third Cohort of the Teacher Scholars AcademySeptember 20, 2021
The Teacher Scholars Academy is a select group of high-achieving teacher candidates who embody leadership qualities and commitment to their communities.
Announcing a Degree Name Change: the Ph.D. in Biomechanics and KinesiologyAugust 03, 2021
The College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences is excited to announce a degree name change, effective Aug. 2021, for the Doctorate (Ph.D.) in Biomechanics and Kinesiology, previously the Doctorate in Exercise Science.
MOEC Program, Metro-Omaha Raise Me To Read, Recognized for Supporting Early School SuccessMay 12, 2021
MOEC program, Metro-Omaha Raise Me To Read, recognized as a 2021 Bright Spot Community Member for supporting early school success.
How UNO is Pushing the Parameters of Exo and Prosthetic ResearchMarch 16, 2021
Researchers at the University of Nebraska at Omaha are uncovering fundamental biomechanics principles to assist critical patient populations, and Humotech is helping.
MOVCENTR Pilot Project Funding Opportunity AnnouncementJanuary 20, 2021
UNO’s Center for Research in Human Movement Variability (MOVCENTR) announces Pilot Project funding opportunities for the 2021-2022 academic year; proposals due by March 15.