2016 News Release Archive
Faculty Focus: Sandra Rodríguez-ArroyoDecember 23, 2016
Sandra Rodríguez-Arroyo, assistant professor of Teacher Education, discusses the importance of readying future educators for teaching English language learners
Dr. Becky Pasco Recognized with Distinguished Service AwardDecember 23, 2016
Dr. Becky Pasco, a long-time fixture in UNO's Library Science program was recently recognized with a Distinguished Service Award from the Nebraska School Librarians Association
Millions in Funding Will Help Fight Artery DiseaseDecember 12, 2016
A $2 million grant to UNO is funding first-of-its-kind research that could have an enormous impact on the more than 8 million Americans affected by peripheral artery disease.
Alumna Gives $100,000 to Support Early Childhood Education StudentsDecember 09, 2016
The Montessori Foundation of Nebraska and its president, UNO alumna Dr. LaVonne Plambeck, have given $100,000 to provide scholarship and fellowship awards to students enrolled in the UNO College of Education.
Reaching Incarcerated YouthNovember 16, 2016
A joint project between the Library Science program and Papillion’s Sump Memorial Public Library brings book bundles to incarcerated teens
STEM Leadership Team and Citywide STEM Ecosystem Effort Recently HonoredNovember 09, 2016
University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) STEM Leadership Team and Citywide STEM Ecosystem effort honored at the 17th annual Engagement Scholarship Consortium (ESC) Conference
UNO Athletic Training Student Completes Dream Internship with Green Bay PackersOctober 25, 2016
University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) Athletic Training Student, Takeaki Ando, recently completed a dream internship with the Green Bay Packers.
Biomechanics Researcher Finds Shoe Stiffness Impacts Energy UseJuly 19, 2016
A new study led by a University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) researcher shows one key element of shoe design can significantly impact the energy cost of walking.
Sping 2016 CommencementMay 25, 2016
Congratulations to our recent alumni who graduated this spring at Baxter Arena!
Seven UNO College of Education Alumni Named 2016 Alice Buffett Outstanding TeachersMay 17, 2016
The award is given annually to 15 OPS teachers who demonstrate exceptional dedication to their students and classrooms.
Fulbright Program Sends Mavericks Across the GlobeMay 09, 2016
As Spring semester comes to a close, meet two College of Education Mavericks who are continuing their research with an international adventure.
Sping 2016 COE GraduatesMay 03, 2016
Congratulations to our recent alumni who graduated this spring with honors!
Faculty Members Named Recipients of University of Nebraska Teaching, Research and Engagement AwardMay 02, 2016
University of Nebraska President Hank Bounds announced the 2016 winners of the university’s most prestigious awards for teaching, research and engagement. The recipients include COE's Dr. Neal Grandgenett and Dr. Elliott Ostler.
Biomechanics: The Future in MotionApril 11, 2016
UNO's newest department, and its students, are making Omaha the nation's destination for movement and mobility research.
Atheltic Training Students Intern with MLB TeamsApril 04, 2016
Three graduate Athletic Training students intern for MLB teams. This was the first year UNO students have been awarded the prestigious and competitive opportunity, offered by the Japan Baseball Athletic Trainers Society in conjunction with the Professional Baseball Athletic Trainers Society.
COE Professor Receives High Teaching HonorMarch 30, 2016
Ferial Pearson is the recipient of the 2016 Kennedy Center/Stephen Sondheim Inspirational Teacher Award. She started the Secret Kindness Agent Project with students at Ralston High School and has since helped over 30 other communities start kindness projects, wrote a book and started a Facebook Page with the students.
2016 Student Research and Creative Activity FairMarch 01, 2016
55 student participants will represent the College of Education in the 2016 Student Research and Creative Fair, a student-centered showcase of scholastic endeavors and achievements.
Our Students, Our Future.February 16, 2016
Our students are a clear reflection of our relationships - from the support of our donors to our faculty members - they are continually innovating, persevering, and excelling through the challenges and opportunities they encounter.
Community Counseling Clinic: Accessible for AllFebruary 09, 2016
The Department of Counseling’s Community Clinic provides UNO students and residents of the Omaha metro community with a unique option for accessing affordable quality mental health services.
Engineering Education: Reaching New HorizonsFebruary 09, 2016
For Derrick Nero, engineering isn’t just another STEM content area, it’s his expertise, and so is teaching. He’s making it his mission to improve engineering instruction for educators and students, from project conception through production.
Sitdown with Haddix STEM Community Chair, Dr. Neal GrandgenettFebruary 09, 2016
From teacher preparation to community partnerships and from emerging technologies to cutting-edge research, we are committed to advancing the UNO campus priority of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Education. Our efforts provide rich learning experiences for students, faculty, and community partners.