The Department of Gerontology is offering the popular lecture series, “Begin With the End in Mind" in Spring 2018. Check out the list of topics, save the dates, and reserve your seat today.
Amy Anderson, School of Criminology and Criminal Justice, and her colleagues, used data from four decades of the General Social Survey to find what is driving support and opposition to the death penalty. They found that age, race, politics and religion influence opinions about the death penalty, but that these may not have the effect you expect.
Christine Reed, School of Public Administration, has been named the new interim director for the UNO Center for Urban Sustainability. The goal of the Center is to work across all colleges on the UNO campus to find ways that engaged research can provide tangible benefits to the city of Omaha and its citizens.
A new study by faculty members of the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice will examine the potential link between correctional officers’ degree of exposure to stressful experiences in prison, such as an assault, and the development of long-term mental and physical health problems.
GASSW faculty, staff, and students presented research on rural mental health at the recent Council on Social Work Education's Annual Program Meeting in Dallas, Texas.
Gina Toman’s leadership experience in CPACS as as assistant dean of CPACS and director of the Division of Continuing Studies has prepared her for her newest role as faculty human resources officer and assistant to the senior vice chancellor.
Rebecca Lutte, Ph.D., Aviation Institute, was awarded the V.L. Laursen Award for Outstanding Contributions to Aerospace Education at the 70th Annual University Aviation Association.
A team of scholars led by Assistant Professor DeeDee Bennett, Ph.D., from UNO's emergency services program, has received $300,000 for a two-year project that seeks to increase the recruitment, retention and matriculation of racial and ethnic minorities in STEM Ph.D. programs contributing to hazards and disaster research.
On Friday, Sept. 22, UNO associate professor Angela Eikenberry was named president-elect for the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA).
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