2022 News Release Archive
UNO Puts Focus on Students, Social Mobility, and Workforce Development as Part of University of Nebraska’s “Only in Nebraska” CampaignNovember 21, 2022
The "Only in Nebraska: A Campaign for Our University’s Future" campaign will create additional scholarships to help make education affordable, attract more students and keep them in Nebraska. It also will invest in programs such as learning communities which help retain students, provide mentorship and guidance and ensure their timely degree completion.
When Opportunity Knocks, We Need to Say Thank YouNovember 10, 2022
The Flying Mavs, had a unique opportunity when fourteen team members got to fly a Boeing 747-200 Level D Simulator. The device is run by CymSTAR, a contractor for the military that provides training to U.S. Air Force pilots who fly the Boeing E4B.
CPACS Helps You Fast Track Your Master's DegreeOctober 31, 2022
The College of Public Affairs and Community Service’s (CPACS) new Fast Track programs in criminology and criminal justice as well as urban studies, provide an opportunity to decide if graduate school is right for you.
UNO Division of Continuing Studies Receives 2022 Malcolm Knowles AwardOctober 31, 2022
The University of Nebraska at Omaha’s Division of Continuing Studies (DCS) received the 2022 Malcolm Knowles Award for Outstanding Adult Education Program Leadership.
The Omaha Flying Mavs Soar into Regional CompetitionOctober 25, 2022
The University of Nebraska at Omaha Flight Team, The Flying Mavs, earned their 14th consecutive bid to the National Intercollegiate Flying Association (NIFA) National Safety and Flight Evaluation Conference (SAFECON) by placing 2nd in the Region 6 SAFECON held October 17 – 22, 2022, in Salina, KS.
UNO Center for Public Affairs Research Receives Inclusive Ecosystems GrantOctober 10, 2022
Growing the number of entrepreneurs in Nebraska is a tremendous opportunity for economic development; however, Nebraska has struggled to attract and grow new businesses over the past several years. Now, the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation is granting UNO CPAR $310,000 to conduct original research on the impacts of representation and decision-making in the entrepreneurship ecosystem.
Brennan Institute Launches Podcast About Labor IssuesOctober 07, 2022
The William Brennan Institute for Labor Studies has launched a monthly audio podcast titled What Does Labor Want? to discuss relevant and timely issues which impact the lives of Nebraska wage earners, union members, and the labor movement.
Training and Supervision Academy Supports Social Workers Throughout Their CareersOctober 06, 2022
GATSA is built on a lifespan career development model that includes not only training for recent graduates and career professionals, but also, clinical hour supervision and preparation for board examinations.
Underserved Law Opportunity Program Applications Now OpenSeptember 30, 2022
The Underserved Law Opportunities Program (ULOP) is now accepting applications from qualified University of Nebraska Omaha (UNO) students. ULOP is an academic and career pipeline program between UNO and UNL's Nebraska College of Law designed to encourage more students from underrepresented communities to pursue legal education. Deadline to apply is October 7, 2022.
Juvenile Justice Researcher Studies Singapore Reentry ProgramSeptember 27, 2022
Anne Hobbs recently returned from the first of three visits to Singapore under a Flex Fulbright research project to study how religion, relationships, and resources impact prisoner reentry in Singapore. This is just the beginning of a bigger plan of what she hopes will become a broad community outreach project.
2022 Nebraska Youth Survey Results Indicate Preference for Small CommunitiesSeptember 12, 2022
Greater Nebraska youth remain committed to small communities but there is work to be done in showing them they can have the future they want in their hometowns, according to Nebraska Community Foundation’s new 2022 Youth Survey, conducted in partnership with UNO Center for Public Affairs Research.
Wear Black, Give Back | CPACS EditionSeptember 12, 2022
Thanks to all our wonderful donors for your support and generous gifts totaling $84,264.51.
John Bartle Receives National Award for Lifetime Scholarly AchievementSeptember 12, 2022
John Bartle, Ph.D., dean of the UNO College of Public Affairs and Community Service, was awarded the Aaron B. Wildavsky Award honoring his lifetime achievement for scholarly work in the field of public budgeting and financial management.
CPACS Student Involvement Focuses on Addressing Community IssuesSeptember 01, 2022
It should come as no surprise that many CPACS student organization are created around the desire to address community issues. Afterall, CPACS was created to attack community problems and harness the intellectual power of the university to be part of the solution. Its students play an important role in that vision.
DCS Receives the 2022 CLEP - Military Achievement AwardAugust 23, 2022
The Division of Continuing Studies (DCS) is a recipient of the 2022 CLEP Honors - Military Achievement award.
Aviation is a Family Affair for Recent Graduate Scott LutteAugust 16, 2022
Aviation is a family affair for recent graduate Scott Lutte
Our Roots, Our History. Celebrating 50 Years of Growth and Excellence | UNO School of Public AdministrationAugust 15, 2022
The School of Public Administration (SPA) at UNO has roots that run deep, and their spread is wide. Celebrating 50 years of formal existence, the School’s presence in service and excellence is illustrated by the national respect it has garnered.
Grace Abbott School of Social Work welcomes a new director and faculty membersJuly 26, 2022
The Grace Abbott School of Social Work is pleased to welcome Von Nebbitt, PhD, as director of their school.
Goodrich Scholarship Program Celebrates its 50th AnniversaryJuly 11, 2022
It is remarkable that Goodrich is 50 years old! It all started from a call to action by Durward Belmont “Woody” Varner, the first President of the University of Nebraska system, to address the extreme sense of urgency to meet the educational and financial needs of low-income Nebraskans.
Gerontology sponsors events featuring Dr. Kenneth RockwoodJuly 11, 2022
This year's speaker for the Chuck Powell Lecture Series is Dr. Kenneth Rockwood from Dalhousie University.
Report Shares Challenges and Opportunities for Women in STEM in NebraskaJuly 01, 2022
Women in Nebraska's workforce frequently encounter and overcome gender barriers as they pursue careers in STEM fields, according to a new report released by the UNO Center for Public Affairs Research.
2021-2022 CPACS Annual Report Now LiveJune 13, 2022
This year's College of Public Affairs and Community Service (CPACS) report focuses on “Reflecting Forward,” in honor of our 50th Anniversary.
Not a Coincidence. A Top CPACS School Director Chosen for NU Leadership ProgramJune 01, 2022
Gaylene Armstrong, director of the UNO School of Criminology and Criminal Justice, is one of four UNO faculty recently chosen for NU’s Developing Excellence in Academic Leaders (NU DEAL) inaugural cohort program.
Madeline Adams' national graduation story starts and finishes at UNOJune 01, 2022
80-year-old Madeline Adams found herself the focus of more than 150 national media stories with her UNO graduation in 2022, 60 years after she first started. Congratulations, Madeline!
CPACS Dean's Office Welcomes New AppointmentsApril 27, 2022
UNO’s College of Public Affairs and Community Service welcomes two appointments starting August 1, 2022.
UNO's New Labor Institute Leader Focuses on Nebraska's FutureApril 12, 2022
In his first year of leading the William Brennan Institute for Labor Studies, Jim Begley, director, is facing Nebraska’s workforce challenges with a new slant and head-on.
Awards Abound Among CPACS Faculty and Doctoral StudentsApril 12, 2022
International, national and regional awards have been garnered on our faculty and doctoral student this spring. Learn of their inspirations and motivations leading them to these elite awards.
CPACS Graduate Programs Climb 2023 U.S. News RankingsApril 12, 2022
UNO’s College of Public Affairs and Community Service houses highly ranked graduate programs; programs among the best in the nation.
2022 CPACS Alumni Award Winners AnnouncedFebruary 24, 2022
From excellence in the classroom to the community, these stellar alumni are being honored at this year's 2022 CPACS Alumni Awards Reception on March 10.
Nonprofit Professor Connects Current Students and Alumni Across the Globe through Fulbright Scholar ExperienceFebruary 24, 2022
One of UNO’s professors provides lifelong memories and connections to students and alumni through Fulbright Scholar Experience.
Community Engaged Grant Awarded to the Center for Public Affairs ResearchFebruary 08, 2022
The Center for Public Affairs Research (CPAR) at the University of Nebraska Omaha (UNO) has received a $1.486 million grant for 2.5 years to continue their work to support and grow rural transit in Nebraska.
UNO STEPs and Nebraska DHHS Investigate Impacts of COVID-19 Pandemic on Substance Use and Drug Overdoses in NebraskaFebruary 08, 2022
UNO's Support and Training for the Evaluation of Programs (STEPs) partnered with the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (NE DHHS) Drug Overdose Prevention (DOP) program to study the impact of COVID-19 on substance use disorder treatment and drug overdose prevention.
UNO Students Share Solutions to International IssuesJanuary 29, 2022
An international criminal justice class, taught by UNO's Anne Hobbs, J.D., Ph.D., tackles current affairs with final project.
UNO Aviation Students Participate in Leadership Day at Southwest AirlinesJanuary 29, 2022
Students within the UNO Aviation Institute participated in Leadership Day at the Southwest Airlines Training Facility in Dallas, Texas.
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