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).
The University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) Bachelor of General Studies is getting a new name. Beginning with the 2017 fall semester, the name of the degree is changing to the Bachelor of Multidisciplinary Studies.
In 2014, the AFL-CIO created a Commission on Racial and Economic Justice. It reported its finding earlier this year.
It might seem like a long way off, but the 2020 Census is right around the corner. In in little over two years, census forms and postcards allowing online completion of the census for the first time will be in the mail. Many things will occur between now and the “Census Day” of April 1, 2020 to ensure that each person and housing unit are counted once, only once, and in the right place.
The Grace Abbott School of Social Work welcomed a new advisor and two new faculty members in August.
The Department of Gerontology is launching its new campaign, The Courage to Care, as a way to encourage prospective students and mid-career professionals to consider a future in aging.
Two UNO Emergency Management students just experienced the trip of a lifetime while attending the Japan: Learning from Disasters Field Mission.
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