The Center for Public Affairs Research collaborated with the Nebraska Department of Transportation, the Nebraska Safety Center, and the Nebraska Association of Transportation Providers to organize events throughout Nebraska for the 2018 Nebraska Public Transit Week, held April 8-14.
Goodrich faculty, Todd Richardson, is the co-director for the 63rd Annual Willa Cather Spring Conference in Red Cloud, held May 31-June 2, 2018.
UNO's nationally-ranked School of Criminology and Criminal Justice will welcome two new faculty members in the fall of 2018. Teresa Kulig, Ph.D. and Tara Richards, Ph.D. will both be joining the School as assistant professors.
The Grace Abbott School of Social Work is offering more than 18 professional development events in 2018.
In March 2018, five members of UNO’s chapter of Alpha Eta Rho were offered the opportunity to travel to Duluth, Minnesota, to visit the Cirrus Aircraft headquarters.
In March 2018, the William Brennan Institute for Labor Studies (WBILS) sponsored its 19th annual Promoting the Welfare conference in UNO’s Barbara Weitz Community Engagement Center. Nearly 100 union members, community members, and the public were present to learn about the issues dear to both organized labor and the general welfare of the nation.
NCJR has published a research brief outlining recommendations for best practice standards for the use of restricted housing with juveniles.
The Division of Continuing Studies welcomed a new director in March 2018: Christine Billings.
In their 2019 “Best Graduate Schools Rankings,” U.S. News and World Report identified UNO’s College of Public Affairs and Community Service as the home to five top-25 programs, four of which are in the top 15 in their field.
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