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Barbara Weitz Community Engagement Center

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Curious People Series, Information and Speakers

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Welcome to the Barbara Weitz Community Engagement Center!

The Barbara Weitz Community Engagement Center (CEC) is a one-of-a-kind place, designed to combine great ideas and organizations with the boundless energy of the University of Nebraska Omaha (UNO) campus. Every day, in our meeting rooms, hallways, and building partner offices, people build mutually beneficial collaborations and find creative ways to make a difference in our community.

CEC Operations and Events Updates

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Collaboration Begins Here.

Our building partner organizations have the opportunity to work in a place where they benefit from unique access to UNO faculty, staff, and student resources, other UNO and community building partners.

CEC Welcomes NAMI Nebraska as New Community Building Partner

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Betty Love, Ph.D., professor of mathematics, works with students during a lesson to her Introduction to Mathematical and Computational Thinking course, which was developed as a new mathematics general education course through NSF funding in 2018. Now, Love and a team of faculty are poised to innovate within general education math curriculum once again.

Math and Service Learning Collide Through Research, Course Funded by NSF Grant

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Jess' Resource Center

The Union Pacific Atrium is a special place to honor the legacy of Jessica Lutton Bedient, who was best known for her passion for helping others in her community and around the world.

Jess joined the University of Nebraska Foundation in 2008, and in 2010, she lost her life in a car accident.

Read more about Jess' extraordinary life and commitment to the community.