2017 News Release Archive
INDIGENIST ExhibitNovember 09, 2017
Check out INDIGENIST, an art exhibit that celebrates Native American Heritage Month, now on display at the Weitz CEC.
New UNO and Community Building Partners SelectedOctober 30, 2017
Find out who has been selected as the new UNO and community building partner organizations.
Weitz CEC Applications for Space, Now AvailableAugust 01, 2017
Apply to work in a place where shared values and collaborative spaces bring together a diverse array of community and UNO organizations.
2017 Marian Ivers Community Service Leadership AwardAugust 21, 2017
UNO undergraduate students who are eligible can now apply.
Profiles and Portraits – A Hybrid CIRCLEMay 31, 2017
See how middle school aged girls participating in this program are encouraged and mentored, projecting a positive self-image into visual art.
Dodge Street Overpass RestorationJune 20, 2017
Omaha's iconic Dodge Street Overpass turns 50 years old in 2018. To celebrate this milestone, the resident-led 'Friends of the Bridge' public-private partnership initiative is actively pursuing funding to maintain the overpass for future generations.
Julie Dierberger and UNO's Service Learning AcademyMay 22, 2017
The P-16 initiative is a unique model in the U.S., and it began right here at UNO in 2008.
NET Broadcast Tower Removal to Impact Campus and Weitz CECMay 04, 2017
After nearly four decades on the UNO campus, the NET broadcast tower next to the College of Public Affairs and Community Service building and Allwine Hall is coming down.
Edouardo Zendejas and UNO's Tribal Management and Emergency ServicesMay 22, 2017
Tribal Management and Emergency Services (TMES) is an academic organization that focuses on Native American outreach.
18th Annual Goldstein Lecture to Feature ENSLAVED ExhibitJanuary 25, 2017
An exhibit of modern day slavery will be held in tandem with the 18th Annual Shirley and Leonard Goldstein Lecture on Human Rights, featuring humanitarian photographer Lisa Kristine.
18th Annual Promoting the General Welfare ConferenceFebruary 02, 2017
Explore expanding the boundaries of democracy with nationally renowned speakers at its Promoting the General Welfare Conference.
7 Days of ServiceFebruary 28, 2017
Join UNO and the Office of Civic and Social Responsibility (OCSR) for 7 Days of Service starting March 18!
2nd Annual John Trudell Lecture in Native American StudiesJanuary 10, 2017
Professor Amy Lonetree focuses on twentieth century Ho-Chunk history and cultural performance through an examination of the Stand Rock Indian Ceremonial, a historical pageant attended by thousands of tourists.
Joe Allen | Volunteer AssessmentFebruary 02, 2017
Joe Allen, Ph.D., is an associate professor who has served hundreds of nonprofits.
Nonprofit Leadership AllianceFebruary 03, 2017
Opportunities to attend workshops and other events sponsored by the UNO Nonprofit Leadership Alliance.
Omaha Permaculture Monthly Public MeetingFebruary 03, 2017
Join Omaha Permaculture at their monthly public meeting to find out more about sustainable land stewardship.
We Are Steubenville Theater PerformanceNovember 17, 2016
A documentary theater show that will perform live based on the true story and material of the Steubenville case.
Super Service SaturdayJanuary 25, 2017
Join the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) community in a day of service to others that will help the community at large.
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