International Programs News
Sunday, January 16, 2022
UNO Hosts First 'Passport Days' as Part of the Maverick Passport Project
This fall semester, UNO Education Abroad held the first ever Passport Days, supporting 39 of the 73 students receiving their first U.S. Passport through the Maverick Passport Project. Read on to learn more about the event and hear directly from students about their enthusiasm at being selected for the program, and for details on how to apply for the 18 remaining awards.
International Education Week 2021
Join UNO's International Programs to celebrate International Education Week (IEW) this November. Events throughout the week highlight UNO's global community and ways to experience international education in Omaha. Register for a lecture, visit the Global Marketplace, see faraway places through live virtual tours, and connect locally at Refugee Day.
$4 Million Grant to UNO Brings Young Southeast Asian Leaders to the U.S.
The mission of the intensive, short-term exchange program is to provide participants with civic engagement, leadership and collaboration skills; cultivate an understanding of American culture, values, and institutions; and foster relations between the U.S. and Southeast Asian nations. The State Department’s Educational and Cultural Affairs Bureau oversees YSEALI and other international exchanges.
Ambassadors Forum Provides Insight into Africa's Role in the Contemporary World
Burlington Capital International, University of Nebraska at Omaha’s International Programs, and University of Nebraska Lincoln welcomed three former U.S. Ambassadors to the UNO campus on October 25th and the UNL campus on October 26th for the 10th annual Nebraska Ambassadors Forum.
UNO Experts on Afghanistan Offer Support, Insight Amid Crisis
Local, national, and international media outlets have relied on the analysis and expertise from staff within UNO's Center for Afghanistan Studies following the Taliban's rapid takeover of Afghanistan.
UNO Welcomes New YSEALI Fellows in U.S. Department of State Program
The University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) is pleased to welcome its tenth Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) Institute on Civic Engagement.
UNO Alum and Entrepreneur Gives Back Through the Maverick Passport Project
Michael Blakely, UNO class of 2014, repeat study abroad participant, and CEO of InterOperate is leveraging his success to help current Mavericks study abroad. Blakely and his company, InterOperate, have donated funding to help 25+ UNO students obtain their first passport. Read on to hear his story and why the Maverick Passport Project is one of his passion projects!