2013 News Release Archive
UNO Professors Nominated for Literary PrizeDecember 03, 2013
UNO's Miles Waggener and Art Homer are nominated for the 2015 Pushcart Prize, which celebrates the best literature during the previous year from small press publications
UNO Students Earn State Department Scholarships to Study AbroadDecember 02, 2013
Darcy Covert and Michael Owen will be traveling for the Spring 2014 semester thanks to $5,000 scholarships from the Department of State.
UNO Alumni Assoc. Earns Regional AwardsDecember 10, 2013
The UNO Alumni Association was recognized for its work over the last year with 11 regional awards from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE).
Midtown Gallery to Feature UNO Student ArtworkDecember 04, 2013
Eight art students from UNO will open a self-curated exhibit at a Midtown gallery space beginning Saturday, Dec. 7.
Information Science Students Host High School HackathonDecember 06, 2013
Student group NULLify invites Omaha high schools to compete for prizes in hackathon
Commencement Ceremonies Celebrate Work of 1,200December 10, 2013
UNO's 2013 December Commencement will take place on Saturday, Dec. 21, during two ceremonies, which take place at 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. inside the Lee and Helene Sapp Fieldhouse
Free HPER Facility Access for Military Until Jan. 31December 12, 2013
UNO's School of HPER along with MaV USO have announced that, through Jan. 31, the HPER building will be free to any active duty military member on leave
Mammel Hall Commons Gets New NameDecember 17, 2013
In honor of a gifts made to UNO, Mammel Hall's atrium is dedicated to real estate developer Ted M. Seldin
Online Services Downtime Dec. 27 & 29November 24, 2015
On Friday, Dec. 27, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Dec. 29 from 8 a.m. to noon, most UNO online services will be unavailable due to the upgrade of the campus border routers.
Omaha Students Organize Art Exhibition of Muralist Louis GrellNovember 24, 2015
Famed muralist Louis Grell, an Iowa native, has had his artwork showcased all over the United States, but never in one place - until now.
Student PR Firm to Host 'Santa Paws' FundraiserNovember 24, 2015
MaverickPR, UNO's student public relations firm, is hosting its seventh annual Santa Paws event for metro-area pets
UNO Student Earns National Award for Cancer Research at STEM ConferenceNovember 24, 2015
Biology student Brittany Conroy earned First Place at this year's Sigma Xi Student Research Conference for her work on cellular modeling and its benefits in early-detection of blood-based cancers.
Student Art Showcase Nov. 24 - Dec. 21November 24, 2015
Seventeen students from UNO's BFA and BASA programs are showcasing their final thesis projects before graduation.
Roskens Gift Establishes UNO College of Education DeanshipNovember 24, 2015
Two names synonymous with excellence in education are now permanently associated with the University of Nebraska at Omaha College of Education’s leadership.
Aviation Students Earn Spot in National CompetitionNovember 24, 2015
For the fifth straight year the UNO student aviation team, the Flying Mavs, will compete nationally after finishing second in their region at the National Intercollegiate Flying Association (NIFA) competition.
UNO Dean Earns Third EmmyNovember 24, 2015
Gail F. Baker, dean of the College of Communication, Fine Arts and Media at UNO, recently earned her third Emmy Award for her work on a feature-length documentary on race.
World's Largest Community Engagement Library to be Housed at UNONovember 24, 2015
The Barbara A. Holland Collection for Service Learning and Community Engagement will include 10,000-plus volumes of research and be maintained by the Criss Library
UNO Nation's Top Public University for VetsNovember 24, 2015
UNO was named the top public university and the second-ranked university overall for military friendliness in 2014 by the Military Times.
First Set of Approved Partners Named for New Engagement Center at UNONovember 24, 2015
UNO has announced today the results of its first round of applications for space at our new Community Engagement Center as well as the deadline for new applications.
UNO PR Students, Advisor Earn National AwardsNovember 24, 2015
MaverickPR, UNO's student-run PR firm, was recognized as one of the nation’s best during the 2013 National Conference for the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA).
Ambassador to Headline Sokolof LectureNovember 24, 2015
Ambassador Stuart E. Eizenstat will visit UNO on October 23, to speak at the 5th annual Ruth and Phil Sokolof Lecture Series.
Baker Lecture Series Kicks Off with Cather LectureNovember 24, 2015
Andrew Jewell (UNL) will present a program on Willa Cather on Nov. 7, at 7 p.m.
UNO Professor Releases Findings on Gender RolesNovember 24, 2015
A new paper published by a group of UNO scientists has clearly shown that 'science' has no rigid proscriptions for what male and female roles are.
Service Learning Partnership to Send Students to Boarding School MuseumNovember 24, 2015
Students participating in the UNO Service Learning Academy project Sacred Circle will spend Tuesday, October 29 with South High Magnet School students at the Genoa Indian Boarding School Museum in Genoa, Neb.
Renowned Thomas Jefferson Scholars to Visit UNO Oct. 30November 24, 2015
Two of the nation’s most influential Thomas Jefferson scholars will visit UNO on Wednesday, Oct. 30.
Williams Named President of NASPAANovember 24, 2015
The director of UNO's School of Public Administration is now head of the world’s largest accrediting body for public affairs programs.
Native American Film Festival Begins Nov. 1November 24, 2015
Native American stories, actors and directors will be the focus of a special film festival, running from Nov. 1 through Nov. 3.
Spanish Brass in Concert at UNO Nov. 24November 24, 2015
Spanish Brass, the world-renowned brass ensemble, will perform on Nov. 24 at 7 p.m. in the Strauss Performing Arts Center.
Expert Panel to Field Questions at Middle East ForumOctober 18, 2013
Faculty from UNO are hosting a public forum to discuss current events topics in the Middle East
Gift to Benefit UNO's STEM InitiativesOctober 17, 2013
A donation from the Kahn Family Foundation will create the Sophie and Feodora Kahn Professorship in Biology.
Nebraska Council on Economic Education Celebrates 50 YearsOctober 15, 2013
Started in 1963, the Nebraska Council on Economic Education helps promote the importance of economic education in Nebraska and Iowa K-12 schools
Students Give Back to Community During Fall BreakOctober 15, 2013
More than 800 students will be giving up their Fall Break to help 20 different nonprofit organizations during Three Days of Service.
Students to Survey Council Districts for UNO Service ProjectOctober 14, 2013
Elementary, Middle and High School students will team with political science students from UNO to survey Omaha’s city council’s districts
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