OMAHA - More than 200 projects created by students at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) will be on display on Friday, March 6, 2015, as part of UNO’s Seventh Annual Student Research and Creative Activity Fair.
From 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at UNO’s Criss Library, students from all six colleges at UNO and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s (UNL) College of Engineering will be on hand to share the results of their research and/or creative activity projects.
Members of the Omaha community who want to learn about and discuss a wide variety of topics – from anthropology to visual communication – are welcome to attend this free event. Parking will be available in Lot T in the East parking garage, as well as in the Crossroads garage at 72nd and Cass Streets with a free shuttle to campus.
Project titles include everything from “Freak Fatale: The Nineteenth-Century Freak Show and Carroll’s 'Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland'” to "Effects of 3D Video Gaming on Visual Spatial Awareness" to "The Role of the Percussionist in the Andean Musical Styles of Chacarera and Zamba” to “Like My Terrorist Site? Pin It!”
“The Seventh Annual Research and Creative Activity Fair promises to be the most diverse and exciting showcase of our students’ work to date,” said Scott Snyder, associate vice chancellor for research and creative activity. “I am honored to invite the UNO and Omaha communities to discover and celebrate the ongoing scholarly pursuits of our students in research and creative activity at UNO.”
The fair, which is sponsored by UNO’s Office of Research and Creative Activity and the Criss Library, features students ranging from undergraduates to doctoral students, with awards being presented for the best projects.
Winners will be named in two categories: poster presentations/demonstrations and oral presentations/performance. Judges for the event are members of the Omaha community and are made up of business and non-profit leaders, UNO alumni and other friends of the University.
A detailed schedule for the day can be found at: http://www.unomaha.edu/orca/rcaf.php .
Any event questions should be directed to the Office of Research and Creative Activity at 402.554.2286 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Media requests should be directed to Charley Reed, associate director of media relations, at email@example.com or 402.554.2129.
About the University of Nebraska at Omaha
Located in one of America’s best cities to live, work and learn, the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) is Nebraska’s premier metropolitan university. With more than 15,000 students enrolled in 200-plus programs of study, UNO is recognized nationally for its online education, graduate education, military friendliness and community engagement efforts. Founded in 1908, UNO has served learners of all backgrounds for more than 100 years and is dedicated to another century of excellence both in the classroom and in the community.