The University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) is proud to host this year’s Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities (CUMU) conference, Oct. 11-13.
This year’s theme, Love of Place: The Metropolitan University Advantage, honors anchor institutions in urban and metropolitan communities.
The three-day conference will kick off Sunday with an opening symposium at UNO's one-of-a-kind Barbara Weitz Community Engagement Center. The facility will be open for touring following the symposium. Monday and Tuesday, participants will be at the Embassy Suites Old Market, taking part in a wide variety of panels and presentations.
Want to know more about the CUMU conference? Check out these quick facts:
294 people from 32 U.S. states and three Canadian providences are attending this year’s conference.
After Omaha, the next two cities with the highest attendance are Towson, Maryland, and Evansville, Indiana.
CUMU features 195 speakers from 50 different institutions.
Conference speakers represent a total of 27 states.
The event includes 45 concurrent sessions and two poster sessions.
75 student, faculty, and staff volunteers are helping make this conference possible.
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