2015 News Release Archive
YMCA of Greater Omaha Archives Marks 150th AnniversaryDecember 08, 2016
The “YMCA of Greater Omaha: 150 Years of Providing First” exhibit will be at the Durham Museum through January 8, 2017.
HPER Closed Dec. 28December 27, 2015
Due to the impending winter weather, HPER will be closed on Monday, December 28.
HPER Access for Service Members on LeaveDecember 23, 2015
Providing wellness opportunities for those who have served our country
UNO Announces Alumni, Foundation IntegrationDecember 23, 2015
Alumni staff to join foundation staff in integrated advancement model
Best of 2015: The Year in PhotosDecember 23, 2015
A look back at the year that was through photographs taken by University of Nebraska Omaha (UNO) multimedia specialist Ryan Henriksen.
Use Main Entrance for Hockey Exhibition GameDecember 22, 2015
Due to the low number of expected attendance, the student entrance will not be open for the hockey exhibition game January 2.
Students Awarded National Study Abroad ScholarshipDecember 21, 2015
Three UNO students have been awarded a prestigious State Department scholarship
Make a Commit to Fit New Year's ResolutionDecember 19, 2015
Let the Wellness Center Help you Make a New Year's Resolution
New York Times Faculty ResourcesDecember 19, 2015
Faculty members are eligible for a free home delivery of the New York Times.
UCAT Pre-Conference WorkshopDecember 18, 2015
The Center for Faculty Excellence is hosting a “Pre-Conference” workshop today, February 1, 2016.
New JOLLAS Issue OnlineDecember 18, 2015
The Journal of Latino/Latin American Studies (JOLLAS) has recently published an issue online that focuses on the experiences of Latino college students in the U.S.
Best of 2015: Research Making an ImpactDecember 17, 2015
Innovative new ideas from faculty and students
Robots from "Star Wars" Are Close to Becoming RealityDecember 15, 2015
UNO professor Raj Dasgupta talks about technologies depicted in the classic sci-fi series.
Letterpress Exhibits to Open Art Gallery’s 2016 CalendarDecember 15, 2015
Celebrating the 100th anniversary of Harry Duncan’s birth – a nationally recognized letterpress printer who taught at UNO
New UNO Report on Omaha's Latino PopulationDecember 15, 2015
New study provides insight into changing face of the metro area
Score a Free Weekend Road TripDecember 12, 2015
Now through Dec. 31, win a free road trip with Zipcar!
UNO PRSSA's 9th Annual Santa Paws Raises $1,100 for No-Kill ShelterDecember 12, 2015
On Dec. 6, pet lovers and their animals visited the Bookworm for the annual Santa Paws event and raised almost $1,100 for Hearts United for Animals.
TTC Closed Dec. 21-23December 12, 2015
The Teaching and Technology Center (TTC) will be closed Dec. 21-23.
Teaching with Technology Sessions for Faculty | Spring 2016December 11, 2015
This spring, the Academic Partnership for Instruction is offering a series of development opportunities for faculty and staff.
UNO, OPS Students to Unveil North Omaha MuralDecember 09, 2015
Providing support to the Learning Community of Douglas and Sarpy Counties
Five Earn Certification from UNODecember 09, 2015
Educating those who to serve the state of Nebraska
Students Celebrate Aksarben HistoryDecember 07, 2015
An Honors Program poster presentation will detail the final projects of a special service-learning project
TEDxUNO 2016 is Sold Out!December 06, 2015
Tickets for TEDxUNO 2016 are now sold out. Stay tuned for updates about TEDxUNO 2017.
December 2015 Commencement | Important InformationDecember 04, 2015
Important information for students and faculty who are planning to participate in the December 2015 Commencement Ceremony
Important International Health Insurance InformationDecember 04, 2015
Have International Health Insurance? Check out these important reminders.
Call for Proposals Now Open! | Engagement Scholarship Consortium ConferenceDecember 04, 2015
Today, March 15, 2016, is the online submission deadline for proposal submissions.
Buffett Institute Holds Professional Development EventDecember 04, 2015
More than 200 teachers, caregivers, and other professionals attended the early childhood seminar
Best of 2015: Mavericks on the RiseDecember 01, 2015
Celebrating the largest incoming class in history
Best of 2015: Student Groups Celebrate SuccessDecember 01, 2015
These Mavericks earned national recognition
Best of 2015: TEDxUNONovember 30, 2015
In February, ten creative minds came to campus for the inaugural TEDxUNO
Best of 2015: UNO Best for VetsNovember 30, 2015
Recognized for outstanding support of all our military-affiliated students
Students to Highlight History of North OmahaNovember 25, 2015
The free symposium is set for Wednesday, Dec. 9
Mock Trial Team Claims Second Invitational WinNovember 25, 2015
The victory comes just a month after the team’s very first invitational win
Baxter Arena is Focus of Satellite Radio ShowNovember 25, 2015
The program runs at 11 a.m. on SiriusXM Channel 147
Technical Analysis Expert to Speak on CampusNovember 25, 2015
The industry leader's talk is set for Monday, Nov. 30
Student Awarded National Study Abroad ScholarshipNovember 24, 2015
A civil engineering student from the Peter Kiewit Institute will travel to Turkey this fall thanks to funding from the U.S. Department of State
NSF Grants to Fund Bioinformatics, Data Analysis ResearchNovember 24, 2015
The National Science Foundation awarded more than half-a-million dollars to UNO researchers
KANEKO, UNO Host Panel on Creative ProcessNovember 24, 2015
Thursday, March 12 marks the third session in the series “PROCESS: How Creative Thinking Gets Work Done” with a focus on project completion
Iran Deal, ISIS, Refugees To Be Discussed At Middle East ForumNovember 24, 2015
University experts will tackle hot topics during this fall's first Middle East Forum
UNO Theatre Concludes 2015-2016 Season with "Kwaidan"November 24, 2015
Performances April 13-16 and 20-23 in the Weber Fine Arts Building
Sizzlin’ Summer Activities AnnouncedNovember 24, 2015
Kick-start your summer at UNO with fun on and off campus activities
NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio to Speak at UNONovember 24, 2015
On Wednesday, April 15, the Mayor of New York City, Bill de Blasio will speak to campus and members of the public as the guest speaker for the 2015 Peter J. Hoagland lecture
UNO PRSSA Hosts Regional Conference April 17-19November 24, 2015
UNO's chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America will host the midwest regional conference on campus. The theme is "Building Blocks of a Brand."
Hockey Fans Can Take Advantage of Area ParkingNovember 24, 2015
There are many parking options throughout the Baxter Arena area
MavForensics Returns to National Top FiveNovember 24, 2015
For the third time in school history, and the first time in the last two years, UNO's MavForensics was named the No. 5 team in the country at this years American Forensics Association tournament
More Than 600 to Attend UNO Calculus BeeNovember 24, 2015
Representatives from nearly 20 schools across the metro area will come to UNO on Friday, April 10, to test their math knowledge
Spring Volunteer Fair TodayNovember 24, 2015
A university where more than 75 percent of incoming freshmen expect and seek community service opportunities
UNO Speech Team Named Best in NebraskaNovember 24, 2015
At this year's Nebraska Intercollegiate Forensics Association tournament, MavForensics was named best in the state, besting three other nationally-ranked teams
Kiewit Teacher Day Seeks to Improve STEM EducationNovember 24, 2015
Now in its second year, Kiewit Teacher Day is bringing Nebraska educators together with the world's best engineers
Aksarben Innovation Program to Benefit Start UpsNovember 24, 2015
The Aksarben Innovation Initiative has named nine start ups as members of its Summer 2015 Lean LaunchPad cohort
Study: TV Viewing Does Not Cause Social ProblemsNovember 24, 2015
A study from UNO Assistant Professor Joe Schwartz and Florida State Professor Kevin Beaver challenges the current belief that more television viewing as a child will lead to antisocial behavior later in life
UNO Theatre Presents: "As You Like It"November 24, 2015
Unleashing the creative spirit and expanding the imagination
Aging Workforce Seminar Brings CEOs to UNONovember 24, 2015
A collection of CEOs from Omaha's biggest companies will take part in a forum on the UNO campus on Wednesday, Sept. 9
New Reading Series to Feature Work of At-Risk YouthNovember 24, 2015
The first reading is set for Thursday, Sept. 17
Honors Students Give Back During BreakNovember 24, 2015
More than 70 honors students spent time during their Fall Break at the Council Bluffs Habitat for Humanity ReStore
Inclusive Early Childhood Major Approved for 2016November 24, 2015
A new major with a focus on inclusive early childhood education will be available at UNO beginning Fall 2016
UNO Goes Back to the FutureNovember 24, 2015
UNO Sr. Vice Chancellor B.J. Reed and UNO Archivist Les Valentine discuss UNO in 1985, 2015, and 2045
Next up for UNO Theatre: Animal FarmNovember 24, 2015
The adaptation builds on the classic novel's theme
UNO’s Paranormal Summit to Benefit Homeless VeteransNovember 24, 2015
The spooky summit is set for Friday, Oct. 23
Charlotte Evans Named Public Safety DirectorNovember 24, 2015
Beginning June 1, 2015, UNO Campus Security will be known as Public Safety and be led by Charlotte Evans
NSRI Names Research DirectorNovember 24, 2015
The University of Nebraska's National Strategic Research Institute (NSRI) has announced the hiring of Dr. William Charlton as its first research director
Graduating Seniors Showcase Art on CampusNovember 24, 2015
A group of 29 graduating seniors from the Department of Art and Art History will showcase their work beginning April 12
UNO Study: Community Size Affects Future OutlookNovember 24, 2015
A report from members of UNO's Center for Public Affairs Research has found strong differences in confidence in the future between urban and rural areas
Students Place Nationally at Aviation CompetitionNovember 24, 2015
Members of the UNO flight team competed nationally for the sixth straight year
Flags to Be Lowered Until May 26November 24, 2015
Mayor Stothert and Gov. Ricketts have ordered flags at half staff until 5 p.m. on Tuesday, May 26
U.S. Ambassadors Discuss Russia, EU at UNO ForumNovember 24, 2015
Four former U.S. Ambassadors will speak at the UNO campus at a free, public forum on topic of Russia and its recent actions
Recyling, Material Usage the Focus at Upcoming Brown Bag EventNovember 24, 2015
The UNO Sustainability Committee will discuss the future of UNO's policies regarding material use, recycling and waste disposal on Wednesday, Feb. 18
Lithuanian Folk Ensemble Set to Perform at UNONovember 24, 2015
The visit celebrates UNO’s sister university relationship with Lithuania's Siauliai University
Plenty on Agenda for UNO’s Next Middle East ForumNovember 24, 2015
The forum is set for Thursday, Oct. 22
UNO, Film Streams Partner for Screening of Israeli DramaNovember 24, 2015
The screening is set for Tuesday, Oct. 27
Summer 2015 UNO Magazine Available NowNovember 24, 2015
Explore UNO's unique connections to global water conservation
UNO Theatre Presents: FreakshowNovember 24, 2015
A story about a turn-of-the-century traveling freak show will be the UNO Theatre Department's first show of 2015
UNO Educator Attends National NASA WorkshopNovember 24, 2015
Amelia Squires, UNO's STEM Outreach Coordinator, recently got the chance to learn about NASA operations at the Johnson Space Center
Alvin and the Chipmunks Perform at Baxter ArenaNovember 24, 2015
Baxter Arena's first concert, Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Musical, will take place Tuesday, Oct. 27
Listen: Cybersecurity SeminarNovember 24, 2015
UNO's Matt Morton and other experts share tips on how to say safe online
Writers Set for Youth Reading SeriesNovember 24, 2015
After a successful premiere, the INTRODUCING reading series will continue Nov. 5
New Student Group Aims to Save LivesNovember 24, 2015
Be The Match On Campus encourages students to join the bone marrow registry
UNO Announces 2015 Winners of Andy Award for International JournalismNovember 24, 2015
Matthew Hansen from the Omaha World-Herald and freelance writer Leo Adam Biga have been named this year's winners
UNO Joins City to Raise Awareness of Deadly PestNovember 24, 2015
During the week of May 18, ribbons will be visible on ash trees across campus as a way to raise awareness of the emerald ash borer
UNO Volunteers Give Back During Fall BreakNovember 24, 2015
This year's Three Days of Service are Oct. 17, 19, and 20.
Symphony Musicians to Mentor UNO StudentsNovember 24, 2015
Music Mentors takes place Saturday, Oct. 17, at the Strauss Performing Arts Center
Community Invited to Relive UNO’s First Hockey GameNovember 24, 2015
Watch the Mavs' very first hockey game with other fans
Partnership Promotes Importance of ReadingNovember 24, 2015
The family reading program promotes literacy & early-language learning
UNO Study: Crime Top Metro Concern, Jobs Top Rural Concern in NENovember 24, 2015
UNO researchers have found that metropolitan residents and rural residents across the state agree on major concerns for their population areas
Speaker to Share Immigration Story On CampusNovember 24, 2015
Julissa Arce's story has made international headlines
Mother of Trayvon Martin to Speak at UNONovember 24, 2015
On Tuesday, Feb. 17, UNO will host Sybrina Fulton, the mother of Trayvon Martin, who will speak about the importance of social change
Fall 2015 Volunteer FairNovember 24, 2015
Discover local social issues, nonprofit organizations, and volunteer opportunities.
UNO, Salvation Army Partner to Stock Food PantriesNovember 24, 2015
For the 12th year in a row, members of the UNO Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity is partnering with the Salvation Army to help stock the shelves at area food pantries
Sustainability Brown Bag Focuses on Water UsageNovember 24, 2015
On Wednesday, Feb. 11, the campus community is invited to discuss how to improve UNO's water usage efforts to be more sustainable
Three Mavericks Earn Fulbright AwardsNovember 24, 2015
A globally oriented university with strong partnerships around the world
ROTC Cadets Earn Presidential CommissionsNovember 24, 2015
Twelve UNO ROTC cadets were honored with commissions, or will soon receive commissions, and placement in the U.S. Air Force and Army
Recent UNO Graduate Wins Entrepreneurship AwardNovember 24, 2015
Graduating senior Rachel Ostrander was named the top student entrepreneur in the University of Nebraska system on May 8
UNO Speech Team Hosts ShowcaseNovember 24, 2015
Before they take on national competition, MavForensics is hosting a showcase of their talents that is free and open to the public
OLLAS Art Exhibit Taking SubmissionsNovember 24, 2015
An OLLAS exhibit dedicated Latino/Latin American artists is taking submissions through Aug. 30
Religious Studies Professors Attend World ConferenceNovember 24, 2015
UNO's Curtis Hutt and Paul Williams join the top minds in their field for the 2015 World Congress in Germany
New Series Connects Military Students with EmployersNovember 24, 2015
Employees offered advice about transitioning into the workforce
Internationally Acclaimed Poet to Open Public Reading SeriesNovember 24, 2015
UNO alumna Erin Belieu will kick off this year's Writer's Workshop Reading Series
Public Art Display Features Oversized Clip ArtNovember 24, 2015
“User Friendly” uses familiar symbolism to address relevant issues
Mild Weather Helps With Move-In ManiaNovember 24, 2015
Mild weather and a lot of experience helped the busiest day of move-in go smoothly
National Agencies Join UNO for Tribal Emergency Management TrainingNovember 24, 2015
A first-of-its-kind partnership will offer training for tribal leaders
Nebraska to Receive $2 Million From NASA, UNONovember 24, 2015
In late April, NASA announced that UNO would receive another three years of research funding
Public Affairs College to Honor AlumniNovember 24, 2015
The College of Public Affairs and Community Service is partnering with the UNO Alumni Association to honor 11 of its alumni on Tuesday, March 31
OLLAS, Latino Orgs Host Leadership WorkshopNovember 24, 2015
OLLAS will join Council Bluffs' Fuerza y Unión Committee and El Centro Latino in hosting a leadership workshop on Oct. 10 and 11
UNO to Host Nebraska Geographic Bee March 27November 24, 2015
More than 100 students from across Nebraska will come to UNO for a chance to earn a place in the National Geographic Bee competition this May
Writer’s Workshop Series Continues with Poet, UNO AlumnaNovember 24, 2015
A reading by Susan Aizenberg is set for Wednesday, Oct. 14
UNO Administrator Joins Board of Latino NonprofitNovember 24, 2015
Dr. Theresa Barron-McKeagney will draw on her storytelling experience in a new role
UNO Announces Names of May 2015 GraduatesNovember 24, 2015
More than 1,900 students celebrated earning their degrees on Friday, May 8, and Saturday, May 9
UNO, UNMC Receive DARPA Contest PrizeNovember 24, 2015
On Tuesday, May 12, representatives from UNO will travel to Washington D.C. to receive an award from the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)
Listen to Global Studies Conference Keynote AddressNovember 24, 2015
Journalist and author Gregory Feifer spoke in-depth about Russia
Creative Sculptors to Open Masters and Music SeriesNovember 24, 2015
The 2015-2016 Masters and Music series begins Sunday, Oct. 11
UNO Student to Attend German Neuroscience ConferenceNovember 24, 2015
Shauna Kister is one of only 10 students from across the world to earn an all-expenses paid trip to an international neuroscience conference being held in Munich this month
Sustainability Brownbag Focuses on Energy Use, EmissionsNovember 24, 2015
On Wednesday, Feb. 4, members of UNO's Sustainability Committee will discuss the UNO Sustainability Master Plan and how it lays out ideas for reducing campus energy use
UNO Metro Poll Identifies 'Absolutely Essential' Elements for Successful CommunitiesNovember 24, 2015
The report was recently released by the UNO Center for Public Affairs Research
UNO Study Finds Rise in Pot Arrests, Incarcerations in NE's CO Border CountiesNovember 24, 2015
A study from UNO's Nebraska Center for Justice Research analyzes marijuana crime statistics from 2000 to 2013
UNO Study: Fertility Rate Gap Between Races, Ethnicities is ShrinkingNovember 24, 2015
A UNO analysis of recently-released data shows that race and ethnicity are playing a smaller role in determining fertility rates. In Nebraska, fertility rates remain above the national average.
Art Gallery to Feature a Look Back at Retired Professors’ WorkNovember 24, 2015
The exhibition celebrates the work of two recently retired artists/professors
UNO and UNMC Institute to Bring Biomedical Technology to the MarketplaceNovember 24, 2015
New biomedical institute to grow university research, technology transfer enterprise
Midwest Entrepreneurship ConferenceNovember 24, 2015
Equipping young professionals to launch their own business ventures
NU Prez: Keeping College AffordableNovember 24, 2015
NU President Hank Bounds discusses ways to keep college costs down
Omaha and UNO: Best for MillennialsNovember 24, 2015
Combining the resources of a doctoral research institution with a close-knit community
Natural Art Exhibit Celebrates Professor's WifeNovember 24, 2015
The paintings of Dr. Richard Stasiak's late wife, Diane, are on display at the Criss Library through Aug. 14
Winners Announced for Statewide Spanish Creative Writing ContestNovember 24, 2015
UNO and Humanities Nebraska have named the winners of the 2015 "Through Our Words" contest
Hannah Olson Invited to Fashion WeekNovember 24, 2015
Pioneering new ventures in design, from the Silicon Prairie to the Big Apple
Fall's First Middle East Forum Draws CrowdNovember 24, 2015
UNO experts weighed in on current events at the first Middle East Forum of the fall semester
Aviation Institute Celebrates 25 YearsNovember 24, 2015
Plans include a guest lecture and open house event
Celebration to Draw Attention to Importance of After-School ProgramsNovember 24, 2015
The public is invited to a free event full of fun family activities
New Program Helps Honors Students BondNovember 24, 2015
A new initiative from the UNO Honors Program seeks to build community at start of the school year
Veterans Games Draw Hundreds to CampusNovember 24, 2015
UNO was proud to host several competitions during the National Veterans Golden Age Games
UNO Welcomes New USSTRATCOM FellowsNovember 24, 2015
Bringing together university experts and civilian leaders in national security
Sustainability Brownbag Focuses on Community EngagementNovember 24, 2015
For the next 7 weeks, the UNO Sustainability Committee will hold an open campus forum to discuss portions of the Sustainability Master Plan.
Civic Engagement Grant Brings Southeast Asian Students to UNONovember 24, 2015
The students will study civic engagement and leadership while experiencing US culture
Sustainability Brown Bag: Campus Energy UsageNovember 24, 2015
On Wednesday, March 18, the UNO Sustainability Committee will hold its final campus forum
UNO Researchers Study Nebraska's Good Time LawNovember 24, 2015
Members of UNO's Nebraska Center for Justice Research have found that taking away earned good time does not deter inmates from reoffending
NCHC: Baxter Arena Builds on TraditionNovember 24, 2015
A recent feature by the National Collegiate Hockey Conference discusses how Omaha Athletics' new home builds on the work done by early coaches, players, and fans
UNO Brings Public School Advocate to OmahaNovember 24, 2015
An Omaha World-Herald article recently covered a visit by public school advocate Diane Ravitch
Student Launches Kickstarter for Poetry CollectionNovember 24, 2015
Writer's Workshop student Britny Cordera Doane will become the youngest published author in the history of UNO with 'Wingmakers'
UNO Releases Fall 2014 Deans, Chancellor's ListsNovember 24, 2015
Students who were successful in the classroom are being recognized today with inclusion on the Dean's or Chancellor's list for the Fall 2014 semester
Indonesian Composers to Present Two World Premieres at UNONovember 24, 2015
They made a 9,000-mile journey to bring their music to Omaha
UNO Partners With First National BankNovember 24, 2015
As of July 1, Omaha's First National Bank will be the official bank of the University of Nebraska at Omaha and UNO Athletics
Israel’s Consul General to Visit UNONovember 24, 2015
Israel's Consul General to the Midwest, Roey Gilad, will participate in a Middle East Forum with UNO faculty on March 19
Shia Cleric to Speak at UNONovember 24, 2015
A Shia cleric will visit UNO to discuss Islamic religion and terrorism
IT Event Brings 8th, 9th Grade Girls to UNO CampusNovember 24, 2015
A special summer edition of UNO's popular CodeCrush program will bring local 8th and 9th grade students to campus on June 22 and 23
UNO Faculty to Discuss Charlie Hebdo, Boko Haram at Middle East ForumNovember 24, 2015
On Thursday, Jan. 22, the Schwalb Center will host its first Middle East Forum of 2015
UNO Names Distinguished Professor of Community EngagementNovember 24, 2015
Barbara Holland, Ph.D., will join UNO to advise the campus in its community engagement efforts
Baxter Arena Dedication, Maverick Kick-Off Fast ApproachingNovember 24, 2015
UNO will officially dedicate Baxter Arena Wednesday, Oct. 7
Ready, Set, Flush: The Baxter Arena Flush-OffNovember 24, 2015
UNO students, faculty and staff will test the pipes at Baxter Arena
Exhibit Remembers Fallen NE, IA Service MembersNovember 24, 2015
From March 16-20, the UNO College of Business is remembering those who have given their lives in service of the United States since Sept. 11, 2001
Filmmaker to Attend UNO Documentary Screening on Alcohol CrisisNovember 24, 2015
The screening is open to the public, and set for Wednesday, Oct. 7
Three Students Earn Scholarships To Study In JapanNovember 24, 2015
All three will be studying at our sister university, Shizuoka University
Central American Civil Rights the Focus of 2015 Goldstein LectureNovember 24, 2015
The founding director of the University of Washington's Center for Human Rights will speak on the UNO Campus Monday, March 16
Ways to Support Nepal (Updated)November 24, 2015
A message from Chancellor Christensen regarding steps the UNO community can take to help recovery efforts in Nepal
National Expert on Children to Speak at Upcoming Social Work ConferenceNovember 24, 2015
Dr. Ross Greene specializes in the treatment of kids with social, emotional, and behavioral challenges
Nation's Top Business School for VetsNovember 24, 2015
Military Times: UNO is the best business school in the country for veterans
UNO Plans Day of Service for World AIDS DayNovember 24, 2015
Raising awareness of World AIDS Day, a global public health campaign
UNO Makes it Easier for Mil/Vet Dependents to ApplyNovember 23, 2015
The change comes the same month UNO was named the nation's best school for vets
Close Encounters, Space Travel on Agenda for UFO SymposiumNovember 12, 2015
The event is set for Friday, Nov. 20
UNO to Host High School HackathonNovember 12, 2015
Faculty and students from IS&T are hosting their third hacking competition for local high schoolers
Middle East Forum’s Focus Shifts to Paris AttacksNovember 11, 2015
The final Middle East Forum of the semester is set for Thursday, Nov. 19
Watch UNO Expert's Water TED TalkNovember 11, 2015
Dr. Patrick McNamara spoke about water conflict at TEDxOmaha
Message from Chancellor Christensen on InclusivityNovember 11, 2015
UNO is dedicated to maintaining a safe, inclusive campus
Student PR Chapter Named Best In NationNovember 10, 2015
UNO's PRSSA chapter has received top honors three times over last seven years
UNO: Still Best for VetsNovember 09, 2015
Military Times: UNO is No. 1 university for veterans once again
Students to Reveal Rain Garden DesignsNovember 06, 2015
The garden will be installed at Omaha Northwest High School next spring
Student Ticket Update for Baxter ArenaNovember 04, 2015
UNO students wanting tickets to athletic events at Baxter Area will no longer need to show up five hours before game time.
Art Gallery’s Fall Calendar Closes with Student ArtworkNovember 04, 2015
The art is on display in the UNO Art Gallery and in the Criss Library
State of the University Address RecapNovember 04, 2015
"We are loud. We are proud. We are Mavericks."
UNO to Host Biblical Archaeology ConferenceNovember 03, 2015
The conference runs through Saturday, Nov. 14
Military/Veteran Services Lead Earns National FellowshipNovember 02, 2015
Contributing to national security policies
Novelist, Memoirist Continues Reading SeriesNovember 02, 2015
Brando Skyhorse's reading is set for Wednesday, Nov. 11
Best of 2015: Mavericks Make HistoryNovember 02, 2015
The year was a success for student athletes competitively and academically
Holiday Offer at The Durham MuseumNovember 02, 2015
Now through January 3, 2016, you will receive a free 12 oz. box of Baxer's Chocolate Meltaways if you purchase a membership at The Durham Museum.
Information Security Newsletter: Online ShoppingNovember 02, 2015
It’s that time of year again – food, fun, parties, and lots of online shopping.
Volunteers Needed for Research Study on WalkingNovember 02, 2015
Healthy volunteers are needed to participate in a study investigating the differences between treadmill and over ground walking.
UNO Names Arcides Cabrera December's Employee of the MonthNovember 02, 2015
The University of Nebraska at Omaha recently selected Arcides Cabrera as Employee of the Month for December. A Custodian in Facilities Management, Arcides was nominated for his friendliness and strong work ethic.
Benefits Staff Added to 'Wellness on Wheels'November 02, 2015
The benefits staff will be able to answer any questions employees have about their benefits at today's Wellness on Wheels event.
Never Buy Without It: Sustainable Purchasing ToolkitNovember 02, 2015
Sustainable purchasing is making the choice to buy products that are environmentally friendly and healthier.
Criss Library To Extend Hours for Prep and Finals WeeksNovember 02, 2015
The library will stay open until 1 A.M. to allow UNO students additional research and study hours.
UNO Excellence in Teaching Nominations Now Being AcceptedNovember 02, 2015
The campuswide Excellence in Teaching award committee is now accepting nominations for 2016.
UNO Faculty, Staff Invited to LGBTQIA+ Social | Dec. 9November 02, 2015
Come and enjoy the merriment, camaraderie, and games.
UNO Student Works On Documentary Film CrewNovember 02, 2015
Nick Beaulieu's 1,500 mile journey to Los Angeles paid off in a big way.
“Santa Paws” to Raise Money for Animal ShelterNovember 02, 2015
All proceeds will go to Hearts United for Animals
Thank You for Being a Santa to a SeniorNovember 02, 2015
The Department of Gerontology and Sigma Phi Omega, the Gerontology Honor Society, would like to extend a big "thank you" to all who participated in this year’s Be a Santa to a Senior project.
UNO Grad Student Receives Award for Outstanding Master's ThesisNovember 02, 2015
UNO Graduate Student Scott Wike recently made UNO history, becoming the first Maverick to receive the Award for Outstanding Master's Thesis (Qualitative-Rhetorical Methodology) from the Master’s Education Division of the National Communication Association.
Regent to be Inducted into NIAAA Hall of FameNovember 02, 2015
The honor celebrates NU Regent and UNO alumnus Bob Whitehouse's lifetime of achievements
Flag Lowering Honors Victims of the Attack in San BernardinoNovember 02, 2015
Governor Pete Ricketts recently announced, in accordance with a proclamation from President Barack Obama, that all U.S. and Nebraska flags are to be flown at half-staff until 12 A.M. Tuesday, December 8, 2015, as a mark of respect for the victims of the attack in San Bernardino, California.
Books for Africa Book Drive | Dec. 1-18November 02, 2015
Student Involvement is sponsoring a book drive Dec. 1-18. All donated books, new or used, will be given to the Books for Africa project.
Coffee Drive for Stephen Center | Now-Dec. 22November 02, 2015
The Division of Continuing Studies is collecting coffee for the Stephen Center Emergency Shelter.
Mail Services Holiday Shut Down HoursNovember 02, 2015
Mail Services will only open its service window for departmental services and mail pick up Dec. 28-Dec. 30, from 9 to 10 A.M.
UNO Bookstore Holiday SaleNovember 02, 2015
The Holiday Sale in the UNO Bookstore is here! Now through Dec. 23, enjoy 25 percent off regular priced apparel.
MBSC Renovation Project UpdatesNovember 02, 2015
Interested in learning more about the status of the renovation project? Stop by the MBSC Nebraska/Aksarben Room January 20, 2016, for an update!
MavGrants Training Continues | Nov. 1November 02, 2015
MavGrants is a secure electronic research administration system developed for the Office of Research and Creative Activity to help UNO faculty, staff, and administrators manage research projects.
Students to Host Second Virtual Art ShowNovember 02, 2015
The online event is set for Thursday, Dec. 10
Listen to "Central Park Five" PresentationNovember 02, 2015
Yusef Salaam was a teenager when he was wrongfully convicted in a high profile case
Best of 2015: New Degree OptionsNovember 02, 2015
New and exciting educational opportunities for students
Drop-In Rec: New at Baxter ArenaNovember 02, 2015
Open skating and hockey at Baxter Arena end this week.
Apply to CPM Program TodayNovember 02, 2015
Whether you are an aspiring or seasoned supervisor or you just want to refine your already-in-practice supervisory skills, the Nebraska Certified Public Manager® Program is for you.
Submit Camp Information for 2016November 02, 2015
Hosting a spring or summer camp at UNO in 2016? Send us the information!
UNO Flag Lowering for James MimsNovember 02, 2015
On Wednesday, December 9, 2015, the University of Nebraska at Omaha will celebrate the life of a former employee by lowering the university flag in his honor.
Best of 2015: A New Student CenterNovember 02, 2015
A commitment to improving the student experience
UNO Flag Lowering for Joseph LaVoieNovember 02, 2015
The UNO flag will be lowered Thursday, December 10, 2015, for Joseph LaVoie, a former Professor in the Psychology Department.
Spring 2016 Grants Deadlines AnnouncedNovember 02, 2015
The Office of Research and Creative Activity reminds students of these important spring 2016 application deadlines.
UNO Embraces Season of GivingNovember 02, 2015
Students, staff, and faculty are paying it forward this December
Maverick Food Pantry Boxes for BreakNovember 02, 2015
With another holiday break fast approaching, the Maverick Food Pantry is excited to continue our annual Boxes for Break event!
Best of 2015: A Sustainable CampusNovember 02, 2015
Environmentally friendly and socially responsible
UNO First in Region to Offer Holocaust & Genocide Studies MinorNovember 02, 2015
An interdisciplinary exploration of historical and current events
Gift of Art Highlights Omaha-Africa BondNovember 02, 2015
Four African masks and one sculpture are on display in the Department of Black Studies
Parking and Shuttle Service AnnouncementsNovember 02, 2015
Please take a moment to read these important announcements about parking and shuttle service in the coming weeks.
UNO Takes Home Awards from PRSA and AIGANovember 02, 2015
Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) and AIGA recently presented the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) with a number of awards.
Dec. 24 Designated as Half-Day Paid Holiday for Eligible UNO EmployeesNovember 02, 2015
Nebraska state government agencies will observe a half-day paid holiday and will be closed to the public starting at noon December 24.
Faculty Invited to Performance Task Academy | Feb. 19-20November 02, 2015
The Center for Faculty Excellence and University Committee for the Advancement of Teaching invite UNO faculty to Performance Task Academy Feb. 19-20. Meals will be provided.
Biomechanics Research Building Annual ReportNovember 02, 2015
We have had a very exciting year with the formation of the Center for Research in Human Movement Variability and the addition of a Bachelor’s Degree in Biomechanics among many other wonderful things.
Parking Information and Building Hours | Week of Jan. 4November 02, 2015
UNO offices will close December 24 and reopen January 4. Classes will resume January 11.
Important Information about 2015 W-2sNovember 02, 2015
If you do not consent to receive your W-2 statement online, you will be provided with a paper statement and you will not have access to the statement online.
Get a Campus Rec Holiday PassNovember 02, 2015
A UNO Campus Recreation Holiday Pass is available for any college student in the Omaha area.
International Student Excels in the Classroom and as UNO MascotNovember 02, 2015
Durango, the UNO Mavericks mascot, has become quite the presence at the University of Nebraska Omaha (UNO) and in the Omaha community.
Food Services Hours | Week of Jan. 4November 02, 2015
Check out the Food Services hours for this week. All venues will return to normal hours of operation on Jan. 11.
Turn off Computers Over Holiday BreakNovember 02, 2015
Shutting off your computer each night when you leave work could save as much as $90 per year.
Using the Life Cycle Assessment at the End of a SemesterNovember 02, 2015
A Life Cycle Assessment is measuring a product’s energy use, materials used, consumer use, and disposal.
Parking Advisory: Lots 5 and 6 to Become “All Valid Permit Lots”November 02, 2015
Beginning January 11, 2016, Pacific Campus Lots 5 and 6 will be changed to “all valid permit lots.”
University Housing Seeking Resident Assistants for 2016-2017November 02, 2015
Have you thought about becoming an Resident Assistant? Well now is your chance to join the 2016-2017 University Housing team!
Sheila Leahy Toys for Tots Coming to Baxter Arena Nov. 28November 02, 2015
The annual Toys for Tots campaign moves to Baxter Arena Saturday, Nov. 28, during the UNO hockey series finale against Ohio State.
HPER Pool Hours for Thanksgiving BreakNovember 02, 2015
Want to take a dip over the Thanksgiving holiday? If you're planning to go to the HPER pool, make sure you review the hours of operation.
Fill a Need, Fulfill a TicketNovember 02, 2015
Nov. 30 through Dec. 15, you can bring a non-perishable food item or new toy to Parking Services to waive an outstanding ticket.
University Closed Nov. 26-29November 02, 2015
Thanksgiving Vacation for students at UNO begins Wednesday, November 25. University offices will be open on this day. UNO offices will be closed Thursday, November 26 through Sunday, November 29.
SummerWorks Transitioning to OPSNovember 02, 2015
The new program will be known as OmahaWorks and serve students beyond just the summer months
UNO's United Way Weekly Prize Drawing Winners AnnouncedNovember 02, 2015
A special "thank you" to everyone who donated to the United Way of the Midlands Campaign.
Experiences of a UNO Fulbrighter in TurkeyNovember 02, 2015
Today UNO's Islamic Studies Program is hosting former Maverick and Fulbright Scholarship recipient Shelby Andersen-Holt.
Our Common Home: The Human Roots of Our Ecological CrisisNovember 02, 2015
A panel discussion on Pope Francis' encyclical "Laudato Si"
MBSC Food Court Specials | Week of Nov. 30November 02, 2015
See what's available this week in the MBSC Food Court.
One of “Central Park Five” to Speak on UNO CampusNovember 02, 2015
A man who was wrongfully convicted in a high profile case will share his story
Volunteer for December 2015 Commencement!November 02, 2015
On Friday, December 18, the UNO community will welcome more than 6,000 guests to campus as we celebrate the accomplishments of our newest graduates at Baxter Arena.
Watch Stars Perform at Dance Lab | Dec. 2November 02, 2015
Enjoy watching Dancing with the Stars? Come by the Dance Lab, 228 HPER, on Wednesday, December 2, at 7 P.M., and watch some real stars up close.
Writer's Workshop Presents Novelist Lisa SandlinNovember 02, 2015
Lisa Sandlin is a professor in the Writer’s Workshop.
Be Cautious of Potential Phishing EmailNovember 02, 2015
If you receive an email titled “Important Update for <your name>,” do not click the link.
New Maps Added to MBSC Renovation Project PageNovember 02, 2015
To help all Mavericks navigate through the Student Center during construction, maps on the MBSC Renovation Project page have been updated.
Order Books for Next SemesterNovember 02, 2015
Order textbooks at unobookstore.com and pick them up in the store.
Students to Showcase 3D Art OnlineOctober 30, 2015
The first exhibition is set for Thursday, Nov. 5
Alumni Association to Host Night of HonorOctober 30, 2015
The second annual UNO Alumni Night of Honor is set for Wednesday, Nov. 4
Mock Trial Team Takes First Place in Drake InvitationalOctober 29, 2015
The team went 8-0 over the two-day tournament
Flying Mavs Soaring to Nationals After Strong Regional PerformanceOctober 29, 2015
The team has qualified for its seventh straight trip to a national competition
UNO Gives Back to Community through HomecomingOctober 27, 2015
This is the second year of UNO’s partnership with Children’s Hospital & Medical Center
Leadership Focus of Upcoming Creative Process PanelOctober 26, 2015
Each event in the series is free and open to the public
NU President Talks Hockey, Campus GrowthOctober 26, 2015
NU Pres. Hank Bounds says Nebraska should be proud of UNO's progress
Workshop Encourages Young Women to Consider PoliticsOctober 26, 2015
Attendees will hear from past and present female elected officials
Theatre Professor Heads to IranSeptember 23, 2015
Dr. Doug Paterson says the opportunity came out of the blue
BioBlitz to Put Focus on Engagement, SustainabilitySeptember 22, 2015
UNO will help educate the community about urban ecosystems and watersheds at La Vista’s second annual BioBlitz
Writer's Workshop Continues With Novelist, FilmmakerSeptember 22, 2015
Award-winning author and filmmaker Laleh Khadivi will speak on campus
UNO Expert Begins Consultant Work for Royal Canadian Mounted PoliceSeptember 21, 2015
The project will focus on identifying performance problems, and correcting them
UNO Group to Host Watch Party for Pope’s Address to CongressSeptember 18, 2015
Organizers hope the timing of their event allows more people to see the Pope's speech
Security Challenges Focus of 2015 Global Studies ConferenceSeptember 18, 2015
Some of the world’s most pressing issues will be discussed
Immigration Advocate Shares Story on CampusSeptember 18, 2015
Julissa Arce is committed to changing the conversation about immigration
Baxter Arena: Plenty to Get Excited AboutSeptember 15, 2015
Wonder what was happening on Pacific Campus?
Looking for Love? First-of-its-kind UNO Study Finds Hormone Could HelpSeptember 15, 2015
The research is raising new questions about what motivates social interactions
Local Latino Artists Showcase Art in New Omaha ExhibitSeptember 11, 2015
The exhibit opens Friday, Sept. 18
Student Teaching Chinese, Studying at UNO Thanks to Fulbright GrantSeptember 10, 2015
Hui Zhu is one of more than 400 young educators who has traveled to the US through the program this academic year
Information Access Focus of New, Free ConferenceSeptember 10, 2015
The first-ever "Information Exchange" is set for today.
It's a UNO/Snoopy Connection, Charlie Brown!September 09, 2015
Fifty years ago, Peantus creator Charles Shulz and UNO crossed paths
Teens, City Team Up for New MuralAugust 11, 2015
UNO's SummerWorks program brings new life to a community center through art
Public Invited to UNO Art Gallery’s Opening ReceptionAugust 05, 2015
A renowned photographer's work will be on display
Veterans Golden Age Games Coming to CampusAugust 03, 2015
UNO is proud to host several competitions during the National Veterans Golden Age Games
Experiments, Imagination Take Flight in OmahaJuly 31, 2015
The STEM outreach program engages kids through high-altitude ballooning
SummerWorks Participants, Organizers Celebrate Successful YearJuly 31, 2015
UNO's SummerWorks program provides skills and lessons for 150 Omaha teens while improving the community
UNO Report Details NE Metro Crime ConcernsJuly 29, 2015
Findings from the 2014 Nebraska Metro Poll indicate residential location, personal information are key factors in safety concerns
Childhood Literacy Event to be Held at UNOJuly 28, 2015
A former librarian and current children's author and illustrator will be guests
SummerWorks Job Fair Connects Teens with EmployersJuly 22, 2015
Teens connect with businesses looking to hire
Mav Kids Get Thrills, Chills During Wildlife EncounterJuly 22, 2015
A baby kangaroo and other exotic animals pay a visit to UNO recreational camp
UNO Students Earn Graduate FellowshipsJuly 22, 2015
Two UNO graduate students have received NU fellowships for the 2015-2016 academic year
Rock Wall Adventure A HitJuly 21, 2015
A camp for kids who are blind or visually impaired visits campus
UNO Techademy Students Show Off SkillsJuly 20, 2015
Students who attended the College of IS&T's Techademy recently had a chance to show their families what they learned.
Leading the World in New IdeasJune 17, 2015
UNO's International Conference on Religion and Film travels to Turkey
Midlands Superintendents Academy Graduates 15June 16, 2015
The newest graduates of UNO's Midlands Superintendent Academy received certificates on June 12
NE Company Recieves Federal Business AwardJune 11, 2015
Lincoln-based LI-COR Biosciences was one of 23 companies and six individuals to earn the Tibbetts Award
UNO Professor Wins Best Book AwardJune 03, 2015
Dr. Lana Obradovic was recognized by an international organization for her book on gender integration in the military.
UNO Releases Spring 2015 Chancellor's, Dean's ListJune 02, 2015
More than 3,100 students earned a GPA of 3.5 or higher during the Spring 2015 semester
STEM Programs at UNO This SummerJune 01, 2015
Providing unique, hands-on experience in the fields of science, technology and mathematics
Congratulations, Mavericks!May 09, 2015
Celebrating the achievements of our students after another historic year
Art Students Hold Event to Fight HungerApril 27, 2015
On May 2, UNO students will sell hand-made glazed bowls in order to help fight hunger in Omaha
Researcher Profile: Dr. Shane WurdemanApril 27, 2015
Research on amputee prosthetics underway at UNO's Center for Research in Human Movement and Variability, the first of its kind in the world.
MavForensics to Hold Fiesta Dinner to Raise FundsApril 24, 2015
A fundraiser to cover travel funds for the UNO MavForensics team will be held Thursday, April 30
Entrepreneurship Expert to Speak at UNOApril 23, 2015
An MIT instructor and entrepreneurship expert will speak on the UNO campus Tuesday, May 5
Student Research and Creative Activity Fair Awardees AnnouncedApril 22, 2015
Congratulations to all of the students on their accomplishments.
Israeli Author Ari Shavit to Speak at Sokolof LectureApril 15, 2015
This year's Phil and Ruth Sokolof Lecture will take place at the Jewish Community Center on Thursday, April 23
UNO Named a Tree Campus USA for Fifth YearApril 14, 2015
Campus efforts to improve the environment through tree planting and care have been recognized by the Arbor Day Foundation
UNO Dance Team Earns No. 3 National RankingApril 10, 2015
Another stellar performance from the UNO Dance Team, who earned their highest finish ever at the national championships on April 9
Student Art Exhibit Through April 2March 28, 2015
Showcasing the creative work of more than 40 studio art majors
Visiting Scholar Discusses Benefits of DiversityMarch 10, 2015
University of Virginia's Martin Davidson, Ph.D., will speak to the UNO campus about how to achieve diversity in the workplace
"Begin with the End in Mind" SessionsMarch 09, 2015
Providing education for the 21st century, from early childhood to gerontology
Sustainability Events to Discuss Curriculum, TransportationMarch 06, 2015
A pair of sustainability brown bags will be held on the UNO campus March 11 and 13
UNO Hires Director for Women's, LGBTQIA+ CentersMarch 06, 2015
Jessi Hitchens joined UNO in February as the director of the new "Common Ground" center
Policing Task Force Report Includes UNO Prof SuggestionsMarch 04, 2015
A presidential task force has included recommendations from UNO professor emeritus Samuel Walker
Illinois HS Students Visit UNO for Science CollaborationMarch 03, 2015
On Friday, March 6, students from Pontiac, Illinois will visit the UNO campus to meet with members of the Nebraska Watershed Network
Clinton Global Initiative ConferenceMarch 02, 2015
Committed to the exchange of ideas for positive change in our community, our country, and the world
Postponed: Sustainability Brown Bag on MobilityFebruary 27, 2015
The Sustainability Brown Bag on Campus Planning and Mobility scheduled for March 4 has been postpone until a later date
UNO Invites Community to Celebrate Student ScholarshipFebruary 26, 2015
More than 200 student research projects - from undergrad to Ph.D. - will be on display Friday, March 6, in the Criss Library
NBDC to Host Small Business Workshop at PKIFebruary 26, 2015
On Wednesday, March 25, the Peter Kiewit Institute will host a workshop on how to secure federal grants for small business innovation
Future Changes to UNO Smoking PolicyFebruary 25, 2015
A decision has been made to move forward on changes to UNO's smoking policy
TEDxUNO Set For Feb. 28February 24, 2015
On Saturday, UNO's inaugural TEDxUNO event will take place at the Strauss Performing Arts Center beginning at noon.
Sustainability Brown Bag Focuses on Campus CultureFebruary 20, 2015
On Wednesday, Feb. 25, students and other campus members are invited to discuss how to improve the campus culture as it relates to sustainability
UNO Events Focus on Awareness of Hunger, CultureFebruary 20, 2015
A pair of service events will take place the weekend of Feb. 21-22 that shine a light on those in need and cultures we know little about
UNO to Give Back on MLK DayJanuary 16, 2015
Volunteers from around Omaha will join UNO in addressing issues such as hunger, illness, homelessness and illiteracy
MavForensics Makes Impact at National Speech TournamentJanuary 16, 2015
The UNO MavForensics team recently placed third at one of the nation's toughest speech competitions
Ribbon Cutting for Criss Library RenovationsJanuary 14, 2015
On Wednesday, Jan. 21, at 4 p.m. the UNO Criss Library will host a ribbon cutting ceremony to officially dedicate three new or renovated spaces
UNO, Alumni Association Earn 12 Regional AwardsJanuary 13, 2015
On Monday, Jan. 12, the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) awarded UNO and its alumni association with awards of excellence for programing and communication materials
UNO to Hold Sustainability ForumsJanuary 12, 2015
To introduce its new Sustainability Masterplan, UNO will host a pair of public forums and a series of campus forums throughout the Spring 2014 semester
OLLAS Receives Grant to Further Work on Latino LeadershipJanuary 12, 2015
Thanks to a grant from the Iowa West Foundation, the UNO Office of Latino and Latin American Studies will continue its work in developing community leadership in Council Bluffs
Hank Bounds Named NU PresidentJanuary 12, 2015
On Monday, Jan. 12, the University of Nebraska Board of Regents named Hank Bounds, Ph.D., as the next president of the NU system
UNO Prof to Speak at Presidential Policing Task ForceJanuary 08, 2015
Criminology and Criminal Justice Professor Emeritus Samuel Walker will speak before a special presidential task force on Tuesday, Jan. 13
UNO IT Camp Receives Grant from GoogleJanuary 08, 2015
Thanks to a grant from Google, UNO's popular CodeCrush IT camp will return in 2015
UNO Earns Carnegie Community Engagement CertificationJanuary 07, 2015
The Carnegie Foundation has announced that UNO has renewed its Community Engagement Classification through 2020