News Release Archive
Rachel Tomcak Receives Academic Advisor of the Year AwardJune 29, 2016
Rachel Tomcak, Director of Academic Advising in the College of Arts and Sciences, was recently chosen as “Academic Advisor of the Year” for 2016. Rachel’s nominators cited her "student centeredness” and positive attitude as well as her initiative in solving problems.
Alumna Hooked on Carp ResearchJune 28, 2016
A recent UNO graduate’s work on stopping invasive fish has taken her halfway around the world
$2.2 Million Grant Funds New Academic Programs in Afghan UniversitiesJune 26, 2016
The federal grant is bringing together scholars from UNO and Afghanistan
A Game of Thrones, A War of RosesJune 25, 2016
UNO experts discuss the truths that influenced the fiction of George R.R. Martin's popular series
UNO Alumna Just Keeps SwimmingJune 24, 2016
“I didn’t have a goal to go to the Olympics, it was one of those things that I just rode the wave and took those opportunities as they came,” she said.
UNO Flag Lowering for Dr. Jack LewisJune 23, 2016
The UNO flag will be lowered on Friday, June 24, 2016, for Dr. Jack Lewis, Omaha's “sports doctor.”
LGBTQIA+ Clubs and OrganizationsJune 23, 2016
These clubs and organizations provide a safe and open environment for LGBTQIA+ community members.
Dodge Street Overpass RestorationJune 23, 2016
Congratulations to "Friends of the Bridge" for raising enough money to give Omaha’s iconic Dodge Street Overpass, near UNO’s campus, a much-needed makeover in time for it's 50 year milestone.
2015-2016 Student Involvement ReportJune 23, 2016
Student Involvement put together a report to document signature weeks, spirit events, award winners, sponsors, and more.
UNO Researcher: Omaha in the “Sweet Spot”June 22, 2016
A recent Omaha World-Herald article looks at a study showing the metro has a lot to offer
LGBTQIA+ Community Invited to Join OUT @ UNOJune 22, 2016
UNO is launching an “Out @ UNO” campaign, and faculty, staff, and graduate students who identify as LGBTQIA+ are asked to participate.
Salary Notifications Available July 1June 17, 2016
Salary notifications will be available in Firefly on July 1, 2016. Previous salary notifications will no longer be available.
New Restroom Signage Coming This FallJune 17, 2016
The signage for 22 single stall restrooms and two family restrooms on campus will be updated early this fall.
New Method for International Students to Pay BillsJune 17, 2016
The University of Nebraska Omaha is working with Western Union Business Solutions to provide international students an alternative method for paying student bills.
Christensen is Namesake for Early Childhood Welfare Community ChairJune 17, 2016
The position is endowed with a gift from the Weitz Family Foundation and will be managed by the Grace Abbott School of Social Work
UNO's Eric Wingert Receives KUDOS AwardJune 16, 2016
On May 25, 2016, the Board of Regents presented a KUDOS Award to Eric Wingert, a lead software developer in Information Services at the University of Nebraska at Omaha.
Note about LinkedIn and Tumblr BreachesJune 16, 2016
Update your passwords to keep your information safe
Math Professor’s Simulation Predicts CWS WinnerJune 16, 2016
Fans of two teams in particular will like the numbers
Don't Forget to Enroll in Direct DepositJune 16, 2016
Want your refund faster? Remember to enroll in direct deposit through MavLINK so funds post directly to your bank account.
Student to Represent Nebraska at Policy WorkshopJune 15, 2016
Economics and Gerontology student Alexandra Snodgrass hopes to learn skills that will help make change for the people of Nebraska
Adjunct Faculty Orientation | August 17-18June 15, 2016
To register for an orientation session, contact the Center for Faculty Excellence at firstname.lastname@example.org or 402.554.2427.
UNO First Non-Military School to Host U.S. Defense Satellite CourseJune 14, 2016
A group of 18 officers and civilians from USSTRATCOM will participate in a National Defense University course administered at UNO beginning
School of Music Students Advance in National CompetitionJune 14, 2016
Congratulations to School of Music students Roni Shelley Perez and Lindsey Ussery on advancing to the national semifinals of the National Association of Teachers of Singing National Student Auditions.
Midtown Historic Neighborhood Garden Walk & Trolley Tree TourJune 14, 2016
The Midtown Historic Neighborhood Garden Walk and Trolley Tree Tour will begin at the UNO Welcome Center June 26, 2016, at 9:30 A.M. The UNO Welcome Center will be open for attendees to tour.
UNO Flag Lowering for Patricia TavaresJune 13, 2016
The University of Nebraska at Omaha flag will be lowered Wednesday, June 15, 2016, for Patricia Tavares, a student who passed away unexpectedly last month.
June Information Security NewsletterJune 13, 2016
Protect yourself from cyber criminals who target travelers.
The War Against ToxoplasmosisJune 10, 2016
UNO students' research collaboration includes University of Nebraska Medical Center and University of Nebraska Kearney.
Save $10 on Strategic Air Command & Aerospace Museum MembershipJune 10, 2016
For a limited time the museum is offering a $10 discount for UNO employees as part of its corporate membership dive.
Founding Member of MPH Program Announces RetirementJune 09, 2016
The University of Nebraska Omaha extends well wishes to Alice Shumaker, Ph.D., who recently announced her retirement from the University of Nebraska Medical Center.
UNO Releases Spring 2016 Dean's, Chancellor's ListJune 08, 2016
More than 3,200 students have made either the UNO Dean's or Chancellor's lists for the Spring 2016 semester
Faculty, Staff, Alumni Take Part in Women in Leadership ReportJune 07, 2016
The report revealed that Omaha is still far from gender equity in the workplace, reflecting national trends right here in our community.
UNO: Omaha's ChoiceJune 06, 2016
Omaha World-Herald readers name UNO their choice for best college or university
New Staff Advisory Council Members AnnouncedJune 06, 2016
Elections have concluded for the 2016-2017 Staff Advisory Council. Congratulations to new members, and thanks to everyone who voted.
Ryan Weiss Named Employee of the Month for JuneJune 03, 2016
Ryan Weiss, Director of Operations at Baxter Arena, recently was named UNO’s Employee of the Month for June. Ryan was nominated by his peers for his can-do attitude and outstanding ability to step up and manage operations at Baxter Arena no matter the challenge or occasion.
TIAA Financial IQ ChallengeJune 02, 2016
TIAA invites UNO staff and faculty to take the Financial IQ Challenge. Take the quiz to see how your financial knowledge measures up.
Metropolitan Universities Journal Highlights 2015 CUMU ConferenceJune 02, 2016
The recently released digital issue of Metropolitan Universities features eight articles from presenters at the 2015 CUMU conference.
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