2016 News Release Archive
Five Ways UNO is a Sustainable CampusOctober 05, 2017
UNO integrates sustainability - concern for people, the environment, and fiscal responsibility - into everything that we do.
Stedman's Café | Week of May 1March 17, 2017
Finals week is upon us and we wanted to come up with something fun to end the semester! Try the specialty drink of the week, our very own Unicorn Blender!
An Update on University Budget PlanningJanuary 05, 2017
President Hank Bounds recently shared new information regarding current budget planning.
Semester in Review: P-16 InitiativeDecember 23, 2016
The P-16 Initiative aims at connecting the P-12 and UNO curriculum through the development of collaborative academic service learning experiences.
Art Gallery Opens 2017 With Wolsky ExhibitDecember 22, 2016
The modern artist and illustrator is an Omaha native and UNO alumnus.
UNO, UNMC Partner on Startup Support EffortDecember 22, 2016
New UNeTech institute will provide affordable space for campus-based startups in Omaha
Faculty Focus: Tammie KennedyDecember 22, 2016
This KVNO series provides insight into the interesting research being done by faculty here at UNO and elsewhere
Employee Directory Information Fully OnlineDecember 21, 2016
The UNO Employee Directory is now available on UNO's website exclusively. The directory provides the name, office telephone number, work location, and title of any UNO employee.
Information Technology Services Technology Availability During Holiday BreakDecember 21, 2016
Please review scheduled downtime, holiday hours, and available resources during Holiday Break.
Names of December 2016 Graduates AnnouncedDecember 21, 2016
Celebrating the hard work of more than 1,000 new UNO alumni
Apply for a Curriculum Development GrantDecember 20, 2016
Grants can be used to support significant curricular development activities related to either new course/curriculum creation or course/curriculum revision. The application deadline is February 3, 2017.
Processing Year-End Gifts from DonorsDecember 20, 2016
‘Tis the season for year-end gifts! Read about the importance of processing donations in a timely manner.
Durham Museum Winter CampDecember 19, 2016
Winter break is just around the corner, which means that The Durham Museum’s Winter Camps are back!
Rural Futures Institute Competitive Awards | Request for ProposalsDecember 19, 2016
RFI is looking for the next bold, innovative, and transdisciplinary research and teaching ideas. Apply today!
New Degree Programs Announced for 2017December 16, 2016
Applications are currently being taken for four new degree programs that have been approved to begin in 2017
UNO Celebrates December CommencementDecember 16, 2016
On Friday, Dec. 16, the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) celebrated the more than 1,000 expected graduates earning degrees during the 2016 summer and fall semesters.
Underwater Weighing Service Holiday Sale | Offer Ends Jan. 31December 15, 2016
The UNO Exercise Physiology Lab is sponsoring a BOGO sale - buy one underwater weighing service, get the second for half the price!
December Information Security NewsletterDecember 15, 2016
If you give or receive a device this holiday season, read about several tips for protecting the device and securing personal data.
Teaching and Technology Center (TTC) Closed Dec. 21 - 23December 15, 2016
Please contact ITS Support for assistance during this time.
Avalon Shutdown to Mark End of Web ConversionDecember 15, 2016
Server that hosted old website to be turned off Tuesday, Dec. 20.
Spanish Creative Writing Contest Crowns WinnersDecember 14, 2016
Students from across Nebraska participated in the competition.
Be Safe this Holiday SeasonDecember 14, 2016
A Wellness reminder: December is National Impaired Driving Prevention Month
Give to De-Stress Fest Diaper Drive | 10,000 DiapersDecember 14, 2016
The drive has been extended to Friday, December 16, with an updated goal of 10,000 diapers. The goal for 2016 was originally 5,000 diapers, however, 9,000 diapers have already been collected.
Chancellor Christensen Earns Leadership AwardDecember 13, 2016
UNO's Chancellor earned the CASE Chief Executive Leadership Award at its annual Midwest regional conference, which was held in Chicago
Career Tracks Applications | Deadline Jan. 6December 13, 2016
Career Tracks is a professional development training and mentorship program developed in collaboration with the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) and Union Pacific.
Building an Engagement Center Through Love of PlaceDecember 12, 2016
UNO’s Weitz CEC featured in Metropolitan Universities Journal
YMCA of Greater Omaha Archives Marks 150th AnniversaryDecember 12, 2016
The YMCA’s records were donated to UNO Libraries’ Archives & Special Collections in early 2015. Learn more as the YMCA celebrates its 150th year!
NARI’s First Contract Helps Healthcare ProvidersDecember 09, 2016
"They needed this kind of support, and it’s right here."
Holley Awarded Endowed ProfessorshipDecember 09, 2016
Lyn Holley is the inaugural recipient of the Dr. Chuck Powell Professorship of Gerontology
Five Months in, NARI Making Connections, Planning for the FutureDecember 09, 2016
Four stories on the Nebraska Applied Research Institute (NARI), a new institute created to meet critical industry and government needs
Using Virtual Reality to Train for CatastrophesDecember 09, 2016
"Private business, private industry desperately needs this."
A Cyber Secure CampusDecember 09, 2016
“What it really represents are initial steps toward making Omaha and Nebraska more cyber secure.”
UNO Joins UNL, UNMC on $13.75 Million GrantDecember 09, 2016
UNO professor Ann Fruhling is involved in a grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation to improve transportation safety in the region
Northbound Lane of 67th Street Closed Dec. 19 - 30December 09, 2016
The northbound lane of 67th Street, between Pine Street and Pacific Street, is temporarily closed.
Faculty Focus: Phillip SmithDecember 08, 2016
Discussing the importance of infectious disease control both in hospitals and nursing homes
A Message From UNO LeadershipDecember 08, 2016
We call on all members of the greater UNO community to remain vigilant, speak out, and work against inequity, discrimination, and oppression wherever it may reside, either on or off campus.
UNO Faculty Senate Meeting | Dec. 14December 08, 2016
The next UNO Faculty Senate meeting will be Wednesday, December 14.
Flag Lowering in Honor of Pearl Harbor DayDecember 07, 2016
Flags will be flown at half-staff until sunset on December 7, 2016.
Marlin Briscoe Inducted into College Football Hall of FameDecember 06, 2016
The Maverick and trailblazer said he learned more from his college experience than playing pro football
UNO Dean Earns Fourth Regional EmmyDecember 06, 2016
College of Communication, Fine Arts and Media Dean Gail F. Baker recently earned an Emmy Award for her work on a new documentary
UNO Flag Lowering for Loree BykerkDecember 06, 2016
The UNO flag near the Pep Bowl will be lowered December 6, from sunrise to sunset, in honor of Loree Bykerk.
2016 UNO United Way of the Midlands Campaign TotalDecember 06, 2016
Thank you to this year's donors! Every contribution will go toward making a difference in our community!
Division of Continuing Studies Holds Coffee Drive for Stephen CenterDecember 05, 2016
Division of Continuing Studies is accepting donations of coffee for the Stephen Center. Please bring donations to 207 CPACS by Dec. 20.
TEDxUNO 2017 | Get TicketsDecember 05, 2016
The theme of this year’s event, “Juxtaposition,” brings together presenters covering a wide range of topics, whether it be terrorism, disease, marriage, communication, activism, or music, from seemingly contradictory or different aspects, but in a way that tells a cohesive and interesting story.
Employee of the Month | Valerie LutzDecember 05, 2016
Valerie Lutz has been named UNO's Employee of the Month for December 2016. Congratulations, and thank you for your service!
Holiday Parking and Shuttle InformationDecember 05, 2016
Read about upcoming temporary parking and shuttle changes.
Public Administration PhD Program | Application DeadlinesDecember 05, 2016
Applications for financial need are due February 1. All other applications are due June 1, 2017.
The Year in Review: Top 16 of 2016December 05, 2016
A collection of UNO's top news and photographs of 2016
UNO Honors Students Battle Extremism through a New PerspectiveDecember 02, 2016
Honors students at UNO are launching a social media campaign to combat racism in Omaha and beyond.
Wellness Center's Winter Walkers ProgramDecember 02, 2016
The Wellness Center's Winter Walkers Program is partnering with the American Heart Association.
UNO Mail Services Holiday HoursDecember 02, 2016
UNO Mail Services’ window will be open for department mail pick up only beginning Tuesday, December 27, through Friday, December 30, from 9 A.M. to 10 A.M. each morning during the shutdown.
Professor Lisa Sandlin Wins 2016 Hammett PrizeDecember 02, 2016
Sandlin's novel "The Do-Right" was recognized with a prestigious crime writing award
2016 Holiday Closedown | Time Recording InstructionsDecember 02, 2016
Please reference the provided information when recording time during the 2016 Holiday Closedown.
Faculty Focus: Sandra Rodríguez-ArroyoDecember 02, 2016
The importance of preparing future educators for teaching English language learners
REMINDER: Graduation Catering OrdersDecember 01, 2016
Graduation is almost upon us. That means graduation catering orders are even closer to their pick-up dates!
Holiday Shopping at UNODecember 01, 2016
Looking for the perfect Maverick gear to give this holiday season? Check out what the UNO Bookstore and Maverick Locker Room have to offer!
Social Work Students Help Troubled YouthNovember 30, 2016
Ciara Warden's social work generalist practice I course created a workbook to be used by inmates exiting the Nebraska Correctional Youth Facility.
UNO Students Climbing Omaha's Music LadderNovember 29, 2016
Clark and Company is made up of four UNO students, three of them triplets
UNO Excellence in Teaching Nominations Now Being AcceptedNovember 29, 2016
Please note the deadline for nominations is December 9, 2016.
Coping with Change Workshops OfferedNovember 29, 2016
The free workshops are set for Monday, Dec. 5 and Thursday, Dec. 8
Campus Safety ResourcesNovember 29, 2016
Learn the resources available and the processes in place if an emergency occurs at UNO.
Turn Used Ink & Toner Into TreasureNovember 28, 2016
The UNO Ink Recycling Program will turn your used ink and toner cartridges into treasure with the help of the Staff Advisory Council (SAC).
Ordering Official Transcripts with Fall GradesNovember 28, 2016
Learn how to order an official transcript with Fall grades before Fall term ends.
Volunteer for December 2016 CommencementNovember 24, 2016
The Commencement Committee needs your help! Volunteers are needed December 14-16.
NU in Peru: The Sciences of Sustainability & Community WellnessNovember 24, 2016
Learn about the University of Nebraska program that takes students through Peru to explore Peruvian culture and investigate socio-ecological efforts to promote sustainability in public health.
Information Security Holiday NewsletterNovember 24, 2016
If you plan on shopping online this holiday season, learn how to take a few simple security precautions to help reduce the chances of being a cyber victim.
UNO Flag Lowering in Honor of Charles SedlacekNovember 23, 2016
The UNO flag near the Pep Bowl will be lowered November 23.
Be Crafty, Not Crazy, With Holiday TravelNovember 22, 2016
Faculty advice for finding good deals on flights, hotel rooms, and more.
Maverick MissionsNovember 22, 2016
For two grads and a dozen other Mavs, global outreaches get their start at Clinton Global Initiative University.
Dr. Jane Meza to Assume Interim Leadership Role for Global EngagementNovember 22, 2016
Beginning Jan. 1, Jane Meza, Ph.D., will begin a new role as interim associate vice chancellor for global and student support for the University of Nebraska Medical Center, the University of Nebraska at Omaha and Nebraska Medicine.
Faculty Focus: Nancy WaltmanNovember 18, 2016
Nancy Waltman, professor at UNMC's College of Nursing, is interviewed on KVNO, a broadcast service of UNO
Students Compete in Yahoo Advertising ChallengeNovember 18, 2016
Students stretched their creative muscles at the first ever Yahoo Advertising Knock-out
Group Exercise Upgrading User ExperienceNovember 17, 2016
Campus Recreation’s Health and Fitness Program is now using IM Leagues as their new interface.
Graduating Seniors' Artwork Featured at UNO Art GalleryNovember 17, 2016
The art will be on display through Saturday, Dec. 17
Fall 2016 UNO Magazine Now AvailableNovember 17, 2016
"Journeys" is the theme for the latest issue of the UNO Alumni Association's award-winning magazine
Qualtrics Survey Software Now AvailableNovember 16, 2016
Qualtrics is an easy-to-use, powerful tool that supports a wide range of approaches, from simple questionnaires and event signup lists, to sophisticated social science research instruments with extensive scripting, randomization, and interactive question presentation.
CCSW Awards | Now Accepting NominationsNovember 16, 2016
Submit nominations for the Community Service Award, Undergraduate Scholarship, and Outstanding Faculty or Staff Award until January 17.
Need Support? We're Here to HelpNovember 16, 2016
UNO's Multicultural Affairs Office, which recently extended its hours, is one of many support services available for students
Final Winners Announced for United Way Weekly Prize DrawingNovember 15, 2016
To encourage participation in the 2016 United Way of the Midlands Campaign, weekly prizes are given to donors through random selection.
Update to UNO's Information Technology ServicesNovember 13, 2016
The University of Nebraska Omaha’s Information Services is now Information Technology Services. This is a minor change for those on campus who already work with ITS, and one that will not affect any of the services you already use.
Registration Opens for Student Research and Creative Activity FairNovember 12, 2016
Encourage your students to participate in the 9th Annual Student Research and Creative Activity Fair on Friday, March 3.
Winter Athletics PreviewNovember 12, 2016
A year ago, the winter sports season began with great excitement as the UNO hockey and men’s and women’s basketball teams were looking forward to playing their first seasons at Baxter Arena. The building lived up to the anticipation, providing a fan-friendly atmosphere in which UNO fans could watch their teams. Entering the 2016-17 winter season, the newness has worn off for student-athletes and coaches, and the more serious work of playing for NCHC and Summit League championships becomes the sole focus. Following is a team-by-team breakdown of UNO’s winter sports teams.
Outdoor Venture Center Winter TripsNovember 11, 2016
Kick off the New Year with the Outdoor Venture Center and explore the snow and ice!
A message from Chancellor John ChristensenNovember 11, 2016
A note to the UNO campus regarding recent events and access to support
Be a Santa to a Senior | Thank you!November 10, 2016
Thank you to all donors for helping make the seventh year of this program a success!
Fill a Need, Fulfill a Ticket Toy & Food DriveNovember 10, 2016
Parking Services is hosting a toy & food drive November 21 - December 9.
UNO Flag Lowering for Daniel LevineNovember 10, 2016
The UNO flag near the Pep Bowl will be lowered Thursday, November 10
Omaha Men's Soccer Advances to Summit League Championship GameNovember 10, 2016
The Omaha men’s soccer team advanced to the Summit League title game for the first time in program history after defeating Eastern Illinois, 3-1, on Thursday afternoon.
UNO Names Howard Williams Employee of the Month for NovemberNovember 08, 2016
Congratulations, Howard! Thank you for all you do at UNO!
UNO's Collegiate Entrepreneurs' Organization Holding Weekly Meetings, Network & Chill Shirt SaleNovember 07, 2016
Join the UNO Collegiate Entrepreneurs' Organization every Wednesday at 4 P.M.
2016 UNO United Way of the Midlands Campaign | Final Day to DonateNovember 07, 2016
Please help the UNO community to reach our goal of $60,000. Today, Dec. 2, is the final day to make a donation. Contributions of any size are appreciated.
2016 UNO Community Services Fund of Nebraska Campaign TotalNovember 07, 2016
Thank you for supporting dozens of organizations by donating to CSF!
Investigating Election StressNovember 07, 2016
WNYC turned to UNO for help with a unique research project
UNO Student Spends His Summer With GoogleNovember 07, 2016
Josiah Krutz was a software engineer intern for 13 weeks at Google's Mountain View office.
Gomez, Moulton Lead Mavericks to Summit League Regular-Season TitleNovember 05, 2016
Omaha claimed a share of its second regular-season Summit League title in three seasons with a 3-1 win over Oral Roberts on Saturday evening.
Donation Drive for Completely Kids | Nov. 4 - Dec. 2November 05, 2016
UNO students are helping children in low-income families by holding a donation drive from November 4 - December 2.
Call for Service Learning Award NominationsNovember 05, 2016
The Service Learning Academy is seeking 2017 nominations for the Outstanding Faculty and Student Service Learning Awards.
Weekly Community Engagement Spotlight | Alan Kolok & Krystal HerrmannNovember 05, 2016
Learn how UNO students, faculty, and staff members collaborates with others for a purpose of improving the community.
Freshman Leadership Council Coat DriveNovember 04, 2016
FLC will be collecting coats and blankets at 5 different locations on campus from November 3 to December 3, 2016
Association Celebrates Graduates at UNO Alumni Night of HonorNovember 04, 2016
The event highlighted achievements by members of the worldwide UNO alumni network
Grammy-Nominated Karrin Allyson Returns to UNONovember 04, 2016
The five-time nominee and UNO alumna will perform with the UNO Jazz Ensemble.
The Common Reader Experience has Selected Book for Fall 2017November 03, 2016
The Common Reader Experience committee has selected Wes Moore’s, "The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates" as the book selection for Fall 2017.
Request for Proposals: 2017 Teacher-Researcher Partnership Program (TRPP) | Due Dec. 31November 03, 2016
The science Teacher-Researcher Partnership Program at UNO is seeking proposals from faculty interested in serving as a research mentor to an OPS teacher-researcher during summer 2017.
UNO E-MBA Candidate Wins Scholarship By Thinking Like BuffettNovember 03, 2016
Read how Hallie Hanlon-Ward won the GOB Investment Challenge
UNO Flag Lowering for Anthony ProcopioNovember 03, 2016
The UNO flag near the Pep Bowl will be lowered from sunrise to sunset
2017 Service Learning Seminar Registration OpenNovember 02, 2016
Join the growing cohort of UNO faculty experts in service-learning instruction and attend the 9th Service Learning Seminar!
Curriculum Development Grants | Application Deadline Nov. 4November 02, 2016
Grants can be used to support significant curricular development activities
UNO: A Top 10 University for VeteransNovember 02, 2016
For the sixth consecutive year, UNO has been named as one of the top 10 universities in the nation for veterans.
Chancellor Christensen Gives Final State of the University AddressOctober 31, 2016
Watch the video or read the transcript
UNO Bookstore Survey | Deadline Nov. 13October 31, 2016
Your thoughts will help us serve you better!
Lionsgate Television Chairman to Speak on CampusOctober 31, 2016
Kevin Beggs’ company is responsible for hits such as “Mad Men” and “Orange is the New Black”
Omaha Youth Learn from Current, Former MavericksOctober 29, 2016
Approximately 40 students from the NorthStar Foundation come to Baxter Arena to learn hockey skills from current and former Maverick hockey players
Faculty Focus: Peter WolcottOctober 27, 2016
How the College of Information Science & Technology has grown and the importance of internships
Flying Mavs Place Second in Region, Will Compete NationallyOctober 26, 2016
UNO's competitive aviation team will compete nationally for the eighth consecutive year
Lothrop Magnet School Mittens and Gloves DriveOctober 26, 2016
Donate now and help Mittens for Lothrop warm hearts, two hands at a time.
NUFlex Enrollment Reminder | Oct. 31October 26, 2016
Participants can make changes to their 2017 NUFlex benefits by using Firefly Employee Self Service.
Health Risk Assessment and the Health & Wellness FairOctober 26, 2016
Faculty and Staff getting blood work done at the Health Fair on Nov. 3 may want to keep that information handy when filling out the Health Risk Assessment during the annual NUFlex enrollment.
UNO Flag Lowering in Honor of Robert DetischOctober 25, 2016
The UNO flag near the Pep Bowl will be lowered from sunrise to sunset Tuesday, October 25.
UNO Joins UNMC, Others in $20 Million GrantOctober 25, 2016
Nine programs across four states have partnered to enhance clinical/translational research in the region
Health Risk Assessment and Enhanced Benefits AnnouncementOctober 24, 2016
The HRA survey must be completed each year in order to receive the enhanced wellness and preventive services benefit for the following calendar year.
Volunteer Program Assessment Seeks VolunteersOctober 24, 2016
Read more about joining the VPA at UNO
UNO Theatre Partners with Creighton and NE ShakespeareOctober 24, 2016
Two productions form a dynamic contemporary telling of the "War of the Roses"
Verizon Hopeline CollectionOctober 22, 2016
Donate your old cell phones and phone accessories safely recycle your unused cell phones & accessories while helping survivors of dating/domestic violence.
UNO Conference to Focus on Aging WellnessOctober 21, 2016
Aging with Passion and Purpose returns to discuss ways to stay emotionally and physically healthy while getting older
Arena Parking for Friday Night Hockey GamesOctober 21, 2016
Lot 26 will not be available for commuter parking on various Friday's throughout the fall 2016 and spring 2017 semesters.
BMCH Semiar Series | Oct. 28October 21, 2016
The next BMCH seminar series is featuring Dr. Kun Hu on Friday, October 28.
UNO Service Learning Project Featured in National GeographicOctober 21, 2016
The P-16 Initiative is helping Omaha improve its water quality and reduce its sewer system overflows.
Faculty Focus: Michelle BlackOctober 21, 2016
Drawing on military experience to research deterrence
Criss Library Toilet Paper Drive | Oct. 25 - Nov. 5October 21, 2016
Drop off wrapped toilet paper rolls to support the Maverick Pantry
GRACA and UCRCA Deadlines are Nov. 1October 20, 2016
GRACA applications and UCRA proposals are due on Tuesday, November 1.
UNO Graduate Student and Professor Honored at NILA ConferenceOctober 20, 2016
Graduate Student Jennifer Metcalf and Professor Patrice J. Proulx won awards at NILA Conference on October, 8.
UNO Holds Basketball Clinic for Military ChildrenOctober 20, 2016
The UNO men’s and women’s basketball teams provided a free basketball clinic to more than 100 kids at Offutt Air Force Base
Students Launch Campus Kitchen to Address Hunger & Food WasteOctober 18, 2016
A kickoff event is set for Thursday, Oct. 27 from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Baxter Arena Team Store Open Week of October 17October 17, 2016
Take advantage of this opportunity, as the store is open exclusively for the first official UNO Hockey home game of the season!
Julie Masters Named Endowed Chair RecipientOctober 17, 2016
Current professor and chair of the UNO Department of Gerontology is now the Terry Haney Chair of Gerontology
Applications Sought for Andy Award For International JournalismOctober 14, 2016
Winning entries will receive funding support
Spring 2017 Registration InformationOctober 14, 2016
The Class Search for Spring 2017 is available. Students enrolled in Fall 2016 classes can participate in Early Enrollment for Spring 2017.
Faculty Focus: Joe SchwartzOctober 14, 2016
Studying how biological and environmental factors influence criminal behavior
Call for Proposals for the Information Exchange | Due Oct. 31October 13, 2016
The KANEKO UNO Library is currently looking for proposals for breakout sessions for the Information Exchange Conference on March 17, 2017.
NUFlex Benefits Enrollment and Health Risk Assessment | DUE TODAY at 5 P.M.October 12, 2016
Please complete the NUFlex Benefits Enrollment and Health Risk Assessment today, as changes and enrollment for 2017 will not be possible after 5:00 P.M.
A Message From the Information Security Office | Regarding AccountsOctober 12, 2016
Please be informed of potential profile breaches and take action, if necessary.
UNO Project Has Scouts Talking With AstronautsOctober 10, 2016
On Saturday, Oct. 15, UNO will help 12 area scouts speak with astronauts currently serving on the International Space Station through amateur radio
Nebraska Certified Public Manager® Program | Application Deadline Dec. 16October 08, 2016
The Nebraska CPM Program is designed for current and future supervisors and managers employed in public service or nonprofits.
Senate Artifacts from the U.S. Senator Chuck Hagel Archives | 1997 - 2008October 06, 2016
A new exhibit from the Hagel Archives is now up in Archives & Special Collections at Criss Library featuring UNO alumnus Chuch Hagel.
Join the UNO Women's ClubOctober 06, 2016
UNO Women's Club Membership is open to any UNO-affiliated woman, including faculty, employees, spouses, and graduates. Join the UNO Women's Club today!
A Message From The Information Security Office | Be on Alert for PhishingOctober 06, 2016
Learn ways to ensure you stay safe online and protect yourself against scams
Faculty Focus: Jeremy JohnsonOctober 06, 2016
Engaging the senses and exploring new ways to teach art
$1.5 Million Grant to UNO Funds Hormone, Social Behavior ResearchOctober 05, 2016
The project will add to a quickly growing field of study
Service Learning Academy Offers Support For Spring 2017 ProjectsOctober 05, 2016
Need help with a service learning project next semester? UNO SLA wants to support your project!
UNO Names Campus for Omaha PhilanthropistOctober 05, 2016
UNO is now home to the "Scott Campus" in honor of Walter Scott, Jr.
Update to University of Nebraska Non-Discrimination StatementOctober 05, 2016
Please review the statement, as an update has been made.
Trip Highlights Center for Afghanistan Studies’ Important International RoleOctober 05, 2016
Center for Afghanistan Studies Director Sher Jan Ahmadzai participated in a panel on a water crisis affecting Afghans and Iranians
UNO Hosts Engagement Scholarship Consortium ConferenceOctober 05, 2016
Serving communities, building strong partnerships
UNO Flag Lowering for Karl KosloskiOctober 04, 2016
The UNO flag near the Pep Bowl is lowered for retiree Karl Kosloski.
Exhibit Honors 20th Anniversary of UNO Volleyball National ChampionshipOctober 03, 2016
In December 1996, the UNO Mavericks volleyball team won the NCAA Division II National Championship. Come learn more about this historic event in UNO's history.
MavCARD Mobile App MaintenanceOctober 03, 2016
MavCARD Services is currently going through an extensive upgrade to their mobile app.
Chancellor Honored for Commitment to Afterschool ProgramsOctober 01, 2016
On Oct. 1, Chancellor John Christensen received a special "Community Advancement" award from Collective for Youth
FUSE Proposals Due October 11September 30, 2016
The fall FUSE 2016-17 deadline is Tuesday, October 11. Click to find out more about FUSE.
NOTICE: Field Training Exercise at Arts and Sciences Hall | Saturday Oct. 8September 30, 2016
A closed training exercise will simulate a campus emergency
Faculty Focus: Kate CooperSeptember 29, 2016
Using big data to improve healthcare and encouraging women to get involved in IT
Flag Lowering Honors Congressman Bill BarrettSeptember 28, 2016
The United States flag in the Pep Bowl will be lowered September 28, 2016, in honor of Congressman Bill Barrett.
UNO, UNL Infrastructure Project Part of Nearly $500,000 in NSF FundingSeptember 28, 2016
Faculty from the College of IS&T have earned nearly $500,000 in 2016, including a $100,000 project aimed at using big data to help identify infrastructure needs
New Exhibit Tells Guests “Please Touch the Art”September 28, 2016
On display Oct. 6 – Nov. 10, the UNO Art Gallery’s newest exhibit challenges how people think about art
Decade of leadership, collaboration and momentum: Chancellor Christensen Announces RetirementSeptember 27, 2016
"There's never a perfect time to leave your dream job, but there is a right time. And this is the right time for me."
UNO Welcomes Students for Second Year of YSEALI GrantSeptember 27, 2016
A State Department grant will allow 21 students from Southeast Asia to study at UNO and explore the U.S.
UNO Named a “Cool School” by Sierra ClubSeptember 27, 2016
The University of Nebraska at Omaha is one of 201 higher education institutions across the U.S. to be named a “2016 Cool School” by Sierra Club.
Office 365 Authentication Upgrade | Oct. 2ndSeptember 27, 2016
During the upgrade, faculty and staff may not be able to access their Outlook email.
Transcript: Chancellor John Christensen Announces His RetirementSeptember 26, 2016
"I’m a Maverick for life, my friends, and I will close with my two favorite words. Go Mavs!"
Chancellor Christensen Announces RetirementSeptember 26, 2016
Thank you Chancellor Christensen for your decade of leadership, collaboration, and momentum.
NOTICE: Northbound Lane of 67th Street Closed | Oct. 26-27September 24, 2016
A portion of the northbound lane of 67th Street, between Pine Street and Pacific Street, will be closed temporarily.
Faculty Focus: Erin BassSeptember 22, 2016
Discussing corporate social responsibility and creativity in business
University Registrar Extends Office HoursSeptember 21, 2016
The University Registrar is open from 7:30 A.M. to 6 P.M.
CFE and UCAT Speaker Grants Application Deadline | Oct. 21September 21, 2016
Grants can be used to fund speaker fees, event costs, lodging, and travel expenses.
Planning for a Successful Office MoveSeptember 19, 2016
Facilities Management and Planning requests that the move seeker complete and submit a Move Coordination Request Form from the FMP web page at least four weeks ahead of an anticipated move date.
Criss Library Presents Exhibit on Marlin "The Magician" BriscoeSeptember 17, 2016
Criss Library presents a new exhibit on Marlin "The Magician" Briscoe, one of the greatest quarterbacks in UNO history.
The Votes Are In for the MBSC Convenience Store NamingSeptember 16, 2016
The votes were tallied, not just once, but twice! It was a close race to the end and a winner emerged by only a 17 vote difference.
National Newspaper WeekSeptember 16, 2016
Support the Maverick Readership Program and encourage your students to learn about the Omaha community and the world through the three newspapers available in the campus bins.
The College of Public Affairs Urban Research Grants 2016 Fall PresentationsSeptember 16, 2016
CPACS faculty and staff present their research findings.
McCornick Begins New Role as Executive Director of the Water for Food Global InstituteSeptember 15, 2016
eter G. McCornick, an internationally known expert in water, food and environmental research and practice, began work as the executive director of the Robert B. Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute at the University of Nebraska Aug. 25.
Intergenerational Poetry Contest Brings Together Teens, EldersSeptember 14, 2016
UNO's Department of Gerontology is partnering with several local agencies to promote dialogue between generations
US Election, Syria, Turkey on Agenda for Middle East ForumSeptember 14, 2016
This fall's first forum is set for Thursday, Sept. 22
UNO Flag Lowering for Everts SibbernsenSeptember 14, 2016
The UNO flag in the Pep Bowl will be lowered September 15, 2016, for Everts Sibbernsen, a beloved retiree who was killed in a car crash on September 10, 2016. Everts was 88 years old at the time of his death.
UNO Examines LMS OptionsSeptember 13, 2016
This review provides opportunities for faculty, students and staff to be directly involved, so that your feedback on the product and, ultimately, a recommendation, representing our campus voice on our LMS going forward.
Criss Library's Creative Production Lab Hosts 3-D Printing WorkshopsSeptember 13, 2016
Learn all about the lab’s 3-D printers and the printing process.
Call for Student Organization AdvisorsSeptember 13, 2016
To contribute to UNO’s thriving student involvement, please consider volunteering your time as a student organization advisor.
Support UNO's Aviation Institute Flight TeamSeptember 13, 2016
The UNO Aviation Institute Flight Team is selling T-shirts, polos, sweatshirts, and other items to raise funds for its regional and national competitions.
Best-selling Author Cheryl Strayed to Speak at Baxter Arena TodaySeptember 12, 2016
Tickets can be claimed online or at the Baxter Arena Box Office for the Marion Marsh Brown Writers Lecture Series, featuring best-selling author Cheryl Strayed.
Join Beyond Blue Student GroupSeptember 09, 2016
Felling down or anxious? Come talk it out at Beyond Blue!
Attend Four Group Exercise Classes and Get 25% Off at BookstoreSeptember 09, 2016
Attend classes at the Wellness Center and save 25 percent on a single item at the UNO Bookstore.
Faculty Focus: Jeremy LipschultzSeptember 09, 2016
How social media has changed journalism, and what's next for new media
Call for Proposals for CTTLE SymposiumSeptember 09, 2016
The symposium, which also offers a journal publication opportunity, is designed to share new research, increase academic connections, spark creativity and up collaboration.
Apply for a Position in Student GovernmentSeptember 09, 2016
Build your resume. Network with campus leaders. Gain valuable experience.
New UNO Degree Program Supports NE Child Welfare WorkersSeptember 08, 2016
Social workers from across Nebraska will receive financial assistance in order to earn a masters degree, all while continuing to work full time
Panopto Video Content Management System Available for FacultySeptember 08, 2016
Learn more at a training session!
Assessment Grants for the 2016-17 Academic YearSeptember 08, 2016
Assessment mini-grants available for full-time faculty members.
Speech Center Consulting Room Fall HoursSeptember 08, 2016
Need help with your next class presentation? Visit the UNO Speech Center Consulting Room, located in 185 ASH.
Increased Enrollment, Diversity Continue UNO’s Metropolitan University Mission MomentumSeptember 07, 2016
UNO will educate its largest and most diverse incoming freshman class in school history this academic year
UNO Names Yuriko Doku Employee of the Month for SeptemberSeptember 06, 2016
Yuriko Doku, a Project Coordinator in the Office of Latino/Latin American Studies, recently was named UNO’s Employee of the Month for September.
Message from the Information Security Office Regarding Scams and PhishingSeptember 06, 2016
UNO students, faculty, and staff should be on alert for fraudulent "phishing" emails designed to steal credentials for university and banking websites.
National Suicide Prevention Week | September 5-9September 05, 2016
National Suicide Prevention Week is an annual week-long campaign initiated by the American Association of Suicidology in 2011.
Communities of Practice 2016-17 Applications AvailableSeptember 03, 2016
UNO CFE/API is pleased to continue to offer Communities of Practice for the 2016-17 academic year.
Faculty Leadership Forums 2016-17 Applications AvailableSeptember 03, 2016
UNO CFE/API is pleased to announce Faculty Leadership Forums for the 2016-2017 academic year.
The UNO Fund - Everyone for OmahaSeptember 03, 2016
Learn how you can positively support UNO and help the university grow through UNO Fund.
Faculty Focus: Jonathan Benjamin-AlvaradoSeptember 01, 2016
How UNO's Office of Latino/Latin American Studies made Nebraska a more welcoming place for Latinos
Free Networking Social to Preview Buffett CourseSeptember 01, 2016
Robert P. Miles, Buffett author and international speaker, will host a social on Friday, September 9
UNO Theatre Production Benefits Nebraska Humane SocietySeptember 01, 2016
A production all about man’s best friend raised funds that will help shelter animals find new homes
Baxter Arena, Omaha spotlighted in United States Curling NewsSeptember 01, 2016
The front page of the United States Curling News had a familiar looking building and city on it.
Lot Repairs Near Mammel HallSeptember 01, 2016
First Data is beginning repairs on its parking lots near UNO’s Mammel Hall building. UNO faculty, staff, and students are asked to help clear the lots this weekend for maintenance.
UNO Theatre Presents Shakespeare's Dog | NOW PLAYINGAugust 24, 2016
Remaining performances daily, October 5-8
Alyson Westby Roach Named Employee of the Month for JulyJuly 06, 2016
Alyson was nominated for going the extra mile to make sure UNO grad Taryn Schaaf had the Commencement experience she always dreamed about.
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.
LGBTQIA+ Clubs and OrganizationsJune 23, 2016
These clubs and organizations provide a safe and open environment for LGBTQIA+ community members.
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.”
2015-2016 Student Involvement ReportJune 23, 2016
Student Involvement put together a report to document signature weeks, spirit events, award winners, sponsors, and more.
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.
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.
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
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
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.
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 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.
Math Professor’s Simulation Predicts CWS WinnerJune 16, 2016
Fans of two teams in particular will like the numbers
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
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 email@example.com 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.
June Information Security NewsletterJune 13, 2016
Protect yourself from cyber criminals who target travelers.
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.
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.
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.
UNO: Omaha's ChoiceJune 06, 2016
Omaha World-Herald readers name UNO their choice for best college or university
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.
KVNO Adds Business Feature to News ProgrammingJune 01, 2016
KVNO, an Omaha radio station and broadcast service of UNO, has set an air date for its new business feature
UNO Alumni Board Involvement is Family AffairMay 31, 2016
It’s hard to top the Pearey-Durbin clan for alumni leadership at UNO
UNO Flag Lowering for Darrell KellamsMay 31, 2016
The University of Nebraska Omaha flag will be lowered today, June 1, 2016, for Darrell Kellams, a WWII Veteran and UNO retiree who passed away May 22, 2016.
Teaching and Technology Center Closed on FridaysMay 31, 2016
The Teaching and Technology Center, located in Kayser Hall 538, will be closed Fridays through August 1.
Criss Library Archives & Special Collections Exhibit, Nebraska ShakespeareMay 31, 2016
Celebrate the 30th anniversary of Nebraska Shakespeare through photographs, programs, costume designs, scenic designs, memorabilia, and more from Criss Library Archives & Special Collections.
Buffett Early Childhood Institute reports on progress to NU Board of RegentsMay 27, 2016
Samuel J. Meisels, founding executive director of the Buffett Early Childhood Institute at the University of Nebraska, appeared before the NU Board of Regents on Wednesday to report on the work and early successes of the university-wide institute as it approaches its third anniversary.
Severe Weather Preparedness SurveyMay 27, 2016
Tell us what you know about UNO’s current severe weather policies and procedures.
This Summer at Baxter ArenaMay 27, 2016
Baxter Arena is the place to be this summer for music and comedy.
A Maverick with a Passion for Political ScienceMay 26, 2016
Claudia Granillo is one of just 15 students chosen to attend a prestigious summer institute
Lane Closure Near Pacific CampusMay 25, 2016
The northbound lane and middle turn lane on 67th Street, between Woolworth Ave and Pine Street, will be closed to install pipes at the new Pacific Housing unit.
CPACS Dean Awarded Honorary DegreeMay 25, 2016
A new honor for College of Public Affairs and Community Service Dean John Bartle celebrates his research and public service
Field Set for Summit League Baseball ChampionshipMay 24, 2016
The field has been set for next week's 2016 Summit League Baseball Championship, the league office announced Saturday evening at the conclusion of the regular season.
Master of Science in Urban Studies Application Deadline Fast ApproachingMay 24, 2016
The Master of Science in Urban Studies is the degree for individuals who want to make a difference in urban areas.
Student Earns Department of Defense Internship, ScholarshipMay 24, 2016
Amber Makovicka just wrapped up her first year at UNO and she already has her next three summers accounted for
Ahrens Prepares For NCAA PreliminariesMay 24, 2016
Sophomore Stephanie Ahrens will represent the Omaha track & field team at the NCAA West Preliminaries in Lawrence, Kan. on Friday, May 27.
Participants Sought for a Dual-Task Study at the Biomechanics Research BuildingMay 21, 2016
Healthy participants 65 years and older are needed for a dual-task study.
Horses of Honor: A Tribute to Omaha's Fallen Police OfficersMay 20, 2016
UNO art professor Jave Yoshimoto is one of eight Omaha artists participating in the public art campaign.
Newest Exhibits at Criss Library Archives & Special CollectionsMay 20, 2016
"Life of a Senator" and "Building the Good Life" are the newest exhibits at Criss Library Archives & Special Collections on the lowest level of Criss Library.
Professional Instruments Available for Public PurchaseMay 20, 2016
A large selection of pianos, digital pianos, keyboards, and orchestral strings will be available for purchase June 1-3, 2017.
University Budget Proposal Advances President Bounds' CornerstonesMay 20, 2016
University of Nebraska President Hank Bounds announced a proposed 2016-17 operating budget that makes key investments in the four cornerstones for excellence he outlined during his recent installation address.
2016 Water for Food Global Conference RecapMay 19, 2016
The 2016 Water for Food Global Conference is over, but the conversation doesn't have to end! Click to find out about what happened at the conference and how you can continue engage in the conversation.
Confidential Bin Pick-UpMay 19, 2016
If your department or area has full bins or bins not being used, please request a pick-up from Facilities Management and Planning.
Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium, UNO Join STEM Learning InitiativeMay 19, 2016
The initiative is focused on bringing all in and out-of-school learning platforms together
Intense Competition Highlights Mavericks’ Math SkillsMay 19, 2016
Results are in from one of the world’s most prestigious and challenging math competitions
Flying Mavs Building Momentum with Nationals ShowingMay 18, 2016
Making it to the competition is an accomplishment in itself
UNO Flag Lowering for Fuad AbdullahMay 18, 2016
The University of Nebraska Omaha flag will be lowered today, May 18, 2016, for Fuad Abdullah, a retiree who passed away May 9, 2016.
Maha Music Festival Discount CodeMay 18, 2016
As a member of the UNO community, you have the opportunity to take part in this growing event at a discounted price!
Tier 2 Basic Retirement Election | May 31 Deadline for EmployeesMay 18, 2016
Tuesday, May 31 is the deadline for employees to change their retirement plan from Tier 1 to Tier 2.
Weitz CEC Shares Impressive Operations StatsMay 18, 2016
Facts and figures about operations at the Weitz CEC since its grand opening in 2014
Strategic Planning Forum RecapMay 18, 2016
View the presentations, agenda, and handouts from the May 2016 Strategic Planning Forum.
UNO Flag Lowering for Walter DeanMay 16, 2016
The University of Nebraska Omaha flag will be lowered today, May 16, 2016, for Walter (Walt) Dean, a retiree who passed away May 9, 2016.
UNO Study Finds Marijuana Arrests Rose After Colorado LegalizationMay 16, 2016
Examining Nebraska’s marijuana-related arrests and law enforcement costs in Colorado’s first year of legalized recreational marijuana use
UNO Sponsors Old Market ArtMay 16, 2016
Local artists are adding a little color to the fire-damaged corner of the Old Market
UNO Writing Center Open for SummerMay 14, 2016
The UNO Writing Center is open for the summer. Summer hours are Monday and Wednesday, 10 A.M. - 3 P.M., and Tuesday and Thursday, 2 P.M. - 7 P.M.
2017 Common Reading Experience | Proposals Due TodayMay 13, 2016
The Common Reading Experience Committee invites faculty and staff to submit proposals for the 2017 Common Reading Experience. Proposals are due today.
Writer’s Workshop and KVNO Partner to Present New Weekly SeriesMay 13, 2016
KVNO Radio will present “Writer’s Workshop on the Air,” a six-week series featuring live readings and interviews with renowned writers visiting the campus.
May Cybersecurity NewsletterMay 12, 2016
This month's Newsletter discusses the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act of 2015.
South University Drive Closed for RepairsMay 11, 2016
South University Drive is closed near the West Parking Garage for road repairs.
Beyond Borders: Celebrating the International MaverickMay 11, 2016
The Criss Library gallery features stories from international students hailing from 10 different countries. Here's a sneak peek.
Listen to Innovation through Collaboration PanelMay 11, 2016
The American Society of Public Administration Nebraska Annual Conference focused on life after prison success stories
UNO Flag Lowering for Fred HolbertMay 11, 2016
The University of Nebraska at Omaha flag will be lowered today, May 12, 2016, for Fred Holbert, a retiree who passed away February 27, 2016.
Family Partnerships Focus of Professional Development InstituteMay 10, 2016
The event will feature a keynote address by a former head of Educare Learning Network
UNO Releases Names of May 2016 GraduatesMay 09, 2016
On Friday, May 6, more than 1,400 students crossed the stage at Baxter Arena to receive their diplomas
2016 UNO Staff Advisory Council ElectionMay 09, 2016
Today is the last day to vote for your 2016 UNO Staff Advisory Council representatives.
UNO Flag Lowering for Margaret GessamanMay 09, 2016
The University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) flag will be lowered today, May 10, 2016, for Margaret Gessaman, a beloved retiree who passed away June 17, 2014. Margaret was 79 years old at the time of her death.
True Maverick Spirit: One Grad's Inspiring Walk Across the StageMay 06, 2016
With the help of UNO and QLI, Taryn Schaaf isn't letting anything get in her way, including kayaking and graduating with a degree in social work.
President's Op-Ed: By Focusing on Priorities, NU Can Reach New Level of ExcellenceMay 06, 2016
University of Nebraska President Hank Bounds authors a newspaper column focusing on topics important to the university and Nebraskans.
Fire Alarm Testing | May 9-May 13May 06, 2016
UNO will be conducting fire alarm testing May 9-May 13, 2016. There will be announcements before and after each test.
Save the Date for ACDC Career EventsMay 06, 2016
As you plan ahead for the fall semester, the Academic and Career Development Center encourages you to save the date for these important campuswide events.
The Gateway: Meet Your Student Body PresidentMay 06, 2016
An excerpt from The Gateway’s story about UNO’s new Student Body President, Patrick Davlin
Criss Library Summer HoursMay 05, 2016
UNO's Criss Library will have a new summer schedule. Click to find out more.
Intersection Closure, Bus Detour for Omaha Farmers MarketMay 05, 2016
The Omaha Farmers Market will close the intersection of 67th Street and Mercy Road until 2 P.M. every Sunday through October 16.
Heavy Traffic Expected during Commencement at Baxter ArenaMay 05, 2016
If you’re traveling on West Center Road or other streets near Baxter Arena, please add extra time to your commute.
UNO Theatre Professor Receives National HonorMay 04, 2016
UNO Theatre professor Dr. Cindy Melby Phaneuf recently was bestowed with the honor of becoming a member of The College of Fellows of the American Theatre, recognizing distinguished service to the profession of theatre.
Vote to Bring a Campus Kitchen to UNOMay 04, 2016
Campus Kitchen partners with universities to share on-campus kitchen space, recover food from cafeterias, and engage students to prepare and deliver meals to the community.
Fulbright Program Sends Mavericks Across the GlobeMay 04, 2016
Meet six Mavericks benefiting from the Fulbright Program
UNO's Mike Connolly Receives KUDOS AwardApril 30, 2016
On March, 18, 2016, the Board of Regents presented a KUDOS Award to Mike Connolly, Director of UNO’s nationally recognized Office of Military and Veteran Services.
Smoke- and Tobacco-Free Policy Takes EffectApril 30, 2016
The University of Nebraska Omaha is officially a smoke- and tobacco-free campus.
Faculty Senate/Staff Advisory Council 2016 Banquet HighlightsApril 29, 2016
The Employee of the Year Award, Spirit of Service Award, and Staff Advisory Council Recognition Award recipients were recognized at the banquet Wednesday, April 27.
Student Employees of the Year AnnouncedApril 28, 2016
On Tuesday, April 26, 2016, Andrea Bradley, Joshua Cathey, and Cody Wnuk were named 2016 UNO Student Employees of the Year.
Zika Virus GuidanceApril 27, 2016
The University of Nebraska has put together a Zika virus guide for members of the community planning to travel abroad in the Western Hemisphere or Pacific islands in 2016.
Rose Theater Membership Discounts for UNO EmployeesApril 27, 2016
Family Memberships are $85 for UNO, $20 off of the regular price.
University of Nebraska Names Teaching, Research and Engagement AwardeesApril 27, 2016
Three UNO faculty members were recognized for their excellence in education
Four UNO Professors Earn Professorships for the 2016-2017 School YearApril 27, 2016
Professors Bruce Johansen, Yong Shi, Elliott Ostler, and William Blizek will receive a professorship for the 2016-2017 school year.
New Student Body President Sworn InApril 26, 2016
On Tuesday, Patrick Davlin celebrated his inauguration as UNO's new Student Body President/Regent.
Why is Walking and Texting Difficult? Research Participants Needed.April 25, 2016
If you are of the ages 65 years or older and are free from any chronic diseases or lower body orthopedic troubles you may be eligible to participate.
OLLAS Participated in Boys Town Speaker Series with UNO Undergrad AdmissionsApril 22, 2016
The UNO OLLAS participated in the Boys Town South Omaha Office Community Speaker Series along with the UNO Office of Undergraduate Admissions on April 20.
Registration Now Open for Criss Library’s Summer Media CampApril 22, 2016
Students will learn the basics of video, photography, audio, graphic design, 3D printing and laser cutting!
USPS Regulation Changes for Customs Form UseApril 21, 2016
Beginning June 3, 2016, the United States Postal Service will no longer allow forms CN-22, 2976, and 2976-A to be filed though non-USPS retail centers, including UNO Mail Services.
National Residence Hall Honorary Inducts 16 New MembersApril 20, 2016
On Sunday, April 17, 2016, the UNO Bill Pickett Chapter of the National Residence Hall Honorary inducted 16 new members.
Criss Library to Extend Hours for Prep and Finals WeeksApril 20, 2016
UNO's Criss Library will offer extended hours for prep and finals weeks to provide students with additional research and study hours.
Scholarships Available from the UNO BandsApril 16, 2016
Instrumentalists, baton twirlers, and color guard members are invited to join the Marching Mavericks and Maverick Marching Pep Band. Scholarships and stipends available.
The Wellness Center is HiringApril 16, 2016
Find out what student worker positions are available in The Wellness Center.
Campus Recreation Summer MembershipApril 16, 2016
Do you have a campus recreation summer membership? Find out now!
Annual Sustainability SurveyApril 16, 2016
Help UNO's Office of Sustainability determine the level of awareness about sustainability and sustainability-related activities on campus.
OLLAS Journal Publishes New Issue OnlineApril 15, 2016
The Journal of Latino/Latin American Studies recently has published a special issue online, with six articles (plus an introduction) that focus on Latino and Latin American Families.
Watch the Video of President Bounds' InvestitureApril 15, 2016
Hank Bounds marked his formal installation by outlining an ambitious agenda for making NU one of the leading institutions in the country.
UNO Testing Center Exam Proctoring for Online Distance Education CoursesApril 14, 2016
The UNO Testing Center is offering exam proctoring services to all UNO faculty who teach an online Distance Education (DE) course during the Summer 2016.
Sidewalk Closure Near Pacific Campus Construction SiteApril 14, 2016
Two sidewalks are closed at the construction site of the new Pacific Campus housing unit.
2016 Nebraska Passport ProgramApril 14, 2016
Do you have plans for the summer? Do you want to go on an adventure? Check out the Nebraska Passport Program to make your summer one to remember.
Ali Advancement System Site, Newsletter Now AvailableApril 14, 2016
News and information about the Ali Constituent Relationship Management system, including the first newsletter, is available now at nebraska.edu/ali.
Maverick Momentum Energizes BoundsApril 12, 2016
On April 15, 2016, University of Nebraska (NU) President Dr. Hank Bounds celebrated his investiture. Here's a look back about Bounds' visit with Student Regent Brock Lewis, last August.
Present at CUMU Conference in Washington D.C.April 12, 2016
Do you have something to present at the CUMU conference in Washington, D.C.? Today is the last day to submit a proposal.
City Approves Reduced Speed Limit During Campus Construction ProjectsApril 12, 2016
The City of Omaha has approved a reduced speed limit on 67th Street, between Pacific and Pine, of 25 MPH until construction on UNO's new campus housing unit and parking garage is completed.
Students Plan to Help Dogs in Nepal, Provide Energy to Those in NeedApril 11, 2016
A group of UNO students traveled to San Francisco with the goal of earning support to aid stray dogs in Nepal while a UNL student hopes provide renewable energy to isolated populations
Biomechanics: The Future in MotionApril 11, 2016
UNO's newest department, and its students, are making Omaha the nation's destination for movement and mobility research
Global Dipolomats Deadline: April 21April 09, 2016
International Studies and Programs is accepting applications for its Global Diplomat program for 2016-2017.
April Cybersecurity NewsletterApril 08, 2016
This month's Newsletter discusses phishing emails and how you can be aware of phishing scams.
Listen to Take Point University Keynote AddressApril 08, 2016
Rep. Brad Ashford spoke about the fight against ISIS, healthcare for veterans, and the changing face of war
UNO Dance Team Places Fourth NationallyApril 08, 2016
Months of hard work paid off with the team's third-straight top-five finish in as many years
Volunteer for May 2016 CommencementApril 06, 2016
The Commencement Committee needs your help! Volunteers are needed for May 2016 Commencement.
OLLAS participates in Latino Art Now! ConferenceApril 06, 2016
The Office of Latino/Latin American Studies (OLLAS) is sending students, alumni, and local artists to Chicago this weekend for the Latino Art Now! Conference.
UNO Sophomore Honored Nationally for Service EffortsApril 06, 2016
On Friday, April 1, Antonio Campbell was named as one of the 2016 Newman Civic Fellows by Campus Compact
Help Parking Services Test Shuttle SchedulesApril 06, 2016
The last day to help test shuttle schedules is Friday, April 29.
NU System Honors UNO Foreign Languages & Literature DepartmentApril 05, 2016
UNO's Foreign Languages & Literature Department was honored with the 2016 University-wide Departmental Teaching Award, which celebrates excellence across the NU system
UNO Steam Line Repairs UpdateApril 05, 2016
Facilities Management and Planning is repairing and replacing major steam lines in two areas on campus: (1) near the pep bowl, and (2) between the Campanile and the CEC.
MavForensics Finishes Fifth in NationApril 05, 2016
For the fourth time in the last six years, MavForensics has capped off their season with a top five finish on the national level.
President Bounds on 2016 Health Premium HolidaysApril 05, 2016
The University of Nebraska is implementing a three-month, university-wide “premium holiday,” beginning in April and concluding at the end of June.
Lowell Neuhaus Named Employee of the Month for AprilApril 04, 2016
Lowell Neuhaus, a Manager in Landscape Services, was recently named UNO’s Employee of the Month for April.
Students Uncover Mysteries of Byron Reed ManuscriptApril 04, 2016
The students will present their findings on Tuesday, April 12 and Thursday, April 14
UNO Partners with ABODO to Improve Student Housing SearchApril 02, 2016
New off-campus housing site improves listings and makes search easier for renters.
UNO Brings Tomato Tomato CSA | Summer 2016April 02, 2016
UNO Wellness is excited to partner with Tomato Tomato, a Community Supported Agriculture.
Order Your Cap and Gown by April 8April 02, 2016
The deadline to order caps and gowns is April 8, 2016. After this date, rentals may be subject to a late fee.
From Basketball to BiomechanicsApril 01, 2016
Researcher Kota Takahashi brings expertise on powered ankle exoskeleton to UNO.
Students Intern with MLB TeamsApril 01, 2016
Watching this season’s games will come with an extra thrill for three UNO students
UNO Earns 2015 Tree Campus USA RecognitionMarch 28, 2016
View the recognition UNO received from the 2015 Tree Campus USA.
Attend Swearing-In Ceremony for President Hank BoundsMarch 18, 2016
You are invited to attend the Presidential Investiture of Hank Bounds, the seventh president of the University of Nebraska.
UNO Releases Fall 2015 Chancellor's, Dean's ListsJanuary 31, 2016
More than 3,500 students were named to either the Dean or Chancellor's list for the Fall 2015 semester
New Identity Security Tools AvailableJanuary 31, 2016
Beginning today, UNO employees enrolled in a BCBSNE heath plan and eligible family members will receive AllClear Secure identity repair at no additional cost.
Students Needed for Research Study on Exercise MotivationJanuary 31, 2016
A research study is being conducted to explore undergraduate students experience with exercise motivation and weight stigma.
Broadway Producer to Speak on UNO CampusJanuary 29, 2016
Jenna Segal will visit campus on Tuesday, Feb. 9
Applications for the New Student Research Award Due TodayJanuary 29, 2016
The Student Research Award recognizes a student who demonstrates excellent library research skills and academic work by engaging with library services and resources in their research.
Making an Impact at HomeJanuary 29, 2016
UNO is responsible for a more than $600 million economic boost to the Nebraska economy each year.
Maverick road trips fun for everyoneJanuary 29, 2016
Bill Pickett and Student Affairs are experts in budget-friendly travel that's also really fun and full of MavSpirit.
Speech, Discussion to Focus on Black Muslim ContributionsJanuary 27, 2016
The free, public lecture and a follow-up group discussion are set for Thursday, Feb. 11
UNO Student Set to Intern at AppleJanuary 27, 2016
Kat Slump, a junior IT innovation major, is making waves for Women in IT.
Career High Note: Music Journalism RecognizedJanuary 27, 2016
UNO’s B.J. Huchtemann was recently honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award from the OEAAs
2016 Mileage Reimbursement RateJanuary 27, 2016
Effective January 1, 2016, all mileage reimbursements for approved travel by personal automobile will be at a rate of 54 cents per mile as established by the IRS.
iSTEM Program for Girls Awarded $200K Matching GrantJanuary 26, 2016
CodeCrush applications have nearly tripled in three years
Political Science Degree Program Earns RecognitionJanuary 26, 2016
UNO ranked No. 2 in a recent poll on “The 5 Best Online Master in Political Science Degree Programs.”
UNO, Partners Bring High-Tech Science Exhibit to OmahaJanuary 25, 2016
Science on a Sphere will be on display at Do Space from Thursday, Jan. 28 to Thursday, Feb. 11
Common Reader Experience Expands in Second YearJanuary 25, 2016
This fall the Common Reader Program, piloted by the University Honors Program, will expand to include learning communities and student groups from across campus in a shared first-year experience.
Room Renewal and Room Selection Information for University Housing StudentsJanuary 23, 2016
Students who would like to return to University Housing on the Dodge Campus for the 2016-2017 school year must complete the necessary steps.
Charles Timothy Hagel: A Life in Photographs | Jan. 15-April 22January 22, 2016
In this exhibit of photography from the U.S. Senator Chuck Hagel Archives, viewers will explore the public and private life of U.S. Secretary of Defense and U.S. Senator Chuck Hagel.
Spring Graduate Student WorkshopsJanuary 22, 2016
This week's workshop will cover formatting and uploading hours.
Mav Kids Programming Events Registration Now OpenJanuary 22, 2016
Registration is now open for a number of Mav Kids youth programming events including Kids in the Kitchen, Kids Sport Development, and Rock Climbing Night.
1095-C Forms to be Sent in Late FebruaryJanuary 22, 2016
The Affordable Care Act requires employers to send Form 1095-Cs to all employees who received or were eligible for employer-provided health insurance in 2015.
USSTRATCOM Fellows Program to Kick Off Third YearJanuary 21, 2016
Program fellows will be welcomed to UNO on Saturday, Jan. 23
UNO Professor Featured in Smithsonian Magazine, Omaha World-HeraldJanuary 21, 2016
UNO Religious Studies Professor Dr. Rami Arav was recently featured in Smithsonian Magazine and the Omaha World-Herald for his research at Bethsaida in Israel.
Speech Team Impresses Nationally, RegionallyJanuary 20, 2016
MavForensics proved successful as a team, and individually, at competitive events in Texas and Nebraska
Employee Directories AvailableJanuary 20, 2016
UNO employee directories are available through the UNO Information Center, located in EAB 119.
Spring’s First Middle East Forum Set for Jan. 21January 19, 2016
A panel of UNO experts will provide analysis on current events impacting the region
Last Chance to Win a Kindle FireJanuary 19, 2016
The contest to name the University’s advancement CRM ends today, January 20.
Become a Sustainability Leader this New YearJanuary 19, 2016
Begin the New Year with a new you - be a sustainability leader for your department.
Buffett Institute Launches New Program to Support Early Childhood ResearchJanuary 19, 2016
Doctoral students will be eligible to receive annual awards for multidisciplinary research
Performance Task Academy | Feb. 19-20January 19, 2016
This two-day conference, led by Dr. Marc Chun, will help faculty members use course content to develop performance tasks.
Wellness Center Updates & Upcoming EventsJanuary 18, 2016
See what the Wellness Center has to offer.
Selfie Sticks Now Available at Criss Library!January 18, 2016
Come check-out a selfie stick and show the world your selfie prowess!
New Year, New CommuteJanuary 18, 2016
This New Year, make a resolution to take money out of your gas tank and put it back into your pocket.
CFE Sponsors Presentation by Author Jose BowenJanuary 18, 2016
The Center for Faculty Excellence is sponsoring a presentation by José Bowen, author of "Teaching Naked," today, March 7, 2016, in CEC 201.
Coalition Rx General MeetingJanuary 17, 2016
Coalition Rx seeks to inform parents, kids and educators about the dangers of prescription drug abuse.
Play Board Games at Criss Library Game NightJanuary 17, 2016
Criss Library hosts a game night the third Sunday of every month. Anyone is welcome to attend and participate in board games.
Get Financially Fit this YearJanuary 15, 2016
On Tuesday, April 12 the financial literacy class will discuss managing credit.
U.S. Strategic Command and University of Nebraska Strengthen PartnershipJanuary 15, 2016
U.S. Navy Adm. Cecil D. Haney, U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) commander, and representatives from the command hosted Dr. Hank Bounds, University of Nebraska president, and more than 20 senior leaders from the university to discuss USSTRATCOM’s global missions and promote military-to-university cooperation and innovation.
UNO Community Invited to Join University ChorusJanuary 15, 2016
Do you enjoy singing? The UNO University Chorus is a non-auditioned ensemble, open to all students, faculty, and staff.
Criss Library Exhibit Features Architectural Studies of H. A. RaapkeJanuary 15, 2016
The Criss Library Archives and Special Collections presents a new exhibit, "The Architectural Studies of H. A. Raapke," featuring works produced during H. A. Raapke's student years.
Tech Executive to Speak at Women in IT LectureJanuary 14, 2016
The title of the lecture is “STEM Career Strategies: Where the Money Is”
Teaching Analysis by Students(TABS) Program Dates AnnouncedJanuary 13, 2016
The Teaching Analysis by Students (TABS) program is designed to assist instructors in identifying and effectively using their teaching strengths, isolating teaching problems, and developing improvement strategies to achieve professional growth.
CRM Naming Contest, Win a Kindle FireJanuary 13, 2016
The advancement CRM will hold all the university’s alumni, donor, and friend information and will be used by all campuses of the university, all alumni associations, and the foundation.
Service Learning 101 | Feb. 9January 13, 2016
Faculty new to service learning and those with projects in development are welcome.
UNO Online Degrees Among Best in NationJanuary 12, 2016
Earning a world-class Bachelor of General Studies or Criminal Justice degree is possible from anywhere
Handling Employee Pay for Campus Closing on Jan. 13January 12, 2016
UNO has declared a one-day closing period for today, Wednesday, January 13. Only previously designated staff (essential personnel) will be required to report to work.
Schwalb Center Hosts Middle East Forum | Jan. 21January 12, 2016
Join campus scholars for the Middle East Forum Jan. 21, 12-1 P.M., at the Barbara Weitz Community Engagement Center 230.
Be Alert for Potential Phishing AttemptsJanuary 12, 2016
This is a reminder that UNO employees should be on alert for fraudulent "phishing" emails designed to steal their credentials.
Free Cooking Workshops in HPERJanuary 12, 2016
Learn to make stir fry at this week's free cooking demonstration.
Zeta Tau Alpha Informal Recruitment EventsJanuary 10, 2016
Zeta Tau Alpha is a Greek organization that strives to makes a difference by innovative programming, emphasizing leadership development, service to others, academic achievement, and commitment to friendship.
Important Information about Classes on WednesdayJanuary 10, 2016
In order to ensure that everyone who wants to can be a part of President Obama's remarks at Baxter Arena, classes will not be held today, Wednesday, January 13.
WEPA Print Stations UpgradedJanuary 09, 2016
If you print using the WEPA Mobile app, you will need to sign in again when you print the first time after the upgrade.
Start Smart Salary Negotiation Workshop | 5 - 8 P.M.January 09, 2016
The UNO Women and Gender Studies program and American Association of University Women are partnering together to bring you Start Smart.
Service Learning This Week | Week of Jan. 11January 09, 2016
Check out the service learning opportunities for this week.
UNO Class Puts Buffett Investment Philosophy to the TestJanuary 08, 2016
Students are tasked with investing like Warren Buffett
Rural Futures Institute Now Accepting Applications for Competitive AwardsJanuary 08, 2016
Make an impact on rural people and places with your research and teaching ideas.
UNO Student's Art on Display at Eppley AirfieldJanuary 08, 2016
Elisa Wolcott looks to raise awareness and funds for a local nonprofit by selling 2,000 ceramic birds.
Briscoe Headed For College Football Hall of FameJanuary 08, 2016
Former Omaha University quarterback Marlin Briscoe will be among the class of 2016 inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in December.
Nominations Sought for CCSW Awards | Due Jan. 24January 08, 2016
The Chancellor’s Commission on the Status of Women seeks nominations for its Outstanding Achievement Award and Student Scholarship Award.
Win a Kindle FireJanuary 07, 2016
Submit the winning name for the new CRM and receive a Kindle Fire!
Vanessa Vasa Named Employee of the Month for JanuaryJanuary 06, 2016
UNO recently selected Vanessa Vasa as Employee of the Month for January. A Catering Manager in Student Involvement, Vanessa was nominated for her leadership skills and attention to detail.
WIN Offers Funding for Nebraska NonprofitsJanuary 06, 2016
Nebraska nonprofit organizations and University of Nebraska groups addressing critical community needs at the local or state level are invited to submit funding ideas to Women Investing in Nebraska for the group’s 2016 grant awards.
UNO Hockey Team Visits Children's HospitalJanuary 05, 2016
There were games, prizes and a lot of smiles at the holiday carnival
UNO Flag Lowering ProcessJanuary 05, 2016
Flag lowerings are done to commemorate the passing of members of the university community. Review the flag lowering policy for details.
UNO Production Headed to Theatre FestivalJanuary 05, 2016
"Animal Farm" is one of only six shows invited to perform
Information Security Newsletter: Protecting Technology and Personal DataJanuary 04, 2016
Whether it’s a smartphone, laptop, desktop, tablet, or another device, your new technology and personal data should be protected.
Indoor Walking Program | Jan. 4-March 26January 04, 2016
For $30, non-members can access the HPER indoor track from 11 A.M. to 1 P.M.
UNO Flag Lowering for Emily ChambersJanuary 04, 2016
The UNO flag will be lowered today, Tuesday, January 5, 2016, for 28-year-old Emily Chambers, who passed away December 24, 2015. Emily began working as the Marketing and Suites Manager at Baxter Arena August 8, 2015.
Nominations Sought for CCSW Awards | Due Jan. 24January 03, 2016
The Chancellor’s Commission on the Status of Women seeks nominations for its Outstanding Achievement Award and Student Scholarship Award.
Foundation to Invest Time, Resources in CRM SystemJanuary 03, 2016
The foundation will be investing significant time and resources to provide a Constituent Relationship Management (CRM) system to facilitate the University of Nebraska’s advancement efforts.
Center for Research in Human Movement Variability Accepting Applications for Pilot Project MechanismJanuary 03, 2016
The NIH Center of Biomedical Research Excellence awards provide funds for research infrastructure and pilot grants for investigators.
Best of 2015 RecapJanuary 03, 2016
Did you miss any of UNO’s “Best of 2015” stories from last month? Don't worry – we put together a recap.
Make Good Health Your ResolutionDecember 31, 2015
Providing world-class facilities, programs and resources to support all facets of wellness