News Release Archive
Best of '17December 28, 2017
It was a year of exciting opportunities, new records and national recognition. Here's a month-by-month look back at the highlights of 2017.
Local Students Officially Commissioned As Air Force OfficersDecember 27, 2017
Kalvin Krieser and Tyler Reed were officially commissioned as second lieutenants in the United States Air Force.
Garcia Receives National Honor From Home CountryDecember 22, 2017
Washington Garcia, director of the School of Music, was honored in his home country of Ecuador on Tuesday, Dec. 19, with the nation's highest civilian honor
Courtesy Announcement from NU ITS: Publicized Leak Good Reason to Take Security PrecautionsDecember 22, 2017
An unencrypted database holding over 1.4 billion user ids and passwords, was discovered on the internet on Dec. 5.
Re-Imagining U: Spring Courses AvailableDecember 21, 2017
Re-Imagining U's Spring semester begins February 2018.
Planning New Year's Resolutions: From Commitment to CompletionDecember 21, 2017
Faculty and staff at UNO provide advice on how to stay true to your goals for 2018
Partnership Leverages Theatre Students to Train Future DoctorsDecember 20, 2017
Since 2010, students from the UNO Department of Theatre have teamed with UNMC educators to train the next generation of doctors
NU Leadership: Allocation Changes Serve Students’ Best InterestsDecember 20, 2017
The University of Nebraska will begin making adjustments in 2018-19 to the way it allocates state dollars to the four campuses.
December 2017 Monthly BRT UpdateDecember 20, 2017
Regular updates on the work of the Budget Response Teams.
Request for Applications: Biomedical Informatics Big Data Pilot ProgramDecember 31, 1969
The Great Plains IDeA-CTR Network (GP IDeA-CTR) is a collaboration of 8 institutions to provide research funding; deadline Jan. 31.
Students Team With UNMC to Help Omaha FamiliesDecember 19, 2017
Each semester, psychology students like Nichole Cordle help provide assistance to children who need to improve their social and educational skills.
Yanneys receive Honorary Degrees at December CommencementDecember 18, 2017
Gail Walling Yanney, M.D. and Michael B. Yanney received Honorary Doctor of Humane Letter Degrees from the University of Nebraska Omaha on Dec. 14 at the December 2017 Commencement Ceremony.
UNO Names Deb Derrick Employee of the MonthDecember 15, 2017
Deb Derrick has been awarded Employee of the Month for the month of December.
The Maverick Minute: Chancellor's Transition Final ReportDecember 15, 2017
Chancellor Gold, joined by by Thomas Walker and Dr. Laura Grams, discuss his transition advisory process.
Student Commencement Stories: December 2017December 15, 2017
At the heart of every Maverick is a story that is still being written. These graduates each have a unique story about why UNO will always be a special place to them.
Celebrating December CommencementDecember 15, 2017
On Dec. 15, more than 1,000 Mavericks celebrated December Commencement at Baxter Arena.
A Message from Chancellor Gold: Getting to Know the UNO CommunityDecember 15, 2017
An update on the Chancellor Transition process.
Using 'The Force' to Educate StudentsDecember 14, 2017
Instructor Julien Fielding discusses the philosophical and religious themes of the Star Wars franchise ahead of the opening of "The Last Jedi"
Blackboard Downtime Starting Dec. 28, 2017December 14, 2017
Blackboard will be unavailable starting Dec. 28 - 29.
UNO Child Care Center Announces Re-accreditationDecember 31, 1969
UNO Child Care Center has been reaccredited for the 27th year.
Timely Warning Bulletin: Convincing Phishing EmailDecember 12, 2017
A convincing phishing email was sent to many email users at the Omaha, Kearney and Lincoln campuses.
Winter Walkers ProgramDecember 31, 1969
Donate today to take part in the Campus Recreation Winter Walkers program.
South Weight Room Closed for UpdatesDecember 31, 1969
H&K's South Weight Room will be closed for updates starting Dec. 14.
Faculty Participating in CommencementDecember 08, 2017
A message for faculty who are participating in Dec. 2017 Commencement; Dec. 15.
Request for Applications: MS Political Science ProgramDecember 31, 1969
The MS Political Science Program is now accepting applications for Summer and Fall 2017.
Add 'Class at the Fair' To Your Spring Course SyllabusDecember 31, 1969
The Academic & Career Development Center requests your assistance promoting the Spring 2018 Career & Internship Fair; March 1.
Biostatistics ConsultingDecember 07, 2017
UNO and UNMC are invited to take part in biostatistics consulting.
UNO Research Included in TIME Magazine's 'Person of the Year' IssueDecember 06, 2017
A 2001 report from Associate Professor Lisa Scherer (Psychology) and Professor Shereen Bingham (Communication) was featured in the cover story for TIME's annual "Person of the Year" issue
Indonesian Ambassador Visits UNODecember 09, 2017
The campus community is invited to meet the Indonesian Ambassador to the United States on Saturday, Dec. 9.
Heath Mello Named Associate Vice President for University AffairsDecember 06, 2017
University of Nebraska President Hank Bounds announced Heath Mello has been appointed NU associate vice president of university affairs and director of state relations.
Happy Holidays From Chancellor GoldDecember 06, 2017
Wishing you a happy holiday season and joyful new year.
Flag Lowering for Pearl HarborDecember 06, 2017
All U.S. and Nebraska flags will be flown at half staff in honor of Pearl Harbor Day
Spring Books Now Available at the UNO BookstoreDecember 31, 1969
Get ready for the spring semester by getting your books at the UNO Bookstore, in store or online.
Yuriko Doku Earns Board of Regents KUDOS AwardDecember 05, 2017
The Office of Latino/Latin American Studies (OLLAS) Project Coordinator accepted the award Dec. 5.
UNO Advisor Wins Regional Award for Academic AdvisingDecember 05, 2017
Lyndsey Rice is honored as the NACADA Region 6 honoree for Excellence in Advising as a Primary Role.
Parking and Shuttle Updates - Spring 2018December 31, 1969
Parking Services will be making parking and shuttles updates for the Spring 2018 semester.
UNO Recognized For Sustainability EffortsDecember 04, 2017
The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education has ranked UNO as a top performer in its coordination and planning category.
Student’s Passion: Helping When Disasters StrikeDecember 04, 2017
Helping with the Hurricane Harvey relief effort is only the latest in a long list of experiences that have inspired Karen Franco to pursue an Emergency Management degree at UNO.
Honors Students Earn Second Place Recognition for Online NewsletterDecember 04, 2017
An online newsletter produced by students from the UNO University Honors Program was recently recognized nationally with a second-place prize
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