News Release Archive
UNO, Zoo Initiative Provides K-12 Teacher SupportMay 30, 2018
A math teacher learning circle hosted by UNO and the Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium provides engagement and community support for local area teachers.
New Program Offers Support to D.C. InternsMay 30, 2018
Two Mavericks will benefit from a new University of Nebraska program designed to help students get the most out of their Washington, D.C. internships.
UNO Biomechanics Student Named 2017-2018 Buffett ScholarMay 25, 2018
Jordan Wickstrom, along with her faculty mentors, shared her research and described its implications for the early childhood field.
Mavericks Earn ITA Community Service AwardMay 25, 2018
The Omaha women's tennis team has earned the Intercollegiate Tennis Association's Central Region Community Service Award.
Ahrens Breaks New Ground with Spot in D1 ChampionshipMay 25, 2018
Senior Stephanie Ahrens became the first Omaha track & field athlete to qualify for the NCAA Championship in the Division I era.
UNO Health Services UpdateMay 24, 2018
The University of Nebraska Omaha is finalizing an agreement with Nebraska Medicine to assume responsibility for UNO’s Health Services under a new partnership.
Karo Garcia: Student Athlete, Veteran, MaverickMay 24, 2018
A May 2018 graduate with a degree in physical education, Karo Leon-Garcia was recently profiled in the Columbus Telegram for her commitment to her team and her country
Free College of Engineering Shuttle ServiceMay 24, 2018
The UNL College of Engineering will offer a free ride service between Lincoln and Omaha each weekday for students, faculty and staff, while summer classes are in session; through Aug. 10.
UNO Names Bari Marshall Employee of the Month for MayMay 22, 2018
Bari was nominated by her peers for her teamwork and commitment to students.
Freshman Earns Place at Fulbright Summer ProgramMay 21, 2018
Brian Lacy, a finance, banking and real estate major, is one of just 60 students in the country selected to participate in a three-week summer program in the United Kingdom
University of Nebraska Issues 2018 Global Engagement ReportMay 18, 2018
The University of Nebraska has released a broad summary of successes across the campuses in bringing the world to Nebraska and vice versa.
Graduate Profile | Virginia GallnerMay 18, 2018
Virginia Gallner, a Council Bluffs native, is not just a UNO honors student, she is also a refugee advocate, public speaker, music teacher and folk singer.
Graduate Profile | Nigeena RahmanzaiMay 18, 2018
Nigeena Rahmanzai is looking to make a change in her community both locally and globally.
Graduate Profile | John Patrick NicholsonMay 18, 2018
Despite just being a sophomore, Nicholson was selected for his unwaivering Maverick Spirit.
Graduate Profile | Harim WonMay 18, 2018
Harim Won is a Maverick who had big dreams from an early age.
Graduate Profile | Hameidah AlsafwaniMay 18, 2018
Hameidah Alsafwani was born in Oklahoma, raised in Saudi Arabia, but is committed to giving back to the state of Nebraska.
Graduate Profile | Fatah MirMay 18, 2018
Abdul (Fatah) Mir hopes to work in law enforcement after graduating.
Graduate Profile | Danny VenturaMay 18, 2018
Danny Ventura dreamt of going to college while spending most of his life in Dodge and Fremont, Nebraska.
Graduate Profile | Brittny EscamillaMay 18, 2018
Brittny Escamilla made the jump from the west coast to Nebraska for a very particular reason.
Graduate Profile | Beth MyersMay 18, 2018
Beth Myers, a PK-12 music education major, can’t wait to share the joys of making music with her future students.
Graduate Profile | Audra LangerMay 18, 2018
A double major in both Math and French may seem like an odd pairing, but for soon-to-be graduate Audra Langer, both teach a unique language and are key to improving the lives of others around the world.
Graduate Profile | Ashton DuganMay 18, 2018
Ashton Dugan was born with a rare disease, but she isn’t letting it hold her back.
Graduate Profile | Antonio CampbellMay 18, 2018
A Bellevue native, Antonio Campbell is committed to giving back to his community.
Graduate Profile | Alex ZuehlkeMay 18, 2018
Alex Zuehlke has always loved being a student. Soon, he’ll take that love of education into the classroom as a teacher.
Flag Lowering for Victims of Texas ShootingMay 18, 2018
Gov. Pete Ricketts has requested all U.S. and Nebraska flags be flown at half staff to honor the victims of the tragedy in Santa Fe, Texas
MavSYNC Will Shutdown on May 24May 17, 2018
Be sure to export any information from your MavSYNC account prior to the May 24 shut down.
Mavericks Garner Three NCAA Public Recognition AwardsMay 17, 2018
The Mavericks tied for the second-most programs in the league to garner the honor.
Senior Vice Chancellor Reed to Retire at End of 18-19 Academic YearMay 15, 2018
After 36 years at UNO, Senior Vice Chancellor B.J. Reed plans to retire on May 31, 2019
Important Notice On New Insurance ProvidersMay 15, 2018
Pending approval of the Board of Regents, the University's benefits providers will change beginning Jan. 1, 2019.
Faculty Senate/Staff Advisory Council 2018 Banquet HighlightsMay 15, 2018
Recipients of the Employee of the Year Award, Staff Advisory Council Award, and the Spirit of Service Award were recognized at the banquet, May 10.
Update on Internationalization at UNO and UNMCMay 14, 2018
Chancellor Jeffrey Gold sat down with Drs. Jane Meza and Jody Neathery Castro to discuss internationalization efforts at both campuses.
UNO Professor Among Tribute to Women HonoreesMay 14, 2018
The WCA's Tribute to Women Awards recognizes local women's impact on the community.
Seeking Students Planning to Intern in Washington D.C. this SummerMay 14, 2018
Students will benefit from thoughtful mentoring and programming, expand their network, and learn to progress into a professional career.
Flag to be Lowered in Honor of Peace Officers Memorial DayMay 14, 2018
Governor Pete Ricketts has announced that all U.S. and Nebraska flags are to be flown at half-staff on Tuesday, May 15, 2018, in honor of Peace Officers Memorial Day; May 15.
President Bounds, State Leaders Unveil 'Blueprint Nebraska' to Invigorate Nebraska’s Economy, WorkforceMay 11, 2018
University of Nebraska President Hank Bounds on Friday joined leaders in business, agriculture and government to launch Blueprint Nebraska, a citizen-led, statewide economic development initiative.
Metro Announces Updates to ORBT ProjectMay 10, 2018
Metro announced Thursday the bus rapid transit project (ORBT) will break ground in Fall 2018, and finalized the route, opening in Fall 2020.
EAB Water Shutdown May 12-13May 10, 2018
Construction work will impact water service to the Eppley Administration Building May 12-13.
Chelsea Clinton Speaks at UNOMay 10, 2018
Former First Daughter and best-selling children's author Chelsea Clinton spoke before a crowd of just over 100 people at the "Stronger Together" conference on Thursday, May 10.
UNO, UNMC Students Team for Outreach to YouthMay 09, 2018
The students led small groups of high school students through a morning activity about breast cancer and an afternoon activity on skin cancer.
The Maverick Minute | ASU President Michael CrowMay 07, 2018
Chancellor Jeffery Gold sits down with ASU President Michael Crow, who received a UNO Honorary Degree at the May 2018 Commencement, to chat about innovation in Higher Education.
Congressmen Bacon, Carbajal Visit UNOMay 07, 2018
On Monday, May 7, Congressman Don Bacon (R-NE) and Congressman Slaud Carbajal (D-CA) made a visit to UNO as part of a three-day bipartisan exchange
John Patrick Nicholson: A True MaverickMay 06, 2018
UNO sophomore John Patrick Nicholson served as the College of Information Science and Technology marshal at UNO's May Commencement on Friday, May 4. Nicholson was diagnosed with Stage 4 cancer this past March.
Flying Mavs Earn Top 10 Finish NationallyMay 06, 2018
The student flight team earned its highest national ranking ever at the 2018 National Intercollegiate Flying Association (NIFA) SAFECON competition
Student Commencement Stories: May 2018May 04, 2018
Congratulations to our newest graduates! At the heart of every Maverick is a story that is still being written.
ASU President Gives UNO Commencement RemarksMay 04, 2018
The president of Arizona State University, Michael Crow, delivered remarks at UNO's morning commencement ceremony and received an honorary degree.
A Message from President Hank BoundsMay 04, 2018
An end-of-the-year thank you message from University of Nebraska President Hank Bounds.