News Release Archive
Update Made to Purchasing GuidelinesJune 29, 2018
Purchasing requirements for the university have changed following an adjustment made by the federal government
Engage Workshops AvailableJune 29, 2018
With the transition from MavSYNC to Engage complete, all faculty, staff, and students are now able to log into the new system and set up their profiles. This new system has better tools and a more user friendly interface.
Board of Regents Approves New Insurance ProvidersJune 29, 2018
The University of Nebraska Board of Regents on Thursday approved changes to the university’s insurance providers beginning Jan. 1, 2019.
Regents Approve 2018-19 Operating BudgetJune 28, 2018
The University of Nebraska Board of Regents on Thursday approved a 2018-19 operating budget that holds spending growth to near zero as NU implements significant cuts while simultaneously working to grow its impact on Nebraska’s economy and quality of life; President Bounds: "Our interest is in growing this university."
Regents Approve Munroe-Meyer Institute’s Move to Scott CampusJune 28, 2018
On Thursday, June 28, the University of Nebraska Board of Regents approved the move and rebuilding of the Munroe-Meyer Institute for Genetics and Rehabilitation from its existing location on the University of Nebraska Medical Center’s Omaha campus to the former First Data building on Pine Street, located on the University of Nebraska at Omaha’s Scott Campus.
UNO Alum Receives Prestigious ScholarshipJune 27, 2018
After graduating from UNO, Mavericks go on to do great things. Recent biotechnology graduate Harim Won is a perfect example.
Freeman-Wakefield Receives International Recognition for Work With Nebraska CommunitiesJune 27, 2018
Ellen Freeman-Wakefield, public programs director for UNO's School of Public Administration, was recently recognized as "Institute Director of the Year" by the International Institute of Municipal Clerks
Flag Lowering for David ThorndikeJune 27, 2018
The UNO flag will be lowered for UNO retiree David Thorndike who recently passed away.
College Choice Ranks UNO Gerontology Programming Among Best in NationJune 27, 2018
The University of Nebraska at Omaha has been ranked as having some of the best gerontology programming in the country.
UNO Young Alumni Academy ApplicationJune 26, 2018
Members selected to the academy have unique networking and professional development opportunities while developing stronger connections to each other and with UNO.
UNO Program Helps Connect High School Students With Government LeadersJune 26, 2018
The Nebraska Civic Leadership Program annually helps high school students from across the metro get first-hand experiences with how their local, state and federal governments work
UNO Planetarium Operator Joins Girl Scout Team at Intensive NASA WorkshopJune 26, 2018
One of UNO’s own has been given the chance to work alongside NASA scientists to find a way to bring STEM opportunities back to the girls of Nebraska.
Handshake Replaces UNO Career ConnectJune 26, 2018
The site will serve as the central portal to learn when employers will be recruiting on campus, how to apply for off-campus jobs and internships, and scheduling career appointments with an ACDC career advisor.
Flag Lowering for Margaret (Peggy) MainelliJune 26, 2018
The UNO flag will be lowered for UNO employee Margaret (Peggy) Mainelli who recently passed away.
UNO Senior Vice Chancellor Search Committee AnnouncedJune 25, 2018
A 28-person search committee has been identified to assist Chancellor Gold in the hiring UNO's next senior vice chancellor
Handshake Replaces UNO Career Connect As Off-Campus Student Employment ResourceJune 25, 2018
Handshake gives students and alumni access to hundreds of different job and internship listings in the Omaha metro and nationwide.
Community Engagement Spotlight | The Goodrich Scholarship ProgramJune 25, 2018
Goodrich Scholarship Program staff members collaborate with Partnership 4 Kids to bring middle school students to a career fair at UNO.
Community Engagement Spotlight | Ryan Spohn, Ph.D.June 25, 2018
Ryan Spohn, Ph.D., is the Director of the Nebraska Center for Justice Research (NCJR) in the College of Public Affairs and Community Service (CPACS).
Community Engagement Spotlight | Phil Witt, Ph.D.June 25, 2018
UNO faculty Phil Witt, Ph.D., and his wife Angie were recognized for their efforts to support refugees in the Omaha community.
Community Engagement Spotlight | Katherine ScarpelloJune 25, 2018
Katherine Scarpello's inspiration began three years ago in a service learning course.
Community Engagement Spotlight | Communication Studies Across the GlobeJune 25, 2018
Abbie Syrek, M.A. and Cameron Logsdon, M.A., and several UNO faculty are helping pave the way for communication studies in Afghanistan.
Political Science Student Nationally Recognized for Impact on Campus, in CommunityJune 22, 2018
Sandy Griffin was recently recognized as a 2018 Newman Civic Fellow by Campus Compact
New Minor in Biomechanics Available for StudentsJune 22, 2018
The Department of Biomechanics has announced a new academic minor option available for undergraduate students interested in the study of human movement
UNO Student Group Invites Community to Aksarben PicnicJune 27, 2018
UNO organization “Room at our Table” invites members of the Omaha community to join them for a community picnic; June 27.
Cuts Hold Spending Growth to Zero In Proposed 2018-19 University BudgetJune 21, 2018
President Bounds expresses concern about upcoming two-year budget cycle: ‘Our options for managing further cuts are limited.’
Think Tank to Bring Clinical Innovation to FruitionJune 15, 2018
Thang serves as a bridge between UNMC's Department of Emergency Medicine and potential partners at UNO's Peter Kiewit Institute.
The Maverick Minute | PRIDE MonthJune 15, 2018
Chancellor Jeffrey Gold sits down with the Director of UNO's Gender Sexuality and Resource Center, Jessi Hitchins, to discuss PRIDE Month.
UNO Names Larry Adler Employee of the Month for JuneJune 12, 2018
Larry was nominated by his peers for his hard work and attention to detail.
UNO Students Finish Third in National Counter-Extremism CompetitionJune 08, 2018
A University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) student organization finished third in a national competition leveraging social media to counter extremism.
NOTICE: Phishing Attempt at NU CampusesJune 08, 2018
A convincing phishing email was sent to many email users at the Omaha, Kearney and Lincoln campuses.
New Voicemail SystemJune 08, 2018
Following a new voicemail system implementation on June 8, users will need to activate their new accounts.
Mom to Earn Degree 11 Years After First UNO ClassJune 08, 2018
Originally enrolled as a freshman in 2007, Danielle Goodwin carved her own Maverick path in earning her degree
UNO Researchers Help Identify New National Biology Curriculum StandardsJune 07, 2018
Researchers from across three UNO colleges joined a national team to help incorporate biotechnology into natural science classrooms
Recommendations Regarding the Chancellor's Transition Process and the UNO Strategic Plan and ProcessJune 07, 2018
Chancellor Gold asked the UNO Strategic Planning Committee to review the transition process and determine what could be incorporated into the strategic plan and unit level planning processes.
UNO Takes Home #SummitFoodFight TitleJune 06, 2018
UNO collected over 56,500 pounds of food during the challenge.
University of Nebraska Defense Research Institute Earns New Five-Year, $92 Million ContractJune 06, 2018
The contract helps position UNO as a national leader in research and development to combat terrorist groups and to keep the United States and its allies safe.
Owen Takes New Role at Buffett Early Childhood InstituteJune 06, 2018
Erin Owen, executive director of the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) Office of University Communications and assistant to the chancellor for communications, will take on a new role Aug. 16 as the Buffett Early Childhood Institute’s Director of Communications and Marketing.
UNO Flags to Be Lowered for Hubert LockeJune 05, 2018
On Wednesday, June 6, UNO flags will be lowered in memory of Hubert Locke, the founding dean of the College of Public Affairs and Community Service (CPACS)
New Job Posting System ComingJune 04, 2018
UNO Career Connect - UNO's online job and internship board for off campus positions - will be changing to the Handshake platform this summer.
Phase-in of Concur Software for Travel Reporting to Begin July 1June 01, 2018
University of Nebraska faculty and staff are advised that campuses will begin transitioning to Concur, a new software system designed to streamline travel expense reporting, on July 1.