News Release Archive
Stories of Civic Engagement From SG-UNOOctober 31, 2018
Tuesday, Nov. 6, is Election Day across the United States but for members of UNO student government, civic engagement occurs each and every day
P-16 Project Turns Students into Citizen ScientistsOctober 31, 2018
UNO students are teaming with high school students from Northwest High School to test the water and soil at the Omaha Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium's Wildlife Safari Park.
Flag Lowering for Victims of Pittsburgh ShootingOctober 28, 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 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Alum, Diplomat Shares Wisdom With UNO StudentsOctober 26, 2018
Scott Shiller, who graduated from UNO with a degree in public relations in 1994, spoke to a group of UNO students as part International Studies’ “Coffee With A Diplomat” series.
Master of Science in Biomechanics Now AvailableOctober 25, 2018
Students can now apply to earn a master's degree in biomechanics at UNO.
UNO Alumni Night of HonorOctober 24, 2018
The UNO Alumni Association celebrated achievements by members of the worldwide UNO alumni network with its fifth annual UNO Alumni Night of Honor, Oct. 23.
Flying Mavs Place First Regionally for Second-Consecutive YearOctober 23, 2018
UNO's competitive flight team was named the top school in their region at the 2018 National Intercollegiate Flying Association (NIFA) Safety and Flight Evaluation Conference (SAFECON) competition this month.
Updates to the UNO Campus Policy LibraryOctober 22, 2018
In an effort to help members of the Maverick community more quickly locate campus or system-wide policy information, UNO has implemented several updates to its Campus Policy Library.
UNO PRSSA Earn National AwardsOctober 22, 2018
UNO’s PRSSA chapter earned two national awards presented at the PRSSA National Conference.
Military Times Ranks UNO Among Nation’s Best for Military, Veteran StudentsOctober 22, 2018
Military Times has once again named the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) as one of the nation’s top universities for military and veteran students.
Chancellor Gold: Access, At the Heart of UNO’s Founding Mission, Equally Critical TodayOctober 22, 2018
The following message from Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D., appeared in the Omaha World-Herald’s editorial page on Sunday, Oct. 21.
Kirchner to Take New Role for NU SystemOctober 21, 2018
Carol Kirchner, associate vice chancellor for business and finance, has been named associate vice president for business and finance for the University of Nebraska.
UNO's External Funding Hits All-Time HighOctober 19, 2018
UNO has set a new record by bringing in a record amount of external funding - $22,432,327 – for the 2017-2018 academic school year.
Flag Lowering for Nicholas FisherOctober 19, 2018
The UNO flag will be lowered for UNO student Nicholas Fisher who recently passed away.
The Maverick Minute | Chuck HagelOctober 18, 2018
Chuck Hagel, former Secretary of Defense and U.S. Senator for Nebraska, discusses the Chuck Hagel Symposium in Public Service with Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D.
Shared Research Goals Support UNO Global Engagement EffortsOctober 16, 2018
For four weeks in October, two visiting research administrators from Nigeria and South America, are visiting UNO to learn processes, techniques used by colleges and the Office of Research and Creative Activity
Dr. Jeanette Harder Earns "Community Collaborator Award"October 12, 2018
UNO is pleased to announce that Dr. Jeanette Harder was awarded the Great Plains IDeA-CTR "Community Collaborator Award".
Accessibility Services Center Welcomes Jennifer PapprothOctober 12, 2018
Jennifer (Jen) Papproth has been named as the new Director of the Accessibility Services Center.
UNO Students, Faculty Help Military Increase Identifications of Service Members' RemainsOctober 11, 2018
The College of Information Science and Technology has spent the last year working with Offutt Air Force Base and the Department of Defense to speed up the process of identifying fallen service men and women.
Enrollment Management Welcomes Matthew SchillOctober 11, 2018
In his role, Matt will be responsible for the operations and strategy for the Registrar Office at both institutions.
UNO, UNMC Mail Services to Operate JointlyOctober 10, 2018
In the continual effort to identify and implement key efficiencies, the Mail Services operations of UNO and UNMC are being brought together.
Enrollment Management Welcomes Lina StoverOctober 10, 2018
Lina will be responsible for undergraduate admissions operations and student recruitment
Flag Lowering for Dr. Howard BlaxallOctober 09, 2018
The UNO flag will be lowered for UNO retiree Dr. Howard Blaxall who recently passed away.
Women in IT, Security Services Marks Transformation in ITS and Technology CultureOctober 08, 2018
The stereotypes of who is in a technology job and what they may act and look like are long gone. At least, they should be. University of Nebraska ITS is proof.
New Opportunities for Research, Collaboration With Relocation of Munroe-Meyer InstituteOctober 05, 2018
Chancellor Gold and Karoly Mirnics, M.D., Ph.D., director of the Munroe-Meyer Institute, spoke recently about the institute's move to Scott Campus and the opportunities for continued and future collaborations.
Health Center Closed Oct. 15-16 for UpdatesOctober 05, 2018
The Nebraska Medicine - UNO Health Center will be closed from Oct. 15 - 16 as they transition to a new electronic medical record that will help better serve students.
UNO Names Charlene Patterson Employee of the MonthOctober 03, 2018
Charlene was nominated by her peers for her hard work and dedication to her office and the students, staff and faculty it serves.
Mavericks Hold Their Own In 2018's "40 Under 40"October 03, 2018
The list salutes 40 of our area's young, dynamic business leaders.
Jerry Parriott Earns Board of Regents KUDOS AwardOctober 03, 2018
The Business Manager and Grant Financial Officer was presented with the award on Oct. 3.
Graduate School Expo Makes Lasting ImpactOctober 03, 2018
In this article from the Omaha World-Herald, learn more about the upcoming Graduate School Expo on Oct. 10 and how a past expo helped alumna Alex Bauer decide to pursue her graduate degree at UNO.
UNO Staff SurveyOctober 02, 2018
UNO Staff Advisory Council (SAC) is excited to announce our first-ever staff-focused campus climate survey; deadline Oct. 19.
Flag Lowering for H. Edsel BuchananOctober 02, 2018
The UNO flag will be lowered for UNO retiree H. Edsel Buchanan who recently passed away.
Biomechanics Student Receives F31 GrantOctober 02, 2018
Jeff Patterson, a doctoral candidate in UNO’s Department of Biomechanics, received an F31 grant from the National Institutes of Health that will allow him look at human ankles in a unique way.
New Analysis Finds Area's Young Voter Turnout Below National AverageOctober 01, 2018
With the 2018 midterm elections just a month out, newly analyzed data might provide a picture of who will be showing up to the polls.
Annual Campus Security and Fire Safety ReportOctober 01, 2018
UNO provides current students, faculty and staff information relating to crime statistics and policies concerning public safety.