2018 News Release Archive
Connect. Take Care. Get Help. A Reminder of Campus ResourcesJune 01, 2020
UNO stands ready to assist the Maverick community - at any time - with important resources for students, faculty and staff because we hear you, we see you, and you are welcome here.
Faculty Fellows Positions AvailableApril 09, 2019
Faculty fellows are experienced and empowered faculty committed to cultivating service learning; applications due April 28.
Call for Proposals: Spring 2019 Inclusive Excellence Development GrantsMarch 11, 2019
The University of Nebraska's Office of Diversity, Access and Inclusion offers system-level support for implementing or strengthening sustainable initiatives that advance diversity, access and inclusion.
Winter 2018 UNO Magazine Now AvailableDecember 21, 2018
The issue's theme is "The Art of Healing" with a focus on the many ways UNO is a place of healing, physically, mentally and spiritually
Dr. Gold Confirmed as UNO Chancellor Through 2021-2022December 20, 2018
The University of Nebraska Board of Regents unanimously approved the appointment of Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D., as chancellor of the University of Nebraska at Omaha, positioning the campus to build on the 18-month period of growth and momentum it has experienced under Dr. Gold's interim leadership.
The Best of 2018December 20, 2018
It was a year of exciting opportunities, new records and national recognition. Here's a month-by-month look back at some of the highlights of 2018.
UNO Child Care Center Scholarship Provides Support For Student ParentsDecember 19, 2018
Thanks to a grant from the U.S. Department of Education, the UNO Child Care Center is providing financial scholarships for students who are parents to help them achieve their educational goals.
Beware of Email ScamsDecember 19, 2018
The University of Nebraska Information Technology Services team and UNO Department of Public Safety have learned of ongoing email scams being sent to members of the UNO community.
Dec. 24 Designated Paid Holiday for Eligible UNO EmployeesDecember 19, 2018
NU President Hank Bounds has announced a day of administrative leave on Monday, Dec. 24, following a pronouncement by President Donald Trump closing all federal offices that day.
Regents to Consider Dr. Gold's UNO AppointmentDecember 17, 2018
The regents will meet at Varner Hall Dec. 20 to make the decision.
University of Nebraska Teachers Scholars Academy to Address Critical Workforce NeedsDecember 17, 2018
Thanks to a generous gift from the William and Ruth Scott Family Foundation, the University of Nebraska will be in an even stronger position to meet one of Nebraska’s most critical workforce needs.
Watch Chancellor Gold's Holiday MessageDecember 17, 2018
Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D. talks about UNO's growth in the past year.
Water Line Project to Impact Dodge Street, UNODecember 17, 2018
Construction along Dodge Street, from University Drive East to 62nd Street, will impact traffic on westbound Dodge Street the week of Dec. 17.
Student Commencement Stories: December 2018December 14, 2018
Congratulations to our newest graduates! At the heart of every Maverick is a story that is still being written.
Buffett Institute Releases Report On Its First Five YearsDecember 12, 2018
Ongoing efforts to close the achievement gap and to strengthen the early childhood workforce constitute the critical areas of work.
State Senator-Elect Machaela Cavanaugh Visits UNODecember 12, 2018
While on campus, Cavanaugh learned about STEM education at UNO and the Nebraska Business Development Center.
Maverick Down Under; Nguyen Returns from Invictus Games With A Gold, BronzeDecember 11, 2018
The games began in 2014 as an opportunity to compete in athletics for veterans or current service members who were wounded, either physically or mentally, while serving their country.
UNO Alumna Directs Orchestra of High School, UNO Music StudentsDecember 10, 2018
'Sound Health' is a collaborative project that partners the UNMC Cancer Center Healing Arts program, Millard North High School, and UNO School of Music.
NU Institute Executive Directors Featured On Rural Futures Podcast Season 2 FinaleDecember 07, 2018
Each of the guests were asked to approach their areas of expertise through RFI’s lenses of future-focused leadership, rural-urban collaboration and high-touch, high-tech.
Walking Safely In Icy ConditionsDecember 06, 2018
UNO Environmental Health and Safety encourages all students, faculty and staff to watch this precautionary video provided by the National Safety Council.
UNO Names Wendi Chiarbos Jensen Employee of the MonthDecember 05, 2018
Wendi was nominated by her peers for her hard work and her ability to motivate others.
Conflict of Interest Disclosures Required for all External FundingDecember 04, 2018
In anticipation of regulations surrounding conflict of interest, ORCA will begin requiring FCOI disclosures from senior and key personnel on proposals submitted to all external agencies.
IS&T Capstone Develops Tool to Measure UNO Community Engagement EffortsDecember 04, 2018
Students from the Management Information Systems Capstone course at UNO are providing new and exciting ways for the campus to track the impact of community engagement efforts from faculty, students and staff
Timely Warning for Phishing AttemptDecember 04, 2018
Information Technology Services has learned of two phishing emails sent today targeting the UNO community.
Regents Approve Durham Science Center RenovationDecember 04, 2018
Under the proposal, construction would begin in May 2020 after funds are secured and is expected to run through August 2022.
Faculty Pioneer New Frontier for STEM EducationDecember 03, 2018
Years ago, UNO computer science professor Victor Winter built "Bricklayer" to help his computer programming students; today, his creation is revolutionizing how teachers at all levels are bringing STEM concepts into the classroom
Flag Lowering for President George H.W. BushDecember 03, 2018
All U.S. and Nebraska flags will be flown at half-staff until Monday, Dec. 30, in honor of the passing of President George H.W. Bush
The Maverick Minute | STEM TRAIL CenterNovember 30, 2018
Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D. sits down with Dr. Christine Cutucache to discuss the STEM TRAIL Center.
Incidents of RoboCalls on the IncreaseNovember 29, 2018
“RoboCalls” have been on the increase in the U.S. and the University has also experienced these types of calls.
UNO Magazine: All Nebraska's a StageNovember 29, 2018
Thanks to Nebraska Shakespeare and UNO alumni, communities across the state get to know the Bard.
Christensens to be Honored With Naming of Concert Hall in UNO Strauss Performing Arts CenterNovember 29, 2018
The newly renovated concert hall within UNO's Janet A. and Willis S. Strauss Performing Arts Center will be named in honor of Chancellor Emeritus John Christensen and his wife, Jan Christensen.
The Maverick Minute | UNO Television Studio UpgradeNovember 29, 2018
Chris Allen, professor in the UNO School of Communication and General Manager of UNO Television, discusses UNO Television's 4K upgrade with Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D.
UNO Magazine: Agents of ChangeNovember 28, 2018
UNO Master of Public Administration graduates are the 'movers and shakers' leading cities across the state of Nebraska
USSTRATCOM Fellows Program Engages Alumni NetworkNovember 27, 2018
This year, graduates of the program established an alumni network to encourage collaboration after returning to their duties at USSTRATCOM.
Govain-Nelson Finds Greater Purpose at UNONovember 26, 2018
This year, graduates of the program established an alumni network to encourage collaboration after returning to their duties at USSTRATCOM.
Academic Affairs Announces New Faculty AwardsNovember 26, 2018
Three new awards have been created to recognize the outstanding work being done by UNO faculty.
UNO Magazine: Tweet. Post. Snap.November 26, 2018
UNO students are helping engage Nebraskans through social media.
UNO Magazine: High School Students Get a Head Start in Athletic TrainingNovember 25, 2018
Each year, UNO helps high school students from across Nebraska explore a career path in Athletic Training
Students, Alumni Help Feed Those in Need Over Thanksgiving HolidayNovember 24, 2018
Representatives from UNO Students Against Hunger and TRIO Project Achieve helped prepare meals for Omahans in need.
UNO Magazine: Spacing Out Across NebraskaNovember 23, 2018
As home to the NASA Nebraska Space Grant Consortium, UNO provides countless opportunities for aerospace-related activities to students across the state.
UNO Magazine: State of DiscoveryNovember 21, 2018
Whether it's bats, birds, cows or crops - UNO students and alumni are digging into research across Nebraska
Parking Services Recognized Nationally for Customer Service EffortsNovember 21, 2018
In November, UNO Parking Services was recognized with the T2 Systems Impact Award.
Legislative, Administrative Aides Tour UNONovember 21, 2018
While on campus, they toured the Biomechanics Research Building and learned about the Office of Military and Veterans Services.
Heartland B-Cycle Expansion on CampusNovember 20, 2018
Three new Heartland B-cycle Stations have arrived on campus.
Update Your Wifi Settings TodayNovember 20, 2018
UNOSecure will be decommissioned on May 12, 2019. Please be sure to update your wireless settings on campus.
How to Run a Good Meeting, Proven By ScienceNovember 19, 2018
UNO researchers Joseph Mroz and Joseph Allen were recently featured in Association for Psychological Science for "Psychological Science Can Make Your Meetings Better."
Proposed New Policy: Research IntegrityNovember 15, 2018
Following the review and comment period, the policy will be routed to the Chancellor’s Cabinet for final approval.
Big Idea! Pitch Competition Winner Goes to NationalsNovember 15, 2018
Ly Phan pitched a management system for nail salons in the form of an app, benefits nail technicians, salon owners, and customers.
Partial Walkway Closure Between Arts and Sciences Hall and East GarageNovember 15, 2018
Beginning Monday, Nov. 19, through Fall 2020, a portion of the walkway south of Arts and Sciences Hall, adjacent to the top level of the East Parking Garage, will be fenced off due to construction.
UNO Residence Hall Association Wins Regional AwardNovember 14, 2018
UNO's RHA was awarded the “Commitment to Equity & Inclusion” Award.
McMorris to Lead University CommunicationsNovember 14, 2018
Makayla McMorris has been named the next executive director of the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) Office of University Communications.
UNO Professor Finds Donated Blood Went Unused After Mass ShootingNovember 14, 2018
A new study shows a spike in blood donations after the 2017 Las Vegas mass shooting was more than hospitals needed – so much so that 17 percent of the blood went unused.
Hiring Process for UNO, UNMC Assistant Vice Chancellor for Inclusion Under WayNovember 13, 2018
The search will fill a role that will oversee current and future inclusivity activities on both campuses
Flag Lowering for Jacquelyn ChristenhamNovember 12, 2018
The UNO flag will be lowered for UNO retiree Jacquelyn Christenham who recently passed away.
Gift Card Scams Could Ruin the Holiday SeasonNovember 09, 2018
Gift cards are a great way to give a gift. But did you know they are also a scammer’s favorite way to steal money? According to the FTC they are the #1 payment method asked for by imposter scams.
Apply for the Nebraska Certified Public Manager ProgramNovember 08, 2018
The CPM is a nationally-accredited comprehensive management development program for current and aspiring managers in federal, state and local government, and in nonprofit organizations.
Flag Lowering for Victims of Thousand Oaks, CA ShootingNovember 08, 2018
Flags will be lowered in honor of the victims of the Thousand Oaks, CA shooting.
Online Learning an Asset for Students, FacultyNovember 07, 2018
Since the mid-1990s, UNO has made advances in how it delivers high-quality education in an online setting. Today, those efforts are making a significant impact on students and faculty alike.
Apply to Be A Maverick Venture Fund AnalystNovember 06, 2018
Gain insights into the world of Venture Capital and Angel investing by applying to be a Maverick Venture Fund Analyst; applications due Dec. 1.
Profile Page Enhancements Help Faculty Showcase Publications, Research and MoreNovember 06, 2018
The Web Teams (A combination of Information Technology Services and University Communications Digital Communications teams) collaborated with Academic Affairs and the Colleges to work with faculty on improving integrations and design of the Profile Page templates on unomaha.edu.
Register For the Adult Fitness ProgramNovember 05, 2018
A supervised fitness class aimed at strengthening muscle and bone, reducing the risk of hypertension, obesity, diabetes, and falling while enhancing movement quality in everyday life.
'Show the O' Gets New LookNovember 05, 2018
Since February 2013, 'Show the O' flags have made it to every continent and every state.
New Scholarship to Benefit New Generations of IT ProfessionalsNovember 05, 2018
The SharePoint Saturday–Omaha Community Educational Scholarship Fund was established with a gift commitment to the University of Nebraska Foundation.
Dr. Gold Named Priority Candidate for UNO ChancellorNovember 05, 2018
President Bounds: Dr. Gold’s continued leadership of UNO, UNMC through 2021-22 brings opportunities ‘to grow our impact’
A Message from President Bounds | UNO & UNMC LeadershipNovember 05, 2018
Following a public feedback period, I will bring the Board of Regents a recommendation to approve Dr. Gold’s appointment as chancellor through June 30, 2022.
UNO Receives Workplace Health AwardNovember 05, 2018
For the second consecutive year, UNO has been recognized for its workplace wellness initiatives by the American Heart Association
Buffett Scholars, Supporters Celebrate 10 Years of Being a 'Family'November 01, 2018
Thousands of students and alumni have called themselves members of the Thompson Learning Community, which was formed in 2008 to assist recipients of the Susan T. Buffett Scholarship.
UNO Names Chloé Smith Employee of the MonthNovember 01, 2018
Chloé was nominated by her peers for her hard work and her ability to adapt to challenges.
University of Nebraska Foundation Among America’s 100 Favorite CharitiesNovember 01, 2018
The University of Nebraska Foundation, the charitable arm of the University of Nebraska and its affiliates, is among America’s top 100 favorite charities for 2017.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Flag Lowering for Nicholas FisherOctober 19, 2018
The UNO flag will be lowered for UNO student Nicholas Fisher who recently passed away.
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.
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.
Re-Imagining U Fall Registration Now OpenOctober 17, 2018
October features a great lineup of courses and partnership presentations, including sessions on FMLA, talent management and hiring best practices
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
Email Scam AlertOctober 15, 2018
The Cybersecurity & Identity team wants to make you aware of email scams involving gift cards.
UCRCA Call for ProposalsOctober 15, 2018
The purpose of the UCRCA is to expand the capacity for research and creative activity at UNO by supporting the generation and dissemination of new knowledge; deadline Nov. 1.
Accessibility Services Center Welcomes Jennifer PapprothOctober 12, 2018
Jennifer (Jen) Papproth has been named as the new Director of the Accessibility Services Center.
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".
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 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.
New Resources Available for UNO VeteransOctober 10, 2018
The Office of Military and Veteran Services is excited to offer two new services for veterans hosted weekly.
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.
Apply for the Nebraska Certified Public Manager ProgramOctober 04, 2018
The course of study is designed to address competencies that facilitate exceptional job performance and organizational success.
University of Nebraska "Big Ideas" Collaboration InitiativeOctober 04, 2018
In conjunction with the Collaboration Initiative, faculty are invited to submit proposals for bold, interdisciplinary Big Ideas; deadline Jan. 11.
Request for Proposals | Collaboration Initiative 2018-2019October 04, 2018
Three different funding levels are available. Faculty who submit applications must attend the Collaboration Initiative Retreat; deadline to register for the retreat is Nov. 1, application deadline is Jan. 11.
Call for Proposals | Fall 2018 Inclusive Excellence Development GrantsOctober 04, 2018
The University of Nebraska’s Office of Diversity, Access and Inclusion is pleased to open the Fall 2018 call for proposals for Inclusive Excellence Development Grants; deadline Nov. 16.
USSTRATCOM Funded Research OpportunityOctober 03, 2018
The University of Nebraska’s National Strategic Research Institute (NSRI) has an exciting opportunity for an unclassified, USSTRATCOM-funded research project; deadline Oct. 12.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Flag Lowering for H. Edsel BuchananOctober 02, 2018
The UNO flag will be lowered for UNO retiree H. Edsel Buchanan who recently passed away.
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.
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.
A Message from UNO’s Dean of Students: UNO CaresOctober 01, 2018
UNO Cares. If you or a friend has experienced or are experiencing a difficult personal situation, you have resources, reporting options, and the support of UNO.
Pilot Program Gives MMI Student Maverick ExperienceSeptember 28, 2018
The Munroe-Meyer Institute, in partnership with UNO, provides students with intellectual/developmental disabilities the Maverick experience.
UNO Well Represented Among 2018 OEAA NomineesSeptember 28, 2018
On Sunday, Sept. 23, the Omaha Entertainment and Arts Awards announced its 2018 nominees, which included multiple with UNO connections.
UNO's New Lost & Found ProgramSeptember 27, 2018
Anyone who finds they may have lost an item on campus can now check for that item online.
October is Cyber Security MonthSeptember 27, 2018
October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM), a collaborative effort between government and industry to ensure every American has the resources they need to stay safer and more secure online, while increasing the resiliency of the Nation during cyber-threats.
Proposed New Policy: Regulations on the Use of University Facilities and GroundsSeptember 27, 2018
The University Facilities and Grounds draft policy is now open for review and comment on the campus policy library.
Mammel Hall Addition Moving ForwardSeptember 27, 2018
University of Nebraska regents approved the program statement for the privately-funded addition at their October meeting.
Senior Looks to Break Barriers, Improve CommunitiesSeptember 26, 2018
Tiffany Hunter, a senior real estate major, recently became the first UNO student to earn a national scholarship to support women pursuing careers in commercial real estate.
University Unveils Health Plan EnhancementsSeptember 26, 2018
President Hank Bounds, Ph.D. and Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D. address the university on the new health benefits plan.
Flag Lowering for Arlene SteierSeptember 26, 2018
The UNO flag will be lowered for UNO student Arlene Steier who has passed away.
Ebdon Earns Lifetime Achievement AwardSeptember 25, 2018
The Association for Budgeting and Financial Management has awarded Dr. Carol Ebdon the 2018 Paul Posner Pracademic Award.
Participants Needed for Exercise and Food StudySeptember 24, 2018
This study is designed to determine how exercise affects food choices.
Student Veteran Honored In Washington DCSeptember 24, 2018
Kat Clyde took part in the Nebraska Female Veterans Flight, which honored female veterans from every war since World War II.
Great Plains IDeA-CTR Collaborator of the Year AwardSeptember 20, 2018
Vote now for this year's Great Plains IDeA-CTR Collaborator of the Year award; deadline is Oct. 3.
UNO Recognized for Student Voter EngagementSeptember 20, 2018
The ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge has awarded UNO with a Silver Seal for having a voter participation rate of more than 63 percent in 2016.
Senator Vargas Visits UNOSeptember 19, 2018
Senator Tony Vargas, representing District 7 in southeastern Omaha, recently visited the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO).
Most Spirited "Lil' Mav" ContestSeptember 18, 2018
Bringing MavSPIRIT to our youngest Mavericks; applications due Oct. 5.
Walker Awarded Lifetime Achievement AwardSeptember 18, 2018
The American Society of Criminology - Division of Policing has awarded UNO Professor Dr. Samuel Walker with its 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award.
UNO Flag Lowered in Honor of John Patrick NicholsonSeptember 14, 2018
The UNO flag will be lowered on Friday, Sept. 14, in memory of John Patrick Nicholson, a student who passed away earlier this month.
UNO Television Dedicates New 4K StudioSeptember 14, 2018
The conversion to 4K HDTV was made possible by grants from the Nebraska Broadcasters Association, The Knowledge Network, a coalition of five Omaha-area schools that airs programming on Cox and CenturyLink channels, and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.
A Message from President Hank BoundsSeptember 13, 2018
Results from a survey conducted by Gallup regarding campus climate.
P.E.O. Graduate Scholarships AvailableSeptember 12, 2018
UNO Graduate Studies is reaching out for nominations for two great scholarship opportunities for students.
Email Management UpdateSeptember 12, 2018
Access to your personal email digest of the University's email security software will be switched to use single-sign-on through the TrueYou identity management system.
Shizuoka University President Visits UNO to Celebrate Decades-Long PartnershipSeptember 12, 2018
On Friday, Sep. 7, Shizuoka University President Kiyoshi Ishii visited UNO and reflected on a 39-year friendship between the two schools
Incoming Students Share Common Experiences, Make New ConnectionsSeptember 12, 2018
This year, more than 2,100 incoming students had the opportunity to come together, before the start of the semester, to share their experiences of reading Willa Cather's "My Antonia"
Faculty Leadership ForumsSeptember 11, 2018
Faculty Leadership Forums are intended to connect faculty across campus who serve either in similar leadership roles or are developing similar professional interests that steer toward leadership on campus; apply by Oct. 1.
Communities of Practice | Call for MembersSeptember 11, 2018
CoPs are cohorts of faculty members from multiple disciplines who investigate teaching innovations, actively research, share feedback, assess student learning and grading techniques, and explore new models of practice; apply by Oct. 1.
Flag Lowering for JoAnn CarriganSeptember 11, 2018
The UNO flag will be lowered for UNO retiree JoAnn (Jody) Carrigan who recently passed away.
Internal Funding Awards Bulletin AvailableSeptember 10, 2018
Each year, UNO faculty and students conduct globally relevant research and creative activity that reflects the metropolitan mission of the university.
Boocker Serves as Delegate at Phi Kappa Phi Biennial ConventionSeptember 10, 2018
Boocker currently serves as president of the UNO chapter and attended the convention as the chapter’s voting delegate.
NU System Awards Graduate Students With Presidential FellowshipsSeptember 06, 2018
NU President Hank Bounds has named Kaitlin Sundberg, who is pursuing a master's degree in history, and Anthony Starke, a doctoral candidate in public administration, as recipients of two 2018-19 Presidential Graduate Fellowships
UNO Recognized Nationally for Sustainability EffortsSeptember 05, 2018
Two national organizations have identified UNO as one of the nation's top higher education institutions when it comes to sustainable campus efforts
UNO Welcomes Another Record Class of First Year StudentsSeptember 04, 2018
UNO has achieved another record-setting incoming first year class for the fourth year running while also recording a slight decline to overall enrollment.
Summer 2018 UNO Magazine Now AvailableSeptember 04, 2018
The issue's theme is "Nebraska" and includes articles on how UNO has impacted Nebraskans across the state and it's continued efforts to reach for the stars.
Flag Lowering for Pearl ParsonsSeptember 03, 2018
The UNO flag will be lowered for former UNO employee Pearl Parsons who recently passed away.
UNO Professor Discovers Prehistoric SpeciesAugust 31, 2018
Professor George Engelmann discovered a new species of pterosaur, more commonly referred to as pterodactyls, at a dig site in Utah.
Faculty Research Part of National Discussion on Reaction to High-Profile DeathsAugust 31, 2018
A study from Paige Toller, associate professor of communication, highlights the taboo of speaking ill of the dead does not always apply in online forums
Faculty and Staff Wellness Center MembershipsAugust 30, 2018
Want to become a member of the Wellness Center this upcoming semester? UNO has payroll deductions for staff and faculty wanting to become members.
Legislative Candidate Davis Visits UNOAugust 30, 2018
Legislative candidate Davis stopped on campus to discuss UNO's STEM efforts within Omaha as well as public budgeting and financial management.
Student Research and Creative Activity Funding AvailableAugust 29, 2018
There are several programs that present UNO students with many unique research opportunities.
Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center Pilot Projects ProgramAugust 29, 2018
The Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center is accepting applications seeking support for innovative, significant pilot projects in cancer research; deadline is Oct. 1.
Nebraska Marathon UNO Discount CodeAugust 29, 2018
The Nebraska Marathon invites UNO employees to participate in a marathon, half marathon, or 5K race on Oct. 14, 2018.
Legislative Candidate Hunt Visits UNOAugust 29, 2018
Hunt discussed the importance of UNO's support of small businesses and the work at UNO that is helping Nebraska edge towards the forefront of the STEM field.
Maverick Venture Fund Looking to InvestAugust 28, 2018
The Maverick Venture Fund is looking for small businesses and startups to invest money in.
UNO Celebrates #BeKind DayAugust 27, 2018
Omaha leaders spoke at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) on Friday, Aug. 24, putting a focus on kindness.
Flag Lowering for Senator John McCainAugust 27, 2018
All U.S. and state flags will be lowered until Sunday, Sept. 2, in honor of Arizona Senator John McCain, who passed away on Saturday, Aug. 25.
Nebraska EPSCoR's FIRST Award ProgramAugust 23, 2018
Nebraska EPSCoR's FIRST Award program is designed to help early career faculty to initiate their research programs and compete more effectively for NSF CAREER grants; deadline is Oct. 1.
Evans to Lead Campus Security, Public SafetyAugust 23, 2018
Charlotte Evans has been named interim chief of police/director of campus security and public safety for UNO, UNMC and Nebraska Medicine, effective immediately.
Alumna Living Her Dream As Designer, EntrepreneurAugust 23, 2018
Hannah Nodskov, founder and CEO of Hannah Caroline Couture, is debuting a new line at this year's Omaha Fashion Week.
August 2018 Monthly BRT UpdateAugust 22, 2018
Regular updates on the work of the Budget Response Teams.
Changes Coming to Mail Service OperationsAugust 22, 2018
UNO Mail Services will be adjusting its window hours and moving to centralized points of mail delivery and pick up
ilos is Now "UNO Academic Video," Powered by VidGridAugust 21, 2018
As ilos was renamed VidGrid, the university saw this as a great opportunity to internally re-brand the product as well.
Flag Lowering for David HintonAugust 21, 2018
The UNO flag will be lowered for David Hinton, whose 34-year career included serving as dean for the College of Public Affairs and Community Service and College of Information Science and Technology
UNO INBRE Scholars Get Hands-On ExperienceAugust 21, 2018
Juniors Timothy Rezineck, Andrew Pham and Camille Larson had the unique opportunity this summer to work in science labs alongside experienced researchers
Quality of Care Focus of New Nebraska Medicine, UNO CollaborationAugust 20, 2018
Nebraska Medicine has assumed management of UNO Health Services in a new collaboration aimed at long-term enhancement of the quality of care available to UNO’s campus community.
The Maverick Minute | Doug EwaldAugust 20, 2018
Doug Ewald, Vice Chancellor for Business, Finance and Business Development for UNO and UNMC, speaks with Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold about his new role in this Maverick Minute.
Online Course Development Grants AvailableAugust 17, 2018
The grants are designed to help promote the development of quality online courses and programs that aim to assist with UNO strategic goals; deadline is Sept. 5.
Student Workers Help Bookstore Run SmoothlyAugust 17, 2018
Abby Kane, John Kramer and Taylor Schulz are all Mavericks. They are also all employees of the UNO Bookstore, one of the many on-campus employment opportunities at UNO.
College Homepages Get New LookAugust 17, 2018
UNO’s effort to continually improve its website user experience moved forward with a new homepage design for all six colleges and the CEC.
Flag Lowering for James B. JohnsonAugust 17, 2018
The UNO flag will be lowered for former faculty member James B. Johnson who recently passed away.
UNO Announces New Recruitment Campaign: Access to ExceptionalAugust 16, 2018
The new semester will bring a new undergraduate recruitment campaign to the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO): Access to Exceptional.
ULOP Seeking Students Interested in LawAugust 15, 2018
The Underserved Law Opportunities Program (ULOP) is currently seeking qualified UNO first and second year undergraduate students to participate in the program; deadline Sept 7.
UNO Shuttle Tracking App Goes LiveAugust 15, 2018
A new mobile app and online portal will riders to track campus shuttles and better plan for intra-campus travel.
UNO Adds Office of National Scholarships, FellowshipsAugust 15, 2018
The Office of National Scholarships and Fellowships has been created to assist students with applying for highly-competitive support from national organizations and foundations
Legislative Program Analyst Tenopir Visits UNOAugust 15, 2018
Tenopir met with campus leaders on the progress of campus projects and construction.
Baxter Arena's Clear Bag PolicyAugust 15, 2018
Going forward, any bag taken into a ticketed event at Baxter Arena will need to be transparent plastic
Higher Learning Commission Reaffirms Accreditation of UNOAugust 14, 2018
The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) has officially reaffirmed its accreditation of the University of Nebraska at Omaha.
Recap of UNO, NU Leadership Updates From Summer 2018August 14, 2018
A summary of key leadership personnel changes that have taken place between the end of the Spring 2018 semester and start of Fall 2018 semester
Flag Lowering for Kimberly MeeksAugust 14, 2018
The UNO flag will be lowered for UNO retiree Kimberly Meeks who has passed away.
New Video Highlights Public Safety ResourcesAugust 13, 2018
The UNO Department of Public Safety has produced a new video to help educate the campus about its services
Zoo Provides College of Education With Opportunities for Research, PartnershipsAugust 10, 2018
Research from teacher education professors has helped Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium enhance its new Children's Adventure Trails exhibit
Beadle Receives Grant to Study Caregiver StressAugust 10, 2018
UNO professor Janelle Beadle, Ph.D. was awarded a Great Plains IDeA-Clinical Translational Research Network Scholars grant.
Changes to Roles, Responsibilities Within Division of Student SuccessAugust 10, 2018
A select number of staff within the Division of Student Success have updated their roles and responsibilities
UNO Pikes Earn Top Chapter Recognition In North AmericaAugust 08, 2018
At the 2018 Pi Kappa Alpha International Convention, Delta Chi Chapter was recognized as being in the top 10 percent of all Pi Kappa Alpha Chapters across the United States and Canada.
Dance Team Summer RecapAugust 07, 2018
The group of 15 dedicated dancers is determined to make this season their best yet, and to do so, they spent their summer preparing.
Legislative Candidate DeBoer Tours UNOAugust 07, 2018
DeBoer discussed UNO STEM programs and their impact on students, among other topics.
UNO Employee, Afghan Refugee Helped by Education Seeks Opportunities for OthersAugust 07, 2018
Hanif Sufizada joined UNO's Center for Afghanistan Studies in February 2018, but his ties to UNO, and the Center, go back more than 30 years
Poeschl Serving as Interim Executive Director of University CommunicationsAugust 07, 2018
Emily Poeschl will serve as interim executive director of the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) Office of University Communications while the search for a new executive director progresses.
NHL Profiles Former Maverick Jake GuentzelAugust 06, 2018
A recent feature story published by NHL.com focuses details the life and successes of Jake Guentzel, a Stanley Cup champion with the Pittsburgh Penguins and former forward for the Mavericks hockey team.
UNO Names Kirsten Omoto Employee of the MonthAugust 06, 2018
Kirsten was nominated by her peers for her hard work and dedication to her office and the veterans it services.
Regents Approve 2019-21 Budget RequestAugust 03, 2018
The University of Nebraska would receive state funding to cover core needs like health insurance, utilities and general operations under a two-year budget request approved Friday by the Board of Regents.
Dan Kenny Earns Board of Regents KUDOS AwardAugust 03, 2018
The ITS Software Developer was presented with the award on Aug. 3.
Omaha Area Teachers Attend Law WorkshopAugust 03, 2018
The workshop was created to help promote civic literacy and to help teachers better understand the courts and judicial process.
The Maverick Minute | Aim for the StarsAugust 02, 2018
Connie O'Brien, director of the Aim for the Stars, speaks with Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold about the summer science and math camp in this Maverick Minute.
Aviation Student Earns Top National ScholarshipAugust 01, 2018
Maddy Petry, a University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) aviation student, recently earned a top national scholarship provided by Alpha Eta Rho International and sponsored by Mesa Airlines.
James Pottorff Named Vice President and General CounselAugust 01, 2018
Pottorff will begin at NU on Sept. 10, pending approval of the Board of Regents.
Beware of Ransom Scam EmailJuly 31, 2018
The ITS Cybersecurity & Identity team, along with the University of Nebraska-Lincoln police, have been made aware of a scam extortion email being received by university personnel across the system.
NoyceSCIENCE Scholarships AvailableJuly 31, 2018
College Juniors and Seniors who are science and/or education majors are encouraged to apply for the NoyceSCIENCE Scholarship.
Single Game Hockey Tickets Go On Sale Aug. 1July 31, 2018
Omaha Athletics announced that single game tickets for the 2018-19 hockey season will go on sale on Wednesday, Aug. 1 at 10 a.m.
Request for Applications: Great Plains IDeA-CTR Pilot Grant ProgramJuly 30, 2018
The Great Plains IDeA-CTR Network is pleased to announce an opportunity for pilot funding through an NIH/NIGMS grant; applications due Sept. 7.
Fall 2018 Financial Aid Disbursement InformationJuly 30, 2018
The Fall financial aid disbursement process has begun.
Flag Lowering for Parsla DineenJuly 30, 2018
The UNO flag will be lowered for UNO retiree Parsla Dineen who recently passed away.
Changes to UNO's Recycling ProgramJuly 27, 2018
Now, cardboard recyclables will be collected separately from paper, plastics and metal recyclables.
Metro Announces Aksarben Transit CenterJuly 26, 2018
This fall, Metro will relocate the Bergan Mercy Transit Center to the Aksarben area.
Omaha Elementary Teachers Bring Biomechanics Into the Classroom With BODYMODELS ProjectJuly 26, 2018
Omaha-area elementary teachers joined UNO faculty to develop a biomechanics curriculum to implement in their classrooms this fall.
UNeMed Launches Tech Transfer PodcastJuly 24, 2018
UNeMed launched today its pilot episode of a planned podcast series, “Innovation Overground,” which will publish new episodes on Mondays.
VPN Access Changes to Take Effect July 29July 24, 2018
Access to UNO's Omaha VPN will now require two-factor authentication through TrueYou DUO
Senator Lindstrom Visits UNOJuly 23, 2018
Lindstrom discussed biomechanics and economic development during his visit to campus.
The Maverick Minute | UNMC Medical OrchestraJuly 23, 2018
Director of the School of Music Washington Garcia speaks with Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold about a new effort to launch a UNMC orchestra in this Maverick Minute.
University-wide Travel Policy Finalized; Implementation UnderwayJuly 20, 2018
The policy creates a uniform process – from travel approval through reimbursement – for faculty and staff traveling on university business and employees processing related expenses.
Service Learning Seminar Empowers Educators, Community GroupsJuly 19, 2018
The annual UNO Service Learning Seminar provides opportunities for educators at all levels to bring public service and civic engagement into their classrooms
Be Aware of Text Message ScamJuly 18, 2018
The ITS Cybersecurity and Identity teams have been made aware of a phishing scam through text message that has been reported as being received by university personnel.
Doug Ewald Named Senior Business Officer for UNO, UNMC CampusesJuly 18, 2018
Ewald brings nearly 30 years of administrative experience to the position as well as a significant track record of service to state of Nebraska
Taphorn Takes New Role, Will Step Down as Head of Newman CenterJuly 18, 2018
Rev. Joseph Taphorn, inaugural director of the St. John Paul II Newman Center, will step down effective January 2019.
Legislative Candidate Deaver Tours UNOJuly 18, 2018
Deaver discussed UNO STEM programs and their impact on students, among other topics.
Flag Lowering for Joyann MooreJuly 16, 2018
The UNO flag will be lowered for UNO retiree Joyann Moore who has passed away.
New Electric-Vehicle Charging Stations on CampusJuly 16, 2018
Two new charging stations for electric-powered vehicles have been added to the Dodge Campus
UNO Attends Area's First African Cultural FestivalJuly 16, 2018
The event was put on with a mission of connecting people, fostering creativity, and engaging the African diaspora in the local community.
UNO Opportunities Help Support Talented Metro High School MusicianJuly 13, 2018
Cole Palensky, 17, was selected to play at Carnegie Hall, but first he performed at the UNO Jazz Camp
UNO Names Maureen Rosenkaimer Employee of the MonthJuly 13, 2018
Maureen was nominated by her peers for her hard work and dedication to customers.
New Academic Advising Council OfficersJuly 12, 2018
UNO's Academic Advising Council welcomed new officers in June.
Chris Kabourek Named University of Nebraska Vice President and Chief Financial OfficerJuly 12, 2018
Kabourek, who has held the interim role since January, will assume the permanent position pending approval by the Board of Regents at its Aug. 3 meeting.
Reimers-Hild Named Interim Executive Director of Rural Futures InstituteJuly 12, 2018
Reimers-Hild assumed the role upon the June 30, 2018, retirement of Chuck Schroeder, Founding Executive Director of RFI.
Nearly 150 Mavericks Join Summit Academic Honor RollJuly 11, 2018
The Summit League announced the 2017-18 Academic Honor Roll today, a list that included 147 student-athletes from Omaha Athletics.
School of Music Helps Bring New Orchestra to UNMC, Nebraska MedicineJuly 11, 2018
A partnership between UNMC and the UNO School of Music is bringing a new orchestra to the UNMC campus this fall for faculty, staff and students
University of Nebraska Ranks Among World’s Top 100 In Earning U.S. PatentsJuly 11, 2018
A new report ranks the University of Nebraska among the top 100 universities worldwide in earning U.S. patents to protect innovative research and discoveries.
Jane Meza Named to Lead Global EngagementJuly 10, 2018
Meza's position oversees UNO International Programs; UNMC International Health and Medical Education; and Asia Pacific Rim Development Program.
Jacobs Serving as Interim Director of Accessibility Services CenterJuly 09, 2018
Jacobs, an accessibility specialist, will oversee the UNO Accessibility Services Center while a search is conducted to refill the position previously held by Anne Heimann
Ken Bayles Named Interim Associate Vice Chancellor for Research and Creative ActivityJuly 06, 2018
Bayles' interim appointment will last up to two years, during which he will lead UNO's research and creative activity efforts
Mavs Honored at Heartland Youth PrideJuly 05, 2018
2 Mavericks, along with the Gender and Sexuality Resource Center, were recognized at this year's Heartland Youth Pride event.
Security Awareness Tips and Info for SummerJuly 05, 2018
Information Technology Services is sharing a rundown of news and notes to help you stay safe against cyber attacks and other digital attacks.
Fire Hydrant Replacements to Take Place Near Criss Library, Sapp FieldhouseJuly 05, 2018
From Monday, July 9, through Monday, July 16, water access as well as pedestrian and vehicle traffic will be minimally impacted for areas of campus as two fire hydrants are replaced
Water Main Repairs to Begin July 5July 05, 2018
Repairs to a water main near Allwine Hall will begin July 5. Access to water or walkways will not be impacted.
Laurie Ruge Begins Term As 95th Chairman of the BoardJuly 03, 2018
Ruge was confirmed as chair by the board of directors during its quarterly meeting May 22 at the Thompson Alumni Center.
The Maverick Minute | Academic & Career Development CenterJuly 03, 2018
Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D., talks with Katie Wessel about the Academic and Career Development Center and a recent honor.
Student Scientists Forge Different Paths to SuccessJuly 03, 2018
Recent graduate Harim Won and senior Sean Watson are hoping to make an impact in the world of medicine thanks to opportunities they've received attending UNO
UNO Omaha's Choice for Third Consecutive YearJuly 03, 2018
For the third year in a row, voters have put the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) at the top of the Omaha's Choice Awards' College/University category.
Library Cafe Closed Week of July 9July 02, 2018
Due to a fire hydrant replacement and interior improvements, the Library Cafe will be closed the week of July 9.
UNO Faculty, Former Nebraska Corrections Director Awarded Prestigious Criminal Justice AwardJuly 02, 2018
UNO and The Association of State Correctional Administrators are proud to announce that Robert P. Houston is the recipient of the 2018 Louie L. Wainwright Award.
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.
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.
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.
Flag Lowering for David ThorndikeJune 27, 2018
The UNO flag will be lowered for UNO retiree David Thorndike who recently passed away.
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.
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.
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
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.
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 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.
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 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
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 | 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.
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 | Katherine ScarpelloJune 25, 2018
Katherine Scarpello's inspiration began three years ago in a service learning course.
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 | 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).
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 21, 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.
Proposed New Policy: Service CentersJune 14, 2018
A new draft policy regarding Service Centers is now open for review and comment on the campus policy library.
H&K Sleep SurveyJune 13, 2018
Help the school of Health and Kinesiology better understand student sleep patterns at UNO.
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.
Ahrens Earns All-America Honors at NCAA ChampionshipJune 09, 2018
Senior Stephanie Ahrens became the first athlete in program history to earn All-American honors in the Division I era Saturday night at the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships at the University of Oregon's historic Hayward Field.
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.
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.
Technology Excellence Award Nominations SoughtJune 05, 2018
The Technology Excellence Award, offered in Kearney for the past eight years, is now open for all Information Technology Services throughout the system. This is an opportunity to recognize ITS staff for their hard work and achievements.
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.
Participate in OUT@UNOJune 01, 2018
OUT@UNO is an effort to create visibility for queer and trans spectrum people who are often invisible to the campus community.
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.
Graduate Student Has Passion For Science in the Lab, in the CommunityJune 01, 2018
As a second-year graduate student, Matthew Baker is not only working to uncover how our brains work, but also how to ensure federal science funding remains a national priority
UNO NSSLHA/Collegiate Sertoma Receives Gold Chapter HonorsMay 31, 2018
National NSSLHA Chapter Honors are awarded to affiliated chapters that demonstrate an outstanding effort to support the organization's mission to inspire, empower, and support students in communication sciences and disorders programs.
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.
MavReady Seeks College World Series VolunteersMay 29, 2018
MavReady and Douglas County Emergency Management are inviting UNO students and student organizations to participate in a community service project during this year’s College World Series; deadline to sign-up is June 10.
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 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.
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
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
Graduate Profile | Antonio CampbellMay 18, 2018
A Bellevue native, Antonio Campbell is committed to giving back to his community.
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 | 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 | Harim WonMay 18, 2018
Harim Won is a Maverick who had big dreams from an early age.
Graduate Profile | Nigeena RahmanzaiMay 18, 2018
Nigeena Rahmanzai is looking to make a change in her community both locally and globally.
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 | 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 | Ashton DuganMay 18, 2018
Ashton Dugan was born with a rare disease, but she isn’t letting it hold her back.
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.
Graduate Profile | Brittny EscamillaMay 18, 2018
Brittny Escamilla made the jump from the west coast to Nebraska for a very particular reason.
Graduate Profile | John Patrick NicholsonMay 18, 2018
Despite just being a sophomore, Nicholson was selected for his unwaivering Maverick Spirit.
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.
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.
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
Mavericks Garner Three NCAA Public Recognition AwardsMay 17, 2018
The Mavericks tied for the second-most programs in the league to garner the honor.
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.
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.
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.
Office of Research External Awards Bulletin AvailableMay 11, 2018
The bi-annual Office of Research and Creative Activity External Awards bulletin is available to view.
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.
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.
EAB Water Shutdown May 12-13May 10, 2018
Construction work will impact water service to the Eppley Administration Building May 12-13.
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.
Courtney Luxon Named Advisor of the YearMay 08, 2018
Courtney’s nominators describe her as a “champion for students.”
Applications Now Open for 2018 Tech Transfer Boot CampMay 07, 2018
Aimed at scientists and students that are interested in what it takes to commercialize a new invention or discovery; applications accepted until July 30.
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.
Include Career Development In Your Fall PlanningMay 04, 2018
Include an ACDC event in your Fall planning or invite ACDC staff to come talk to your class.
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.
UNO Student, Alumna Earn Fulbright HonorsMay 02, 2018
UNO senior Judah Broekemeier and UNO alumna Rani Taborek Potter will spend the 2018-2019 academic year overseas thanks to Fulbright teaching assistantships
UPDATE: UNO Summer Camps Filling FastApril 30, 2018
UNO Youth Camps season is right around the corner! Many sessions are filling fast, but there is still room in a variety of camps as deadlines for registration near.
April 2018 Monthly BRT UpdateApril 27, 2018
Regular updates on the work of the Budget Response Teams.
New UNO Buildings and Maps PageApril 27, 2018
The new page will help visitors, faculty, staff, and students find maps and building information more easily.
Omaha South Students Get Coding Crash Course At UNOApril 27, 2018
Over 200 students from Omaha South High came to UNO to participate in "Coding As A Second Language," an event facilitated by the Hispanic Heritage Foundation.
Summer Program Allows Students to Gain Skills, Give Back to StateApril 27, 2018
Three UNO students spent the summer serving areas of rural Nebraska.
Disabilities SurveyApril 27, 2018
You are invited to take part in a research study about the perceptions of individuals with disabilities on UNO's campus.
Social Work Students Present Research Findings at Memphis ConferenceApril 27, 2018
Four UNO students presented research at the Social Work Symposium in Memphis, TN.
Student Organization Award WinnersApril 26, 2018
Student Organizations would like to congratulate the recipients of the 2018 Student Leadership Awards.
Call for Papers | European Studies ConferenceApril 26, 2018
Papers fitting a number of topics and disciplines are welcome; deadline is May 18.
I/O Psychology Program Nationally Ranked for Interdisciplinary WorkApril 26, 2018
UNO is excited to announce that the university’s I/O Psychology program has been nationally ranked in two categories. The main focus of the ranking was interdisciplinary work in which UNO was ranked among the top five.
Call for Civic Participation Mini-Grant ProposalsApril 25, 2018
Proposals addressing UNO's goals of civic engagement and civic participation are due by Friday, May 11.
UNO Announces Winners of Andy Award for International JournalismApril 24, 2018
Alisha Davis and JoAnna LeFlore are the latest recipients of the Andy Award.
Parking Restrictions Near PKI April 26, 27April 24, 2018
An on-campus event will restrict parking lot access near the Peter Kiewit Institute
UNO School of Communication Hosts High School Media ConferenceApril 23, 2018
Omaha Bryan, Millard West, Marian High, and Mount Michael Benedictine high schools received top honors in a media contest held annually by the University of Nebraska Omaha School of Communication.
Timely Warning Bulletin | Incident at Baxter ArenaApril 20, 2018
The UNO Department of Public Safety (UNODPS) has determined circumstances exist that members and guests of the UNO campus community should be aware of. Please read this notification for additional information.
Africa Summit Sparks EnthusiasmApril 20, 2018
The forum provided for information-sharing and collaboration among faculty, staff and graduate students who have an interest in Africa.
Michael Hilt Hired as CFAM DeanApril 19, 2018
Hilt, who has served as interim dean of the college since last July, will become just the second CFAM dean since the college’s formation in 2006. Pending approval from the University of Nebraska Board of Regents, Hilt will begin his term as dean on July 1.
The Maverick Minute | Father Joe TaphornApril 19, 2018
Chancellor Jeffrey Gold sits down with the Newman Center's Father Joe Taphorn to talk about the center and it's housing and campus life it offers to UNO students.
Flag Lowering for James WoodApril 19, 2018
The UNO flag will be lowered for UNO retiree James Wood who recently passed away.
Updates to Eppley Administration Building ConstructionApril 19, 2018
UNO Facilities has shared new information regarding ongoing construction and re-model projects taking place at the Eppley Administration Building
Pump Up Your Courses with Digital Learning WorkoutsApril 18, 2018
The UNO Digital Learning Team will be offering 9 different 5-day Digital Learning Workouts this summer.
Flag Lowering for Former First Lady Barbara BushApril 18, 2018
Flags will remain lowered through Saturday evening.
Input Needed for Printing and Copying GuidelinesApril 18, 2018
The Print/Copy BRT is conducting a user survey to inform its development of printing and copying guidelines; deadline is May 7.
Access to Blackboard Ended on June 30, 2018April 18, 2018
On June 30, Blackboard was completely phased out and Canvas is now the single Learning Management System here at UNO.
Students Use Social Media to Combat HateApril 18, 2018
A group of UNO honors students are hoping a new effort will combat biases against refugees
Emergency Preparedness SurveyApril 18, 2018
Members of the UNO community are encouraged to help the University of Nebraska Public Policy Center, along with the Douglas and Sarpy County Emergency Management Agencies, with a survey on emergency preparedness; deadline is April 30.
Complete the Gallup Survey On Campus ClimateApril 18, 2018
Students, faculty and staff of the University of Nebraska should have received an email last week from Gallup with a campus climate survey; deadline April 27.
Online Course Development Grants Now AvailableApril 17, 2018
Instructors may be compensated for the time they spend developing online courses.
New Student Body President, Vice President Sworn InApril 16, 2018
2018-2019 Student Body President/Regent Renata Valquier Chavez and Vice President Benji Fountain were sworn into office on Monday, April 16.
Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society Inducts New MembersApril 15, 2018
On Monday, April 9, a group of 86 students and staff were inducted into UNO's chapter of the Phi Kappa Phi honor society.
Campus Encouraged to Report Potholes as Repair Work ContinuesApril 12, 2018
If you see a pothole, please report it to the appropriate facilities offices.
TRIO Project Achieve Inducted Into EducationQuest Hall of FameApril 12, 2018
The Hall of Fame recognizes students, individuals and organizations that help achieve EducationQuest's mission of improving access to higher education in Nebraska.
Ombuds Services is Seeking a University OmbudsApril 11, 2018
The role of a UNO Ombuds is to help students, staff, and faculty resolve university-related problems and conflicts, navigating difficult situations, and advocacy for fair processes; deadline to apply is May 1.
Search Opens for Vice Chancellor of Business, Finance and Business DevelopmentApril 11, 2018
The University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) and University of Nebraska - Medical Center (UNMC) have opened a national search for a joint Vice Chancellor of Business, Finance and Business Development.
Alsafwani Finds Fit in Emergency ManagementApril 11, 2018
Switching majors nearly three years into her college career turned out to be a blessing for Hameidah Alsafwani.
UNO Names Amy Skolaski Employee of the MonthApril 11, 2018
Amy Skolaski has been named April's Employee of the Month.
14th Annual Ten Outstanding Young Omaha (TOYO!) Teens Award Winners AnnouncedApril 10, 2018
UNO, in partnership with the Omaha Jaycees and Village Pointe Shopping Center, are excited to announce the recipients for the 14th annual Ten Outstanding Young Omaha Teens award (TOYO! Teens).
Call for Professors to Teach College Courses in the Omaha Correctional CenterApril 09, 2018
Looking for professors, lecturers and instructors interested in teaching General Education courses at OCC or other Nebraska prisons.
MavForensics Earns Ninth-Consecutive Top-10 National RankingApril 09, 2018
UNO's competitive speech earned a No. 6 finish for the second straight year
Biomechanics/Biotechnology Student Named Goldwater ScholarApril 09, 2018
Samantha Sack is the third student in UNO history to earn a Barry Goldwater Scholarship Award, one of the nation’s most prestigious academic awards.
UNO Awarded the 2017 Tree Campus USA RecognitionApril 09, 2018
In an effort to support sustainability efforts on campus, UNO met the five criteria needed to receive the distinction.
Collaboration is Theme of UNO HackathonApril 08, 2018
UNO joined DOD innovation accelerator MD5 and the Nebraska Applied Research Institute for a multi-day Hackathon event hosted at PKI
Staff Advisory Council Welcomes New MembersApril 06, 2018
Thank you to everyone who voted for Staff Advisory Council members.
A Message from University Leadership | Gallup Climate SurveyApril 06, 2018
This week you will receive an email from Gallup alerting you to a campus climate survey; April 12.
National Health Care Decision DayApril 06, 2018
The Department of Gerontology encourages people to think about their advanced directive while they are in good health; April 16.
UNO Theatre Offers BOGO Faculty & Staff TicketsApril 05, 2018
UNO Faculty and Staff have access to discounted tickets to UNO Theatre's "Marat/Sade" show on April 12.
Ambassadors Forum Provides Insight, Opportunities for StudentsApril 05, 2018
Four former U.S. ambassadors visited the UNO campus on Wednesday, April 4, to discuss modern foreign policy with students and members of the public
Wellness Jobs and Career OpportunitiesApril 04, 2018
Campus Recreation is currently looking to fill open positions; deadlines include May 1 and 31.
Sustainability SurveyApril 04, 2018
UNO’s Sustainability Community of Practice is looking for your feedback.
Volunteers Needed for Mobility StudyApril 04, 2018
The Biomechanics Research Building is looking for healthy volunteers to participate in a mobility study.
Governor Signs Budget Package; President Bounds Thanks SupportersApril 04, 2018
Gov. Pete Ricketts on Wednesday signed the state budget package approved by the legislature with no vetoes. Under the budget, the University of Nebraska's funding will be reduced about $11 million in the current year, and next year's appropriation will be cut about $6 million.
UNO Faculty Named Top Teaching, Engagement Award WinnersApril 03, 2018
University of Nebraska President Hank Bounds announced the 2018 winners of the university’s most prestigious awards for teaching, research and engagement.
Budget Package Clears Final Round of Legislative Debate, Heads to Governor's DeskApril 03, 2018
The Nebraska Legislature on Tuesday gave final approval to the state budget package, including adjustments to the University of Nebraska’s funding for 2017-18 and 2018-19.
Discount on Alumni Memberships to the Wellness CenterApril 02, 2018
May 2018 graduates are eligible for a discount on the Alumni Membership for the Wellness Center; offer expires August 19.
The Fried Academy Aims To Facilitate Important Conversations On CampusApril 02, 2018
The Sam and Frances Fried Academy was created in hopes that Omaha will one day become a hub for Holocaust and genocide studies.
Flag Lowering for Victoria LohmanApril 02, 2018
The UNO flag will be lowered for UNO retiree Victoria Lohman who recently passed away.
UNO Alumnus Explores the Earth's InteriorApril 02, 2018
Michael Walter, Ph.D, is a 1985 UNO graduate, is the new director for the nation's premier research laboratory specializing in the physics and chemistry of deep-planet interiors
Warming Named Next Omaha Men's Soccer Head CoachApril 02, 2018
Omaha Vice Chancellor for Athletics Trev Alberts announced the hiring of Bob Warming as the next head coach of the Omaha men's soccer team.
Idaho State University College of Science and Engineering Names Scott Snyder as New DeanApril 01, 2018
Idaho State University has named Scott Snyder as the new dean for the College of Science and Engineering. UNO leadership will work on a transition plan and announce in the near future.
Grace Abbott School of Social Work attends "Social Work Day at the United Nations"March 30, 2018
700 faculty, students, and practitioners met at the U.N. headquarters to hear world leaders address how social workers can advocate for environmental justice.
Faculty Fellows Positions Available in the Service Learning AcademyMarch 30, 2018
The Service Learning Academy is now accepting applications for two open Faculty Fellows positions; deadline to apply is April 28.
Reminder to Transition to CanvasMarch 30, 2018
It is very important not to wait until just before classes start in August to get started with Canvas.
Tajikistan Ambassador Hopes To Increase Collaborations With UNOMarch 30, 2018
Tajikistan Ambassador Farhod Salim sat down with University Communication to discuss UNO’s role in Central Asia, his relationship with Sher Jan Ahmadzai, and what how he hopes UNO and Tajikistan can collaborate more in the future.
Biomechanics Addition Work to Impact Pedestrian WalkwaysMarch 30, 2018
Construction of the new addition to the Biomechanics Research Building is tentatively scheduled to begin on Monday, April 9, resulting in periodic sidewalk closures.
The Maverick Minute | UNO Sustainability Coordinator Sarah BurkeMarch 29, 2018
Chancellor Jeffery Gold sits down with UNO Sustainability Coordinator Sarah Burke to discuss sustainability goals for UNO.
Sarah Burke Earns Board of Regents KUDOS AwardMarch 29, 2018
UNO's Sustainability Coordinator accepted the award March 29.
The Maverick Minute | Chuck Hagel Symposium in ServiceMarch 29, 2018
Chancellor Jeffery Gold sits down with former Nebraska Senator Chuck Hagel to discuss the Chuck Hagel Symposium in Service.
Mavericks Share Community Engagement Experiences at Board of Regents MeetingMarch 29, 2018
Students Antonio Campbell and Casey Jones shared how their time at UNO has helped them engage with the community at the University of Nebraska Board of Regents meeting on Thursday, March 29.
Flag Lowering for Chester MortonMarch 28, 2018
On Thursday, March 29, the UNO flag will be lowered in honor of Chester Morton.
UNO Student Has Money In Her Pocket After Appearance On "Wheel of Fortune"March 28, 2018
Senior Caitlyn Marco took home just over $10,000 after appearing on the show April 3.
The Maverick Minute: Barbara Holland and the Metropolitan University MissionMarch 27, 2018
Chancellor Gold interviews Distinguished Professor of Community Engagement and Friendly Maverick, Barbara Holland in the Criss Library.
Men Needed for Sociology ResearchMarch 26, 2018
The purpose of this research study is to examine how providing unpaid, non-professional care to older adult loved ones relates to stress and health in younger men.
The Maverick Minute | UNO's U.S. Senator Chuck Hagel Archivist Lori SchwartzMarch 23, 2018
Chancellor Jeffrey Gold sits down with UNO Hagel Archivist Lori Schwartz from the Dr. C.C. and Mabel L. Criss Library to talk about what it's like managing the archives.
NCSSA Best Student Section Competition: Vote UNOMarch 23, 2018
Help the UNO win "Student Section of the Year" in the Loud and Proud competition; voting ends April 2.
Metro High School Students Attend 2018 Chuck Hagel SymposiumMarch 23, 2018
Roughly 300 students gathered at UNO for an expert discussion on public service featuring former Secretary of Defense and Nebraska Senator Chuck Hagel.
Flag Lowering for Justice John F. WrightMarch 22, 2018
Governor Ricketts has ordered all flags at half staff in honor of Justice John F. Wright, who passed away at 72.
UNO Students Invited to Participate in UNMC Undergraduate Poster PresentationMarch 21, 2018
Deadline to apply is end-of-day on Wednesday, April 4.
UNO Graduate Programs Ranked Highly by U.S. News and World ReportMarch 20, 2018
Eight programs across two colleges were ranked among the best in their field
Service Learning Academy Coordinator Receives National Dissertation AwardMarch 19, 2018
Dr. LaTrina Parker is the recipient of the NASPA Melvene D. Hardee Dissertation-of-the Year Award.
Wheelchair Basketball Team To Compete In National TournamentMarch 15, 2018
The men's wheelchair basketball team is taking on Auburn University today in the Collegiate National Wheelchair Basketball Championship.
Flag Lowering for Chloe WorkmanMarch 15, 2018
On Friday, March 16, the UNO flag will be lowered in honor of Chloe Workman
Interactive Map Shows Examples of UNO's Impact On NebraskaMarch 14, 2018
UNO’s impact on the state goes far beyond Omaha city limits. See how through a new, interactive map.
Request for Summer 2018 Course MaterialsMarch 13, 2018
UNO Faculty, the bookstore is ready for your Summer 2018 Course Materials Requests; deadline March 31.
The Maverick Minute | UNO Student Body President Carlo EbyMarch 13, 2018
UNO Student Body President Carlo Eby gets a chance to host Chancellor Jeffrey Gold to talk about his first year at UNO, and his taste in music.
A Message from Chancellor Gold | Managing Our ResourcesMarch 13, 2018
Chancellor Gold address recent questions on how UNO and the University of Nebraska system manage our resources.
Nebraska Representatives Meet With USSTRATCOM FellowsMarch 12, 2018
This month, Jeff Fortenberry and Don Bacon met with members of the U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) Strategic Leadership Fellows program.
UNO Report: U.S. Fertility Rates Fall to New Lows, NE Rates Remain Relatively HighMarch 09, 2018
A report from the UNO Center for Public Affairs Research shows national decline is largest among Hispanic women, falling below a key replacement level for first time in newly-released 2016 census data
Smokers Needed for Biomechanics StudyMarch 08, 2018
If you're a smoker, Biomechanics is asking for your assistance.
A Message from University Leadership on Managing ResourcesMarch 08, 2018
A letter sent to Nebraska legislators emphasizes how the University of Nebraska system is doing more with less, controlling administrative costs, and strategically growing to better serve students and Nebraska.
New Homepage Focuses on Prospective Students and What They Have in Mind About UNOMarch 08, 2018
It’s been exactly five years since UNO updated its homepage. Later today, the UNO homepage will undergo a refresh to help with student recruitment and top tasks of our students, faculty, and staff. Here’s a breakdown of the changes and why we made them.
"Funding Your Research and Creative Activity" Drop-In SessionsMarch 07, 2018
The Office of Research and Creative Activity will host a series of drop in sessions for faculty and staff who are seeking funding for their scholarly activities; May 16.
A Message from Chancellor GoldMarch 07, 2018
Chancellor Gold offers his thanks for the UNO community’s support during the recent accreditation site visit.
Flag Lowering for Dr. Jacqueline St. JohnMarch 07, 2018
The UNO flag will be lowered for former faculty member Dr. Jacqueline St. John who recently passed away.
Silicon Prairie News Spotlights UNO's Center for Innovation, Entrepreneurship & FranchisingMarch 07, 2018
Silicon Prairie News showcased UNO's Center for Innovation, Entrepreneurship & Franchising (CIEF) in the outlet's new SPN Spaces series, which covers "the region’s most inspiring startups, work spaces, incubators, accelerators and organizations."
Outdoor Venture Center SurveyMarch 06, 2018
Take the OVC survey for a chance to win a free OVC rental.
UNO Welcomes Hissho SushiMarch 06, 2018
UNO Food Services will be holding a soft opening for Hissho Sushi in the Milo Bail Student Center Food Court; March 26.
Inclusive Excellence Development GrantsMarch 06, 2018
UNO strives for inclusive excellence with announcement of inclusive Excellence Development Grants; deadline April 13.
Call for Proposals: 2018 Engagement Scholarship ConsortiumMarch 06, 2018
The Engagement Scholarship Consortium seeks proposals for its 2018 conference; deadline March 16, 2018.
UNO Program Offers Nationally-Ranked Degree From the Comforts of HomeMarch 06, 2018
The Bachelor of Multi-Disciplinary Studies degree was recently ranked as one of the top online programs of its kind by U.S. News and World Report.
Bachelor of Multidisciplinary Studies: Earn a Nationally-Ranked Degree From HomeMarch 06, 2018
The Bachelor of Multidisciplinary Studies degree was recently ranked as one of the top online programs of its kind by U.S. News and World Report.
Bachelor of Multidisciplinary Studies: Earn Your Degree From The Comforts Of HomeMarch 06, 2018
The Bachelor of Multidisciplinary Studies degree was recently ranked as one of the top online programs of its kind by U.S. News and World Report.
Call for Presentations: CUMU Annual ConferenceMarch 05, 2018
The CUMU Annual Conference is highly regarded as a vibrant platform to explore and share new ideas; Deadline April 23.
UNO Names Robert Stiles Employee of the Month for MarchMarch 05, 2018
Robert was nominated by his peers for his dedication and adaptability.
UNO Shares Statewide Impact During Campus VisitMarch 05, 2018
Rural and agricultural leaders from across Nebraska learned how the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) is growing the state during a campus visit on Feb. 22.
Bachelor of Multidisciplinary Studies: Earn Your Degree From the Comforts of HomeMarch 02, 2018
The Bachelor of Multidisciplinary Studies degree was recently ranked as one of the top online programs of its kind by U.S. News and World Report.
Flags to Fly at Half-Staff to Honor Rev. Billy GrahamMarch 01, 2018
All U.S. and Nebraska flags will fly at half staff until sundown on March 2, in honor of Rev. Billy Graham, who passed away on February 21, 2018 at age 99.
February 2018 Monthly BRT UpdateFebruary 28, 2018
Regular updates on the work of the Budget Response Teams.
Students Participate In State Department ExerciseFebruary 28, 2018
Representatives from the U.S. State Department visited UNO to facilitate an exercise about how to solve an international crisis.
The Maverick Minute | Chancellor's Commission on the Status of WomenFebruary 28, 2018
Chancellor Gold talks with Dr. Mary Perkinson, co-chair of the Chancellor's Commission on the Status of Women.
Former UNO Athletic Director Passes AwayFebruary 26, 2018
The UNO community says goodbye to former Athletic Director Don Leahy.
Campus Rec Switches to Wellness Bringing Better Social Media Content to UNO and CommunityFebruary 26, 2018
Campus Rec Switches to Wellness Bringing Better Social Media Content to UNO and Community
Phishing Attacks Increasing During Tax SeasonFebruary 23, 2018
UNO Information Technology Services reminds the university to be wary of phishing attempts during tax season.
Proposed New Policy: Regulations on the Use of University Facilities and GroundsFebruary 22, 2018
A proposed new policy is open for review and comment.
Milo Bail Student Center SurveyFebruary 21, 2018
The Milo Bail Student Center is seeking your opinion; survey deadline March 16.
UNO Selected to Participate in Political Learning and Engagement InitiativeFebruary 21, 2018
UNO was picked to participate in a two-year initiative to assess and improve political learning and engagement on campus.
Blackboard Will No Longer Be Available At UNO After June 2018February 20, 2018
Students have until June 30, 2018 to transfer information in Blackboard into Canvas.
Mavericks Celebrate Extraordinary Omaha WomenFebruary 19, 2018
An exhibit at the Durham Museum, the result of a partnership between the museum, the Department of History and Service Learning Academy, is open through Sunday, July 29
Alumna Credits Support, Opportunities in Chasing DreamFebruary 19, 2018
University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) alumna Sapphire Andersen has wanted to be a lawyer since she was a child.
Flags to Fly at Half-Staff to Honor Victims of Florida TragedyFebruary 15, 2018
All U.S. and Nebraska flags will fly at half staff until sundown on Monday, Feb. 19, in honor of the victims of the tragedy in Parkland, Florida.
Faculty Research AwardsFebruary 15, 2018
An event developed to recognize the efforts of faculty pursuing external funding.
A Message From the PresidentFebruary 15, 2018
An update on legislative and budget planning from President Bounds.
Blackboard Unavailable for Extended TimeFebruary 14, 2018
Blackboard will be down due to maintenance, March 3.
Campus-Wide Named Chairs or ProfessorshipsFebruary 14, 2018
Several named chairs and professorships exist that recognize faculty excellence. Nominate or apply by March 1.
New Student Organizations | Spring 2018February 14, 2018
Check out some of UNO's newest student organizations.
University of Nebraska's Work Growing the State a Focus of Budget HearingFebruary 14, 2018
Testifiers praised the University of Nebraska's work growing Nebraska on Wednesday, Feb. 14, in front of the Nebraska Legislature's Appropriations Committee.
A 'defining moment in Nebraska's history'February 14, 2018
University of Nebraska President Hank Bounds was joined by other University supporters in asking members of the Legislature's Appropriations Committee to make affordable, excellent higher education a priority for Nebraska's future.
Faculty Checklist for Leaving BlackboardFebruary 13, 2018
The last day to access Blackboard is June 30.
French Consul General Visits UNO, UNMCFebruary 13, 2018
French Consul General Guillaume Lacroix said he hopes to "build bridges" between France and Nebraska during a recent visit.
UNO Residence Hall Association Wins Three Regional AwardsFebruary 12, 2018
Congratulations are in order for UNO's Residence Hall Association!
Chancellor Gold Outlines Examples of Possible Budget ResponsesFebruary 12, 2018
Chancellor Gold spoke Monday at a campus forum to discuss the impact of state's budget shortfall.
UNO Bookstore SurveyFebruary 08, 2018
The UNO Bookstore is taking part in the national OnCampus Research Survey; deadline March 12.
UNO Experts Discuss Super Bowl Commercial Hits and MissesFebruary 08, 2018
We caught up with UNO marketing and public relations experts to find out which commercials made a splash, and which ones missed the mark.
NU Names New International Travel Insurance ProviderFebruary 06, 2018
The selection will ensure more consistent and cost-effective coverage across all NU campuses.
UNO Named Top Public University for Military, Veteran Students Studying CybersecurityFebruary 05, 2018
Military Times has announced its 2018 list for the "Best for Vets" higher education cybersecurity programs, with UNO's program being selected as the nations top option at a public university
UNO Theatre to Present All Female Playwrights Season and Connections SeriesFebruary 02, 2018
UNO Theatre will highlight and celebrate the work of female playwrights.
First-generation student Melissa Ramos finds success at UNO and abroadFebruary 02, 2018
Many people find value in the ability to speak more than one language, but for first-generation student Melissa Ramos, mastering two languages is just the beginning.
Applicants Sought for Early Childhood Research FellowshipsFebruary 02, 2018
The Buffett Early Childhood Institute is accepting applications from advanced doctoral students within the university system for 1-year fellowships; deadline March 30.
2018 Commuter SurveyFebruary 01, 2018
You are invited to participate in the annual Commuter Survey.
World-Herald Highlights NBDC’s $496.5 Million Total Economic ImpactFebruary 01, 2018
A new economic analysis finds that Nebraska businesses served by Nebraska Business Development Center, housed at UNO, created or retained an estimated 1,858 direct jobs in Nebraska in 2017.
Wengel Named Assistant Vice Chancellor for Campus Wellness at UNO and UNMCFebruary 01, 2018
Dr. Steven Wengel, who has served as chair of the University of Nebraska Medical Center Department of Psychiatry for nearly 14 years, has been named to the newly created position of Assistant Vice Chancellor for campus wellness for UNO and the University of Nebraska Medical Center.
UNO Psychology Professor Selected for American Psychological Association FellowshipFebruary 01, 2018
Roni Reiter-Palmon has been selected for a Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) fellowship.
January 2018 Monthly BRT UpdateJanuary 31, 2018
Regular updates on the work of the Budget Response Teams.
Effort Brings Together Different Cultures, GenerationsJanuary 31, 2018
The Global Citizens Academy, a partnership between UNO and Omaha's Montessori Children's Room, hopes to improve cultural understanding through education
Spirit of Service AwardJanuary 30, 2018
A UNO Spirit of Service Award recognizes outstanding Office/Service individuals who provide services that strengthen the community and improves the lives of others, deadline March 30.
Respite Resources Now Available to UNO CommunityJanuary 30, 2018
Respite offers family caregivers a temporary break from the ongoing demands of caring for their loved one with a disability or medical condition.
IRS Issues New Federal Payroll Tax Withholding TablesJanuary 29, 2018
New federal income tax withholding tables for 2018 could result in some employees having less federal withholdings deducted from their paychecks.
MavGrants Training Dates for Spring and Summer 2018January 26, 2018
Attend a MavGrants training session this Spring and Summer 2018; next session is July 12.
Apply to the History MA ProgramJanuary 25, 2018
The Department of History welcomes student applications for their Masters Program, deadline May 15.
Infant Study Participant RecruitmentJanuary 25, 2018
The Office of Special Education and Communication Disorders is currently recruiting participants for a study examining the behavior of infants.
The Maverick Minute: Professor Chris Decker and UNO's Economic ImpactJanuary 25, 2018
Chancellor Gold interviews Dr. Chris Decker, professor and chair of the College of Business Administrations' Economics Department on UNO's Economic Impact.
Marissa Wolfe Earns Board of Regents KUDOS AwardJanuary 25, 2018
The Success Academy Advisor and Program Coordinator accepted the award Jan. 25.
Chancellor Gold will continue to lead both UNO, UNMCJanuary 25, 2018
Chancellor Gold and President Bounds have decided that Gold will continue to lead both UNO and UNMC for at least 18 more months.
Water Main Repair UpdateJanuary 24, 2018
As scheduled, water access to the Eppley Administration Building was restored Tuesday morning, Jan. 30.
The Maverick Minute: Wheelchair BasketballJanuary 24, 2018
Chancellor Gold interviews Mike Kult, Associate Director of Facilities and our UNO Wheelchair Basketball Team coach, about the team and the impact players are having on and off the court.
Timely Warning Bulletin | TheftsJanuary 24, 2018
The UNO’s Department of Public Safety (UNODPS) has determined circumstances exist that members and guests of the UNO campus community should be aware of. Please read this notification for additional information.
ACDC Featured For Innovative Approach To Advising, Career DevelopmentJanuary 24, 2018
The National Association of Colleges Employers featured the ACDC for their innovative approach that combined academic and career offices to meet the needs of students.
UNO Housing Fund, A New Resource for StudentsJanuary 23, 2018
Thanks to a private donor, UNO can now offer assistance to students who may be facing homelessness and housing insecurity.
Request for Proposals: Teacher-Researcher Partnership Program (TRPP) 2018January 22, 2018
The science Teacher-Researcher Partnership Program (TRPP) at UNO is seeking proposals from faculty interested in serving as a research mentor to an OPS teacher-researcher(s) during summer 2018.
New Features Coming to ProofpointJanuary 22, 2018
ITS will be making two primary improvements to the UNO email service.
Proposed Policy Underscores University's Commitment to Free ExpressionJanuary 22, 2018
The University of Nebraska Thursday released a proposed policy that underscores NU's long-standing commitment to freedom of expression across its campuses.
UNO, UNeMed Expand Tech Transfer RelationshipJanuary 21, 2018
A new agreement between UNO and UNeMed will allow for a closer working relationship between UNO faculty, students and staff and UNeMED experts
Call for Student Organization AdvisorsJanuary 19, 2018
Student organizations are looking for Organization Advisors.
Call for Nominations: Academic Advisor of the YearJanuary 18, 2018
Submit a nomination for Academic Advisor of the Year; Deadline March 1.
Mallory Kountze Planetarium Celebrates 30th YearJanuary 18, 2018
The Mallory Kountze Planetarium has been in the Durham Science Center since the building was constructed in 1988.
NU Budget Update From Chancellor GoldJanuary 18, 2018
Chancellor Gold addresses updates regarding the NU budget issue.
Find Your 'Fit'ness at the Wellness CenterJanuary 17, 2018
Get in shape with the help of a personal trainer or group exercise class.
ACDC Success Tip: What Should I Know About My Reference Page?January 17, 2018
The do's and don'ts of a reference page.
Apply for 2018-2019 ScholarshipsJanuary 17, 2018
NOW is the time to apply for 2018-19 UNO Scholarships.
PHISH Email Attempt BlockedJanuary 17, 2018
The ITS Security team identified a spear-phishing attack that targeted over 900 UNO email accounts.
UNO Student Opinion SurveyJanuary 17, 2018
A student opinion survey is being conducted that includes all degree-seeking students.
Flag Lowering for John ThorpJanuary 17, 2018
A student opinion survey is being conducted that includes all degree-seeking students.
Maintaining the MomentumJanuary 16, 2018
Thank you for your interest in sharing your ideas with Chancellor Gold. The form is now closed.
UNO Dance Team Places Among Best in U.S. at NationalsJanuary 16, 2018
The University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) Dance Team finished eighth in Pom and ninth in Jazz at the 2018 UDA Dance Team National Championship.
A Message From the PresidentJanuary 16, 2018
A legislative and budget update from President Bounds.
Call for Proposals: UCRCAJanuary 12, 2018
Apply to be a part of the University Committee on Research and Creative Activity (UCRCA).
Register New Vehicle Plates in MavPARKJanuary 12, 2018
Remember to update new license plates in MavPARK.
iFixUNO Starts New Program and HoursJanuary 12, 2018
iFixUNO has a new program starting Jan. 2, 2018.
Speech Center Consulting Room - Spring HoursJanuary 10, 2018
The UNO Speech Center Consulting Room begins its spring hours.
Nationally-Ranked BMS Degree Helps Students Achieve Their DreamsJanuary 09, 2018
Through flexible course offerings, UNO's Bachelor of Multidisciplinary Studies degree program has made a significant impact on the lives of three students.
U.S. News & World Report Ranks UNO Degrees Among Nation's Top Online OfferingsJanuary 09, 2018
A new report from U.S. News & World Report has identified UNO's Bachelor of Multidisciplinary Studies as the No. 16 online undergraduate degree program and Master of Science in Criminology and Criminal Justice as the No. 3 graduate criminal justice graduate degree program in the country.
NU, USSTRATCOM Program Celebrates Fifth Year, Welcomes New ParticipantsJanuary 09, 2018
A group of 10 civilian members of United States Strategic Command will spend 13 weeks learning from University of Nebraska faculty as part of the USSTRATCOM Strategic Leadership Fellows Program.
Feedback sought on new university-wide travel policyJanuary 08, 2018
UNO faculty and staff are invited to a presentation to learn about a proposed new university-wide travel policy.
UNO Chair Wins 2017 President's Award from Omaha NAACP ChapterJanuary 05, 2018
UNO is proud to announce Dr. Cynthia Robinson, chair of UNO's Black Studies Department, has won the 2017 President's Award from the Omaha chapter of the NAACP.
Staff Advisory Council and the UNO Bookstore Team Up to Support KidsJanuary 04, 2018
UNO community is helping to contribute to the "7 Can Help Kids Back-to School Backpack Program".
The Maverick Minute: Commit to FitJanuary 04, 2018
UNO community is helping to contribute to the "7 Can Help Kids Back-to School Backpack Program".
Flag Lowering for Neyda CantilloJanuary 04, 2018
UNO community is helping to contribute to the "7 Can Help Kids Back-to School Backpack Program".
Apply Today: Master of Science in Urban StudiesJanuary 03, 2018
Learn to critically analyze urban problems and engage the community in the creation of innovative solutions to conditions, built environment and natural systems.
Applications Open: Master of Public AdministrationJanuary 03, 2018
Your future begins here - apply for the Master of Public Administration today.