News Release Archive
Two UNO Faculty Chosen for Community Engagement ResearchMay 31, 2019
Two UNO faculty have been chosen to participate in the Campus Compact Midwest Region Engaged Scholars Initiative.
The Maverick Minute | Former Student President Renata Valquier ChavezMay 31, 2019
Renata Valquier Chavez, who served as the UNO Student Body President and Student Regent in 2018-19, chats with Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D.
Alberts on Baseball, Softball Facility PlansMay 31, 2019
A message from Trev Alberts, vice chancellor for athletic leadership and management and director of intercollegiate athletics.
University of Nebraska Names First Female PresidentMay 30, 2019
The University of Nebraska Board of Regents made history by naming Susan M. Fritz, Ph.D. as interim president-elect.
Need Technology Assistance? Visit the MavTECH Help CenterMay 30, 2019
To better align with other campus services, the UNO Help Desk will now be known as the MavTECH Help Center. MavTECH services are available to all UNO students, faculty and staff.
Chancellor Gold Congratulates Interim President Fritz on Historic AppointmentMay 30, 2019
Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D., chancellor of UNO and the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) extended his congratulations and support to Susan Fritz, Ph.D., on her appointment as interim president-elect of the University of Nebraska system.
UNO Partnership Boosts Safety and Efficiency for Rural Nebraska Public TransitMay 29, 2019
What started as a small project with a few student workers has evolved into a fully-featured web application that helps nearly 60 rural public transit agency managers across the state stay on top of state and federal reporting requirements.
Flag Lowering for Jack HillMay 29, 2019
The UNO flag will be lowered for UNO retiree Jack Hill who recently passed away.
Bret Blackman Appointed Vice President and CIOMay 29, 2019
Pending approval from the Board of Regents, Blackman will assume his new role on July 1.
Nebraska Legislature and Gov. Ricketts Approve the State Budget Package, Including the NU FundingMay 28, 2019
The Nebraska Legislature and Gov. Pete Ricketts passed into law a two-year state budget package that will fund core needs of the University of Nebraska and keep tuition affordable for NU’s 52,000 students.
Disaster at the Heart of Art Exhibition Featuring UNO Professor’s ArtworkMay 28, 2019
Tragedy and, in response, how communities come together to help those in need are themes at the focus of artwork created by UNO art and art history assistant professor Jave Yoshimoto.
Omaha Baseball Sets Sights on Los Angeles RegionalMay 27, 2019
The Mavericks will head to the Los Angeles Regional as a No. 4 seed with UCLA, Loyola Marymount and Baylor. They'll begin their postseason run against UCLA on May 31.
Scott Scholars Earn Degrees, Are Ready to Make an Impact in NebraskaMay 24, 2019
Luke Zwenger of Bellevue, Nicole Aschoff of Norfolk and Ryan Ernst of Columbus all earned degrees this May thanks to the support of the Walter Scott, Jr. Scholarship Program.
IS&T Research on Identifying Fallen Service Members Focus of Department of Defense Visit to UNOMay 23, 2019
Defense POW/MIAA Accounting Agency Director Kelly McKeague visited the UNO campus on Friday, May 17, to learn more about an ongoing project from faculty and research at the College of Information Science and Technology.
Board of Regents to Meet May 30 to Consider Presidential Search ItemsMay 22, 2019
The University of Nebraska Board of Regents will meet on Thursday, May 30, to consider several items related to the recently launched search for the next NU president.
Flying Mavericks Once Again Finish in the Top 10 at National CompetitionMay 21, 2019
For the second year in a row, the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO)’s competitive student aviation team finished in the top ten at the 2019 National Intercollegiate Flying Association (NIFA) SAFECON competition.
State Budget Package Earns Final Legislative Approval, Heads to Governor’s DeskMay 21, 2019
If signed, the budget would fund the request NU submitted to policymakers last fall for state appropriation increases of 3% in 2019-20 and 3.7% in 2020-21.
Board of Regents Seeks Nominations for Presidential Search Advisory CommitteeMay 20, 2019
Students, faculty, staff and community members selected to the committee will play a key role in the selection of NU's next president; deadline is May 31.
Biomechanics Research Building Closed May 20-24May 20, 2019
Due to construction, the UNO Biomechanics Research Building will be temporarily closed.
VPN Changes to Take Effect May 19May 15, 2019
Information Technology Services will consolidate virtual private network (VPN) services at several University of Nebraska locations, including UNO, into one single VPN; May 19.
May 2019 Chancellor's Forum RecapMay 15, 2019
UNO Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D., spoke to the campus community on Tuesday, May 14, recapping recent commencement ceremonies, the next steps for the NU budget in the legislature and leadership search updates - among other topics.
The Maverick Minute | Student Body President/Regent Aya YousufMay 14, 2019
UNO Student Body President and Student Regent Aya Yousuf chats with Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D.
The Maverick Minute | Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs B.J. ReedMay 14, 2019
Senior Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs B.J. Reed reflects on his time at UNO with Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D. before retiring in May.
Flag Lowering for Police Officers Memorial DayMay 14, 2019
Police Officers Memorial Day and Police Week were created to express the unending gratitude to our Nation’s law enforcement officers.
Computer Science Alumnus Represents UNO, Nebraska at Nation's CapitalMay 13, 2019
Ryan Ernst, who recently graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, was invited to present his undergraduate research to state representatives in Washington, D.C.
UNO, Shizuoka University to Sponsor Conference in JapanMay 12, 2019
"Husserl in Japan: Global Studies in Philosophy and Religion," will focus on the work and impact of the famous early twentieth century philosopher Edmund Husserl.
UNO, Blackburn Students Help "Get the Word Out"May 10, 2019
UNO students are helping students from the Blackburn Alternative Program develop their presentation skills for a podcast based on a recent exhibit at the Joslyn Art Museum.
UNO Magazine: Renaissance Role PlayingMay 09, 2019
How one UNO professor is helping bring the past back to life.
UNO Magazine: Professors Who PlayMay 09, 2019
The doctors of music in Strauss aren’t the only ones on campus who can touch the right keys. In every UNO college are professors who play brass, string, percussion and other instruments.
UNO Magazine: Getting Serious About Kid PlayMay 09, 2019
Playing isn't just about having fun — it's critical to learning and development, say UNO's Professors of Play.
UNO Magazine: Game PlayMay 09, 2019
From preparing students for careers in the gaming industry to using games in patient rehab, UNO is going to work with video game play.
UNO Magazine: Board Games and BondingMay 09, 2019
Criss Library started collecting board games several years ago and has since amassed dozens of titles.
UNO Magazine: A Place to PlayMay 09, 2019
From an extracurricular activity to an established department. Theatre has deep roots at UNO.
State Budget Clears First Round of DebateMay 09, 2019
The Nebraska legislature took a key step forward on funding core NU system needs to help keep tuition affordable through 2021.
Flag Lowering for John LeedMay 09, 2019
The UNO flag will be lowered for UNO retiree John Leed who recently passed away.
Chancellor Gold: UNO, UNMC, Nebraska Medicine Boost State's EconomyMay 09, 2019
Chancellor Gold discusses UNO, UNMC and Nebraska Medicine's significant, and ongoing, contributions to the state of Nebraska.
Limited Access to Parking, Walkways Near Arts and Sciences Hall on May 16May 08, 2019
Ongoing renovations of Arts and Sciences Hall will require the temporary closure of several walkways and Lot W on Thursday, May 16.
Arts and Sciences Hall Closed for Construction Beginning May 10May 08, 2019
Access to the Arts and Sciences Hall will be restricted to authorized personnel through a majority of the summer.
Flag Lowering for Robert ButlerMay 07, 2019
The UNO flag will be lowered for UNO retiree Robert Butler who recently passed away.
UNO Names Traci Fullerton Employee of the MonthMay 06, 2019
Traci was nominated by her peers for her organization and adaptability.
Student Commencement Stories: May 2019May 03, 2019
Congratulations to our newest graduates! At the heart of every Maverick is a story that is still being written.
President’s Op-Ed: Commencement Season a Reminder Workforce is State’s No. 1 IssueMay 03, 2019
It’s commencement season at the University of Nebraska – a time for us to celebrate the achievements of thousands of young people who are about to start a new chapter in their lives.