News Release Archive
UNO, UNMC Launch Dual Master’s Degrees In Nursing, Business AdministrationOctober 31, 2019
The collaboration, part of the University of Nebraska’s continuing effort to address workforce in the state, is targeted to registered nurses with a bachelor’s degree in nursing.
University Communications Welcomes New Director of Digital CommunicationsOctober 31, 2019
Billington brings significant experience to the role, including work in digital marketing, higher education and graphic design.
UNO Alumni in Japan Meet in Tokyo Leading Up to Renewal of International PartnershipOctober 30, 2019
Roughly 40 guests laughed, shared stories and had a chance to make new friends at a UNO alumni reception hosted in Tokyo, Japan.
Job Scam Hits UNO Email InboxesOctober 29, 2019
Some University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) email accounts received a job offer scam early Tuesday, Oct. 29.
Public Forums for University Presidential Candidate to Kick Off Nov. 1October 29, 2019
University of Nebraska faculty, staff and students, members of the media, and the public are invited to a series of open forums to meet and ask questions of Walter “Ted” Carter, VADM (Ret.), the priority candidate to serve as NU’s eighth president. Omaha dates will be announced soon.
UNO Ranked Third Nationally for Military-Affiliated StudentsOctober 28, 2019
Military Times ranked UNO third nationally among four-year institutions on its Best for Vets: Colleges 2020 rankings. UNO has been consistently ranked in the top 10 nationally since 2012.
Announcement of Dual AppointmentOctober 28, 2019
Bob Bartee will serve as Vice Chancellor for External Relations for both UNMC and UNO.
Rebecca Gratz Earns Board of Regents KUDOS AwardOctober 25, 2019
Gratz accepted the award at the Board of Regents meeting on Oct. 25.
Public Safety Goes Pink for Breast Cancer AwarenessOctober 25, 2019
Law enforcement agencies state wide have been participating in the “Pink Patch Project”
Inclusive Communities and UNO Join to Present UNO Dialogue ProjectOctober 25, 2019
The goal of this project is to create a space for the UNO community to engage in productive and civil dialogue around uncomfortable or somewhat controversial topics.
Board of Regents Names Walter 'Ted' Carter Priority Candidate for University of Nebraska PresidentOctober 25, 2019
A 30-day public review period for Carter's nomination begins effective immediately. Details on the public events will be announced soon.
UNO Student Voting Nearly Doubled Between '14, '18 MidtermsOctober 24, 2019
The campus numbers mirror a national trend, showing voting rates at most participating colleges doubled.
Dedication Celebrates Biomechanics Research Building ExpansionOctober 22, 2019
The University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) and University of Nebraska Foundation hosted a dedication and ribbon-cutting event Oct. 22, celebrating the philanthropy that made the Biomechanics Research Building’s new addition possible.
UNO Aviation Team Will Take Off to NationalsOctober 21, 2019
UNO’s competitive flight team placed third overall at the National Intercollegiate Flying Association’s Region VI Safety and Flight Evaluation Conference (NIFA SAFECON) competition.
New Capital Funding Model Saves University Money, TimeOctober 21, 2019
The new model creates a more efficient and flexible process that reflects the university’s commitment to maximizing its resources on behalf of students and the state.
Legislative Staffers Tour UNO, UNMCOctober 18, 2019
The staffers visited the Biomechanics Research Building, Strauss Performing Arts Center, the Aviation Institute and ‘WITNESS: The Art of Samuel Bak’ exhibit inside the Weber Fine Arts Building.
Barbara, Wally Weitz Celebrated as United Way's "Citizens of the Year"October 18, 2019
The Weitz's were celebrated at United Way's Annual Meeting and Luncheon Friday, Oct. 18.
Next-Generation Stent Graft in Development Thanks to $3 Million Grant Awarded to UNO/UNMC ResearchersOctober 17, 2019
A $3 million grant to researchers at UNO and the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) will fund research and development behind a new generation of stent-graft device that could help prevent issues later in life for patients with aortic disease and trauma.
Flag Lowering for Elijah E. CummingsOctober 17, 2019
Representative Cummings passed away Oct. 17, 2019 at the age of 68.
At UNO, Nebraska Leaders Raise Awareness of 2020 CensusOctober 17, 2019
Community and state leaders came together at UNO’s Barbara Weitz Community Engagement Center to encourage all Nebraskans to take part in the 2020 Census.
Criminology Professor Tapped for New NIJ ProgramOctober 16, 2019
The National Institute of Justice (NIJ) is drawing on University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) expertise to support new efforts in evidence-based policing.
Baxter Arena to Once Again Host U.S. Olympic Team Trials for CurlingOctober 16, 2019
Omaha has been selected as the site for the 2022 U.S. Olympic Team Trials for Curling. It is the second consecutive time that UNO's Baxter Arena will host the curling Olympic Trials.
Voluntary Separation Incentive Program Now Available to Eligible FacultyOctober 15, 2019
All eligible faculty will have the opportunity to choose early retirement under a Voluntary Separation Incentive Program being offered this fall.
UNO Welcomes Kristina Hughes As Sustainability CoordinatorOctober 14, 2019
Hughes has nearly a decade of experience collaborating on environmental initiatives, both in Nebraska and Colorado.
Flag Lowering for James McIntoshOctober 14, 2019
The UNO flag will be lowered for UNO retiree James McIntosh who recently passed away.
NU System Seeking Fall 2019 Inclusive Excellence Grant ProposalsOctober 11, 2019
UNO strives for inclusive excellence with announcement of inclusive Excellence Development Grants; deadline Nov. 22.
The Maverick Minute | Research at UNOOctober 10, 2019
Interim Associate Vice Chancellor of Research and Creative Activity Ken Bayles, Ph.D., joins Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D., to discuss research and creative activity at UNO.
President’s Op-Ed: Workforce Challenges Demand Focus On Access, Student SuccessOctober 10, 2019
"Despite excellent work being done by Nebraska’s colleges and universities, we’re not currently producing enough graduates to meet our workforce needs."
UNO's CodeCrush Program Awarded Expansion GrantOctober 09, 2019
At the start of its sixth year, CodeCrush will enhance and expand its popular program with support from the Omaha community.
The Maverick Minute | National Security ResearchOctober 09, 2019
UNO is a force in national security research, and few scholars demonstrate that better than Gina Ligon, Ph.D.
The Maverick Minute | Homecoming Alumni OpportunitiesOctober 09, 2019
Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D. sits down with Lee Denker to discuss Homecoming events for Alumni. Faculty and staff, help us welcome our Alumni back to campus!
Partnership Between UNO, OPS, and Community Partners Receives National RecognitionOctober 08, 2019
A partnership that focuses on providing service learning opportunities for students at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) and Omaha Public Schools (OPS) is receiving national recognition.
NSF Awards $1 Million Grant to Support UNO Students in STEMOctober 07, 2019
The National Science Foundation (NSF) recently awarded $1 million in funding to benefit students in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) programs at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO).
Edwards Named Assistant Vice ChancellorOctober 03, 2019
Sarah Edwards, Ph.D., chair of the Department of Teacher Education, will fill the newly created role of Assistant Vice Chancellor for Curriculum and Programs.
UNO Names Cara Ortega Employee of the MonthOctober 02, 2019
Cara was nominated by her peers for her knowledge and approachability.
UNO Faculty-Led Grant to Expand Math Education OpportunitiesOctober 01, 2019
A grant from the National Science Foundation will allow for expansion of new classroom techniques that seek to increase student success, retention and completion.