2019 News Release Archive
New Late-Night Shuttle Option Begins March 25March 20, 2019
UNO Parking will now offer a shuttle option that runs until midnight between the Dodge and Scott Campuses
Password Expiration Requirement to End Thanks to Two-Factor AuthenticationMarch 19, 2019
Changes will take place on March 24 but users should not have to change anything.
Flag Lowering for Charles BarrettMarch 19, 2019
The UNO flag will be lowered for UNO student Charles Barrett who recently passed away.
Flag Lowering for Matthew FennerMarch 18, 2019
The UNO flag will be lowered for UNO retiree Matthew Fenner who recently passed away.
Section of University Drive North Closed for RepairsMarch 18, 2019
From Monday, March 18, through Sunday, March 24, a section of University Drive North, between University Drive West and Parking Lot F, on the Dodge Campus will be closed for road repairs.
UNO Supports Those Affected by New Zealand AttacksMarch 18, 2019
The UNO community stands in solidarity with those impacted by the Christchurch attacks.
Assist with Flood Relief Over Spring BreakMarch 18, 2019
Share your Maverick Spirit by volunteering in support of flood relief efforts. Omaha Men's soccer is collecting donations outside Baxter Arena; March 21 - 22.
Campus Resources and Support Following Severe Weather, FloodingMarch 15, 2019
UNO stands ready to support the Maverick community during this time of need.
Flag Lowering for Diane AndrewMarch 14, 2019
The UNO flag will be lowered for UNO retiree Diane Andrew who recently passed away.
Deterrence, Assurance Conference Highlights Excellence in National SecurityMarch 14, 2019
More than 200 attendees traveled to the UNO campus on March 7 and 8 to take part in the Fourth Annual Deterrence and Assurance Academic Alliance Conference
UNO Names Ricardo Sanchez Employee of the MonthMarch 13, 2019
Ricardo was nominated by his peers for hard work and willingness to help others.
UNO Graduate Programs Ranked Among Best in FieldMarch 12, 2019
Students looking for exceptional education in public affairs will find just that at the University of Nebraska at Omaha according to the new 2020 “Best Graduate Schools Rankings” from U.S. News and World Report.
Mavericks Reach Summit League FinalMarch 12, 2019
Omaha will play in its second Summit League Championship Final in three years on March 12.
Maverick Presence Strong In 2019 WCA Tribute to WomenMarch 12, 2019
Five UNO alumni will be honored at the 32nd annual Tribute to Women Awards.
Stationery Refresh Puts "O" Front and CenterMarch 12, 2019
As part of a University of Nebraska systemwide refresh, UNO letterhead, business cards and envelopes now have a new look.
UNO Student Honored As Newman Civic FellowMarch 12, 2019
Maria L. Perez, a junior in the Business Administration Economics and Management program, has been honored for the selfless service she gives to her community and UNO.
Request for Applications | Sciences, Engineering and Medicine InitiativeMarch 11, 2019
Conducting research of the sciences, engineering or medicine? Apply now for the SEM Initiative; deadline is April 29.
Finalists Announced for UNO Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs PositionMarch 11, 2019
Four finalists have been named as candidates to serve as UNO's Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs. The candidates will visit campus in the coming weeks.
UNO Students Design Next-Gen 3D Prosthetic DeviceMarch 11, 2019
Biomechanics students James Pierce and Keaton Young are already impacting the lives of children across Nebraska thanks to a new, low-cost 3D-printed upper-arm prosthetic device
Be A Champion for EngagementMarch 11, 2019
Find out how you can encourage fellow faculty and staff to improve engagement on campus.
State Department Launches U.S.-India Higher Education Research Collaboration InitiativeMarch 07, 2019
"Partnership 2020" is an initiative to build research partnerships between U.S. and Indian institutions in key 21st century academic fields.
UNO Featured by American AirlinesMarch 07, 2019
American Way, American Airline’s in-flight magazine, featured the Omaha metro in its March 2019 issue, including UNO.
Flag Lowering for Philip VogelMarch 07, 2019
The UNO flag will be lowered for UNO retiree Philip Vogel who recently passed away.
Dates Announced for Senior Vice Chancellor Candidate ForumsMarch 06, 2019
Dates have been set for four upcoming public forums to hear from finalists for the position of UNO's Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs
Recipients of 2019 Student Research and Creative Activity Fair Awards AnnouncedMarch 06, 2019
The UNO Office of Research and Creative Activity have identified 16 students to receive recognition for their oral and poster presentations.
The Maverick Minute | Re-Imagining UMarch 05, 2019
Chancellor Gold sits down with Laura Wakefield to discuss a collaborative employee training and development program is open to all UNO and UNMC employees.
The Maverick Minute | Maverick Food PantryMarch 05, 2019
Kristina Cammarano joins Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D. for a discussion about UNO's Maverick Food Pantry.
The Maverick Minute | UNO Health CenterMarch 05, 2019
Julie Kalasek discusses student care options with Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D.
The Maverick Minute | Growing UNO's BrandMarch 05, 2019
Makayla McMorris discusses her vision for UNO's brand with Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D.
Flag Lowering for Dorothy PatachMarch 04, 2019
The UNO flag will be lowered for UNO retiree Dorothy Patach who recently passed away.
President Bounds, NU Supporters Testify at Budget HearingMarch 04, 2019
Joined by students, leaders in business and agriculture, and other supporters, University of Nebraska President Hank Bounds and Board of Regents Chairman Tim Clare asked the Legislature’s Appropriations Committee to invest in the future of the state by supporting affordable, quality education.
MavCARD Services Scheduled MaintenanceMarch 01, 2019
MavCARD Services will be undergoing routine maintenance that will affect some services on Thursday, March 21.
Buffett Institute Fellowship Supports UNO Student’s Early Childhood Brain Cell Development ResearchMarch 01, 2019
Doctoral candidate Andrew Riquier is testing drug therapy protocol targeting cells that could lead to future prevention and treatment of disorders such as autism.
Flag Lowering for Ben SteinerFebruary 28, 2019
The UNO Flag will be lowered for UNO professor Ben Steiner, who passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 22, after a hard-fought battle with cancer.
State Department Diplomat Visits UNOFebruary 27, 2019
UNO’s Center for Afghanistan Studies welcomed Annie Pforzheimer, Acting Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs.
UNO Brings Together Area Students For Open Dialogue on Hate SpeechFebruary 25, 2019
Approximately 50 students from across the Omaha and Council Bluffs metro areas attended a workshop at the Barbara Weitz Community Engagement Center to understand how to curb hate speech through legal and governmental processes.
Dome Repairs Ruled Out, UNO Exploring OptionsFebruary 25, 2019
University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) officials have determined that, following damage to the university's Center Street Dome, repairs are not feasible and alternative options will need to be considered for the future of the space.
Flag Lowering for Dave WintleFebruary 22, 2019
The UNO flag will be lowered for UNO employee Dave Wintle who recently passed away.
Diversity & Inclusion at NUFebruary 21, 2019
Diversity and inclusion are central to the mission and pursuit of excellence across the University of Nebraska, including at UNO.
NoyceSCIENCE Summer Internships AvailableFebruary 20, 2019
Science and/or Education majors are encouraged to apply for the NoyceSCIENCE Internships; Deadline is March 9.
CCSW Awards Luncheon WinnersFebruary 19, 2019
These women were honored for giving their time and talents to our organization, UNO, and the surrounding community.
NU Providing Faculty Support to Enhance Global Engagement Experiences in the ClassroomFebruary 19, 2019
Faculty should submit application materials by Thursday, Feb. 28
UNO PRSSA Helps Raise $17,000 for Alzheimer’sFebruary 17, 2019
This year, PRSSA members chose to volunteer social media efforts and fitting room expertise to benefit the Ultra Chic Boutique.
UNO Experts Agree This Year's Super Bowl Ads Missed The MarkFebruary 14, 2019
University Communications asked experts in marketing and public relations about their thoughts on this year's Super Bowl commercials.
Provider Continuity of Care Requests Due by Feb. 28February 13, 2019
UMR is accepting applications to allow out-of-network providers to be considered as in-network for a sixth-month period.
Call for Nominations | Spirit of Service AwardFebruary 11, 2019
This award recognizes outstanding Office/Service individuals who provide services that strengthen the community and improves the lives of others; deadline March 15.
Call for Nominations | Staff Advisory Council AwardFebruary 11, 2019
University Faculty and Staff are invited to submit nominations for the SAC Recognition Award; deadline March 15.
Participation Requested for Campus Sustainability Engagement SurveyFebruary 11, 2019
UNO's Office of Sustainability and the Chancellor's Sustainability Committee want to know what sustainability means to you.
UNO Magazine: Prose and Poetry and PanaceaFebruary 11, 2019
Arts & Sciences Dean David Boocker found healing through writing. Thanks to UNO programs and graduates, others are discovering the same.
UNO Magazine: Crisis ModeFebruary 11, 2019
UNO graduates and faculty are working toward solutions for the nation's opioid crisis, including an alum developing a promising alternative to morphine.
UNO Magazine: Campus ClinicsFebruary 11, 2019
UNO's Speech-Language and Community Counseling Clinics boast decades of service to campus, community.
UNO Magazine: Picking a ProfessionFebruary 11, 2019
UNO center helps students find their way into a health care career.
Staff Advisory Council | Lamarr Womble's PresentationFebruary 08, 2019
If you weren't able to attend or are interested in seeing it again, the event recording is now available.
Students, Staff Build Traditions, Take Maverick Spirit on the RoadFebruary 08, 2019
UNO's Office of Spirit and Tradition celebrates all things Mavericks - at home and on the road - throughout the year
Information on Lactation Spaces for MothersFebruary 08, 2019
UNO provides a number of mother's room options across campus
UNO Professor Among Great Plains IDeA-CTR Newest Pilot AwardeesFebruary 07, 2019
The goal of the Pilot Program is to provide support to the most promising and novel clinical and translational research projects and help investigators obtain preliminary data necessary for successful investigator-initiated extramural grants.
Andrews Named Pastor of Newman CenterFebruary 07, 2019
The Rev. Dan Andrews has been named pastor of the St. John Paul II Newman Center, a student housing facility and home for campus ministry programming run by the Archdiocese of Omaha.
New Login Option for MavLINKFebruary 06, 2019
A new login option for MavLINK will be introduced soon, allowing you to use your UNO campus credentials (NETID) to access this key system.
UNO Names Joe Hayes Employee of the MonthFebruary 06, 2019
Joe was nominated by his peers for his rich experience and dedication to office clients.
New "Block" Membership Option for Campus RecreationFebruary 06, 2019
Purchase of one of these membership options grants an individual access to Wellness Center programs and facilities during their selected time block.
‘Nebraska’s Sons and Daughters Deserve Opportunities’: President Bounds Joined By Business, Education Leaders in Supporting H3 Careers Scholarship ActFebruary 06, 2019
University of Nebraska President Hank Bounds was joined by some of the state’s most prominent business leaders in testifying for a major investment in student scholarships to retain more top talent and grow Nebraska’s workforce.
The Maverick Minute | TEDxUNO 2019February 06, 2019
Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D. sits down with Dr. Jonathan Benjamin-Alvarado to discuss this year's TEDxUNO, "Resilience".
The Maverick Minute | Teacher Scholars AcademyFebruary 06, 2019
Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D. sits down with Sarah Edwards to discuss the Teacher Scholars Academy.
'Krispy Krunchy Chicken' Available In the Maverick DenFebruary 04, 2019
If you have not already noticed, Maverick Den is looking a little different these past few days. The new look comes with an exciting announcement.
UNO Students Make Breakthrough In Cancer ResearchFebruary 04, 2019
A pair of University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) graduate students have made a breakthrough that one day could help better the lives of cancer patients.
2019 Survey of Assessment CultureFebruary 04, 2019
This annual, nation-wide, anonymous survey explores faculty perceptions influencing cultures of assessment within institutions of higher education.
Flag Lowering for Anna SommersFebruary 04, 2019
The UNO flag will be lowered for UNO retiree Anna Sommers who recently passed away.
Service Learning Projects Provide Educational Support for Joslyn Art MuseumFebruary 01, 2019
In the Fall 2018 semester, two classes helped produce educational material for a new exhibition and public art initiative as part of a service learning partnership with Joslyn Art Museum
Head of UNMC, NE Med Facilities to Step Down, Amend to Assume Interim Lead RoleJanuary 31, 2019
John Amend, assistant vice chancellor and director of Facilities Management and Planning at UNO, will take over responsibility for academic facilities and UNMC/Nebraska Medicine utilities this spring
Accessibility Services Center Welcomes New Accessibility SpecialistJanuary 30, 2019
Nick Oegema will be working directly with students to ensure access to accommodations is in place, and he'll also be collaborating with faculty and staff to provide guidance on the accommodation process.
Great Plains IDeA-CTR Offering Research StudiosJanuary 29, 2019
The GP IDeA-CTR is pleased to offer Research Studios for early career investigators, to help refine their research.
Military-Affiliated Services at UNOJanuary 29, 2019
The Veterans Integration to Academic Leadership program and Nebraska Veterans Affairs will be hosting satellite services in the Office of Military and Veteran Services throughout the Spring 2019 semester.
Courtney Luxon Earns Regional Award for Academic AdvisingJanuary 29, 2019
The National Academic Advising Association will present Luxon with the award in May.
Update from the Chancellor on CenergisticJanuary 28, 2019
In the coming days and weeks, Cenergistic will begin a limited implementation of their recommendations in a select number of buildings.
Flag Lowering for Robert GatesJanuary 28, 2019
The university is mourning the passing of the UNO Hall of Fame baseball coach.
Staff Advisory Council Survey ResultsJanuary 25, 2019
With over 500 responses, the results of SAC's survey are now available.
UNO Shines at Nebraska Public Relations AwardsJanuary 25, 2019
Students, faculty and staff took home 16 awards at the 2018 Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Nebraska Paper Anvil Awards.
Sarah Kole Earns Board of Regents KUDOS AwardJanuary 25, 2019
The Housing Operations Coordinator accepted the award on Jan. 25.
President’s Op-Ed: New Year Brings New Opportunities to Strengthen Nebraska TogetherJanuary 24, 2019
President Hank Bounds gives his thoughts on where the University of Nebraska has been and where it's headed next.
Call for Proposals | Women and Public Policy WeekJanuary 23, 2019
Organize an event or submit an event idea for Women and Public Policy Week; deadline Feb. 1.
Flag Lowering for Julia DerrickJanuary 23, 2019
The UNO flag will be lowered for UNO student Julia Derrick who passed away.
Call for Panelists | Annual Social Issues SymposiumJanuary 22, 2019
Alpha Kappa Delta is looking for panelists of diverse backgrounds to participate in a panel discussing the social issue of healthcare; deadline for submission is Feb. 17.
Call for Papers | Annual Symposium of Social IssuesJanuary 22, 2019
Alpha Kappa Delta is looking for individuals from a diverse array of departments to present their work at the Annual Social Issues Symposium; deadline is March 7.
Do You Want to Build A Snowman?...Or 84?January 17, 2019
UNO sculpture student catches Omaha's attention by building ‘Love Army’ of snowmen.
Metro Opens Aksarben Transit CenterJanuary 17, 2019
The new transit center will provide better access for UNO students headed to and from class.
Louis Pol Stepping Away from DeanshipJanuary 16, 2019
After nearly 17 years leading the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) College of Business Administration, Louis Pol, the college’s John Becker Dean, has announced he will be stepping away from the position in 2019.
President Bounds: Governor’s Proposal to Fund NU Salaries, Health Insurance ‘A Good Starting Point’January 16, 2019
Gov. Pete Ricketts on Tuesday released his proposed state budget package for the 2019-21 biennium.
Campus Resources and Support During the Partial Government ShutdownJanuary 16, 2019
A list of campus resources available for students, faculty and staff
Faculty Career Fair ChallengeJanuary 15, 2019
Knowing that students value faculty and staff input, ACDC has created a faculty career fair challenge that provides faculty with three easy-to-implement tactics to promote the Spring Career & Internship Fair.
Call for Proposals | 2019 Engagement Scholarship ConsortiumJanuary 15, 2019
The conference will take a retrospective look at the driving forces behind public higher education institutions' "return to their roots" of public trust; proposals due March 15.
UNO Online Criminal Justice Program Ranked Nation’s BestJanuary 15, 2019
U.S. News & World Report’s new rankings name the University of Nebraska at Omaha’s (UNO) online criminology and criminal justice graduate program the nation’s No. 1 program of its kind.
Nominate A Student to Be A Resident AssistantJanuary 14, 2019
Housing and Residence Life is searching for their 2019-2020 Resident Assistant team; applications due Feb. 8.
UNO Mourns Loss of Chancellor Emeritus Del WeberJanuary 12, 2019
Weber, who led UNO from 1977 to 1997, died on Friday, Jan. 11, after a long battle with cancer.
Ombuds Services Names Third OmbudsJanuary 11, 2019
Joseph Price was selected as UNO’s newest Ombuds in the Summer of 2018, joining Tracie Anderson and Shereen Bingham.
Nebraska State Veterans Service Officer AvailabilityJanuary 10, 2019
Matt Starkey will host satellite office hours for service members, veterans, and family members interested in learning more about non-educational VA benefits and other Nebraska veterans benefits.
The Mary Ann Lamanna Award for Excellence in Women’s and Gender StudiesJanuary 10, 2019
This award recognizes extraordinary service to the UNO Women’s and Gender Studies program; deadline is Feb. 22.
Flag Lowering for Roxann FreemanJanuary 10, 2019
The UNO flag will be lowered for UNO employee Roxann Freeman who recently passed away.
Flag Lowering for Rosalie BrownJanuary 09, 2019
The UNO flag will be lowered for UNO student Rosalie Brown who recently passed away.
New Instructions for Surplus Property RequestsJanuary 09, 2019
The instructions for submitting or requesting surplus property has changed under the joint UNO/UNMC Mail Service operation.
International Shipping Update from ORCAJanuary 08, 2019
The University of Nebraska has a new Export Control Director to help campuses maintain compliance with export control regulations.
Proposed ‘Nebraska Talent Scholarships’ Include Support for University of Nebraska StudentsJanuary 08, 2019
The proposed new state scholarship program that would provide support for 250 NU students annually majoring in critical workforce areas.
Flag Lowering for Rosalie BrownJanuary 08, 2019
The UNO flag will be lowered for UNO student Rosalie Brown who has passed away.
New Benefits ID CardsJanuary 08, 2019
UNO faculty and staff that have the University’s medical or dental coverage should have received new ID cards from UMR and Ameritas in December.
Make Use of, Donate to Employee Crisis Leave PoolJanuary 07, 2019
UNO Human Resources wants to make sure all benefits eligible employees are aware of how to use, or donate to, the university's Crisis Leave Sharing Program
Facilities Planning and Construction Realigns to Meet NU-System NeedsJanuary 07, 2019
A Budget Response Team proposal has realigned facilities planning and construction services into a single source for all University of Nebraska campuses.
UNO Dance Team Named Double Regional ChampsJanuary 06, 2019
The team took first place in both Division I Pom and Jazz.
Become A UNO AmbassadorJanuary 04, 2019
Be an ambassador to prospective and First Year UNO students; application deadline is Jan. 13.
UNO Names Karima Goodman Employee of the MonthJanuary 04, 2019
Karima was nominated by her peers for her attention to detail and willingness to help others.
TEDxUNO 2019 | Call for VolunteersJanuary 03, 2019
We are in need of volunteers to help make this event a success; sign up until Feb. 13.
UNO Mavericks 2018-19 TV ScheduleDecember 27, 2018
In partnership with COX YurView and Midco Sports Network, the Omaha Mavericks will be expanding the television broadcast schedule for the 2018-2019 season.
Certificate In Fundraising Management ClassesDecember 21, 2018
Do you do fundraising? University employees receive 15% off on Certificate in Fundraising Management classes.
Call for Nominations | 2019 Academic Advisor of the YearDecember 18, 2018
Candidates will be evaluated on their contribution and service, advocacy and collaboration, and initiative and attitude; deadline is March 1.
Call for Proposals | Rural Patient & Stakeholder Engagement in ResearchDecember 17, 2018
Enhance the capability of Great Plains IDeA-CTR and other researchers in performing patient & stakeholder engagement with rural research partnerships; deadline Jan. 14.
Online Course Development Grants AvailableDecember 12, 2018
Instructors may be compensated for the time they spend developing online courses; application deadline is Jan. 16.
Applications for Vouchers for Core FacilitiesDecember 10, 2018
Great Plains IDeA-CTR is soliciting applications to be used to access core facilities and/or fee-for-service resources to augment current research, or to prepare pilot data for research applications; next due date, April 1.
The Award for Distinguished Research or Creative ActivityDecember 07, 2018
The nomination deadline has been extended for the Award for Distinguished Research or Creative Activity; Jan. 4.
The Joyce Crockett "Promoting Women in STEM" Staff Achievement AwardNovember 26, 2018
The nominee should be a UNO staff member that has significantly contributed to, or brought attention to, issues affecting women in STEM; deadline is Jan. 11, 2019.
CCSW Scholarship Applications OpenNovember 26, 2018
This scholarship is awarded to undergraduate students who are currently enrolled and attending classes at UNO, and will graduate after the fall 2019 semester; due Jan. 11.
CCSW Award Applications OpenNovember 26, 2018
Nominate someone, or yourself, for the CCSW Outstanding Achievement and/or Outstanding Community Service Awards; due Jan. 11.
Include Career Development In Your Spring PlanningNovember 21, 2018
ACDC will be hosting a variety of events in Spring 2019 for all students, faculty and staff.
2019 NASA Marshall Faculty Fellowship ProgramNovember 14, 2018
Faculty Fellowships are available for STEM faculty to conduct research with NASA colleagues during a 10-week residential program in Huntsville, AL; application deadline is Feb. 8.
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