2019 News Release Archive
Beat the Heat: A Reminder of Campus ResourcesAugust 24, 2020
Stay safe and prepared during extreme temperatures.
College of Business Administration Welcomes New Dean TrawickFebruary 03, 2020
Michelle Trawick, Ph.D., joins UNO from Western Kentucky University.
Alumnus Brings 'Love Army' of Snowmen to Turner ParkJanuary 20, 2020
Recent graduate and former UNO sculpture student Alec Paul Johnsen has revived his popular public art project, featuring 53 colorful snowmen.
2019 Year In ReviewDecember 23, 2019
It's been a great year to be a Mav! Check out some of UNO's biggest stories from 2019.
Student Commencement Stories: December 2019December 20, 2019
Congratulations to our newest graduates, who are now a part of our successful UNO Alumni community. Remember: Once a Maverick, always a Maverick!
UNO Faculty, Students Develop Database to Provide Real-Time Data Analysis for 911 CallsDecember 19, 2019
Faculty members and graduate students from UNO's College of Information Science and Technology’s (IS&T) developed a database and visual dashboard that provides insight into trends, patterns, and statistics for Sarpy County’s 911 calls.
Mileage Rate to Increase to 29 Cents in 2020December 19, 2019
The standard mileage rate is based on an annual study of the fixed and variable costs of operating a university fleet automobile.
The Maverick Minute | Counseling and Psychological ServicesDecember 19, 2019
Charlene Patterson, director of UNO's Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) office, joins UNO Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D., to discuss the important resources the office provides students.
Dec. 24 Designated Paid Holiday for Eligible UNO EmployeesDecember 18, 2019
Following an executive order from President Donald Trump and Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts, Interim NU President Susan Fritz has granted administrative leave for eligible employees on Tuesday, Dec. 24.
A Holiday Message of Thanks From Chancellor GoldDecember 18, 2019
Ahead of the Holiday Break and Winter Closedown, UNO Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D., has a special message and video for all members of the Maverick community.
New “Leading Nebraska” Podcast Features Nebraska Business Development Center’s Impact on Economic GrowthDecember 17, 2019
The Nebraska Business Development Center offers affordable advising, professional development and other specialized resources to help Nebraska businesses grow.
Davion Vaillant Awarded Scholarship as UNO's First 'Maverick in the Making'December 17, 2019
The Roncalli Catholic High School senior was recognized for his perseverance, commitment to his community and positivity.
Sam Peshek Joins University Communications as New Director of Editorial and Media RelationsDecember 16, 2019
Sam Peshek, a news and editorial content strategist, joins the Office of University Communications as its new Director of Editorial and Media Relations.
Students Get Opportunity of a Lifetime, Present at Apple HeadquartersDecember 16, 2019
Seven members of the Scott Scholars program traveled to Cupertino, California, in November to present work on two apps they developed over the summer.
Senator Robert Hilkemann Visits UNODecember 16, 2019
During his time on campus, Hilkemann had the opportunity to learn more about the Department of Biomechanics as well as the Goodrich Scholarship Program.
No Access to Arts and Sciences Hall During Holiday BreakDecember 12, 2019
Due to renovation-related construction, there will be no access to Arts and Sciences Hall from Dec. 21, 2019 - Jan. 1, 2020.
Ties Between Xalapa, UNO Celebrated During International Education WeekDecember 11, 2019
The visit provided an opportunity to talk about the importance of higher education for addressing global, as well as local, needs.
Maj. Gen. (Ret.) Rick Evans Named NSRI Deputy Executive DirectorDecember 09, 2019
A UNO Alumnus, Evans will provide leadership and support for research programs consistent with the educational and scientific goals of NSRI and NU.
WiSTEM Pro^2 Feedback SurveyDecember 08, 2019
WiSTEM Pro^2 is asking for feedback on their name and priorities from any member of the UNO community; deadline is Dec. 20.
UNO AAC Names Vanessa Hatfield-Reeker Advisor of the MonthDecember 06, 2019
Hatfield-Reeker, academic advisor for the College of Information Science and Technology, was recently named November's “Awesome Advisor” by the Academic Advising Council.
Board of Regents Confirms Walter “Ted” Carter as Eighth University of Nebraska PresidentDecember 05, 2019
The Board of Regents voted Thursday to confirm Walter “Ted” Carter, VADM (Ret.), as the eighth president of the University of Nebraska system.
Lowell Neuhaus Earns Board of Regents KUDOS AwardDecember 05, 2019
Neuhaus accepted the award at the Board of Regents meeting on Dec. 5.
Campus Housing Rate Changes AnnouncedDecember 05, 2019
The approved rates for 2020-2021 cover University Village, Maverick Village, Scott Court and Scott Village.
UNO Names Barb Harvey Employee of the MonthNovember 27, 2019
Barb was nominated by her peers for adaptability and Maverick Spirit.
Expanded 'Commit to Complete' Campaign Encourages Timely College GraduationNovember 26, 2019
The joint initiative is led by Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts, higher education institutions across the state and business leaders.
Honors Students Recognized At National ConferenceNovember 26, 2019
UNO Honors students were recognized for an award highlighting their student produced newsletter "The Distinction."
Governor, ServeNebraska Recognize UNO Student for Volunteer Efforts During Historic FloodingNovember 25, 2019
Alyssa Spartz, a UNO Emergency Management and Disaster Science and Psychology honor’s student was recognized at this year’s ServeNebraska Step Forward Awards.
Private Gift to Fund Second Phase of Strauss Center RenovationNovember 23, 2019
The University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) Strauss Performing Arts Center will undergo a second round of renovation beginning in the summer of 2020. Private funds will cover the entire cost.
University System to Offer Health “Premium Holiday” In DecemberNovember 22, 2019
University of Nebraska employees will not pay medical or dental insurance premiums in December.
A Thanksgiving Message from Chancellor GoldNovember 22, 2019
Ahead of the holiday weekend, UNO Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D., shares his thoughts on the importance of Thanksgiving.
Student Ticket Error at Nov. 8 Hockey GameNovember 22, 2019
Due to a ticketing error, some UNO students who had their MavCARD may have been wrongly asked to pay for admission to the Omaha Mavericks hockey game against Wisconsin on Nov. 8. Refunds will be given through Dec. 5, to any students with proper identification and supporting documentation.
Inviting Your Feedback | Walter "Ted" Carter, VADM (Ret.)November 21, 2019
The feedback survey regarding priority candidate for the next NU President, Walter "Ted" Carter, VADM (ret.) is now closed.
Introducing the Chancellor’s Commission on the Status of Gender Equity (CCSGE)November 19, 2019
The Commission is committed to gender equality on campus and is making intentional efforts to have an intersectional theoretical approach towards the mission of the organization.
Flag Lowering for Elliot TimmNovember 19, 2019
The UNO flag will be lowered for UNO student Elliot Timm, who recently passed away.
Interim President Fritz Testifies On Value of State Financial AidNovember 15, 2019
Fritz was among the invited testifiers for a hearing on how the state’s Education Improvement Fund should be allocated to best advance Nebraska’s educational priorities.
UNO Stresses Support For AllNovember 15, 2019
UNO is here to support all of its students, faculty and staff regardless of situation.
Multicultural Affairs Issues Statement On "Supporting Everyone"November 14, 2019
We will always give our best efforts to ensure each person feels safe and welcome.
UNO Faculty, Staff Members Recognized for Community Outreach EffortsNovember 14, 2019
Each year, Civic Nebraska’s ‘Build Up Omaha’ awards recognize Omahans whose work embodies the spirit of a modern, robust democracy.
Chancellor Gold: "'You are Welcome Here' and That Means Everyone"November 13, 2019
"Inclusion is a core value of our university and intimidation has no place on our campus or near it." - Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D., Chancellor
Teens Explore Careers in Aviation Through Discovery FlightsNovember 13, 2019
High school students considering a future in flight will take to the skies on Saturday morning through the culminating experience of an engaging career exploration program sponsored by UNO's Aviation Institute; Nov. 16.
November 15 Is "America Recycles Day"November 11, 2019
Keep calm and learn how to recycle on campus.
Program Helps High School Students Explore Careers in Medicine, EngineeringNovember 11, 2019
Faculty and graduate students from UNO and UNMC welcomed high school students to UNO’s campus to learn about pursuing careers in medicine and engineering.
UNO Names Allen Ficke Employee of the MonthNovember 11, 2019
Allen was nominated by his peers for knowledge and customer service skills.
UNO AAC Names Sara Martin Advisor of the MonthNovember 07, 2019
Sara Martin, academic advisor for the Aviation Program, was recently named October's “Awesome Advisor” by the Academic Advising Council (AAC).
Proposed New Policy | Winter Weather ClosuresNovember 05, 2019
A proposed new policy is open for review and comment.
Additional Parking Opens Near Mammel HallNovember 04, 2019
A limited number of additional parking spaces are being opened for use on the University of Nebraska at Omaha’s (UNO) Scott Campus.
Flag Lowering for Vera LundahlNovember 01, 2019
The UNO flag will be lowered for UNO retiree Vera Lundahl who recently passed away.
UNO, Shizuoka University Celebrate 40 Years of FriendshipNovember 01, 2019
Representatives from UNO were in attendance in Shizuoka, Japan, to celebrate and hear from the many students, faculty and staff whose lives have been changed over that time.
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, 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.
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.
WiSTEM Pro2 Annual ReportOctober 30, 2019
WiSTEM Pro2 is excited to announce the release of their annual report.
Faculty Platforms and Hosting Tools Now AvailableOctober 30, 2019
Through a partnership with Information Technology Services, and by request of Faculty Senate, University Communications and college web and tech leads, a number of services have been offered for course and content publishing.
Provide Feedback: Asst. Vice Chancellor for InclusionOctober 29, 2019
Two candidates for the new joint position of Assistant Vice Chancellor for Inclusion visited the UNO and UNMC campuses in November.
MaverickPR Earns Top PRSSA Student Firm AwardOctober 29, 2019
The chapter has won a Teahan National Award for the past decade including "Outstanding Chapter."
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 This MonthOctober 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. Forums will be held in Omaha on Nov. 7 and Nov. 8.
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.
Public Safety Goes Pink for Breast Cancer AwarenessOctober 25, 2019
Law enforcement agencies state wide have been participating in the “Pink Patch Project”
Rebecca Gratz Earns Board of Regents KUDOS AwardOctober 25, 2019
Gratz accepted the award at the Board of Regents meeting on Oct. 25.
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. Public events have been announced.
Brain Research Foundation Seed Grant ProgramOctober 24, 2019
The objective of the program is to support new and innovative projects, especially those of junior faculty, who are working in new research directions; deadline is Nov. 15.
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.
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.
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.
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.
NASA Nebraska Space Ambassador Awarded a Presidential Award for ExcellenceOctober 17, 2019
Pamela Petersen, York Middle School teacher and a UNO Nebraska Space Ambassador was awarded a Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.
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.
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.
Flag Lowering for Elijah E. CummingsOctober 17, 2019
Representative Cummings passed away Oct. 17, 2019 at the age of 68.
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.
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.
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.
Flag Lowering for James McIntoshOctober 14, 2019
The UNO flag will be lowered for UNO retiree James McIntosh who recently passed away.
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.
Confidential Shredding Services on CampusOctober 11, 2019
Starting Nov. 1, DataShield will be a source of providing the service of confidential, secure, routine document destruction (secure shredding) services for UNO.
October Personal Training SpecialOctober 11, 2019
Students, faculty, staff, and sponsored members are encouraged take advantage of discounted Personal Training rates during the entire month of October.
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."
New Scholarships Available for STEM MajorsOctober 09, 2019
This project will contribute to the national need for well-educated scientists, mathematicians, engineers, and technicians by supporting the retention and graduation of high-achieving, low-income students.
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 | 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!
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.
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.
UNO Magazine: Getting Serious About ComicsOctober 08, 2019
Thanks to technology and a diversity of subject matter, today’s comics have spread beyond its traditional base.
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).
Kohout Welcomed as New Director of State & Community RelationsOctober 07, 2019
The University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) welcomes Victoria Kohout as the university’s new Director of State and Community Relations. Her first day will be Monday, Oct. 7.
Help ITS Improve Customer ServiceOctober 03, 2019
Help ITS improve their services by responding to a feedback email that will follow your help request.
$1 Days at Caniglia Field and Baxter ArenaOctober 03, 2019
$1 gets you a general admission ticket into certain Men's/Women's Soccer and Volleyball games.
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 AAC Names Nadira Ford-Robbins Advisor of the MonthOctober 02, 2019
Nadira Ford-Robbins, Lead Advisor in the Health Careers Resource Center, was recently named September’s “Awesome Advisor” by the Academic Advising Council.
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.
Intergenerational Poetry ContestOctober 01, 2019
Each year the Intergenerational Poetry Contest awards prizes to local youth and adults to help bridge the gap between the generations; deadline is Oct. 13.
Faculty Asked to Complete Higher Education Research Institute SurveyOctober 01, 2019
The 2019 UCLA HERI survey has begun arriving in faculty inboxes. Survey closes Wednesday, Oct. 23.
Fall 2019 Grading UpdatesSeptember 27, 2019
Starting this fall, there are two new grading processes allowing a more secure and efficient way to provide grades to students.
Interim President Susan Fritz Testifies On Workforce DevelopmentSeptember 27, 2019
Interim President Fritz was joined by leaders in higher education, business and K-12 in testifying before the Legislature about opportunities to meet the growing demand for high-skill, high-demand, high-wage jobs in the state.
Omaha Builds Math Momentum with Academic Partnerships and $1.4 Million GrantSeptember 27, 2019
A $1.4 million federal grant funded by the National Science Foundation Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program will help the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) build upon a successful program that prepares future high school math teachers for dynamic careers in high-need schools.
UNO Magazine: Fallen But Not ForgottenSeptember 27, 2019
Assistant Professor in the School of the Arts, Jave Yoshimoto, uses his talents to honor Omaha's fallen.
Order Your Department and UNO Swag from the BookstoreSeptember 26, 2019
Common department orders that the UNO Bookstore can assist with include UNO swag, department specific swag, and branded department apparel.
UNO Magazine: Art HouseSeptember 26, 2019
With over 1,000 works of art gracing UNO’s campus, there's something for just about any artistic taste or sensitivity.
UNO's Gandhi Kicks Off New NU Podcast SeriesSeptember 25, 2019
Robin Gandhi discusses UNO’s leadership in addressing national challenges posed by cybercrime and training the next generation of cybersecurity experts.
Homecoming Office Decorating ContestSeptember 23, 2019
Decorating your department area not only helps get your department in the spirit of Homecoming, but also gets the students, faculty, and staff visiting your offices excited; deadline to register is Oct. 4.
UNO Magazine: WitnessSeptember 23, 2019
Holocaust survivor and internationally celebrated artist Samuel Bak to visit UNO.
Public Safety Warns of Olympics-Themed Email ScamSeptember 20, 2019
An Olympic-themed job scam has returned to the Omaha area ahead of the 2020 Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo.
Congressman Bacon Meets with UNO faculty, Chancellor GoldSeptember 20, 2019
U.S. Rep. Don Bacon of Nebraska toured UNO and UNMC earlier this month, meeting with faculty and researchers as well as Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D.
UNO Student Chosen to Enhance Veteran Leadership Through Prestigious ProgramSeptember 19, 2019
The Student Veterans of America's Leadership Institute facilitates attendees through a foundational leadership experience to develop core values and hone their leadership skills.
First Generation Students Celebrate, Are Celebrated on CampusSeptember 19, 2019
Hundreds of first-generation students were recognized at a "First Generation Proud" pre-game event before the men's soccer game against the University of Michigan.
A Message from Senior Vice Chancellor Kopp on Changes in Office of Academic AffairsSeptember 19, 2019
Several personnel changes and a new assistant vice chancellor position have been announced.
Two Mavericks Earn Presidential Graduate FellowshipsSeptember 19, 2019
The prestigious fellowships are awarded to a select group of NU graduate students each year on the basis of high academic performance and personal accomplishment.
STEM TRAIL Center to Host Weekly Seminars, WorkshopsSeptember 19, 2019
Beginning this October, weekly events will be hosted by the STEM TRAIL Center at the Thompson Alumni Center.
Rainbow Readers Book ClubSeptember 17, 2019
Join UNO's Queer and Trans Services for this LGBTQ-centric book club.
Proposals for Significant Program ImprovementSeptember 17, 2019
Proposals must be geared toward an improvement that will enhance student learning and/or the ability to assess student learning; deadline Oct. 1.
Deadline Extended | Apply To Be A 2020 Rural Futures Institute FellowSeptember 17, 2019
Students will live, work and serve in the community they are focused on, and community innovators will invite them into the life of rural Nebraska; deadline extended to Oct. 25.
Help Students Connect With Professionals Through "CareeRockIt"September 17, 2019
CareeRockIt connects students and young adults with opportunities to move along the learning pipeline, gain applicable knowledge and build excitement for growing career options; deadline is Oct. 15.
Werner Enterprises Supports UNO’s Supply Chain, Logistics and Technology ProgramsSeptember 17, 2019
The philanthropic investment represents a strategic partnership with UNO’s College of Information Science and Technology and the supply chain management program in its College of Business Administration.
UNO Magazine: All Art That's Fit to PrintSeptember 17, 2019
The saying “putting ink to paper” is often reserved for the writing process, but for many artists it describes a versatile and varied creative approach known as printmaking.
Register for the Adult Fitness ProgramSeptember 16, 2019
This is 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.
Largest Single Research Grant in UNO History Awarded to BiomechanicsSeptember 16, 2019
The Department of Biomechanics at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) has received a grant of $10.3 million — the largest single research grant in university history – surpassing its own previous record that lasted five years.
2019 Collaboration Initiative RetreatSeptember 13, 2019
The Collaboration Initiative was designed to help NU researchers become more competitive for extramural funding; deadline is Oct. 24.
Continuing the ConversationSeptember 13, 2019
A message from Chancellor Gold following investiture and inviting Mavericks to the first campus forum of the semester.
ORBT Project Begins Next Stage, Will Impact Dodge Traffic Through OctoberSeptember 13, 2019
Vehicle traffic between 61st and 62nd Streets and pedestrian traffic across Dodge Street will be impacted.
Out @ UNO SubmissionsSeptember 12, 2019
OUT @ UNO is an online visual depiction of LBGTQIA+ faculty, staff, and graduate students on campus.
Assessment Mini-GrantsSeptember 12, 2019
Assessment mini-grants now available for 2019-2020; deadline extended to Oct. 15.
INBRE Program Provides Invaluable Research Experience for Four UNO StudentsSeptember 12, 2019
Four UNO students took part in the Nebraska Institutional Development Award Program (IDeA) Networks of Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE) program in 2019.
New Programs Designed to Support Retention, GraduationSeptember 12, 2019
Several new academic and student support initiatives are set to launch in the coming weeks, months.
Epic Proposal has UNO TiesSeptember 11, 2019
It hit “Inside Edition,” “People,” and more – an epic proposal involving actor Hugh Jackman has UNO ties.
ACDC Announces Launch of "Prototype"September 10, 2019
"Prototype" is a new program to connect students to community professionals; deadline to apply is Oct. 1.
UNO Names Rebecca Gratz Employee of the MonthSeptember 10, 2019
Rebecca was nominated by her peers for her exceptional work and uplifting attitude.
Proposed New Policy | Royalty and Equity DistributionSeptember 09, 2019
A proposed new policy is open for review and comment.
New UNO Enrollment Numbers Highlight Access, MissionSeptember 09, 2019
New enrollment numbers released Monday, Sept. 9 show growth in mission-driven focus areas at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) even as total numbers declined slightly from the year before.
Eight UNO Mavs Named to 2019 “40 Under 40” ListSeptember 09, 2019
Eight UNO Mavericks were listed among 40 entrepreneurs, executives and professionals under the age of 40 who are leading the way in the Omaha area.
Omaha Pikes Earn Another Top Chapter RecognitionSeptember 08, 2019
This marks the seventh consecutive year that Delta Chi Chapter has earned the award.
Faculty Funding Available to Increase Global Perspectives in CourseworkSeptember 06, 2019
Proposals for awards up to $5,000 are being accepted through Wednesday, Nov. 6.
Audition for the "The Maverick Machine"September 04, 2019
The band performs for Omaha Volleyball, Omaha Men's and Women’s Basketball, and Omaha Hockey events. Auditions will be held Sept. 10-14.
Vascular Fitness Measurements ServiceSeptember 03, 2019
The UNO Vascular Research Lab offers a vascular fitness assessment, which includes measurements of blood pressure, arterial stiffness, and endothelial function.
Academic Affairs Announces Strategic Planning Next StepsSeptember 02, 2019
In an email to campus, Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Sacha Kopp, Ph.D., discussed plans for moving forward on goals of academic excellence and community engagement.
Staff Provide Support for Maverick Students to Start the SemesterAugust 30, 2019
A special recognition of staff efforts in helping students begin an exciting new semester.
Durango's Grill Offering Mobile OrderingAugust 29, 2019
Guests can order their food to be picked-up for lunch that day or schedule it to be picked up and ready at a different day of the week, up to a week in advance.
Communities of Practice Applications AvailableAugust 29, 2019
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; deadline is Oct. 1.
Faculty Leadership Forum Applications AvailableAugust 29, 2019
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; deadline Oct. 1.
UNO AAC Names Allie Thompson Advisor of the MonthAugust 29, 2019
Allie Thompson, an academic advisor in the Academic and Career Development Center, was recently named August’s “Awesome Advisor” by the Academic Advising Council.
UNO Aviation Students Recognized for Innovating, Improving Runway SafetyAugust 29, 2019
A team of aviation students from the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) was awarded first prize at a prestigious national aviation competition for designing a system that aims to reduce the threat of collisions on airport runways.
Flag Lowering for Charles InghamAugust 28, 2019
The UNO flag will be lowered for UNO retiree Charles Ingham who recently passed away.
A Welcome Message from Interim President Susan FritzAugust 27, 2019
We begin the new academic year with opportunities for continued learning and growth.
Fund It Forward - Student Video ChallengeAugust 27, 2019
The Office of Research and Creative Activity encourages students to participate in a video challenge issued by the Science Coalition; deadline Oct. 21.
Munroe-Meyer Institute Marks Beginning of Renovations to New HomeAugust 26, 2019
MMI will be uniquely designed to facilitate integrated care for the individuals and families with these disabilities and complex health care needs that MMI serves across the lifespan.
Arts and Sciences Hall Open Following ConstructionAugust 26, 2019
All students, faculty and staff now have access to Arts and Sciences Hall for the 2019-2020 academic year.
President's Op-Ed: University Beginning New Academic Year With Momentum, Opportunities for GrowthAugust 23, 2019
"It is a great honor and responsibility to serve our students and the people of Nebraska. I will do all I can to help maintain the trajectory that Nebraskans have built for their University."
Professional Development Updates from UNO Staff Advisory CouncilAugust 23, 2019
UNO Staff Advisory Council is continuing to support staff members in the Maverick community with the introduction of their new Professional Development Fund.
Discount on Certificate in Fundraising ManagementAugust 22, 2019
Students, Faculty and Staff can receive a 15% discount with a special code.
The Maverick Minute | Destination 225°August 22, 2019
Scott Tarry, director of UNO's Aviation Institute, joins Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D. to discuss the new Destination 225° pilot pathways program.
The Maverick Minute | Scott Scholars ProgramAugust 22, 2019
Wayne Watkins, new executive director of the Scott Scholars Program, joins Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D., to discuss the program and how he envisions its growth.
The Maverick Minute | First Generation GuildAugust 22, 2019
Shannon Teamer, senior director of Inclusion Programs and Services, joins Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D. to discuss the First Generation Guild, a collaborative effort to support students who are first in their families to pursue higher education.
ITS Announces Phone System UpdateAugust 21, 2019
The update will replace the university’s existing Avaya telephone system with a new Cisco Unified Communications system, which encompasses telephone, instant messaging and presence services.
Help Pick the Genre for Maverick Production's Spring ConcertAugust 21, 2019
Every other year, the organization hosts a major concert at Baxter Arena. Past musicians have included FloRida and Logic. Vote for you favorite genre by Sept. 11.
Ombuds Services Open to Students, Faculty and StaffAugust 21, 2019
The Ombuds assist with informal conflict resolution and problem-solving, navigating difficult situations, and advocacy for fair processes and fair treatment.
LaTrina Parker Earns Board of Regents KUDOS AwardAugust 21, 2019
Parker accepted the award at the Board of Regents meeting on Aug. 16.
Construction to Impact Drive Between MBSC, EABAugust 20, 2019
Construction is scheduled to begin on the drive entrance between EAB and the MBSC from Aug. 21 through Aug. 25.
Summer 2019 UNO MagazineAugust 20, 2019
Revisit the most recent issue of the UNO Magazine ahead of the next issue arriving in January.
UNO Recognized by Gov. Ricketts for Excellence in Workplace WellnessAugust 19, 2019
On Friday, Aug. 16, UNO was awarded a 2019 Governor's Wellness Award; the only university in the state to be recognized.
UNO Food Services Announces UpdatesAugust 16, 2019
From revamped menus to local partnerships, even new plant-based options, UNO Food Services is excited to announce new updates for the 2019-2020 academic year.
MavGrants Relaunches as NuRampAugust 16, 2019
Faculty will now be able to more efficiently work together on grant submissions while also achieving greater efficiencies in training and leveraging expertise across campuses.
2019 NU Collaboration Initiative | Ideas for Breakout SessionsAugust 16, 2019
Faculty are encouraged to suggest topics for breakout sessions.
Read the UNO Biomechanics Annual NewsletterAugust 16, 2019
It's been a busy year for UNO Biomechanics. Request a print copy of their annual newsletter or view it online as a flipbook.
Susan M. Fritz, Ph.D., Installed as University of Nebraska Interim PresidentAugust 16, 2019
The University of Nebraska celebrated history on Aug. 16 with the installation of Susan M. Fritz, Ph.D., as interim president. Fritz, a 30-year veteran of the university who most recently served as executive vice president and provost, becomes the first woman to lead the NU system since its creation 51 years ago.
Flag Lowering for David SwansonAugust 15, 2019
David Swanson, Ph.D., director of the Holland Computing Center, passed away unexpectedly on Aug. 11
New Exosuit Makes Walking and Running EasierAugust 15, 2019
A portable exosuit designed by researchers at Harvard and UNO Biomechanics might just give us a glimpse into what the future of wearable robotic devices looks like.
Eppley Construction to Impact Second Floor AccessAugust 14, 2019
From Friday, August 16 through Saturday, August 17, the main stairwell leading to the Eppley Administration Building's second floor will be inaccessible.
VA Grant Funds UNO/UNMC Research into COPDAugust 13, 2019
Through a federal grant, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is putting investigators from the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) and the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) on the front lines of COPD research.
UNO Names Lindsay Linson Employee of the MonthAugust 12, 2019
Lindsay was nominated by her peers for her adaptability and attention to detail.
UNO Dance Team Earns Multiple AwardsAugust 11, 2019
The UNO Dance Team brought home several awards from a camp attended by multiple teams from across the country.
Installation of Interim President Susan Fritz to Highlight Aug. 16 NU Board of Regents MeetingAugust 09, 2019
The University of Nebraska Board of Regents will meet Friday, Aug. 16, 2019. A highlight of the day will be the formal installation of Interim President Susan Fritz, Ph.D.
The Maverick Minute | Baseball, Softball Facility PlansAugust 09, 2019
Vice Chancellor and Athletics Director Trev Alberts joins Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D. on Center Campus to discuss plans for a new home for Omaha Baseball and Softball.
Join the Faculty, Staff, Alumni Bowling LeagueAugust 07, 2019
The league meets every Wednesday at 4:30 P.M. at West Lanes Bowling Alley.
2019 Engagement Survey Results Shared With CampusAugust 07, 2019
A message from Chancellor Gold on UNO's survey results and next steps for campus.
Request for Proposals | Great Plains IDeA-CTRAugust 06, 2019
The Great Plains IDeA-CTR Network is pleased to announce an opportunity for pilot funding through an NIH/NIGMS grant; applications due Nov. 15.
Scott Seeba Named Title IX Investigator & Education CoordinatorAugust 05, 2019
Seeba began his new role within Student Success on Aug. 2.
A Message from Chancellor Gold | Dayton and El Paso ViolenceAugust 05, 2019
"Loss almost always challenges us to reflect – in this case reflect on our own family and their safety and at the same time to reflect on what might be done to prevent this kind of tragedy in the future."
West and Pacific Street Garages to Close for CleaningAugust 05, 2019
Anyone who has cars in the West Garage & Pacific Street Garage must make sure that they're removed by Friday, Aug. 9.
Ameritas Data Breach Has Minimal Impact on NU EmployeesAugust 05, 2019
Ameritas Life Insurance Corp., third-party administrator for the University of Nebraska's dental plan, disclosed data breach on July 23.
Flag Lowering for Victims of El Paso, Dayton ShootingsAugust 04, 2019
All flags will be lowered on campus to honor the victims of recent shootings in El Paso and Dayton through Aug. 8, 2019.
U.S. Representatives Bacon, Baird Visit UNO to Discuss Agricultural InnovationAugust 02, 2019
The two congressmen visited with faculty and administration from the College of Information Science and Technology, as well as members of the business and nonprofit communities.
UNO Tapped by Jet Linx & Southwest for Pilot Pathways ProgramAugust 01, 2019
The University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) is one of just four schools selected for new Destination 225° university pathways.
Proposed New Policy | Naming of Facilities and Organizational UnitsAugust 01, 2019
A proposed new policy is open for review and comment.
Watkins Named Scott Scholars Executive DirectorAugust 01, 2019
Wayne Watkins, BSME, MBA, JD, will oversee support and development of students who are recipients of the Walter Scott, Jr., Scholarship.
East Garage to Close Aug. 3 for CleaningJuly 31, 2019
Anyone who has cars in the East Garage must make sure that they're removed by the end of the day Friday, Aug. 2.
Caniglia Field Earns National RecognitionJuly 30, 2019
The NCAA recently named Al F. Caniglia Field one of the top 11 places in the nation to experience college soccer.
Underwood Earns Prestigious National FellowshipJuly 29, 2019
The funding from the Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society will help the recent alumnus pursue a master's degree at the Peter Kiewit Institute.
A Message from Chancellor Gold on InclusivityJuly 29, 2019
"We all are a part of the Maverick Community. Together, we are always better."
The Maverick Minute | Senior Vice Chancellor Kopp's First MonthJuly 25, 2019
Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Sacha Kopp joins UNO Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold for a discussion about Kopp's first month on campus.
UNO Senior Helps Restore Flood-Ravaged FairgroundsJuly 24, 2019
When the University of Nebraska put out a call searching for students to assist in flood recovery efforts, Alyssa Spartz didn’t hesitate.
James Kamm Named Assistant Vice Chancellor for Business and FinanceJuly 23, 2019
Kamm joins UNO after a decades-long career in banking.
Contribute to the Gateway NewspaperJuly 22, 2019
The Gateway would love to include your writing, photography and design in their bi-weekly print publication and digital site.
Kamrin Baker Named Gateway's Editor-in-ChiefJuly 22, 2019
Baker, a journalism and media communications student, has worked for the Gateway since 2017.
Virtual Dissection Equipment Takes STEM Education at UNO to Next LevelJuly 22, 2019
With the Anatomage Table, UNO faculty are changing the way students learn about human physiology.
Educators Develop Experiential Learning, Community Service Skills at UNOJuly 19, 2019
UNO faculty, school teachers and nonprofits were among the many to attend the 2019 Service Learning Seminar.
Mammel Hall Construction to Impact Parking, Traffic on Scott CampusJuly 19, 2019
Minor changes to parking spaces and traffic routes will begin July 22 and continue through April 2021
Giant Moon Map, Educational Lunar Activities Land at Werner ParkJuly 18, 2019
Doug Showell, part-time astronomy professor at UNO, and Anthony Galdamez, a sixth grade teacher at King Science and Technology Magnet Center, will provide educational hands-on activities related to lunar exploration at an upcoming Omaha Storm Chasers game.
UNO AAC Names Chris Scott Advisor of the MonthJuly 18, 2019
Chris Scott, an academic advisor in the Biology Department, was recently named June's “Awesome Advisor” by the Academic Advising Council.
Digital Communications Projects Continue Into FallJuly 17, 2019
The UNO Information Technology Services (ITS) and University Communications digital teams collaborated on several projects along with stakeholders throughout UNO and have more coming up.
Ticket Discount Available for Upcoming Nelly ConcertJuly 17, 2019
Find out how to receive a $10 ticket discount with your MavCARD or military ID.
The Maverick Minute | Maverick Move-InJuly 17, 2019
Matt Nelson sits down with Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D. to discuss move-in, living on campus, and how he and his team work to ease the transition for those living away from home for the first time.
The Maverick Minute | Arte LatinXJuly 17, 2019
Cristián Doña-Reveco, Ph.D. sits down with Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D. to discuss Arte LatinX, an exhibition featuring Nebraskan LatinX artists.
Flag Lowering for Retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice John Paul StevensJuly 17, 2019
The U.S. flag will be lowered to half-staff in honor of retired Associate Justice of the Supreme Court John Paul Stevens.
Sidewalk South of Pep Bowl to Close July 22July 17, 2019
Construction taking place along the sidewalk just south of the Pep Bowl will impact travel along that stretch from Friday, July 19 through Monday, July 22.
Researchers Launch LGBTQ+ Statewide SurveyJuly 16, 2019
A new survey will help community leaders and policymakers better understand the health and overall wellbeing of Nebraska’s LGBTQ+ population.
Flag Lowering for Harvey LeavittJuly 12, 2019
The UNO flag will be lowered for UNO retiree Harvey Leavitt who recently passed away.
University of Nebraska Again Ranked Among World’s Top 100 in Earning U.S. PatentsJuly 10, 2019
For the second consecutive year, the University of Nebraska has been ranked among the top 100 universities in the world in earning U.S. patents to protect the innovative research and discoveries of its faculty.
Accessibility Services Center Announces Relocation to H&KJuly 10, 2019
Their new location will allow for a more expansive space to meet the needs of UNO students.
Graduate Studies Announces Leadership and Structure UpdatesJuly 09, 2019
The Office of Graduate Studies is excited to announce new updates to its leadership and staff structure.
UNO Tech Advances, Innovations Contribute to Reputation of Omaha, Lincoln in TechJuly 08, 2019
Omaha and Lincoln are joining forces to shine a spotlight on tech employment and advances in the region — an effort that has benefited from a number of contributions from the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO).
Required Action | 403(b) Salary Reduction AgreementJuly 08, 2019
The UNO Benefits Department is requesting that all 403(b) participants complete a new 403(b) salary reduction agreement; deadline is July 31.
Call for Professors to Teach College Courses in the Omaha Correctional CenterJuly 08, 2019
Looking for professors, lecturers and instructors interested in teaching General Education courses at OCC or other Nebraska prisons.
Slip Study Gets off the Ground with NIH GrantJuly 08, 2019
Through first-of-its-kind research, Biomechanics Department studies slip prevention.
Finalists Announced for Director of State and Community Relations PositionJuly 07, 2019
The two finalists for UNO’s open Director of State and Community Relations position have been announced.
NU Board of Regents Approves Closure of Center for Urban SustainabilityJuly 01, 2019
The decision will allow for better alignment of funding efforts with community needs while continuing to support sustainability efforts and research on campus
New Transcript Designation To Help Students Highlight Community Engagement WorkJuly 01, 2019
A new designation at UNO will provide students the opportunity to highlight existing community engagement efforts and identify new ones to be officially recognized for academically.
UNO Names Kirk Smith Employee of the MonthJune 28, 2019
Kirk was nominated by his peers for his hard work and flexibility.
Sidewalk South of Pep Bowl to Close July 2June 28, 2019
The sidewalk will be closed for one day to allow the installation of a new statue.
Joe Hayes Earns Board of Regents KUDOS AwardJune 28, 2019
Hayes accepted the award at the Board of Regents meeting on June 28.
Students Begin Flood Serviceship ProjectsJune 27, 2019
The flood serviceship program is funded by a $250,000 investment from the University of Nebraska system.
College World Series Brings Substantial Economic Impact to Omaha, says UNO ProfessorJune 25, 2019
The Omaha World-Herald recently interviewed Chris Decker Ph.D., professor and chair of the Department of Economics in UNO’s College of Business Administration about the economic impact of the College World Series.
Changes to Support Services Take Effect July 1June 25, 2019
Operations formally under UNO Support Services will be assigned to different units within the Division of Business and Finance.
University Communications Announces Leadership UpdatesJune 25, 2019
Sasha Thurin welcomed as new Director of Marketing; Sam Petto named Director of Editorial & Media Relations.
Minimal Tuition Increases Highlight Lean 2019-20 University BudgetJune 21, 2019
The proposed 2019-20 budget, which will be considered by the Board of Regents at its June 28 meeting, preserves the university’s affordability with two years of minimal tuition increases while keeping spending flat at a time of ongoing fiscal restraint.
UNO Athletic Trainers Gain Valuable Experience In the Field and On the FieldJune 21, 2019
Tyler Gregurich and Jacqui Gutierrez may not be the ones sporting jerseys or gloves, but they are right in the middle of the action at the 2019 College World Series.
Flag Lowering for Nebraska State Trooper Jerry SmithJune 21, 2019
Governor Pete Ricketts has ordered all U.S. and Nebraska flags to be flown at half-staff in honor of the passing of Nebraska State Trooper Jerry Smith.
UNO, Shizuoka University Celebrate Shared ResearchJune 21, 2019
In May, Shizuoka University hosted a conference in partnership with UNO on the work and impact of the famous early twentieth century philosopher Edmund Husserl.
International Students Encouraged to Review Updated Health Insurance Waiver RequirementsJune 20, 2019
Criteria for waiving coverage has been updated to bring the University of Nebraska more in line with other institutions across the country and ensure that international students have quality coverage when healthcare needs arise.
UNO Student One of 12 Minority Fellowship Program Awardees NationwideJune 18, 2019
UNO student Michael Herndon was selected to receive one of 12 fellowships awarded to students from underrepresented groups who plan to pursue their Ph.D. in political science.
Forbes Names UNO a Top 10 Nebraska EmployerJune 18, 2019
The University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) is one of the Top 10 Best Employers in Nebraska, according to research by Forbes.
The Maverick Minute | Common Reader ExperienceJune 17, 2019
Dr. Lucy Morrison joins Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D. to discuss the Common Reader Experience, which eases incoming students’ transition to college through small-group discussion, curricular assignments, and co-curricular programming based around a single book.
October Symposium to Help Faculty, Staff Support First-Generation StudentsJune 14, 2019
The event is the start of a planned effort to further develop support for the thousands of UNO students who want to become the first in their family to earn a college degree.
UNO Professor Uses Data to Correctly Predict College World Series WinnerJune 13, 2019
UNO associate professor Andrew Swift D.Sc. used data from the NCAA baseball regular season to predict the winner of the 2019 College World Series.
Covering the Greatest Show on DirtJune 12, 2019
Eight teams have paved "the Road to Omaha." Tune into MavRadio.FM for play-by-play action of the College World Series.
UNO Professor Helps Social Services, Law Enforcement Work with Amish, Mennonite CommunitiesJune 10, 2019
A University of Nebraska Omaha (UNO) professor is helping professionals in New York bridge the gap between modern society and the growing number of nearby Amish and Old Order Mennonite communities.
Sign Up for the UNO Martial Arts AcademyJune 10, 2019
Classes are available through H&K for Taekwondo, Hapkido, Judo and self-defense.
University Rolling Back Out-of-Pocket Increases for Student InsuranceJune 10, 2019
University of Nebraska President Hank Bounds has announced plans to alleviate increased out-of-pocket student health insurance costs.
Timely Warning June 8, 2019June 08, 2019
Please read this notification for information on an indecent exposure incident, including campus resources and safety advice.
UNO Magazine: Brick by BrickJune 07, 2019
UNO professors make math engaging with a unique software program.
Heath Mello Named Interim Vice President for University AffairsJune 06, 2019
Mello will assume his new role on July 1, pending approval by the Board of Regents.
Student Success Announces Leadership UpdatesJune 03, 2019
The announcement comes after the retirement of Senior Director of Inclusion and Director of Multicultural Affairs, James Freeman.
Mavericks Finish Historic RunJune 01, 2019
Omaha Baseball finished their historic run Saturday, June 1. The team's first NCAA tournament ended in an elimination game with No. 2 seed Baylor.
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.
UNO Names Frank Vacek Employee of the MonthMay 31, 2019
Frank was nominated by his peers for his hard work and flexibility.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Flag Lowering for Jack HillMay 29, 2019
The UNO flag will be lowered for UNO retiree Jack Hill who recently passed away.
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.
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.
Proposed New Policy | Tuition RemissionsMay 22, 2019
A proposed new policy is open for review and comment.
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.
Register for the Adult Fitness ProgramMay 20, 2019
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.
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.
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.
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.
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, 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.
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.
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: Renaissance Role PlayingMay 09, 2019
How one UNO professor is helping bring the past back to life.
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.
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.
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.
Appropriations Committee Funds NU requestMay 03, 2019
The Legislature's budget-writing committee on Thursday released its final recommendation for the 2019-21 state budget, including funding for the University of Nebraska that virtually matches the request NU submitted to policymakers last fall.
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.
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.
Call for Papers | The Goldstein Symposium on Art and Human RightsMay 02, 2019
Scholars from all disciplines are invited to submit proposals for 20-minute presentations focused on the intersection of art and human rights; deadline is June 15, 2019.
The Maverick Minute | Community Engagement CredentialsApril 30, 2019
Barbara Pickering, a professor in the School of Communication, discusses designating community engagement on students' transcripts with Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D.
Escobar-Serrano Named Truman Fellowship FinalistApril 29, 2019
Alejandra Escobar-Serrano, a political science and business major, was chosen from a pool of more than 800 other applicants to be selected as a finalist for the national honor.
Thompson Scholars Celebrate GraduationApril 26, 2019
A group of 70 students, all members of the Thompson Learning Community, came together on Tuesday, April 23, to celebrate completing their undergraduate education.
UNO Celebrates Completion of Strauss RenovationApril 26, 2019
UNO and the NU Foundation gathered with community supporters to celebration the addition, renovations and improvements to Strauss, including the dedication of the concert hall in honor of Jan and Chancellor Emeritus John Christensen.
More That Counts: UNO Expands Math Gen Ed OptionsApril 25, 2019
University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) students have new options for meeting one of their general education requirements.
Trio of UNO Students Selected as Fulbright RecipientsApril 25, 2019
Gabriela Amador (College of Education), Paige Cody (Arts and Sciences) and Samantha Sack (College of Arts and Sciences / College of Education) will spent the next academic year as teaching assistants in Spain, Taiwan and Peru
Chancellor Gold Congratulates Award-Winning MavForensics TeamApril 25, 2019
The MavForensics team is among the top 10 teams in the country.
The Maverick Minute | Meet Sacha KoppApril 25, 2019
During a social visit to Omaha, incoming Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Sacha Kopp, Ph.D., stopped by the UNO Television studio to record a Maverick Minute with Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D.
CultureFest Celebrates Diversity, Engages CommunityApril 24, 2019
In April, UNO hosted its annual CultureFest celebration and welcomed numerous guests from across the metro area to discover the culture, history and experiences of others
University of Nebraska Releases 2019 Global Engagement ReportApril 24, 2019
The report focuses on education abroad, which provides valuable skills and experiences for NU students.
UNO Updating Terrorist Data for Defense DepartmentApril 23, 2019
The University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) will collect and update data on some of the world’s most dangerous individuals in a new project for the Department of Defense.
Students Recognized at 2019 Honors ConvocationApril 22, 2019
Dozens of UNO undergraduate and graduate students were recognized Friday, April 19, including 14 students recognized with college and campus-wide awards.
UNO Introduces Interim Policy for Electric Scooters to Align With City ProgramApril 19, 2019
The City of Omaha will be introducing shareable electric scooters as part of a six month trial program.
Students, Projects Shine at Honors SymposiumApril 19, 2019
On Thursday, April 18, a group 31 soon-to-be graduating honors students gathered to share their thesis projects with members of the campus and Omaha communities.
Metro Transit Unveils Bus Tracking SiteApril 18, 2019
Metro is testing website features and asking riders to provide feedback on their experience using it.
UNO Working to Address Urgent STEM Workforce NeedsApril 17, 2019
UNO's College of IS&T is working to meet the needs of its community, including the “incredible, explosive demands” in IT fields.
2019-2020 Student Body President/Regent, Vice President Sworn InApril 15, 2019
Aya Yousuf and Jabin Moore were sworn into office on Monday, April 15.
Finalists Announced for Director of Multicultural Affairs PositionApril 15, 2019
Four finalists have been selected as candidates to serve in the role of Director of Multicultural Affairs. The finalists will participate in on-campus interviews and forums through the end of April.
Request for Applications | 2019 Stem Cell Research ProjectApril 12, 2019
The Committee is responsible for developing a grant process and making grants to Nebraska institutions or researchers to conduct stem cell research that does not use human embryonic stem cells; deadline May 20.
Faculty Recognized at 2019 Honors ConvocationApril 12, 2019
A group of 18 faculty were selected by their students, colleagues and units for excellence in teaching, research, creativity, community engagement and global engagement.
Protecting the Safety of our Maverick FamilyApril 11, 2019
A message from Chancellor Gold addressing recent timely warning alerts.
University Honors Program Students Shine at Regional ConferenceApril 11, 2019
UNO Honors students shared their own original research and how it has impacted their academic careers.
Update: Navigation Design Changes Going LiveApril 11, 2019
The UNO Information Technology Services (ITS) and University Communications digital teams collaborated on two major projects focused on web accessibility over the past few months.
Applications for Flood Recovery Student Serviceships Now OpenApril 11, 2019
The University of Nebraska is now accepting applications for a new student serviceship program that will place up to 50 NU students in communities across Nebraska this summer to assist with recovery efforts from the recent devastating floods.
Want Wildflowers? UNO Research Finds Best Time to BurnApril 11, 2019
The saying goes that April showers bring May flowers, but according to a pair of new University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) studies, controlled burns can also play an important role in plant growth.
UNO Names Susan Troester Employee of the MonthApril 10, 2019
Susan was nominated by her peers for her flexibility and customer service qualities.
Mahoney Honored With Top NU Teaching AwardApril 10, 2019
On Tuesday, April 9, University of Nebraska President Hank Bounds announced the 2019 winners of the university’s most prestigious faculty awards for teaching, research and engagement. Among the group: the University of Nebraska at Omaha’s (UNO) Bill Mahoney.
Omaha World-Herald Spotlights Stedman's CaféApril 10, 2019
An Omaha World-Herald article on the student-run coffee shop and learning laboratory shares a few behind-the-scenes details, including the café's most popular item.
Timely Warning April 10, 2019April 09, 2019
UNO’s Department of Public Safety (UNODPS) has determined circumstances exist that members and guests of the UNO campus community should be aware of.
Assistant Vice Chancellor for Inclusion Search Moves to Identify External CandidatesApril 09, 2019
The joint UNO/UNMC position would lead current and future inclusivity activities at both campuses
Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society Inducts 2019 ClassApril 09, 2019
A group of 35 students, two staff members, one faculty member and a UNO alumnus were inducted into the nation's oldest and most selective national honor society on Monday, April 8.
Timely Warning April 9, 2019April 09, 2019
UNO’s Department of Public Safety (UNODPS) has determined circumstances exist that members and guests of the UNO campus community should be aware of.
High School Media Conference Winners AnnouncedApril 08, 2019
The day featured workshops for area high school students and their advisors. 214 awards were also given out across various categories.
The Maverick Minute | Accessibility Services CenterApril 08, 2019
Jen Papproth, director of UNO's Accessibility Services Center, discusses accessibility and the importance of supporting students with Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D.
Faculty Senate/Staff Advisory Council 2019 Banquet HighlightsApril 05, 2019
Recipients of the Employee of the Year Award, Staff Advisory Council Award, Advisory of the Year and the Spirit of Service Award were recognized at the banquet, April 4.
Assistance for Prospective Students Impacted by Recent FloodingApril 05, 2019
The university’s highest priority is making certain impacts of the flooding do not impede any student’s ability to continue their coursework.
Coordinated, Long-Term Flood Response Efforts Underway at the University of NebraskaApril 05, 2019
The university-wide effort is being coordinated by Chuck Hibberd, dean and director of Nebraska Extension, which has a long history of supporting disaster relief.
University Adds New Employee Leave and Student Serviceship Programs to Flood Response EffortsApril 04, 2019
The programs will open new service opportunities for employees and students interested in volunteering in affected communities or supporting colleagues in need.
UNOmaha App Integrates Alumni FeaturesApril 01, 2019
The UNO Alumni Association has been integrated into the UNOmaha app, unleashing everything Maverick for graduates and donors everywhere.
New Report States UNO's Economic Impact Tops $700 MillionMarch 29, 2019
The teaching, research and outreach activities of the University of Nebraska grow the state’s economy by $4.5 billion every year.
New UNO STEM TRAIL Center Aims to Grow Campus EffortsMarch 29, 2019
On Thursday, May 30, the Nebraska Coordinating Commission for Post-secondary Education (CCPE) reviewed and unanimously approved the creation of the center.
Angie Kennedy Earns Board of Regents KUDOS AwardMarch 29, 2019
The Creative Director accepted the award on March 29.
Math Students Earn High Marks in Competitive Putnam ExamMarch 27, 2019
UNO students out performed many of their peers at the recent William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition, earning a top 10 percent team finish with four students individually placing in the top 25 percent nationally
New Policy for NU Foundation Expense ClaimsMarch 26, 2019
Beginning Monday, April 1, the NU Foundation will update its reimbursement policy to better align with University of Nebraska system guidelines.
Update: Head of UNMC, NE Med Facilities to Stay On in Current RoleMarch 26, 2019
In January 2019, Ken Hansen, associate vice chancellor of facilities at UNMC and vice president of facilities at Nebraska Medicine, had announced he would be stepping down and UNO's John Amend would be taking over his responsibilities in the interim.
Hank Bounds to Step Down as NU PresidentMarch 25, 2019
After nearly four years leading NU through a period of transformational collaboration and momentum, Bounds is stepping away from administration to transition to other educational and consulting work.
A Message from Chancellor Gold on President Bounds' AnnouncementMarch 25, 2019
Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D., shares a message following Monday's announcement that President Hank Bounds will be leaving the University of Nebraska.
Flood Relief Donation Management Center OpenMarch 24, 2019
To meet immediate needs, the University of Nebraska at Omaha, University of Nebraska Medical Center and Nebraska Medicine have opened a Flood Relief Donation Management Center. There is now a dedicated website for monetary donations and a website to volunteer to help flood victims.
ULOP Program Aims to Meet State's Growing Legal NeedsMarch 22, 2019
In its second year, a partnership between UNO and the University of Nebraska College of Law aims to encourage more students in underrepresented communities to purse a legal education; deadline April 5.
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.
UNO Supports Those Affected by New Zealand AttacksMarch 18, 2019
The UNO community stands in solidarity with those impacted by the Christchurch attacks.
How You Can Help with Flood Relief EffortsMarch 18, 2019
Share your Maverick Spirit by helping support those impacted by flooding.
Campus Resources For Those Impacted by FloodingMarch 15, 2019
We are here to provide support and ensure you are taken care of as part of our Maverick Family.
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.
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.
Ralston Teacher Honored with Dual Enrollment AwardMarch 07, 2019
The Office of General Education and Dual Enrollment presented Jamie Honke with the award during its annual luncheon.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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, May 6.
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.