2019 News Release Archive
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.
Who Will Win the CWS? UNO Professor's Data May Hold the AnswerJune 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.
Kopp to Begin Role as UNO Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs TodayJune 12, 2019
Sacha Kopp, Ph.D., comes to UNO from the State University of New York at Stony Brook, where he served as Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences from 2014-2018.
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.
Water Main Break Impacts Campus TrafficJune 04, 2019
Students, faculty, staff and parents or guardians of camp participants are encouraged to build in extra time to arrive on campus through Monday, June 10.
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.
Board of Regents to Meet May 30 to Consider Presidential Search ItemsMay 22, 2019
The University of Nebraska Board of Regents will meet on Thursday, May 30, to consider several items related to the recently launched search for the next NU president.
Flying Mavericks Once Again Finish in the Top 10 at National CompetitionMay 21, 2019
For the second year in a row, the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO)’s competitive student aviation team finished in the top ten at the 2019 National Intercollegiate Flying Association (NIFA) SAFECON competition.
State Budget Package Earns Final Legislative Approval, Heads to Governor’s DeskMay 21, 2019
If signed, the budget would fund the request NU submitted to policymakers last fall for state appropriation increases of 3% in 2019-20 and 3.7% in 2020-21.
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.
Board of Regents Seeks Nominations for Presidential Search Advisory CommitteeMay 20, 2019
Students, faculty, staff and community members selected to the committee will play a key role in the selection of NU's next president; deadline is May 31.
May 2019 Chancellor's Forum RecapMay 15, 2019
UNO Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D., spoke to the campus community on Tuesday, May 14, recapping recent commencement ceremonies, the next steps for the NU budget in the legislature and leadership search updates - among other topics.
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, Shizuoka University to Sponsor Conference in JapanMay 12, 2019
"Husserl in Japan: Global Studies in Philosophy and Religion," will focus on the work and impact of the famous early twentieth century philosopher Edmund Husserl.
UNO, Blackburn Students Help "Get the Word Out"May 10, 2019
UNO students are helping students from the Blackburn Alternative Program develop their presentation skills for a podcast based on a recent exhibit at the Joslyn Art Museum.
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.
Arts and Sciences Hall Closed for Construction Beginning May 10May 08, 2019
Access to the Arts and Sciences Hall will be restricted to authorized personnel through a majority of the summer.
Flag Lowering for Robert ButlerMay 07, 2019
The UNO flag will be lowered for UNO retiree Robert Butler who recently passed away.
UNO Names Traci Fullerton Employee of the MonthMay 06, 2019
Traci was nominated by her peers for her organization and adaptability.
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.
Board of Regents Launches Search for 8th University of Nebraska PresidentApril 19, 2019
Board of Regents Chairman Tim Clare and Vice Chairman Jim Pillen announced that the Board is taking the first steps in the search for the eighth president of the University of Nebraska.
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.
Increase 401(a) Retirement Contributions | Deadline May 31April 12, 2019
Benefits-eligible employees will have the opportunity to upgrade their University Basic Retirement Plan contributions from Tier 1 to Tier 2 during the month of May
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.
Surveys Open for Senior Vice Chancellor Candidate FeedbackApril 05, 2019
Surveys are now open for anyone who would like to provide feedback following the candidate forums; deadline April 8.
15th Annual Ten Outstanding Young Omaha (TOYO!) Teens Award Winners AnnouncedApril 05, 2019
UNO along with the Omaha Jaycees and Village Pointe Shopping Center, are excited to announce the recipients for the 15th annual Ten Outstanding Young Omaha Teens award.
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.
Milo Bail Closed To Public During Dance MarathonMarch 27, 2019
Only Dance Marathon participants will be allowed access into the Milo Bail Student Center on Saturday, April 6.
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.
Stop the Bleed Training Available at UNOMarch 25, 2019
The University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) has joined the “Stop the Bleed” campaign, a national awareness program designed to train, equip and empower people to help in mass casualty events through use of tourniquets.
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.
Section of University Drive North Closed for RepairsMarch 18, 2019
From Monday, March 18, through Sunday, March 24, a section of University Drive North, between University Drive West and Parking Lot F, on the Dodge Campus will be closed for road repairs.
UNO Supports Those Affected by New Zealand AttacksMarch 18, 2019
The UNO community stands in solidarity with those impacted by the Christchurch attacks.
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.
Finalists Announced for UNO Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs PositionMarch 11, 2019
Four finalists have have been named as candidates to serve as UNO's Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs. The candidates will hold public forums in March and April.
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.
Dates Announced for Senior Vice Chancellor Candidate ForumsMarch 06, 2019
Dates have been set for four upcoming public forums to hear from finalists for the position of UNO's Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs
Recipients of 2019 Student Research and Creative Activity Fair Awards AnnouncedMarch 06, 2019
The UNO Office of Research and Creative Activity have identified 16 students to receive recognition for their oral and poster presentations.
The Maverick Minute | Re-Imagining UMarch 05, 2019
Chancellor Gold sits down with Laura Wakefield to discuss a collaborative employee training and development program is open to all UNO and UNMC employees.
The Maverick Minute | Maverick Food PantryMarch 05, 2019
Kristina Cammarano joins Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D. for a discussion about UNO's Maverick Food Pantry.
The Maverick Minute | UNO Health CenterMarch 05, 2019
Julie Kalasek discusses student care options with Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D.
The Maverick Minute | Growing UNO's BrandMarch 05, 2019
Makayla McMorris discusses her vision for UNO's brand with Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D.
Flag Lowering for Dorothy PatachMarch 04, 2019
The UNO flag will be lowered for UNO retiree Dorothy Patach who recently passed away.
President Bounds, NU Supporters Testify at Budget HearingMarch 04, 2019
Joined by students, leaders in business and agriculture, and other supporters, University of Nebraska President Hank Bounds and Board of Regents Chairman Tim Clare asked the Legislature’s Appropriations Committee to invest in the future of the state by supporting affordable, quality education.
MavCARD Services Scheduled MaintenanceMarch 01, 2019
MavCARD Services will be undergoing routine maintenance that will affect some services on Thursday, March 21.
Buffett Institute Fellowship Supports UNO Student’s Early Childhood Brain Cell Development ResearchMarch 01, 2019
Doctoral candidate Andrew Riquier is testing drug therapy protocol targeting cells that could lead to future prevention and treatment of disorders such as autism.
Flag Lowering for Ben SteinerFebruary 28, 2019
The UNO Flag will be lowered for UNO professor Ben Steiner, who passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 22, after a hard-fought battle with cancer.
State Department Diplomat Visits UNOFebruary 27, 2019
UNO’s Center for Afghanistan Studies welcomed Annie Pforzheimer, Acting Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs.
UNO Brings Together Area Students For Open Dialogue on Hate SpeechFebruary 25, 2019
Approximately 50 students from across the Omaha and Council Bluffs metro areas attended a workshop at the Barbara Weitz Community Engagement Center to understand how to curb hate speech through legal and governmental processes.
Dome Repairs Ruled Out, UNO Exploring OptionsFebruary 25, 2019
University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) officials have determined that, following damage to the university's Center Street Dome, repairs are not feasible and alternative options will need to be considered for the future of the space.
Flag Lowering for Dave WintleFebruary 22, 2019
The UNO flag will be lowered for UNO employee Dave Wintle who recently passed away.
Diversity & Inclusion at NUFebruary 21, 2019
Diversity and inclusion are central to the mission and pursuit of excellence across the University of Nebraska, including at UNO.
NoyceSCIENCE Summer Internships AvailableFebruary 20, 2019
Science and/or Education majors are encouraged to apply for the NoyceSCIENCE Internships; Deadline is March 9.
CCSW Awards Luncheon WinnersFebruary 19, 2019
These women were honored for giving their time and talents to our organization, UNO, and the surrounding community.
NU Providing Faculty Support to Enhance Global Engagement Experiences in the ClassroomFebruary 19, 2019
Faculty should submit application materials by Thursday, Feb. 28
UNO PRSSA Helps Raise $17,000 for Alzheimer’sFebruary 17, 2019
This year, PRSSA members chose to volunteer social media efforts and fitting room expertise to benefit the Ultra Chic Boutique.
UNO Experts Agree This Year's Super Bowl Ads Missed The MarkFebruary 14, 2019
University Communications asked experts in marketing and public relations about their thoughts on this year's Super Bowl commercials.
Provider Continuity of Care Requests Due by Feb. 28February 13, 2019
UMR is accepting applications to allow out-of-network providers to be considered as in-network for a sixth-month period.
Call for Nominations | Spirit of Service AwardFebruary 11, 2019
This award recognizes outstanding Office/Service individuals who provide services that strengthen the community and improves the lives of others; deadline March 15.
Call for Nominations | Staff Advisory Council AwardFebruary 11, 2019
University Faculty and Staff are invited to submit nominations for the SAC Recognition Award; deadline March 15.
Participation Requested for Campus Sustainability Engagement SurveyFebruary 11, 2019
UNO's Office of Sustainability and the Chancellor's Sustainability Committee want to know what sustainability means to you.
UNO Magazine: Prose and Poetry and PanaceaFebruary 11, 2019
Arts & Sciences Dean David Boocker found healing through writing. Thanks to UNO programs and graduates, others are discovering the same.
UNO Magazine: Crisis ModeFebruary 11, 2019
UNO graduates and faculty are working toward solutions for the nation's opioid crisis, including an alum developing a promising alternative to morphine.
UNO Magazine: Campus ClinicsFebruary 11, 2019
UNO's Speech-Language and Community Counseling Clinics boast decades of service to campus, community.
UNO Magazine: Picking a ProfessionFebruary 11, 2019
UNO center helps students find their way into a health care career.
Staff Advisory Council | Lamarr Womble's PresentationFebruary 08, 2019
If you weren't able to attend or are interested in seeing it again, the event recording is now available.
Students, Staff Build Traditions, Take Maverick Spirit on the RoadFebruary 08, 2019
UNO's Office of Spirit and Tradition celebrates all things Mavericks - at home and on the road - throughout the year
Information on Lactation Spaces for MothersFebruary 08, 2019
UNO provides a number of mother's room options across campus
UNO Professor Among Great Plains IDeA-CTR Newest Pilot AwardeesFebruary 07, 2019
The goal of the Pilot Program is to provide support to the most promising and novel clinical and translational research projects and help investigators obtain preliminary data necessary for successful investigator-initiated extramural grants.
Andrews Named Pastor of Newman CenterFebruary 07, 2019
The Rev. Dan Andrews has been named pastor of the St. John Paul II Newman Center, a student housing facility and home for campus ministry programming run by the Archdiocese of Omaha.
New Login Option for MavLINKFebruary 06, 2019
A new login option for MavLINK will be introduced soon, allowing you to use your UNO campus credentials (NETID) to access this key system.
UNO Names Joe Hayes Employee of the MonthFebruary 06, 2019
Joe was nominated by his peers for his rich experience and dedication to office clients.
New "Block" Membership Option for Campus RecreationFebruary 06, 2019
Purchase of one of these membership options grants an individual access to Wellness Center programs and facilities during their selected time block.
‘Nebraska’s Sons and Daughters Deserve Opportunities’: President Bounds Joined By Business, Education Leaders in Supporting H3 Careers Scholarship ActFebruary 06, 2019
University of Nebraska President Hank Bounds was joined by some of the state’s most prominent business leaders in testifying for a major investment in student scholarships to retain more top talent and grow Nebraska’s workforce.
The Maverick Minute | TEDxUNO 2019February 06, 2019
Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D. sits down with Dr. Jonathan Benjamin-Alvarado to discuss this year's TEDxUNO, "Resilience".
The Maverick Minute | Teacher Scholars AcademyFebruary 06, 2019
Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D. sits down with Sarah Edwards to discuss the Teacher Scholars Academy.
'Krispy Krunchy Chicken' Available In the Maverick DenFebruary 04, 2019
If you have not already noticed, Maverick Den is looking a little different these past few days. The new look comes with an exciting announcement.
UNO Students Make Breakthrough In Cancer ResearchFebruary 04, 2019
A pair of University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) graduate students have made a breakthrough that one day could help better the lives of cancer patients.
2019 Survey of Assessment CultureFebruary 04, 2019
This annual, nation-wide, anonymous survey explores faculty perceptions influencing cultures of assessment within institutions of higher education.
Flag Lowering for Anna SommersFebruary 04, 2019
The UNO flag will be lowered for UNO retiree Anna Sommers who recently passed away.
Service Learning Projects Provide Educational Support for Joslyn Art MuseumFebruary 01, 2019
In the Fall 2018 semester, two classes helped produce educational material for a new exhibition and public art initiative as part of a service learning partnership with Joslyn Art Museum
Accessibility Services Center Welcomes New Accessibility SpecialistJanuary 30, 2019
Nick Oegema will be working directly with students to ensure access to accommodations is in place, and he'll also be collaborating with faculty and staff to provide guidance on the accommodation process.
Great Plains IDeA-CTR Offering Research StudiosJanuary 29, 2019
The GP IDeA-CTR is pleased to offer Research Studios for early career investigators, to help refine their research.
Military-Affiliated Services at UNOJanuary 29, 2019
The Veterans Integration to Academic Leadership program and Nebraska Veterans Affairs will be hosting satellite services in the Office of Military and Veteran Services throughout the Spring 2019 semester.
Courtney Luxon Earns Regional Award for Academic AdvisingJanuary 29, 2019
The National Academic Advising Association will present Luxon with the award in May.
Update from the Chancellor on CenergisticJanuary 28, 2019
In the coming days and weeks, Cenergistic will begin a limited implementation of their recommendations in a select number of buildings.
Flag Lowering for Robert GatesJanuary 28, 2019
The university is mourning the passing of the UNO Hall of Fame baseball coach.
Staff Advisory Council Survey ResultsJanuary 25, 2019
With over 500 responses, the results of SAC's survey are now available.
UNO Shines at Nebraska Public Relations AwardsJanuary 25, 2019
Students, faculty and staff took home 16 awards at the 2018 Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Nebraska Paper Anvil Awards.
Sarah Kole Earns Board of Regents KUDOS AwardJanuary 25, 2019
The Housing Operations Coordinator accepted the award on Jan. 25.
President’s Op-Ed: New Year Brings New Opportunities to Strengthen Nebraska TogetherJanuary 24, 2019
President Hank Bounds gives his thoughts on where the University of Nebraska has been and where it's headed next.
Call for Proposals | Women and Public Policy WeekJanuary 23, 2019
Organize an event or submit an event idea for Women and Public Policy Week; deadline Feb. 1.
Flag Lowering for Julia DerrickJanuary 23, 2019
The UNO flag will be lowered for UNO student Julia Derrick who passed away.
Call for Panelists | Annual Social Issues SymposiumJanuary 22, 2019
Alpha Kappa Delta is looking for panelists of diverse backgrounds to participate in a panel discussing the social issue of healthcare; deadline for submission is Feb. 17.
Call for Papers | Annual Symposium of Social IssuesJanuary 22, 2019
Alpha Kappa Delta is looking for individuals from a diverse array of departments to present their work at the Annual Social Issues Symposium; deadline is March 7.
Do You Want to Build A Snowman?...Or 84?January 17, 2019
UNO sculpture student catches Omaha's attention by building ‘Love Army’ of snowmen.
Metro Opens Aksarben Transit CenterJanuary 17, 2019
The new transit center will provide better access for UNO students headed to and from class.
Louis Pol Stepping Away from DeanshipJanuary 16, 2019
After nearly 17 years leading the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) College of Business Administration, Louis Pol, the college’s John Becker Dean, has announced he will be stepping away from the position in 2019.
President Bounds: Governor’s Proposal to Fund NU Salaries, Health Insurance ‘A Good Starting Point’January 16, 2019
Gov. Pete Ricketts on Tuesday released his proposed state budget package for the 2019-21 biennium.
Campus Resources and Support During the Partial Government ShutdownJanuary 16, 2019
A list of campus resources available for students, faculty and staff
Faculty Career Fair ChallengeJanuary 15, 2019
Knowing that students value faculty and staff input, ACDC has created a faculty career fair challenge that provides faculty with three easy-to-implement tactics to promote the Spring Career & Internship Fair.
Call for Proposals | 2019 Engagement Scholarship ConsortiumJanuary 15, 2019
The conference will take a retrospective look at the driving forces behind public higher education institutions' "return to their roots" of public trust; proposals due March 15.
UNO Online Criminal Justice Program Ranked Nation’s BestJanuary 15, 2019
U.S. News & World Report’s new rankings name the University of Nebraska at Omaha’s (UNO) online criminology and criminal justice graduate program the nation’s No. 1 program of its kind.
Nominate A Student to Be A Resident AssistantJanuary 14, 2019
Housing and Residence Life is searching for their 2019-2020 Resident Assistant team; applications due Feb. 8.
UNO Mourns Loss of Chancellor Emeritus Del WeberJanuary 12, 2019
Weber, who led UNO from 1977 to 1997, died on Friday, Jan. 11, after a long battle with cancer.
Ombuds Services Names Third OmbudsJanuary 11, 2019
Joseph Price was selected as UNO’s newest Ombuds in the Summer of 2018, joining Tracie Anderson and Shereen Bingham.
Nebraska State Veterans Service Officer AvailabilityJanuary 10, 2019
Matt Starkey will host satellite office hours for service members, veterans, and family members interested in learning more about non-educational VA benefits and other Nebraska veterans benefits.
The Mary Ann Lamanna Award for Excellence in Women’s and Gender StudiesJanuary 10, 2019
This award recognizes extraordinary service to the UNO Women’s and Gender Studies program; deadline is Feb. 22.
Flag Lowering for Roxann FreemanJanuary 10, 2019
The UNO flag will be lowered for UNO employee Roxann Freeman who recently passed away.
Flag Lowering for Rosalie BrownJanuary 09, 2019
The UNO flag will be lowered for UNO student Rosalie Brown who recently passed away.
New Instructions for Surplus Property RequestsJanuary 09, 2019
The instructions for submitting or requesting surplus property has changed under the joint UNO/UNMC Mail Service operation.
International Shipping Update from ORCAJanuary 08, 2019
The University of Nebraska has a new Export Control Director to help campuses maintain compliance with export control regulations.
Proposed ‘Nebraska Talent Scholarships’ Include Support for University of Nebraska StudentsJanuary 08, 2019
The proposed new state scholarship program that would provide support for 250 NU students annually majoring in critical workforce areas.
Flag Lowering for Rosalie BrownJanuary 08, 2019
The UNO flag will be lowered for UNO student Rosalie Brown who has passed away.
New Benefits ID CardsJanuary 08, 2019
UNO faculty and staff that have the University’s medical or dental coverage should have received new ID cards from UMR and Ameritas in December.
Make Use of, Donate to Employee Crisis Leave PoolJanuary 07, 2019
UNO Human Resources wants to make sure all benefits eligible employees are aware of how to use, or donate to, the university's Crisis Leave Sharing Program
Facilities Planning and Construction Realigns to Meet NU-System NeedsJanuary 07, 2019
A Budget Response Team proposal has realigned facilities planning and construction services into a single source for all University of Nebraska campuses.
UNO Dance Team Named Double Regional ChampsJanuary 06, 2019
The team took first place in both Division I Pom and Jazz.
Become A UNO AmbassadorJanuary 04, 2019
Be an ambassador to prospective and First Year UNO students; application deadline is Jan. 13.
UNO Names Karima Goodman Employee of the MonthJanuary 04, 2019
Karima was nominated by her peers for her attention to detail and willingness to help others.
TEDxUNO 2019 | Call for VolunteersJanuary 03, 2019
We are in need of volunteers to help make this event a success; sign up until Feb. 13.
UNO Mavericks 2018-19 TV ScheduleDecember 27, 2018
In partnership with COX YurView and Midco Sports Network, the Omaha Mavericks will be expanding the television broadcast schedule for the 2018-2019 season.
Certificate In Fundraising Management ClassesDecember 21, 2018
Do you do fundraising? University employees receive 15% off on Certificate in Fundraising Management classes.
Call for Nominations | 2019 Academic Advisor of the YearDecember 18, 2018
Candidates will be evaluated on their contribution and service, advocacy and collaboration, and initiative and attitude; deadline is March 1.
Call for Proposals | Rural Patient & Stakeholder Engagement in ResearchDecember 17, 2018
Enhance the capability of Great Plains IDeA-CTR and other researchers in performing patient & stakeholder engagement with rural research partnerships; deadline Jan. 14.
Online Course Development Grants AvailableDecember 12, 2018
Instructors may be compensated for the time they spend developing online courses; application deadline is Jan. 16.
Applications for Vouchers for Core FacilitiesDecember 10, 2018
Great Plains IDeA-CTR is soliciting applications to be used to access core facilities and/or fee-for-service resources to augment current research, or to prepare pilot data for research applications; next due date, 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.