News Release Archive
UNO Professor Shares How Cities Like Omaha Can Appeal to STEM GraduatesJanuary 30, 2020
Omaha’s growing reputation for research, technology, and innovation comes at a time when demand for workers in STEM occupations is at an all-time high. Yet Omaha still has room to grow in terms of welcoming, cultivating, and advocating for STEM professionals.
Flag Lowering for James FawcettJanuary 29, 2020
The UNO flag will be lowered for UNO retiree James Fawcett, who recently passed away.
Students Celebrate 2020, Year of the Rat, Far From HomeJanuary 28, 2020
Students studying at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO), far from their homes in China, celebrated the beginning of 2020, the Chinese New Year, and the Spring Festival this past weekend.
New Report Urges Need to Prioritize Nebraska's Early Childhood WorkforceJanuary 28, 2020
UNO’s Nancy Edick and Catherine Lang will be part of a discussion panel regarding the report at a launch event on Jan. 30; livestream of event available.
UNO Dance Team Makes History at UDA NationalsJanuary 27, 2020
The 19-member team’s effort in Orlando led to the first dance division medal placement in team history.
NU Committee to Lead Retirement Plan 'Checkup'January 27, 2020
The goal of the committee is to ensure current plans are serving the needs of employees. There are no changes being made to employee retirement benefits.
UNO Makes History at Nebraska Public Relations Awards CeremonyJanuary 24, 2020
Dozens of students, faculty and alumni were recognized among the best in the state for their work in the communications field at the 2020 Nebraska PRSA Paper Anvil Awards.
Candice Batton to Serve as Coordinator for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion for FacultyJanuary 20, 2020
Batton will be supported in this work by a faculty committee, consisting of individuals recommended by the deans.
Assistant Vice Chancellor for Inclusion Search UpdateJanuary 17, 2020
The current search for a single position at both UNO and UNMC is being suspended and searches for individual positions at each campus will move forward instead.
Weil Named Interim Title IX CoordinatorJanuary 16, 2020
In the role, Weil will be responsible for leadership, compliance and oversight regarding statutes and regulations related to Title IX and sexual misconduct policies.
President Carter Applauds Proposed Scholarship ProgramJanuary 16, 2020
NU President Ted Carter thanked the governor for making student financial aid a priority in his mid-biennium budget adjustments.
Dean's, Chancellor's Lists Recognize Students for Academic Excellence in Fall 2019 SemesterJanuary 16, 2020
Roughly 4,500 students are being recognized for their academic achievements during the Fall 2019 semester at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) with inclusion on the Chancellor's and/or Dean's List.
UNO Names Wendy Duerfeldt Schutte Director of Academic BudgetJanuary 15, 2020
Duerfeldt Schutte holds a master's degree from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in educational administration with emphasis in higher education.
UNO, UNMC Faculty Get Global Engagement GrantsJanuary 15, 2020
The grants are awarded to faculty from across the university who increase global perspectives in their on-campus courses and programs.
UNO Online Programs Ranked Among Best in NationJanuary 14, 2020
The latest rankings of online programs by U.S. News & World Report names the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) among the nation’s best.
Flag Lowering for Russell PalmerJanuary 14, 2020
The UNO flag will be lowered for UNO retiree Russell Palmer, who recently passed away.
Winter 2020 UNO Magazine Now AvailableJanuary 13, 2020
The most recent issue of the UNO Magazine, featuring a focus on the ways our alumni, faculty, staff and student work with the animal kingdom, hit homes earlier this month.
UNO Magazine: Walk This WayJanuary 13, 2020
UNO Biomechanics staff turn to squirrels, pigs, cockroaches and other insects and animals for insights that better human mobility and health.
UNO Magazine: Taming Wildlife ReservationsJanuary 13, 2020
A local wildlife rescue organization turned to students from the College of Information Science & Technology at UNO to reign in an out-of-control reservation system.
UNO Magazine: Santa Paws Gives Fido and Friends a Holiday to RememberJanuary 13, 2020
For 13 years, UNO PRSSA has made it easy for those in the Omaha community to make sure Spot, Rover and Fido are given as much attention as Rudolph, Donner and Blitzen.
UNO Magazine: Nuts About Black SquirrelsJanuary 13, 2020
How are melanistic squirrels, or black squirrels as most call them, expanding westward across the U.S.? Students in James Wilson's class are studying to find out.
UNO Magazine: More Collaborative Than A Barrel of MonkeysJanuary 13, 2020
In its fourth decade, UNO’s Callitrichid Research Center is strengthening research collaborations and exploring new questions about what marmosets can tell us about ourselves.
UNO Magazine: Heavenly Wind Among Saints and SinnersJanuary 13, 2020
UNO Geology Professor George Engelmann discovered a fossilized treasure trove — and a first-of-its-kind relative to the dinosaurs.
UNO Magazine: Furry FashionsJanuary 13, 2020
Thanks to the UNO Bookstore, pet owners can put the “O” in Fido. Early in 2019 the bookstore added pet clothing to its expansive list of UNO apparel available on campus and online.
UNO Magazine: Canine ConnectionsJanuary 13, 2020
Is there something happening physiologically between people and pooches that makes this bond so close? In 2014, a team of UNO researchers was one of the first to observe a connection between species.
UNO Magazine: Betting On UNOJanuary 13, 2020
If you really want to Know the O, you need to know horses. For what today is a home for Mavericks — Scott Campus — once was a home for ponies — the Ak-Sar-Ben Race Track and Coliseum.
Omaha North Senior Awarded 'Maverick in the Making' ScholarshipJanuary 13, 2020
Desyree’ McGhee plans to pursue a degree that will help her change the conversation around seeking mental health treatment.
Maximize Your Student Fees at the UNO Health CenterJanuary 13, 2020
Students, don’t waste your money by going off campus for health care when you can get many services you need at Nebraska Medicine UNO Health Center at no cost.
Flag Lowering for Willa BruceJanuary 13, 2020
The UNO flag will be lowered for UNO retiree Willa Bruce, who recently passed away.
Flag Lowering for Jean ElkonJanuary 13, 2020
The UNO flag will be lowered for UNO retiree Jean Elkon, who recently passed away.
Embree Begins Role as Director of Budget and Fiscal AnalysisJanuary 11, 2020
Embree will be responsible for overseeing, administering and managing UNO's campus-wide university budget and related reporting.
UNO Names Ana Gavia Employee of the MonthJanuary 10, 2020
Ana was nominated by her peers for dedication and flexibility.
President’s Op-Ed: An Opportunity For a Statewide Conversation About the University’s FutureJanuary 09, 2020
As we begin a new semester, hear from University of Nebraska President Ted Carter.
Message on Avoiding Email ScamsJanuary 09, 2020
The UNO Department of Public Safety and Information Technology Services says to be on alert for potential email-based scams making the rounds.
UNO Drone Expert Huang Lends Expertise to Drone Mystery CoverageJanuary 08, 2020
As unexplained reports of drone sightings across Nebraska and eastern Colorado continue to garner national attention, a faculty expert in drone usage from the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) has helped provide perspective and insight into the mystery.
Flag Lowering for William CampbellJanuary 08, 2020
The UNO flag will be lowered for UNO retiree William Campbell, who recently passed away.
#NUforNE: How Biomechanics is Moving Nebraska in the Right DirectionJanuary 08, 2020
The UNO Department of Biomechanics is bringing millions of dollars in grant money to Nebraska for its groundbreaking innovations in medical products.