News Release Archive
Qureshi Earns System Award for Community ImpactFebruary 28, 2020
The University of Nebraska IDEA (Innovation, Development and Engagement) Award recognizes faculty members who have extended their academic expertise beyond the boundaries of the university in ways that have enriched the broader community.
New State Law to Allow for ‘Per Diem’ Meal ReimbursementFebruary 27, 2020
The law allows the Nebraska Department of Administrative Services (DAS) to establish a percentage, ranging from 60 to 100 percent, of the federal per diem rate for Nebraska agencies.
Larry Morgan Named Executive Director of Campus FacilitiesFebruary 27, 2020
The position will serve as a dedicated facilities management resource for the UNO campus.
Director of Ombuds Services - Call for NominationsFebruary 26, 2020
Ombuds Services assists students, faculty and staff members with conflicts, problems and concerns that are university related; nominations are due March 6.
President Carter Meets with Student, University Leaders During UNO Campus VisitFebruary 25, 2020
For University of Nebraska System President Ted Carter, campus visits are more than an opportunity to meet some of the students, faculty and staff that make up each institution’s community.
UNO Selected Lead by DHS to Oversee Counterterrorism, Terrorism Prevention Research CenterFebruary 24, 2020
The 10-year, $36 million grant will establish a DHS Center of Excellence for Terrorism Prevention and Counterterrorism Research. The Center will be led by Gina Ligon, Ph.D., from the College of Business Administration.
Teacher Education Wins System-Wide Teaching AwardFebruary 20, 2020
The UDTA is the NU system's most prestigious honor for departmental excellence in teaching, recognizing departments or units within the university that have made unique and significant contributions to the University of Nebraska.
UNO, Project Harmony Grant Puts Focus on Child AdvocacyFebruary 19, 2020
A new Omaha effort could help child advocacy centers across the nation improve child abuse investigations, reduce distress to children, and increase prosecutions.
Important Information on Parking Violation WaiversFebruary 18, 2020
Please take a moment to read the following regarding important changes regarding parking violations at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO).
Special Edition Maverick Minute: Coronavirus Preparedness with Shelly Schwedhelm and Jane MezaFebruary 17, 2020
As novel coronavirus (COVID19) continues to spread overseas, UNO and UNMC officials are hard at work keeping both communities healthy and informed at home and abroad.
UNO Health Center | Survival Guide for Seasonal AllergiesFebruary 14, 2020
If you’re in the one-third of the population who has allergies the UNO Health Center recommends six strategies to minimize your symptoms this season.
Cyber Escape Room Challenges, Inspires High School Students to Pursue Careers in CybersecurityFebruary 14, 2020
High school students learned about potential career paths in the growing field of cybersecurity research and development while they worked their way out of an escape room specially designed with various tech challenges.
UNO Health Center: 5 Facts Everyone Should Know About Human PapillomavirusFebruary 13, 2020
The UNO Health Center shares facts about HPV and how you can get vaccinated.
President Carter Outlines Strategic Planning Process; ‘Everything We Do is Going to be About Students’February 11, 2020
Carter, who became president of the NU system on Jan. 1, said he has convened a university-wide team of students, faculty and staff to help guide the development of the strategic plan.
Keristiena Dodge Earns Board of Regents KUDOS AwardFebruary 11, 2020
Dodge accepted the award at the Board of Regents meeting on Feb. 6.
Update to University Admission Standards Will Expand Access for Qualified StudentsFebruary 10, 2020
The change aligns the university with national trends, recognizing that many high schools no longer calculate students’ class ranks and ensures the university remains accessible for all students who have potential to succeed.
UNO Professor Helped Discover New Dinosaur SpeciesFebruary 10, 2020
Paleontologist George Engelmann discovered the 4,000-year-old predator Allosaurus jimmadseni’s remains in 1990.
UNO Biologist Recognized with Prestigious NSF CAREER AwardFebruary 10, 2020
The program that recognizes early-career faculty will support assistant professor Ryan Wong’s research on the dynamics between stress; the brain; and learning and memory.
Students Get One-on-One Time With New York Times Best-SellerFebruary 10, 2020
Ibram X. Kendi visited the UNO campus to meet with students as part of Black History Month programming provided by the Office of Multicultural Affairs
New Resources Available for Online TeachingFebruary 10, 2020
A suite of incentivized professional development opportunities are now available through the Office of Academic Affairs.
Maverick in the Making Scholarship a ‘Dream Come True’ for Creighton Prep SeniorFebruary 10, 2020
Daniel Mejia Hernandez, the third Omaha senior to earn the award, will be able to pursue a degree and stay close to the family that inspires him.
Regent Jim Pillen to Serve as Board of Regents Chairman for 2020, Regent Paul Kenney Elected Vice ChairmanFebruary 07, 2020
Pillen, who represents District 3 on the Board, was elected in 2012 and re-elected in 2018. He served as vice chairman in 2019.
Flag Lowering for Stevie ChepkoFebruary 07, 2020
The UNO flag will be lowered for College of Education Assistant Dean Stevie Chepko, who recently passed away.
UNO Names Lindsey Parde Employee of the MonthFebruary 06, 2020
Lindsey was nominated by her peers for her extraordinary job performance and welcoming personality.
Iowa Caucuses Provide Opportunities for UNO Faculty to Showcase Their ExpertiseFebruary 06, 2020
Media outlets turned to the expertise of faculty members at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) before, during, and after the 2020 Iowa caucuses.
UNO Researchers to Study How Use of Prosthetic Limbs Affects Neural ActivityFebruary 05, 2020
Researchers at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) have received funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study how the brain adapts to the use of 3D-printed prosthetic limbs.
Diversity, Equity Training Allows Faculty to Increase Travel, Professional Support FundingFebruary 03, 2020
The UNO Center for Faculty Excellence and UNO Office of Academic Affairs are supporting faculty through honoraria funding to those who participate in workshop opportunities.
#NUforNE: The Need for Art in MedicineFebruary 03, 2020
UNO’s Medical Humanities Program is making a positive impact on patients and physicians.
UNO, UNMC Payment Services to be Housed on UNO CampusFebruary 01, 2020
Payment Services, formerly Accounts Payable, has operated jointly at both campuses since December 2018.
Meet the New University-Wide Travel AgencyFebruary 06, 2020
Representatives from Fox World Travel will be on campus to meet with interested faculty and staff; Feb. 6.