News Release Archive
UNO May 2020 Commencement Ceremonies to Recognize Students Through Online FormatMarch 31, 2020
Students graduating in May will be recognized through an online streaming ceremony on May 8. These students will also have the opportunity to participate in the December 2020 commencement ceremony at Baxter Arena.
Revised Credit/No Credit Policy for Spring 2020March 29, 2020
There have been changes to the existing policy for how and when students can request a grade of "Credit" or "No Credit" instead of a letter grade.
Protecting Your Zoom MeetingsMarch 29, 2020
The University of Nebraska has tips on how your Zoom meetings can be secure and protected.
Tips to Remember During Remote Teaching and LearningMarch 27, 2020
As UNO moves toward digital delivery of all its classes, these reminders can help students, faculty, and staff be prepared to succeed as we finish out the Spring 2020 semester.
Show Off Your Maverick Spirit With These Zoom BackgroundsMarch 27, 2020
Want a way to spice up those Zoom meetings or classes? Show off your Maverick spirit by using one of the new UNO backgrounds made for Zoom!
Nebraska Medicine-UNO Health Center Transitions to Telehealth Video VisitsMarch 27, 2020
For the health and safety of patients and staff, the Nebraska Medicine-UNO Health Center will be closed for in-person appointments and will transition to telehealth video visits for primary care and psychiatry services.
Make the Most of the Move to Remote LearningMarch 27, 2020
Welcome back from Spring Break. Here is what you need to know.
UNO, UNMC Partner for Public Health Mentors ProgramMarch 26, 2020
The goal of the program is to strengthen the relationship between UNO and UNMC by providing opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students to connect across a diverse set of backgrounds and disciplines.
How to Spot COVID-19 Misinformation OnlineMarch 25, 2020
Learn how to be a better, more mindful consumer of many forms of media long after the virus is out of the headlines.
UNO Human Resources Answers COVID-19 QuestionsMarch 24, 2020
The UNO Department of Human Resources has provided the following list of frequently asked questions from UNO faculty and staff about work-related issues due to the university's COVID-19 response.
Testing Center Update for Spring 2020March 24, 2020
All scheduled tests for the Spring 2020 semester at the UNO Testing Center have been cancelled.
Emergency Fund Available to Support Students, Employees Impacted By COVID-19March 24, 2020
The University of Nebraska Emergency Assistance Fund was created to support students and employees across the four campuses facing hardship as a result of unexpected crises.
Four Ways to Support Local Businesses While Social DistancingMarch 23, 2020
The Nebraska Business Development Center in UNO's College of Business Administration has tips on how you can help small businesses stay afloat while looking after your own health.
Campus Update On UNO LibrariesMarch 23, 2020
During the week of Spring Break, the UNO Libraries are closed. At the moment, the plan is for Criss Library to reopen on Monday, March 30.
UNO to Pause Hiring for State-Aided PositionsMarch 20, 2020
Effective March 27 and until further notice, the University of Nebraska at Omaha will pause on the hiring of all state-aided positions.
NU System Invites Proposals for Inclusive Excellence Development GrantsMarch 20, 2020
Four grants of up to $3,000 each will be awarded to initiatives that advance campus climate, student recruitment and retention, and/or faculty and staff recruitment and retention; deadline April 24.
Bryan High School Senior Awarded Maverick in the Making ScholarshipMarch 20, 2020
Attending UNO has always been a dream for Yaqueline Cisneros. Thanks to the Maverick in the Making scholarship, that dream is one step closer to becoming a reality.
4 Ways to Keep Your Children Engaged While You Work from HomeMarch 20, 2020
UNO early childhood education professor Debora Basler Wisneski, Ph.D., shares her tips for keeping children active while parents work from home.
UNO Employees Encouraged to Work Remotely if PossibleMarch 19, 2020
University of Nebraska System President Ted Carter is reinforcing existing University of Nebraska at Omaha guidance encouraging university employees – including student workers – who are able to work remotely to do so.
Hannagan Named Director of the Office of Military and Veteran ServicesMarch 18, 2020
Hannagan is a proud Maverick, having earned a Master of Science in Political Science at UNO, as well as a double graduate of Nebraska-Lincoln with a Bachelor of Arts and a Ph.D. in Political Science.
Guidance, Resources From CVS on Prescriptions in Response to CoronavirusMarch 18, 2020
The University of Nebraska's pharmacy provider, CVS Caremark®, is taking steps to protect member access to medication.
Operational Update from Chancellor GoldMarch 17, 2020
In an email sent Tuesday, March 17, Chancellor Gold provided an operational update to students, faculty and staff.
Maverick Minute: A Message of Support from Chancellor GoldMarch 17, 2020
Chancellor Gold shares a message of support during UNO's ongoing response to COVID-19.
Employee Emergency Leave for COVID-19 Related AbsencesMarch 14, 2020
In an email sent Thursday, March 26, University of Nebraska President Ted Carter provided an update to the new employee emergency leave policy for COVID-19 (coronavirus) absences.
Guidance for Events and Meetings Through MayMarch 13, 2020
On and off-campus university sponsored events that involve more than 20 people, or use more than one-third of the venue’s capacity, must be postponed or cancelled effective immediately through the end of the Spring 2020 semester.
Connect, Take Care and Get Help During Remote LearningMarch 13, 2020
A message from UNO Dean of Students Cathy Pettid.
Application Deadline for Graduation Extended to AprilMarch 13, 2020
Students who have earned enough credits to graduate should apply no later than Wednesday, April 1.
A Message from UNO Student Body President Aya YousufMarch 13, 2020
Aya Yousuf, student body president at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, shares a message with her peers.
Campus Update on University OperationsMarch 12, 2020
Given that one of the best ways to prevent the spread of viral illness is to limit contact and the associated risk of disease transmission, the following policies are to be implemented immediately: UNO's Spring Break will run Saturday, March 14, through Sunday, March 29, with all classes going to “remote teaching and learning mode” effective Monday, March 30.
Students Produce, Showcase Talents at 2020 Research and Creative Activity FairMarch 06, 2020
Research and creative endeavors undertaken by students at UNO were presented to the public at the 12th Annual Student Research and Creative Activity Fair on Friday, March 6. Winners were named across four categories.
Spirit and Tradition Celebrates 50th Spirit TripMarch 06, 2020
Dozens of UNO students made the trek to Sioux Falls, S.D., when the men's and women's basketball teams competed in their respective Summit League tournaments.
Women Legislators Kick Off UNO's Women and Public Policy WeekMarch 03, 2020
Senators from Nebraska discussed the importance of representation in the legislature as it addresses some of the state’s challenges.
UNO Names Kirsten Case Employee of the MonthMarch 03, 2020
Kirsten was nominated by her peers for her seamless work and customer service with clients.