News Release Archive
A Joint Statement of the Student Regents of the University of NebraskaMay 31, 2020
A statement of unity from the four student body presidents of the University of Nebraska: "We're saddened, with certain members of our community deeply affected, but now is the time to focus on actions that will make this a moment of real & positive change."
UNO Students Among Volunteers Cleaning Up Following Violent Nights in OmahaMay 31, 2020
What began as peaceful protests near 72nd and Dodge on Saturday, May 30, gave way to unrest and violence. Early Sunday morning, volunteers emerged to clean up the remnants of the previous day's events, which occurred just blocks away from the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) campus.
A Message from Chancellor Gold on Campus AccessMay 31, 2020
Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D., shares a message prioritizing the health, safety, and wellbeing of all on our campuses as we begin to remove some restrictions to campus access beginning June 1.
UNO Releases Fall 2020 Academic CalendarMay 29, 2020
Pending approval from the University of Nebraska Board of Regents, the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) has released its academic calendar for the Fall 2020 semester, with Aug. 24 as the first day of classes for students.
Statement from Chancellor Gold Regarding Recent National EventsMay 28, 2020
UNO and UNMC remain committed to ensuring our campus is a place where all are welcome, all are accepted, and all are included, so that every individual has the peace of mind needed to reach their fullest potential.
Update to Campus AccessMay 27, 2020
Following weeks of careful daily data review, consideration and consultation with faculty, staff, students, and public health experts, the University of Nebraska at Omaha no longer limit campus access to only on-site essential personnel effective Monday, June 1.
Repair Work to Fix Cooling Could Impact Campus WalkwayMay 27, 2020
Repairs on a chilled water line may impact a campus walkway and cooling capabilities across the Dodge Campus at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO).
Remembering Jim ThorsonMay 26, 2020
Thorson, a retired professor within the Department of Gerontology, has recently passed away.
Preparing for the Fall 2020 SemesterMay 26, 2020
In an email sent to the UNO campus community on Tuesday, May 26, campus leaders shared an update on planning efforts under way regarding the Fall 2020 semester.
New Guidance on Travel Provided for UNOMay 22, 2020
Based on new guidance from the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services, UNO has updated its previous guidance on domestic travel.
UNO Names Emily Krueger Employee of the MonthMay 21, 2020
Krueger was nominated by her peers for her dedication to students interested in studying abroad.
UNO Aviation’s Lutte Named to FAA Women in Aviation Advisory BoardMay 21, 2020
Becky Lutte, PhD, associate professor within the Aviation Institute at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, is among 30 industry professionals and experts named by U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao to the newly formed Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Women in Aviation Advisory Board (WIAAB).
Statewide Business Survey Results Revealed in Project Led by UNO ResearchersMay 21, 2020
Nebraskans are gaining a better understanding of how COVID-19 has impacted businesses across the state thanks to a survey designed and conducted by UNO’s Center for Public Affairs Research and the Nebraska Business Development Center.
Remembering Doris JohnsonMay 20, 2020
Johnson, a retired staff assistant within the Department of Chemistry, has recently passed away.
Health Science Educational Materials Created Through UNO, UNMC CollaborationMay 20, 2020
New educational materials to enhance health science curricula for students in grades six- through 12 are now available thanks to a collaboration between STEM students and educators at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) and the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC).
Fall 2020 Online Tuition Rate Reduced for In-State StudentsMay 18, 2020
The new rate, which also applies to the Metropolitan Advantage Program, will provide undergraduate students with significant savings for a three or four-credit hour online course.
Resources and Support to Find Employment and Internships in Uncertain TimesMay 15, 2020
Resources and support through UNO’s Academic and Career Development Center are readily available to help students and alumni put their best foot forward to find employment or internships.
Omaha Athletics Announces Annual Maverick AwardsMay 15, 2020
The awards were announced through social media this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, which forced the cancellation of the annual Maverick Awards ceremony at Baxter Arena in April.
Flag Lowering for Peace Officers Memorial DayMay 15, 2020
Police Officers Memorial Day and Police Week were created to express the unending gratitude to our nation’s law enforcement officers.
UNO Extends Current Campus Safety Precautions to June 1May 13, 2020
In an email to campus on May 12, UNO Chancellor Jeffrey Gold announced that the previously-issued campus Stay-at-Home directive has been extended to June 1.
UNO Faculty Honored With Campuswide Awards, ProfessorshipsMay 13, 2020
Nearly 20 faculty will be recognized this fall for their achievements in teaching, research, innovation, engagement and commitment to their discipline.
Recent Graduates Receive Exclusive Study Abroad ScholarshipMay 12, 2020
Through the Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange scholarship, three UNO alumni will get to spend an academic year studying and gaining work experience in Germany.
A Message from University of Nebraska System President Ted CarterMay 11, 2020
In an email sent to University of Nebraska system faculty and staff on May 11, President Carter shared his gratitude and offered words of encouragement as we plan for the future.
Fall 2020 Planning: We Want to Hear From YouMay 11, 2020
As we look ahead to a return to on-campus learning and teaching in fall, we want to hear from our students on how to best support a safe and equitable higher education experience.
University of Nebraska System Pandemic Recovery Guide for Higher Education InstitutionsMay 08, 2020
The document will help provide guidance for campuses in Nebraska - and across the country - as they plan to resume in-person teaching and learning in the fall.
Student Commencement Stories: May, August 2020May 08, 2020
Learn more about some of the newest members of the UNO Alumni network.
From Chancellor Gold: Three Truths for the Class of 2020May 08, 2020
A message from UNO Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D. to the Class of 2020.
University of Nebraska System President Ted Carter Announces Two-Year Tuition FreezeMay 07, 2020
University of Nebraska System President Ted Carter announced that tuition rates across the NU system will be frozen in the 2021-22 and 2022-23 school years, ensuring affordability and predictability as students and families plan for the future.
UNO Chapter of Phi Kappa Phi Inducts 2020 ClassMay 07, 2020
The 113-year-old national honor society recently welcomed 75 new UNO student, faculty, staff, and alumni members.
Lincoln Librarian, UNO Alum, Featured on TODAY ShowMay 06, 2020
TODAY Show anchor Hoda Kotb profiled a Maverick alum who has launched her own children's TV series from her basement.
Remembering Peter HillMay 05, 2020
Hill, a retired professor within the College of Communication, Fine Arts & Media, has recently passed away.
UNO Announces Five Cost-Saving Programs for New, Current StudentsMay 04, 2020
The programs include merit-based academic tuition assistance, vouchers for residents, incentives for new graduate students, reduced costs for online courses, and a unique package supporting healthcare workers and their families.
ORBT Project to Impact Dodge TrafficMay 01, 2020
Eastbound Dodge Street at 62nd Street will be restricted through July due to closure of the outside curb lane.