News Release Archive
UNO’s College of Education Adopts New Name to Match Growth in Programs, ResearchJune 30, 2020
The College of Education (COE) is changing its name to the College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences (CEHHS) to better represent the college’s academic degree programs and advancements in research.
Climate vs. Weather | What's the Difference?June 30, 2020
Something that is commonly misunderstood is the difference between the terms ‘climate’ and ‘weather.’ What some people may use interchangeably are actually two completely different terms.
Board of Regents Approves 2020-21 University Operating BudgetJune 26, 2020
The Board of Regents approved the NU system’s 2020-21 operating budget, part of a multi-year plan to address fiscal challenges presented by COVID-19 while also laying the groundwork for future growth and success across the campuses.
NU Again Ranks Among World’s Top 100 in Earning U.S. PatentsJune 24, 2020
For the third consecutive year, the University of Nebraska system is ranked among the top 100 academic institutions worldwide in earning U.S. patents to protect the research and discoveries of its faculty.
Digital Learning at UNO: A History of InnovationJune 24, 2020
Nearly 30 years ago, digital learning at UNO began from the ground up, with faculty and students advocating for more choice and flexibility.
A Reminder Regarding Campus AccessJune 22, 2020
As UNO leaders have said since the beginning of our response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the health, safety, and well-being of our university community is our top priority.
Supreme Court Upholds DACAJune 19, 2020
On June 18, the Supreme Court upheld the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, allowing students to retain their protection from deportation and their authorization to work in the United States.
NU System Budget Plan Lays Groundwork for Future GrowthJune 19, 2020
NU System President Ted Carter said the proposed 2020-21 operating budget reflects the unprecedented moment that higher education is experiencing because of the pandemic.
A Message from Chancellor Gold: An Outline for UNO's Budget Planning ProcessJune 19, 2020
UNO Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D., provides details on how UNO will approach the budget reductions announced on Friday, June 19, by NU System President Ted Carter.
Update on Campus Travel RestrictionsJune 18, 2020
Following weeks of careful health data study, UNO will soon update current university-related travel restrictions for faculty, staff, and students.
'What Could Have Been': The 2020 College World SeriesJune 18, 2020
From the winner's podium to economic impact; UNO experts still use data to back predictions for a summer with no College World Series.
The Maverick Minute: Aileen WarrenJune 17, 2020
Aileen Warren, Assistant Vice Chancellor and Director of Human Resources for UNMC, joins Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D., to discuss her new role overseeing both campuses' human resources operations.
Update on Education Abroad RestrictionsJune 16, 2020
Guidance restricting study abroad travel for UNO students, faculty and staff will be extended for the foreseeable future.
UNO Named "Best College for LGBTQ+ Students in Nebraska" by BestCollegesJune 16, 2020
The University of Nebraska at Omaha has been named the "Best College for LGBTQ+ Students in Nebraska," according to newly released rankings from BestColleges.
The Maverick Minute: Cecil HicksJune 15, 2020
Cecil Hicks, UNO’s incoming Associate Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity, Access and Inclusion (DEAI), joins Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D., to discuss his new role.
UNO to Make Face Masks Available to Students, Faculty and StaffJune 15, 2020
The masks are black and feature an embroidered Maverick logo as well as the phrase “Maverick Strong.”
Omaha South Graduate Awarded ‘Maverick in the Making’ ScholarshipJune 15, 2020
Giving back is the name of the game for recent Omaha South High School graduate Alma Barrera.
New Health Security Offices to Support UNO/UNMC CommunitiesJune 15, 2020
The Office of Health Security will be a centralized and coordinating hub devoted to the public health and safety of all students, faculty and staff. Jane Meza, Ph.D., will oversee UNO’s health security efforts, and Ted Cieslak, M.D., will oversee UNMC’s.
UNO, UNL Students to Refine Cyber, Nuclear WargameJune 12, 2020
Four UNO students, as well as one UNL student, have been selected to intern with NSRI.
UNO Archives Preserve Queer History to Make Future More InclusiveJune 11, 2020
The Queer Omaha Archives were launched at the UNO Criss Library in 2016 and continue to stand as Nebraska's only LGBTQIA2S+ archive.
UNOAA Scholarships Issued for First Time Through New Endowed FundJune 11, 2020
The fund, established in 2019, has grown large enough to support annual disbursements of around $40,000 for scholarships.
University Offers Voluntary Work-Reduction Program for Eligible StaffJune 11, 2020
The University of Nebraska System (NU) has announced a voluntary work-reduction program, available to most full-time office/service and managerial/professional employees, in an effort to lower labor costs and address the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
First Generation Graduates Celebrated, Receive MedallionsJune 10, 2020
Some of the newest alumni from the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) received recognition not just for completing their program, but for accomplishing their academic goals of earning their degree as a first-generation college student.
Dean's, Chancellor's Lists Recognize Students for Academic Excellence in Spring 2020 SemesterJune 10, 2020
Roughly 5,600 students are being recognized for their academic achievements during the Spring 2020 semester at UNO with inclusion on the Chancellor's and/or Dean's List.
The Maverick Minute: Jaci LindburgJune 08, 2020
Director of Digital Learning and IT Academic Technology Jaci Lindburg, joins Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D., to discuss the significant work that went into transitioning to remote teaching and learning.
PBS Goes Prehistoric, Features UNO Faculty MemberJune 08, 2020
Geography/Geology Instructor Larry Bradley, Ph.D., offers his expertise in a documentary series featuring some of the most active and dynamic fossil sites in the world.
A Message from the Office of Multicultural AffairsJune 04, 2020
The Office of Multicultural Affairs is committed to equity and racial justice. We are here to support you as a resource during these challenging and uncertain times. We will continue to support the healing and flourishing of our students, our campus, and each other.
A Message from Vice Chancellor Daniel ShippJune 03, 2020
All UNO students, faculty, and staff are encouraged to speak up should they see or experience racist, bigoted, biased, and prejudiced activity on our campus.
Remembering Roger FoltzJune 01, 2020
Foltz, a retired professor within the School of Music, has recently passed away.
Remembering Pauline WilcoxJune 01, 2020
Wilcox, a retiree within the College of Education, has recently passed away.