News Release Archive
How Students Can Claim Their UNO Face Masks, Durango Days Welcome BagJuly 31, 2020
All new and returning UNO students can pick up their Durango Days Welcome Bag from one of several convenient locations across town – from Elkhorn to Bellevue. These bags will include two UNO branded masks, hand sanitizer, a UNO planner, school supplies, and additional welcome goodies.
Nebraska Leads with Third Highest Census Response Rate in the U.S.July 30, 2020
Nebraska residents have bested all states but Minnesota and Wisconsin with a 68.6% response rate in the 2020 Census data collection efforts, according to information released this week shared by UNO's Center for Public Affairs Research.
NCITE Featured on "Leading Nebraska" PodcastJuly 30, 2020
Gina Ligon discusses how her team of expert researchers—both here in Nebraska and across the world—are keeping our country safe.
New Information for International Students in F-1 StatusJuly 29, 2020
The Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) issued clarifying questions on July 24 for the Fall 2020 semester. International Programs will continue keep the campus community up to date as any future changes are made.
Human Resources Contact Information UpdatesJuly 29, 2020
Effective Friday, Aug. 7, the main phone line for the UNO Human Resources office will be disconnected. Employees are encouraged to email or reach out directly to a specific area within Human Resources for assistance.
Remembering Gerry MachadoJuly 28, 2020
Machado, an adjunct Spanish instructor, recently passed away.
College Degree Within Reach for Union Pacific EmployeesJuly 28, 2020
An innovative corporate partnership will allow Union Pacific employees to register for fall courses without out-of-pocket tuition costs, differing from traditional employer reimbursement programs requiring students to pay for classes up-front.
Remembering Margaret ZionJuly 27, 2020
Zion, an accountant within the Controller’s Office, has recently passed away.
COVID-19 Informational Signs Available to Print, DownloadJuly 27, 2020
Help spread the word on how to keep campus safe and protected from COVID-19.
UNO Choral Director Helping Music Educators Nationwide Keep the Music Alive in the Midst of a PandemicJuly 24, 2020
What started as a simple social media post about the future of music education during and after a pandemic has transformed into a nationwide effort to keep the music playing.
Digital Learning at UNO: Supporting Student SuccessJuly 24, 2020
More than 15,000 students from across the world are part of the Maverick family with each and every member supported by UNO's faculty and staff as we navigate the challenges and opportunities presented by the Fall 2020 semester.
Taricka Burton Named Office of Multicultural Affairs DirectorJuly 21, 2020
The UNO Division of Student Success announced that Taricka Burton has been named director of the Office of Multicultural Affairs. Burton has served as the office’s interim director since July 2019.
Remembering Lucille BrawnerJuly 20, 2020
Brawner, a retired employee within the Office of the University Registrar, has recently passed away.
How to Get Face Coverings and Other Cleaning SuppliesJuly 17, 2020
In preparing to safely resume in-person teaching, learning, and working for the Fall 2020 semester, UNO is making several PPE and supply options available to slow the spread of COVID-19.
Online Data Dashboard Shows COVID-19 Impact on Local Economy, WorkersJuly 16, 2020
The Dashboard, a project of UNO's Center for Public Affairs Research, provides data visualizations and key insights on the state’s economic health through the COVID-19 pandemic and into recovery.
UNO, NU Respond to Rescinding of SEVP GuidanceJuly 15, 2020
A recent policy directive requiring international students to take some in-person classes to remain in the country was rescinded on July 14.
Open Source Community Health Project Expands Private Funding with UNO and MUJuly 15, 2020
Researchers at UNO and the University of Missouri (MU) are collectively receiving over $1.6M in private funding to advance research and practice regarding open source community health and sustainability.
The Maverick Minute: Sarah EdwardsJuly 14, 2020
Sarah Edwards, UNO Assistant Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, joins Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold to discuss how UNO faculty and staff worked with students to achieve academic success through the spring and summer.
Gretna Graduate Awarded ‘Maverick in the Making’ ScholarshipJuly 13, 2020
With a passion for community service and academics, Gretna's Cole Dostal is ready to fly high - literally - as an incoming Aviation student and UNO's latest Maverick in the Making scholarship recipient.
Digital Learning at UNO: Succeeding Through a Continuum of InstructionJuly 13, 2020
Posed with unforeseen challenges due to COVID-19 this spring, faculty at UNO found opportunity and success in leveraging digital learning tools and pedagogies that are ensuring a stable foundation for Fall 2020.
ACDC Announces Expanded Virtual Career FairsJuly 13, 2020
Hundreds of students and employers connect annually at several campus career and internship fairs. This fall those connections will continue through expanded once-a-month virtual career fairs.
Student Government Survey on Academic Calendar ChangesJuly 11, 2020
UNO Student Government is seeking student feedback regarding the proposed idea of adding a term to the academic calendar. Complete the anonymous survey by July 19.
CBA Faculty Member Recognized Twice for Efforts in AccountingJuly 08, 2020
Roopa Venkatesh, Ph.D., CMA, was awarded the 2020 R. Lee Brummet Distinguished Award for Educators as well as the 2020 Champion Award from the Institute of Management Accountants.
A Message from Chancellor Gold: Updates to Budget Process and TimelineJuly 08, 2020
UNO Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D., provides details on how and when UNO will approach budget challenges.
Remembering William PetrowskiJuly 07, 2020
Petrowski, a retired professor within the Department of History, has recently passed away.
STEM TRAIL Center Outreach ProgramsJuly 06, 2020
The STEM TRAIL Center supports UNO’s broad array of outreach programs for STEM activities.
NBDC Seeks to Lessen the Impact of COVID-19 On BusinessesJuly 06, 2020
As the COVID-19 pandemic impacts Nebraska businesses, the Nebraska Business Development Center has been offering assistance.
UNO Fall PlanningJuly 03, 2020
The "Fall Forward" planning page is a one-stop shop for all students, faculty, staff, and guests on what to expect for Fall 2020 campus operations.
Remote Service Learning Provides Unique Experiences, OpportunitiesJuly 01, 2020
As faculty and staff look ahead to Fall 2020, the UNO Service Learning Academy is using the successes of this past spring as a blueprint.