News Release Archive
A Message From Chancellor GoldAugust 28, 2020
Between the COVID-19 pandemic, extreme weather, intense political discourse and our national conversation around racism, these are emotionally trying times for all of us.
“Access the Experts” Connects UNO’s Faculty Experts to Nebraskans Across the StateAugust 27, 2020
Faculty experts from UNO will share their subject matter expertise with audiences across the state through a new innovative partnership with News Channel Nebraska (NCN).
Forbes Names UNO One of Top 20 Employers in NebraskaAugust 27, 2020
Results of a new nationwide survey of businesses with at least 500 employees place UNO among the top 20 employers in the state of Nebraska.
A Message from Chancellor Gold: Welcome to the Fall 2020 SemesterAugust 26, 2020
As the new school year begins, Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D., is welcoming students, faculty, and staff back with a message of support and guidance for a successful semester.
Recent UNO Alumnus Earns Prestigious National FellowshipAugust 25, 2020
Elias Witte, who earned a bachelor's degree in biology in December, and is currently studying dentistry at UNMC, was named a Phi Kappa Phi Fellow this summer.
Chancellor Gold: Importance of Using the 1-Check UNO COVID-19 Self-ScreenerAugust 24, 2020
All faculty, staff and students are reminded they must use the 1-Check UNO app every day to self-screen if they plan on being physically present on campus.
Stay Informed on COVID With 'PRAM' DashboardAugust 21, 2020
Developed by UNMC, the Pandemic Recovery Acceleration Model (PRAM) is designed to assess the regional and statewide impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and help local leaders make informed decisions about key pandemic response measures.
President’s Op-Ed: With Bias for Action, University Can Lead Through a Period of ChangeAugust 20, 2020
"The start of the fall semester is a special time for those of us in higher education – an opportunity to welcome a new class of future leaders and plan with energy and optimism for the year ahead."
International Travel Restrictions ExtendedAugust 20, 2020
Restrictions on university-related international travel have been extended through Oct. 31. University-related domestic travel can continue under existing guidance.
Survey Finds Small Increase in Local Job Stability Amid Continued Economic UncertaintyAugust 19, 2020
The results come from a second round of a surveys on the impact of COVID-19 in Nebraska’s business and nonprofit communities led UNO's Center for Public Affairs Research and Nebraska Business Development Center, as well as other agencies.
UNO Among Institutions Nationwide Documenting Experiences of Latino Communities Amid the PandemicAugust 18, 2020
Researchers at UNO are joining with institutions across the nation to document the impact being felt by Latino communities as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
NU System Updates Title IX Policies, ProceduresAugust 18, 2020
To comply with new federal Title IX regulations, the Board of Regents recently approved an amended sexual misconduct policy and updated procedures for how it responds to sexual misconduct reports.
A Message from University of Nebraska System President Ted CarterAugust 18, 2020
In an email sent to all students, faculty, and staff on Aug. 17, President Carter shared a plan for continued growth and success.
Updated Student Code of Conduct Approved by Board of RegentsAugust 17, 2020
The updates include new unified, system-wide guidelines, which are designed to reflect the integrated nature of the University of Nebraska's four campuses, including UNO.
UNO Names Skyler Brooke Employee of the MonthAugust 17, 2020
Brooke was nominated by his colleagues for his innovation, leadership, and dedication to keeping the Maverick community safely engaged with Campus Recreation throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.
Kirsten Case Fuller Earns Board of Regents KUDOS AwardAugust 17, 2020
Case Fuller accepted the award virtually during the Board of Regents meeting on Aug. 14.
Digital Learning at UNO: The Right Tools for the JobAugust 14, 2020
Online and remote learning is only as successful as the support systems and technologies in place to help students and faculty. That is why UNO ITS Digital Learning has dedicated years to finding the right tools to meet campus needs.
UNO’s Scott Tarry Appointed to Nebraska Aeronautics CommissionAugust 11, 2020
Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts named UNO’s Scott Tarry, Ph.D., Director of UNO's Aviation Institute, to the Nebraska Aeronautics Commission. He will serve on the commission until 2025.
Fall Health, Safety Modules Available for CampusAugust 11, 2020
Stay informed and safe during fall semester by reviewing these specially-designed video presentations covering topics of health, campus operations, your role on campus, and where to find answers to the questions you have.
Omaha North Graduate Awarded ‘Maverick in the Making’ ScholarshipAugust 10, 2020
Asinie Williams hopes to combine her entrepreneurial aspirations and her passion for helping others into a career of owning and operating childcare centers.
Human Resources Shares Services to Help Meet Child Care NeedsAugust 10, 2020
Human Resources has compiled a list of several organizations offering ways to connect with child care providers.
Scholarship Policy Change Would Expand Flexibility for Nonresident StudentsAugust 07, 2020
A minimum grade point average would be added to the factors by which nonresident students could qualify for merit scholarships at the University of Nebraska under a policy change to be considered by the Board of Regents.
NU President Carter Comments on Signing of Budget Package With Key University InvestmentsAugust 07, 2020
Gov. Pete Ricketts signed the state’s mid-biennium budget package, clearing the way for key investments in student financial aid and water research at the University of Nebraska.
International Partnership to Open Doors in Music EducationAugust 07, 2020
A new agreement between the University of Nebraska at Omaha’s (UNO) School of Music and the Universidad Nacional de Música (UNM) in Lima, Peru will set the stage for new educational opportunities in music.
Campus Leaders Answer Faculty, Staff Questions Ahead of Fall SemesterAugust 07, 2020
More than 500 UNO faculty and staff heard from campus leaders about the university’s Fall 2020 Campus Guidance for de-densified in-person teaching, working, and learning during a virtual forum.
Teaching Policies, Procedures, Resources for 2020-2021August 06, 2020
A memo from the Senior Vice Chancellor to all faculty, instructors, and teaching assistants about important policies and guidelines ahead of the start of the academic year.
NSRI Summer Interns Share HighlightsAugust 05, 2020
This summer, the National Strategic Research Institute (NSRI) welcomed an interdisciplinary team of students and ROTC cadets to address real-world, mission-related policy and technical challenges experienced by United States Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM).
The Maverick Minute: Beth WhitedAugust 04, 2020
Beth Whited, Union Pacific (UP) Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resource Officer, joins Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold to discuss an innovative new partnership between UP and UNO.
Remembering Janette SojkaAugust 04, 2020
Sojka, an office assistant for the Milo Bail Student Center, had retired from UNO in 2008.
UNO Researchers Secure Record-High $26.6 Million in Research Funding Over Past Fiscal YearAugust 03, 2020
Researchers at UNO have raised the bar for research funding, securing a record-high $26.6 million in grants from external sources for fiscal year 2020.
TIAA Offering August WebinarsAugust 03, 2020
UNO employees are encouraged to take advantage of one or more live webinars that will be hosted by TIAA, one of the university's financial planning affiliates; Aug. 12-13.