News Release Archive
Timely Warning September 24, 2020September 24, 2020
Please read this notification for information on a strong-arm robbery, including campus resources and safety advice.
NU System Releases Updated Alternative Worksite PolicySeptember 23, 2020
The policy provides shared guidance across the University System regarding alternative worksite arrangements for employees, including student workers.
UNO Names Laura Sherwin Employee of the MonthSeptember 22, 2020
Sherwin was selected for her focus on supporting faculty excellence in the College of Information Science & Technology, as well as her leadership on the Staff Advisory Council.
UNO Featured Prominently in Annual '40 Under 40' ListSeptember 21, 2020
Members of the Maverick family made up one fourth of this year's list, which recognizes local entrepreneurs, executives and professionals in the Omaha area.
Nebraska Economy Weathering COVID-19 Better Than Most Neighboring StatesSeptember 21, 2020
The Nebraska Economic Recovery Dashboard is a joint project of the UNO Center for Public Affairs Research (CPAR) and the Planning Committee of the Nebraska State Legislature.
Emily Hassenstab Named Interim Director of International ProgramsSeptember 21, 2020
The position, which previously served both UNO and UNMC campuses, will focus solely on UNO's global engagement and education efforts.
Congratulations to Dean Ali on 15 Years of LeadershipSeptember 21, 2020
Hesham Ali, Ph.D., will step down from his current role as dean of the College of Information Science & Technology at the end of the academic year, at which point he will will return to the faculty and serve as director of the college’s Bioinformatics Core Facility.
Flag Lowering to Honor Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader GinsburgSeptember 19, 2020
Governor Pete Ricketts, in accordance with a proclamation from President Donald J. Trump, announced that all U.S. and Nebraska flags are to be flown at half-staff in honor of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who passed away on Sept. 18.
Flag Lowering for Barbara ManningSeptember 18, 2020
Manning, who passed away on Aug. 9, served for 33 years as a member of the Department of Psychology faculty. The UNO flag will be lowered in her memory; Sept. 18.
Flag Lowering for Marilyn LeachSeptember 17, 2020
Leach, who worked at UNO for 29 years as the head of the Center for Faculty Excellence, passed away at the age of 85 earlier this month. The UNO flag will be lowered in her memory; Sept. 17.
New $92 Million Contract Will Expand University of Nebraska National Defense ResearchSeptember 15, 2020
University of Nebraska System (NU) President Ted Carter announced that NU's National Strategic Research Institute has been awarded a new five-year, $92 million contract through the U.S. Strategic Command to continue its leading research in national security and defense.
Watts to Head National Security Innovation Network Partnership at UNOSeptember 14, 2020
Wade Watts has been named the inaugural program director at UNO for the National Security Innovation Network (NSIN) and began his role at the end of July.
NU System Declines Participation in Payroll Tax DeferralsSeptember 14, 2020
The optional policy would have applied from Sept. 1 through Dec. 31, 2020.
Barb Harvey Recognized as UNO Employee of the YearSeptember 14, 2020
Barb Harvey, administrative coordinator within the Office of Diversity, Equity, Access and Inclusion (DEAI), has been recognized as UNO's Employee of the Year.
Afghanistan Peace Talks Begin – But Will the Taliban Hold Up Their End of the Deal?September 14, 2020
From "The Conversation": Sher Jan Ahmadzai, director of the UNO Center for Afghanistan Studies, offers his insight on the fragile nature of an accord between the United States and the Taliban.
UNO Launches Enhanced Website Search ExperienceSeptember 11, 2020
Stemming from months of website user research and completed case studies, it was determined that UNO website could greatly benefit from the solution provided by Funnelback.
Spencer Myer Guest Piano RecitalSeptember 15, 2020
Guest pianist Spencer Myer will perform a recital as a Zoom event; Sept. 15.
UNO Pikes Earn Top Chapter Recognition In North AmericaSeptember 10, 2020
At the 2020 Pi Kappa Alpha International Convention, Delta Chi Chapter was recognized as being in the top 10 percent of all Pi Kappa Alpha Chapters across the United States and Canada.
Remembering Derek GeschwenderSeptember 10, 2020
Geschwender, an information systems specialist for the College of Business Administration, has passed away.
UNO Posts New Highs in Enrollment, RetentionSeptember 08, 2020
New enrollment data released by UNO show historic highs in key success metrics, including the largest student body in nearly 30 years and the highest year-over-year overall retention rate in university history.
UNO Student Fees, ExplainedSeptember 07, 2020
With new course offerings this semester, you may have questions about what fee changes have occurred in your tuition statement, or what certain fees cover as part of your UNO experience.
UNO Flag to be Lowered Sept. 23-25September 07, 2020
The flag will be lowered from sunrise on Wednesday, Sept. 23, through sunset on Friday, Sept. 25, to recognize members of the Maverick community who passed away between April and August.
Flag Lowering to Honor Fallen Lincoln Police OfficerSeptember 07, 2020
Governor Pete Ricketts has ordered flags to fly at half-staff to honor the passing of Lincoln Police Department Investigator Mario Herrera; through Patriot Day on Sept. 11.
A Message from Chancellor Gold: Stay Safe, Be Smart This Labor Day WeekendSeptember 04, 2020
"We all have a role to play in containing the spread of COVID-19, and we cannot relent in what has been a very strong effort to begin this academic year. Our behaviors off-campus as Mavericks, as citizens, as friends, and as family members this weekend will play a crucial role in how the disease will spread in the coming weeks."
An Update on J-Term DiscussionsSeptember 04, 2020
While there are no plans for an additional academic session in 2021, UNO Student Government and UNO Faculty Senate are working together to explore opportunities for future implementation.
The Maverick Minute: Michelle TrawickSeptember 03, 2020
Michelle Trawick, Dean of the UNO College of Business Administration, joins Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D., to discuss how her early UNO experience illuminated how committed her college was to the success of students.