News Release Archive
1-Check Championship for StudentsOctober 23, 2020
Identifying symptoms of COVID-19 is important. Pair your daily use of the 1-Check UNO App with friendly competition against fellow Mavericks to win prizes; sign up by Oct. 31.
Students: Share Your Opinions on Voting and Civic EngagementOctober 23, 2020
With the general election just days away, this survey aims to understand student opinions about voting in the election and civic engagement more broadly; survey closes Nov. 1.
Moderators Needed for Post-Election Student DiscussionsOctober 23, 2020
UNO students will be able to express their thoughts on the election results in a moderated virtual event featuring various breakout rooms.
Forever a MaverickOctober 22, 2020
Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D., will step down from his role as UNO's chancellor on June 30, 2021 and assume a new and expanded set of duties as executive vice president and provost of the University of Nebraska System.
Hastings College, UNO, UNMC Announce Academic PartnershipOctober 22, 2020
Hastings College, UNO, and the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) announced an academic partnership that will provide additional educational opportunities at UNO and UNMC for Hastings College students.
Presence Helps Students Stay Connected, Be InvolvedOctober 22, 2020
Launched this summer, Presence is a new campus engagement platform for UNO students that can not only help find ways to be involved, but track involvement activities over a student's time as a Maverick.
Chancellor Gold: Rising COVID-19 Cases and What You Can DoOctober 21, 2020
"While we can be proud of the steps we’ve taken, we must also recognize how COVID-19 can continue to impact everyone at UNO and beyond."
UNO Names Evelyn Gould Employee of the MonthOctober 21, 2020
Gould was recognized for her adaptability during the COVID-19 pandemic and willingness to go the extra mile to ensure all UNO employees are supported during this unprecedented time.
UNO’s Strategic Investment: Social Justice, Inequality, Race, and ClassOctober 20, 2020
UNO, being solidly committed to its mission as an anchor institution and a metropolitan university, looks to further foster inclusion on campus and within the Omaha community.
Flag Lowering for Marvil SummerfieldOctober 20, 2020
The UNO flag will be lowered in memory of UNO retiree Marvil Summerfied, who passed away on Sept. 10, at the age of 79; Oct. 20.
USSTRATCOM Renews Strategic Leadership Fellows Program with UNOOctober 19, 2020
The Strategic Leadership Fellows Program, a key program that connects U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) and UNO, has been renewed.
OLLAS Serves as Beacon, Voice for Hispanic Communities in MidwestOctober 16, 2020
The UNO Office of Latino/Latin American Studies has spent nearly two decades building a robust series of research and community engagement programming that continues to grow and develop.
Faculty Honored With Awards, New Chairs, Professorships at Honors ConvocationOctober 15, 2020
Dozens of faculty were recognized at the 2020 Faculty Honors Convocation for their achievements in teaching, research, innovation, engagement and commitment to their discipline.
Flag Lowering for Catherine GrieselOctober 15, 2020
The UNO flag will be lowered for retiree Catherine Griesel, who served as an assistant professor of English from 1968 until her retirement in 1985; Oct. 16.
Flexible Retirement Option Available for Interested, Eligible FacultyOctober 14, 2020
A new retirement option is available for certain eligible faculty. Deadline to apply is Dec. 3.
Students Reap Rewards, Knowledge Through 'Perks for Parking' ProgramOctober 12, 2020
Graduate students Jen Dailey and Sarah Brumfield have spent the semester celebrating as winners of a free annual permit from Parking and Transportation Services.
Big Opportunities on the PrairieOctober 12, 2020
UNO's Glacier Creek Preserve, untouched by technological development, is an ecological oasis; letting aspiring scientists heed the call of the wild.
Shannon Teamer Earns Board of Regents KUDOS AwardOctober 08, 2020
Teamer accepted the award virtually during the Board of Regents meeting on Oct. 8
UNO Expands Educational Access to Mutual of Omaha EmployeesOctober 06, 2020
The UNO and Mutual of Omaha collaboration will help employees of the insurance industry leader expand skill sets and broaden professional horizons.
Math and Service Learning Collide Through Research, Course Funded by NSF GrantOctober 06, 2020
Students will solve real-world problems for nonprofit organizations in the Omaha community while exploring data analysis and visualization through an innovative new course funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF).
Executive Vice President and Provost Susan Fritz to Retire, Capping 32-Year Career With NU SystemOctober 06, 2020
Fritz, the university system’s top academic officer, served as NU’s interim president in 2019 prior to the appointment of current President Ted Carter.
Tips for Keeping Mentally Well During Stressful TimesOctober 02, 2020
The fall and winter months can often lead to increased stress and depression. These conditions are likely to be even more severe due to current events and the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Here are tips to help you navigate these tough times.
Human Resources Benefits SurveyOctober 02, 2020
Ahead of this year's NuFlex Benefits Enrollment period, the UNO/UNMC Benefits Office wants to know which benefits UNO employees would like to know more about; survey closes soon.