News Release Archive
Native American Flute Provides Purpose, Passion for UNO SeniorNovember 30, 2020
Jacob Walker, a religious studies major, has found a powerful connection to his heritage - and his faith - through a simple, but powerful musical instrument.
Dual Launch Elevates STEM Concepts, Two High-Altitude BalloonsNovember 30, 2020
Two balloons destined for the earth’s upper atmosphere rose from the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) campus recently in the name of science and exploration.
Novel Antioxidant Seen as an Effective Strategy for Peripheral Artery DiseaseNovember 23, 2020
Researchers within the School of Health and Kinesiology have found that a novel antioxidant can provide a number of health benefits for individuals with peripheral artery disease.
UNO Team Develops Tools, Resources to Enhance U.S.-India TiesNovember 19, 2020
As International Education Week concludes, the opportunities for global engagement at UNO are vast and growing.
UNO Data Shows Racial Disparities in Nebraska Criminal Justice SystemNovember 19, 2020
African Americans made up about 20% of arrests in Nebraska from 2014 – 2019, despite representing just 5% of the population, according to recent data from the Center for Public Affairs Research (CPAR) at UNO.
Governor Ricketts Recognizes Omaha STEM Ecosystem, Community Partners for STEM Education EffortsNovember 19, 2020
Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts recently recognized the efforts of the Omaha STEM Ecosystem and its partners, including UNO's STEM TRAIL Center, in filling the state’s tech talent pipeline.
Adams Recognized as AMHCA Emerging Professional of the YearNovember 19, 2020
The American Mental Health Counselors Association (AMHCA) recognized Charmayne Adams, Ph.D., LIMHP, with the Emerging Professional Award.
UNO Names Gary Repair Employee of the MonthNovember 18, 2020
Repair was chosen for his strong leadership, adaptability, and ability to build strong relationships with members of campus and professionals across the world to help make UNO Television run smoothly.
NU Inclusive Excellence Grants to Return in 2021November 18, 2020
Inclusive Excellence grants are awarded to initiatives that advance campus climate; student recruitment and retention; and/or faculty and staff recruitment and retention.
UNO, U.S. Army to Develop Technology for Monitoring, Analyzing Soldier ReadinessNovember 17, 2020
UNO, with the National Strategic Research Institute, has received a contract from the U.S. Army to develop technology for monitoring and analyzing the effects of long bouts of physical stress on U.S. warfighters.
Enhanced Campus Health and Safety Measures Begin TodayNovember 16, 2020
Due to the spread of the coronavirus in Omaha, Douglas County, and across the state of Nebraska, new and enhanced health and safety measures will be implemented on our campus; effective starting today.
Learning to Evoke Feelings Through Art at UNONovember 16, 2020
Junior Dakota Chambers wasn't sure he wanted to be a studio art major, but then he discovered how to tell his story through video.
A Message from Chancellor Gold on Student FeesNovember 16, 2020
On Monday, Nov. 16, UNO Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D., notified students of changes that would be made to UPF and Distance Education fees.
UNO PRSSA Earns Multiple Awards at International ConferenceNovember 15, 2020
The student-led public relations organization received top awards for Outstanding Community Service and for Outstanding Faculty Adviser Karen Weber.
Employee Assistance Program Gets New NameNovember 13, 2020
Formerly the Faculty-Employee Assistance Program (FEAP), UNO/UNMC Human Resources is now offering the Faculty and Staff Employee Assistance Program (FSEAP).
CPAR Finds Federal Stimulus Dollars Helped Stabilize the Nebraska EconomyNovember 13, 2020
Federal COVID relief dollars helped to stabilize the Nebraska economy according to the Nebraska Economic Recovery Dashboard, a joint project of the Planning Committee of the Nebraska State Legislature and the UNO Center for Public Affairs Research (CPAR).
The Maverick Minute: Chris MooreNovember 12, 2020
Christopher Moore, Ph.D., joined Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D., to discuss how teaching chemistry through climate science will get students more engaged and interested in STEM fields.
Flag Lowering for Bobbie EverettNovember 12, 2020
The UNO flag will be lowered on Thursday, Nov. 12, in honor of UNO retiree Bobbie Everett, who passed away on Aug. 25, at the age of 95.
Newly Unified Procurement Function Will Maximize Efficiency, Effectiveness Across NU SystemNovember 09, 2020
The new, unified model will allow each campus to take advantage of shared services, economies of scale, and cost savings.
Huespring: Opening Doors, Building Communities for Queer Leaders in NebraskaNovember 09, 2020
Launched in October 2019 by UNO professors and students, Huespring is tackling statewide brain drain by building powerful communities of support - and leadership - among LGBTQ professionals in Nebraska.
Flag Lowering for Martha HelligsoNovember 09, 2020
The UNO flag will be lowered on Monday, Nov. 9, in memory of UNO retiree Martha Helligso, who passed away on Oct. 26 at the age of 101.
UNO Researchers Measure Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Among Omaha OrganizationsNovember 06, 2020
UNO doctoral students recently presented findings at a virtual conference held as part of the Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce’s Commitment to Opportunity, Diversity, and Equity (CODE).
The Role of U.S. Diversity in General Education RequirementsNovember 06, 2020
Diversity is important to a student's educational experience. A new subcommittee focused on General Education requirements at UNO needs your help to shape what "U.S. Diversity" should look like.
Flag Lowering for Mike MiloneNovember 06, 2020
The UNO flag will be lowered on Friday, Nov. 6, in memory of UNO retiree Mike Milone, who passed away on Oct. 18 at the age of 72.
UNO Researchers Estimate Fluctuations in Oxygen Cost While WalkingNovember 04, 2020
Putting one foot in front of the other only scratches the surface of what’s taking place when a person walks – and certain stages of each step require more oxygen to carry out than others.