News Release Archive
UNO Academic Advising Council Names Kerry Fina Advisor of the MonthDecember 22, 2020
Fina was nominated by his peers for his dedication to student success.
New Video Chronicles Life of Daniel JenkinsDecember 22, 2020
On Oct. 1, a life-sized bronze sculpture of Daniel Jenkins was installed outside the Milo Bail Student Center. Jenkins was the first president of what then was Omaha University.
Flag Lowering for David SeilstadDecember 22, 2020
The UNO flag will be lowered today in memory of Seilstad, a member of the Academic and Career Development Center team, who passed away on Dec. 15, 2020, at the age of 61.
Celebrate the Season with a Virtual Holiday ConcertDecember 22, 2020
As the UNO community prepares for the holiday season, Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D., and School of Music Director Washington Garcia invite students, faculty, and staff to enjoy a virtual holiday concert.
NU President Carter, Midwest University Leaders Announce Plans for Academic Alliance Supporting U.S. Space CommandDecember 21, 2020
The effort is a uniquely powerful draw for the Midwest as Nebraska seeks to become U.S. Space Command’s permanent home.
UNO Choral Students Take Song Requests to Lift Spirits of Retirement Home ResidentsDecember 21, 2020
Dr. Derrick Fox, Director of Choral Activities at UNO, saw an opportunity for students in choral programs at UNO to bring some smiles and holiday cheer to retirement home residents.
Student Commencement Stories: August, December 2020December 19, 2020
Learn more about these amazing UNO graduates. Once a Maverick, always a Maverick.
OPPD, UNO Announce New Academic PartnershipDecember 18, 2020
The University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) and Omaha Public Power District (OPPD) launched an innovative partnership that will help bring qualifying full-time employees closer to undergraduate and graduate degrees.
A Holiday Message of Thanks From Chancellor GoldDecember 17, 2020
Wishing our Maverick community a safe, healthy, and happy holidays.
A Pre-Holiday Safety Message From Chancellor Gold and the Office of Health SecurityDecember 16, 2020
Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D., and Jane Meza, Ph.D., Interim Executive Director of the Office of Health Security, share guidance on how to stay healthy before, during, and after the holidays.
Flag Lowering for Eldon LaVerne HaselwoodDecember 15, 2020
The UNO flag will be lowered today in memory of Haselwood, who passed away on Dec. 1, 2020, at the age of 87.
UNO Recognized With AHA Workplace Health Achievement AwardDecember 14, 2020
The campus received a Silver Award as one of the American Heart Association's healthiest workplaces based on seven different categories of organizational best practices.
UNO Names Savannah Czolgos Employee of the MonthDecember 14, 2020
Czolgos was selected for her willingness to go above and beyond to support the College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences this year, serving as a cornerstone during difficult and uncertain times.
Omaha Athletics to Sponsor Men’s Swimming and DivingDecember 11, 2020
UNO will have the only men's Division I swimming and diving program in the state.
‘Per Diem’ State Law to Take Effect Jan. 1December 11, 2020
A new state law will take effect Jan. 1, 2021, requiring state agencies, including the University of Nebraska, to reimburse meals on a “per diem” basis while employees are traveling for business.
Updates Coming to NU System’s Travel Policy Jan. 1December 11, 2020
Effective Jan. 1, the University of Nebraska system is making several updates to its travel policy. The system-wide policy applies to all employees traveling on university business.
The Maverick Minute: Deborah Smith-HowellDecember 11, 2020
Deborah Smith-Howell, Ph.D., Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Dean of Graduate Studies, joined Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D., to discuss the significance of items worn at commencements.
UNO-UNMC Emergency Management Director Finalist PresentationsDecember 10, 2020
The campus is invited to virtually hear from the four finalists; remaining presentations will take place Dec. 11, 18
Flag Lowering for Odra BradleyDecember 10, 2020
The UNO flag will be lowered today in honor of Odra Bradley, who passed away on Nov. 11 at the age of 100.
Campus Introduces Financial Stewardship PolicyDecember 10, 2020
The policy establishes standards of accountability for employees who have a role in handling UNO's financial affairs and assets.
ITS Beginning to Tag External EmailsDecember 09, 2020
To help identify potential phishing emails from outside senders, ITS will be turning on external email tags for all NU user accounts. External email tags will notify you when an email has been sent from someone outside of the University.
X-Force Fellowship to Offer Students Hands-On National Security TrainingDecember 07, 2020
Organized by the National Security Innovation Network, this program will allow undergraduate and graduate students to work on solutions to national security problems; deadline to apply is Dec. 31.
U.S., Nebraska Flags Lowered to Honor Pearl Harbor AnniversaryDecember 04, 2020
The attack on Pearl Harbor, which initiated the United States' entry into World War II, took place on Dec. 7, 1941.
Nebraska Legislative Staffers Make Virtual Campus VisitDecember 04, 2020
Staff members of Nebraska's state senators were able to hear from UNO students, faculty, and administrators about important research efforts and new public-private partnerships.
Mike Nicola Earns Board of Regents KUDOS AwardDecember 04, 2020
Nicola accepted the award virtually during the Board of Regents meeting on Dec. 4.
Help Shape the Look of Our Campus NewslettersDecember 04, 2020
The Office of University Communications is seeking feedback and ideas on what UNO's campus-wide newsletters should look like in the future.
'UNO Cares' Launches to Provide Additional Support to StudentsDecember 02, 2020
The new effort will provide flexibility and financial assistance to students as the campus community continues to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic.
Proposed New Policy: Religious ObservancesDecember 01, 2020
A new policy is available for open review and comments; deadline for feedback is Dec. 20.