2020 News Release Archive
UNO Launches New Fall Planning WebsiteJuly 03, 2020
The "Fall Forward" planning page is a one-stop shop for all students, faculty, staff, and guests on what to expect for Fall 2020 campus operations.
National Virtual Medical Orchestra Features Talent From UNO, UNMCJuly 02, 2020
Musicians from the Nebraska Medical Orchestra joined others from across the country to play Beethoven’s Symphony No. 4 in the first National Virtual Medical Orchestra (NVMO).
National Counterterrorism, Innovation, Technology, and Education Center (NCITE) Launches at UNOJuly 01, 2020
NCITE officially launches July 1. This is a new, national research hub funded by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security as a Center of Excellence.
Remote Service Learning Provides Unique Experiences, OpportunitiesJuly 01, 2020
As faculty and staff look ahead to Fall 2020, the UNO Service Learning Academy is using the successes of this past spring as a blueprint.
Cecil Hicks, Aileen Warren Begin New PositionsJuly 01, 2020
Beginning today, Cecil Hicks, Jr., will serve as Associate Vice Chancellor of Diversity, Equity, Access and Inclusion following six years leading UNO's Office of Human Resources. UNMC's Aileen Warren will oversee both campuses' human resources operations.
UNO’s College of Education Adopts New Name to Match Growth in Programs, ResearchJune 30, 2020
The College of Education (COE) is changing its name to the College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences (CEHHS) to better represent the college’s academic degree programs and advancements in research.
Climate vs. Weather | What's the Difference?June 30, 2020
Something that is commonly misunderstood, is the difference between the terms ‘climate’ and ‘weather.’ What some people may use interchangeably are actually two completely different terms.
Board of Regents Approves 2020-21 University Operating BudgetJune 26, 2020
The Board of Regents approved the NU system’s 2020-21 operating budget, part of a multi-year plan to address fiscal challenges presented by COVID-19 while also laying the groundwork for future growth and success across the campuses.
Digital Learning at UNO: A History of InnovationJune 24, 2020
Nearly 30 years ago, digital learning at UNO began from the ground up, with faculty and students advocating for more choice and flexibility.
NU Again Ranks Among World’s Top 100 in Earning U.S. PatentsJune 24, 2020
For the third consecutive year, the University of Nebraska system is ranked among the top 100 academic institutions worldwide in earning U.S. patents to protect the research and discoveries of its faculty.
A Reminder Regarding Campus AccessJune 22, 2020
As UNO leaders have said since the beginning of our response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the health, safety, and well-being of our university community is our top priority.
Supreme Court Upholds DACAJune 19, 2020
On June 18, the Supreme Court upheld the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, allowing students to retain their protection from deportation and their authorization to work in the United States.
NU System Budget Plan Lays Groundwork for Future GrowthJune 19, 2020
NU System President Ted Carter said the proposed 2020-21 operating budget reflects the unprecedented moment that higher education is experiencing because of the pandemic.
A Message from Chancellor Gold: An Outline for UNO's Budget Planning ProcessJune 19, 2020
UNO Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D., provides details on how UNO will approach the budget reductions announced on Friday, June 19, by NU System President Ted Carter.
Update on Campus Travel RestrictionsJune 18, 2020
Following weeks of careful health data study, UNO will soon update current university-related travel restrictions for faculty, staff, and students.
'What Could Have Been': The 2020 College World SeriesJune 18, 2020
From the winner's podium to economic impact; UNO experts still use data to back predictions for a summer with no College World Series.
The Maverick Minute: Aileen WarrenJune 17, 2020
Aileen Warren, Assistant Vice Chancellor and Director of Human Resources for UNMC, joins Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D., to discuss her new role overseeing both campuses' human resources operations.
Update on Education Abroad RestrictionsJune 16, 2020
Guidance restricting study abroad travel for UNO students, faculty and staff will be extended for the foreseeable future.
UNO Named "Best College for LGBTQ+ Students in Nebraska" by BestCollegesJune 16, 2020
The University of Nebraska at Omaha has been named the "Best College for LGBTQ+ Students in Nebraska," according to newly released rankings from BestColleges.
The Maverick Minute: Cecil HicksJune 15, 2020
Cecil Hicks, UNO’s incoming Associate Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity, Access and Inclusion (DEAI), joins Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D., to discuss his new role.
UNO Community Counseling Clinic Accepting New ClientsJune 15, 2020
At the CCC, advanced graduate students in counseling provide the UNO and Omaha metro communities with low-cost mental health services.
Omaha South Graduate Awarded ‘Maverick in the Making’ ScholarshipJune 15, 2020
Giving back is the name of the game for recent Omaha South High School graduate Alma Barrera.
UNO to Make Face Masks Available to Students, Faculty and StaffJune 15, 2020
The masks are black and feature an embroidered Maverick logo as well as the phrase “Maverick Strong.”
New Health Security Offices to Support UNO/UNMC CommunitiesJune 15, 2020
The Office of Health Security will be a centralized and coordinating hub devoted to the public health and safety of all students, faculty and staff. Jane Meza, Ph.D., will oversee UNO’s health security efforts, and Ted Cieslak, M.D., will oversee UNMC’s.
UNO, UNL Students to Refine Cyber, Nuclear WargameJune 12, 2020
Four UNO students, as well as one UNL student, have been selected to intern with NSRI.
University Offers Voluntary Work-Reduction Program for Eligible StaffJune 11, 2020
The University of Nebraska System (NU) has announced a voluntary work-reduction program, available to most full-time office/service and managerial/professional employees, in an effort to lower labor costs and address the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
A Message to Students on Fall 2020 Academic PlansJune 11, 2020
Students can expect changes to on-campus operations, course delivery, and safety requirements when the fall semester begins on Monday, Aug. 24.
UNOAA Scholarships Issued for First Time Through New Endowed FundJune 11, 2020
The fund, established in 2019, has grown large enough to support annual disbursements of around $40,000 for scholarships.
UNO Archives Preserve Queer History to Make Future More InclusiveJune 11, 2020
The Queer Omaha Archives were launched at the UNO Criss Library in 2016 and continue to stand as Nebraska's only LGBTQIA2S+ archive.
ITS Updating Eduroam Wireless NetworkJune 10, 2020
Once updates are made to the Eduroam network, users will need to accept the new certificate when prompted.
ITS Moving Box Data to Microsoft Cloud StorageJune 10, 2020
Information Technology Services is beginning the process of moving all data off of Box to Microsoft 365 services.
Dean's, Chancellor's Lists Recognize Students for Academic Excellence in Spring 2020 SemesterJune 10, 2020
Roughly 5,600 students are being recognized for their academic achievements during the Spring 2020 semester at UNO with inclusion on the Chancellor's and/or Dean's List.
First Generation Graduates Celebrated, Receive MedallionsJune 10, 2020
Some of the newest alumni from the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) received recognition not just for completing their program, but for accomplishing their academic goals of earning their degree as a first-generation college student.
PBS Goes Prehistoric, Features UNO Faculty MemberJune 08, 2020
Geography/Geology Instructor Larry Bradley, Ph.D., offers his expertise in a documentary series featuring some of the most active and dynamic fossil sites in the world.
The Maverick Minute: Jaci LindburgJune 08, 2020
Director of Digital Learning and IT Academic Technology Jaci Lindburg, joins Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D., to discuss the significant work that went into transitioning to remote teaching and learning.
A Message from the Office of Multicultural AffairsJune 04, 2020
The Office of Multicultural Affairs is committed to equity and racial justice. We are here to support you as a resource during these challenging and uncertain times. We will continue to support the healing and flourishing of our students, our campus, and each other.
A Message from Vice Chancellor Daniel ShippJune 03, 2020
All UNO students, faculty, and staff are encouraged to speak up should they see or experience racist, bigoted, biased, and prejudiced activity on our campus.
Remembering Roger FoltzJune 01, 2020
Foltz, a retired professor within the School of Music, has recently passed away.
Remembering Pauline WilcoxJune 01, 2020
Wilcox, a retiree within the College of Education, has recently passed away.
A Message From Chancellor GoldJune 01, 2020
The events of the past week and recent decision from the Douglas County Attorney have left many of our students, faculty and staff frustrated, confused, angry, and in search of a path forward.
Longtime NU Lobbyist Ron Withem Remembered as ‘a Great Public Servant’June 01, 2020
Ron Withem, a longtime lobbyist for the University of Nebraska system (NU) who was a key architect of numerous major legislative initiatives that benefited the NU campuses, died Thursday at his Papillion home following an illness.
A Joint Statement of the Student Regents of the University of NebraskaMay 31, 2020
A statement of unity from the four student body presidents of the University of Nebraska: "We're saddened, with certain members of our community deeply affected, but now is the time to focus on actions that will make this a moment of real & positive change."
A Message from Chancellor Gold on Campus AccessMay 31, 2020
Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D., shares a message prioritizing the health, safety, and wellbeing of all on our campuses as we begin to remove some restrictions to campus access beginning June 1.
UNO Students Among Volunteers Cleaning Up Following Violent Nights in OmahaMay 31, 2020
What began as peaceful protests near 72nd and Dodge on Saturday, May 30, gave way to unrest and violence. Early Sunday morning, volunteers emerged to clean up the remnants of the previous day's events, which occurred just blocks away from the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) campus.
UNO Releases Fall 2020 Academic CalendarMay 29, 2020
Pending approval from the University of Nebraska Board of Regents, the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) has released its academic calendar for the Fall 2020 semester, with Aug. 24 as the first day of classes for students.
Statement from Chancellor Gold Regarding Recent National EventsMay 28, 2020
UNO and UNMC remain committed to ensuring our campus is a place where all are welcome, all are accepted, and all are included, so that every individual has the peace of mind needed to reach their fullest potential.
Update to Campus AccessMay 27, 2020
Following weeks of careful daily data review, consideration and consultation with faculty, staff, students, and public health experts, the University of Nebraska at Omaha no longer limit campus access to only on-site essential personnel effective Monday, June 1.
UNO NSSLHA Awarded Chapter HonorsMay 27, 2020
Honors are awarded to Chapters that demonstrate an outstanding effort to support their mission to inspire, empower and support students in communication sciences and disorders programs.
Repair Work to Fix Cooling Could Impact Campus WalkwayMay 27, 2020
Repairs on a chilled water line may impact a campus walkway and cooling capabilities across the Dodge Campus at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO).
Remembering Jim ThorsonMay 26, 2020
Thorson, a retired professor within the Department of Gerontology, has recently passed away.
Preparing for the Fall 2020 SemesterMay 26, 2020
In an email sent to the UNO campus community on Tuesday, May 26, campus leaders shared an update on planning efforts under way regarding the Fall 2020 semester.
New Guidance on Travel Provided for UNOMay 22, 2020
Based on new guidance from the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services, UNO has updated its previous guidance on domestic travel.
Apply Now | NASA Nebraska Space Grant CompetitionMay 21, 2020
The NASA Nebraska Space Grant annual competition for mini-grant and fellowship funding is now open. Deadline to apply is June 30.
UNO Names Emily Krueger Employee of the MonthMay 21, 2020
Krueger was nominated by her peers for her dedication to students interested in studying abroad.
UNO Aviation’s Lutte Named to FAA Women in Aviation Advisory BoardMay 21, 2020
Becky Lutte, PhD, associate professor within the Aviation Institute at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, is among 30 industry professionals and experts named by U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao to the newly formed Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Women in Aviation Advisory Board (WIAAB).
Statewide Business Survey Results Revealed in Project Led by UNO ResearchersMay 21, 2020
Nebraskans are gaining a better understanding of how COVID-19 has impacted businesses across the state thanks to a survey designed and conducted by UNO’s Center for Public Affairs Research and the Nebraska Business Development Center.
Health Science Educational Materials Created Through UNO, UNMC CollaborationMay 20, 2020
New educational materials to enhance health science curricula for students in grades six- through 12 are now available thanks to a collaboration between STEM students and educators at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) and the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC).
Remembering Doris JohnsonMay 20, 2020
Johnson, a retired staff assistant within the Department of Chemistry, has recently passed away.
Fall 2020 Online Tuition Rate Reduced for In-State StudentsMay 18, 2020
The new rate, which also applies to the Metropolitan Advantage Program, will provide undergraduate students with significant savings for a three or four-credit hour online course.
Faculty Senate Elects Leadership for 2020-2021May 17, 2020
Faculty Senate serves as the governing body empowered to represent the UNO faculty. It includes representatives from each major academic unit.
NU COVID-19 Screening App Available for Android and iOSMay 15, 2020
UNMC, in collaboration with students from UNO, launched a groundbreaking mobile app this April to screen large groups of individuals who are concerned that they may have COVID-19.
Coronavirus (COVID-19) FAQ and Campus InformationMay 15, 2020
Questions about how COVID-19 is impacting campus? You're not alone.
Flag Lowering for Peace Officers Memorial DayMay 15, 2020
Police Officers Memorial Day and Police Week were created to express the unending gratitude to our nation’s law enforcement officers.
Omaha Athletics Announces Annual Maverick AwardsMay 15, 2020
The awards were announced through social media this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, which forced the cancellation of the annual Maverick Awards ceremony at Baxter Arena in April.
Resources and Support to Find Employment and Internships in Uncertain TimesMay 15, 2020
Resources and support through UNO’s Academic and Career Development Center are readily available to help students and alumni put their best foot forward to find employment or internships.
UNO Extends Current Campus Safety Precautions to June 1May 13, 2020
In an email to campus on May 12, UNO Chancellor Jeffrey Gold announced that the previously-issued campus Stay-at-Home directive has been extended to June 1.
UNO Faculty Honored With Campuswide Awards, ProfessorshipsMay 13, 2020
Nearly 20 faculty will be recognized this fall for their achievements in teaching, research, innovation, engagement and commitment to their discipline.
Recent Graduates Receive Exclusive Study Abroad ScholarshipMay 12, 2020
Through the Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange scholarship, three UNO alumni will get to spend an academic year studying and gaining work experience in Germany.
A Message from University of Nebraska System President Ted CarterMay 11, 2020
In an email sent to University of Nebraska system faculty and staff on May 11, President Carter shared his gratitude and offered words of encouragement as we plan for the future.
Fall 2020 Planning: We Want to Hear From YouMay 11, 2020
As we look ahead to a return to on-campus learning and teaching in fall, we want to hear from our students on how to best support a safe and equitable higher education experience.
Student Commencement Stories: May, August 2020May 08, 2020
Learn more about some of the newest members of the UNO Alumni network.
From Chancellor Gold: Three Truths for the Class of 2020May 08, 2020
A message from UNO Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D. to the Class of 2020.
University of Nebraska System Pandemic Recovery Guide for Higher Education InstitutionsMay 08, 2020
The document will help provide guidance for campuses in Nebraska - and across the country - as they plan to resume in-person teaching and learning in the fall.
Get the Information You Need to Vote with TurboVoteMay 08, 2020
Tuesday, May 12, is Nebraska's primary election and UNO has teamed with TurboVote to provide an online portal connecting voters to the information they need in an easy-to-understand, step-by-step process.
University of Nebraska System President Ted Carter Announces Two-Year Tuition FreezeMay 07, 2020
University of Nebraska System President Ted Carter announced that tuition rates across the NU system will be frozen in the 2021-22 and 2022-23 school years, ensuring affordability and predictability as students and families plan for the future.
UNO Chapter of Phi Kappa Phi Inducts 2020 ClassMay 07, 2020
The 113-year-old national honor society recently welcomed 75 new UNO student, faculty, staff, and alumni members.
Lincoln Librarian, UNO Alum, Featured on TODAY ShowMay 06, 2020
TODAY Show anchor Hoda Kotb profiled a Maverick alum who has launched her own children's TV series from her basement.
Remembering Peter HillMay 05, 2020
Hill, a retired professor within the College of Communication, Fine Arts & Media, has recently passed away.
The Maverick Minute | Jabin MooreMay 05, 2020
New Student Body President and Student Regent Jabin Moore sat down with University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D., to discuss Moore’s goals as a student leader, as well as the challenges students face in the COVID-19 era.
Funding Available to Support Students, Employees Impacted By COVID-19May 05, 2020
During this time, the UNO community wants to make sure our Maverick family has access to financial support they may need as a result of unexpected crises.
UNO Announces Five Cost-Saving Programs for New, Current StudentsMay 04, 2020
The programs include merit-based academic tuition assistance, vouchers for residents, incentives for new graduate students, reduced costs for online courses, and a unique package supporting healthcare workers and their families.
Apply to Be A Women and Gender Equity Center Board MemberMay 01, 2020
The WGEC is a student agency offering everyone the opportunity to explore and discover resources pertaining to women's lives and gender equity; apply by May 31.
ORBT Project to Impact Dodge TrafficMay 01, 2020
Eastbound Dodge Street at 62nd Street will be restricted through July due to closure of the outside curb lane.
Keeping Kids Engaged During a Socially Distant SummerMay 01, 2020
UNO Youth Safety Director Rachael Jensen provides some tips and guidelines to keep in mind for kids during a summer without camps, youth sports or play dates.
Tips to Remember During Remote Teaching and LearningMay 01, 2020
These reminders can help students, faculty, and staff be prepared to succeed.
Bredthauer Awarded 2020 Outstanding Innovation In Teaching With Technology AwardApril 30, 2020
Bredthauer helped develop the first-ever online offering of the "Introduction to Corporate Financial Management" course, which is part of the nationally-recognized UNO MBA program.
UNO Extends COVID-19-Related Travel PolicyApril 30, 2020
Due to the continued domestic and international spread of COVID-19, UNO will extend current travel guidance for all students, faculty and staff.
UNO to Distribute $5.3 Million to Students Through CARES ActApril 29, 2020
The University of Nebraska at Omaha announced today that it will receive approximately $11.5 million from the Federal CARES Act, of which $5.3 million in federal funds will be made available directly for students impacted by the COVID-19 crisis and its economic fallout.
All About Face Masks: When and How to Wear ThemApril 29, 2020
Before you decide whether wearing a face covering is right for you, check out this guidance from Nebraska Medicine and the UNO Health Center.
UNO Names Hanna Wanzenried Solberg Employee of the MonthApril 29, 2020
Hanna was nominated by her peers for her dedication and knowledge of the campus.
UNO Honors Program Recognizes Student, Faculty AchievementApril 29, 2020
The UNO Honors Program is delighted to recognize its students and faculty for their hard work and dedication to campus.
UNO Introduces Interim Policy for Recording of Classroom ActivitiesApril 28, 2020
The temporary policy provides guidelines for students and faculty on the purpose and permissions necessary to record classroom activities during remote learning.
Goodrich Scholarship Program Introduces "Sandy Point Correspondence Club"April 27, 2020
A public pen pal and book club program that helps builds connection.
Queer and Trans Services Offers Gender Affirming SupportApril 24, 2020
QTS will gift students with one gender-affirming item on their wishlist up to $100; deadline is May 8.
UNO University Communications Recognized in 35th Annual Educational Advertising AwardsApril 24, 2020
UComm's work stood out among over 2,350 entries from over 1,000 colleges, universities and secondary schools from all 50 states and several foreign countries.
UNO Libraries Archives & Special Collections Joins Community Effort to Document the PandemicApril 24, 2020
Several local museums and libraries, including the Archives and Special Collections in Criss Library at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO), are working to document how the pandemic is affecting the lives of Nebraskans.
Student Leadership in the COVID-19 EraApril 24, 2020
Against the backdrop of a global pandemic, student leaders Jabin Moore, Vanessa Chavez Jurado, and Aya Yousuf envision a future of a strengthened UNO community.
An Update On Fall 2020 Planning from Chancellor GoldApril 24, 2020
Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D., Chancellor of the University of Nebraska at Omaha, provides an update on planning for the fall 2020 semester.
UNMC & UNO Appoint New Director of Orchestral Activities in Music & MedicineApril 23, 2020
This new position will allow Dr. Brooks to continue leading the Nebraska Medical Orchestra as Music Director and Conductor as well as develop new collaborative initiatives among faculty, staff, and students.
Tips to Help You Get Started On That Writing ProjectApril 23, 2020
While there is a lot to keep us busy during this time of self-isolation, the UNO Writer's Workshop notes it can also be an opportunity to experiment and get a start on that writing project you have been holding off on.
On-Campus Youth Events CanceledApril 22, 2020
In accordance with CDC social distancing guidelines, we have made the decision to allow only remotely-delivered (online) youth events to continue at UNO this summer, and to cancel on-campus youth events.
UNO Experts Compare Pandemics: COVID-19 Versus 1918 FluApril 22, 2020
Mary Lyons-Carmona, Ph.D., from the UNO Department of History, and Bill Tappich, Ph.D., from the UNO Department of Biology, discuss the similarities and differences between the current pandemic and the flu pandemic from a century ago.
UNO Faculty Weigh In: What is Next for Housing, Rental Markets After COVID-19?April 22, 2020
David Beberwyk and Art Diamond, Ph.D., faculty from the UNO College of Business, provide their insights into how the ongoing pandemic will ultimately impact real estate trends and rental markets like Air BnB.
Local Nonprofit Faces COVID-19 Challenges Head-On Thanks to Partnership With UNO IS&T StudentsApril 22, 2020
A longstanding partnership with students in UNO's College of Information Science and Technology has helped a local nonprofit continue its mission despite challenges presented by COVID-19.
2020 Outstanding Innovation in Teaching With Technology AwardApril 21, 2020
The award honors faculty who have implemented outstanding innovative teaching approaches shown to enhance student learning, engagement and success; deadline, April 24.
UNO Introduces Interim Policy for Student AttendanceApril 21, 2020
We are facing a challenging situation in which all of us are called on to make a good faith effort to be flexible and to make decisions in the best interest of the community.
UNO Extends Stay-at-Home Directive Until May 15April 21, 2020
In an email to campus on May 1, UNO Chancellor Jeffrey Gold announced that the previously-issued campus Stay-at-Home directive has been extended to May 15.
CONDA Center Offering Funding OpportunitiesApril 20, 2020
The CONDA Center is providing funding through the Pilot Projects Program and Mini Grants Program.
A Message of Support From UNO Multicultural AffairsApril 20, 2020
The UNO Office of Multicultural Affairs stands ready to be a source, and resource, to help students during these challenging times.
UNO Assisting Nebraska in Housing EffortApril 20, 2020
In an email sent Monday, April 20, Chancellor Gold provided an update to students, faculty and staff about an agreement with the State of Nebraska to utilize housing on UNO’s Dodge Campus as isolation and quarantine space for Nebraskans.
NU System to Offer Free Tuition to Nebraska Students with Family Incomes of $60,000 or LessApril 20, 2020
The “Nebraska Promise” will take effect in fall 2020 and will guarantee that full-time resident undergraduates whose families have an adjusted gross income of $60,000 or less or who qualify for the federal Pell Grant can attend any NU campus and pay no tuition.
How Physics Tools and Methods Help Fight COVID-19April 17, 2020
There is a lot we don’t know about the novel coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19. What we do know is that we are pulling our resources together to understand, fight and ultimately defeat it.
How To Be Productive When Working From HomeApril 15, 2020
The thought of working from home when that’s not something you’re used to can be great, but after doing that for a while, it’s easy to find how distracting working from home can actually be.
High School Media Conference Winners AnnouncedApril 15, 2020
Area high school students submitted items in categories of print, broadcast journalism and graphic design.
Show Off Your Maverick Spirit With These Zoom BackgroundsApril 15, 2020
Want a way to spice up those Zoom meetings or classes? Show off your Maverick spirit by using one of these UNO backgrounds! New Omaha Mavericks backgrounds have also been added.
What is a Virus, Exactly?April 14, 2020
Biology Professor William Tapprich, Ph.D., shares the basics about how viruses like COVID-19 operate, why they are different than other types of infections and why social distancing is key to slowing it down.
UNO Faculty Share Expertise on Impacts of COVID-19April 14, 2020
From understanding panic-buying to spotting misinformation online, faculty from across the university have been a resource for local and national media outlets in recent months.
UNO Campus Housing Licensed to State for Emergency HousingApril 14, 2020
The University of Nebraska System has entered into an agreement with the State of Nebraska and the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services to temporarily lodge individuals under quarantine and/or isolation within certain residence halls on university campuses across the state.
UNO Student Government Announces 2020-2021 Student RepresentativesApril 13, 2020
Jabin Moore will serve as student body president and student regent, and Vanessa Chavez Jurado will serve as vice president for the 2020-2021 academic year
School of Communication Honors 2020 Alumni Achievement, Scholarship WinnersApril 13, 2020
Typically, scholarships and awards are presented to outstanding students, honored alumni and communication professionals during a reception, however, the event will be delayed until April 2021.
Aviation Institute Encourages Students, Community to Stay on CourseApril 10, 2020
With travel paused across much of the world, times are tough for the aviation industry. However, experts from the UNO Aviation Institute say brighter days are on the horizon.
UNO Alum, McCormick Distilling Chair Steps Up in Fight Against COVID-19April 10, 2020
Edward A. Pechar, a 1963 UNO graduate and 2019 Alumni Association Citation Award honoree, said his company has curtailed bourbon production to produce hand sanitizer for Kansas City area healthcare workers.
Board Games, Card Games and Other Ways to Keep 'Playing' During Social DistancingApril 10, 2020
Wether you're playing solo or want to host your weekly game night, UNO experts have tips on how to keep the fun going.
UNO Announces 'Student Employee of the Year' NomineesApril 10, 2020
A committee of staff from various departments are evaluating the letters and the student(s) selected will be announced towards the end of April.
Availability of Mail Services for Essential Personnel On-CampusApril 10, 2020
Mail Services at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) will implement changes in operations as the University of Nebraska system restricts campus access to essential personnel.
Social Work Student, Professor Earn Fulbright AwardsApril 10, 2020
Dalton Meister, a junior, and Peter Szto, a professor of social work, were both recently announced as Fulbright recipients whose research will address needs for healthcare in China.
Lui Receives Prestigious Goldwater ScholarshipApril 10, 2020
The molecular-and-biomedical-biology major and Scott Scholar is the only student from Nebraska to receive the award this year and is just the fourth Maverick in history to earn the honor.
UNO Honored With 10th Consecutive Tree Campus USA RecognitionApril 09, 2020
Tree Campus USA, an Arbor Day Foundation program, honors colleges and universities for promoting healthy trees and engaging students and staff in the spirit of conservation.
Ombuds Services Names New DirectorApril 08, 2020
Connie Schaffer, Ed.D., will be succeeding previous Ombuds Director Shereen Bingham, Ph.D., as she is set to retire.
In A Time of Uncertainty, Look to the ArtsApril 08, 2020
Some may find it hard to believe that art, music and writing can improve your mood and clear your mind, but this is where Medical Humanities comes into play.
MavRadio, Omaha News Earn 11 Eric Sevareid AwardsApril 08, 2020
Each year, awards are presented to the best work done by broadcast news operations and journalists working in small, medium and large markets in our six-state region on radio, television and online.
University of Nebraska System: Stay-At-Home AnnouncementApril 08, 2020
In an email to faculty and staff on April 7, University of Nebraska System President Ted Carter urged employees to help "flatten the curve," and announced changes to campus operations across the system.
Tips for Staying Fit in the Age of #StayAtHomeApril 08, 2020
Skyler Brooke, assistant director of Strength and Fitness Programs at UNO Campus Recreation, provides some advice on how you and your family can keep your fitness goals in sight while practicing social isolation.
A New Way to Show Your #MavSpirit on FacebookApril 08, 2020
Add the "Maverick Strong" frame to your profile picture to share your #MavSpirit and support fellow Mavericks.
Remembering Donald GrandgenettApril 07, 2020
Grandgenett, a retired professor within the College of Education, has recently passed away.
Remembering Rochester HillApril 07, 2020
Rochester Hill, a retired supply control clerk in custodial services, has recently passed away.
Grant Funds UNO Research into Nebraska’s Missing and Murdered Native Women and ChildrenApril 07, 2020
Researchers from the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) are working alongside law enforcement and the Nebraska Commission on Indian Affairs to bridge gaps in reporting for missing and murdered Native American women and children in Nebraska.
Katie Hansen Named 2020 Academic Advisor of the YearApril 06, 2020
Katie's nominators describe her as someone who exudes exceptional service, leadership and accomplishment.
Buffett Institute Graduate Scholars ProgramApril 06, 2020
The program seeks to support high-quality research from a variety of fields, including health, education, social work, music, art, psychology, the neurosciences and others; deadline April 15.
World-Renowned Maestro Joins UNO School of MusicApril 06, 2020
Miguel Harth-Bedoya will join the UNO School of Music as Director of Orchestral Studies beginning in August 2020.
Rhetorical Strategies Leaders Can Use to Ease Concerns in Times of CrisisApril 02, 2020
Sharon Storch, Ph.D., and Whitney Gent, Ph.D., from the School of Communication, and Tammie Kennedy, Ph.D., from the Department of English, offer their best advice during the digital work transition.
Campus Notification: Drive-Thru Swab Site for Nebraska MedicineApril 02, 2020
Beginning next week, UNO’s clinical partner, Nebraska Medicine, will be collecting specimens for COVID-19 testing on the UNO Dodge campus. This drive-thru swab site is open only to those who have been given a testing lab order from a Nebraska Medicine provider.
UNO May 2020 Commencement Ceremonies to Recognize Students Through Online FormatMarch 31, 2020
Students graduating in May will be recognized through an online streaming ceremony on May 8. These students will also have the opportunity to participate in the December 2020 commencement ceremony at Baxter Arena.
Pedagogical PursuitMarch 30, 2020
The Center for Faculty Excellence invites you to participate in "Pedagogical Pursuit," a daily trivia game sent right to your inbox; wraps up May 1.
Revised Credit/No Credit Policy for Spring 2020March 29, 2020
There have been changes to the existing policy for how and when students can request a grade of "Credit" or "No Credit" instead of a letter grade. Deadline is April 10.
Protecting Your Zoom MeetingsMarch 29, 2020
The University of Nebraska has tips on how your Zoom meetings can be secure and protected.
Make the Most of the Move to Remote LearningMarch 27, 2020
Welcome back from Spring Break. Here is what you need to know.
Nebraska Medicine-UNO Health Center Transitions to Telehealth Video VisitsMarch 27, 2020
For the health and safety of patients and staff, the Nebraska Medicine-UNO Health Center will be closed for in-person appointments and will transition to telehealth video visits for primary care and psychiatry services.
UNO, UNMC Partner for Public Health Mentors ProgramMarch 26, 2020
The goal of the program is to strengthen the relationship between UNO and UNMC by providing opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students to connect across a diverse set of backgrounds and disciplines.
How to Spot COVID-19 Misinformation OnlineMarch 25, 2020
Learn how to be a better, more mindful consumer of many forms of media long after the virus is out of the headlines.
Work-Related COVID-19 FAQs From Human ResourcesMarch 24, 2020
The UNO Department of Human Resources has provided the following list of frequently asked questions from UNO faculty and staff about work-related issues due to the university's COVID-19 response.
Campus Update On UNO LibrariesMarch 23, 2020
During the week of Spring Break, the UNO Libraries are closed. At the moment, the plan is for Criss Library to reopen on Monday, March 30.
Four Ways to Support Local Businesses While Social DistancingMarch 23, 2020
The Nebraska Business Development Center in UNO's College of Business Administration has tips on how you can help small businesses stay afloat while looking after your own health.
NU System Invites Proposals for Inclusive Excellence Development GrantsMarch 20, 2020
Four grants of up to $3,000 each will be awarded to initiatives that advance campus climate, student recruitment and retention, and/or faculty and staff recruitment and retention; deadline April 24.
Bryan High School Senior Awarded Maverick in the Making ScholarshipMarch 20, 2020
Attending UNO has always been a dream for Yaqueline Cisneros. Thanks to the Maverick in the Making scholarship, that dream is one step closer to becoming a reality.
4 Ways to Keep Your Children Engaged While You Work from HomeMarch 20, 2020
UNO early childhood education professor Debora Basler Wisneski, Ph.D., shares her tips for keeping children active while parents work from home.
UNO to Pause Hiring for State-Aided PositionsMarch 20, 2020
Effective March 27 and until further notice, the University of Nebraska at Omaha will pause on the hiring of all state-aided positions.
UNO Employees Encouraged to Work Remotely if PossibleMarch 19, 2020
University of Nebraska System President Ted Carter is reinforcing existing University of Nebraska at Omaha guidance encouraging university employees – including student workers – who are able to work remotely to do so.
Guidance, Resources From CVS on Prescriptions in Response to CoronavirusMarch 18, 2020
The University of Nebraska's pharmacy provider, CVS Caremark®, is taking steps to protect member access to medication.
Hannagan Named Director of the Office of Military and Veteran ServicesMarch 18, 2020
Hannagan is a proud Maverick, having earned a Master of Science in Political Science at UNO, as well as a double graduate of Nebraska-Lincoln with a Bachelor of Arts and a Ph.D. in Political Science.
Operational Update from Chancellor GoldMarch 17, 2020
In an email sent Tuesday, March 17, Chancellor Gold provided an operational update to students, faculty and staff.
Maverick Minute: A Message of Support from Chancellor GoldMarch 17, 2020
Chancellor Gold shares a message of support during UNO's ongoing response to COVID-19.
Employee Emergency Leave for COVID-19 Related AbsencesMarch 14, 2020
In an email sent Thursday, March 26, University of Nebraska President Ted Carter provided an update to the new employee emergency leave policy for COVID-19 (coronavirus) absences.
Beware of Coronavirus ScamsMarch 13, 2020
ITS wants to warn the UNO community of possible COVID-19 scams.
Guidance for Events and Meetings Through MayMarch 13, 2020
On and off-campus university sponsored events that involve more than 20 people, or use more than one-third of the venue’s capacity, must be postponed or cancelled effective immediately through the end of the Spring 2020 semester.
Application Deadline for Graduation Extended to AprilMarch 13, 2020
Students who have earned enough credits to graduate should apply no later than Wednesday, April 1.
Connect, Take Care and Get Help During Remote LearningMarch 13, 2020
A message from UNO Dean of Students Cathy Pettid.
A Message from UNO Student Body President Aya YousufMarch 13, 2020
Aya Yousuf, student body president at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, shares a message with her peers.
Campus Update on University OperationsMarch 12, 2020
Given that one of the best ways to prevent the spread of viral illness is to limit contact and the associated risk of disease transmission, the following policies are to be implemented immediately: UNO's Spring Break will run Saturday, March 14, through Sunday, March 29, with all classes going to “remote teaching and learning mode” effective Monday, March 30.
Students Produce, Showcase Talents at 2020 Research and Creative Activity FairMarch 06, 2020
Research and creative endeavors undertaken by students at UNO were presented to the public at the 12th Annual Student Research and Creative Activity Fair on Friday, March 6. Winners were named across four categories.
Spirit and Tradition Celebrates 50th Spirit TripMarch 06, 2020
Dozens of UNO students made the trek to Sioux Falls, S.D., when the men's and women's basketball teams competed in their respective Summit League tournaments.
UNO Names Kirsten Case Employee of the MonthMarch 03, 2020
Kirsten was nominated by her peers for her seamless work and customer service with clients.
Women Legislators Kick Off UNO's Women and Public Policy WeekMarch 03, 2020
Senators from Nebraska discussed the importance of representation in the legislature as it addresses some of the state’s challenges.
National Strategic Research Institute Opens New HQ at Scott Technology CenterMarch 02, 2020
NSRI works with the University of Nebraska to serve and engage with customers throughout the Department of Defense (DoD) and other federal agencies pursuing a mission of decisive deterrence and defense.
Qureshi Earns System Award for Community ImpactFebruary 28, 2020
The NU IDEA Award recognizes faculty members who have extended their academic expertise beyond the boundaries of the university in ways that have enriched the broader community.
New State Law to Allow for ‘Per Diem’ Meal ReimbursementFebruary 27, 2020
The law allows the Nebraska Department of Administrative Services (DAS) to establish a percentage, ranging from 60 to 100 percent, of the federal per diem rate for Nebraska agencies.
Larry Morgan Named Executive Director of Campus FacilitiesFebruary 27, 2020
The position will serve as a dedicated facilities management resource for the UNO campus.
Using His Voice to Help Students Find Their OwnFebruary 27, 2020
Cameron Logsdon, M.A., never thought he would go to college; today he is inspiring students that were once in his shoes, to accomplish goals bigger than they could ever dream.
Director of Ombuds Services - Call for NominationsFebruary 26, 2020
Ombuds Services assists students, faculty and staff members with conflicts, problems and concerns that are university related; nominations are due March 6.
President Carter Meets with Student, University Leaders During UNO Campus VisitFebruary 25, 2020
For University of Nebraska System President Ted Carter, campus visits are more than an opportunity to meet some of the students, faculty and staff that make up each institution’s community.
UNO Selected Lead by DHS to Oversee Counterterrorism, Terrorism Prevention Research CenterFebruary 24, 2020
The 10-year, $36 million grant will establish a DHS Center of Excellence for Terrorism Prevention and Counterterrorism Research. The Center will be led by Gina Ligon, Ph.D., from the College of Business Administration.
Teacher Education Wins System-Wide Teaching AwardFebruary 20, 2020
The UDTA is the NU system's most prestigious honor for departmental excellence in teaching, recognizing departments or units within the university that have made unique and significant contributions to the University of Nebraska.
Department of English Cover Art ContestFebruary 19, 2020
Undergraduate and Graduate students are invited to submit original art to the English Department to include on the cover of their program composition textbook; deadline is March 10.
UNO, Project Harmony Grant Puts Focus on Child AdvocacyFebruary 19, 2020
A new Omaha effort could help child advocacy centers across the nation improve child abuse investigations, reduce distress to children, and increase prosecutions.
Fostering Passion, Purpose in Students By Acknowledging Their PotentialFebruary 19, 2020
Dustin Slivka, Ph.D., isn't just a faculty member, but a mentor and colleague to his students; helping them discover their voice and fostering a community of future leaders.
Important Information on Parking Violation WaiversFebruary 18, 2020
Please take a moment to read the following regarding important changes regarding parking violations at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO).
Call for Applications | Nebraska Stem Cell Research ProjectFebruary 17, 2020
Applications are due March 26.
Special Edition Maverick Minute: Coronavirus Preparedness with Shelly Schwedhelm and Jane MezaFebruary 17, 2020
As novel coronavirus (COVID19) continues to spread overseas, UNO and UNMC officials are hard at work keeping both communities healthy and informed at home and abroad.
Proposed New Policy | Conflict of Interest and CommitmentFebruary 14, 2020
A proposed new policy is open for review and comment.
UNO Health Center | Survival Guide for Seasonal AllergiesFebruary 14, 2020
If you’re in the one-third of the population who has allergies the UNO Health Center recommends six strategies to minimize your symptoms this season.
Cyber Escape Room Challenges, Inspires High School Students to Pursue Careers in CybersecurityFebruary 14, 2020
High school students learned about potential career paths in the growing field of cybersecurity research and development while they worked their way out of an escape room specially designed with various tech challenges.
2020 Census: Be Informed, Be InvolvedFebruary 14, 2020
Have you responded to the Census yet? The UNO Center for Public Affairs Research (CPAR) and U.S. Census Bureau want to make sure you are counted as part of the 2020 Census with resources and answers to your pressing questions.
EveryBODY Exploration: Community - Building for Gender Equity ProposalFebruary 13, 2020
Help showcase community and campus resources through interactive, inclusive, welcoming education concerning gender and sexuality by setting up a table at the fair; deadline is March 1.
UNO Health Center: 5 Facts Everyone Should Know About Human PapillomavirusFebruary 13, 2020
The UNO Health Center shares facts about HPV and how you can get vaccinated.
Keristiena Dodge Earns Board of Regents KUDOS AwardFebruary 11, 2020
Dodge accepted the award at the Board of Regents meeting on Feb. 6.
President Carter Outlines Strategic Planning Process; ‘Everything We Do is Going to be About Students’February 11, 2020
Carter, who became president of the NU system on Jan. 1, said he has convened a university-wide team of students, faculty and staff to help guide the development of the strategic plan.
Using Life's Challenges to Help Students Find Life's RewardsFebruary 11, 2020
Kathy Radosta's experiences of loss and seizing opportunities have helped her become a 'mom' to hundreds of UNO students, ready support them at any turn as they complete their degree.
Apply to be a Student AmbassadorFebruary 10, 2020
Ambassadors lead campus tours, facilitate Enrollment days, staff special events and proudly represent UNO.
Students Get One-on-One Time With New York Times Best-SellerFebruary 10, 2020
Ibram X. Kendi visited the UNO campus to meet with students as part of Black History Month programming provided by the Office of Multicultural Affairs
New Resources Available for Online TeachingFebruary 10, 2020
A suite of incentivized professional development opportunities are now available through the Office of Academic Affairs.
Update to University Admission Standards Will Expand Access for Qualified StudentsFebruary 10, 2020
The change aligns the university with national trends, recognizing that many high schools no longer calculate students’ class ranks and ensures the university remains accessible for all students who have potential to succeed.
UNO Biologist Recognized with Prestigious NSF CAREER AwardFebruary 10, 2020
The program that recognizes early-career faculty will support assistant professor Ryan Wong’s research on the dynamics between stress; the brain; and learning and memory.
UNO Professor Helped Discover New Dinosaur SpeciesFebruary 10, 2020
Paleontologist George Engelmann discovered the 4,000-year-old predator Allosaurus jimmadseni’s remains in 1990.
Maverick in the Making Scholarship a ‘Dream Come True’ for Creighton Prep SeniorFebruary 10, 2020
Daniel Mejia Hernandez, the third Omaha senior to earn the award, will be able to pursue a degree and stay close to the family that inspires him.
Flag Lowering for Stevie ChepkoFebruary 07, 2020
The UNO flag will be lowered for College of Education Assistant Dean Stevie Chepko, who recently passed away.
Regent Jim Pillen to Serve as Board of Regents Chairman for 2020, Regent Paul Kenney Elected Vice ChairmanFebruary 07, 2020
Pillen, who represents District 3 on the Board, was elected in 2012 and re-elected in 2018. He served as vice chairman in 2019.
UNO Names Lindsey Parde Employee of the MonthFebruary 06, 2020
Lindsey was nominated by her peers for her extraordinary job performance and welcoming personality.
Iowa Caucuses Provide Opportunities for UNO Faculty to Showcase Their ExpertiseFebruary 06, 2020
Media outlets turned to the expertise of faculty members at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) before, during, and after the 2020 Iowa caucuses.
Discount on Certificate in Fundraising ManagementFebruary 05, 2020
Students, faculty and staff can receive a 15% discount.
How You Can Support Climate JusticeFebruary 05, 2020
The Office of Sustainability is providing tips on how you can support climate justice and make an impact in your community.
UNO Researchers to Study How Use of Prosthetic Limbs Affects Neural ActivityFebruary 05, 2020
Researchers at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) have received funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study how the brain adapts to the use of 3D-printed prosthetic limbs.
Call for Abstracts | Department of DefenseFebruary 03, 2020
This year’s STIX aims to highlight the importance of basic research in disrupting current paradigms and assumptions; deadline is Feb. 17.
#NUforNE: The Need for Art in MedicineFebruary 03, 2020
UNO’s Medical Humanities Program is making a positive impact on patients and physicians.
Diversity, Equity Training Allows Faculty to Increase Travel, Professional Support FundingFebruary 03, 2020
The UNO Center for Faculty Excellence and UNO Office of Academic Affairs are supporting faculty through honoraria funding to those who participate in workshop opportunities.
UNO, UNMC Payment Services to be Housed on UNO CampusFebruary 01, 2020
Payment Services, formerly Accounts Payable, has operated jointly at both campuses since December 2018.
Call for Nominations | 2020 Academic Advisor of the YearJanuary 31, 2020
This award recognizes professional academic advisors for their exceptional service to students, their colleagues and/or the university; nominations due by March 1.
Call for Nominations | Spirit of Service AwardJanuary 30, 2020
This award recognizes outstanding Office/Service individuals who provide services that strengthen the community and improves the lives of others; deadline March 6.
UNO Professor Shares How Cities Like Omaha Can Appeal to STEM GraduatesJanuary 30, 2020
Omaha’s growing reputation for research, technology, and innovation comes at a time when demand for workers in STEM occupations is at an all-time high. Yet Omaha still has room to grow in terms of welcoming, cultivating, and advocating for STEM professionals.
Flag Lowering for James FawcettJanuary 29, 2020
The UNO flag will be lowered for UNO retiree James Fawcett, who recently passed away.
Students Celebrate 2020, Year of the Rat, Far From HomeJanuary 28, 2020
Students studying at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO), far from their homes in China, celebrated the beginning of 2020, the Chinese New Year, and the Spring Festival this past weekend.
New Report Urges Need to Prioritize Nebraska's Early Childhood WorkforceJanuary 28, 2020
UNO’s Nancy Edick and Catherine Lang will be part of a discussion panel regarding the report at a launch event on Jan. 30; livestream of event available.
UNO Dance Team Makes History at UDA NationalsJanuary 27, 2020
The 19-member team’s effort in Orlando led to the first dance division medal placement in team history.
NU Committee to Lead Retirement Plan 'Checkup'January 27, 2020
The goal of the committee is to ensure current plans are serving the needs of employees. There are no changes being made to employee retirement benefits.
UNO Makes History at Nebraska Public Relations Awards CeremonyJanuary 24, 2020
Dozens of students, faculty and alumni were recognized among the best in the state for their work in the communications field at the 2020 Nebraska PRSA Paper Anvil Awards.
Meet the New University-Wide Travel AgencyJanuary 22, 2020
Representatives from Fox World Travel will be on campus to meet with interested faculty and staff; Feb. 6.
"Overcoming the Impossible" | A Motivational ForumJanuary 21, 2020
Join us as Paul Hernandez, Ph.D., gives a keynote address sharing his personal story and testimony to the challenges, he faced growing up and how he overcame adversity; Feb. 6.
Candice Batton to Serve as Coordinator for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion for FacultyJanuary 20, 2020
Batton will be supported in this work by a faculty committee, consisting of individuals recommended by the deans.
Assistant Vice Chancellor for Inclusion Search UpdateJanuary 17, 2020
The current search for a single position at both UNO and UNMC is being suspended and searches for individual positions at each campus will move forward instead.
Volunteers Needed for Midwest Affiliates of College and University Residence Halls ConferenceJanuary 16, 2020
Responsibilities include directing guests around campus, surveilling hospitality rooms, aiding during check-in at the hotel, helping set up meals coming from caterers and more; Feb. 6 - 8.
Weil Named Interim Title IX CoordinatorJanuary 16, 2020
In the role, Weil will be responsible for leadership, compliance and oversight regarding statutes and regulations related to Title IX and sexual misconduct policies.
Dean's, Chancellor's Lists Recognize Students for Academic Excellence in Fall 2019 SemesterJanuary 16, 2020
Roughly 4,500 students are being recognized for their academic achievements during the Fall 2019 semester at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) with inclusion on the Chancellor's and/or Dean's List.
President Carter Applauds Proposed Scholarship ProgramJanuary 16, 2020
NU President Ted Carter thanked the governor for making student financial aid a priority in his mid-biennium budget adjustments.
UNO, UNMC Faculty Get Global Engagement GrantsJanuary 15, 2020
The grants are awarded to faculty from across the university who increase global perspectives in their on-campus courses and programs.
UNO Names Wendy Duerfeldt Schutte Director of Academic BudgetJanuary 15, 2020
Duerfeldt Schutte holds a master's degree from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in educational administration with emphasis in higher education.
Proposed New Policy | Student Code of ConductJanuary 14, 2020
A proposed new policy is open for review and comment.
UNO Online Programs Ranked Among Best in NationJanuary 14, 2020
The latest rankings of online programs by U.S. News & World Report names the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) among the nation’s best.
Flag Lowering for Russell PalmerJanuary 14, 2020
The UNO flag will be lowered for UNO retiree Russell Palmer, who recently passed away.
UNO Dance Team Earns Double Regional TitlesJanuary 13, 2020
The team earned a 1st place finish in Division I Pom and a 1st place in Division I Jazz.
Women Investing in Nebraska - Funding Opportunity AvailableJanuary 13, 2020
University of Nebraska programs and Nebraska nonprofit organizations addressing issues important to the state may now submit funding ideas to Women Investing in Nebraska grant awards program; deadline is Feb. 18.
Maximize Your Student Fees at the UNO Health CenterJanuary 13, 2020
Students, don’t waste your money by going off campus for health care when you can get many services you need at Nebraska Medicine UNO Health Center at no cost.
UNO Magazine: Taming Wildlife ReservationsJanuary 13, 2020
A local wildlife rescue organization turned to students from the College of Information Science & Technology at UNO to reign in an out-of-control reservation system.
UNO Magazine: Santa Paws Gives Fido and Friends a Holiday to RememberJanuary 13, 2020
For 13 years, UNO PRSSA has made it easy for those in the Omaha community to make sure Spot, Rover and Fido are given as much attention as Rudolph, Donner and Blitzen.
UNO Magazine: Furry FashionsJanuary 13, 2020
Thanks to the UNO Bookstore, pet owners can put the “O” in Fido. Early in 2019 the bookstore added pet clothing to its expansive list of UNO apparel available on campus and online.
UNO Magazine: Nuts About Black SquirrelsJanuary 13, 2020
How are melanistic squirrels, or black squirrels as most call them, expanding westward across the U.S.? Students in James Wilson's class are studying to find out.
UNO Magazine: More Collaborative Than A Barrel of MonkeysJanuary 13, 2020
In its fourth decade, UNO’s Callitrichid Research Center is strengthening research collaborations and exploring new questions about what marmosets can tell us about ourselves.
Winter 2020 UNO Magazine Now AvailableJanuary 13, 2020
The most recent issue of the UNO Magazine, featuring a focus on the ways our alumni, faculty, staff and student work with the animal kingdom, hit homes earlier this month.
Flag Lowering for Jean ElkonJanuary 13, 2020
The UNO flag will be lowered for UNO retiree Jean Elkon, who recently passed away.
Flag Lowering for Willa BruceJanuary 13, 2020
The UNO flag will be lowered for UNO retiree Willa Bruce, who recently passed away.
Omaha North Senior Awarded 'Maverick in the Making' ScholarshipJanuary 13, 2020
Desyree’ McGhee plans to pursue a degree that will help her change the conversation around seeking mental health treatment.
UNO Magazine: Betting On UNOJanuary 13, 2020
If you really want to Know the O, you need to know horses. For what today is a home for Mavericks — Scott Campus — once was a home for ponies — the Ak-Sar-Ben Race Track and Coliseum.
UNO Magazine: Walk This WayJanuary 13, 2020
UNO Biomechanics staff turn to squirrels, pigs, cockroaches and other insects and animals for insights that better human mobility and health.
UNO Magazine: Canine ConnectionsJanuary 13, 2020
Is there something happening physiologically between people and pooches that makes this bond so close? In 2014, a team of UNO researchers was one of the first to observe a connection between species.
UNO Magazine: Heavenly Wind Among Saints and SinnersJanuary 13, 2020
UNO Geology Professor George Engelmann discovered a fossilized treasure trove — and a first-of-its-kind relative to the dinosaurs.
Embree Begins Role as Director of Budget and Fiscal AnalysisJanuary 11, 2020
Embree will be responsible for overseeing, administering and managing UNO's campus-wide university budget and related reporting.
UNO Names Ana Gavia Employee of the MonthJanuary 10, 2020
Ana was nominated by her peers for dedication and flexibility.
Funding Opportunity for COBRE Pilot Project MechanismJanuary 09, 2020
The goal of the Pilot Project mechanism is to enhance the development of the research for a NIH New Investigator by providing support for research, necessary instrumentation, supplies, and other expenses; deadline March 15.
President’s Op-Ed: An Opportunity For a Statewide Conversation About the University’s FutureJanuary 09, 2020
As we begin a new semester, hear from University of Nebraska President Ted Carter.
Message on Avoiding Email ScamsJanuary 09, 2020
The UNO Department of Public Safety and Information Technology Services says to be on alert for potential email-based scams making the rounds.
UNO Drone Expert Huang Lends Expertise to Drone Mystery CoverageJanuary 08, 2020
As unexplained reports of drone sightings across Nebraska and eastern Colorado continue to garner national attention, a faculty expert in drone usage from the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) has helped provide perspective and insight into the mystery.
#NUforNE: How Biomechanics is Moving Nebraska in the Right DirectionJanuary 08, 2020
The UNO Department of Biomechanics is bringing millions of dollars in grant money to Nebraska for its groundbreaking innovations in medical products.
Flag Lowering for William CampbellJanuary 08, 2020
The UNO flag will be lowered for UNO retiree William Campbell, who recently passed away.
Vascular Fitness Measurements ServiceJanuary 06, 2020
UNO's Vascular Research Lab offers a vascular fitness assessment, which includes measurements of blood pressure, arterial stiffness and endothelial function. A fee is required.
New International Travel Form Aims to Better Serve NU TravelersJanuary 06, 2020
A new electronic questionnaire prior to all international travel that will help ensure a consistent approval and reimbursement process across the NU system.
10 Resolutions for a Sustainable LifestyleJanuary 06, 2020
Live sustainably in 2020 with these tips from UNO's Office of Sustainability.
Flag Lowering for Paul HayduskaJanuary 02, 2020
The UNO flag will be lowered for UNO retiree Paul Hayduska who recently passed away.
Call for Nominations | WiSTEM Pro2 Crockett AwardDecember 17, 2019
WiSTEM Pro2 is seeking nominations for their annual Crockett Award; deadline is Jan. 20.
On-Campus Student Employment Moving to HandshakeDecember 11, 2019
All on-campus student jobs and work study positions are now advertised exclusively in Handshake.
Call for Nominations | 2020 CCSGE AwardsNovember 24, 2019
Chancellor’s Commission on the Status of Gender Equity awards will be presented at the Legendary Leaders Awards Luncheon; deadline for nominations is Jan. 20.
Call for Nominations | Chancellor’s Outstanding Student Leadership AwardNovember 22, 2019
This award recognizes an undergraduate student who demonstrates leadership campus organizations and community volunteer work, in addition to scholarly achievement; deadline is Jan. 17.
Call for Nominations | The Mary Ann Lamanna Award for Excellence in Women’s & Gender StudiesNovember 20, 2019
Recognizing extraordinary service to the UNO Women’s & Gender Studies program; deadline is Feb. 21.
Screening Intakes Open for Sexual Assault Survivors GroupOctober 16, 2019
The group meets for an hour and a half, once a week for eight weeks.