2020 News Release Archive
Stay Healthy in the New YearJanuary 20, 2020
The beginning of a new year is the perfect time to refocus on your health and wellbeing. Start by scheduling a check up with a health care provider.
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.
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
This award recognizes extraordinary service to the UNO Women’s & Gender Studies program; deadline is Feb. 21, 2020.
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.