News Release Archive
The Maverick Minute: Trev AlbertsJanuary 29, 2021
UNO Athletic Director Trev Alberts joined Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D., to discuss the NCHC Hockey Pod, a new athletic program, and more.
Service Learning Academy Finds Success With New Faculty Fellows ProgramJanuary 29, 2021
The expanded program now features 12 different fellows split across UNO's Academic Colleges and Big Ideas initiatives.
From The Gateway: "It’s a Family Affair This Weekend, But Taylor Ward is Happy to be Creating His Own Path in Omaha"January 28, 2021
Ward: "I felt this was the best spot for me and looking back I can’t imagine playing anywhere else.”
Key Academic Indicators Report is ReleasedJanuary 28, 2021
A new report from the Office of Academic Affairs provides campus units with data, tools, and guidance for measuring and advancing UNO's academic mission.
CPACS Dean to Speak at Launch of New Websites Providing Access, Transparency to Government Financial DataJanuary 28, 2021
John Bartle, Ph.D., Dean of the College of Public Affairs and Community Service (CPACS) is a featured speaker at a webinar hosted by the National Academy of Public Administration (NAPA) and the Fiscal Service of the U.S. Department of the Treasury.
UNO Names Arnisha Collins Employee of the MonthJanuary 27, 2021
Collins was recognized for providing leadership in navigating the financial aid needs of students and their families due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Filmmaker, UNO Alumnus Helps Share Omaha’s Stories in PBS SeriesJanuary 27, 2021
A local filmmaker and Maverick alumnus is helping share the stories and perspectives of people across Omaha as part of the television docuseries “American Portrait.”
Baseball to Open New Field Against CreightonJanuary 27, 2021
The Mavericks announced their 2021 schedule this week, which includes the opening of the new Tal Anderson Field and hosting the Summit League Tournament.
UNO Online Programs Ranked Highly by U.S. News & World ReportJanuary 26, 2021
In a year marked by the importance of online learning, U.S. News & World Report has recognized online programs at UNO as being among the best in the nation.
UNO Academic Advising Council Names Summer Mueller Advisor of the MonthJanuary 26, 2021
Mueller was nominated by her peers for her dedication to student success.
#NUforNE: Helping Start and Grow Small Businesses in NebraskaJanuary 22, 2021
Small businesses need specialized resources to get off the ground and to grow. That's where the Nebraska Business Development Center (NBDC) at UNO comes in.
A Brighter Tomorrow: Looking Ahead to Fall 2021January 22, 2021
In an email to the UNO community on Jan. 22, Chancellor Gold said: "I write you today confident that we will safely return to a new normal with vibrant in-person teaching, working, and learning operations beginning with the Fall 2021 semester."
More Than 5,000 Recognized on Dean's, Chancellor's Lists for Fall 2020January 21, 2021
Students seeking their first bachelor's degree who meet or exceed specific grade point average thresholds are selected for inclusion on the lists as recognition of their outstanding academic performance.
COVID-19 Vaccine Update: Sign Up to Receive DCHD NotificationsJanuary 20, 2021
Signing up for notifications from the DCHD, and regularly checking your UNO email, will make sure you are informed about the options available to you.
COVID-19 Testing Services UpdateJanuary 19, 2021
UNO and UNMC leadership have developed a new option for providing COVID-19 testing services for employees and students at both institutions as well as their families.
ORCA Welcomes Leadership AdditionsJanuary 18, 2021
The additions will enhance and expand the support that faculty, students, and staff receive.
UNO and NU System Safety Policies ReminderJanuary 15, 2021
With reports of protests planned in the state of Nebraska and across the country, the UNO Department of Public Safety would like to remind our campus community of relevant UNO and NU System safety policies.
Flag Lowering for Dale DavisJanuary 15, 2021
The UNO flag will be lowered today in honor of UNO employee Dale Davis, who passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 6.
'MLK's Dream and the Urgency of Now'January 15, 2021
A message from Cecil Hicks, Jr., UNO's Associate Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity, Access, and Inclusion.
Governor’s Budget Plan Fully Funds NU Request, Continues Career ScholarshipsJanuary 14, 2021
Gov. Pete Ricketts released a proposed two-year state budget package that fully funds the University of Nebraska system’s appropriations request for 2021-22 and 2022-23, including key investments in student access.
A Message from Chancellor Gold: The Future We CherishJanuary 13, 2021
"It is difficult to know what the coming days and weeks will bring, but I do know that when presented the option, we choose compassion over anger and understanding over ignorance."
UNO, NSRI Streamlining USSTRATCOM Personnel Databases to Create EfficiencyJanuary 13, 2021
UNO, with the University of Nebraska's National Strategic Research Institute (NSRI), has been awarded a $150,000 contract with U.S. Strategic Command.
Call for Proposals: NU Amplify 2021- Innovation in Pedagogy and ITJanuary 13, 2021
Submit your proposals for the May 2021 conference; deadline for proposals is Jan. 31.
New Deadline: Provide Proposals for UNO's Strategic Investment in Race, Class, Equity, Social JusticeJanuary 12, 2021
Following feedback from the campus community, the timeline for submitting proposals and subsequent review of proposals has been extended.
Omaha Central Senior Awarded the ‘Maverick in the Making’ ScholarshipJanuary 11, 2021
Amaya Thompson has her sights set on becoming a wildlife biologist and becoming living proof that no matter who you are and where you come from, you can pursue your passion.
Flags to Fly at Half-Staff to Honor U.S. Capitol Police OfficersJanuary 10, 2021
Governor Pete Ricketts ordered flags to fly at half-staff to honor the service and sacrifice of U.S. Capitol Police Officers Brian D. Sicknick and Howard Liebengood, and all Capitol Police Officers, and law enforcement across the nation; through Jan. 13.
UNO Students to Perform in Virtual Halftime Show During College Football National ChampionshipJanuary 08, 2021
Several Mavericks will join a national music ensemble on college football’s biggest halftime stage: Halftime at the College Football Playoff National Championship game; today.
Mavericks Hit New Heights for Academic AchievementJanuary 08, 2021
UNO's 291 student-athletes earned a collective GPA of 3.563 for the Fall 2020 semester, besting their previous benchmark from Spring 2020.
Katie Hansen Receives NACADA RecognitionJanuary 08, 2021
Hansen, academic advisor for the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice, has been awarded the Certificate of Merit of Region 6 Excellence in Advising by the National Academic Advising Association (NACADA).
Flag Lowering for Abdul Raheem YaseerJanuary 08, 2021
The UNO flag will be lowered today in memory of Yaseer, who passed away on Jan. 1, 2021, at the age of 81.
Mavericks Take Action with Community ServiceJanuary 07, 2021
Student-athletes within Omaha Athletics are living up to one of the guiding principles of the department’s mission statement and one of the university’s core tenets of community engagement by helping families in North Omaha.
UNO Chancellor Position Profile ReleasedJanuary 06, 2021
The University of Nebraska system and search committee is seeking a proven, student-centered, and inclusive leader to apply for this important role in shaping UNO's future.