News Release Archive
UNO Professor Escayg Helping Omaha Teachers Build Anti-Racist ClassroomsMarch 31, 2021
Escayg is joining the University of Nebraska's Buffett Early Childhood Institute and local teachers to bring anti-racist theories and practices to Omaha-area classrooms.
NU System, UNO to Recognize Chosen Names, Gender IdentitiesMarch 31, 2021
The new policy will allow all students, faculty, and staff to use a chosen name to identify themselves as well as identify and use a gender identity instead of, or in addition to, their sex.
Flag Lowering for Daniel AllenMarch 31, 2021
The UNO flag will be lowered today in memory of Allen, who passed away on March 10, 2021, at the age of 64.
TRANScending Trans Narratives: Ally's Story of ResilienceMarch 30, 2021
Ahead of International Transgender Day of Visibility, UNO student Ally Nelson shares her story of how support from campus groups like TRANScend have been lifelines for her and other students in navigating school, life, and their own identities.
Flag Lowering for Ted KauffroathMarch 29, 2021
The UNO flag will be lowered today in memory of UNO employee Ted Kauffroath, who passed away on March 13, 2021, at the age of 63.
Field Set For Summit League Volleyball ChampionshipMarch 29, 2021
The fourth-seeded Mavericks are one of four teams set to compete at the tournament to be held at the Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls, S.D.; April 2-3.
Alsuleiman Receives Prestigious Goldwater ScholarshipMarch 29, 2021
The only Nebraskan to receive the award and one of just 410 students from around the country, Sarah Alsuleiman, a double major in biology and chemistry, is poised to be a leader in the STEM field.
Let Us Know: What Does an Age-Friendly Campus Look Like?March 25, 2021
The survey results will not only help UNO identify its age-friendly assets and gaps but will also help to refine what age-friendliness means in higher education and how we can broaden and deepen our efforts.
UNO Faculty Sweep NU System HonorsMarch 24, 2021
Ramazan Kılınç (Political Science); Nick Stergiou (Biomechanics); and Christine Cutucache (Biology) each earned system honors for teaching, research, and engagement.
Eppley Construction to Impact ParkingMarch 24, 2021
Parking Lot A, the Eppley loading dock, and various stalls will be impacted through the duration of the project, which is scheduled to conclude at the end of May.
Flags Lowered to Honor Boulder Shooting VictimsMarch 23, 2021
Following a proclamation from President Joe Biden and Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts, all U.S., Nebraska, and University flags will be lowered to half-staff through Sunday, March 27.
Flag Lowering for Donald ShultMarch 23, 2021
The UNO flag will be lowered today in memory of Shult, a retired UNO physics professor who passed away on March 8, 2021, at the age of 91.
Reminder: Confirm Required University of Nebraska Anti-Virus Software UpdatesMarch 22, 2021
If you are using a Symantec antivirus software provided by the University of Nebraska, it's time to make the switch to Cortex XDR.
UNO Libraries Seeking Campus FeedbackMarch 22, 2021
A quick, 10-minute survey will provide much needed information as UNO Libraries looks ahead to the future; please complete by April 14.
Mavericks Return to NCAA Ice Hockey ChampionshipMarch 21, 2021
Omaha Hockey will play Minnesota in the first round of the NCAA West Regional this weekend. Share your Maverick Spirit through selfies and encouragement on social media the day before the big game; March 26.
UNO Academic Advising Council Names Hailey Larsen Advisor of the MonthMarch 19, 2021
Larsen was nominated by her peers for her dedication to student success.
UNO Names Amanda Rucker Employee of the MonthMarch 19, 2021
Rucker was recognized by her colleagues for her depth of knowledge, innovative ideas, and willingness to go above and beyond to make sure everyone feels welcome at UNO and in the College of Information Science & Technology.
A Statement From Chancellor Gold on Recent Hate IncidentsMarch 18, 2021
Following the recent mass shooting in Georgia, we must remain committed to making the world a better place and, to making our campuses safe and welcoming environments for all to work, teach, and learn.
Flags Lowered to Honor Atlanta Shooting VictimsMarch 18, 2021
The U.S., Nebraska, and UNO flags will be lowered through sunset on Monday, March 22. Read for Chancellor Gold's statement on combating racism and hate.
UNO Department of Management Wins Universitywide Teaching AwardMarch 17, 2021
The UDTA, one of the President’s Excellence Awards, is the NU system’s most prestigious honor for departmental excellence in teaching.
Growing Self-Confidence Through Student Involvement at UNOMarch 17, 2021
With some encouragement from friends, Brittany Kohl became active with the Accessibility Services Center and Student Involvement during her sophomore year. By easing out of isolation and becoming involved, Kohl’s inner confidence grew along with her voice.
UNO Research Finds Omaha Housing Prices Continue to Climb Despite PandemicMarch 17, 2021
The average price of single-family home in Omaha rose by over 10 percent in 2020 -- a nearly eight percent spike compared to the preceding 20 years, according to UNO research.
Flott Named Interim Director of UNO Alumni EngagementMarch 15, 2021
Flott's appointment follows the resignation of Lee Denker from the UNO Alumni Association.
Benson High School Senior Awarded the ‘Maverick in the Making’ ScholarshipMarch 14, 2021
When the world is in need of a helper, Jade Reed will be the first to lend a hand.
Leading Nebraska: Developing Safer Communities with Smarter Criminal Justice ResearchMarch 11, 2021
Doctoral student Ebonie Epinger and other UNO researchers are taking a deeper look at Nebraska jails to see how states can reduce reoffending, distribute resources more effectively, and support safer communities.
The Future of Flight in a Post-COVID WorldMarch 11, 2021
Am I safe to fly? Will vaccines be required to travel internationally? Associate Professor of Aviation Becky Lutte, Ph.D., answers frequently asked questions about what's next for airlines.
The Maverick Minute: Sammi KaiserMarch 10, 2021
Sammi Kaiser, Ph.D., senior director of academic advising and director of ACDC, joined Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D., to discuss the important role academic advisors have had in UNO's response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Congratulations to Awardees of the Peer Collaboration Mini GrantsMarch 08, 2021
Together with the Center for Faculty Excellence and the NASA Nebraska Space Grant, WiSTEM Pro^2 awarded 12 peer collaboration mini grants this year.
Flag Lowering for Jake ReddingMarch 05, 2021
The UNO flag will be lowered today in memory of UNO student Jake Redding, who passed away on Feb. 2.
Printing Services Offers Range of OptionsMarch 03, 2021
Printing Services is a full-service in-plant print shop specifically for faculty, staff, and students of UNO and UNMC.
Meet a Mavigator: Alie SaenzMarch 03, 2021
When Mavericks have questions, MavIGATORS have the answers.
#NUforNE: Creating a Food Revolution with Indoor FarmingMarch 02, 2021
Kiran Bastola, Ph.D., has created a food computer with multiple applications, from education to farming to developing better food-based plants.
Flag Lowering for Leatha DavisMarch 02, 2021
The UNO flag will be lowered today in remembrance of UNO retiree Leatha Davis, who passed away on Jan. 12 at the age of 81.
Student Leaders Reflect on a Year of Challenges, Triumphs One Year into COVID-19 PandemicMarch 01, 2021
Jabin Moore and Vanessa Chavez Jurado share their thoughts on a year unlike any other.
Omaha: A City of OpportunityMarch 01, 2021
A robust network of support is helping students turn small chances into big opportunities.