News Release Archive
UNO Chapter of Phi Kappa Phi Inducts 2021 ClassApril 14, 2021
The 114-year-old national honor society recently welcomed 66 new UNO students and staff members.
The Maverick Minute: Jane MezaApril 14, 2021
Office of Health Security Interim Executive Director Jane Meza, Ph.D., joined Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D., to discuss the “Prevent COVID U” research study.
Future Entrepreneurs Learn the Ropes Through New CurriculumApril 14, 2021
Middle and high school students will learn the first steps to becoming entrepreneurs through a new curriculum designed by economics experts in business and education.
Omaha Set to Host Summit League Tournament, Earns No. 3 SeedApril 13, 2021
The Mavericks are set to host the 2020-21 Summit League women's soccer tournament at Caniglia Field; April 15 and 17.
Students Needed for COVID-19 Vaccine Research Study From UNMC, Children's HospitalApril 09, 2021
We are happy to announce UNO has been selected as one of 20 sites across the country to conduct the “Prevent COVID U” research study. Participants aged 19 through 26 years of age are needed.
Quarantine Care Packages Keep Students ConnectedApril 09, 2021
Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, UNO staff and students have helped bring food, and company, to those who have needed to quarantine on campus.
UNO Named 2020 Tree Campus USAApril 09, 2021
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.
Lori Arias Earns Board of Regents KUDOS AwardApril 09, 2021
Arias, Associate Director of International Advising, was presented with the award at the April Board of Regents meeting. She was recognized for her commitment to students and global education efforts.
#NUforNE: Shifting the Focus from Crime Perpetrators to Crime VictimsApril 07, 2021
Tara Richards, Ph.D., a criminologist at UNO, heads the new Victimology and Victim Studies Research Lab, which conducts research related to crime victims and crime victimization. The lab’s work informs policy and practice and help shape prevention and intervention efforts.
UNO Centers Drive and Measure Economic Impact Amid PandemicApril 06, 2021
As the state grappled with challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, Nebraska businesses and public officials received much needed data, resources, and support from the Nebraska Business Development Center (NBDC) and the Center for Public Affairs Research (CPAR), both housed at UNO.
Chavez Jurado Named Newman Civic FellowApril 06, 2021
Vanessa Chavez Jurado, a junior political science major and outgoing student body vice president, was recognized nationally for service to the community and to the UNO campus.
UNO, UNMC Announce New Emergency Management DirectorApril 05, 2021
Diane Mack has been named director of emergency management for both UNO and UNMC.
Flags to Fly at Half-Staff to Honor Victims of U.S. Capitol AttackApril 02, 2021
Governor Pete Ricketts ordered flags to fly at half-staff to honor the victims of the April 2 attack on the U.S. Capitol; through April 6.
UNO Student Government Announces 2021-2022 Student RepresentativesApril 02, 2021
Maeve Hemmer will serve as student body president and student regent, and Amy Lopez Hernandez will serve as vice president for the 2021-2022 academic year.
Flag Lowering for Robert SimpsonApril 02, 2021
The UNO flag will be lowered today in memory of Simpson, who passed away on March 17, 2021, at the age of 94.
Blanco Earns National Recognition as Rising Graduate ScholarApril 01, 2021
Felipe Blanco, a doctoral candidate and graduate assistant in the School of Public Administration, was recently recognized by Diverse Issues in Higher Education magazine.