News Release Archive
Flags Lowered to Honor San Jose Shooting VictimsMay 27, 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 May 30.
Only 8% of Nebraska Workforce Stayed Fully Remote Into 2021, CPS Data ShowsMay 25, 2021
According to data recently presented by UNO’s Center for Public Affairs Research (CPAR), only about 8% of Nebraska workers remained in remote operations in the first two months of 2021; a significant drop from a high of 16% in May 2020.
Never Stop Growing: UNO's Role as an Age-Friendly UniversityMay 24, 2021
UNO recently obtained national recognition as a university that supports learning at all ages. However, the university's history of supporting lifelong learning stretches back decades. Learn about these resources and programs that are available on campus and online.
Schaffer Named CFE DirectorMay 21, 2021
Connie Schaffer, Ed.D., a UNO associate professor and alumna, has been named the new director of the university's Center for Faculty Excellence.
UNO Academic Advising Council Names Mallory Johnson Advisor of the MonthMay 20, 2021
Johnson was nominated by her peers for her dedication to student success.
National Strategic Research Institute Appoints 16 UNO Researchers as NSRI FellowsMay 20, 2021
A group of 16 faculty from UNO will join colleagues from across the University of Nebraska System to boost research contributions tied to national security.
UNO Names Mary Razor Employee of the MonthMay 19, 2021
Razor was nominated for her willingness to work unique hours to ensure UNO employees are paid on time and the ability to think proactively to answer employee questions.
UNO Criminologists Studying Efforts to Improve Sexual Assault Kit ProcessingMay 19, 2021
A team of researchers from UNO’s School of Criminology and Criminal Justice (SCCJ) are leading new research to evaluate efforts to improve processing of sexual assault kits in Minnesota.
UNO Center for Public Affairs Research Provides Understanding of Census NumbersMay 17, 2021
What did the 2020 Census reveal about Nebraska? Experts from UNO CPAR helped area media understand what the Census numbers meant for communities locally and statewide.
Data Shows Nebraska Employment Numbers Lag in Protracted COVID-19 RecoveryMay 17, 2021
While data shows that the impact of COVID-19 on the Nebraska economy was lesser than the nation as a whole, the state still hit a ten-year low in employment numbers in 2020, according to UNO's Center for Public Affairs Research (CPAR).
Mavericks Advance To First Summit League ChampionshipMay 14, 2021
Omaha Softball will play South Dakota State for the championship; May 15.
Flag Lowering for Larry TrussellMay 14, 2021
The UNO flag will be lowered today in memory of Larry Trussell, who passed away on May 7, 2021, at the age of 77.
Proposed Policy Revisions | Export Control and Prep WeekMay 12, 2021
Proposed policy revisions open for review and comment; provide feedback by May 28.
Big Idea: Medical Humanities Projects Move ForwardMay 11, 2021
Seven UNO Medical Humanities/Ted Kooser Center for Health Humanities Big Idea research and creative activity projects will get underway this summer as part of the Big Ideas strategic investment.
Syracuse High School Senior Awarded the 'Maverick in the Making' ScholarshipMay 09, 2021
Teja Farley is on a mission to turn a passion for helping others into a career as an educational psychologist.
"Outstanding Innovation in Teaching with Technology Award" Recipients AnnouncedMay 07, 2021
Sponsored by ITS, the award honors faculty who have implemented outstanding innovative teaching approaches shown to increase student learning, engagement and success.
Revisiting One Graduate's Inspiring Story, Five Years LaterMay 06, 2021
In 2016, Taryn Schaaf had her dreams of walking to get her diploma come true. Now, she wants to inspire the next generation of Maverick alumni.
UNO Launches Partnership Easing Access to Degrees for BCBSNE EmployeesMay 05, 2021
Employees at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) will have the opportunity to pursue a degree at UNO without paying upfront tuition costs thanks to a new innovative corporate partnership.