News Release Archive
Sarah Weil Earns Board of Regents KUDOS AwardJune 29, 2021
Weil, Title IX Coordinator for UNO, was recognized for going above and beyond by leading several important updates to campus Title IX policies including the development of a unifying policy and procedure document for the University of Nebraska system.
MCC, UNO, UNMC Announce Network to Improve Student SuccessJune 29, 2021
Metropolitan Community College, the University of Nebraska at Omaha and the University of Nebraska Medical Center have created a more closely aligned higher education model that will improve student success between and among the three institutions.
Chancellor Gold Shares Heartfelt Thanks With UNOJune 28, 2021
In his heartfelt message to the university community, UNO Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D., thanked Mavericks for what he called a life-changing experience.
The Brave New World of GeoengineeringJune 24, 2021
The threat of climate change has challenged the world to find new and innovative ways to reverse its effects. However, actions that benefit one region may take a toll on another, meaning that curing the earth starts with building global relationships.
Nebraska Places in Top Five Nationally for Census Self-ResponseJune 24, 2021
David Drozd, research coordinator for the UNO Center for Public Affairs Research, sat down with "Consider This" host Cathy Wyatt to talk about the 2020 census results.
‘A Position of Strength’: Tuition Freeze, Strategic Investments Highlight 2021-22 University BudgetJune 21, 2021
The NU System will freeze tuition across the system and invest in strategic priorities including student aid, faculty competitiveness and building maintenance under a proposed 2021-22 operating budget announced by President Ted Carter.
University of Nebraska Cracks Top 100 in U.S. Patent TallyJune 21, 2021
For the fourth consecutive year, the University of Nebraska system is ranked among the world's top 100 institutions for securing U.S. patents to protect the research and discoveries of its faculty.
UNO Academic Advising Council Names Sean Treacy Advisor of the MonthJune 18, 2021
Treacy was nominated by his peers for his dedication to student success.
Which Team Will Win the CWS? The Data Points to a ChampionJune 17, 2021
Anyone can guess which of the eight teams will hoist the trophy, but a UNO faculty member has a method based in data that has seen success.
UNO Names Carolyn Schwinck Employee of the MonthJune 16, 2021
Schwinck was nominated for her ability to manage important contracts and listener donations for the UNO-based KVNO radio station as well as ensuring that local and federal public broadcasting rules and regulations are maintained.
The Maverick Minute: People Are EverythingJune 16, 2021
Aileen Warren, Associate Vice Chancellor and Director of Human Resources, joined Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D., to discuss the launch of the new "People Are Everything" software to help support recognizing UNO employees.
UNO Partnerships Drive Counterterrorism Efforts, Identification of Fallen Service MembersJune 11, 2021
UNO's partnerships with federal agencies such as the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the U.S Department of Defense bring Mavericks into important military and national security research.
UNO Scholarship Program Equips Students for SuccessJune 10, 2021
Nearly 50 years after its inception, the Goodrich Program at UNO boasts 1,900 alumni who have gone on to become business leaders, educators, medical professionals, elected officials and others having a positive impact on the state.
UNO Aims to Fulfill Nebraska Workforce Needs Through STEM Education StatewideJune 10, 2021
If students knew that what they learned in STEM courses could make a difference in the world and their community, would they pursue related careers?
Maverick Food Pantry Helps Community Members in NeedJune 09, 2021
The pantry is available to currently enrolled students at UNO, UNMC, and CSM; Avenue Scholars students; and currently employed faculty and staff members at UNO.
Community Partnerships Drive UNO’s Impact in Nebraska and BeyondJune 04, 2021
True to its mission as a metropolitan institution, UNO is proud to call Nebraska home while also transforming and improving the quality of life locally, nationally, and globally.
Changes to the Bullseye, Maverick Daily This SummerJune 04, 2021
Adjustments to our campus newsletters will be taking place over the next few months as a follow up to a recent feedback survey.
UNO OLLAS Study First to Examine Human Trafficking for Foreign-Born Latin Americans in NebraskaJune 03, 2021
UNO researchers are releasing the findings of a new study on labor and sex trafficking among Nebraska’s foreign-born Latin American population.
High Altitude Balloons Return to Near-Space from UNOJune 03, 2021
Students from the University of Nebraska at Omaha have once again sent experiments to near-space through two high-altitude balloon launches – this time in support of a unique opportunity to launch a small satellite into orbit.
UNO Centers Drive and Measure Economic Impact Amid PandemicJune 02, 2021
As the state grappled with challenges presented by 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.
Social Work Students Help Homeless Populations Amid PandemicJune 02, 2021
Practicum students within UNO’s Grace Abbott School of Social Work have played a key role in helping a local homeless shelter continue serving clients during the COVID-19 pandemic.