News Release Archive
Chancellor Li: Helping Each Other After Hurricane IdaAugust 31, 2021
Li: "We might not be physical neighbors to those states impacted by the storm, but many members of our Maverick community have ties to this region. With this in mind, I ask all of us to be kind to each other, offer support to those who need it, and take care of ourselves, as well, in the coming days."
University of Nebraska Has Record Year in Philanthropic SupportAugust 30, 2021
Gifts supported many UNO programs and initiatives.
Flag Lowering for Penny NordahlAugust 30, 2021
The UNO flag will be lowered on Tuesday, Aug. 31, in memory of Nordahl, who passed away on Aug. 21, 2021, at the age of 82.
A Great First Week of the Fall 2021 SemesterAugust 27, 2021
Relive all the fun from the first week of Durango Days.
Chancellor Li: You Are Not AloneAugust 27, 2021
Li: "Your success as a student or an employee at UNO is dependent on experiencing a safe, welcoming environment. We are committed wholeheartedly to maintaining such an environment and providing support wherever we can."
New Faculty Fellows AnnouncedAugust 27, 2021
The Office of Academic Affairs has announced Jonathan Santo, Ph.D., and Sandra Rodriguez-Arroyo, D.Ed., as the Leadership Faculty Fellows. As Fellows, Santo and Rodriguez-Arroyo will support diverse faculty leadership and build capacity for programs of need.
Update on Chosen Name and Gender Identity PolicyAugust 25, 2021
All members of the UNO campus community now have the ability to update their chosen name, pronouns, and gender identity across university systems.
UNO Experts on Afghanistan Offer Support, Insight Amid CrisisAugust 25, 2021
Local, national, and international media outlets have relied on the analysis and expertise from staff within UNO's Center for Afghanistan Studies following the Taliban's rapid takeover of Afghanistan.
UNO Names Joni Fichtl Employee of the MonthAugust 24, 2021
Fichtl was nominated for her stellar logistical skills and ability to work with a wide variety of audiences in her role as operations coordinator of the Thompson Alumni Center.
Chancellor Li: It's Our TimeAugust 23, 2021
In a message to students, faculty, and staff on the first day of the semester, UNO Chancellor Joanne Li, Ph.D., CFA, welcomed all Mavericks calling it "a new day filled with endless possibilities."
Employees Can Go 'Back to School' at UNOAugust 23, 2021
The new semester isn't just an opportunity for students! Learn how to continue your education at reduced cost while working at UNO.
A Zero-Waste Campus: How to Properly Compost, Recycle, and Reduce WasteAugust 22, 2021
Beginning Fall 2021, there are more opportunities than ever to help protect the environment and support sustainability on campus.
UNO Academic Advising Council Names December Lange-Treacy Advisor of the MonthAugust 20, 2021
Lange-Treacy was nominated by her peers for her dedication to student success.
Flag Lowering for Joanne LoftonAugust 20, 2021
The UNO flag will be lowered Monday, Aug. 23, in memory of Lofton, who passed away on Aug. 8, 2021, at the age of 84.
Washington Post: Why Omaha, NCITE at UNO are Perfect Fit for Transforming CounterterrorismAugust 18, 2021
Washington Post reporter Hannah Allam recently visited NCITE at UNO and wrote a wide-ranging story on counterterrorism efforts headquartered in UNO's Mammel Hall.
Flag Lowering for Mary LickteigAugust 18, 2021
The UNO flag will be lowered on Thursday, Aug. 19, in memory of Lickteig, who passed away on Aug. 6, 2021, at the age of 85.
Chancellor Li: Supporting HaitiAugust 17, 2021
Li: "Reach out to those who may be impacted by these tragic events and look for ways to support."
Chancellor Li Announces New Leadership Roles, Position SearchesAugust 17, 2021
Chancellor Li announced a series of changes to the Office of the Chancellor reporting structure and new executive level position searches at the campus leadership level.
Chancellor Li: Supporting Those Impacted by Events in AfghanistanAugust 16, 2021
Li: "Today the UNO family extends our love and offers support to all who have been impacted by recent events in Afghanistan."
Nik Stevensen Earns Board of Regents KUDOS AwardAugust 16, 2021
Stevensen, who serves as research technician and program coordinator for the NE STEM 4U project for the University of Nebraska STEM TRAIL Center, was recognized for his leadership in expanding STEM education in the community and focus on increasing diversity in STEM fields.
Changes in Office of Institutional EffectivenessAugust 14, 2021
T. Hank Robinson, Ph.D., who has served as director of UNO's Office of Institutional Effectiveness since 2013, is stepping down from the role; Andrew Jacobsen will serve as interim director until a search can be completed.
Celebrating Our Maverick Class of 2021August 14, 2021
For hundreds of UNO students, Saturday marked the end of one important journey and the beginning of a new chapter in each of their lives. With family, friends, and the Maverick community behind them it was clear to see that once you're a Maverick, you're always a Maverick.
Timely Warning August 13, 2021August 13, 2021
Please read this notification for information on a strong-arm robbery, including campus resources and safety advice.
A Reminder of Resources for a Safe, Successful SemesterAugust 12, 2021
Ahead of the Fall 2021 semester, UNO wants to make sure our students, faculty, and staff know what precautions the campus is taking and what opportunities they have as the campus increases its on-campus offerings and operations.
Research Uncovers How Squirrels Learn to Leap, Parkour, and Land Without FallingAugust 11, 2021
Nathaniel Hunt, Ph.D., an assistant professor of Biomechanics at UNO, led a series of experiments to understand the agility of squirrels as they leap and land in branches of trees.
Composting is Coming to CampusAugust 10, 2021
Starting during the Fall semester, students, staff, and faculty can utilize a new composting service at several locations - helping UNO to become a zero-waste campus.
Meisels Announces Retirement from Buffett Early Childhood InstituteAugust 10, 2021
Samuel J. Meisels, Ed.D., founding director of the University of Nebraska's Buffett Early Childhood Institute, will step down next December.
Getting to Know Chancellor LiAugust 06, 2021
Chancellor Joanne Li, Ph.D., CFA, talked about how her past – both personally and professionally – will impact her leadership priorities at UNO in her first interviews with Omaha-area media since officially becoming Chancellor.