News Release Archive
Shining a Light on Mental HealthSeptember 30, 2021
After finding stability with his depression, COVID-19 upended Drew Giambattista's life. With the help of resources like UNO's Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) office, he's finding his footing once again.
'Scott Scholars Design Studio' Internship Helps Students Solve Real World ProblemsSeptember 30, 2021
Two teams of students were tasked with solving a particular design challenge: one to analyze how U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) handles system updates, and the other to solve the problem of language barriers in the Nebraska Medicine emergency department.
Chancellor Li: Honor the Journey, Embrace the FutureSeptember 29, 2021
A message from UNO Chancellor Joanne Li, Ph.D., CFA, as she reflects on her first 90 days as Chancellor.
Out of Office With Chancellor Li: Baxter ArenaSeptember 29, 2021
For the debut episode of “Out of Office with Chancellor Li,” Li joined Maverick Hockey forward Nolan Sullivan in Baxter Arena ahead of the first game of the season.
New Biomedical Informatics Center Set to Make UNO Leaders in Wellness InnovationSeptember 29, 2021
Announced earlier this year, the Center for Biomedical Informatics Research and Innovation (CBIRI) is co-led by UNO's Ann Fruhling, Ph.D., and UNMC's Babu Guda, Ph.D.; and brings together the NU system's four campuses to address the health issues of the future.
UNO Names Chloe Smith Employee of the MonthSeptember 28, 2021
Smith was nominated for her tireless effort to assist others and her vast knowledge of campus resources to support student success.
Walter Scott, Jr.: A True MaverickSeptember 27, 2021
The UNO community mourns, and remembers, a true visionary in Walter Scott, Jr., whose decades of contributions to the university and the city of Omaha have impacted so many. Scott passed away Saturday, Sept. 25, at the age of 90.
Some Horn Blowing for Bill ScottSeptember 27, 2021
As longtime donor and friend of UNO Bill Scott celebrates his 91st birthday, UNO celebrates his love of music and giving back to the community.
UNO Academic Advising Council Names Minsoo Goo Advisor of the MonthSeptember 24, 2021
Goo was nominated by her peers for his dedication to student success.
Flag Lowering for Robin McNuttSeptember 23, 2021
The UNO flag will be lowered on Friday, Sept. 24, in memory of UNO retiree McNutt, who passed away on Saturday, Aug. 28, 2021, at the age of 84.
Flag Lowering for Janine BrooksSeptember 22, 2021
The UNO flag will be lowered on Wednesday, Sept. 22, in memory of UNO employee Janine Brooks, who passed away on Sept. 12, 2021, at the age of 55.
Flag Lowering for Mark KaipustSeptember 17, 2021
The UNO flag will be lowered on Monday, Sept. 20, in memory of Kaipust, a UNO alumnus and cherished member of the larger Maverick family, and his son, Taylor, who passed away on Saturday, Sept. 4, 2021.
Digital Measures Name Change to Faculty SuccessSeptember 16, 2021
Watermark is changing the name of Digital Measures to Watermark Faculty Success.
Harbour Named Ombuds Services DirectorSeptember 16, 2021
Jennifer Harbour, Ph.D., an associate professor of Black Studies, takes over for Connie Schaffer, Ed.D., who was recently named director of the Center for Faculty Excellence.
Flags to Fly at Half-Staff to Honor Marine Corporal Daegan PageSeptember 09, 2021
Governor Pete Ricketts announced that all U.S. and Nebraska flags are to be flown at half-staff from Sept. 10-17 to honor Marine Corporal Daegan Page. Corporal Page, a graduate of Millard South High School, was killed while serving in Afghanistan on Aug. 26.
First-Generation Immigrants Generate Substantial Economic Impact, per UNO/OLLAS StudySeptember 09, 2021
First-generation immigrants in the Omaha-Council Bluffs Metropolitan area generated $2.4 billion in economic impact and more than 17,000 jobs in 2019, according to new research by the Office of Latino/Latin American Studies (OLLAS) at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO).
Chancellor Li: Supporting Our Military CommunitySeptember 09, 2021
Li: "Please keep our military-connected community in your thoughts. As strong as I know they are, this is a difficult time for them as well."
Chancellor Li: Support for MexicoSeptember 08, 2021
Li: "When you belong to a global community like UNO, your neighbors are everywhere. Whether it is wildfires on our west coast, flooding on the east coast, or storms that have impacted coastal regions around the world, natural disasters always seem to hit close to home."
UNO Enrollment Data Highlights Efforts to Support Workforce DevelopmentSeptember 08, 2021
Partnerships with area businesses and organizations are driving significant growth in enrollment within graduate programs at UNO, according to new enrollment data released today.