News Release Archive
UNO Welcomes Sri Lankan Journalist, Activist Through Artist Protection FundNovember 30, 2021
A Sri Lankan journalist, poet, and writer under threat of persecution and violence in her home country will continue her passionate work in a safer environment at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO).
Presidential Graduate Fellowships Awarded to Two MavericksNovember 24, 2021
University of Nebraska System President Ted Carter has announced the recipients of the 2021-2022 Presidential Graduate Fellowships.
Flag Lowering for Clifford JonesNovember 22, 2021
The UNO flag will be lowered on Tuesday, Nov. 23, in memory of Jones, a UNO retiree, who passed away on Saturday, Sep. 25, 2021, at the age of 75.
UNO Earns 2021 Heart Association Workplace AwardNovember 19, 2021
The campus received a Bronze Award as one of the American Heart Association's healthiest workplaces based on seven different categories of organizational best practices.
Maverick Volleyball Earns First-Ever Regular Season Conference TitleNovember 19, 2021
Following its first regular-season Summit League title, UNO volleyball will be the number one seed at the Summit League Volleyball Championships; Nov. 25-27
UNO Academic Advising Council Names Katie Larson Advisor of the MonthNovember 18, 2021
Larson was nominated by her peers for his dedication to student success.
NU System and DHS Partner to Grow Nation’s Homeland Security WorkforceNovember 18, 2021
This new partnership agreement is aimed at growing the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) workforce in key areas related to national security and other pertinent homeland security missions.
STEM TRAIL Center and Service Learning Academy: Writing Workshops SeriesNovember 16, 2021
Three half-day writing workshops on developing manuscripts focused on showcasing data from service-learning teaching or research to wider audiences; indicate interest by Nov. 30.
Adrian Dowell Named UNO Vice Chancellor of AthleticsNovember 15, 2021
The University of Nebraska at Omaha announced today that Adrian Dowell will serve as its next vice chancellor of athletics.
UNO Awarded Gold Seal for Excellent Student Voter EngagementNovember 15, 2021
Students at UNO are being recognized for exceptional political engagement, greatly surpassing college students' national average voting participation rate.
UNO Names Allison Johnson Employee of the MonthNovember 12, 2021
Johnson, lead transition teacher for the UNO Child Care Center, was nominated for her communication skills; how she cares for the Center's children and their parents; as well as fostering a safe and nurturing environment.
Blair High School Senior Awarded 'Maverick in the Making' ScholarshipNovember 12, 2021
The Maverick in the Making Scholarship recognizes high school seniors like Kolton Hammer who make a difference in their communities, go against the grain, and explore without the fear of failing.
IS&T Faculty, Students Develop Next-Generation Workforce 'Network'November 11, 2021
Quantum computing and quantum cryptography are revolutionary technologies with the potential for worldwide impact. The key to unlocking our nation's quantum workforce? It already exists on the UNO campus.
Chancellor Li: Investing in Veterans Means Investing in Nebraska’s FutureNovember 11, 2021
As Nebraska’s urban university, it is the University of Nebraska at Omaha’s duty to meet our state’s workforce needs and be an engine for growth. Our military and veteran students at UNO are a vital part of the equation toward a stronger Omaha and a stronger Nebraska.
Proposed New Policy: Inclement WeatherNovember 08, 2021
A proposed new policy that specifies campus-specific guidance during weather-related impacts to operations is open for review and comment; until Dec. 9.
Chancellor Li Announces UNO Business and Finance, Human Resources UpdatesNovember 08, 2021
Jim Kamm will serve as interim vice chancellor for Business and Finance, and OPPD’s Steven Kerrigan will lead UNO Human Resources.
Omaha Athletics Continues Partnership with Institute for Urban Development (4urban.org)November 05, 2021
Omaha Athletics is continuing its partnership with 4Urban to collect DEAI stories directly from UNO student athletes and develop "Ambassadors for Equity."