News Release Archive
Additional Parking Option: Bonus Days for All Permit Holders for the Spring SemesterFebruary 25, 2022
Learn about a change in how Lot D is used that will benefit all valid UNO parking permit holders.
Local Experts Weigh in on This Year's Super Bowl AdsFebruary 25, 2022
Advertising experts came together virtually to pit some of the best advertisements from the Super Bowl head to head in a discussion with UNO faculty and students.
Greater Omaha Chamber Announces 2022 Change MakersFebruary 24, 2022
The Greater Omaha Chamber Young Professionals announced their 2022 Change Makers, sponsored by the UNO Office of Graduate Studies. These four individuals will be honored at this year’s YP Summit, March 31.
Charting a Path: From 'Omaha 54' to 50 Years of Black StudiesFebruary 24, 2022
A peaceful protest in 1969, organized by Black students seeking equal treatment, helped set the stage for five decades of Black Studies at UNO. Despite being one of the oldest departments of its kind in the U.S., the story of UNO's Department of Black Studies is just beginning.
Grants Accounting to Join Office of Sponsored ProgramsFebruary 23, 2022
As a way to help bridge the full life cycle of sponsored research and creative activity, UNO Grants Accounting will move from Business and Finance to the Office of Research and Creative Activity, effective this April.
The Conversation: UNO Professor Discusses Medical Lessons Learned from COVID-19February 21, 2022
Dario Ghersi, Ph.D., associate professor of biomedical informatics at UNO, published an article in ‘The Conversation’ that explored a potential link between autoimmune disorders and the virus that causes COVID-19.
UNO Names Marticia Stennis as Employee of the MonthFebruary 18, 2022
Stennis was awarded for her welcoming personality and ability to help staff and guests stay informed about campus policies and procedures.
Two UNO Efforts Look to Understand, Address Impacts of Racially-Restrictive Housing PracticesFebruary 18, 2022
The UNO Service Learning Academy and faculty from the Department of Geography, Department of Black Studies, and Nathan and Hannah Schwalb Center for Israel and Jewish Studies, have recently launched projects as part of UNO's Strategic Investment in Social Justice, Inequality, Race, and Class.
UNO Academic Advising Council Names Lacey LeGrand Advisor of the MonthFebruary 17, 2022
LeGrand was nominated by her peers for her dedication to student success.
Project Achieve Director Candidate Forums Open to CampusFebruary 17, 2022
The campus community is invited to attend these candidate forums as Student Affairs conducts its search for a leader to oversee one of UNO's largest student learning communities; forums Feb. 24, 28; March 1, 8.
UNO Environmental Services Earns Board of Regents KUDOS AwardFebruary 16, 2022
UNO Environmental Services, which supports UNO facilities operations, was recognized for their outstanding efforts to keep UNO's campus safe throughout the pandemic.
Cultivating Diversity, Understanding Through SongFebruary 16, 2022
Derrick Fox, DMA, is an associate professor and director of choirs at UNO. He has also spent the last several years helping choral communities across the nation expand their understanding of different cultures, experiences, and contributions to the history of music.
Report: UNO Contributes Nearly $1 Billion to Nebraska Economy AnnuallyFebruary 14, 2022
A new, independent analysis recently released highlights the impact of UNO, and the University of Nebraska system, on the state's economy thanks to employment opportunities, graduating a significant number of Nebraska's workforce, and innovative research that improves the lives of Nebraskans.
Proposed Policy Revision: Student AttendanceFebruary 14, 2022
Proposed policy revision open for review and comment; provide feedback by Feb. 28.
Introducing the Office of Strategic Marketing and CommunicationsFebruary 14, 2022
The Office of University Communications has changed its name to reflect the unit’s new strategic mission.
Papillion-La Vista South High School Senior Awarded 'Maverick in the Making' ScholarshipFebruary 12, 2022
Senior Justice Kellett was recently named a "Maverick in the Making" for her commitment to her education and never-quit attitude. UNO's Maverick in the Making Scholarship recognizes high school seniors who make a difference in their communities, go against the grain, and explore without the fear of failing. To celebrate these changemakers, they are awarded a $4,000 scholarship to attend UNO.
UNO Connection Sparks International Love StoryFebruary 10, 2022
Five years ago an exchange program brought Huzaifah Baharuddin to UNO and into the life of Samantha Brown. And while miles often kept them apart, the two once again found themselves on campus this past summer; this time to get married.
Forbes Ranks UNO Among Top Employers NationwideFebruary 10, 2022
UNO ranked second among mid-size employers in Nebraska and in the top 25% of mid-size employers nationwide. The university also ranked highly among other mid-size employers in education.
UNO, UMass Chan Research Studies How the Immune System Fights New ThreatsFebruary 09, 2022
A new study on immune system response could have major implications for disease prevention, early detection, and efficient treatment.