News Release Archive
Sara Woods Named Chief Engagement OfficerAugust 31, 2022
Woods, who most recently served as Executive Assistant to the Senior Vice Chancellor for Community Engagement and as director of the Barbara Weitz Community Engagement Center, takes on the role effective immediately, joining Chancellor Li's executive team.
NU System President Ted Carter Recognized by Naval AcademyAugust 30, 2022
Joining a select group of individuals, University of Nebraska System President Ted Carter has received the U.S. Naval Academy’s Distinguished Graduate Award, which recognizes alumni for lifetime service, character and leadership.
A Great First Week of the Fall 2022 SemesterAugust 28, 2022
Relive all the fun from Durango Days, UNO's official welcome week.
Introducing Food Truck WednesdaysAugust 25, 2022
New for the Fall 2022 semester, UNO will be welcoming two food trucks to campus every Wednesday as an additional way to access amazing food options; Aug. 31 - Oct. 19.
UNO Named One of Top Employers in Nebraska by Forbes, StatistaAugust 24, 2022
The University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) was once again highly ranked as a top employer in Nebraska according to new rankings published today by Forbes and Statista, Inc.
UNO Academic Advising Council Names Kate Earnhardt Advisor of the MonthAugust 22, 2022
Earnhardt was nominated by her peers for her dedication to student success.
Sullivan Named Auxiliary Services DirectorAugust 22, 2022
Andrew Sullivan, who began his role on Aug. 1, joins UNO from Washington State and brings 20 years experience in financial management.
UNO Names Carol Adam Employee of the MonthAugust 20, 2022
Adam was recognized by her colleagues for her flexibility, willing to take on additional responsibilities, and attention to detail supporting the faculty of UNO's Department of Teacher Education.
Chancellor Li: It’s Never a Bad Time to Explore Flexible Options for EducationAugust 19, 2022
It’s time for higher education to build classes around students’ lives rather than asking students to build their lives around classes, according to a new op-ed piece by Joanne Li, Ph.D., CFA, Chancellor of the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO).
UNO Instructor, Alumna Receive National Literary AwardAugust 16, 2022
Gene Kwak, an instructor of English, and Kate Gaskin, a UNO alumna and current Ph.D. student at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, will represent Nebraska' at a national writers exchange that includes networking opportunities and an out-of-state residency.
MCRC Helping Veterans Find Their Path, Community at UNOAugust 16, 2022
Transitioning from military service to life as a student can be a challenge, but the Military-Connected Resource Center (MCRC) at UNO is helping students find their way.
UNO’s NE STEM 4U Program Receives INSIGHT Into Diversity Magazine’s 2022 Inspiring Programs in STEM AwardAugust 15, 2022
The STEM TRAIL Center receives recognition of programs that are making a difference for all underrepresented groups in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).
UNO Completes Four-Year Review From Higher Learning CommissionAugust 13, 2022
As part of UNO's 10-year reaccreditation cycle, the Higher Learning Commission has recently completed the university's "Year 4" assurance review, acknowledging steps taken by the university to maintain the highest level of professionalism and quality.
Celebrating August 2022 UNO GraduatesAugust 13, 2022
More than 550 Mavericks from 27 countries and eight states received degrees during Summer Commencement ceremonies Friday at Baxter Arena.
Academic Affairs Announces Position UpdatesAugust 13, 2022
The Division of Academic Affairs has recently announced Jody Neathery-Castro, Ph.D., as Interim Associate Vice Chancellor for Global Engagement and Tammy Goldsberry as Director of Academic Budget.
Proposed New Policy: Medical WithdrawalsAugust 12, 2022
A proposed new policy is open for review and comment.
Jonathan Acosta Earns Board of Regents KUDOS AwardAugust 12, 2022
Acosta, director of advising for the UNO Academic and Career Development Center, was recognized for his leadership and responsiveness to the needs of students as well as his peers.
Kaiser Named Assistant Vice Chancellor for Student SuccessAugust 06, 2022
The Division of Institutional Effectiveness and Student Success has named Sammi Kaiser, Ph.D., as assistant vice chancellor for student success after most recently serving as senior director of academic advising, overseeing UNO's Academic and Career Development Center.
Once a Maverick, Always a Maverick: August 2022 Commencement StoriesAugust 05, 2022
We recently celebrated the successes of nearly 600 Mavericks on Friday, Aug. 12, during our August 2022 ceremonies. These are just some of the stories of our newest alumni and their Maverick Spirit.