News Release Archive
Flag Lowering for Dennis Fus, Ph.D.September 23, 2022
The UNO flag will be lowered on Monday, Sept. 26, in memory of Dennis Fus, Ph.D., a UNO retiree who served as an assistant professor in communications.
Division of Institutional Effectiveness and Student Success Announces Position UpdatesSeptember 23, 2022
Jonathan Acosta, Rashonda Austin, and Andy Jacobsen have been identified to lead units within the division, which leverages data and analytics to support student recruitment, retention, and completion, as well as academic and career support.
A Tribute to Two UNO Founding FathersSeptember 22, 2022
Two of UNO's former leaders, Daniel E. Jenkins and Phillip Milo Bail, have been memorialized for their contributions through statues dedicated in their honor. Here are the stories of these two Mavericks thinkers.
Flag Lowering for Howard KjeldgaardSeptember 21, 2022
The UNO flag will be lowered on Thursday, Sept. 22, in memory of Kjeldgaard, a UNO retiree who passed away on Aug. 29, 2022.
U.S. Dept. of Education Official Sees UNO’s Student Support Firsthand in Campus VisitSeptember 19, 2022
James Kvaal, Under Secretary for the U.S. Department of Education, visited UNO's campus to learn more about how UNO improves social mobility not only through financial support, but through mentorship and academic support for college students.
UNO Named a Top School for Student Voter EngagementSeptember 19, 2022
With a voter registration rate of more than 85 percent, UNO joins a small collection of universities nationwide with exceptionally civic-minded students.
UNO Academic Advising Council Names Yajaira Lopez-Villa Advisor of the MonthSeptember 19, 2022
Lopez-Villa was nominated by her peers for her dedication to student success.
Legislative Staffers Tour UNOSeptember 19, 2022
In late August, legislative staffers from the Nebraska unicameral toured UNO. During their time on campus, they visited Mammel Hall, Maverick Landing, Baxter Arena, the Weber Fine Arts Building, and the College of Public Affairs and Community Service.
UNO Researchers Explore Future of Space TravelSeptember 18, 2022
As NASA prepares to once again send humans to the moon, Kyle Finley and Dave Pares are exploring alternative approaches to interstellar travel that can ultimately reduce cost, risk, and impact on the environment.
Sara Myers Named Interim Associate Vice Chancellor for Research and Creative ActivitySeptember 15, 2022
Sara Myers, Ph.D., has been named interim associate vice chancellor of research and creative activity (ORCA). The decision was announced today by Interim Senior Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs Deborah Smith-Howell, Ph.D.
Flag Lowering for Marty HabrockSeptember 13, 2022
The UNO flag will be lowered on Wednesday, Sept. 14, in memory of Marty Habrock, who served as executive director of financial support and scholarships.
UNO Reports Historic First Year Student Enrollment for Fall 2022September 08, 2022
More than 2,300 new first-time students and a diverse undergraduate population contributed to another year of more than 15,000 students.
Human Resources Encourages Employees to Explore Public Service Loan ForgivenessSeptember 07, 2022
Do you have an outstanding federal student loan? Your service to the university may be able to help you clear any remaining balances as part of the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program.
Finalists Named for Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic AffairsSeptember 06, 2022
Following an extensive national search, four finalists have been identified for the position of Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs. Campus and community members will have a chance to hear from each candidate during public forums taking place on Sept. 12, 16, 19, 26.
Flag Lowering for Janet StraussSeptember 02, 2022
The UNO flag will be lowered on Tuesday, Sept. 6, in honor of Janet S. Strauss, a longtime donor and advocate of UNO's urban university mission and namesake of the Strauss Performing Arts Center, who passed away on Monday, Aug. 22.
Bayles to Step Down as Associate Vice ChancellorSeptember 02, 2022
Ken Bayles, Ph.D., who had served as associate vice chancellor for research and creative activity, was recently announced as UNMC's next vice chancellor for research. His last day at UNO will be Oct. 1.