Mavericks are making headlines. Each weekday morning, University Communications will update this page with the latest batch of UNO media mentions by 9 a.m.
-The West Point News wrote a short recap of Chancellor Gold’s visit during his community conversation tour.
-Bryan Health and Lincoln Orthopedic Center announced a partnership with Waverly High School that will provide baseline concussion testing for student-athletes. UNO alum Cassandra Metzner, the athletic trainer at Waverly High, was interviewed for the article.
-UNO alum Alysha Collins is one of five new faculty members at Ashland-Greenwood Public Schools.
-Former UNO professor Nargess Tahmasbi has been named assistant professor of information science and technology at Penn State Hazleton.
-The UNL College of Engineering is partnering with Arrow Stage Lines to continue to offer N-E Ride, a free weekday bus service between Lincoln and Omaha. The busses run between Othmer Hall at UNL and the Peter Kiewit Institute at UNO.
-Tony Boone of the Omaha World-Herald wrote an article that previews the women’s soccer team’s season. They are projected to finish 5th in the Summit League this year.
-A Daily Nonpareil article about solar eclipse glasses mentions that UNO sold 4,000 in under 80 minutes last week.
-KTIC reports that UNO volleyball was also picked to finish 5th in the Summit League.
-Former UNO basketball player Kara Paul is a 2017 KMA Sports Hall of Fame inductee, as reported by KMAland in southwest Iowa.
-KFAB radio host Gary Sadlemyer went on air to talk about the recent death of his wife Rose Ann Sadlemyer, who lost a battle with pancreatic cancer. Rose Ann was a graduate of Westside High and UNO. Michael Kelly of the Omaha World-Herald covered the story.
-Jonathan Benjamin-Alvarado is facilitating a panel discussion following a screening of Ken Burns’ documentary “The Vietnam War” in Grand Island.
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