Mavericks are making headlines. Each weekday morning, University Communications will update this page with the latest batch of UNO media mentions.
ESPN published a look at the state of baseball at the professional, minor league, collegiate, and little league levels as evidenced by the state of baseball in Omaha. The article mentions how “you could argue that Omaha is the capital of the non-big-league-baseball universe” and draws attention to the CWS and collegiate squads in town like UNO’s baseball team.
The Philadelphia Inquirer reported on how colleges and universities have enacted a wide range of policies cracking down on romantic relationships between professors and students since Title IX changes in 2014 and the #MeToo movement in 2017. UNO criminal justice professor Tara Richards studied these policies at 55 schools in 2014. She is now revisiting this research to see how the policies have changed over time (primarily more restrictive).
The Columbus Telegram reports that UNO alumna Denise Marshall was recognized as the George F. Sullivan Athletic Trainer of the Year in Nebraska. She is in her 12th year as an athletic trainer in Columbus, which is her first position since earning her master’s from UNO.
The Omaha World-Herald published a preview of the upcoming Shakespeare on the Green production of “All’s Well That Ends Well,” which will feature an all-female cast. The show will be directed by UNO alumna and interim artistic art director Sarah Brown of Nebraska Shakespeare.
UNO pitcher Payton Kinney was named third-team All Americans by the American Baseball Coaches Association/Rawlings, reports the Omaha World-Herald.
The Columbus Telegram reports that Ashley Roemmich of David City was selected for the Teachers Scholars Academy through the University of Nebraska system.
From the Omaha World-Herald: Omaha Central guard Latrell Wrightsell Jr. is honing his skills at UNO’s elite basketball camp in hopes of earning scholarship offers.
The Archdiocese of Omaha is considering consolidating its offices near 111th and Blondo Streets, reports the Omaha World-Herald. Currently, archdiocese offices are split between buildings across Dodge street from UNO and at 60th and Northwest Radial.
Sarpy News reports that the Bellevue Soccer Club recently hosted its first tournament earlier this month. The club is fundraising for a new indoor facility in Sarpy County after its former home, the UNO dome, collapsed earlier this year.
From the Daily Nonpareil: The Omaha Astronomical Society is providing telescopes for public usage at special “Astronomy in the Parks” events this summer. The OAS regularly meets in UNO’s Durham Science Center.