We know you have a lot going on. That's why University Communications wants to make sure you have access to these important need-to-know items to make the most of your week. Read below for news, events, or operational updates that can help you stay informed. Questions on any of these items? Let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org.
1. Proposals Due for UNO's Strategic Investment in Race, Class, Inequality, and Social Justice
Last fall, UNO announced a Strategic Investment in Social Justice, Inequality, Race, and Class. The goal of this Strategic Investment is to provide institutional support and funding for ideas that elevate diversity, equity, access, and inclusion for UNO, Omaha, and the United States. Monday, March 1, is the last day to submit a proposal in support of this strategic investment.
A full list of submitted proposals will be shared with campus later this week so they can be reviewed ahead of the March 9 Strategic Planning Forum. Learn More.
2. Enrollment Open for Summer, Fall Courses Available Friday
It's never too early to star thinking about the future! Starting this week, Summer 2021 courses are now open to all students to register and, this Friday, a list of available Fall 2021 courses will go live on Friday, March 5. Students can access the Class Search here. More information about enrollment dates for Summer and Fall 2021, as well as guidance on how to enroll, also available. Learn More.
3. Celebrate Diversity Through Women's History Month and Global Engagement Opportunities
Each March we celebrate Women's History Month and, this week, UNO is proud to present Women in Public Policy Week. From March 1-5, take part in virtual events and hear from UNO faculty; staff; and students; community partners; and policymakers to discuss issues related to women and public policy across the city, state, nation and world. Learn More.
Additionally, this week marks the virtual return of CultureFest, a yearly celebration of the varied groups, cultures, and histories that make up the Omaha community. This year's event will feature a variety of virtual performances, presentations, and demonstrations. Learn More.
About the University of Nebraska at Omaha
Located in one of America’s best cities to live, work and learn, the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) is Nebraska’s premier metropolitan university. With more than 15,000 students enrolled in 200-plus programs of study, UNO is recognized nationally for its online education, graduate education, military friendliness and community engagement efforts. Founded in 1908, UNO has served learners of all backgrounds for more than 100 years and is dedicated to another century of excellence both in the classroom and in the community.