Thursday, January 02, 2020
Student Commencement Stories
Congratulations to our newest graduates, who are now a part of our successful UNO Alumni community. Remember: Once a Maverick, always a Maverick!
Davion Vaillant Awarded Scholarship as UNO's First 'Maverick in the Making'
007真人网址The Roncalli Catholic High School senior was recognized for his perseverance, commitment to his community and positivity. He will be attending UNO this fall.
Watch and Listen
The Maverick Minute | Community Engagement Credentials
Barbara Pickering, a professor in the School of Communication, discusses designating community engagement on students' transcripts with Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D.
The Maverick Minute | Meet Sacha Kopp
During a social visit to Omaha, incoming Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Sacha Kopp, Ph.D., stopped by the UNO Television studio to record a Maverick Minute with Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D.
The Maverick Minute | Accessibility Services Center
007真人网址Jen Papproth, director of UNO's Accessibility Services Center, discusses accessibility and the importance of supporting students with Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D.
'Durango Discounts' Coming Soon
A new program will provide the campus community with access to a variety of products and services from the Omaha community at reduced rates with use of your MavCARD.
Flag Lowering for Paul Hayduska
The UNO flag will be lowered for UNO retiree Paul Hayduska who recently passed away.
Scholars Academy Student Lauren O’Malley Adds Value Through Internships
007真人网址O’Malley is currently a rotational intern with Carson Wealth Management Group, where she’ll gain experience in four different business departments before graduation.
2019 Year In Review
It's been a great year to be a Mav! Check out some of UNO's biggest stories from 2019.
Student Commencement Stories
007真人网址Congratulations to our newest graduates, who are now a part of our successful UNO Alumni community. Remember: Once a Maverick, always a Maverick!
The Maverick Minute: Apple AppJam Internship
Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D., chats with sophomore computer science major Carly Cameron about the AppJam internship and her visit to Apple Park in Cupertino, California.
UNO Faculty, Students Develop Database to Provide Real-Time Data Analysis for 911 Calls
Faculty members and graduate students from UNO's College of Information Science and Technology’s (IS&T) developed a database and visual dashboard that provides insight into trends, patterns, and statistics for Sarpy County’s 911 calls.
Campus, Community Recognized at Office of Military and Veterans Affairs Appreciation and Graduate Dinner
On Tuesday, Dec. 17, OMVS celebrated the most recent group of graduates and thanked community and employer partners for their collaboration this past year.
Mileage Rate to Increase to 29 Cents in 2020
The standard mileage rate is based on an annual study of the fixed and variable costs of operating a university fleet automobile.
The Maverick Minute | Counseling and Psychological Services
007真人网址Charlene Patterson, director of UNO's Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) office, joins UNO Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D., to discuss the important resources the office provides students.
Dec. 24 Designated Paid Holiday for Eligible UNO Employees
Following an executive order from President Donald Trump and Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts, Interim NU President Susan Fritz has granted administrative leave for eligible employees on Tuesday, Dec. 24.
A Holiday Message of Thanks From Chancellor Gold
Ahead of the Holiday Break and Winter Closedown, UNO Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D., has a special message and video for all members of the Maverick community.
Faculty, Staff Appreciation Event at Lauritzen Gardens
UNO faculty and staff, and their immediate family members, will have the ability to visit Lauritzen Gardens on Friday, Jan. 3, for free with use of their MavCard.
Bechtold, Cathey, DeGeorge, and Swift Take Capstone Cup Gold
The 2019 Fall Capstone Cup Finals wrapped up on December 13, with four students earning gold for their recommendations to Hasbro.
National Higher Education Leadership Consortium Conference Held at UNO
Holding the second biennial NEHC Consortium at UNO this December 5-7 was a tremendous opportunity for faculty and administrators of UNO programs to learn from and to share ideas with top scholars from across the country.
UNO Executive MBA Program Recognizes 2019 Graduates and Award Winners
007真人网址The Executive MBA Class of 2019 graduated on December 13, with several students recognized for exceptional achievement in the classroom and beyond.
Watie White. The 100 People Project.
Omaha Artist to exhibit unique community project in Weber Fine Arts
Call for Nominations | WiSTEM Pro2 Crockett Award
007真人网址WiSTEM Pro2 is seeking nominations for their annual Crockett Award; deadline is Jan. 20.
New “Leading Nebraska” Podcast Features Nebraska Business Development Center’s Impact on Economic Growth
The Nebraska Business Development Center offers affordable advising, professional development and other specialized resources to help Nebraska businesses grow.
The Gift of Failure: 4 Tricks to Fix Your Mindset
NBDC Blog: Insight into how we view ourselves and our failures and four tricks to help you on a growth-mindset path.
Davion Vaillant Awarded Scholarship as UNO's First 'Maverick in the Making'
The Roncalli Catholic High School senior was recognized for his perseverance, commitment to his community and positivity. He will be attending UNO this fall.
Students Get Opportunity of a Lifetime, Present at Apple Headquarters
Seven members of the Scott Scholars program traveled to Cupertino, California, in November to present work on two apps they developed over the summer.
Top 3 Things to Know This Week
007真人网址Save time. Be informed. Read these three things to keep in mind this week.
Sam Peshek Joins University Communications as New Director of Editorial and Media Relations
007真人网址Sam Peshek, a news and editorial content strategist, joins the Office of University Communications as its new Director of Editorial and Media Relations.
Spring 2020 Parking Permits
Parking Services will open a limited amount of East and West Garage permits for students for the spring semester.
Senator Robert Hilkemann Visits UNO
During his time on campus, Hilkemann had the opportunity to learn more about the Department of Biomechanics as well as the Goodrich Scholarship Program.
Spring 2020 Affordable Content Grant: OER@UNO Applications Now Available
007真人网址Spring deadlines for grant applications are approaching. Full and part-time faculty who are interested in converting their courses from traditionally published materials to low or no cost materials are invited to apply.
DigitalCommons@UNO Reaches Milestone
UNO Libraries Institutional Repository sees unprecedented growth
Diaper Drive Surpasses Goal
The Office of Spirit and Tradition collected more than 25,000 diapers for the Channel 94.1 Omaha Diaper Drive.
No Access to Arts and Sciences Hall During Holiday Break
007真人网址Due to renovation-related construction, there will be no access to Arts and Sciences Hall from Dec. 21, 2019 - Jan. 1, 2020.
On-Campus Student Employment Moving to Handshake
007真人网址All on-campus student jobs and work study positions are now advertised exclusively in Handshake.
Ties Between Xalapa, UNO Celebrated During International Education Week
The visit provided an opportunity to talk about the importance of higher education for addressing global, as well as local, needs.
Students Build Career Experiences On Campus
Students often get stuck in a “chicken-and-egg" situation: applying for positions, but need work experience to be attractive to employers. For Omaha native Brian Collett, the chance to work in one of IS&T’s research labs was the opportunity he needed to create a career.
Increased Enrollments, Unbeatable Retention
The College of Public Affairs and Community Service has had another outstanding year for the record books.
YSEALI Institutes on Civic Engagement in 2019
007真人网址The Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) wraps up a busy year of activities in 2019. Learn more about the YSEALI Institutes and Alumni Summit in Vietnam.
Maj. Gen. (Ret.) Rick Evans Named NSRI Deputy Executive Director
A UNO Alumnus, Evans will provide leadership and support for research programs consistent with the educational and scientific goals of NSRI and NU.
International students celebrate the Fall Semester
Fall 2019 was full of awesome engagement opportunities for international students, with more to come in the Spring.
Campus Holiday Drives
007真人网址This holiday season, consider helping out those in need by participating in a campus holiday drive.
Accepting Applications for Andy Award for International Journalism
The Andy Award was founded in 1987 to help send local journalists around the globe to cover international reporting projects. A total of $5,000 will be awarded to one or more news organizations or individual reporters who propose the best plans to cover a global story of importance to Nebraskans.
WiSTEM Pro^2 Feedback Survey
WiSTEM Pro^2 is asking for feedback on their name and priorities from any member of the UNO community; deadline is Dec. 20.
Holiday Celebration Recital
007真人网址Saturday, Dec 14 at 4pm at the Henningson Memorial Campanile
UNO AAC Names Vanessa Hatfield-Reeker Advisor of the Month
Hatfield-Reeker, academic advisor for the College of Information Science and Technology, was recently named November's “Awesome Advisor” by the Academic Advising Council.
Five Easy Ways to Avoid Getting Sick This Season
No one wants to get sick. Try these five practical tips from the Nebraska Medicine-UNO Health Center.
Board of Regents Confirms Walter “Ted” Carter as Eighth University of Nebraska President
The Board of Regents voted Thursday to confirm Walter “Ted” Carter, VADM (Ret.), as the eighth president of the University of Nebraska system.
Lowell Neuhaus Earns Board of Regents KUDOS Award
007真人网址Neuhaus accepted the award at the Board of Regents meeting on Dec. 5.
Campus Housing Rate Changes Announced
007真人网址The approved rates for 2020-2021 cover University Village, Maverick Village, Scott Court and Scott Village.
Nebraska 2020 Critical Issues Forum Series
The Nebraska 2020 Critical Issues Forum Series continues as we explore hard-hitting, real-world issues in our community and state. This article gives you access to all of the series information.
Mavs on the Move | Kansas City, MO
007真人网址Join the UNO Alumni Association at their next "Mavs on the Move" at Manny's in Kansas City, MO; register by Jan. 21.