UNO Department of Theatre Presents “The Cripple of Inishmaan”

A dark comedy about hope and perseverance. A portrayal of a man with a lackluster life, fighting for a purpose. 

Wake up and smell the coffee

According to, American coffee drinkers consume an average of 3.1 cups of java per day. No doubt that statistic holds true, as coffee shops continue to appear everywhere, catering to people's daily caffeine needs.
It's safe to say Starbucks has been a pinnacle player in fueling the coffee craze. Over 40 years ago, the company began their trek of coffee world domination when the first Starbucks opened in Seattle's historic Pike Place Market, according to the company's website.

UNO professor receives lifetime achievement award

Professor Doug Paterson, who has taught at UNO for more than 30 years, has received the 2011 Leadership in Community-Based Theatre and Civic Engagement award from the Association for Theatre in Higher Education on Aug. 11 at a ceremony in Chicago.

International Studies shows “The Dialogue” Nov. 11


Monday, Nov. 11 from 4 to 6 pm, the International Studies Department is facilitating a showing of "The Dialogue," directed by Arnd Wachter, produced by Michigan State University (MSU) and created by Crossing Borders Education (CBE).

UNO student dishes out on-air laughs

Age is no barrier to success. Perform in a band, write field guides, attend college and perform an on-air comedy show are just a few items on Ben Tompkins' list of daily activities; items most people would only find on their bucket list. Tompkins seems to be a real-life Energizer bunny.

FirstLOOK: Runway preview of Nebraska Crossing Outlets


On Thursday, Nov. 14, some of the area's most fashion-forward residents were treated to the new Nebraska Crossing Outlets' FirstLOOK event before the mall's grand opening on Friday, Nov. 15.

Fall 2011 theatre season sure to please

The fall 2011 theatre season at UNO is sure to be fun and entertaining.

UNO Brass Ensemble’s semester concert showcases students’ learning

The UNO Brass Ensemble concert on Tuesday, Nov. 6 brought a variety of deep brass and jazz sounds to the Strauss Performing Arts Center's Recital Hall. The evening included performances by the Low Down Brass Ensemble (trombones and tubas) and the Trumpet Ensemble.