Red Mango brings amazing dessert downtown

Walking into the new Red Mango downtown, I saw a sign advising me to "Rethink Yogurt." Well, I didn't think about yogurt much before my two trips to Red Mango, but I can't help but give it a bit of attention after my visits to the frozen yogurt shop.


Night bike trek offers excercise, fun

The Meyer Foundation for Disabilities will hold a late-night bike ride July 16 in Omaha to raise funds for the organization.


UNO students turn class project into reality

UNO graduates and corporate sponsors unveiled Omaha's first outdoor fitness park June 29 at Elmwood Park.


UNMC College of Public Health features diverse students, projects

For many Omahans, living on the brink of the worst flood in decades is a disaster waiting to happen. For the students and faculty in UNMC's College of Public Health, it's an opportunity to help the community.

 


Poverty, policy causing food deserts

Community speakers tackled the topic of unaffordable healthy foods in a June 15 forum in the CPACS Building.

 


UNO Health Fair

The UNO Health Fair, presented by Student Health and Mav-Rec Wellness, was held last Thursday in the newly renovated Health, Physical Education and Recreation building.

 


UNO researchers speak at autism conference

Asperger's Syndrome, or AS, is a common condition part of a larger subset of developmental disorders collectively known as the autism spectrum. Individuals who have AS are often very intelligent and have focused and narrowly defined interests, but have difficulty understanding and interpreting social cues, such as tone of voice and body language. Often they seem aloof, uncaring or even rude, when in reality they simply don't understand. They must be taught the social skills that their typically developing peers learn naturally, which can be a laborious process.