From turf grass to native plants: UNO professor’s lawn promotes sustainability

Charlotte Reilly CONTRIBUTOR What worried Steve Rodie most was how his neighbors would react. In 2004, the University of Nebraska at Omaha biology professor began his plan...

No Respect?

When the Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA)  released its preseason poll, UNO was surprisingly left out of the top of the standings.  The Mavs will start 2012 with the same expectations that came with their first trip through the conference in 2010.

Terry talks campaigning on campus

Congressman Lee Terry brought his campaign talk to the classroom. Terry spoke to students in Richard Fellman's Intro to American Government on why he's running for an eighth term in the House of Representatives. 

Hard to find fresh produce in Douglas County

Danielle Meadows CONTRIBUTOR Douglas County residents, healthcare professionals and students came together at the annual Omaha Health Summit held at Creighton Friday for discussions and activities...

UNO professor offers students unique opportunity

Last summer, history professor Dan Weis offered a different opportunity for students like Lee-a 19-day trip to Rome and Paris.

UNO Aviation Institute “Flying Mavs” earn prestigious Loening Trophy

The University of Nebraska Omaha's Aviation Institute earned a top honor in the nation at the annual SAFECON competition when the program's student team, the Flying Mavs, received the prestigious Loening Trophy.

Academic advisor advocates for change through foster parent role

Juli Oberlander Contributor One of Bobby Loud’s greatest joys is his family. For Loud, this family consists of his 17-year-old son Isaiah and the foster...

Giving back pays off
for student volunteers

Volunteerism among college students has become a major influence in making a memorable college experience. Pay isn't usually part of the volunteer equation, but UNO's Student Organizations and Leadership Programs likes to reward students for contributing to their communities.