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