Fraternities come together to think outside the box

Omega Psi Phi fraternity is teaming up with Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity for a panel-style discussion, "While You Were Thinking," this week.


Pep Bowl sidewalk notice

The Facility Management & Planning office announces starting today, July 18, at 9 a.m. the sidewalk between Sapp Fieldhouse and Allwine Hall to the Pep Bowl will be closed to any foot traffic. It is expected to re-open Monday, July 23.
Questions? Contact Bob Fuder at 402-554-2284.


Pipeline finds way into UNOrthodox speech

The Keystone XL pipeline is spilling into just about every discussion in Nebraska these days.


College of Engineering mourns the loss of a gifted student

Last Friday, the flag at UNO was flown at half-staff to mark the loss of a bright young student.  Vedant Patel had a promising future.  His charismatic personality and his love of people made an impression on everyone he encountered.  Patel was an ambassador for the Peter Kiewit Foundation and worked for the College of Engineering recruiting and mentoring incoming students.  He was on both the Honor Roll and the Dean's List.   Highly regarded by his professor Bing Chen, Patel touched the lives of more than just his peers.  Chen said in an interview with KETV about Patel, "I think he is one of these magnetic, radiant, full of joy type of people who continually outreach to others."


Student Government aims for the record books

 

Student Government's Freshman Leadership Council set its eyes on the prize Thursday night, when a resolution proposing to attempt to set a Guinness World Record was unanimously approved.


What kind of services does UNO offer?

As an incoming UNO student, it's easy to get lost in all the services UNO offers its students.


Student santas give to seniors

The UNO Department of Gerontology kicked off its second annual "Be a Santa to a Senior" Nov. 7 from 8:30 to 9 a.m. Sigma Phi Omega, UNO Gerontology Honor Society, has partnered with Home Instead Senior Care and other local organizations that seek out seniors who aren't likely to receive a gift this Christmas.


Reed takes new position, says he ‘wouldn’t be anywhere else’

Effective Wednesday, Feb. 1 was the appointment of Dr. B.J. Reed as UNO's new senior vice chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs. Reed has served many other positions on campus including dean of the College of Public Affairs and Community Service, as well as chair of the School of Public Administration.