August commencement eliminated

Thomas Wallace, UNO's new vice chancellor for student affairs, promised students early last semester he would begin new traditions around campus.  He begins the new by breaking one of UNO's oldest traditions by the end of this summer.


UNOrthodox speaker series begins on hopeful note

UNO political science professor Jonathan Benjamin-Alvarado kicked off the UNOrthodox student-nominated faculty speaker series Tuesday in the CPACS Collaborating Commons with a lecture examining the past, present and future of Latinos in the U.S.

$3,000 allocated for purchase of student artwork

Come spring, some campus walls may be a little less bare and some UNO art students' pockets a little less empty.  On Thursday, Feb. 17, the UNO Student Senate voted to allocate $3,000 of the University's budget to purchase student artwork for campus buildings.


Student Senate examines employee benefits, budget concerns

During its bi-weekly meeting on Thursday, Feb. 17 in the Dodge Room of the Milo Bail Student Center, the UNO Student Senate debated a handful of resolutions and budget concerns.


Malcolm X lecturer talks revolution in Egypt, U.S.

Steve Clark, editor of the book "Malcolm X, Black Liberation and the Road to Workers Power" by Jack Barnes, lectured at the Milo Bail Student Center Chancellor's Room on Tuesday as part of UNO's Black History Month Celebration.


Scott Court dorms to open fall 2011

The Scott Court dorms are set to be finished in August 2011, just in time for the 2011-12 academic year.

UNO panel discusses changes in Egypt

A young college graduate faces the world with optimism only to be stonewalled by the harsh reality of a tough job market.  Months go by with no prospects in their field.  Five years later and still no work.  This is the economic and social frustration that led an entire country to start a movement based not on political affiliations, but a need for change in Egypt.


UNO students, faculty make time to relax

On Thursday, February 9, students and faculty alike joined in the CPACS common area to learn a little more about how stress affects their lives. The presentation, titled "Stress Management: Managing life, work and family expo," was led by Cathy Pettid, M.S., LMHP of the UNO Counseling Center.