Roskens Hall, the new home to UNO's College of Education, officially opened to students August 8. The $13.7 million renovation project took a year to complete, beginning August 2010 when the College of Business moved to Mammel Hall at the Pacific Street location.
Being late for class can induce a hefty amount of stress, but thankfully, students searching for a quick ride around campus need look no further than the UNO Bike Share program.
After reading TransCanada's own hazard assessment of the company's proposed Keystone XL pipeline expansion, UNL professor John Stansbury had a few assessments of his own.
Middle school students got a crash course in college preparation and career exploration June 29 during a unique career fair event at the Milo Bail Student Center. From 1 to 4 p.m., college-bound high school students from across the Metro area gave middle school students from the North Omaha Boys and Girls club a guided tour of the UNO campus and lessons on college and career advancement.
This fall, college will be $135 more expensive.
A little after 9:30 p.m June 6, UNO graduate Laura Aust left her first class as a graduate student. Because she didn't have a permit, Aust had parked along the one-way road just down the hill on the East side of the Arts and Sciences building. It was light out when she parked, but Aust discovered that after dark the one-way Elmwood Park service road was an unsettling place to be.
In the early 1980s, then-student Viv Ewing invested much of her time helping improve peers', family's and fellow students' life quality. Today, as a UNO alumna, she's as busy serving others, working as the director of human resources and organization development at Habitat for Humanity Omaha and holding several leadership positions on various boards and councils.
More than 1,700 UNO students became alumni this spring. Of those 1,700, more than 900 participated in what was the largest UNO commencement ceremony yet, held May 6 at the Civic Auditorium.