UNO voters took to the polls March 8, electing junior political science major Liz O'Connor as UNO student body president/regent and her running mate, senior sociology and political science major Bret Harrell, as vice president. The duo defeated opponents Ryan Tefft, a senior geology major, and Eric Hansen, a senior accounting major, by a 727 to 326 margin.
To the dismay of some students, the University of Nebraska Board of Regents voted Jan. 28 to eliminate the August graduation commencement ceremony and host the two remaining May and December ceremonies on campus.
More than 5,900 American flags adorned the pep bowl during the week of April 10, each representing an American citizen who lost their life in Iraq or Afghanistan.
Joe Kaminski calls it the "wow" factor, and that seems to be the best way to describe UNO's newly remodeled and expanded Health Physical Education and Recreation building.
MaverickPR, UNO's chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America, will hold "Operation: Organ Freedom," as part of the annual National Organ Donor's Awareness Campaign on Tuesday, April 19.
Students and community members alike gathered at the Sapp Fieldhouse April 8 for UNO's Sixth Annual Relay for Life.
This year's event was lead by Chair Jackie Whelan, a UNO student who has been involved with Relay for three years.
Whelan said planning this year's Relay started in September.
When Josh Campbell saw the devastation in the aftermath of the 8.9 magnitude earthquake and the subsequent tsunami that hit Japan in March, he felt a instinctive need to reach out to the shattered nation.
UNO recognized the accomplishments of outstanding faculty and students last week, during its annual Honors Convocation events.