On Tuesday, Feb. 1, UNO closed early at 3 p.m due to unfavorable winter weather. Bitter cold and powerful winds pummeled the metro area while snow shrouded the city.
A University of Nebraska Medical Center professor met with China's President Hu Jintao during the president's official visit to Washington D.C.
On Friday, Jan. 28, the University of Nebraska Board of Regents convened in Lincoln. Set on the agenda were several issues pertaining to each of the four NU universities, concerning both academic and business affairs. Of the many issues discussed and voted upon, four related to UNO.
"I read Descartes when I was very young," said Saul Kripke, philosopher, teacher and genius, before a sizable audience Tuesday in the Arts and Sciences building. "I thought, ‘philosophy is a terrible subject, very confusing.'"
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UNO Computer Science majors engaged in sessions on careers in computer science from Dec. 6 through 10. Through these events, the College of Information Science and Technology and UNO Department of Computer Science aimed to eliminate misconceptions about computer science careers and promote educational opportunities.
The holidays are a time to shovel mounds of sugary sweets into mouths, a time of mega-stores making mega-bucks off children's Christmas lists and a time of airports being backed up until the clock strikes midnight on New Year's Eve. But perhaps nothing defines the holiday season more than stories of poor traveling conditions. Here are five stories about holiday travel gone wrong:
The Executive MBA program at UNO caters to those who have full-time professions but still want to complete their master's degree in business administration. UNO is lucky to have an established program to help those that may or may not have a business background, said Bill Swanson. Swanson, executive director and graduate of the program, knows firsthand what going back to school is like for those trying to make their lives better. UNO's program is the only executive MBA program offered in Nebraska, although several are offered throughout the Midwest.