Crime Log 8-9

A list of crimes reported on campus published August 9, 2011.


Service-Learning 101 aids faculty in engaging students, community

A workshop for faculty interested in weaving service learning project experiences into their course curriculum will take place Oct. 4 and 12, continuing the expanse of the Service-Learning Academy's reach at the University of Nebraska Omaha.


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.


UNO named military friendly for fourth consecutive year

UNO being named military friendly has and will remain a true honor "As a veteran myself this is extremely important to me," said Jen Carroll of the MaV USO office.


Chancellor Christensen outlines upcoming academic year

In his 35th year at UNO and his sixth year as Chancellor, Dr. John Christensen is looking forward to this year. It's another year to remind students that the number one priority of the university is to be student-centered.


Black-Jew Dialogues blends entertainment, education

In their upcoming performance "Black-Jew Dialogues," Ron Jones and Larry Jay Tish use puppets, improvisation and personal experience to put on a show about racism, prejudice and hate.  
"We use laughter to break down walls and expose the absurdity of hatred," Tish said. "We hope that by the end, people have a better understanding of themselves, the people around us and can have open dialogue about our differences."
 


SAC honors venerated astronaut

The University of Nebraska Omaha Aviation Institute and the Hawker Beachcraft Corporation honored retired NASA astronaut Robert "Hoot" Gibson last Thursday, April 3rd. Gibson was awarded the William F. Shea Award at the Strategic Air and Space Museum and spoke of the Charles W. Durham Distinguished Guest Lecture Series. Gibson was chosen to receive the award for his contributions to aviation and aerospace.


Student’s scare brings no security changes

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.