Success is the standard when it comes to the College of Education at the University of Nebraska Omaha. Ken Bird, who served as a superintendent of Westside Community Schools, is an example of that standard.
During his annual State-of-the-University address, University of Nebraska Omaha Chancellor John Christensen declared the current moment as the greatest for Mavericks.
On Dec. 10 seven students graduated from the fourth class of UNO's Nebraska Certified Public Manager Program, according to a UNO news release. Neb. Lt. Gov. Rick Sheehy and Interim Vice Chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs B. J. Reed presided over the graduating class of seven non-traditional students who currently hold professional management career positions in Omaha.
B-cycle is a bike sharing system in Omaha that launched on June 15, 2011. In an effort to help encourage physical activity on campus, UNO placed two solar powered B-cycle kiosks on campus - one on the south side of the Milo Bail Student Center and the other near the shuttle stop on 67th Street by Mammel Hall. The other three kiosks are located in Aksarben Village.
Students moved into the dorms Aug. 14, marking an unofficial beginning to the new school year.
The University of Nebraska Omaha has recently been named one of the top military friendly schools, according to G.I. Jobs magazine. This is the third year in a row UNO has made the list and has been placed in the top 20 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools.
Midnight Mojo offered students a break from studying.