For the past eight years, the UNO College Democrats donated time and money to create a memorial to all the service members who died in Iraq and Afghanistan. The event is known as the Tribute to the Fallen, and this year they partnered with the Veterans Student Organization (VSO) for the first time to continue the solemn event.
Recently, the nearly 400 members of the UNO Library Friends donated $25,000 to the UNO Criss Library. The library plans to use that gift to fully acquire the Early American Newspapers and Documents collection.
University of Nebraska President James Milliken and David Lechner, NU vice president for business and finance, will give a presentation about Employee Plus One Benefits prior to the Board of Regents meeting Friday, said Melissa Lee, NU communications director.
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.