Music theory professor Ken Bales is currently over 6,000 miles away on a trip to China with the UNO Jazz Ensemble. On the trip, Bales is discussing and discovering with students the concepts of art and music.
Though he's visiting a country with a very different culture, Bales is content. After all, there he can find music and his students, the two most meaningful things in his life.
The weekend of April 12 Mammel Hall will be abuzz with Omaha business professionals, students and faculty as MaverickPR, UNO's Public Relations Student Society of America chapter, hosts the "Big Biz in the Big O" regional conference, which will inform attendees on such topics as branding and public relations.
The University of Nebraska Board of Regents voted unanimously March 25 to accept UNO's invitation to join the Summit League, moving the University to Division I athletics.
UNO revealed new logos as part of a Maverick brand makeover Thursday at Embassy Suites in La Vista.