Nations and regions are recognizing that to compete successfully in the 21st-century global economy, they must increase educational attainment levels. This is true in China, India and Brazil, as well as in the U.S. and Nebraska.
When the UNO clock tower strikes noon Aug. 26, it will ring in more than just the lunch hour. Inside the Sapp Fieldhouse, new freshmen will be gathered for the first annual Freshman Convocation. Taking place at the end of UNO's Welcome Week, the Freshman Convocation serves as a way for the new students on campus to be honored in their own way.