The giving season may be long over, but it hasn‘t stopped for the University of Nebraska Omaha athletic department. Recently, UNO's athletic department was given a leadership gift by local benefactors Brian and Carey Hamilton. The donation will be used toward the construction of an on-campus Academic Excellence Center for university athletes.
Come spring, some campus walls may be a little less bare and some UNO art students' pockets a little less empty. On Thursday, Feb. 17, the UNO Student Senate voted to allocate $3,000 of the University's budget to purchase student artwork for campus buildings.
With UNO's Study Abroad Fair just around the corner, students were invited to learn more about the Boren scholarship program, an award given to students interested in studying abroad in underrepresented areas. Aimee Hutton, a representative of the Boren program, spoke with UNO students Sept. 16 in the Milo Bail Student Center.
UNO's first ever Freshman Convocation took place Aug. 26 at noon in the Sapp Fieldhouse. In attendance was the freshman class, along with parents, family and other supporters.