University of Nebraska Omaha administration and faculty will support and offer aid to new Student Body President/Regent Liz O'Connor and Vice-President Bret Harrell, said Chancellor John Christensen at the April 18 inauguration ceremony.
To the dismay of some students, the University of Nebraska Board of Regents voted Jan. 28 to eliminate the August graduation commencement ceremony and host the two remaining May and December ceremonies on campus.
More than 5,900 American flags adorned the pep bowl during the week of April 10, each representing an American citizen who lost their life in Iraq or Afghanistan.
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.
The economic downturn sweeping the nation hasn't missed UNO.
When Mammel Hall opened its doors last August, business students were introduced to an environmentally conscious, technologically advanced building.
UNO voters took to the polls March 8, electing junior political science major Liz O'Connor as UNO student body president/regent and her running mate, senior sociology and political science major Bret Harrell, as vice president. The duo defeated opponents Ryan Tefft, a senior geology major, and Eric Hansen, a senior accounting major, by a 727 to 326 margin.
Joe Kaminski calls it the "wow" factor, and that seems to be the best way to describe UNO's newly remodeled and expanded Health Physical Education and Recreation building.