Flash mob raises awareness

A flash mob of female students stretched across the Milo Bail Student Center Plaza Tuesday at 11:55 a.m. to raise alcohol-related death awareness.

Parking changes put students in bad spot

After another annual increase in the price for parking permits, University of Nebraska Omaha graduate student in sociology and anthropology Carrie Mae felt "strong-armed" into buying a parking permit from UNO Parking.

Regents approve 120 credit hour policy

Aiming to cut costs for students and their families, the University of Nebraska Board of Regents approved a proposal Sept. 9, allowing students who take a full course load of 15 credit hours per semester for eight semesters to graduate in four years.

Time to capitalize on the University’s momentum

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.

9/11 firefighter shares experience with UNO

"Remember my friends," New York Fire Battalion Captain Jay Jonas said after giving a packed house of students, firemen and members of the public a compelling retelling of his experience on Sept. 11, 2001, less than a week before the tenth anniversary of 9/11 in the Milo Bail Student Center Ballroom.

As captain of the New York Fire Department's Ladder Co. 6, Jonas led a group of firefighters into the World Trade Center site moments after hearing a plane had collided with the center's North Tower.

Contemporary paintings reflections of modern and classical art

Modern and historical references combine for dramatic contrast in Hardcore Painting: Confessions and Premonitions by Julie Farstad and Jessie Fisher, the UNO Art Gallery's first fall semester exhibition. The exhibit, which features contemporary paintings, began Aug. 26 and will end Sept. 28.

Farstad and Fisher are both assistant professors of painting at the Kansas City Art Institute. As a feminist painter, Farstad portrays influences of popular culture and psychoanalysis of girlhood drama in her work. In contrast, Fisher's figurative painting and use of rich color resembles the late Renaissance era.

Crime Log 9-8-11

Crime log of events on campus 9-8-11.