One in six women and one in 33 men will experience an attempted or completed rape during their life, not including numerous reports of stalking and partner violence. Most survivors report being victimized by someone they know personally. Violence prevention is a lofty goal. Nonetheless, the University of Nebraska Omaha will be violence-free this school year. At least, that's Emily Nguyen's plan.
The University of Nebraska Omaha made a addition to its list of programs called Performance INformation Gateway (PING). The business intelligence program provides ample amounts of facts, statistics and figures that are useful to the campus, community and the public.
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.
Kim Lange asked a stumped crowd of more than 100 when the first skyscraper was built. Lange wasn't teaching a course in architectural history - she was sponsoring and acting as quizmaster for UNO's Relay for Life trivia night.
According to a study recently released by UNO's College of Public Administration and Community Service, Nebraska has been gaining residents from all over the country.
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.
Average full-time tuition at UNO will increase $135 this fall semester. The University of Nebraska Board of Regents unanimously approved a 2011-12 operating budget June 17 that would raise tuition by 5 percent, continuing similar increases over the past seven years.