Vision beyond borders helps believers practice religion in secret

Over two billion people identify themselves as Christians, comprising 22 percent of the world's total population. Nearly 63 percent of those practicing this faith are native to Europe and North America, according to a report by the Pew Research Center. Vision Beyond Borders, an organization whose mission is to provide Bibles and service to Christian followers in nations where Christianity must be worshiped in secret, has made it their goal to spread their faith and the word of God to those living in areas such as Southeast Asia.
 


Hiking to Help Sudanese refugees

A refugee camp in Doro, Southern Sudan, currently accommodates 25,000 refugees. Half of the new arrivals are children; nearly 2,000 are unaccompanied by adults.


UNO grad receives grant, teaches in Nicuragua

Cassie Wade NEWS EDITOR Receiving a Fulbright Academic Research grant has enabled University of Nebraska at Omaha graduate Olajide Cooper to break language barriers and provide...

African terror becomes visible to UNO community

Students and community members anxious to learn more about the organization Invisible Children left the MBSC Ballroom April 13 with knowledge of a conflict completely foreign to U.S. soil.


UNO professor to go on research fellowship in Greece

Charlotte Reilly NEWS EDITOR Dr. Nicholas Stergiou is going on a research fellowship to Greece to study human movement variability, but what he first became interested...

UNO panel discusses changes in Egypt

A young college graduate faces the world with optimism only to be stonewalled by the harsh reality of a tough job market.  Months go by with no prospects in their field.  Five years later and still no work.  This is the economic and social frustration that led an entire country to start a movement based not on political affiliations, but a need for change in Egypt.


WHO needs better approach to Zika virus spread

Hannah Delzell CONTRIBUTOR Since early January, the Zika virus has gained global recognition. According to National Public Radio, Zika virus is a mosquito borne illness that...

UNO students encourage literacy in Cameroon through the Clinton Global Initiative

Three UNO students went to Washington University in St. Louis for the Clinton Global Initiative University (CGIU) from April 5 to April 7. The international conference brought together university students from around the world to meet with former President Bill Clinton amongst other global leaders, entrepreneurs and philanthropists to "turn ideas into actions."