Proposed bill would allow faculty to carry concealed weapons

Millard South Principal Curtis Case returned to his position as head of the school on Jan. 31. Just 26 days after being shot by student Robert Butler a few feet away from his desk, Case is returning to work for several hours each day as he recovers.

Students should take opportunities to participate and serve

Phil Brown OPINION EDITOR In a world where inequality, marginalization, and economic instability are commonplace, it’s often difficult to see how change can be accomplished. It’s...

UNO grads spring into the future

More than 1,700 UNO students became alumni this spring.  Of those 1,700, more than 900 participated in what was the largest UNO commencement ceremony yet, held May 6 at the Civic Auditorium.


Buffet portrait on display at Mammel Hall

Mammel Hall's atrium was bustling Friday as members of the UNO and Omaha communities gathered to witness the unveiling of a 6-by-6-foot portrait of billionaire Warren Buffet.

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Adjunct faculty set to rally in Pep Bowl   Dr. Larry Bradley, a professor in UNO’s department of Geography and Geology, has reserved space in the Pep Bowl on April...

Pipe bombs found near campus

Just before 9:45 a.m. Thursday, a man walking his dog through Memorial Park discovered a PVC pipe bomb in the creek and promptly called the Omaha Police Department to report it. Upon inspection, bomb technicians determined it wasn't just a pipe bomb.
It was a pipe bomb inside of a pipe bomb inside of another pipe bomb.

Eureka! program expanding young women’s minds, introducing them to the world of math and...


A group of 28 young women are spending the month of June at UNO  as they are getting a chance to discover science, technology, engineering, and mathematics or (STEM) for short, mixed in with self discovery and fitness training, through a program called Eureka! funded by Girls Inc.