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.
University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken has announced the 2011 winners of the university's most esteemed awards for research, teaching and engagement. These awards recognize faculty whose work made a strong impact on students, the university and the state, said Milliken.
Twenty-six minors received an unwelcome surprise Friday night, when Omaha Police responded to a disturance call reporting at 2211 Maple Street and cited all 26 for minor in possession of alcohol.
In recognition of World AIDS Day, hundreds of students and city residents lined Dodge Street for a candlelight vigil Wednesday. Each candle represented someone who died from AIDS. The vigil began at 4:30 p.m. and followed a health fair with STD testing from the Douglas County Health Department and HIV testing by UNO Student Health Services. After the vigil, "One Week," a film about the AIDS epidemic, was screened in the Milo Bail Student Center Nebraska Room.