The leaves start to change colors. The winds begin to blow cooler on campus. Sweaters and jackets return to wardrobes around the Midwest. This can only mean one thing - fall is officially here.
A University of Nebraska Medical Center professor met with China's President Hu Jintao during the president's official visit to Washington D.C.
UNO will host the Midwest Freethinker Conference this weekend. This is the second time the conference has taken place in Omaha. The last conference was attended by over 120 guests from different groups of people. This year, 158 people have already registered for the 3-day conference.
Instead of soaking up sun on a Florida beach or partying spring break away, some UNO students have pledged to make a difference in their local communities this March. The UNO Education Department is sponsoring its ninth annual Seven Days of Service. Hundreds have answered the call to use March 19 and March 21-26 to volunteer in more than 20 individual service projects around the metro area.
Theatrics, fashion, music and more will all come together on the Friday night with Toyland, a theatrical fashion show created with the United States Marine Corps, Neb. Division.
The national campaign collects and distributes toys through Toys for Tots, to needy children during the holiday season.
Monday evening, gunshots fired outside an Omaha grocery store struck and killed a UNO student, marking the city's seventh homicide of 2011.