MavRide kickoff, other events postponed

In the wake of blizzard winds and drifting snow, Tuesday's MavRide kickoff event has been postponed to Tuesday, Feb. 8.


Board of Regents eliminates summer commencement, changes housing rates

On Friday, Jan. 28, the University of Nebraska Board of Regents convened in Lincoln. Set on the agenda were several issues pertaining to each of the four NU universities, concerning both academic and business affairs. Of the many issues discussed and voted upon, four related to UNO.


Unmanaged water conflict could cost Nebraska millions

The key issue facing Nebraska's management of the Republican River resides within state boundaries, said Ann Bleed, former director of the Nebraska Department of Natural Resources.


UNMC professor honored for strengthening U.S. – China relations

A University of Nebraska Medical Center professor met with China's President Hu Jintao during the president's official visit to Washington D.C.


Influential philosopher visits UNO

"I read Descartes when I was very young," said Saul Kripke, philosopher, teacher and genius, before a sizable audience Tuesday in the Arts and Sciences building.  "I thought, ‘philosophy is a terrible subject, very confusing.'"


Recall Jan. 25

Photos from Jan. 25.


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A home for the holidays

MaverickPR, The UNO Chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America, teamed up with the Town and Country Humane Society for its annual fundraiser on Sunday at The Bookworm bookstore, 8702 Pacific St. Thirty-two dogs, four cats and one rabbit posed for pictures with Santa Paws, a part played by School of Communication professor Chris Allen. Allen's wife, Elaine, was Mrs. Paws.