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.
Friends are the most influential factor determining whether teens use or abuse alcohol, according to a recent presentation by University of Nebraska Medical Center professor Melissa Tibbits. Tibbits recently presented a colloquium titled "Preventing Alcohol Use and Abuse in Adolescents" at UNO's College of Public Affairs and Community Service building. The colloquium was part of an ongoing series of lectures coordinated by UNMC's School of Public Health.
Here We Go Magic bloomed from the heart of singer/songwriter Luke Temple, and over the past year and a half, it has evolved into an ensemble, working together and inspiring each other to play and create great music. After pulling together a group of musicians to record songs which Temper wrote, the band released a self-titled album as Here We Go Magic in March 2009.
Stuffing soared and fuzz flew in the student center on Feb. 14 as hundreds of students participated in Maverick Productions' second annual "A Beary Happy Valentine's Day," an event where students created their own stuffed animals and cards to be given to patients at Children's Hospital.
From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., nearly 400 students crammed into the Milo Bail Student Center's Fireplace Lounge to make 361 Valentine's Day cards and 61 stuffed animals, which were donated to children at the hospital who have been staying there for long-term treatment or children undergoing emergency procedures.