UNO researchers speak at autism conference

Asperger's Syndrome, or AS, is a common condition part of a larger subset of developmental disorders collectively known as the autism spectrum. Individuals who have AS are often very intelligent and have focused and narrowly defined interests, but have difficulty understanding and interpreting social cues, such as tone of voice and body language. Often they seem aloof, uncaring or even rude, when in reality they simply don't understand. They must be taught the social skills that their typically developing peers learn naturally, which can be a laborious process.


UNO alumnus, aspiring Benson musician set to release first album

By Nathan Stephenson, Contributor Justin Carter stares intently at a laptop screen as he listens to the product of a recent tracking session. The dim studio is...

Raising awareness of modern day slavery

Nearly 30 students raised awareness of the 27 million people in slavery worldwide on March 13.
 


Voters elect O’Connor and Harrell for president, vice president

UNO voters made their voices heard Tuesday, electing junior political science major Liz O'Connor as UNO student body president/regent and her running mate senior sociology and political science major Bret Harrell as vice president.  The duo defeated opponents Ryan Tefft, a senior geology major, and Eric Hansen, a senior accounting major, by a 727 to 326 margin.


UNO Wrestling family ‘devastated’

 

The UNO Wrestling team won the battle but may have lost the war, capturing a third consecutive national championship just hours before learning the program is poised to be permanently cut.


Bus scavenger hunt

Charlotte Reilly CONTRIBUTOR Students at the University of Nebraska have more incentive than ever before to go green and take advantage of Omaha’s Metro system with the...

UNO Library makes difference at Children’s Hospital, delivering books

By Jack Spady, Contributor Last Wednesday, the Mabel L. Criss Library at the University of Nebraska at Omaha delivered the books raised during their recent...

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...