When Josh Campbell saw the devastation in the aftermath of the 8.9 magnitude earthquake and the subsequent tsunami that hit Japan in March, he felt a instinctive need to reach out to the shattered nation.
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.
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.