UNO has donated 284 dorm beds from University Village to Lutheran Family Services of Nebraska (LFS). Replacing the old beds with newer, more efficient furniture, UNO has given many refugees a place to sleep through their donation to LFS's refugee resettlement program.
College textbooks are getting a bit more affordable.
Average full-time tuition at UNO will increase $135 this fall semester. The University of Nebraska Board of Regents unanimously approved a 2011-12 operating budget June 17 that would raise tuition by 5 percent, continuing similar increases over the past seven years.
After 18 weeks and four days, the NFL lockout officially ended on July 25, as the owners and players agreed to a new collective bargaining agreement. It's all sunshine and daisies again for football fans across the country who feared the season might be canceled.
Scott Court features many amenities: wireless internet, basic cable, local phone service, recycling, electricity, sewer, gas and possible weekly housekeeping in individual suites. The resident halls also have secured access for both the building and parking area, as well as paid utilities.
UNO students looking to shoot some hoops in the sunshine will soon have a fresh venue available.
The nation's second largest bookstore chain is going out of business. Borders began liquidation of their remaining 399 stores Friday, with the process set for completion by the end of September. The end of Borders means the chain's 10,700 employees will lose their jobs.