The giving season may be long over, but it hasn‘t stopped for the University of Nebraska Omaha athletic department. Recently, UNO's athletic department was given a leadership gift by local benefactors Brian and Carey Hamilton. The donation will be used toward the construction of an on-campus Academic Excellence Center for university athletes.
Student Government's Freshman Leadership Council set its eyes on the prize Thursday night, when a resolution proposing to attempt to set a Guinness World Record was unanimously approved.
The Newspapers in Curricula program and several University of Nebraska-Omaha professors have once again teamed up to put current world and local news in perspective for students. They're also aiming to help relieve the stress of communicating in groups with a bunch of strangers.
Crime log of events on campus 9-8-11.
Nearly 30 students raised awareness of the 27 million people in slavery worldwide on March 13.
Plagiarism is a nasty no-no in the academic world, but discerning plagiarized works is becoming increasingly difficult in the digital age.
That's why a host of students gathered in the Milo Bail Student Center Dodge Room Oct. 26 to learn the ins and outs of plagiarism during a Lunch and Learn session organized by the UNO Speech Center.
Students who attended were given first-hand lessons on how to evaluate research documents, cite sources within presentations and how to avoid making research mistakes.
Plagiarism is "particularly reprehensible in a community dedicated to the pursuit and advancement of knowledge," according the UNO website's Student Rights and Responsibilities page.
Students suspected of plagiarism are subject to disciplinary action, and many professors give failing course grades to plagiarizers.
Crime Log 3-8-11