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.


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Alcohol & UNO – Crisis on campus?

If you take a look at the UNO Campus Security crime log, you'll notice a dangerous trend involving alcohol and alcohol-related activity. With so many violations, UNO students may wonder if their school fosters a safe, healthy environment.


Victory on all sides

Another election has come and gone. Once again, in our biannual celebration of democracy and

freedom, the American people have gone to the polls and exercised their rights to choose their

representatives, mayors, governors and senators. Across the nation, millions of people went to

their respective voting booths and voted to either throw the bums out or let them stay.

Now what?


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College students sleep on streets to raise awareness for homeless

Dozens of students sacrificed a good night's sleep as part of the "Sleep Out for the Homeless" campaign for the Open Door Mission.


DailyMav.com grows in popularity after two weeks

It's a Saturday morning, and UNO students Keith Fix and Derek Stearns are whiling away their time by getting their geek on.

The two UNO students and aspiring entrepreneurs have hit a technological gold mine. By using their trend-spotting and tech-savvy minds, the duo crafted a website that may be well on its way to being the next big local Internet phenomenon.