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.
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Middle school students got a crash course in college preparation and career exploration June 29 during a unique career fair event at the Milo Bail Student Center. From 1 to 4 p.m., college-bound high school students from across the Metro area gave middle school students from the North Omaha Boys and Girls club a guided tour of the UNO campus and lessons on college and career advancement.
The Meyer Foundation for Disabilities will hold a late-night bike ride July 16 in Omaha to raise funds for the organization.
UNO graduates and corporate sponsors unveiled Omaha's first outdoor fitness park June 29 at Elmwood Park.
This fall, college will be $135 more expensive.
A little after 9:30 p.m June 6, UNO graduate Laura Aust left her first class as a graduate student. Because she didn't have a permit, Aust had parked along the one-way road just down the hill on the East side of the Arts and Sciences building. It was light out when she parked, but Aust discovered that after dark the one-way Elmwood Park service road was an unsettling place to be.