Nations and regions are recognizing that to compete successfully in the 21st-century global economy, they must increase educational attainment levels. This is true in China, India and Brazil, as well as in the U.S. and Nebraska.
According to a study recently released by UNO's College of Public Administration and Community Service, Nebraska has been gaining residents from all over the country.
On August 26, UNO Collegiate Entrepreneurs' Organization invited students and community members to the UNO Pep Bowl in an attempt to break a world record for the largest number of people on a Slip'n'Slide at one time. In order to break the record, UNO needed 250 people on the slide at once. This goal was not reached; however, a good time was had by everyone in attendance.
UNO's first ever Freshman Convocation took place Aug. 26 at noon in the Sapp Fieldhouse. In attendance was the freshman class, along with parents, family and other supporters.
The UNO Student Senate made an assortment of appointments during the Aug. 28 meeting as members of the legislative body gathered for their first official meeting of the fall semester.
The Suttle family dog, Nougat, is an "ornery little cuss," Mayor Jim Suttle said Monday night during a talk at the initial UNO College Democrats meeting of the fall semester.