Raising awareness of modern day slavery

Nearly 30 students raised awareness of the 27 million people in slavery worldwide on March 13.
 


UnOrthodox series returns

Has anyone with a keen interest in the romantic poetry of John Keats ever thought of relating the philosophies of the poems to Einstein's quantum theory? Conversely, has anyone pursuing the scholarly journey of physics through probability theory, quantum mechanics and the supreme mathematical reality of science ever consider embracing the poetic reality of literature?


“Fighting the Fires of Hate” exhibit on display at Criss Library

In order to create awareness about the ways Nazis suppressed freedom of expression, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum has created a traveling exhibit entitled "Fighting the Fires of Hate: America and the Nazi Book Burnings."


Martin Luther King, Jr. Day celebrates its 25th year

On Jan. 17, UNO students will have the opportunity to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day by volunteering community-wide in the 2011 Day of Service.


9/11 memorial service embraces strength of family

Ten years is a mere fraction of time to some. For others, it's a lifetime. This past Sunday marked the tenth anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and U.S. Pentagon buildings. Memorial Park hosted a tributary memorial service for those who perished on that fateful September day.


Local benefactors contribute to UNO’s academic success

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.


CPACS senator transitions from soldier to student

Given junior Jennifer Short's upbringing, it seems unusual that she joined the military. 


From hobby to business

Standing in his workshop, Brian Tipton unwrapped five glossy, wood boards.
While studying at UNO, Tipton started making longboards.