Crime log 1-18-11

UNO crime log 1-18-11

Mammel Hall earns LEED certification

Mammel Hall, the newest and most up-to-date building at UNO, has recently been deemed worthy of LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) gold certification.

Graduates enter a more promising job market

More than 960 students received degrees Dec. 17 during UNO's winter commencement ceremony held at the Omaha Civic Auditorium.

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.

A home for the holidays

MaverickPR, The UNO Chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America, teamed up with the Town and Country Humane Society for its annual fundraiser on Sunday at The Bookworm bookstore, 8702 Pacific St. Thirty-two dogs, four cats and one rabbit posed for pictures with Santa Paws, a part played by School of Communication professor Chris Allen. Allen's wife, Elaine, was Mrs. Paws.

Let’s talk science

UNO Computer Science majors engaged in sessions on careers in computer science from Dec. 6 through 10. Through these events, the College of Information Science and Technology and UNO Department of Computer Science aimed to eliminate misconceptions about computer science careers and promote educational opportunities.

Holiday gone wrong

The holidays are a time to shovel mounds of sugary sweets into mouths, a time of mega-stores making mega-bucks off children's Christmas lists and a time of airports being backed up until the clock strikes midnight on New Year's Eve. But perhaps nothing defines the holiday season more than stories of poor traveling conditions. Here are five stories about holiday travel gone wrong:

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