To the dismay of some students, the University of Nebraska Board of Regents voted Jan. 28 to eliminate the August graduation commencement ceremony and host the two remaining May and December ceremonies on campus.
Joe Kaminski calls it the "wow" factor, and that seems to be the best way to describe UNO's newly remodeled and expanded Health Physical Education and Recreation building.
MaverickPR, UNO's chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America, will hold "Operation: Organ Freedom," as part of the annual National Organ Donor's Awareness Campaign on Tuesday, April 19.
More than 100 people attended the Siena Francis House Benefit Concert sponsered by UNO's Service Learning Program, partnered with the Waiting Room and 1% Productions on April 11 at 8 p.m., bringing in more than $700 for the shelter.
Students and community members alike gathered at the Sapp Fieldhouse April 8 for UNO's Sixth Annual Relay for Life.
This year's event was lead by Chair Jackie Whelan, a UNO student who has been involved with Relay for three years.
Whelan said planning this year's Relay started in September.
When Josh Campbell saw the devastation in the aftermath of the 8.9 magnitude earthquake and the subsequent tsunami that hit Japan in March, he felt a instinctive need to reach out to the shattered nation.
UNO recognized the accomplishments of outstanding faculty and students last week, during its annual Honors Convocation events.
Twenty-six minors received an unwelcome surprise Friday night, when Omaha Police responded to a disturance call reporting at 2211 Maple Street and cited all 26 for minor in possession of alcohol.