New study shows contamination is possible from paper towels

A new study by researchers at Laval University in Quebec City shows us that paper towels, especially those that are made from recycled paper, could actually carry germs. Researchers also found that contaminants can be found on everyday items including toilet paper, newspapers and business cards.

Fraternity bounces for a cause

Gabriel Guardado CONTRIBUTOR For three days straight, members of the Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity jumped on trampolines and slept in tents for their Bounce-A-Thon event in...

Goldstein lecture highlights human rights action in Middle East, conflicts in Syria

Two weeks ago, Sarah Leah Whitson was anxiously waiting for the news that her colleague was still alive.

Whitson was en route to give a lecture at the University of Nebraska Omaha in front of hundreds of university and community members on Oct. 25. It wasn't until she was minutes away from the university that she received some very good news – the colleague, a representative of a research assistant in Iraq who had been taken hostage, was safe.

Crime Log

Crime log 2/10/11.

Window into a College Professor’s Soul

A professor's office is much more than just a space to do his or her work and meet with students. An office can be a window into his or her personality, as well as a marketing tool.

No Respect?

When the Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA)  released its preseason poll, UNO was surprisingly left out of the top of the standings.  The Mavs will start 2012 with the same expectations that came with their first trip through the conference in 2010.

CPACS senator transitions from soldier to student

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

Photography exhibit focuses on Holocaust remembrance

The UNO Criss Library is currently hosting an exhibit by photographer Ophir Palmon. The exhibit, "Future, Beware!," is a collection of images taken as part of a larger project to examine the Holocaust through the eyes of Jewish-American teens. UNO and the Council for Holocaust and Genocide Studies are sponsoring the exhibit.