Campus libraries are generally home to late night cram-sessions, highly caffeinated, stressed out students and, of course, books. But Friday was a different day at the UNO Criss Library. The study center became somewhat of a concert hall as it hosted the first ever Maverick Karaoke Contest. The contest, held in the front entrance of the library, was open to faculty and students.
On Thursday, Mar. 29, severe weather threatened surrounding Douglas county areas south of Dodge and a tornado touched down on the east side of campus, strategically pinpointing the Academic Excellence Center that was built in February. Already prone for destruction, the center was not able to withstand the forceful gales that ravaged the campus. Ironically, all other buildings were untouched.
The University of Nebraska Omaha Psychology department announced the creation of its new dream studies program Thursday, Mar. 29. The new graduate-level Oneirology and Sleep Research program will be an interdisciplinary study field in association with Bioinformatics and the University of Nebraska Medical Center.
When Brian Ranier was playing ball on the streets of Brooklyn, he never dreamed that his career would take him to Omaha of all places.