UNO's large campus and enrollment of 14,000 students can be intimidating to freshmen. That's a lot more than a typical high school graduating class. So how does a student meet new people and get involved? Join a club or organization!
One in six women and one in 33 men will experience an attempted or completed rape during their life, not including numerous reports of stalking and partner violence. Most survivors report being victimized by someone they know personally. Violence prevention is a lofty goal. Nonetheless, the University of Nebraska Omaha will be violence-free this school year. At least, that's Emily Nguyen's plan.
Hot dogs sizzled, prizes were won and balloons were everywhere to be found outside the UNO Child Care Center on an extremely pleasant Aug.12 evening.
The sighting of one swallow doesn't mean it's summer, at least according to Greek philosopher Aristotle. However, if the great thinker were a UNO student, perhaps he would agree that one Welcome Week does a fall semester make.
Lonely souls may soon find relief. DateMySchool.com, a meeting and dating website for connecting students on college campuses, is coming to UNO.
Scott Court features many amenities: wireless internet, basic cable, local phone service, recycling, electricity, sewer, gas and possible weekly housekeeping in individual suites. The resident halls also have secured access for both the building and parking area, as well as paid utilities.
Average full-time tuition at UNO will increase $135 this fall semester. The University of Nebraska Board of Regents unanimously approved a 2011-12 operating budget June 17 that would raise tuition by 5 percent, continuing similar increases over the past seven years.
UNO has donated 284 dorm beds from University Village to Lutheran Family Services of Nebraska (LFS). Replacing the old beds with newer, more efficient furniture, UNO has given many refugees a place to sleep through their donation to LFS's refugee resettlement program.