On Thursday, February 9, students and faculty alike joined in the CPACS common area to learn a little more about how stress affects their lives. The presentation, titled "Stress Management: Managing life, work and family expo," was led by Cathy Pettid, M.S., LMHP of the UNO Counseling Center.
"Remember my friends," New York Fire Battalion Captain Jay Jonas said after giving a packed house of students, firemen and members of the public a compelling retelling of his experience on Sept. 11, 2001, less than a week before the tenth anniversary of 9/11 in the Milo Bail Student Center Ballroom.
As captain of the New York Fire Department's Ladder Co. 6, Jonas led a group of firefighters into the World Trade Center site moments after hearing a plane had collided with the center's North Tower.
An 18-year-old student from Scott Village residence hall reported being sexually assaulted early Tuesday, Aug. 14 by a male assailant who entered her room without permission.
After succeeding last year's wins and placing first in the NIFA tournament and finishing fifth place at the 2011 nationals, the Mavericks have met substantial goals that will advance them to the 2012 national finals. Maverick Forensics placed second at the Nebraska Intercollegiate Forensics Association State Tournament Feb. 18. This marked the highest-ranking record in the history of UNO's forensics team.