Online classes present ‘intriguing’ possibilities

It's 9:00 a.m.  Your alarm screeches in your ear. You groan, fumble for the off switch and end the din. You trudge to the kitchen with heavy eyelids and an empty stomach and begin your daily routine: cereal for breakfast and a hot shower. You pull on a comfortable pair of sweatpants and a wrinkled T-shirt. It's time for school.


Citizen scientists tap into Elkhorn River

An experiment testing the Elkhorn River watershed that recruited 'citizen scientists' – volunteers throughout the river basin – had 'fantastic' feedback, said Alan Kolok, a biology professor at UNO who organized the project.


Oversized greeting card gets students’ attention

Students caught a glimpse of the Freshman Leadership Council (FLC) last week, as they stood both inside and outside the student center with an oversized greeting card, urging passersby to write messages for incoming freshmen.  The greeting card, which will be presented to incoming freshmen this fall, is a new idea the FLC hopes to make a UNO tradition.


UNO class donates Doris Buffett’s $20,000

Recently, Doris Buffett, Warren Buffett's sister, visited Angela Eikenberry's and Associate Dean of the College of Public Affairs and Community Service Sara Woods'  Philanthropy and Democracy class.


African terror becomes visible to UNO community

Students and community members anxious to learn more about the organization Invisible Children left the MBSC Ballroom April 13 with knowledge of a conflict completely foreign to U.S. soil.


“Further review” reverses mayor’s pipeline support

After "further review" and consulting with others, Ralston Mayor Don Groesser retracted previous support of TransCanada's Keystone XL pipeline expansion in an April 13 letter to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.


‘Operation: Organ Freedom’ event to be held April 19

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.


Student organize $3,500 bake sale for Japan

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.