News you can use 3-29-11

News you can use 3-29-11


UNMC’s ice rink opens for winter with added festivity

The University of Nebraska Medical Center's outdoor ice skating rink has a new attraction this season. Open to the public since Nov. 27, the rink has added concessions, music and seasonal decorations. "The additions "make the atmosphere even more festive and help draw attention to the rink and make the site more visible," said UNMC's Media Relations coordinator Vicky Cerino.


Cycling challenge provides more than competition

Cycling is becoming more and more popular. People are cycling for fun and even to commute.
 


In the loop: Hygiene is the key to prevention

Following an outbreak of bedbugs in University of Nebraska Lincoln's housing this January, UNO Student Health Services Director Marcia Adler spoke about the topic of bed bugs and our community here at UNO.  Adler said prevention through vigilant hygienic practices is a vital component of maintaining a healthy home environment, whether you live in a dorm at University Village, an apartment or find yourself seasonally traveling abroad.  


Cycling challenge provides more than competition

Cycling is becoming more and more popular. People are cycling for fun and even to commute.
 


‘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.


Recall Jan. 25

Photos from Jan. 25.


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.