Approximately 645,000 youth are not able to receive college education in the United States because of their undocumented status. Dulce Matuz, an undocumented immigrant herself, chose to use her voice to fight for their rights.
Starting Tuesday, Feb. 1, students will be able to take a new form of transportation to and from the University of Nebraska-Omaha at no cost. The Omaha Metro bus system has partnered with UNO to provide 400 free student bus passes for the Spring 2011 semester.
On Thursday, Sept. 12, Maverick Productions hosted a special event for students.
A tremendous effort pushing for the University of Nebraska's adoption of Employee Plus One Benefits has been embraced system-wide—at the University of Nebraska Lincoln, the University of Nebraska Kearney, the University of Nebraska Medical Center and the University of Nebraska Omaha—with hopes of bringing the issue to this month's Board of Regents meeting, where university decision makers could vote on the policy.
A little after 9:30 p.m June 6, UNO graduate Laura Aust left her first class as a graduate student. Because she didn't have a permit, Aust had parked along the one-way road just down the hill on the East side of the Arts and Sciences building. It was light out when she parked, but Aust discovered that after dark the one-way Elmwood Park service road was an unsettling place to be.
The mayoral primary is over, but the campaign trail was marked by some ugly politics in Nebraska, even by national standards.
Welcome Week was in full swing in the Milo Bail Student Center Plaza last week. It gave students days and nights filled with entertainment.