Peter Kiewit Institute hosts 2013 Spring Open House Showcase

College-bound high school students and parents interested in information technology had the opportunity to talk to faculty, staff and students in the Institute of Science and Technology about education opportunities at the IS&T open house on Feb. 23.
Representatives from all divisions of IS&T were on hand to answer questions and demonstrate their projects. All areas of interest were on display, from game development to structural engineering.
 


Student Government passes campus car-sharing program

Student Government passed a measure that will offer an alternative approach to campus transportation. On Sept. 20, student senators voted to introduce a system known as ZipCar to UNO. 


Outdoor Venture Center offers challenges

Kaleigh Duffy's hands are blistered and bleeding. Beneath her lie dozens of sharp mountain peaks. Her muscles ache in exhaustion, yet she's never felt so proud of an accomplishment.
"The most memorable moment of the trip was when I first got to the top of the mountain while rock climbing," said Duffy, a junior, after attending a trip to Golden, Colo. with UNO's Outdoor Venture Center during her fall semester of 2012.
"The view is so much sweeter after the climb up. It gives you a great sense of accomplishment."
UNO's Outdoor Venture Program, housed in the campus' HPER building, has been hosting reduced price trips to help students acquire outdoor skills and renting camping equipment for several years.
 


Times Talk discussion touches on religion and politics

On Feb. 20, Dr. Rory Conces and Dr. Paul Williams of the Religion and Philosophy department moderated a small discussion on how religion and politics work together or, in some cases, against each other.


Social media page becomes campus “Gossip Girl”

New social media pages, UNO Crushes and UNO Confessions, have become campus "Gossip Girls."


Writing Center celebrates National Day on Writing

The UNO Writing Center is sponsoring a walk-in writing clinic to celebrate the National Day on Writing Oct. 20.


Palestine in my heart: learning about Palestinian people, culture

Israelis and Palestinians have been in diplomatic and violent conflict for well over 50 years. Disillusionment with peace in the Middle East dominates the minds of many.