Beginning this semester, former Sen. Ben Nelson will be partnering with UNO's Political Science department as the "Politician-in-Residence," holding lectures on foreign policy and assisting in teaching upper-division courses each semester.
During his annual State-of-the-University address, University of Nebraska Omaha Chancellor John Christensen declared the current moment as the greatest for Mavericks.
As an incoming UNO student, it's easy to get lost in all the services UNO offers its students.
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.
In their upcoming performance "Black-Jew Dialogues," Ron Jones and Larry Jay Tish use puppets, improvisation and personal experience to put on a show about racism, prejudice and hate.
"We use laughter to break down walls and expose the absurdity of hatred," Tish said. "We hope that by the end, people have a better understanding of themselves, the people around us and can have open dialogue about our differences."
News for the week of 9-20-11.