When environmental disasters strike, an overwhelming amount of aid is often needed to get victims back on their feet.
Omaha and several adjacent areas experienced flood damage from an over-filled Missouri River this summer, and there is still plenty of a mess to clean up. This year's Three Days of Service work retreat focused on aiding flooded areas.
It's your first semester at UNO and on a bigger campus. It might be intimidating, especially for those of us whose mode of mobility isn't the usual two feet. For those who use wheels to get around, there is additional stress the first few weeks of college. But if you think creatively and try some unique routes, you might feel a bit more confident during your transition to university life.
Rabbi Daniel Gordis, president of the Shalem Foundation and a senior fellow at the Shalem Center in Jerusalem, will lecture on Israel's future at the third annual Phil and Ruth Sokoloff lecture.
Students can also vote online at sguno.unomaha.edu. The online poll is open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. today
Election results will follow in the fireplace lounge in the student center at 8 p.m. today.
It isn't every day you hear the the words planning and politics used together seriously. However, after 40 years devoted to community engagement, the College of Public Affairs and Community Service (CPACS) is now researching policy for the Nebraska state legislature to help address the future and plan for it.