On Friday, Jan. 28, the University of Nebraska Board of Regents convened in Lincoln. Set on the agenda were several issues pertaining to each of the four NU universities, concerning both academic and business affairs. Of the many issues discussed and voted upon, four related to UNO.
The key issue facing Nebraska's management of the Republican River resides within state boundaries, said Ann Bleed, former director of the Nebraska Department of Natural Resources.
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Photos from Jan. 25.
"I read Descartes when I was very young," said Saul Kripke, philosopher, teacher and genius, before a sizable audience Tuesday in the Arts and Sciences building. "I thought, ‘philosophy is a terrible subject, very confusing.'"
The Learning Community of Douglas and Sarpy Counties held an open enrollment fair Sunday afternoon in the Milo Bail Student Center.
Just 20 minutes away from UNO last April, a barrage of bullets claimed another victim in Omaha's increasingly violent gang war. Killed outside a grocery store in North Omaha, the victim, 19-year old Devon Brown, was the same age as many current UNO students.
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.