Spanish students involved with intercultural projects at Joslyn

UNO students enrolled in Advanced Conversation in Spanish took part in an event at the Joslyn Art Museum giving brief presentations to the public in Spanish. 


Study shows extra pounds may add years to life

A new U.S. government report from the Journal of the American Medical Association argues that compared to those who are considered the ideal weight or markedly obese, individuals who are "pleasantly plump" may actually have a lower risk of dying.
Following a review of 97 studies involving more than 2.88 million people globally by scientists at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, research found that those who are 30 pounds or less over their ideal weight needn't rush their thick thighs to the gym anytime soon, as they have the lowest risk of dying according to generally accepted health standards.


MAVster Mash raises money for studio updates

Despite the cold, brisk air Wednesday, students with UNO's MavRadio were out yelling, dancing, and gathering up people for their first ever MAVster Mash.  The "Zombie Walk" cake walk gave out prizes for food and movies. "The Walking Bread" bake sale had plenty of treats for a dollar a piece.


Park(ing) Day brings beauty, life to UNO’s student parking lots

Last Friday, seven parking spaces, mostly on Dodge campus and one on Pacific campus, transformed the small concrete areas with plants, exercise equipment, seating and a pig.


China’s “floating population” on display at Criss Library

The next time you're in the Criss Library, stop by the Osborne Family Gallery and take a look at Dr. Peter Szto's photography exhibit on display.


Examining the role of women in politics

The mayoral primary is over, but the campaign trail was marked by some ugly politics in Nebraska, even by national standards.
 


Stratcom, NU announce partnership

The bombers that dropped the atomic bombs over Japan were built in Nebraska.  Home to the former Strategic Air Command, and current home to Offutt Air Force Base,  Nebraska houses many important military functionaries and assets. Now, the Nebraska University (NU) system is going to be involved.


Safety walk to improve campus

Five students attended a Safety Walk that started at Milo Bail Student Center (MBSC) on Oct. 4. The walk was organized by Student Government and led by College of Public Affairs and Community Service Student Senator, Kyle Broich.