University of Nebraska http://kios.org en UNO Sees an Increase in Fall Enrollment http://kios.org/post/uno-sees-increase-fall-enrollment <p>For the 7<sup>th</sup> year in a row, enrollment at the University of Nebraska at Omaha has grown. Mon, 10 Sep 2012 10:06:06 +0000 Cheril Lee 18914 at http://kios.org UNO Sees an Increase in Fall Enrollment The Department of Energy Awards NU a nuclear energy innovation investment http://kios.org/post/department-energy-awards-nu-nuclear-energy-innovation-investment <P>The University of Nebraska was recently awarded $980,000 from the U.S. Energy Department as part of its new nuclear energy innovation investments program.&nbsp; Fri, 31 Aug 2012 10:06:06 +0000 Cheril Lee 18466 at http://kios.org The Department of Energy Awards NU a nuclear energy innovation investment The UNO Aviation Institute awarded prestigious Loening Trophy http://kios.org/post/uno-aviation-institute-awarded-prestigious-loening-trophy <P>he UNO Aviation Institute was awarded the Loening Trophy yesterday afternoon during a formal presentation. Sat, 25 Aug 2012 12:52:51 +0000 Cheril Lee 18254 at http://kios.org The UNO Aviation Institute awarded prestigious Loening Trophy UNO Hosts Conference of Metropolitan Universities http://kios.org/post/uno-hosts-conference-metropolitan-universities <p>&ldquo;A Love of Place: The Metropolitan Advantage&rdquo; is the theme of the 2015 conference of the Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities.</p><p>UNO will host the conference.&nbsp; Chancellor John Christensen says the coalition is comprised of 70 institutions across the country.&nbsp;</p><p>He says between 250 and 350 leaders from those universities attend the conference each year.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 20 Jun 2012 10:06:06 +0000 Cheril Lee 14785 at http://kios.org UNO Hosts Conference of Metropolitan Universities State Department Official Speaks to Students Tomorrow http://kios.org/post/state-department-official-speaks-students-tomorrow <p>Omaha native Meghan Mercier will speak at UNO tomorrow.&nbsp; Mercier will share her experiences working as a Foreign Service Officer with the US State Department.&nbsp;</p><p>UNO&rsquo;s Political Science Department hosts the presentation.&nbsp; Dr. Jonathan Benjamin-Alvarado, UNO professor of political science, says Mercier&rsquo;s visit is part of the Hometown Diplomats Program.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 11 Jun 2012 20:36:27 +0000 Cheril Lee 14339 at http://kios.org State Department Official Speaks to Students Tomorrow A lawsuit has been filed on behalf of 13 former UNO football players and recruits http://kios.org/post/lawsuit-has-been-filed-behalf-13-former-uno-football-players-and-recruits <p>When UNO dropped its wrestling and football programs last year, students who were recruited were left without an opportunity to play, or take advantage of other scholarship opportunities.&nbsp;</p><p>This&nbsp;morning, attorney Mike Degan of Husch Blackwell filed a lawsuit on behalf of 13 former UNO football players and recruits.&nbsp;&nbsp;The lawsuit is being filed under Nebraska&rsquo;s public records act.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 11 Apr 2012 20:51:44 +0000 Cheril Lee 11271 at http://kios.org A lawsuit has been filed on behalf of 13 former UNO football players and recruits Five UNO Grad Programs Rank in Top 20 Nationally http://kios.org/post/five-uno-grad-programs-rank-top-20-nationally <p>US News and World Report has ranked five UNO graduate programs in the top 20 nationally.</p><p>John Bartle is the Acting Dean for the College of Public Affairs and Community Service at UNO.&nbsp; He says the rankings show how strong UNO is at the graduate level.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>Bartle says the rankings are done by deans and directors of graduate programs.&nbsp; Five programs within public administration were recognized, including criminology and criminal justice, social work and business.</p> Wed, 21 Mar 2012 10:06:06 +0000 Cheril Lee 10091 at http://kios.org Five UNO Grad Programs Rank in Top 20 Nationally UNO's 10th Annual 7 Days of Service Continues this Week http://kios.org/post/unos-10th-annual-7-days-service-continues-week <p>UNO&rsquo;s 7 Days of Service began on Saturday and continues through Friday.</p><p>Bri Exstrom, PR Student at UNO, says this is the 10<sup>th</sup> anniversary of 7 days of service.&nbsp;</p><p>Held during spring break, the 7 Days of Service offers UNO students and community members the opportunity to work on 12 projects with 14 nonprofit organizations.&nbsp;</p><p>Exstrom says volunteers will be working with the Stephen Center, the Salvation Army and Habitat for Humanity, among others.</p> Mon, 19 Mar 2012 10:06:06 +0000 Cheril Lee 9951 at http://kios.org UNO's 10th Annual 7 Days of Service Continues this Week UNO to Open Military and Veteran Services Office http://kios.org/post/uno-open-military-and-veteran-services-office <p>UNO has a long history of working with military and veteran students as well as their families.&nbsp; In the fall of 2010 UNO&rsquo;s Mav USO office conducted a survey of military and veteran students.&nbsp;</p><p>The results of the study showed that military and veteran students knew UNO had a lot of great programs and services to support them. What they didn&rsquo;t know was how to access those programs.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 08 Mar 2012 11:15:50 +0000 Cheril Lee 9414 at http://kios.org UNO to Open Military and Veteran Services Office 11th Annual Malcolm X Festival takes place next week at UNO http://kios.org/post/11th-annual-malcolm-x-festival-takes-place-next-week-uno <p>UNO&rsquo;s Department of Black Studies is hosting its 11<sup>th</sup> annual Malcolm X Festival Wednesday, March 7<sup>th</sup> and Thursday, March 8<sup>th</sup>.</p><p>Peggy Jones, Assistant Professor in the Black Studies Department, says this year&rsquo;s theme is &ldquo;Juveniles and Justice: Law and the Prison Industrial Complex.&rdquo;&nbsp; She says the two-day event will feature a mix of presenters and topics, including poverty, youth and the law.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 29 Feb 2012 11:06:06 +0000 Cheril Lee 8973 at http://kios.org 11th Annual Malcolm X Festival takes place next week at UNO