Category: UNO

Where Curiosity Becomes Purpose

UNO plays an essential role in helping Nebraska address its health care workforce shortages by providing foundational STEM classes and a path to health careers.

Reaching Students Where They Are

Lou Anne Rinn is not simply giving back to students at her alma mater. She is reaching them in the most effective ways, considering obstacles and how she can help students get around them.

UNO Aviation’s newest flight simulator, a Boeing 737, is flown by students Jonathan Corey and Hunter Pherson.

Learning to Fly

Gemma Ossi is on her way to becoming a professional pilot with the help of a new, privately funded addition at UNO’s Aviation Institute — a Boeing 737 jet simulator.

Chancellor Joanne Li speaks at UNO commencement.

The Identity of an Urban University

UNO Chancellor Joanne Li is passionate about Omaha, and her community-based vision for UNO helped inspire a landmark $19 million gift to the university from Barbara and Wally Weitz.

Samuel Bak standing in his new gallery on the UNO campus.

Hope in the Darkness

Students are learning the art of moving forward through the work of Holocaust survivor Samuel Bak.

Civil Engineering Student Loves Everything about Nebraska, Even the Weather

The child of military parents, Jennifer Davis has lived all over the world but feels at home in Nebraska. The UNL engineering student, who takes classes at UNO, plans to stay in the state after she graduates. She hopes to use her training to safeguard one of Nebraska’s greatest natural assets.