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Early childhood professor learned shared experiences aren't always shared

Early childhood professor learned shared experiences aren't always shared

A little girl was crying. A young preschool teacher was comforting her. But then a little boy raced across the room and jumped on the teacher’s back.

Posted: Fri, Aug 23, 2013

UNO

Young investors learn the value of time at UNO

Young investors learn the value of time at UNO

You’re 18. You have a credit card debt of $30,000. You’re making the minimum monthly payment. You’re actually one of the 18-year-olds in the most recent Maverick Investment Summer Camp at UNO.

Posted: Fri, Jul 12, 2013

UNO

Professor helps students achieve moments of

Professor helps students achieve moments of "Eureka!"

There once was a girl growing up in northern Minnesota. (This wasn’t so long ago. She’s only 33.) She was one of those kids who’d hide in the corner during math class. She liked math. She’d always finish the homework early. She was good at it. But math class bored her because her teachers bored her. Most just lectured at her.

Posted: Tue, Jun 25, 2013

UNO

Buffett gives students some priceless advice

Buffett gives students some priceless advice

A young woman stood before the third-richest man in the world – Warren Buffett – one recent day and asked him about something almost everybody in the world wants. Success. This was during a live CNN interview at UNO’s Mammel Hall.) Find out his surprising answer.

Posted: Wed, May 29, 2013

UNO

UNO to make perfect pitch for soccer

UNO to make perfect pitch for soccer

In the United States, the word pitch often is associated with America’s favorite pastime, baseball. But in many other countries, “pitch” refers to the surface where soccer – the world’s most popular sport – is played.

Posted: Wed, May 1, 2013

UNO

Gift enables professor to discuss the evil that men do

Gift enables professor to discuss the evil that men do

Welcome to a normal day in History 4720 at UNO – Professor Waitman Beorn’s “History of the Holocaust.”

Posted: Tue, Mar 26, 2013

UNO

New center helping UNO athletes to play smart

New center helping UNO athletes to play smart

The Hamilton Academic Excellence Center officially opened earlier this year inside Sapp Fieldhouse.

Posted: Thu, Feb 28, 2013

UNMC

Generous couple helped Omaha grow great

Generous couple helped Omaha grow great

The Dr. C.C. and Mabel L. Criss Memorial Foundation.

Posted: Mon, Jan 28, 2013

UNO

Holocaust survivor tells story to save others

Holocaust survivor tells story to save others

Sam Fried was 15 when he was captured and sent to Auschwitz.

Posted: Wed, Dec 19, 2012

ALUMNI

What do these former Huskers have in common?

What do these former Huskers have in common?

Prince Amukamara and Jordan Larson have at least three things in common.

Posted: Thu, Nov 1, 2012

UNO

UNO welcomes veterans home with open arms

UNO welcomes veterans home with open arms

Veterans find support at MaV USO

Posted: Wed, Oct 31, 2012

UNO

UNO student who helps others is rewarded with some herself

UNO student who helps others is rewarded with some herself

“I was taught at a young age that money would be important when it came to receiving a college education. But my parents didn’t exactly warn me how much money I would need to chase my dreams."

Posted: Wed, Sep 26, 2012

Women Investing in Nebraska to fund Nebraska nonprofits, university projects

WIN asks potential grant seekers to submit a letter of inquiry by Feb. 19, 2018.

Our employee wellness program is getting recognition – a lot of it

Long appreciated by our employees, our wellness program is racking up recognition and awards from outside our organization.

Holland Foundation $2 million gift creates endowed presidential chair in early childhood development

Funds will forever support the university’s Buffett Early Childhood Institute and its public outreach and education programs across Nebraska.

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