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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
New center helping UNO athletes to play smart
The Hamilton Academic Excellence Center officially opened earlier this year inside Sapp Fieldhouse.
Generous couple helped Omaha grow great
The Dr. C.C. and Mabel L. Criss Memorial Foundation.
Holocaust survivor tells story to save others
Sam Fried was 15 when he was captured and sent to Auschwitz.
What do these former Huskers have in common?
Prince Amukamara and Jordan Larson have at least three things in common.
UNO welcomes veterans home with open arms
Veterans find support at MaV USO
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."
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.