Alumni Association News
Fall issue of UNO Magazine published
UNO graduates around the world are being sent the Fall 2016 issue of UNO Magazine, which focuses on "Journeys" as its theme. That includes articles on the journey of invasive species, on sex trafficking and on a professor's regular excursions to the spiritual font that is India. Read it online now
Association celebrates grads at 2016 UNO Alumni Night of Honor
The UNO Alumni Association hosted the third Alumni Night of Honor Thursday, Nov. 3., at the Thompson Alumni Center, issuing Young Alumni awards and inducting three members into the UNO Athletics Hall of Fame. See more.
Thompson Center honored again as a
Best Reception Venue by Best of Omaha
For a third consecutive year, the Thompson Center at UNO has been voted one of the city’s Best Reception Venues in Omaha Magazine’s Best of Omaha 2017 contest. “Thank you to all of our guests who again voted for the Thompson Center as Omaha’s best reception venue,” Director Steven Summers said. “It is a credit to our wonderful staff and fantastic, updated venue that we were recognized for this honor. “We believe even better things are ahead given the the dramatic, modern update we implemented throughout the facility and completed earlier this year." See more at http://unoalumni.org/bestofomaha2017
Who are you looking for?
Find them in the UNO Alumni Directory
The UNO Alumni Association has something Facebook doesn't — a listing of every graduate from UNO. So if you're looking to connect with fellow alumni, look no further than the UNO Alumni Directory, accessible only to grads who register on the site. Users also can send messages to other alumni who have an email address on file. To get started, visit unoalumni.org/directory
Show the O, wherever you go!
Kitty Massara (BS '79 and MS '02) and daughter Nicole (BS '09) show the O at Iguazu Falls on a trip earlier this year to Brazil. Where can YOU Show the O? Request a free flag — you get to keep it! – and see gobs of other photos from around the world at ShowtheO.com
UNO again named a top
university for military friendliness
For the sixth consecutive year, UNO has been named one of the top universities in the country for military-affiliated students by Military Times. On Nov. 1, the military-focused magazine listed UNO as the No. 9 four-year university in the country for 2017. This follows two back-to-back years as the nation’s top university in the same category. UNO has been ranked among the top 10 schools, public and private, among the nation’s four-year universities in six of the last eight years. More than 500 colleges took part in this year’s detailed survey. For more, click here.
Other University news
Chancellor delivers final State of the University address
CBA honors founding dean Lucas with statue
Student interns with Green Bay Packers
Flying Mavs place second in regional competition
Student initiative addresses food waste
UNO project has scouts talking with astronauts
UNO Theatre partners with Creighton for Shakespeare performances
UNO nears goal for speciality license plate drive
2016 Hall of Fame class inducted
UNO Athletics inducted three former athletes into its Hall of Fame Nov. 3 at the UNO Alumni Night of Honor at the Thompson Alumni Center on campus. The event was part of UNO’s Homecoming Weekend. Inducted were multi-sport athlete Fred Abboud, former football player Justin Kammrad and former hockey player Scott Parse. Begun in 1975, the Hall of Fame now includes 113 inductees. Also at Alumni Night of Honor, the 2001 UNO softball team was honored to mark the 15th anniversary of its national championship. See more
Men's Golf: Gordon sets UNO 54-hole record
Cross Country: UNO season ends in regional run
Hockey: Mavs drill Redhawks for series sweep
Swim: Mavs start Summit action by downing SDSU
Men's Soccer: Denver edges Mavs for Summit title
Men's Soccer: Ghitis nets 4th Summit honor
Women's Soccer: Klosterman contract not renewed
Women's Soccer: Doetsch, Roux earn All-Summit honors
Volleyball: UNO ends season with win over WIU
Men's BB: USC's late rally downs Mavs in LA 82-72
Men's BB: Hahn leads UNO to season-opening win
Women's BB: Colorado State sinks Mavs in WNIT
Dec. 2: Lunch Bunch
UNO CHAMBER CHOIR &
Don’t miss our most popular and fun-filled Lunch Bunch of the year as we usher in the holidays with the beautiful sounds of the UNO Chamber Choir, delicious food, games and — of course — eggnog!
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1927 — NOV. 24
Founding President Daniel E. Jenkins dies at a sanitarium in Trenton, N.J.
1937 — NOV. 11
Conductor Leopold Stokowski and the Philadelphia Symphony play “Mystic Pool,” a composition written by OU sophomore John Hefti
1969 — NOV. 10
UNO students hold a sit-in in the chancellor's office to protest racism on campus.
1979 - NOV. 4
UNO graduates Leland J. Holland and Paul Needham taken hostage in Iran.
See more than 1,000 historical entries at This Day in UNO History.
Join us on a
2017 Oceania Cruise!
The UNO Alumni Association is pleased to offer discounted travel opportunities through our partner and travel provider Go Next. Join fellow graduates on one of these great Oceania Cruises. See more.
Salute to Spain: May 15-24
Baltic & Scandinavian Treasures: Aug. 17-28
Mediterranean Radiance: Oct. 7-17
November is Long-Term Care Awareness Month. Are you covered?
The UNO Alumni Association offers graduates great rates on insurance for long-term care, as well as home, auto, life, dental and more thanks to the collective power of 100,000 graduates. See what's available!
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