University of Nebraska Omaha Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Exoskeleton allows student to walk at graduationRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2016 | KOTA-TV Rapid City

    One of those graduating from the University of Nebraska Omaha on Friday walked across the stage to receive her diploma. It was a huge accomplishment for Taryn Schaaf, who lost all of her mobility from the waist down.

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  2. Naperville cuts media's access to police call alertsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2016 | Chicago Tribune

    Naperville officials have removed local media outlets from the system that issues alerts on police and fire calls, according to documents obtained through a Freedom of Information Act request. The Naperville Sun, Chicago Tribune and Patch news outlets were removed from the city's Computer-Aided Dispatch system after a Naperville Sun reporter inquired about an alert about a reported sexual assault at a local school.

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  3. NDSU Softball Wins Fifth Straight Summit League Regular Season Cham...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2016 | KVOX-FM Fargo

    Though the weather has made a bit of an impact on the team's early season, nothing can stop them as things start heating up-both outside and at the Bison women's softball team's home base. Similar to some of the other Bison sports teams we have seen this season, this senior class of softball ladies has been very successful in their time here at NDSU.

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  4. Now You See It: Paralyzed student walks at graduationRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2016 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    ... I think what she is good at, is sharing that hope with other people," said Patty Carlson of the University of Nebraska Omaha. Taryn's mother, Tammy Schaaf said, "She never gives up on anything, she puts 100% towards it, she usually accomplishes her ...

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  5. Ditto, Moldrup engagementRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2016 | ParsonsSun.com

    Dr. Dane and Sharla Ditto of Wamego announce the engagement of their daughter, Campbell, to Jacob Moldrup.

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  6. Student walks across stage to receive diploma after being a wheelchair user since 2009 crashRead the original story

    May 6, 2016 | KETV-TV

    ... ," Schaaf said. Schaaf received her undergraduate degree in social work this afternoon from the University of Nebraska Omaha. She plans to attend graduate school this fall to start working on her Master's degree.

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  7. A love letter to teachersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2016 | The Washington Post

    Ferial Pearson is an award-winning instructor of teacher education at the University of Nebraska at Omaha and a former teacher in the Omaha Public School district. She has written a love letter to her former colleagues - and teachers everywhere - and, for a change of pace in this teacher-bashing education reform era - you can read it below.

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  8. Counterpoint: Athletics and Recreation fees are inadequateRead the original story

    May 5, 2016 | Bull Run

    The now-infamous Spectrum post this week asked what I think is THE question when it comes to UB Athletics and Recreation: "Does 'Big-Time' athletics conflict with recreation?" The Spectrum article seemed to think so, as does the Student Association, which has apparently proposed a 39% decrease in student support of Athletics and a 528% increase in funding for recreation. I personally don't think there should be a conflict.

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  9. Commitment 2016: District 9 candidates weigh in on raceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2016 | KETV-TV

    Omaha's ninth legislative district represents midtown and south-central Omaha, including the Nebraska Medical Center, Aksarben and the University of Nebraska-Omaha. Incumbent Sara Howard hopes to keep the job, while newcomers Larry Roland and Van Argyakis hope voters choose them instead.

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  10. Gap years a growing trend in U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2016 | KETV-TV

    Taking a year off between high school and college is common in Europe and a growing trend in the U.S. At the University of Nebraska-Omaha, gap years aren't very common, but they also aren't unheard of. School counselors at the high school and college levels said gap years can be beneficial, but only if they're done the right way with the right kind of student.

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  11. Study shows long-term improvement in health-related quality of life after bariatric surgeryRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2016 | PhysOrg Weblog

    Significant improvement in health-related quality of life was reported by patients 12-14 years after undergoing an uncommon form of bariatric surgery at one U.S. medical center. Follow-up of the 27 patients who underwent biliary pancreatic diversion surgery with duodenal switch by the same surgeon is described in an article in Bariatric Surgical Practice and Patient Care , a peer-reviewed journal from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers.

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  12. University of Nebraska Board of Regents Approves Chronic Care Management CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2016 | Strictly Business Magazine Lincoln

    The University of Nebraska Board of Regents recently approved plans to establish the Center for Patient, Family, and Community Engagement in Chronic Care Management . The focus of the center is to build infrastructure to expand and fund pilot research projects that help Nebraskans learn to live with their chronic conditions so they stay healthy, stay in their homes longer and reduce health care costs.

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  13. Sexual harassment training may create more sexual harassment at workRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2016 | The Raw Story

    Sexual harassment courses aimed at preventing workplace discrimination can have the opposite effect, making men less capable of perceiving inappropriate behavior and more likely to blame victims, according to academic studies that cast doubt on traditional training programs. One researcher who has questioned the effectiveness of harassment prevention classes is Lauren Edelman, a professor of law and sociology at the University of California Berkeley, the prestigious school that has been at the center of a series of high-profile faculty misconduct scandals in recent months .

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  14. HDR wins four IIDA Design AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2016 | CE News

    ... and textures provokes honesty in materials. Winning the community and civic category, the University of Nebraska Omaha's Baxter Arena follows an interior concept of being an aggressive, yet minimal space that activates with use. Honesty in exposed ...

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  15. Buffett's Children Say Both Parents Set Example for PhilanthropyRead the original story

    Apr 29, 2016 | The Washington Post

    Two of Warren Buffett's children praised their parents' example in a broad-ranging conversation about philanthropy that touched on their youth and lessons learned in giving away some of their father's wealth. "They absolutely shared the same values for social justice and equality," Susan Buffett, the billionaire's daughter, said Thursday at a panel discussion on philanthropy at the University of Nebraska, Omaha.

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  16. Investors arriving in Omaha for Berkshire Hathaway meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2016 | KGWN

    The main attraction is listening to Berkshire's CEO Warren Buffett and Vice Chairman Charlie Munger spend several hours answering questions at Saturday's annual meeting. But there are also a number of investing conferences and other events that take place in the days before company meeting.

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  17. Investors arriving in Omaha for Berkshire Hathaway meetingRead the original story

    Apr 28, 2016 | KHGI

    The main attraction is listening to Berkshire's CEO Warren Buffett and Vice Chairman Charlie Munger spend several hours answering questions at Saturday's annual meeting. But there are also a number of investing conferences and other events that take place in the days before company meeting.

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  18. Investors arriving in Omaha for Berkshire Hathaway meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2016 | The Hastings Tribune

    The main attraction is listening to Berkshire's CEO Warren Buffett and Vice Chairman Charlie Munger spend several hours answering questions at Saturday's annual meeting.

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  19. San Francisco police text scandal at odds with diverse imageRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    Details of a second batch of racist and homophobic text messages sent by a San Francisco police officer seem at odds with the image of a rainbow-flagged city that prides itself on diversity. But people who have long complained of mistreatment by police are unsurprised, saying that the dozens of texts released by the city's public defender on Tuesday reflect a city where minorities feel increasingly harassed, whether by police or by developers eying traditionally ethnic neighborhoods for gleaming new condos.

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  20. Flattery takes the mound in Iowa CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2016 | The Messenger

    Flattery, a sophomore at the University of Nebraska Omaha, is slated to start for the Mavericks against Iowa at Duane Banks Field. First pitch is set for 6:05 p.m. A four-year letterwinner at St. Edmond, Flattery has a record of 0-2 over four starts and 11 appearances this season, which is his first with UNO after helping Iowa Central claim a regular season conference title last year.

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