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University of New Orleans Doctoral Student Received Prestigious Leadership Award
Treva Brown recently received the prestigious Winifred Burks-Houck Graduate Leadership Award from the National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers (NOBCChE). The award recognizes Brown, a doctoral student, for demonstrating leadership, scientific achievements and community service while pursuing a career in science.
Monday, November 20, 2017 4:31:10 PM

Dreamers and Doers: Fall 2017 Edition of Silver & Blue Boasts 52 Pages of Stories from the University of New Orleans' Most Determined People
The University of New Orleans' bi-annual magazine for alumni, students and friends, Silver & Blue seeks to share the stories of the University's doers--people who continually push beyond what is expected to pursue what is great, even in the face of long odds. The latest issue of Silver & Blue--just like the University of New Orleans--is brimming with stories of determined doers.
Monday, November 20, 2017 9:35:38 AM

The University of New Orleans Awarded $10,000 to Support Graduate Studies in France
The University of New Orleans has been awarded a $10,000 grant from the French Embassy in the United States as part of the Transatlantic Friendship and Mobility Initiative, which is aimed at increasing the number of students from the U.S. studying abroad in France.
Thursday, November 16, 2017 9:39:19 AM

University of New Orleans Lands Most Alumni in 2017 Class of Money Makers
Six University of New Orleans alumni--more than any other university--are among the New Orleans CityBusiness 2017 class of Money Makers.
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 2:52:35 PM

The University of New Orleans to Play Central Role in Producing Graduates for New Technology Services Company
In order to meet the workforce demand created by the arrival of DXC Technology, the University of New Orleans will serve as one of the lead universities in the effort to increase the number of degrees awarded in key areas.
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 11:22:00 AM

UNO Survey Research Center Releases Poll on 2017 New Orleans Mayoral Runoff
The University of New Orleans Survey Research Center has released the results of a telephone survey on the 2017 New Orleans mayoral runoff.
Monday, November 13, 2017 12:33:00 PM

University of New Orleans Grad Student to be Honored by U.S. Department of Transportation
A University of New Orleans graduate student has been recognized as an outstanding student of the year by the U.S. Department of Transportation. Ian Butler-Severson, a UNO Transportation Institute (UNOTI) research assistant, will be honored at the next annual meeting of the Transportation Research Board, a unit of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, which takes place in Washington, D.C. in January 2018.
Thursday, November 09, 2017 3:39:00 PM

Former NASA Astronaut Joan Higginbotham to Speak at the University of New Orleans Fall Commencement
Former NASA astronaut Joan E. Higginbotham will serve as the principal speaker at the University of New Orleans fall commencement ceremony on December 12, 2017 at 3 p.m. in the UNO Lakefront Arena.
Thursday, November 09, 2017 9:42:00 AM

University Takes Upward Bound Students Inside the Science of Basketball
Everyone knows that basketball involves passing, dribbling and shooting. But how often do spectators watching a game think about all the science that goes into the way that ball moves as it bounces, soars and drops?

About 80 area high school students involved in Upward Bound got an introduction to the scientific principles at play in the game of basketball during "Inside Sports," a Nov. 4 event organized through a collaboration of the University of New Orleans College of Engineering, College of Sciences, Privateers Athletics, UNO Trio programs and the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs.

Wednesday, November 08, 2017 3:01:14 PM

UNO-St. Claude Gallery Announces Prospect 4 Exhibition
As a partner in the fourth edition of Prospect New Orleans, The UNO-St. Claude Gallery will feature the work of artist Jeff Whetstone from Nov. 18, 2017 - Feb. 25, 2018.
Tuesday, November 07, 2017 3:31:48 PM

Peter Mayer Field Trip Gives Marketing Students a Hands-On Advertising Experience
On the topic of advertising, Mark Twain once wrote "Many a small thing has been made large by the right kind of advertising." Students in DJ Min's introductory advertising and marketing strategy class had a chance to put that idea into action by developing an advertising concept to turn what is literally a very small thing--a bottle of Zatarain's Hot Sauce--into something "large" during a full-day field trip to Peter Mayer Advertising in New Orleans.

Seventeen UNO students joined advertising students from Loyola University and Tulane University at the Peter Mayer offices earlier this semester to discuss ways to raise the profile of the Zatarain's product.

Monday, November 06, 2017 4:11:08 PM

Innovate UNO 2017 Highlights Student Research, Creativity and Scholarly Work
The fourth floor of Earl K. Long Library was abuzz last week as about 200 people presented their research and creative work during Innovate UNO, the University of New Orleans' two-day showcase of scholarly activity by faculty and students. Ninety undergraduate students were among the participants in the 2017 event Nov. 1-2, sharing information about their study and research through poster displays, oral presentations, art exhibition, performance or film screenings.
Monday, November 06, 2017 10:11:05 AM

Three University of New Orleans Freshmen Named UNCF Koch Scholars, Receive Scholarships Totaling $60,000
Three University of New Orleans students have each been awarded a $20,000 scholarship through the United Negro College Fund's Koch Scholars program. Dominique Scott, Marvin Kador Jr. and Garret McNally, all incoming freshmen during the 2017-18 academic year, will each receive $5,000 per year for four years.
Friday, November 03, 2017 4:21:11 PM

Stokes and Six Other Graduates Honored at Distinguished Alumni Gala
Louisiana Rep. Julie Stokes, the state lawmaker, CPA and small business owner who has earned admiration across the political spectrum for her tenacity and principled leadership, was one of seven University of New Orleans alumni honored Thursday at the Distinguished Alumni Gala at the National WWII Museum. Stokes is the 34th recipient of the Homer L. Hitt Distinguished Alumni Award. UNO's academic colleges, interdisciplinary studies and athletics also bestowed distinguished alumni honors on six other graduates.
Friday, November 03, 2017 3:12:35 PM

Theatre UNO's "The Royale" Opens Nov. 9
Theatre UNO, the production arm of the University of New Orleans Department of Film and Theatre, continues its 2017-18 performance season with "The Royale" by Marco Ramirez. Performances run from Nov. 9-19 at the Performing Arts Center's Robert E. Nims Theatre on the UNO campus.
Wednesday, November 01, 2017 3:41:52 PM

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