Projects Report

This report shows the various collaborative projects between UNO and the community. Various filters are provided to gain a better understanding of how different UNO units collaborate with the community.

Engagement Type: Knowledge and Resource Sharing
Activity Type: Access to Higher Education
Start Semester: Fall
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Start Academic Year: 2021-22
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Topics: Capacity Building , Disadvantaged Populations , Education , Employment and Workforce

Description: Based on data from the state if NE department of education's financial aid office it shows that completion and submission rates are below the national average and that the target of OPS 7 high schools showed that they are below the state average. State is lower than the national. Urban league and Goodrich have partnered to learn how the pandemic has contributed to the change and the role that FAFSA plays in that. Source link for other impacts/outcomes of 19 + million lost by the state. The project contributes to student sucess for UBL students and enrollment overall. Addtionally, it benefits youth who can't access higher education when able based on deadlines, supports state funds driven by FAFSA dollars, allows Goodrich to connect potential students who might benefit from better deadlines and possible increase for them to work with the seven omaha public schools to help them understand the barriers due to lack of bandwidth, and this support UBL as a pipeline program.
Engagement Type: Service Learning
Activity Type: Course
Start Semester: Fall
End Semester:
Start Academic Year: 2021-22
End Academic Year:
Topics: Capacity Building

Description: UNO students enrolled in Danae Dinkel's KINS 8130: Implementation of Physical Activity in Diverse Populations, will be working with MS Forward to develop an adaptive sport course, home school PE curriculum, or a therapeutic exercise course.
Engagement Type: Service Learning
Activity Type: Course
Start Semester: Fall
End Semester:
Start Academic Year: 2021-22
End Academic Year:
Topics: Capacity Building

Description: UNO Students enrolled in Cecilia Tocaimaza-Hatch FLNG 8020: Seminar: FL/TESOL Research, will be Working alongside Halley Taylor from ADL to prepare lesson plans for the ADL Walk of Hate sites.
Engagement Type: Service Learning
Activity Type:
Start Semester: Fall
End Semester: Fall
Start Academic Year: 2021-22
End Academic Year: 2021-22
Topics:

Description: UNO Geography students partner with Benson High School Honors Language Arts students to research significant sites around Omaha for the Anti-Defamation League’s Walk Against Hate event. Together, the students will contribute videos, graphics, or other content about each location for the Walk Against Hate website. The students also present their work to ADL staff and community partners. GEOG 1020 P-16
Engagement Type: Service Learning
Activity Type: Course
Start Semester: Fall
End Semester:
Start Academic Year: 2021-22
End Academic Year:
Topics: Capacity Building

Description: UNO students enrolled in Kersten Borer SOWK 1500-001: Social Work and Civic Engagement will research selected sites in ADL’s Walk Against Hate and interview community members who have a connection to the site. These interviews are recorded and turned into videos (Vidgrid) or podcasts that are played on the ADL website (adlplains.org). Students can also provide essays, artwork, or blurbs about their thoughts associated with the site. In addition, UNO students work alongside the Secondary Success Program (SSP) and Blackburn Art students to create pieces of art for a site or two in ADL’s Walk Against Hate. UNO students will meet with the SSP and Blackburn students to share about the interviews that will inspire the artwork.
Engagement Type: Service Learning
Activity Type: Course
Start Semester: Fall
End Semester:
Start Academic Year: 2021-22
End Academic Year:
Topics: Capacity Building

Description: UNO Young Scholars, led by Aaron Krueger, will serve as panelists for Jennifer Magnuson-Stressman’s 4th-grade Washington Elementary students. As panelists, the UNO students will offer their expertise on college and career readiness. The elementary students will prepare questions beforehand and then have the chance to understand what college is like from current college students. In the spring, the UNO students will take the 4th-graders on a campus tour and host an end-of-the-year picnic.
Engagement Type: Board Memberships
Activity Type:
Start Semester: Fall
End Semester:
Start Academic Year: 2021-22
End Academic Year: 2022-23
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Description: Dr. Deepak Khazanchi serves on the Academic Council
Engagement Type: Knowledge and Resource Sharing
Activity Type: Community-oriented lecture/event
Start Semester: Fall
End Semester: Fall
Start Academic Year: 2021-22
End Academic Year: 2021-22
Topics: Capacity Building , Inclusion, Diversity & Equity , Social Justice Awareness

Description: For this project Kay Siebler presented at the International Gender and Education conference in September 2021.
Engagement Type: Board Memberships
Activity Type:
Start Semester: Fall
End Semester:
Start Academic Year: 2021-22
End Academic Year:
Topics: Art , Education

Description: Amy Morris serves as the UNO school of arts Liaison to the Friends of Art whose function "is to assist in the identification and development of programs to maintain, enhance, and expand the visual arts mission in education, in the community, and in the field of art." - Quote copied from Friends of Art homepage.
Engagement Type: Knowledge and Resource Sharing
Activity Type: Community-oriented lecture/event
Start Semester: Fall
End Semester: Fall
Start Academic Year: 2021-22
End Academic Year: 2021-22
Topics: Art , Theatre and Cinema

Description: In October 2021 Kay Siebler was the lead role in a Lincoln Community Playhouse production of Calendar Girls.
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