As part of an upcoming anniversary celebration, the University of New Orleans is offering several new scholarships for students planning to study abroad in Innsbruck this summer.
Tuesday, November 4, 2014
The University of New Orleans announced that the 2015 Musical Excursions series will feature pianist Sean Chen on Feb. 3; the Quink Vocal Ensemble on Feb. 24; and the VIDA Guitar Quartet on March 24. The award-winning concert series has presented first-class classical and world music since 1993. The concerts will take place at 7:30 p.m. at the UNO Recital Hall in the Performing Arts Center.
Monday, November 3, 2014
This week at the UNO Fine Arts Gallery on campus, artist Lala Rascic unveils a video installation based on Jean-Paul Sartre's existential play "The Flies.
Monday, November 3, 2014
Political strategist and commentator James Carville will serve as the principal speaker at the University of New Orleans' fall 2014 commencement, which will be held Dec. 18 at 3 p.m. at the Lakefront Arena.
Monday, November 3, 2014
From professional athletes across baseball, football and basketball, to infamous reality TV pick-up crews, the MVP moniker has long been associated with those who are at the top of their game. Now, a University of New Orleans faculty member has been named by students as one of three Most Valuable Professors across the nation.
Friday, October 31, 2014
The University of New Orleans Center Austria, together with the Department of Economics and Finance, the World Trade Center New Orleans and the World Affairs Council of New Orleans, hosts a lecture next week by a leading economics professor from Germany.
The lecture, a talk by Professor Wilhelm Kohler of the University of Tübingen and Harvard University, will focus on recent developments in global and transatlantic trade policy. The talk starts at 12:30 p.m. on Monday in Kirschman Hall.
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
The University of New Orleans this week hosts a talk by a Cuban refugee held at Guantanamo during the mid-1990s. Aurora De Armendi is now an artist in New York City.
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
The University of New Orleans will award real estate executive and philanthropist Robert Merrick with an honorary doctorate at its fall commencement on Dec. 18 at the Lakefront Arena. Merrick is the chairman and CEO of Latter & Blum, Inc., a New Orleans-based company that is the largest full-service real estate brokerage in the Gulf South.
Monday, October 27, 2014
IBM hosts a networking event next week at the University of New Orleans. Recruiters are seeking young professionals with strong finance, accounting and computer science-related degrees or backgrounds.
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
The University of New Orleans has signed a memorandum of understanding with the University of Malta to establish a dual degree program in counseling.
Thursday, October 9, 2014
The University of New Orleans has received a $210,000 grant from the U.S. Department of the Navy's Office of Naval Research to test information gathering and analysis techniques that will improve early-stage warship design.
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Leaders from the University of New Orleans and Delgado Community College announced the signing of a 2+2 articulation agreement, paving the way for Delgado graduates who have completed an Associate of Arts degree in American Sign Language Studies to easily transfer their credits to UNO in order to pursue a bachelor's degree in Interdisciplinary Studies.
Thursday, September 18, 2014
New students at the University of New Orleans are adopting a credo: The Privateer Promise.
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Vassil Roussev, a University of New Orleans computer science professor, has received a 2-year $300,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to offer students cutting-edge training in the field of cybersecurity.
Monday, August 18, 2014
The University of New Orleans has received a 3-year $400,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to develop tools to fight cybercrime in large computing environments. Researchers at UNO will work in cooperation with researchers at Purdue University on the project. The goal of the research is to understand the strategy and detailed steps of a cyber-attack, collect evidence for possible legal proceedings and reveal hidden impacts of an attack to minimize loss and to prevent against similar attacks.
Friday, August 8, 2014
Darrell Kruger, dean of the University of New Orleans College of Education and Human Development, received the Certificate of Appreciation Award from the National Geographic Society. Kruger is a geographer and anthropologist.
Thursday, August 7, 2014
The University of New Orleans is one of the nation's best institutions for undergraduate education, according to the 2015 edition of the Princeton Review's annual college guide, "The Best 379 Colleges."
Tuesday, August 5, 2014
A University of New Orleans materials scientist has received a $10,000 grant from the Louisiana Board of Regents to help develop a new solar device at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory in Golden, Colo.
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
For nearly 40 years, students at the University of New Orleans have spent their summers studying abroad in the hills of Innsbruck, Austria. The 500-year-old capital of the Austrian Alps calls has been home to 39 summer sessions and became a sister city to New Orleans in 1995, in an agreement forged following the longstanding and vibrant partnership between the University of Innsbruck and UNO.
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
The National Security Agency announced this week that five new schools have been selected for the NSA's National Centers of Academic Excellence in Cyber Operations Program. The University of New Orleans, which has boasted an elite cyber operations program for nearly a dozen years, joins the nation's finest in receiving this top honor.
Monday, July 21, 2014
University of New Orleans President Peter J. Fos announced a plan and process to revitalize and restructure the University's academic programs.
Friday, June 13, 2014
The University of New Orleans has been designated a National Center of Academic Excellence (CAE) in Cyber Operations by the National Security Agency for a period of five years. UNO is the first university in Louisiana to achieve the designation.
Tuesday, June 10, 2014
Publishers Weekly, America's largest trade magazine for publishers and writers, glowingly mentions the University of New Orleans Creative Writing Workshop this month in its inaugural "Survey of Creative Writing Programs in the U.S."
Thursday, June 5, 2014
A community rating system developed by the University of New Orleans' Center for Hazards Assessment, Response, and Technology (UNO-CHART) saved certain Louisiana residents more than $32 million on flood insurance premiums in 2013.
Thursday, May 8, 2014
Award-winning journalist Soledad O'Brien will serve as the principal speaker at the University of New Orleans' spring commencement.
Monday, April 28, 2014
The University of New Orleans is one of the nation's best institutions for undergraduate education, according to The Princeton Review.
Tuesday, August 6, 2013
University of New Orleans freshman Jadian Meliea Daniels fell in love with the Miss USA pageant when she was 10. Since then she has participated in seven pageants of increasing stature and this year sets her sights even higher. Daniels, 18, will represent LaPlace, La. in October at the Miss Louisiana USA Pageant. If she wins the state title, she will participate in the Miss USA Pageant in June 2014.
Thursday, April 11, 2013
Delgado and UNO Leaders Sign Allied Health Articulation Agreement
Monday, November 19, 2012
The University of New Orleans today launched "Follow Me 2 UNO," a social media campaign aimed at engaging and recruiting prospective students. UNO students Emily Srofe and Brandan Bonds are at the center of the initiative in which they will try to enlist as many friends on Facebook and followers on Twitter to offer a first-person account of the life of a UNO student.
Friday, October 19, 2012
For the second straight year, the University of New Orleans ranks among the universities whose students graduate with the lightest debt loads, according to U.S. News & World Report.
Wednesday, September 12, 2012
Does your heart pound with love and pride for your school? The University of New Orleans launched today a new television commercial that depicts UNO as "the Heartbeat of the Crescent City."
Wednesday, September 5, 2012
The University of New Orleans is one of the "25 Most Affordable Colleges," according to Newsweek's 2012 college rankings. The rankings are based on student debt and salary statistics. UNO ranks number 17 out of 25 institutions across the country.
Tuesday, August 7, 2012
The University of New Orleans Center for Hazards Assessment, Response and Technology (UNO-CHART) co-sponsors this week a national conference designed to explore how the Gulf Coast might fare were another Katrina-like event to strike. Pamela Jenkins, a UNO-CHART researcher and UNO sociology professor, will participate as a panelist. She will discuss how past severe weather events affected the Gulf economically, ecologically and structurally, as well as lessons from Hurricane Katrina and critical changes needed to help protect Gulf Coast communities
Monday, July 23, 2012