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.

Project Project Focus Areas Community Partners Campus Partners Engagement Type: Activity Type: Other Activity Type: Start Semester: Start Academic Year: End Semester: End Academic Year: Total UNO Students: UNO Students Hours: UNO Faculty/Staff Hours: Total K-12 Students: K-12 Student Hours: Total Number of Other Participants: Topics: Other Topics: Description: Subtags:
Extended Techniques in Piano Performance(Spring 2023): 2022-23 (3045) Arts, Culture and Humanities Aksarben Village Senior Living, Dial Senior Living, Immanuel Memory Care Service Learning Academy (SLA) Service Learning None None Spring 2022-23 None 8 200 0 0 0 0 UNO students partner with Omaha South High School and Central High School students. UNO students learn and apply the knowledge on extended techniques in piano and then make a presentation to high school students. They also serve the community by playing music pieces at Immanuel Memory Center and Aksarben Senior Living Center. P-16 MUS 115L, 215L, 315L, 415L
Historically Marginalized Composers(Spring 2023): 2022-23 (3060) Arts, Culture and Humanities Aksarben Village Senior Living, Dial Senior Living, Omaha Public Schools Service Learning Academy (SLA) Service Learning None None Spring 2022-23 None 12 228 0 0 0 0 This course is a study of the physiological and acoustical properties of the vocal mechanism and of the various techniques used in developing the singing voice. Also, it applies knowledge acquired about the voice through studio teaching and observations of other voice teachers. (Cross-listed with MUS 8616). The course designed for UNO students, so they could train their mentor skills while teaching Central High School students, and for the school students this partnership is an opportunity to perform and train their presentation skills. P-16 MUS 4610/ MUS 8616
Omaha Table Talk: 2022-23 (2734) 75 North, Aksarben Village Senior Living, Dial Senior Living Tribal Management and Emergency Services Knowledge and Resource Sharing Community-oriented lecture/event None Fall 2022-23 Fall 2022-23 0 0 0 0 0 0 Education, Disadvantaged Populations Omaha Table Talk centered on Native and Indegenous identities. Hosted event in CEC space. Panelists included Christina Running Hawk Ellison of the Lakota Oglala Sioux, Jordan Zendejas of the Umo Ho Tribe of Nebraska, Grace Johnson of the Oglala Lakota, and moderated by Echohawk Lefthand of the Diné Tribe. Panelists discussed concerns around the appropriation of native and indigenous cultures, specifically addressing the importance of medicines and their sustainability, missing, and murdered Indigenous women, and mascots. The afternoon concluded with panelists encouraging the audience to learn about native and Indigenous history and culture. They reminded the audience that it is okay to appreciate the culture and heritage of native and Indigenous peoples without appropriating and changing the narrative
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