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:
Advocacy in the Arts Program (Fall 2022): 2022-23 (2852) Health and Wellness Millard Public Schools, Omaha Public Schools, Papillion LaVista Community Schools, UNMC Munroe Meyer Institute, Westside School District Art and Art History, Student Life and Wellbeing Knowledge and Resource Sharing None None Fall 2022-23 Spring 2022-23 6 0 0 0 0 0 Develop./Physical Disability MMI and UNO come together every thursday with MMI participants and students in the arts. There were 37 MMI participants.
Languages Exchange (Spring 2023): 2022-23 (3056) Educational Support Omaha Public Schools, South High Magnet, Omaha Public Schools Service Learning Academy (SLA) Service Learning None None Spring 2022-23 None 16 160 0 0 0 0 This class offers students the opportunity to learn Spanish by engaging in direct interactions with native Spanish speakers. Throughout the course, there will be multiple sessions where students will meet and converse with individuals who primarily speak Spanish, with limited knowledge of English. The main objective of these sessions is to facilitate language exchange, allowing students to practice their Spanish skills while immersing themselves in an authentic linguistic environment. By engaging in these meaningful conversations, students will enhance their Spanish proficiency and develop a deeper understanding of the language and culture. P-16/ SPAN 2120.001
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
Lead (Pb) in Spice (Spring 2023): 2022-23 (3038) Health and Wellness Douglas County Department of Health & Human Services, Omaha Public Schools Chemistry, Service Learning Academy (SLA) Service Learning None None Spring 2022-23 Spring 2022-23 22 220 0 0 0 0 Lead (a neurotoxin) can be found in household spices. In coordination with the Douglas County Health Department (DCHD), spices were collected from staff and students at Westview HS. The samples will then be tested during lab time to determine the presence of lead. The results of the lead testing will be shared back with the high school and the students. No identifiable information about the spices was collected, therefore we will not be reporting to families or DCDH if the spices tested positive for lead. P-16 Project CHEM 1144.003
Sound Bites (Spring 2023): 2022-23 (3082) Educational Support Metropolitan Community College Foundation, Omaha Public Schools Music, Service Learning Academy (SLA) Service Learning None None Spring 2022-23 None 0 0 0 0 0 0 Blackburn High School students will travel to Metropolitan Community College to participate in an event supporting student directed research over pairing food with music. Students will have the opportunity to plate dishes, getting a feel for the culinary arts program at MCC. P-16 Sound Bites
TED 2050 Benson HS(Spring 2023): 2022-23 (3084) Educational Support Omaha Public Schools Health and Kinesiology, Service Learning Academy (SLA) Service Learning None None Spring 2022-23 None 19 541 0 0 0 0 The goal of this class is to provide opportunities and spaces for 1) the multilingual learners to imagine themselves as future college students, imagine themselves as multilingual English speakers, imagine themselves as teachers and 2) the UNO pre-service candidates put into practice the culturally and linguistically responsive pedagogies that they are introduced to through the course, as well as learn about the multifaceted strengths multilingual learners bring to the classroom. P-16 TED 2050.001
P4K UNO Campus and housing(Spring 2023): 2022-23 (3097) Educational Support Omaha Public Schools, Partnership 4 Kids Service Learning Academy (SLA) Service Learning None None Spring 2022-23 None 0 0 0 0 0 0 P4K Elementary 4th grade student’s tours with 5 schools on UNO Campus and housing once a year (annually) in the Spring. 4/20/23 and 4/21/23
P4K Goodrich Program( Spring 2023): 2022-23 (3099) Educational Support Omaha Public Schools, Partnership 4 Kids Service Learning Academy (SLA) Service Learning None None Spring 2022-23 None 250 0 0 0 0 0 On February 3, 2023, Middle School partnered with the Goodrich Program to host a future fair at UNO's CEC, providing career resources for 5 middle schools and over 250 P4K students.
P4K UNO Campus and housing (Fall 2023): 2022-23 (3098) Educational Support Omaha Public Schools, Partnership 4 Kids Service Learning Academy (SLA) Service Learning None None Fall 2022-23 None 0 0 0 0 0 0 Middle School 8th grade students tour UNO Campus and housing once a year in the fall. 9/15/23
P4K Peter Kiewit Institute collaboration (Spring 2023): 2022-23 (3100) Educational Support Omaha Public Schools, Partnership 4 Kids, Peter Kiewit Foundation Service Learning Academy (SLA) Service Learning None None Spring 2022-23 None 56 0 0 0 0 0 Peter Kiewit Institute collaboration – Worked with Matt Hale and PKI to deliver tour onsite college tour and STEM presentations from UNO professors in Cyber Security, Computing and various STEM fields
P4K Career networking and mock interview prep(Spring 2023): 2022-23 (3101) Educational Support Omaha Public Schools, Partnership 4 Kids Service Learning Academy (SLA) Service Learning None None Spring 2022-23 None 30 0 0 0 0 0 In April 2023, 30 P4K students from two OPS schools attended mock interviews and career networking at CEC, with the valuable participation of UNO volunteers.
WhyArts STEM Curriculum Development (Spring 2022): 2022-23 (2833) Educational Support WhyArts STEM Education Knowledge and Resource Sharing None None Spring 2022-23 Spring 2022-23 10 0 0 0 0 0 They advised on some curriculum artwork (lesson plan booklets) that was associated with some afterschool programing, with the project called NE STEM 4U. The curriculum was used in afterschool programming within 7 area middle schools, and about 10 UNO students facilitated the afterschool programming effort.
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