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The Idea of a University A university is not bricks and mortar, not solely bricks and mortar. It is flesh and bone, dreams and reality, promise and fulfillment. Its totality is too broad for canvas, too elusive for print. It has moods and ages, like a person. Its seasons are all growing seasons and the harvests ever secure. A university is, above all, an experience. It exists in the hearts and minds of those who draw from its wisdom and add to its reputation. A university is a place, yes, but a place of the spirit. It is described, forever after, by its family, not as architecture, but as personality and precept and conversion. A university is what its alumni have become. They are its voice to the world. Some alumni achieve headlines, bear titles, manage corporations, represent constituents, build, create, publicize, minister, protect, teach. Some labor less conspicuously, contributing from the depths of their talents, fostering understanding, transmitting appreciation. They speak for us, our alumni. And they speak well. Robert T. Reilly, UNO Professor Emeritus


UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA AT OMAHA ADMINISTRATION John E. Christensen, Ph.D., Chancellor B.J. Reed, Ph.D., Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs Bill Conley, MBA, Vice Chancellor for Business and Finance THE COLLEGES David Boocker, Ph.D., Dean, College of Arts and Sciences Nancy A. Edick, Ed.D., Dean, College of Education Louis Pol, Ph.D., Dean, College of Business Administration John Bartle, Ph.D., Dean, College of Public Affairs and Community Service Hesham Ali, Ph.D., Dean, College of Information Science & Technology Gail F. Baker, Ph.D., Dean, College of Communication, Fine Arts and Media Deborah Smith-Howell, Ph.D., Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Dean, Graduate Studies Thomas Gouttierre, M.A., Dean, International Studies and Programs Stephen Shorb, M.A., Dean, Criss Library University of Nebraska-Lincoln Academic Programs: Timothy Wei, Ph.D., Dean, College of Engineering Marjorie Kostelnik, Ph.D., Dean, College of Education and Human Sciences

UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA THE BOARD OF REGENTS Timothy Clare, J.D. Howard Hawks, MBA Jim Pillen, DVM Bob Whitehouse, M.S. Robert Schafer, J.D. Kent Schroeder, J.D. Bob Phares Hal Daub, J.D. STUDENT REGENTS University of Nebraska at Omaha, Jordan Koch University of Nebraska at Kearney, Connor Schulte University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Kevin Knudson University of Nebraska Medical Center, Krupa Savalia Special thanks to our faculty marshals: Jodi Kreiling, Ph.D. Lisabeth Buchelt, Ph.D. Special thanks to the Theta Chi fraternity. Design, AIGA-UNO Creative Director, Althea Satterfield, Office of University Communications Editor and Project Manager, Stephanie Montgomery, Office of University Communications The University of Nebraska at Omaha does not discriminate based on gender, age, disability, race, color, religion, marital status, veteran’s status, national or ethnic origin, or sexual orientation. The University of Nebraska at Omaha will be taking pictures at this event for use in advertising and other promotional materials, whether in print, electronic or other media. This publication was printed with soy ink on recycled material made from 30% post-consumer reclaimed materials.


ACADEMIC REGALIA

History of Hood and Robe

TASSEL COLORS

Graduate College

College of Public Affairs and Community Service

Identification of the hood and robe as academic apparel is believed to have originated at the English universities of Oxford and Cambridge during the twelfth and thirteenth centuries. The hoods are a carry-over from the times when monks, who operated these universities, wore them to protect their shaved heads in winter. The robe is an adaptation of the shoulder cape also worn by these same monks while collecting alms.

Doctoral Programs

Specialist in Education

Bachelor of Science in Criminology and Criminal Justice

Master of Accounting

Bachelor of General Studies

Master of Architectural Engineering

Bachelor of Science in Social Work

Master of Arts

Bachelor of Science in Aviation

Master of Arts for Teachers of Mathematics

Bachelor of Science in Emergency Management

Use of the academic robe came to the United States in 1754, with the founding of what is now Columbia University. In 1895, a commission of University officials adopted a universal code of design and color for the academic garb. This code has undergone several revisions in subsequent years.

Master of Business Administration

Styling of the robes varies for the bachelor’s, master’s and doctorate degrees with the width of sleeve borders and length of the hood increasing with each advanced degree. Hoods are normally not used for bachelor’s degrees today. Instead, the tassel colors are used to indicate the degree program. All doctorate degree recipients are indicated by a gold tassel.

Omicron Delta Kappa Active student members of the UNO Circle of Omicron Delta Kappa, the National Leadership Honor Society, shall be recognized by the blue, white, and black honor cords, the official colors of the society.

Phi Kappa Phi Members of the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s most selective all-discipline academic honor organization, shall be recognized by the navy blue and gold honor cords or stoles.

Pi Gamma Mu

Master of Business Administration —Executive MBA

College of Information Science & Technology

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science

Master of Fine Arts

Bachelor of Science in Management Information Systems

Master of Music

Bachelor of Science in Bioinformatics

Master of Public Administration

Bachelor of Science in Information Assurance

Master of Public Health

Bachelor of Science in IT Innovation

Master of Science

Master of Social Work

College of Arts and Sciences

College of Communication, Fine Arts and Media

Bachelor of Arts in Art History

Bachelor of Arts in Communication

Bachelor of Arts

Bachelor of Arts in Studio Art

Bachelor of Science

Bachelor of Arts in Theatre

Bachelor of Fine Arts

College of Education

Bachelor of Science in Education

Bachelor of Music

Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training

Bachelor of Science in Communication

Bachelor of Science in Public Health

College of Business Administration

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

Blue and white cords with the blue tassels honor graduating members of Pi Gamma Mu, the International Honor Society in Social Science.

UNL College of Engineering

Bachelor of Science

Associate

UNL College of Education and Human Sciences Bachelor of Science in Education and Human Sciences

U.S. Military Veteran Red, white, and blue cords signify a U.S. military veteran.

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UNDERGRADUATE HONORS

Baccalaureate degrees with honors are awarded as follows: Grades awarded in all courses taken at all colleges and universities attended are included in computing the Grade Point Average (GPA) for determining eligibility for honors. It should be noted that the GPA included in the student grade reports issued by the Registrar’s Office reflects only courses taken at UNO, UNL, UNMC, and UNK. • To all graduates whose scholastic average for their entire university career and at UNO is 3.51 or above, but below 3.63, the degree is conferred cum laude. • To all graduates whose scholastic average for their entire university career and at UNO is 3.63 or above, but below 3.87, the degree is conferred magna cum laude. • To all graduates whose scholastic average for their entire university career and at UNO is 3.87 or above, the degree is conferred summa cum laude. • To qualify for honors, a student must have earned at least 60 semester hours within the University of Nebraska system, 30 hours of which must be completed at the University of Nebraska at Omaha and in which letter grades of “A,” “B,” “C,” or “D” are received.

Baccalaureate degrees with honors extra muros These degrees are awarded to transfer students who have not completed the required 60 semester hours of credit within the University of Nebraska system required for cum laude, magna cum laude, or summa cum laude honors.

Degrees with Distinction

Honors Legend

University Honors Program

(UNL College of Engineering and UNL College of Education and Human Sciences)

Students graduating with honors are distinguished with the following abbreviations listed after their names.

The University Honors Program is a university-wide program providing maximum educational opportunities for students of high ability through special multidisciplinary seminars and participation in an academic level not generally possible in usual curricular offerings.

In recognition of outstanding academic excellence, the UNL College of Engineering and the UNL College of Education and Human Sciences recommends the bachelor’s degree with Distinction, with High Distinction, and with Highest Distinction.

UNL College of Engineering • Candidates for the bachelor’s degree who have successfully completed the program to which they were admitted and achieved a 3.90 cumulative grade point average and above will receive a degree with Distinction. • Candidates for the bachelor’s degree who have successfully completed the program to which they were admitted and achieved a 3.95 cumulative grade point average and above will receive a degree with High Distinction. • Candidates for the bachelor’s degree who have successfully completed the program to which they were admitted and achieved a 3.95 cumulative grade point average and above and a recommendation from the department will receive a degree with Highest Distinction.

UNL College of Education and Human Sciences • Candidates for the bachelor’s degree who have successfully completed the program to which they were admitted and achieved a 3.85 to 3.949 cumulative grade point average will receive a degree with Distinction.

Summa Cum Laude

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Magna Cum Laude

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Cum Laude

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Highest Distinction High Distinction Distinction Extra Muros

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Medallion Colors Students receiving their baccalaureate degree with honors will be presented medallions in the colors indicated below. Summa Cum Laude Red/White Magna Cum Laude White Cum Laude Red

The program is an outgrowth of the Arts and Sciences Honors Program and was initiated in 1978. It is governed through the Office of the Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs and administered through the Honors Director. All UNO colleges implement the Honors Program. As part of their Honors Program requirements, students undertake a research project that results in a Senior Honors Thesis. Students who have been designated in this booklet as Honors Program students have fulfilled the academic requirements of this program. Honors Program graduates wear blue and scarlet Honors cords.

UNL College of Engineering and UNL College of Education and Human Sciences students receiving their baccalaureate degrees with honors will be presented medallions in the colors indicated below. Highest Distinction High Distinction Distinction

Red/White White Red

• Candidates for the bachelor’s degree who have successfully completed the program to which they were admitted and achieved a 3.95 to 3.99 cumulative grade point average will receive a degree with High Distinction. • Candidates for the bachelor’s degree who have successfully completed the program to which they were admitted and achieved a 4.0 cumulative grade point average will receive a degree with Highest Distinction.

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PROGRAM OF EVENTS

STUDENT MARSHALS

Friday, May 9 Conferral of Degrees Ceremony

These students were chosen to represent their college by carrying their college banner.

Prelude Performed by the UNO Faculty Brass Quintet

Conferral of Degrees Chancellor John E. Christensen, Ph.D.

Processional “Pomp and Circumstance March No. 1,” E. Elgar

Doctorate, Educational Specialists, and Master’s Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Dean of Graduate Studies Deborah Smith-Howell, Ph.D.

Master of Ceremonies Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs B.J. Reed, Ph.D. National Anthem “The Star Spangled Banner,” soloist Kaela Lynn Chancellor’s Welcome Chancellor John E. Christensen, Ph.D. Regent’s Welcome Regent Hal Daub

Bachelor’s Arts and Sciences Dean David Boocker, Ph.D. Education Dean Nancy A. Edick, Ed.D. Business Administration Dean Louis Pol, Ph.D.

Information Science & Technology Dean Hesham Ali, Ph.D.

Undergraduate Speaker Michael Blakely, “Lost in China”

Communication, Fine Arts and Media Dean Gail F. Baker, Ph.D.

Presentation of Citation for Alumni Achievement Lee Denker, President and CEO of the UNO Alumni Association to: Penny Sackett, Ph.D. Introduction of Academic Deans Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs B.J. Reed, Ph.D. Presentation of Degree Candidates Academic Deans

Zachary Jacobs

Cory Ruzicka

Danielle Hoechner

Samantha Spenner

Graduate College

College of Arts and Sciences

College of Education

College of Education

Public Affairs and Community Service Dean John Bartle, Ph.D.

Student Addresses Graduate Speaker Rebecca Shively, “Results from a Longitudinal Study at UNO” Chancellor’s Medal Chancellor John E. Christensen, Ph.D. to: Joe Kaminski, M.S.

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Student Marshals

UNL College of Engineering Associate Dean John Thorp, M.S. UNL College of Education and Human Sciences Dean Marjorie Kostelnik, Ph.D. Closing Remarks Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs B.J. Reed, Ph.D.

Meggan Gibson

Rachel Olson

Catherine Stevens

Daniel Florance

College of Business Administration

College of Business Administration

College of Business Administration

College of Public Affairs and Community Service

Recessional “Triumphal March” from Aida, Giuseppe Verdi

Melanie Alexander

Chase Barrington

Samantha Bryan

Charles Krolikowski

College of Information Science & Technology

College of Communication, Fine Arts and Media

College of Communication, Fine Arts and Media

University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Engineering

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REGENT’S WELCOME

STUDENT SPEAKERS

Across more than four decades of public service, dedication to the community and professional achievements, Hal Daub is one of the most highly regarded attorneys in Nebraska.

Regent Hal Daub

She chose UNO because the “phenomenal support from the faculty in the psychology department allowed me the freedom to pursue my research interests.”

Before completing two terms as the mayor of Omaha, he served four terms in the U.S. House of Representatives, with positions on the House Ways and Means, Public Works and Transportation, Government Operations, and Small Business Committees. He also was a board member for the U.S. Conference of Mayors, the National League of Cities and Omaha’s Metropolitan Entertainment and Convention Authority. In November 2012, he was elected to the University of Nebraska Board of Regents.

“I had great opportunities for teaching, research, and giving back to the community through service learning projects in the classroom. I really enjoyed the collaborative nature of our program and working with my fellow graduate students,” Rebecca said.

Hal is a member of the Healthcare, Life Sciences & Pharmaceuticals industry team at Husch Blackwell. He represents a multistate pharmacy benefits management company, an electronic hospital-discharge company, a 50-state home healthcare franchise company, a nursing home operator in Nebraska and Iowa, a business that distributes wholesale pharmaceutical products to nursing homes and statewide nursing and chiropractic physicians’ trade associations. In addition, he has authored numerous publications on Social Security and has frequently spoken on healthcare public policy.

Her future plans include working as director of Education and Metrics for the Business Ethics Alliance where she will be developing and implementing curriculum and evaluation tools to promote business ethics throughout Omaha.

Rebecca was very involved at UNO. During her undergraduate career, she played trumpet in the Marching Maverick Band and also participated in the University Concert Band and Jazz Ensemble. As a graduate student, she was involved in SIOP-UNO, the student organization for industrial/organizational psychology and was a tri-chair officer for two years.

Graduate Speaker Rebecca Shively

Michael Blakely is graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. His focus of study is marketing with an international business minor.

Hal’s extensive community service illustrates his commitment to the healthcare field: •

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Rebecca Shively is graduating with a Doctorate in Industrial/ Organizational Psychology and received both her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from UNO in 2006 and 2009, respectively.

He chose UNO “because of its uncontested reputation as not just being excellent academically, but for also being a staple within the city and community.” He believes being an alumnus not only sets him apart from the rest, it means he’s part of the Maverick family.

Active in the Nebraska chapter of the American Heart Association since 1968, Hal has been President and Chair of the Board of Directors. In 2012, he and his wife oversaw the annual Heart Ball, which raised more than $400,000.

“The opportunities UNO has provided me have dramatically changed my life and have given me all the tools necessary to lead a fulfilling and successful career path,” Michael said.

He has been on the Board of Directors for Community Health Charities of Nebraska since 1979 and served on many national committees for the umbrella organization, Community Health Charities of America. Individually or together with his wife, Hal has chaired organizational efforts for the Multiple Sclerosis Society, the American Diabetes Association, the Alzheimer’s Association and Essential Pregnancy Services of Omaha.

Michael’s major accomplishments while attending UNO have been studying in eight countries with the Study Abroad program. Those countries include Italy, France, United Arab Emirates, Nepal, Thailand, China, Vietnam, and South Korea. During his study abroad experience in China, Michael was part of a student organization that welcomed foreign students to the university, which included showing them around and getting them acclimated to the campus. Undergraduate Speaker Michael Blakely

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His future plans include finding a career in international marketing, allowing him to travel and learn new languages.

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CHANCELLOR’S MEDAL

CITATION FOR ALUMNI ACHIEVEMENT

Dr. Penny Sackett, a 1978 UNO graduate, is an internationally acclaimed physicist, astronomer and former chief scientist for Australia. In 2005, she was part of a global network of astronomers to discover the first known Earth-sized planet orbiting a normal star other than the Sun.

Joe Kaminski, a Buffalo, New York, native, has held a variety of professional positions within UNO’s Campus Recreation in the Health, Physical Education and Recreation (HPER) building. He currently serves as the senior director for Wellness and as the director of Campus Recreation. He received his master’s degree in Physical Education from UNO in 1982.

Penny’s extensive career in higher education began at UNO, where she graduated summa cum laude with a degree in physics and was named an outstanding physics and mathematics student. She earned a master’s degree and doctorate in theoretical physics from the University of Pittsburgh, where she taught from 1978 to 1993.

Outside of the department, Joe has served as the Staff Advisory Council president, held one of three ombudsman positions on campus, served on a number of search committees, as well as participated in numerous standing University committees. The most rewarding undertaking for Joe has been the addition and renovation project of the HPER building, which was completed in 2010. The state-of-the-art building is one of the premier facilities in the Midwest and positively contributes to the health and wellness of UNO students, faculty, and staff.

In 1995, Penny moved to the Netherlands and became an assistant professor at the Kapteyn Astronomical Institute at the University of Groningen. She began assembling a team of 73 astronomers from 12 countries — dubbed PLANET (Probing Lensing Anomalies NETwork) — that searched for planets by looking at the way gravity bends light. In 2005, the team discovered what then was the smallest planet detected outside our solar system.

Joe is active in the National Intramural Recreation Sports Association (NIRSA) collegiate recreational sports professional organization. During his career, he has served the association as a state director, basketball officiating clinician, tournament organizer, and state and regional conference director.

Joe Kaminski

Joe is married to Jan Kaminski. They have two daughters, Anna and Carly; two son-in-laws, Nic and Kolby; and a granddaughter named Brooklyn.

Penny Sackett

In 2012, Penny moved to Australia to become director of the ANU School of Astronomy and Astrophysics, and of the Mount Stromlo and Siding Spring Observatories. Six months later, wildfires destroyed the world-famous, 78-year-old observatory and its five telescopes, causing $10 million in damage. Penny led the rebuilding, which included a new instrument and technology center. Her professional experience includes teaching, research administration and science journalism. In 2011, she was the keynote speaker at the biennial Adelaide Festival of Ideas on the theme of Uncertainty and Science. That same year she helped draft the Stockholm Memorandum released from the 3rd Nobel Laureate Symposium on Global Sustainability. She sits on the steering committee for the 4th Nobel Laureate Symposium, “Changing Climate, Changing Cities,” to be held October 2014 in Hong Kong. She lives in New South Wales and holds dual citizenship in Australia and the United States.

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CANDIDATES FOR GRADUATE DEGREES

Stephanie Jean Dredge

BA, Creighton University, 2009; MS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2012; School Psychology, “The Effects of a Summer Reading Program on Students’ Oral Reading Fluency;” Project Adviser: Dr. Lisa Kelly-Vance

Kelly Nicole Juilfs

Jessica Marie Cohenour

BA, University of Missouri - Kansas City, 2003; Psychology, “An Experimental Analysis of Behavioral Disinhibition;” Thesis Advisers: Dr. Valerie M. Volkert and Dr. Lisa Kelly-Vance

Krystle Marie Kelhoffer

David Andrew Piontek

DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY

DOCTOR OF EDUCATION

Eric John Faurote

Robert Lewis Ingram

MASTER OF ARTS

Rebecca Lynn Shively

BA, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2006; MA, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2009; Psychology, “Ambition for What? Implicit Beliefs, Achievement Goals, and Gender Differences in Career Ambition;” Dissertation Adviser: Dr. Carey S. Ryan

Changsoo Song

BS, University of Seoul, 1996; Master of Public Administration, University of Seoul, 1998; Master of Business Administration, Miami University, 2002; Public Administration, “Factors Influencing Micro-Enterprises’ Information Technology Adoption;” Dissertation Advisers: Dr. Kenneth Kriz and Dr. Jooho Lee

Terry Stone

BS, Saint Louis University, 2008; MA, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2011; Psychology, “The Effect of Parental Reminiscing Style on the Development of the Self Concept;” Dissertation Adviser: Dr. Brigette Ryalls

Yan Xiao

BA, Changsha Railway Institute, 1997; Public Administration, “The Credit Threat of Public Pension Funding on State Credit Ratings;” Dissertation Advisers: Dr. John Bartle and Dr. Kenneth Kriz

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BA, Northwestern College, 1999; MS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2002; Education Specialist, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2004; Educational Administration, “Sustained Effects of Intensive Reading Intervention: Can Intensive Intervention Gains Made in Primary Grades be Maintained Through the End of Elementary School?;” Dissertation Adviser: Dr. Kay Keiser

Adam Nathan Sempek

BA, University of Nebraska - Lincoln, 2005; MS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2009; Education Specialist, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2011; Educational Administration, “Elementary and Secondary Teachers’ Attitudes Towards the Education of English Language Learners in the Mainstream Classroom in Rural Schools;” Dissertation Adviser: Dr. Jeanne L. Surface

EDUCATION SPECIALIST Samantha Jean Bayer

BA, University of Nebraska - Lincoln, 2009; MS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2012; School Psychology, “The Prevalence of Bullying Among Young Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder;” Project Adviser: Dr. Brian McKevitt

Kelly A DiFolco Nuno

BA, Creighton University, 2010; MS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2012; School Psychology, “A Playground Social Skills Intervention for Children Exhibiting Emotional and Behavioral Problems;” Project Adviser: Dr. Brian McKevitt

Desiree Nicole Johnson

BS, Oklahoma Christian University, 2008; Communications, “Perceptions of Envy, Relationship Satisfaction and Relationship Solidarity in Adult Sibling Relationships;” Thesis Adviser: Dr. Marshall Prisbell

Kristin Rose Micek

BA, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2010; School Psychology, “Preservice Teachers’ Knowledge and Perceptions of Effective Behavior Management Strategies;” Project Adviser: Dr. Brian McKevitt

Jolene Johnson

Samantha Ann Chesters

Alexandra Leigh Perez

Nicholas Paul Petersen

Allison Nicole Nields

BS, Wayne State College, 2006; Public Administration, “Examining Differences in Local Government Management Among U.S. States: A Regional Analysis of MPA Programs and Professionalism;” Dissertation Adviser: Dr. Robert Blair

BS, Eastern New Mexico University, 2012; Athletic Training

BA, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2010; English, “Broken Body Broken Mind: Essays From Former Selves;” Thesis Adviser: Dr. John T. Price BS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2010; Psychology, “A Closer Look at the Effects of Actions Versus Inactions on Post-Decisional Regret: Do Perceptions of Self Versus Others Play a Role?;” Thesis Adviser: Dr. Lisa Scherer

BA, Creighton University, 2009; MS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2012; School Psychology, “A Relational Aggression Intervention in Early Childhood;” Project Adviser: Dr. Lisa Kelly-Vance

Christian Lawrence Janousek

Theresa Marie Chacon

Zachary Ryan Jacobs

BA, University of Nebraska - Lincoln, 2011; English, “On the Occasion of Your Father’s Temporary Death;” Thesis Adviser: Dr. Ramon Guerra

Madeleine Nicole Moody

BS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 1980; MS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 1990; Educational Administration, “Achievement Outcomes of Sixth-Grade Students With a Military Parent Deployed to a War Zone or a Military Parent Not Deployed Compared to Same School Students Whose Parents Have No Military Affiliation;” Dissertation Adviser: Dr. John Hill

BA, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 1982; Language Teaching

BA, Hastings College, 2010; MS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2012; School Psychology, “The Impact of a Three-Week Summer Reading Program on Students’ Oral Reading Fluency;” Project Adviser: Dr. Lisa Kelly-Vance BS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2009; MS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2012; School Psychology, “The Relationship Between Teachers’ Self-Efficacy with Behavior Management and School-Wide Positive Behavior Supports;” Project Adviser: Dr. Brian McKevitt

BS, Iowa State University, 2005; MA, University of Northern Iowa, 2009; Psychology, “Work-Family Conflict and Employee Health: A Longitudinal Examination of Health Behaviors and Flextime;” Dissertation Adviser: Dr. Lisa Scherer

Laura Marie Catron

Fatimah Al Bahrani

BS, Creighton University, 2011; Health, Physical Education & Recreation

Shea Elise Anderson

BS, Iowa State University, 2012; Health, Physical Education & Recreation

Angela Marie Araya

BS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 1999; Language Teaching

Brent Russell Backman

BS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2004; Communications, “Follow the White Rabbit: An Ethnographic Exploration into the Drug Culture Concealed Within the “Deep Web”;” Thesis Adviser: Dr. Jeremy Lipschultz

Lindsey Ann Bandow

Ashley Dawn Daily

BS, Doane College, 2012; Athletic Training

Kelli Marie Florio Leda Sevil Frost

Tasuku Kurane

BA, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2012; English

Jessica Rose Cecelia Glasser

BA, Ashford University, 2011; Language Teaching

alvin hoy goeser

BA, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2005; Geography, “A Haptic Geography: How it Feels to be Outward Bound;” Thesis Adviser: Dr. Christina Dando

Jennifer Grobeck

BA, Iowa State University, 2006; Language Teaching

Bryan Matthew Hagg

BA, University of Sioux Falls, 2005; Communications

Elizabeth R. Harp

BS, University of Kentucky, 2011; Athletic Training

Destini Burns

BS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2011; Communications

Ana Medea Cathcart

BS, Nebraska Wesleyan University, 2012; Psychology

This list includes names of persons who were candidates as of April 25, 2014. Degrees to be awarded are subject to completion of the academic requirements.

BA, Waseda University, 2005; Athletic Training

Tracy Lee Larsen

BA, Midland Lutheran College, 2007; English

Christopher David Lawton

BA, University of Wyoming, 2004; English, “Tutorials: Lessons From a Digital Life;” Thesis Adviser: Dr. Lisa Knopp

Wei Li

BS, Hebei University of Science & Technology, 2004; Communications, “On the Road of Recovery: The Interaction Between Media Framing and Equity Market in the Post-Financial Crisis;” Thesis Adviser: Dr. Chin-Chung Chao

Amanda Ludes

Bethany Ellice Proksel

BA, Colorado Christian University, 2008; History

Christine J. Quick

BS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2011; Psychology, “Influence of Distributive Justice on Volunteer Satisfaction and Intention to Quit as a Function of the Importance of Extrinsic Outcomes;” Thesis Adviser: Dr. Lisa Scherer

Lauren Annette Rawson

BS, Ohio State University, 2010; Health, Physical Education & Recreation

Gary Alan Repair

BA, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 1982; Communications

Lizabeth Frances Reynolds

BA, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2011; Communications, “How Women Work: A Content Analysis of Gender Differences in Sports Reporting in ESPN: The Magazine;” Thesis Adviser: Dr. David Ogden

Alec Keith Rigdon

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Avila University, 2011; Theatre

Andrew Edward Robinson

Amanda Catherine Henry

Ashley Louise Lyles

Jessica Kim Rogers

Eric Bryan Hoie

Patrick John Mainelli

BA, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2011; BS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2011; Language Teaching BS, Creighton University, 2011; Health, Physical Education & Recreation

Linyu Huang

James Joseph Bonk III

BS, University of Kansas, 2007; Communications

Bachelor of General Studies, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2012; Social Gerontology

BS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2012; Mathematics, “Phase Transition of Heterogeneous Boolean Networks;” Thesis Adviser: Dr. Dora Matache

BA, University of Notre Dame, 2011; Psychology, “What Underlies the Pursuit of Missing Information in Negotiations? An Examination of Possible Mediating Processes;” Thesis Adviser: Dr. Lisa Scherer

Cody Daniel Barnes

BS, University of Tennessee - Knoxville, 2011; Athletic Training

BS, United States Air Force Academy, 1983; MA, Naval Postgraduate School, 1991; History, “They Kept the Trains Running: The U.S. Russian Railway Service Corps During the Allied Intervention in Russia’s Civil War;” Thesis Adviser: Dr. Bruce M. Garver

Hillary Rose Koehler

Niki Katrina Teresa Holzapfel

Cody Thomas Blackford

Kenneth Larry Knotts, Jr.

BS, Southwestern College, 2012; Health, Physical Education & Recreation

BS, Iowa State University, 2009; Psychology, “Effects of Diversity Training Ideology on Intergroup Attitudes: Comparing Colorblind, Multicultural, and All-inclusive Multicultural Approaches;” Thesis Adviser: Dr. Carey S. Ryan BA, Waldorf College, 2012; Athletic Training

BA, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2012; Social Gerontology

BS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2008; Geography, “Racial and Spectral Landscapes of North Omaha: An Analysis of the Omaha Riots of 1966;” Thesis Adviser: Dr. Christina Dando

BA, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2012; English, “The Self as Editor: Revised Pasts in Postmodern Fiction;” Thesis Adviser: Dr. Ramon Guerra BA, Hunan University, 2011; Communications

Megan Leigh Huerter

BA, Southern Methodist University, 2011; History, “Aiding the Refugees: Voluntary Agencies and the Realization of Cuban Refugee Asylum, 1959-1965;” Thesis Adviser: Dr. Danielle Battisti

Leslie Sue Irwin

BA, Dana College, 2000; English

Kelly Nicole Jackson

Bachelor of General Studies, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2012; Health, Physical Education & Recreation

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BS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2007; MS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2012; English BA, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2007; English, “Encomia;” Thesis Adviser: Dr. Todd Richardson

Eric Russell Meyer

BS, Bellevue University, 2011; Criminology & Criminal Justice, “A New Typology in Sex-Offender Legislation: An Exploration of All Laws That Affect Sex Offenders in Nebraska and Iowa;” Thesis Adviser: Dr. Lisa L. Sample

Diane Ellen Newcomer

BA, North Central University, 2008; Language Teaching

Hannah Kaye Niebaum

BA, University of Northern Iowa, 2012; Health, Physical Education & Recreation

BA, Connecticut College, 1999; MA, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2011; English, “…Coming From, Going Toward…;” Thesis Adviser: Dr. Lisa Knopp

Dean Edward Ross

BS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 1982; Health, Physical Education & Recreation

Greg Edward Schoonmaker BA, Creighton University, 1999; English

Marietta Sewell

Bachelor of General Studies, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2008; Social Gerontology

Robert D. Silvers

BA, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2012; Language Teaching

BS, University of Wisconsin - River Falls, 2012; Health, Physical Education & Recreation

Jessica Jon Niemeier

Jacob A. Stryker

BA, Nebraska Wesleyan University, 2011; Psychology, “A Comparison of the Effects of Errorless vs. Error Correction Procedures on Skill Acquisition;” Thesis Adviser: Dr. Wayne Fisher

BA, Doane College, 2009; Athletic Training

Elizabeth Nicole Sykes

BA, University of Portland, 2012; Criminology & Criminal Justice, “Examining the Effects of Social Integration on Levels of Trust in Police Across Race;” Thesis Adviser: Dr. Candice Batton

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CANDIDATES FOR GRADUATE DEGREES CONT.

Quinn Camille Texmo

Osamah Alhenaki

Annalisa Blankman

Kristina Thompson

Khaled M. Almassar

Richelle N. Blum

BS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2007; Communications BA, University of Nebraska - Lincoln, 2011; Criminology & Criminal Justice, “Psychological Moderation of Environmental Risk: A Test of Amplification and Buffering Hypotheses;” Thesis Adviser: Dr. Jukka Savolainen

Samantha Joyce Tienken

BS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2011; Health, Physical Education & Recreation

Sara Catherine Torres

BA, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2009; Sociology

Erica Ann Trabold

BA, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2012; English, “Settling;” Thesis Adviser: Dr. Tammie M. Kennedy

Dane Taulaga Makia Uperesa

BA, University of Hawaii at Manoa; Communications, “Inspiration or Insult? An Assessment of Coaches’ Verbal Aggression on Athlete’s Self Reported Motivation;” Thesis Adviser: Dr. David Ogden

Alexander John Vick

BS, University of Nevada, 2012; Athletic Training

James Lee Vnuk

BA, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2007; English

Krista Delores Walburn

BS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2012; Management Information Systems

Zeyad Khaled D. Alnahedh

Bachelor of Economics, Imam Muhammad ibn Saud Islamic University, 2010; Economics

Nadhal Mohammed Alshakhs BS, King Saud University, 2007; Economics

Krista Michele Anderson

Bachelor of General Studies, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2008; Counseling

Scott David Anderson

BS, Brown University, 1980; Counseling

Johary Lucas Andrianatoandro BS, University of Fianarantsoa, 2009; Management Information Systems

Rosemary Oneke Arrah

BA, Augustana College, 2003; MA, Trinity College, 2008; Counseling

BS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2008; Mathematics

MASTER OF SCIENCE Mahesh Agarwal

BS, University of Delhi, 1995; Master of Business Administration, FORE School of Management, 1999; Economics

Olusola Ajala

BS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2010; Economics

Maria McGinnis Akers

BA, University of Nebraska at Kearney, 2011; Economics

Serge Kodzovi Akpalou

BA, University of Ghana, 2012; Political Science

Mohammed Alamri

BS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2011; Economics

Rubenia Olaska Borge

Bachelor of Engineering, National University of Engineering Managua, 2009; Management Information Systems

Jessica Brandt

BS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2013; Secondary Education

Eric William Brown

Bachelor of Music, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 1986; Bachelor of General Studies, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 1994; Computer Science, “The Application of Graph Theory to Access Control Systems;” Thesis Adviser: Dr. Victor Winter

Lauren Egli

BS, Iowa State University, 2011; Secondary Education

Whitney Clare Fagan

BS, University of Nebraska - Lincoln, 2010; Educational Leadership

Julie Marie Feldman

BS, University of Nebraska - Lincoln, 2013; Elementary Education

Kenneth Allen Filippini

Bachelor of Business Administration, University of Michigan, 1980; Management Information Systems

Sasha Foo

BS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2013; Special Education

Jessica Fritz

Jennifer Leigh Williams

BS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2002; Health, Physical Education & Recreation

BS, University of Nebraska at Kearney, 2009; Mathematics

BA, University of Northern Iowa, 2012; Elementary Education

Liang Cao

BS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2008; Criminology & Criminal Justice

BS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 1997; Special Education

Linda Jane York

Paul Lawrence Bonk

Samantha Douglas

JoDee Rae Friedly

BS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2012; Health, Physical Education & Recreation

Bachelor of General Studies, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2008; Health, Physical Education & Recreation

Bachelor of Economics, Academy of Economic Studies, 2008; Economics

Taylor Lyn Canfield

Robert J. Bahr

Daniel Woodcock

Tatiana Bodrug

BA, Hastings College, 2012; Health, Physical Education & Recreation, “A Comparison of Joint Torques and Powers During Overground Versus Treadmill Walking Patients with Peripheral Arterial Disease;” Thesis Adviser: Dr. Sara Myers

Thomas Henry Arrance

John Harding Whitmyre

BS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2012; Communications

BS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2012; Elementary Education

Alek Zakary Diffendaffer

David Jon Bulin

Karina Brianne Baack

Laura Winingham

BA, University of Nebraska at Kearney, 2006; Special Education

BA, College of Saint Mary, 2011; MA, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2013; Educational Leadership

Bachelor of General Studies, University of Kansas, 2011; Counseling, “Effects of Physical Activity on Spatial Memory in Young Adults;” Thesis Adviser: Dr. Abby Bjornsen

BA, Dana College, 2000; English

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BA, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2013; Political Science

Daniel Arthur Bailey

Kirstin Barbara Baker

BA, University of Northern Iowa, 2012; Elementary Education

Anthony William Baranowski

BS, University of Nebraska at Kearney, 2008; Political Science

Courtney Shane Barber

BA, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2010; Urban Studies

Christopher A. Barrett

BA, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2012; Political Science

Mohammed Omar Basudan

BS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2012; Civil Engineering

Kristine Batenhorst

BA, Hastings College, 2013; Elementary Education

Matthew Battey

BS, University of Nebraska - Lincoln, 1997; Computer Science, “The Quasigroup Block Cipher and its Analysis;” Thesis Advisers: Dr. Abhishek Parakh and Dr. Haifeng Guo

Amy Crystal Baumann

BS, University of Nebraska - Lincoln, 2006; Secondary Education BA, Butler University, 2012; Speech-Language Pathology Bachelor of Engineering, Donghua University, 2003; Computer Science, “Automated Oracle Generation via Denotational Semantics;” Thesis Adviser: Dr. Haifeng Guo

BS, University of Nebraska - Lincoln, 2012; Elementary Education BS, University of Kansas, 2011; Psychology BS, University of Nebraska - Lincoln, 2011; Elementary Education

Melissa Jo Gates

BS, University of Nebraska - Lincoln, 1995; BS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2010; Management Information Systems

David John Gotrik

BS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2009; Mathematics

Morgan Gradoville

Jennifer Holland

BS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2012; Biology, “Molecular Detection of Pathogens in Water Sources of Peru;” Thesis Adviser: Dr. Paul Davis

Quinn Tavish Guilds

BS, University of Nebraska at Kearney, 2012; Criminology & Criminal Justice

Carrie J. Guise

BA, University of Northern Iowa, 2003; Educational Leadership

Brittany Diane Gunther

BS, Nebraska Wesleyan University, 2011; Counseling

Ashley Nicole Hagemann

Chelsey Hansen

BS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2013; Elementary Education

Joel Michael Case

Gerrit Geisler

Christine Elizabeth Harris

BA, University of Northern Iowa, 2012; Speech-Language Pathology

Mary Clare Clemens

BA, Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota, 1980; Special Education

Anne Jeanette Coffman

BS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 1998; Elementary Education

Jessica Fay Curd

BS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2007; Criminology & Criminal Justice

Kayla Marie Baumberger

Benjamin F. Darling

BS, University of Nebraska - Lincoln, 2001; Secondary Education

BS, Kent State University, 2001; Educational Leadership

BS, Technical University of Braunschweig, 2011; Master of Business Information Systems, Technical University of Braunschweig, 2012; Management Information Systems, “Optimizations in Project Risk Management Through Collaboration Science;” Thesis Adviser: Dr. Gert-Jan de Vreede

BA, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2011; School Psychology

Jonathan Reinhart Gesell

BS, Illinois State University, 2006; Speech-Language Pathology

Makenzie Rose Gillaspie

BA, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, 2012; School Psychology

Laura Glennie

BS, University of Nebraska - Lincoln, 2011; Elementary Education

Michael Bick Godfrey

BS, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1966; MS, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1966; Doctor of Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1968; Bachelor of Music, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2003; Political Science

Tammy S. Goldsberry

BS, Peru State College, 1989; Master of Public Administration, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2007; Management Information Systems

MAY 2014 COMMENCEMENT

BS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2012; Elementary Education

Samantha Jean Jack

BS, University of Nebraska Omaha, 2012; Biology, “Genetic Analysis of Parkinsonism/Dementia and Multiple Sclerosis;” Thesis Adviser: Dr. Bruce A. Chase

Sean William Jackson

BS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2013; Elementary Education

Tricia K. Jensen

Christopher Lee Johnson

BS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2007; Counseling

BA, Midland Lutheran College, 1996; Counseling

Laura Lee Claussen

Kylie Marie Hubbell

Carrie Ann Hamill

BS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2012; Elementary Education

BA, Austin College, 2008; Computer Science, “The Importance of Mapping to the Next Generation Retinal Prosthesis;” Thesis Adviser: Dr. Mahadevan Subramaniam

BS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2013; Secondary Education

BS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2012; Speech-Language Pathology

Melissa J. Hansen

BS, Mongolian University of Science & Technology, 2006; Management Information Systems

BS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2011; Secondary Education

BS, University of Nebraska - Lincoln, 2013; Elementary Education

Lindsay Marie Gatewood

Bolor Chimedochir

Richard Hewett Heyman

David Charles Grothen

Kyle Carruthers

BS, Clarke University, 2011; Biology, “Localization and Genetic Analysis of the Mind-Meld Gene in Drosophila melanogaster;” Thesis Adviser: Dr. Bruce A. Chase

BA, Hastings College, 2011; Speech-Language Pathology

Kristen Elise Hogan

BS, Colorado State University, 2012; Psychology

BS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2010; Counseling

Ana Ninoska Castro

Rachel Anne Heylmun

Rose Therese Green

Kimberly Sue Hansen

BS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2002; Political Science

BA, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2011; Political Science

BS, Tufts University, 1982; MS, Brown University, 1985; Management Information Systems

Elizabeth Joan Capadano

BS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2012; Secondary Education

Elizabeth Michele Hendrix

BS, University of Nebraska - Lincoln, 2013; Elementary Education

BA, Bellevue University, 2001; BS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2002; MA, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2008; Educational Leadership

BA, Kansas Wesleyan University, 2002; Counseling BS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2012; Health, Physical Education & Recreation, “Women’s Sexual Well-Being During the First Year of Childbirth;” Thesis Adviser: Dr. Sofia Jawed-Wessel

Alyssa Marie Foreman

Ronald J. Gorman, Jr.

Alice Jaye Harrison

BS, Tennessee Temple University, 1981; Elementary Education

Laura Hartman

Ryan Hasenkamp

BS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2011; Health, Physical Education & Recreation, “Investigation of Muscular Strength in Peripheral Arterial Disease;” Thesis Adviser: Dr. Sara Myers

BS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 1983; Master of Education, University of Nebraska - Lincoln, 1991; Counseling

Heidi Jo Ann Johnson

BA, University of Nebraska - Lincoln, 2005; BS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2008; Counseling

Connie Jones

BS, University of Nebraska - Lincoln, 2003; Information Assurance, “Evaluating the Use of Assurance Cases for Digital Forensics;” Thesis Adviser: Dr. Robin Gandhi

Erica A. Jones

BS, University of Nebraska - Lincoln, 2007; Speech-Language Pathology

Rebecca Lynn Kalinski

Bachelor of Business Administration, The College of William & Mary, 1979; BS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2007; Special Education

Marc Plas Kaminski

BS, Chadron State College, 2003; Special Education

Jamal A. Hassan

Anup Khanal

Brent Michael Hassenstab

Sahil Khullar

BA, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities, 2012; Health, Physical Education & Recreation BS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2012; Health, Physical Education & Recreation, “Resistance Exercise Performed with a Heated Versus Cooled Muscle Alters Proteolytic Gene Response;” Thesis Adviser: Dr. Dustin Slivka

Jessica Kira Haworth

BS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2012; Computer Science

Sarah A. Headlee

BS, Kathmandu University, 2010; Management Information Systems BS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2001; Management Information Systems

Eric Kenneth Kizaki

BA, University of Tulsa, 2009; Management Information Systems

Dwight Robert Koehler

BS, University of Nebraska - Lincoln, 1977; Management Information Systems

BS, Wayne State College, 1996; Special Education

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CANDIDATES FOR GRADUATE DEGREES CONT.

Bethany Braden Kracl

BA, Luther College, 2006; Counseling

Julie A. Kronberg

BS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2010; Special Education

Michael Thomas Kunz

BS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2012; Information Assurance

Sheila Elizabeth Lahmann

Bachelor of Social Work, University of Kansas, 2001; BA, University of Kansas, 2001; MS, University of Kansas, 2005; Counseling

Stefani Rene Langehennig

BA, University of Texas at Austin, 2009; Political Science, “Presidential Accountability, Lyndon Johnson, and the Six Day War;” Thesis Adviser: Dr. Randall Atkins

Mary Theresa Larkin

BA, Grand Valley State University, 2012; Elementary Education

Heath Wyatt Larson

BA, Central College, 2012; Health, Physical Education & Recreation

Joshua James Larson

BS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2012; Biology, “In vitro and In vivo Toxicity and Efficacy of Drug-like Compounds Identified in a High-Throughput Screen Against Toxoplasma gondii;” Thesis Adviser: Dr. Paul Davis

Michelle Marie Lawson

BS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2012; Speech-Language Pathology

Andrew Zenkichi Lescelius

BS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2011; Management Information Systems, “The Effects of Laptop and Mobile Device Use on Concentration and Attention in Higher Education In-Class Performance;” Thesis Adviser: Dr. Deepak Khazanchi

Qian Lin

Bachelor of Business Administration, Beijing Normal University, 2012; Economics

Daniel Peter McDonald

BS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2006; Management Information Systems, “Human Computer Interaction Design Principles for Technology Systems’ Hardware for Children with Hemiparesis;” Thesis Adviser: Dr. Ann Fruhling

Brandi McRoberts

BS, Wilmington University, 2011; Elementary Education

Tessa Kate Miller

BA, Dana College, 2008; School Psychology

Johanna Catherine Peterson

BS, University of Nebraska - Lincoln, 2012; Criminology & Criminal Justice, “Examining Victimization Types and Frequencies Among a Delinquent Female Population;” Thesis Adviser: Dr. Emily Wright

Megan Theresa Pick

BA, University of Northern Iowa, 2010; Counseling

Brittany Poole

BS, Northwest Missouri State University, 2013; Elementary Education

Adriana Moncada De Pina

Sylvia Porchia

Shawn Montgomery

Chandra Kaye Punt

BS, Bellevue University, 2003; Secondary Education Bachelor of General Studies, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2008; Management Information Systems

Stephanie Leone Mueller

BA, Morningside College, 2007; Urban Studies BA, University of North Dakota, 2012; Speech-Language Pathology

Teresa A. Queen

BA, Creighton University, 2012; Psychology

BS, Missouri Western State University, 1993; Master of Business Administration, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 1996; Psychology

Ivan Munteanu

Candice Rabiola

BS, Academy of Economic Studies, 2008; Management Information Systems, “Facial Key Features Detection Algorithm Implementation;” Thesis Adviser: Dr. Lotfollah Najjar

Tiffany Marie Murdoch

BA, University of Nebraska at Kearney, 2003; Political Science

Amber Noelle Murphy

BA, Doane College, 1998; MA, College of Saint Mary, 2012; Elementary Education

Abhilash Muthuraj

BA, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2010; Elementary Education

Jill Rae Rathje

BS, University of Nebraska - Lincoln, 2008; Counseling

Carley Rief

Kimberly Robinson

Kathleen Renee Schmedding BS, Iowa State University, 2006; Counseling

Adam D. Sevenker

Jacqueline Elisabeth Luze

Hans William Otto

Prajol Shakya

BS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2011; Criminology & Criminal Justice

Kelley Marshall

BS, University of Nebraska - Lincoln, 2012; Elementary Education

Carley Martinez

BS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2013; Elementary Education

Shannon Heesacker McClain

BA, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2012; Political Science

Gretchen E. McCulley

BA, Peru State College, 2010; Counseling

BS, Catholic Institute of Communication Studies, 2008; MS, Catholic Institute of Communication Studies, 2010; Economics

EmiLee Christen Paul

BS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2007; Elementary Education

Yan Peng

BS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2011; Management Information Systems

Jasmine S. Perdue

BS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2011; School Psychology

Gail Rayford Walker

Lyndsey Renee Stephenson

Dalin Wang

BA, University of Northern Iowa, 2005; Elementary Education

Bachelor of Economics, Peking University, 2012; Economics

Kelly Jean Stepp

Marina Watanabe

BS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2008; Special Education

BS, Chadron State College, 2011; Special Education

Emily Christine Stessman

Jeffrey David Wattier

BA, College of Saint Benedict, 2008; Speech-Language Pathology

BS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2008; Political Science

Brittany Lea Stovie

Asure Leigh West

BS, Bradley University, 1973; Elementary Education

Zachary Lynn Wilson

BS, University of Maryland, 1996; Criminology & Criminal Justice

Lala Safiatou Ouedraogo

BS, Kansas State University, 2001; BS, Kansas State University, 2008; Computer Science, “Test-Driven Learning in High School Computer Science;” Thesis Adviser: Dr. Harvey Siy

Jordyn Styskal

Carli Jo Rhylander

Terrie LeAnn Noland

Leisa Renae Maranell

Bachelor of Business Administration, Nebraska Wesleyan University, 2010; Management Information Systems

BS, Wayne State College, 2013; Elementary Education

BS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2012; Elementary Education

BS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2008; Counseling

BS, College of Saint Mary, 2013; Elementary Education

Dennis Alan Wager

BA, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2006; Speech-Language Pathology

Joshua Lingenfelter

Tara Mahoney

Bachelor of Engineering, Visveswaraiah Technological University, 2009; Computer Science

Trent LaVern Stryker

BS, Missouri State University, 2012; Speech-Language Pathology

BS, University of Nebraska Omaha, 2011; Biology, “Facing a Shrinking World: Thermal Physiology and Behavior of American Pikas, Relative to Climate Change;” Thesis Adviser: Dr. James A. Wilson

Ryan James Stejskal

Arun Vijayakumar

Brenda Reed

BS, University of Nebraska at Kearney, 2007; BS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2012; Civil Engineering

BS, Black Hills State University, 2009; Counseling

BS, University of Nebraska - Lincoln, 1994; Computer Science, “Program Comprehension of Aspect-Oriented Programs;” Thesis Adviser: Dr. Harvey Siy

Bachelor of Technology, Jaypee Institute of Information Technology, 2009; Computer Science

BA, University of Northern Iowa, 2000; Special Education

Joseph W. Nelson

BS, Creighton University, 2009; Elementary Education

Jeffrey William Steenbock

Dhawal Verma

Bachelor of General Studies, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2012; Counseling

BS, Creighton University, 2010; Elementary Education

David Nicholas Niemann

BS, Creighton University, 2011; Health, Physical Education & Recreation, “Neuromuscular Consequences of Knee Osteoarthritis;” Thesis Adviser: Dr. Melanie McGrath

BA, Midland University, 2011; Counseling

Bachelor of Engineering, Visvesvaraya Technological University, 2010; Computer Science BS, Bellevue University, 2008; Counseling

Michaella Marie Spenceri

BA, Truman State University, 2010; Management Information Systems

Smoni Shakya

BS, Northwest Missouri State University, 2012; Elementary Education

Michelle Renee Synowiecki

BA, College of Saint Mary, 2001; Counseling

Carianne Marie Talley

BS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2009; Counseling

BS, Wayne State College, 2013; Elementary Education

Yushu Song

BA, Hebei University, 2004; MA, Hebei University, 2007; Computer Science

Kunlong Zou

Bachelor of Finance, Beijing Normal University, 2012; Economics

Danielle Renee Zuhlke

BS, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2008; Elementary Education

MASTER OF ACCOUNTING Cara Anne Gomez

BS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2013; Accounting

David Joseph Kurcz

BS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2009; Accounting

Maureen Clare McCrudden

BS, University of Nebraska - Lincoln, 1997; Master of Business Administration, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2007; Accounting

Mark Jacob Riemer

BS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2013; Accounting

Stephanie Marie Rowe

BS, Bellevue University, 2012; Accounting

Adam Jacob Stahlecker

BA, University of Nebraska - Lincoln, 2006; Accounting

Lyndsey Blaire Thompson

BS, Northwest Missouri State University, 2012; Accounting

Mika Rae Yonamine

BS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2012; Accounting

BS, Iowa State University, 2010; Elementary Education

Jamie Lyn Thomsen

BA, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2009; BS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2009; Criminology & Criminal Justice

Daniel Eric Tipton

Mariah Anne Marie Soares

BA, Guangdong University of Foreign Studies, 2011; Economics

BA, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2007; Management Information Systems

Jenifer Adriana Temeyer

Kashyap Sharma

BS, University of Nebraska - Lincoln, 2011; Special Education

Di Yang

Haomin Zhang

BA, University of Northern Iowa, 2001; MS, Peru State College, 2006; Counseling

Heather Lynn Tice

Bailey Mae Smejkal

BS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2009; Computer Science, “Multi-Robot Coverage with Dynamic Coverage Information Compression;” Thesis Adviser: Dr. Prithviraj Dasgupta

BA, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2012; Economics

Jedd Allen Taylor

BS, Tribhuvan University, 2007; MS, University of North Hampton, 2011; Management Information Systems Bachelor of Technology, Jawaharlal Nehru Technical University, 2009; Management Information Systems

Darcy Aspen Wild

Caijin Yue

BA, University of Kansas, 2012; Psychology BS, University of Nebraska - Lincoln, 2008; Counseling

Shannon Reilly Tolstedt

BS, University of Nebraska - Lincoln, 2008; Counseling

Lauren N. Trejo

BS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2013; Elementary Education

Alicia Catherine VanWesten

BS, Peru State College, 2011; Elementary Education

Jennifer A. McCune

BS, University of Nebraska at Kearney, 2012; Speech-Language Pathology

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CANDIDATES FOR GRADUATE DEGREES CONT.

MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

Renate Noel Keimig

Elizabeth Emily Akert

Tess Elizabeth Kuenstling

BS, University of Nebraska - Lincoln, 2011; Business Administration

Javier Alba

BS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2012; Business Administration

Nathaniel Scott Auxier

BS, University of Nebraska at Kearney, 2004; Business Administration

Adam Christopher Banister

BS, Nebraska Wesleyan University, 2006; Business Administration

Craig Anderson Bence

BS, University of Nebraska at Kearney, 1982; Business Administration

Manas Bharadwaj

Bachelor of Engineering, University of Nagpur, 2008; Business Administration

Tara Dace Clawson

BA, Chapman University, 2010; Business Administration

Rachel Kathleen Cooper

BS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2011; Business Administration

BA, Wartburg College, 2009; Business Administration

Jeremy Jeffrey Lang

Daniel A. Sullivan

Kelly Robert McManus

Sarah M. Haller

Samuel Robert Thompson

Justin Morales

Jenny Marie Henscheid

Erhard Benedikt Wiese

Erin Lorra Moran

Emilio Herrera

Megan Danielle Nelson

Marvin G. Holford

Emily Frances Nguyen

Erika Jean Jacobson

BS, University of Nebraska - Lincoln, 1999; Business Administration BS, University of Nebraska - Lincoln, 2006; Business Administration

BS, University of Nebraska - Lincoln, 2004; Business Administration

BS, Technical University of Braunschweig, 2012; Business Administration

Jonathan Li

Harald Wildhoelzl

BS, Northern Illinois University, 2008; Business Administration

Derek Scott Liedle

BS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2003; Business Administration

Alisandru Lunca

BS, Otto von Guericke University of Magdeburg, 2012; Business Administration

Nicholas Tyler Moore

BA, Management Center Innsbruck, 2012; Business Administration

Spencer Laine Witt

BS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2011; Business Administration

Jon Markos Yazdi

BS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2011; Business Administration

BA, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2009; Business Administration

MASTER OF MUSIC

Cristina Morozov

Zachary James Bresler

BS, University of Magdeburg, 2012; Business Administration

Lynn Marie Mulligan

BS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2008; Business Administration

Ivan Munteanu

BA, University of Nebraska - Lincoln, 2012; Music

Angela Lynn Ferguson

Bachelor of Music, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2008; Music

David Conrad Jefferson

BA, Case Western Reserve University, 2010; Music

Michelle L. Determan

Cecilia Josephine Jensen

BA, Briar Cliff University, 2011; Business Administration

BS, Academy of Economic Studies, 2008; Business Administration, “Facial Key Features Detection Algorithm Implementation;� Thesis Adviser: Dr. Lotfollah Najjar

Joshua Scott Elliott

Magdalena Pfurtscheller

Daniel Michael Kitchens

BA, Management Center Innsbruck, 2012; Business Administration

BA, Texas Christian University, 2007; Music

Kelly C. Risley

Jessica Marie Rajewich

BS, Bellevue University, 2005; Business Administration

Bachelor of Music, University of Nebraska - Lincoln, 2009; Music

Kathryn Waldron Roshone

Laurence Matthew Siegler

BS, Iowa State University, 2004; BS, Iowa State University, 2005; Business Administration

Ying Fang

BS, University of Shanghai for Science & Technology, 2001; Business Administration

Kenneth Grafton

BS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2012; Business Administration

Ashley C. Harlow

BA, Loyola University, 2002; MS, Indiana University, 2005; Doctor of Philosophy, Indiana University, 2009; Business Administration

Christina M. Havig

BS, University of Wyoming, 2008; Business Administration

Richard Hewett Heyman

BS, Tufts University, 1982; MS, Brown University, 1985; Business Administration

Cheney Dale Holmes

BS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2010; Business Administration

Travis Alan Hoover

BA, Saint Louis University, 2006; Business Administration

Iwan Michael Schindler

BS, Technical University of Braunschweig, 2012; Business Administration

Sanjay Kumar Singh

Bachelor of Engineering, Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, 1990; Master of Technology, Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, 1992; Business Administration

Marten Sprafke

Bachelor of Music, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2013; Music

BS, Lehigh University, 1974; Music

MASTER OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION Laura Anne Ahlman

BA, University of Nebraska at Kearney, 2011; Public Administration

Sher Jan Ahmadzai

BA, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2011; Public Administration

BS, Technical University of Braunschweig, 2013; Business Administration

Alexandra Rene Anderson Stoll

Lacey M. Stazzoni

Del Meryl-lyn Nirupa Bharath

BS, University of Nebraska - Lincoln, 2012; Business Administration

Daniel Joseph Steffensmeier

BS, Creighton University, 2006; Business Administration

BS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2012; Business Administration

Adam David Studts

Sean Alan Howard

Jon Stuehm

BS, Brigham Young University, 2010; Business Administration

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BS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2011; Business Administration

BS, University of Nebraska - Lincoln, 2002; Business Administration BS, Dana College, 2004; Business Administration

BA, University of Nebraska - Lincoln, 2007; Public Administration BA, Florida Atlantic University, 2005; BA, Florida Atlantic University, 2005; Public Administration

Joshua Adam Hanshaw

BS, University of Nebraska at Kearney, 2008; Public Administration

Joshua Scott Lefler

BS, DeVry University, 2004; Public Administration

Brittany Elizabeth Lloyd

BA, University of Iowa, 2006; Public Administration

BS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2007; Public Administration BA, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2009; Public Administration BA, University of Nebraska - Lincoln, 2006; Public Administration BA, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2011; Public Administration Bachelor of Social Work, Creighton University, 2009; Public Administration

Jeremiah Joseph Nordquist

BA, Creighton University, 2004; Public Administration

Jaqueline Rose Rief

BS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2012; Public Administration

Joseph Patrick Rotterdam

BS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2009; Public Administration

James Harper Slabaugh

BA, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2010; Public Administration

Jon Tengesdal

Bachelor of Social Work, Minnesota State University - Moorhead, 2005; Public Administration

Chamith Wasage

BS, Bellevue University, 2001; Master of Business Administration, Bellevue University, 2003; MS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2006; Doctor of Business Administration, Wilmington University, 2012; Public Administration

Rachel Kim Williams

BA, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2009; Public Administration

Margaret Adele Yancey

Bachelor of Journalism, University of Texas at Austin, 2008; Public Administration

BS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2008; Social Work Bachelor of Social Work, Briar Cliff University, 2012; Social Work BS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2011; Social Work BA, Northwestern College, 2003; Social Work

MASTER OF ARCHITECTURAL ENGINEERING Alaina J. Booth

BS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2012; Architectural Engineering

Ebrima Colley

BS, Tennessee State University, 2010; Architectural Engineering

Logan M. Conrad

BA, Augustana College, 2011; Social Work

BS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2012; Architectural Engineering

Theori Kenny

Benjamin Anthony Degagne

BS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2010; Social Work

Pauline J. Kunichika

BA, Creighton University, 2011; Social Work

Brittany Elizabeth Lloyd

BA, University of Iowa, 2006; Social Work

Kylie Carlynn Lowe

BS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2013; Architectural Engineering

James Edward Franks

BS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2013; Architectural Engineering

Connor W. Frazier

Bachelor of Social Work, Union College, 2012; Social Work

BS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2013; Architectural Engineering

Jonnae Michelle Luck

Elizabeth Keenan

BS, California State University - San Bernardino, 1997; Social Work

Glenda B. McKenna

BS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2010; Social Work

BS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2013; Architectural Engineering

Todd Patrick Kielty

Michelle Mullen

BS, Nebraska Wesleyan University, 2011; Social Work

BS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2013; Architectural Engineering

Emily Frances Nguyen

Phillip A. Kotta

Bachelor of Social Work, Creighton University, 2009; Social Work

Esther N. Okamkpa

BS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2011; Social Work

Amanda Jo Roth-Lichtenberg BA, Buena Vista University, 2012; Social Work

Laura P. Sanchez

BS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2013; Architectural Engineering

Brandon John Loeffler

BS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2012; Architectural Engineering

Patrick A. MacBride

BS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2008; Social Work

BS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2012; Architectural Engineering

Matthew David Cook

Teonette Jenae Tellis

Brian Joseph Nevole

Gabrielle Elizabeth Danner

Jennifer Lynn Thielen

Dawn Renee Darling

Ana Magen Vaughn

MASTER OF SOCIAL WORK BA, University of Nebraska - Lincoln, 2009; Social Work BA, University of Nebraska - Lincoln, 2009; Social Work BS, University of Nebraska at Kearney, 2010; Social Work

Kristin Nicole Davis

BA, Central College, 2010; Social Work

Andrea Dawn Degner

BS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2002; Social Work

Eric Tyler Depue

BA, University of Sioux Falls, 2007; Social Work

Emilee Lauren Doll

BS, Nebraska Wesleyan University, 2011; Social Work

Alissa Christine Fay

BS, University of Nebraska at Kearney, 2005; Social Work

MAY 2014 COMMENCEMENT

BS, Bellevue University, 2010; Social Work BS, Boston University, 2005; Social Work Bachelor in Business Leadership, College of Saint Mary, 2008; Social Work

Brittany Ann Waderich

BS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2011; Social Work

Sarah Ann Weatherly

BS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2013; Architectural Engineering

Joshua D. Thede

BS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2013; Architectural Engineering

Zachary Douglas Trede

BS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2013; Architectural Engineering

Peter R. Uhing

BA, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2010; Social Work

BS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2013; Architectural Engineering

Alicia Rachel Webber

Kyle Joseph Weber

BS, University of Nebraska at Kearney, 2009; Social Work

Shanna Marie Wright

Bachelor of General Studies, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2010; Social Work

BS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2013; Architectural Engineering

Tyler Steven Winnike

BS, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2012; Architectural Engineering

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GRADUATE & UNDERGRADUATE CERTIFICATES

CERTIFICATES Advanced Writing Leda Sevil Frost, BA Patrick John Mainelli, BA Janice Simone Maisondieu-Laforge, Bachelor of General Studies Timothy J. Riley, BS Marsha I. Senft, BS, MS Business for Bioscientists Tess Elizabeth Kuenstling, BA Richard Keith Nelson, BS

Tammy S. Goldsberry, BS, Master of Public Administration Steven Eugene Lee Heller, BA, MS Dwight Robert Koehler, BS Kevin Thomas Lorkovic, BS Project Management Ali Saeed Aaseri, BS Khaled M. Almassar, BS Systems Analysis & Design

Zachary Taylor Pettepier Tserenchimeg Sharavaa

Khaled M. Almassar, BS Bolor Chimedochir, BS Sahil Khullar, BS Dwight Robert Koehler, BS Yifan Xie, BS, MS

Gerontology

Systems Development

Laura Blancett, BA Cara Marie Fowler Elizabeth Ann Gillway Madison Michelle Guthrie Paw Mu Har Makayla DeeShey Heard Jenna Michael Klassen Lora Kolobara Pauline J. Kunichika, BA Keisy Arislu Lopez Lomeli Chelsea Catherine Meier LaWanda Rochelle Moore Molly Kristina O’Tool, BS Ce’Ara Renae Spears Laura Stoner, BA, MS

Rassam Abdullah Alamry Ayed Asiri Gabrielle Louise Colson Nathaniel Charles Graham Travis Ivy Alexander Lenhart Michael Robert McDermott David Alexander McElligott Bryce Randall McGeorge Micah Miller Briceon John Mundt Joseph Anton Nabity Ninh Hai Nguyen Zachary Taylor Pettepier Dylan James Redman Ashlea Brooke Ann Reed Jessica Rewolinski Tserenchimeg Sharavaa James M. Thompson Paul Michael Weidner

Data Management

Human Resources & Training Destini Burns, BS Bryan Matthew Hagg, BA Laura Winingham, BS

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Information Assurance

COLLEGIATE LEARNING ASSESSMENT, HONORS PROGRAM & ROTC

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

UNIVERSITY HONORS PROGRAM STUDENTS

Shelby L. Andersen-Holt Angela Marie Araya, BS Seth Brooks David Larry Castilon Elizabeth Michele Hendrix, BA Danielle Patrice Hoechner Matthew Phillip Mauro Molly Elizabeth Moberg Hannah Kaye Niebaum, BA Julia Kristen Rawnsley Laura Jean Schneiders, BS Munira Subat James Lee Vnuk, BA

Aislyn Rose Anderson

Natalie Nicole Hatfield

Kristin Leighanna Barnes

Norah Hilger

Ashley Alexandria Belmudez-Frakes

Joy Mwendwa Kathurima

Technical Communication Greg Edward Schoonmaker, BA Jennifer Leigh Williams, BA

UNL College of Engineering “Structural Steel Design Project: Verifying RAM Design Software” Adviser: Gary Krause College of Engineering Major: Architectural Engineering “Informal Institutions and Democratic Consolidation: Turkey’s AK Party” Adviser: Jonathan Benjamin-Alvarado College of Arts and Sciences Major: Political Science

Option II College of Public Affairs and Community Service Major: General Science

Nicholas Crail Bonham

“The Erosion of Coherence: A Metalinguistic Perspective of Cognitive Dissonance in Capitalist Society” Adviser: Steven Torres College of Arts and Sciences Major: Spanish Language and Literature

Makayla Caumeran

“Heroes of the Primal” Adviser: Harvey Siy College of Information Science & Technology Major: Computer Science

Angela Marie Gillespie

“Comprehensive Security Analysis and Recommendations for DOTComm” Adviser: Steve Nugen College of Information Science & Technology Majors: Computer Science and Information Assurance

“What Would Superman Do?: Morality and Mythology in Modern American Superhero Comics” Adviser: Paul Williams College of Arts and Sciences Major: Religion “Isolation and Analysis of 4-hydroxyphenylacetate 1-hydroxylase” Adviser: John Conrad College of Arts and Sciences Major: Biotechnology “Code-switching and its Effect on Black Women’s College Experience at Predominately White Institutions” Adviser: Daniel Hawkins College of Arts and Sciences Major: Sociology

Christina G. Lechuga

“Community and Hospital-acquired Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus Aureus” Adviser: William Tapprich College of Arts and Sciences Major: Biology

Teng Li

“Complex Dynamics, Geometric Function Theory, and a Fixed Point Theorem” Adviser: Valentin Matache College of Arts and Sciences Major: Mathematics

Joselyn Marroquin

“The Juvenile Justice System: The History of the Juvenile Court from Welfare to Legalism” Adviser: Robert Meier College of Public Affairs and Community Service Major: Criminal Justice

AIR FORCE ROTC DET. 470 Daniel Robert Florance Kyle Martinez Tyler J. VanderZwaag

MAY 2014 COMMENCEMENT

Caroline Elisabeth Nabity

James Andrew Sadowski

Joseph Anton Nabity

Rachel Kathleen Sutton

“A Wise Revision: Policing Through International Cooperation” Adviser: Jody Neathery-Castro College of Arts and Sciences Major: Political Science

“Interpreting Nonverbal Communication: Self-Reported Abilities of Corrections Officers” Adviser: Donna Dufner College of Information Science & Technology Major: Management Information Systems

Cameron Joseph Nadrchal

“Internship Law Enforcement Experience: A Case Study of the Sandy Hook Massacre” Adviser: Robert Meier College of Public Affairs and Community Service Major: Criminal Justice

Kaylin Jeanette Ohler

”The Beginning of the End” Advisers: Konnie Kirchner, Ida Marie Hebrank and Karen Rolf College of Public Affairs and Community Service Major: Social Work

Caitlin JoAnn Osborn

“The Effects of Employment on Teens: A Comprehensive Look” Adviser: Kathleen Oleson Lyons College of Arts and Sciences Major: History

Kyle Harold Rodenhausen

“Giant Electroresistance Switching in Ferroelectric/Antiferroelectric Tunnel Junctions” Adviser: Renat Sabirianov College of Arts and Sciences Majors: Engineering, Physics & Mathematics

“America’s Global Mission: The Role of the United States as the International Peacekeeper” Adviser: Jonathan Benjamin-Alvarado College of Arts and Sciences Majors: History and Political Science “J. C. Penney: The Turnaround” Adviser: Erin Pleggenkuhle-Miles College of Business Administration Majors: Banking, Business Finance, Economics, Investment Sciences & Portfolio Management, and Real Estate & Land Use Economics

Lacie Jade Tewes

“The Need for Comprehensive Sexual Health Education in Nebraska” Adviser: Karen Rolf College of Public Affairs and Community Service Major: Social Work

Nadiah Elsaid Wahba “The Effects of Rearing Condition on Sexually Selected Traits in Zebra Finches” Adviser: Rosemary Strasser College of Arts and Sciences Major: Neuroscience

Benjamin Lee Wicks

“Comparative Mitogenomics Among Metazoan Species” Adviser: Kiran Bastola College of Information Science & Technology Major: Bioinformatics

Mary Catherine Durrett Winter “Gauging Student Needs at Bellevue University Library” Adviser: Rebecca Pasco College of Education Major: Library Science

COLLEGIATE LEARNING ASSESSMENT (CLA) The following graduates successfully completed the Collegiate Learning Assessment (CLA), a nationwide exam designed to demonstrate the value of a UNO education.

Daniel Amaya

Matthew Irwin Platt

Emily Ann Horrum

Aaron Mathew Sibson

Renate Noel Keimig

Spencer Laine Witt

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CANDIDATES FOR UNDERGRADUATE DEGREES

COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES Bachelor of Arts Hailee Michelle Abegglen Christa Gale Allred Hassan Ahmed Almokhreq Kayla Dawn Andersen Shelby L. Andersen-Holt mcl Brett William Anderson Kristi L. Apa mcl Clinton James Avery cl Ana Rosa Avila Holly Elizabeth Balvin Spencer Kimball Bartlett Caitlin Dallas Beams Derek Robert Benson cl Berenice Blanco Hannah Nicole Bockman scl Matthew Travis Bolter Nicholas Crail Bonham Alexis Boyd Alexander Joseph Bracht Timothy John Brown mcl Lindsay Jane Byers mcl Angelica Rose Cain mcl Andrew Philip Gordon Carpenter

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Liliana Castanon Natalie Rebecca Christiansen mcl Shawn Thomas Collins mcl em Carolyn Ann Croskey Kelly Lynne Duckert Michelle Irene Dugger John William Duros Kristin Nicole Ebbs Allison Ann Eggenberg Zejnije Emerllahu Miguel Angel Estevez James Robert Evans Lacey Lynn Evans Daniel Farnsworth cl Cassandra Elaine Fenton mcl Marisol Fernandez Jessica Marie Gamerl mcl Yanira Liset Garcia Mary Kate Gibilisco Allison Noel Grate Angela L. Griffith Zihao Guo Alke Marie Hansen Azeem Ul Haq Elizabeth Ann Hartman Carl Allan Hartmann Natalie Nicole Hatfield mcl

Mark Hauxwell scl Ashleigh Lynn Heide Melana Joan Henery Stephanie Nicole Hengen cl Emily E. Heuwinkel Douglas William Hibler Kristen Kay Hromas Justus Hughes Jena Elizabeth Huyck Abdou-hafiz Ibrahim Moumouni Shannon Renee Jackson Jacqueline Nicole James Kenna Joelle Jasa Passion Johnson Ariana Marie Johnston Ian Christopher Jones mcl Hitomi Kashiwabara Assetina Katayissim Kataka Joy Mwendwa Kathurima mcl Matthew Clive Kennedy scl Sepehr Khalili-Tari Nicholas Jacob Koley Paul Richard Kolo mcl Raechel Marilyn Kramer Savanna Jo Kruger Rachael Marie Lampe Thea Z. Langston

This list includes names of persons who were candidates as of April 25, 2014. Degrees to be awarded are subject to completion of the academic requirements.

Christina G. Lechuga mcl Xi Li Zenta Liepa Daniela Lira Keisy Arislu Lopez Lomeli mcl Megan Ann Lueders cl Kenny Lee Maese Stacey A. Marco Cynthia Lizbeth Martinez Alarcón Matthew Phillip Mauro Misti Corin Mbida Erin Michelle McClary mcl Brian Alexander McGiffin Hina K. Mehta Erica Jeanette Menjivar Herbert Francisco Merino-Ponce Kari Nicole Mettenbrink mcl Daniel G. Miller Melissa Miller mcl Kelly Mixan Aloha Ann Moake mcl Bradley Tyler Moore Sara Ann Murphy cl Sarah Allison Murray Caroline Elisabeth Nabity mcl Amorette Elizabeth Nelson Zachary Charles Oglesby mcl Stephanie Okief Caitlin JoAnn Osborn mcl Brianna Jael Pasewalk Michaela Quinn Payton cl Justin Michael Peer cl Nathan Thomas Peters La’ Terra Jean’ae Pierce Sierra Dawn Pirigyi Vanessa Lynn Prpich Michael A. Push cl Zahn Raubenheimer mcl Julia Kristen Rawnsley cl

MAY 2014 COMMENCEMENT

Mackenzie Nicole Reuss Rachel Denae Ritton mcl Maureen Madolyn Rohde Matthew Adam Ross James Andrew Sadowski scl Paul Michael Sanchez Nicholas Mourad Sauma Brooke Ashley Schluchter Dana Marie Schnirl Denisha Michele Seals Leslie Grace Sears Wen Shi Marc Miguel Siani Siani Elizabeth Anne Silknitter mcl Jessica Erin Simpson mcl Martha Janette Spangler mcl Michaela Ann Spaulding Elizabeth Ann Stenvers Trista N. Stevens Justin Darby Strahan Lauren Leah Struble mcl Emily Margaret Sunde mcl Diem Kieu Mong Ta Yien Tharjiath Thoong Ashley Tisinger Emma Grace Topf Alexandria N. Tran mcl Mattie Jo Traphagan Sarah Rose Vacha Elizabeth Valadez Rosales Suriel Vazquez mcl Jesus Alfredo Velasquez Victoria Elaine Wageman Brittany Marie Wald Stacie Jean Weakland Noni Njeri Williams Connor Michael Willingham Haelim Woo cl Matthew Jeffrey Wurstner cl

Amanda Marie Yates Christopher Robert Yeager mcl Kristi Nicole Yun Bachelor of Science Fotima Iskandari Alizoda cl Laura Frances Allen mcl Aaron Michael Alvarado Brett Ryan Andersen Garrett Lee Anderson mcl Jordan Christine Anderson mcl Sharmae’ J. Anderson Allison C. Andrews Carlos Rene Angulo Alexa Kae Armstrong Patrick Atwell Matthew Augustyn Sara Nicole Ausdemore mcl Megan Azimi Christen M. Badee Lauren Nicole Bahle Elliott John Barber Kaitlin Jean Bargstadt Kristin Leighanna Barnes scl Kellie Gene Baumert scl Siryeya Sheree Belton Michael Paul Benner Jason Michael Boldt scl Joseph D. Bonacci Timber Rose Bourassa Jacob John Braun Chelsea Leigh Burton Mason Bushnell Abigail D. Bynum Ryan Patrick Wayne Calley mcl Ariel Lee Carlson mcl Dominic Eugene Carney Hannah Christian Carpenter mcl Brittin Leigh Cavanagh scl

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CANDIDATES FOR UNDERGRADUATE DEGREES CONT.

Peter Chambers Mitchell Francis Chlopek scl * Jace Allen Cochran Meredith Rae Colombo Casey John Connolly Michael David Connolly Michelle Cotton Drew Montgomery Cratsenberg scl Nicholas Lloyd Cunningham Andrew James Daly Joseph David Stephanie Jo David mcl Joshua Ryan DeWitt scl Zackery Daniel Diesing Andrew Murray Dinsmoor mcl Kyle Joseph Dorman Dillon Tyler Dunham Kurtis Dale Edwards Margaret Theresa Egan mcl Nadera Elkarmi Dane William Ewald Paul Leo Farivari mcl Brianne Renee Faulkner Kayla Jean Fenske mcl Cory James Figgins Robert Joseph Foley Merissa Fay Frank Paige Marie Frauendorfer scl Lauren Elizabeth Frodyma Nicholas Kyle Grandgenett mcl Katherine Elizabeth Gregory Mark Patrick Grogan scl * Molly Dutilly Haas Michael Jeremiah Hansen Tayla Brittany Heavican Tyler Andrew Herek scl * Kyle Joseph Herold Norah Hilger mcl Michael Taylor Howard

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Carolyn W. Hsu Ashton Sidnee Hughes Elizabeth Helen Hutfless mcl Jamye Katheryn Iverson Marissa Lynn Jacobson Jennifer Grace Janes cl Silvester Juanes Brittany Noel Kalk Zachary Allen Kelley Karlee Morgan Kemper Sean Kennedy Nyachoat Daniel Kier Suzanne Kingery Brandon Dean Koehler Whitney Elysse Korgan mcl Ashley Rose Krienert Stephen Gary Krupa scl Lauren May Kundert Gabriel Langdon Mark Langenegger Shaylee Ann Laursen Andrew William Law Derek Andrew Leas cl Teng Li scl Michael David Loguda Joseph Daniel Logue Michael Robert Loos Julie Loudon mcl Richelle Marie Luongo cl Alex Madrahimov mcl Kaitlyn Kay Maier Zachery Malsam April Ann Martens mcl Amanda Dawn Martin cl Matthew Ruzicka Mausbach Melanie Faith McCormick scl * Crystine McGill Shaun Michael McGuire Shanel McLemore

Sarah Elizabeth McLeod Rachel Elizabeth Moore Paul Morales Brian Andrew Moran Herendira N. Moreno Padilla Matthew Scott Morrison Natasha Nicole Mueller scl Jennifer Jean Nelsen Ryan Steven Nelson Andrew James Neville mcl Benadette Ngakam Ngamelue Jomarcell Nguyen Christopher Mark Niehues mcl Tina Nicole Nieves mcl Joshua T. Odell Jennifer Lynn Odom Amanda Kate Ohri Joseph Michael Pachunka mcl Megan Taylor Palik scl MeMe Palmquist Stephanie Elise Paulson mcl Marrisa Lee Peck Haley Petersen Matthew D. Pickett Matthew Irwin Platt Samantha Lee Prichard Jessica Nicole Ramirez Andrew James Real Oliver Sultan Rezai Douglas Charles Richardson mcl Joel E. Rivas Sabrina Gabriella Rivera Chase Gerald Rock mcl Kyle Harold Rodenhausen mcl Jess Roland mcl Blake Thomas Rose mcl Chelsea Marie Rose mcl Ckalyn Annette Roth-Clark Cory E. Ruzicka

Alissa Lynn Schroeder Amanda Marie Schroeder-Mansfield Allison Hope Schuetz Drew Robert Schwab Aaron Grant Sherrill Joshua Michael Simms mcl Timothy A. Sine Karena Patricia Slaughter Ashley Rose Sorenson Kristine L. Spears mcl Ryan Adam Staub cl Theodore Nicholas Stocking Benjamin Thomas Susman scl Andrew M. Suydan Gnandi Tanghanwaye William Theodore Taylor cl William Redding Thayer Brian Michael Tipton Eric Christian Troudt Casey Van Ubben Krysten Elyse Vance mcl Susan Renee Van Cleve-Gahl Michael Howard Vann David Andrew Vanosdall Anastasia Maria Van Scoy mcl Hayley Verboon cl Paula Anne Vore cl em Nadiah Elsaid Wahba cl Shena Simone Walker, Jr. Ariel Jean Wallace Daniel A. Webb Casey Thomas Weber Kristen Pauline Weigum Jennifer Crystal Weinlaub Louis J. Whisonant Trey Alan Wilberger Jay Louis Zawaideh Austin Wade Zigler scl

MAY 2014 COMMENCEMENT

COLLEGE OF EDUCATION Bachelor of Science in Education Crista Lynn Abold Brittney Nicole Albanez Kalie Madison Audas April Dawn Baker Kaitlin Marie Barnes Guy Donald Bauermeister Alison Marie Baum cl Kayla Marie Beckstrom Tiffany J. Beedle cl Adam M. Behm Sally Elizabeth Belling cl Adrienne Benson cl Jayme Nicole Bieker mcl Allison Rose Birkemeier mcl

Olivia Ann Bishop mcl Brittany Rae Bloemendaal Jeanenne Marie Boll scl Jessica Michelle Bolte Valerie Ann Bolte mcl Nicholas J. Brau Anna Nicole Brockman Rebecka Ann Brott Allison Renae Brown Michaela Brown Michael Joseph Bruch mcl Patrick James Campbell Melanie Logan Carson Bradley Michael Chapman mcl Christopher Jon Charvat mcl Ashlee Renee Christians Elizabeth Anne Collingsworth cl

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Matthew Edward Cullen cl Ashley Rose DeBolt cl Rylee LeAnn Dexter mcl Jennifer Nicole Dotson Kelsey Rae Drake Danielle Marie Drummond Sara Marie Dunn mcl Alexandra Kay Dutil Kelsey Kay Eastman Andrew James Ellis Brandon Justin Elwood Jay R. Epley Matthew Alan Epp Kelsey Marie Ferdig Angela Danielle Ferrante Kathleen Ann Ferrel Danielle Louise Finn Benjamin Keith Fleck Robert Joseph Foley Alison Noelle Follmer Whitney R. Franklin Hannah Claire Gaebler Amanda Gehrke scl Justine Anne Goeden scl Brittany Marie Goodman Cory David Hagenau scl * Derek Russell Hamilton Taylynn N. Handy mcl Rachel Hilda Hanigan scl Kristie Lynn Harris Ashley Lynn Hartung Michelle Julianne Harvat Sam McCarthy Henscheid Austin Moses Herber scl Brittany Donn Herman Nicole Hibbert cl Emily Violet Hilkemann mcl Danelle Allison Hillyer mcl

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Danielle Patrice Hoechner scl Kelly Michael Hoesing Carrie Ann Hohlen Amanda Christine Hohneke mcl Emily Ann Horrum cl Kristen Lynn Houdek Kelli Ann Houdesheldt mcl Emily Jo Hovdenes scl Haley Marie Jacobsen cl Elizabeth Ann Jensen cl Tyler Derek Johnson Ethan Nicholas Jones cl April Dawn Jordening cl Katherine Nicole Kasik Theresa Marie Kern scl Kayla Jo Ann Kivett cl Jenna Michael Klassen mcl Tyler Jeffrey Kopietz Ashlee Marie Kruthoff Daniel C. Kubik Danielle Elizabeth Kuchar scl Tiffany Marie Larsen Thomas Charles Leaders Emily Marie Longe Brittany Lovell Erin Yvonne Maguire scl Nicole Martin cl Alexa Jeane Mazur Connor Patrick McBratney cl Megan Beth McDonald Lisa Marie McKay Thomas James Messier Kayla Michelle Miller Hailey Lynn Miloni Collin Jeffrey Mink mcl Molly Elizabeth Moberg mcl Brian Monohon Kylee Thomas Moore mcl

Britney Morgan Rachel Christine Mulder Kelsey Rae Mundhenke mcl Sara Ann Murphy cl Molly Jo Negrete mcl Joselyn Melissa Nelson Kiersten Nelson Sarah Rehanna Noetzel scl Elizabeth Lynne Norman Alexis Rae Page Sarah Ann Parker Jessica Marie Peck cl Tonya Marie Peck David Benjamin Perilo Rebecca Ann Peterson scl Robert Timothy Peterson mcl Chelsea Porter cl Cynthia Lynn Raders Natalie Elizabeth Rech cl Abigail Kay Regier scl Zachary Matthew Rehmeier McKenzie Joseph Reilly Elizabeth Sue Roby Grant Rolfes Cassondra Christine Rolland mcl Paul Timothy Ruskamp Theresa Ann Ryck Lauren Elizabeth Samek cl Brody Scott Schmaderer cl Melanie A. Schuler cl Hannah Elin Scott Kellie Elizabeth Seiber mcl Carissa Louise Seretta scl * Laura Ranae Simon cl Morgan Marie Smith Patricia Ann Sobetski mcl Amy Sokoll Erin Ashleigh Solheim mcl

Samantha Marie Spenner mcl Brielle Stanek Ben Steward Daniel Stokes mcl Cody Sullivan Kayla Jill Sunderman Olivia Marie Tarry cl Brooke Luanne Thilges scl Katelyn Allise Tschida mcl James Vanatta cl Nolan Matthew Vandenberg Vanessa Lynn Vetick mcl Jennifer Eileen Volkmer Karis Ann Waller scl Elise Juliann Weaver mcl Kimberly Marie Wees mcl Holly Williams mcl Holly Ann Willits cl Kelsey Lynette Wilmert cl Jordan Lyle Wilson Amy Michelle Wing mcl Mary Catherine Durrett Winter scl Katherine Marie Wittler mcl Rebecca Jayne Workman Hayley Marie Zamzow mcl Alicia Marie Zeeck mcl Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training Lindsey Jean Egger Nicholas Theodore Hart Yutaro Ikeo Brianne Mikels Elizabeth Lynne Norman Kari Lynn Stephens cl Bachelor of Science in Public Health Sarah Nordstrom scl

MAY 2014 COMMENCEMENT

COLLEGE OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Faiza Mohamed Abdi Guljan Ajibekova cl Ahmed H. Alamri Ahmad Albudahman Hamad Alharthi Khaled A. Aloreej Thomas Joel Andersen Brenda Marie Andrews Nathan Arnold Adriana Ascencio Amy Leigh Aufdembrink Brittany Elizabeth Baines mcl Chafik Barbar Mary Elizabeth Barmettler Brandon Daniel Barron cl Nathan Berger Jesse T. Bergstrom Aaron James Betz Michael Charles Blakely Amanda Faye Bockelman mcl Zachary George Bogdanoff Monica Bosiljevac Elizabeth Bowden Kaitlyn Boyce

Jesse Daniel Brickner D. Elizabeth Cabrera Lisa C. Cattano Ryley Cidlik Jacob Anthony Clemons Charles Joseph Cogburn Robyn Collier Michael Walter Collins Andrew Jay Cook Eric Randall Cyr Elizabeth A. Czyz mcl Kristi Davis Miranda Marie Davis Nicole Marie DeGrenier Shelby Diehl-Lunkwitz scl Thien Duc Dinh Jennifer A. Doty Kenneth Dean Downing Rachel Eileen Dunkleman Kamber Lee Durham Asiha Nikole Eona Jacob Patrick Evans mcl Derek Evasco Natalia J. Fairchild Michaela Marie Faires Aminata Pauline Fall James M. Fell Hannah Corbit Ferer Kelly T. Fitzgerald

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CANDIDATES FOR UNDERGRADUATE DEGREES CONT.

Lucas Flair Jeffrey Fonda scl Sunshine Marie Fonda Rebecca Franco Kyle James Gappa Symidahl Savonne Gates-Colbert Stacia Renee Gebers mcl Meggan Elizabeth Gibson scl * Michael Scott Gillispie David Richard Gilman Amanda Susan Gilmore Yunsoo Goo Jennifer Lauren Goodbarn Shane Goughnour Dustin E. Green Gabrielle Marie Grutsch cl Juan Antonio Guerrero Matthew Hagerbaumer cl Danielle Louise Hamby Chongyu Han Abagail E. Handleman Kristine Elizabeth Hanus cl Jacalin Hanzel Caitlyn Elizabeth Harris Jeffrey Michael Harris mcl Daniel John Hawkes Joel Nathan Hermsen Alyssa Joy Hernandez Mishell M. Hernandez cl Gareth Michael Hines Zane Michael Hinkel Kyle M. Hirschman mcl Joel Hoberman scl Nicole Marie Hoeneman Benjamin David Homer Kelsey Lynne Hrabik I-jieh J. Hsu Stephen Jay Hug

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Neil Kristian Humphrey Benjamin Robert Hunt Ian Timothy Hunt cl Jodi Lynne Infante Daniel Jack Stephanie Jaclyn Jamieson Heather Marie Jenkins Alex Robert Johnson Andrew C. Johnson Skyler Rae Johnson cl Emili Carter Jones Trey Stewart-Alphonso Jones Hope Ann Juracek mcl Kurtis Karl Charles Kammerer cl Colin Michael Kastrick Kaysey S. Kendrick scl Peter Martin Kenney James Sunderland Kerrigan mcl Allyssa Marie Kipling scl Michael Don Knudsen scl Taylor Renay Kocourek Brad Lyle Koll Kelley Michelle Kroupa Alisha Reann Kuhlman mcl Alexander Stewart Lallman Katelyn Anne Landgren mcl Eric J. Lane Thomas Timothy Lawton mcl Tan V. Le Brandy Leeson Tyler Gerald Michael Leimer Jeremy Thomas Liford Yifan Lin Eric Anthony Lockwood Elisa L. Lococo Yaneli Lopez Adam Robert Lowder Morgan Renee Lucas

Yawen Luo Nathan Roger Lyle mcl Nicholas L. Maguire Jacob Leo Marousek Micah Kevin Masterson Andrew Lee Mathis Daniel Ray Maxwell Shannon Catherine Mazour Jon Richard McCormick Joseph McGahan mcl Alex Michael McIntyre Zachary Michael McNair mcl Brian Stephen McVey Jaycob Dalton Megna scl Connor Andrew Mele mcl Cody Michael Menichetti Justin J. Metallo Stephanie Marie Meyer Ryan Micek Daniel Gregory Miller Mari Quinn Meza mcl Dustin Dean Morris Andrew Scott Muhle cl Catherine Wanjiku Muriakiara Britney Marshae Myles Miriam Milka Nakolo Seminvo Nassi Patrick E. Neff Cecilia Ngo Nguyen Theresa Chau Nguyen scl Joseph Francis Nields mcl Jean-Brice Noutoua mcl Edward Mexon Nyirongo Colin O’Hearn Megan Christine Olsen Natalie Jo Olson Rachel Powell Olson scl em Tanner Joseph Olson

Amalie Meghan Otto scl Jordan Cristine Pape Byeong Yeon Park scl Taylor Duane Parr Brett Thomas Pascale Maribel Pasillas Jonathan Ray Patent Summer Peterson Tyler Edward Pfeiffer Autumne Phillips Kerry A. Pivovar scl John Hancock Proud Scott Michael Rasmussen Megan Nicole Reiners Andrew Carl Robbins Patrick John Rock Callan Lynn Rolf Sparkle Renee Ross mcl em Heath Taylor Ryks mcl Yaneli Sandoval Damaris Sare Courtney Marie Schaffer Ilyssa Sarah Schaming Kayla LaRena Schindler Brian Alan Schrader Andrew James Schultz Jessica Leigh Schultz Travis John Shafer Teahlor Renee Shaffer Maksim Shcherbiy Chad R. Sheffield Taylor Alexis Siemers Alex Christian Simonson cl Stephanie Gaylin Sisson Valerie Sleper Connor Yager Smith Will Smith mcl Zachary Martin Smith

MAY 2014 COMMENCEMENT

William A. Songre Hilary Rene’ Spelts Ryan Stednitz Caleb John Steffensmeier mcl Tara Marie Stenslokken Catherine Anne Stevens scl * Andrew Rolland Stroh Yuze Sun mcl Rachel Kathleen Sutton mcl Andrew Michael Swetala Kyle Eric Tautenhan mcl Ashley Taylor Jena Lyn Thelen scl Elizabeth Ann Thompson Taiki Toda JaLisa Raeon Turner Tyler J. VanderZwaag John Mark Vaughan Neil F. Villwok Ting Wang Carly Elizabeth Ward Logen Alexandria Watts scl Katherine Elizabeth Wellman Adam Howard White Kathryn Grace White scl Claire Wiese Nicholas Keith Williams Nicholas John Winans Sondra Anne Wise Lauren Leigh Woods Samantha Rae Woracek David Clark Wright Jonathan A. Wright Tian Xia Yukiko Yamada Ji Yan Christopher Michael Young Kati Lynn Yungbluth Kai Xi Zhang

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CANDIDATES FOR UNDERGRADUATE DEGREES CONT.

COLLEGE OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS AND COMMUNITY SERVICE Bachelor of Science in Criminology and Criminal Justice Bryant C. Alcorn Janessa Andrioccio mcl em Dominique Armani Chavez Austin Rashonda Juanita Austin April Raquel Barajas Codi Rai Baxter Christopher Marcus Beck Lana Lynn Bedke mcl Justine Nicole Bragg mcl Courtney Elizabeth Burbach Hannah Elizabeth Carroll Esteban Mathew Conforte Haley Marie Cumpton Ebony Danner Nermin Demirovic Eric T. Dworak Quinn R. Eaton cl Ebonie Marie Epinger scl Heather Cassandra Ewer Olivia Kathryn Louise Faubel Barbara Jean Flores Michael Dean Fricke mcl Jaris Sarai Garcia Sara Jessica-Louise Gehringer Christopher David Geistkemper

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Madison Michelle Guthrie Dillan Thomas Hebert mcl Racquel Denise Henderson Andrew Allen Horak Travis Michael Jacott Katherine Elizabeth Jerauld Katherine Eileen Johanek scl DeVon JaLeel Johnson Nicole Christina Jones mcl Stefan Birkes Katsampes Marlee Ann Kerrigan Jacob Alan Landers Tania Lara Jaime Jonas Longoria Alan DeAndre Lopez Brent Michael Lovett cl Chelsi Kay Marie Mariscal Joselyn Marroquin mcl Lexie Joyce Martin mcl Jessica Ann Massey Keona Dawnell Matthews Danielle McAdams Elizabeth Ann McCain Dan Lee Miller Victoria Miller Nesha Mitchell Cameron Joseph Nadrchal scl Joshua Zane Nelson mcl Emma Catherine Northrop Patrick Kane Overby

Laura Dolores Pachunka cl Megan Taylor Palik scl Kali Nicole Partridge Tyler Patrick Payne Abigail Jo Podrazo scl William Carleton Randall Jonathan Quinn Recher cl Rene Isaias Rivas Brooke Ralynn Rusin Sydnee Marie Schmidt Amber Marie Schultz Timothy James Sobbing Corey William Stopak Jason Larry Susnjar Katie Lynne Timm Callie Tometich Jacob Woodworth Daniel James Wynn Katherine Emily Zerbe mcl David Ryan Zrust Bachelor of General Studies Josiah Tong Akol mcl em Matthew Lee Albright Kerrisha Ullandy Allen-Green Bader Sultan Alsayyari Daniel Amaya Kelsey Christine Anderson Sarah Arrieta James Robert Atkisson Ashley Alexandria Belmudez-Frakes

Anna Maureen Berg Karlie Marie Berger Jacob Michael Bittner Stephanie Ambre Blackmore Robert Blacklidge Anthony Daniel Bolan Kayla Rae Bonacci Timothy W. Book David A. Bourn Kamilah D. Bradford Kyler Grant Brady Lauren C. Brady Stephan David Brady Adam Breitkreutz Rebecca Danielle Brittenham Andrea Marie Brooks Mackenzie Lauren Broussard Melissa L. Brunious Janelle E. Burt Aaron Lewis Butts Kristalee Kaye Caldwell Catherine Melissa Campbell mcl em Terri Ann Canterbury Dylan Ryan Casey David Larry Castilon Michael Timothy Chase Trent Wayne Chestnutt Jeffrey Edward Collins, Jr. Jason Frank Condello Christina Daniela Coniglio cl Whitney Elaine Conley Christina Rashel Cooper Christina Emmanuelle Cruz Nicholas Paul Daehling Jill Marie Day Brittany Jo Deb mcl Jennifer Lynn Delwiche Aaron D. Denson Jennifer May Dingman

MAY 2014 COMMENCEMENT

Lauren Rae Dole Gisela Isvette Dreifke Kendra Anne Drinnin Tyler Wendell Dubbs Brian Clark Duncan Zachary Paul Edwards Scott Edward Egermayer Ellen Marie Eitzmann Alan John Ellerbee Keith Roger Eloi Dana Eunice Elsasser Sarah Elizabeth Fletcher Zachary Robert Flott Stephanie Marie Foged Cara Marie Fowler mcl Richard Joseph Gianficaro Elizabeth Ann Gillway Wendy Jo Goldberg Candace Michelle Gould Marquita Govan Gregory Marc Gowen Brandy Lynn Grant cl em Amber Elizabeth Hall Wendy Ann Hall Corbin John Hamernik Brian Hamilton Taylor Scott Hansen Paw Mu Har John Morgan Hardin III Bryan Keith Harless Sandi L. Harvey Craig Patrick Haverty Scott Kevin Hays-Strom Makayla DeeShey Heard Katelyn Denise Hicks Nicholas Daniel Hill Bryan Gale Holdcroft Gerald Thomas Holmes, Jr. Corey James Honeycutt

Nadia Marie Horn David Ryan Horne Ericka Latrice House Nicholas E. Howe Kathleen Renae Huerter Lynette Michele Jackson Marissa Lynn Jauregui Kimberly Aracely Jensen Kiley M. Johnson Mackenzie Elizabeth Johnson Zane Russell Johnson Kathleen Ann Johnson Simmons scl Latasha Sherrell Jones Seikyo Jung Genevieve Marie Kaczmarek Courtney Michelle Kammerer Mary Lou Kane Linda Ann Keeton Washington Jacob Martin Kenney Lora Kolobara Andrew Jeffrey Larson Jennifer Lawson Anthony Joseph Lee Heather Cara Lee Kristy Beth Lewellen Jonathan R. Little Todd Michael Longenecker Phillemon Nakali Loyelei Anita Sue Mackey-Lundy mcl Anthony Joseph Maida Beth Ann Maline Ashley Nicole Martin Maurice Allen Martin Travis Patrick Martin James Peter Matteo Jason Robert McClun Kristen Marie McFarland Katie Marie McGonigal Eric Reu McKnight

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Stacy Ann Mehaffy Chelsea Catherine Meier Gianna Marie Mertz cl Brock Andrew Montpetit LaWanda Rochelle Moore Shayla Simone Moore Mario Morgan Amber Lorraine Nelson Cassidy Ryan Nelson Stacey Marie Nicholson Justin Thomas Nimmo Brandon Michael O’Meara Joseph Michael Oxenford Amy Sarah Palmer Joseph Norman Parise, Jr. Jerica Janae Parker April Patterson Kelsey Lynn Pedersen Robert M. Perko Alex Christopher Phillips Krystal M. Pottebaum Shandeana Pratt Devin Luis Ramirez Kathryn Elise Rand Tyler James Rice Maria Korina Rodriguez Stephanie Marie Roll Michael R. Romero Rachel Michelle SantaMaria Jack Bennett Saxton scl April Lee Schueth Kristina Marie Schuster John C. Searfoss mcl Heather Marie Sheffield Tracy Shelanskey cl Aaron Mathew Sibson Andrew Simmons Justin G. Simmons

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Emily Anne Sisco cl Melissa Anderson Slater Allyson Dixie Smith Briana La Shae’ Smith Christine Lynette Smith Christopher Guerry Smith Kellee R. Smith Ce’Ara Renae Spears Tyler David Splichal Sophia James Stavron Matthew Kip Straub Michael A. Sueper Emily Jo Sulzle scl em Trevor Dwayne Switzer Teddi Marie Teamer Michelle Marie Thies scl Daniel DuPrae-Hughlett Thompson Hunter Reed Thompson Jarrod Tisthammer Thomas James Torres Breona Shanee Tyner Andrew Lynn Vokt Yvonne Marie Wadas Randall Anthony Waring Keaya Marie Weber Aurora Jean Wegener Penney Sue Weyrauch Ashley Nicole Wilson Nina Wilson Mara Barry Winter Sharri Kaye Wirth Jay Ann Witt mcl Kirstin Lee Woodbury Christopher Scott Worden, Jr. Anthony James Yarbrough Yasameen Yaseer Eastin Dorene Yates

Bachelor of Science in Social Work Elizabeth Benjamin Ajongo Mickey Vancole Alder Tori Marie Barnes scl Wendy Sue Beckman Samantha Noel Christensen mcl Alyssa Suzanne David mcl Jessica Marie Goltl mcl Danielle Haas Kathryn Elizabeth Hicks mcl Brittney Ann Livingston cl Kaylin Jeanette Ohler mcl Jonathan Quitl cl Brianna Lynn Renninger Kayla Riaski Paige Elizabeth Seier mcl Kay Lynn Sharples Jamie Augusta Strickland mcl Lacie Jade Tewes mcl Tiffany Marie True Bachelor of Science in Aviation Daniel Robert Florance scl Emma Handlos cl Travis Parker Huetter Matthew Emory Hunt Tyler Kleffman Adam John Liston Zachary Robert Lundeen cl Kyle Martinez Craig James Murphey Jeremy I. Rucker Gregory Alexander Smith cl Zane W. Smith mcl Alex Aubry Tatum Bachelor of Science in Emergency Management Katie M. Rath

COLLEGE OF INFORMATION SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY Bachelor of Science in Computer Science Eric Jay Artz Timothy Wayne Brown Aaron Kyle Buesing Cameron Burris cl Xiao Cao Makayla Caumeran mcl Samuel Richard Crow Jacob Otto Dolezal Joseph M. Franco Matthew William Garvey Angela Marie Gillespie scl Ethan Harner Darin Henninger Nathan Benjamin Hotz Shaozhuo Jia Adam Christian Johannesmeyer Aaron Alexander Joseph Lapham mcl Ryan Edward Lueninghoener Christopher Thomas McLaughlin Ajay Bhaskar Medury mcl Christopher Joseph Molini mcl Bradley William Nelson Joshua James Nelson mcl Joshua Andrew Nieman John Curtis Oerter mcl Tyler Ryan Petersen Luke Donald Pfeiffer mcl

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Mark Barrett Placek Pratik Rayamajhi Douglas Charles Richardson mcl Ammon Jon Satterfield Justin Ray Schmidt mcl Aaron T. Skinner mcl Benjamin Thomas Susman scl Ryan James Vanek scl Jonathan Theodore von Kampen mcl Evan Reid Williams mcl

Tricia Mary Peter Zachary Taylor Pettepier mcl Brittany Ann Phillips Dylan James Redman mcl Jessica Rewolinski Tserenchimeg Sharavaa Richard E. Stock Russell Teply James M. Thompson Paul Michael Weidner

Bachelor of Science in Management Information Systems

Bachelor of Science in Bioinformatics

Rassam Abdullah Alamry Ayed Asiri Tanner Donald Austin Jared Paul Collins cl Gabrielle Louise Colson Zachary Clifton Dunning Austin Fiala Nathaniel Charles Graham Travis Ivy Cory Steven Jones Tyson Hunter Lantz Alexander Lenhart Sarah Manandhar Michael Robert McDermott mcl David Alexander McElligott mcl Bryce Randall McGeorge mcl Micah Miller Briceon John Mundt Joseph Anton Nabity mcl Ninh Hai Nguyen mcl

Melanie Beth Alexander scl Schuyler Patrick Dougherty mcl Dylan Jaymes Nielsen mcl Sean Christian West mcl Benjamin Lee Wicks mcl Bachelor of Science in Information Assurance A Jovan Cabrera Monarrez Kelsey Angela Marie Gillespie scl Ryan Matthew Grandgenett mcl Seth Terence Hanson Jeffrey Kazmierski Spencer David McClain Jordan Ray Swim Jonathan Theodore von Kampen mcl Paul Spencer Wees Bachelor of Science in IT Innovation Andrew J. Richtig Neal Mooberry Stanard

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CANDIDATES FOR UNDERGRADUATE DEGREES CONT.

Carlee Ann Pakes mcl Heather Renee Peebles mcl Gabriella Marie Quiroz mcl Ronee L. Smith Jeremy Jay Stoll Cory William Van Den Akker Erica Rae Viola cl Genevieve Nicole Williams Bachelor of Music

COLLEGE OF COMMUNICATION, FINE ARTS AND MEDIA Bachelor of Arts in Art History Candace Rae Berger mcl Ashton Marie Porter Kate Ashley Vaughn Williams Bachelor of Arts in Communication Nancy Arely Anaya Sarahbeth Averill Ryan Joseph Belman Brogan Vaughn Cordova Lindy Christell Dilocker Emily Anne Fay Suzanne Rose Fuhrer mcl Carina Glover Jenae Cari Haman cl Tanner James Kahler mcl Dallas Michael Lemmers Rosa Najera Jamie Lavinia Retana-Ramirez Katie Slobodnik mcl Allen David Tustall II Nakita Denyse Williams cl Bachelor of Arts in Studio Art Deborah Kay Lucas Allen Brie Alsbury

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Sean Michael Bergman Brittani Anne Brabec Leslie Diamond Broussard Jordan Elizabeth Brunmeier Stacey Alexandra Chew-Choy Michael A. Clark Matthew T. Cosner Brian John Cox Brianna Marae Cox Sean Davis Sharon F. Felt Ana Isabel Garcia Joshua Michael Gentry Cale Christian Hansen Megan Marie Heise Lauren Nicole Hickox Donald Allen Janda cl Nicole Karrick Melissa A. Kelley Joshua Richard Kendrick Kelly Marie Klopp Joanna Kroll Tyler Matthew Kuhl Jenna Lynn Lachnit Derek Virgil Edwin Loewe cl em Rachael Marie Lopez Clarissa Elizabeth Love Chloe L. Markham mcl em Cole Dylan Miller

Kyle Allen Morrison Rebekah Rose Polski Laura Jean Schaffer mcl em Maura Schmidt Christopher Alvin Sheik Nadia Michelle Shinkunas Johanna Mae Shinn Derek Christopher Taubert Maggie Jane Weber mcl Tyler Steven Weihe Bachelor of Arts in Theatre Liah Terese Burke Nicklaus Adam Knipe cl Joey James Lafrentz Michael Paul Mecek Jayma Danielle Smay Bachelor of Fine Arts Katherine Ann Bard mcl Chelsey BreAnn Borchardt Cameron Rose Conlon Thomas Eldon Flanigan Dan Gruppo cl Andrew Christopher Ancona Gustafson Ahmad Jaffery Nathan Dean Johnson Verna Frances Johnson Kelli Meagan McDanal mcl Jared Kent Newman

Adam James Ballard Joseph Herbert Battern Samantha Lea Bryan scl * John Alexander Gajewski mcl Katherine Ruth Hartwig cl em Tessa Patricia Jacobsen mcl William Charles Karpf Leanna Li Keith scl Evelyn Ann Lindgren mcl Kaela Myrelle Lynn Samantha Jean Perkins Brittany Rutherford Christopher Cole Short Justin William Slafter Arriana Renee St. Onge Bachelor of Science in Communication Chase Nicole Barrington scl Brett Danielle Bedel Brittany Nicole Crider Garrett Matthew Davis Paul Gregory Dobler Christine Lauren Dunn mcl Samyr Hossam El-Refaie Samantha Lyn Emerine mcl Matthew Kelly Everson Brianna Renae Exstrom Chelsea Anne Flynn

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Lindsi Fulk Yanira Liset Garcia John Austin Gaule Lauren Michelle Harrahill John Matthew Karhoff mcl Riley Jean Kremlacek Allison Renae LaBrie cl Ciara Lynn Lee Marissa Lynn Litty Korinne Elizabeth Lopez Yoyo Ma Killian O’mara Matsunami Shaley Ann McKeever Danielle Nicole Mehner Ashley Nicole Miles Hannah Mae Nelson Rachel Jean Northrup mcl Alexandra Dolore Peterson Wesley Michael Poore Amanda Push Jamieson Ranallo Rene Isaias Rivas Alyx Elizabeth Rowe cl em Morgan Renee Salus Kathryn Elisabeth Schulz Nolan Patrick Searl Jesse Short Nolan Vaughn Shult Carley Anne Staebell Abigail Marie Stephans Jasmine Simone Thompson Christina Renee Townsend Joseph Tyler Vonnahme James Christopher Walmsley Meredith Whye Sydney Victoria Williams


CANDIDATES FOR UNDERGRADUATE DEGREES CONT.

UNL COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING (Degrees awarded by University of Nebraska-Lincoln) Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering Ernest Henry Bless Mary Emelda Chavez Oualala Coulibaly Jordan Oliver Everson Matthew L. Garder Matthew Gregory Gibbs Nathaniel Christian Jensen Nicholas Andrew Charles Johnson d Mitchell Joseph Kowalewski Charles Henry Krolikowski Tyler John Kros Brandon Matthew Kyle Matthew Robert Lemmerman Ekram Zakher Louka Scott Patrick Matson Matthew John Morhardt Aric Stephen Mousel Nyssa D. Nabity Anna Norris Taofic Adeyemi Onifade Andrew Louis Rech James Michael Reitmeier Mohamed Fouad Salama Victor Hugo Sanchez Delgado William James Sargent Ann Vaske Timothy John Wordekemper

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Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering

Bachelor of Science in Construction Engineering

Bachelor of Science in Engineering Technology

Joshua Ryan DeWitt HD Ian M. Dikeman Clayton Paul Dirkschneider John Lawrence Fluehr James Ernest Gehringer Jacob Patrick Partusch Tyler Jeffrey Reynolds Zachary James Udesen

Drew Anthony Potrzeba Joseph Thomas Robbins

Bryan Paul Bush

Bachelor of Science in Construction Management

Nicholas E. Howe

Jacob Paul Backer Robert Joseph Broderick III Ryan Walker Bundy Justin Brian Dunham Joshua Eric Eisenmann Darren Alan Elliott Taylor Gene Hawley Brian Ray Hennings Jacob Herbener Brett A. Jorgensen Bradley Phillip Kreikemeier Shawn Nelson Michael Richard Ricchini Hayden Charles Schneider Ethen Slotten Ryan Lee Tomlinson Nicolas Alexander Turone Marcus Wilson

UNL COLLEGE OF EDUCATION AND HUMAN SCIENCES

Bachelor of Science in Architectural Engineering Aislyn Rose Anderson Cletus Harrison DeWispelare Jennifer Lynn Dries Lucas John Harbison Alex Edward Hoffmann Benjamin Michael Kaipust Evan Richard Kelly Christopher Glenn Klosterman Meagan Ann Kurmel Vu Anh Le Robert McClenahan Seth Nelsen Shelby Dean Ortner Eric James Reid Andrew Christopher Reinke d Ryan Joseph Risney Alexis Abel Rivera Sara Rose Robbins d Linsey Ann Rohe Adam Michael Steinbach Chelsea Marie Stolinski-Wallis Wyatt Dean Suddarth Joshua John Wilson Michael Sean Zelensky

Associate of Science in Technology

(Degrees awarded by University of Nebraska-Lincoln) Bachelor of Science in Education and Human Sciences Jenna Patricia Bral Danielle Lee Miller

Bachelor of Science in Electronics Engineering Brian Paul Beatty Leah Nicole Busch Trenton Tucker Evans Jonathan David Grindstaff Alexis Dominique Mezzell Evan B. Milton Chad Edward Staley Kossivi S. Tossou Tyler Matthew Ward

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2013-2014 SELECT HIGHLIGHTS

UNO General Highlights ·· Nation’s top public university for veterans ·· Opened the Barbara Weitz Community Engagement Center, the nation’s first fullydedicated engagement center on a university campus ·· Broke ground on a new community arena on Center Campus that will open in the fall of 2015 ·· Opened a new state-of-the-art soccer facility ·· Largest incoming undergraduate class in history ·· Nine percent increase in Graduate Studies enrollment ·· Coordinating the USSTRATCOM Leader Fellowship program with some of the Department of Defense’s top civilian employees ·· First Nebraska school in the Clinton Global Initiative University global research network

College of Information Science & Technology ·· Created the “Women in IT Initiative,” a community-driven task force designed in partnership with area businesses to tackle the information technology workforce deficit and support a diverse talent pool

College of Public Affairs and Community Service ·· Eight degrees and concentrations in the college are ranked in the top 25 in the nation

Graduate Studies ·· Created a new Master’s of Science and Ph.D. program in Biomedical Informatics in collaboration with the University of Nebraska Medical Center

International Studies & Programs

·· The Student Research and Creative Activity Fair had more than 200 undergraduate and graduate participants

·· Students from 121 countries studied at UNO, including eight Fulbright Scholars

·· The Gateway, UNO’s student-run newspaper, celebrated 100 years of journalism

Peter Kiewit Institute (PKI)

·· Dance Team placed fifth nationally in Division I National Dance Alliance Collegiate National Championships

College of Arts and Sciences

·· Launched a far-reaching plan to increase training and work-force development in information technology and engineering

Criss Library

·· Opened a new teaching and research facility at Glacier Creek Preserve, UNO’s 320-acre tallgrass prairie (top photo)

·· Home of the new Barbara A. Holland Collection for Service Learning and Community Engagement, the world’s largest collection of community engagement research literature

College of Business Administration

Athletics

·· Undergraduate and graduate Accounting programs received highly-exclusive accreditation by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)

·· Sami Spenner named the Omaha Sports Hall of Fame Sportswoman of the Year and was also named Summit League Outdoor Track and Field Athlete of the year

College of Communication, Fine Arts and Media ·· MavFORENSICS ranked in the elite top-10 programs nationally for the fifth consecutive year and also won the national championship in Poetry Interpretation

College of Education ·· Opened the Biomechanics Research Building, the nation’s first stand-alone research building dedicated to biomechanics (third photo)

·· Josh Archibald named National Collegiate Hockey Conference (NCHC) Player of the Year

Alumni ·· Celebrated 100th Anniversary of the UNO Alumni Association ·· Bringing to campus a new tradition: the “Maverick Monument”—an 8-foot-high, 1,500-pound bronze bull symbolizing the determination, pride, and success of UNO students and alumni (bottom photo)


May 2014 Commencement Booklet