The University of New Orleans Magazine

The University of New Orleans Magazine showcases recent student, faculty and alumni accomplishments and spotlights news and events. As a thriving public, research university, UNO continues to make a powerful impact in New Orleans and around the globe.

Kentrell Martin, who played basketball for the UNO Privateers is now an award-winning author who has published two books: Shelly’s Outdoor Adventure and Shelly Goes to the Zoo.The books, which help teach children to use American Sign Language, were inspired by Martin’s brother, who is deaf.

Kentrell Martin

UNO’s Martin Evolves from Lockdown Defender to Award-Winning Author Around the University of New Orleans, Kentrell Martin is remembered as a lockdown defender for head coach Monte Towe on the […]

Hall of Famer

Hall of Famer

As a 10th grader, he thought about joining the Block High School basketball team in his hometown of Jonesville, La. but never did, to the disappointment of his parents and […]

Fun Happens Here!

Fun Happens Here!

The University of New Orleans Student Activities Council follows the motto: Fun happens here. The mantra is fitting for a student-run organization that has ushered in unique and fantastic campus […]

Nearly 50 students spent the summer at the UNO Creative Writing Workshops in Cork, taking classes in an Elizabethan gothic castle on the campus of 
University College Cork.

Postcards From Abroad

Students spend their summers in Innsbruck, Montpelier, Prague, Kyoto and Cork For nearly 40 years, students at the University of New Orleans have enjoyed summers studying abroad. In 2015, the […]


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