The University of New Orleans hosted its first Space Day on Thursday, November 20, 2014, for area middle school students. About 150 7th- and 8th-graders from St. Augustine, Archbishop Rummel, Edward Hynes, Holy Cross and Ursuline schools participated. The students competed in three activities and were awarded trophies for their efforts. The event was a collaboration by UNO, the Boeing Company, NASA, Jacobs Technology and the National Center for Advanced Manufacturing.