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Greater Omaha Chamber’s May Small Business of the Month

On May 22, 2018, Posted by , In News,Resources, With No Comments

From Greater Omaha Chamber Joseph H. Hodges, Jr. and Calvin D. Jones have spent their professional lives serving and protecting others – as long-time officers with the Omaha Police Department and now as owners of Lion’s Gate Security Solutions, Inc., our May Small Business of the Month. “We believe that security…

Do Space 2018 Summer Kickoff

On May 22, 2018, Posted by , In Event, With No Comments

Start the summer off right at Do Space! You can pick up your copy of the Do Space Summer 2018 Passport and learn more about upcoming happenings and contests as well as participate in hands-on previews of their summer programming for kids, adults, seniors and everyone in-between. If it’s your…

The CodeCrush Summit

On May 22, 2018, Posted by , In Event, With No Comments

Maybe you’re a girl in high school, who’s really interested in technology. Or perhaps you’re working in IT and want to learn more about how to diversify the workforce. Or, maybe you’re an educator and want to know how you can encourage more girls to pursue IT. Sound like you?…

Carnegie Mellon Offers New Artificial Intelligence Major

On May 21, 2018, Posted by , In News, With No Comments

  By Associated Press PITTSBURGH — Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh will offer the nation’s first undergraduate degree program in artificial intelligence. Officials with the school announced Thursday the new major will be available to students enrolled in the School of Computer Science starting in the fall. Many American universities…

Are We Preparing the Next Generation for Tomorrow’s Global Challenges? New Study Suggests We Have Work to Do

On May 21, 2018, Posted by , In Resources, With No Comments

  From STEM Connector Statistics Show 80 Percent of High School Science Teachers Believe Agri-Science Is Important, but Only 22 Percent Teach It Bayer and National 4-H Council “Science Matters” Initiative Seeks to Boost Education and Interest in Agri-Science RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., March 20, 2018 (PRNewswire) | As the agriculture and STEM…

Midlands Voices: Work-based learning opportunities abound in Nebraska

On May 17, 2018, Posted by , In News, With No Comments

  By John Witzel The writer is president of the Nebraska State Board of Education  Teen employment is now at the lowest level since the Great Depression. Lack of meaningful workplace experiences after completing postsecondary education has proved to have a negative impact on workplace success and directly affects the…

Breakthrough Challenge 2018 is Open for Submissions

On May 17, 2018, Posted by , In Event,News, With No Comments

  Breakthrough Junior Challenge is an annual, global competition for students, designed to inspire creative thinking about science. Students, ages 13 to 18, from countries across the globe are invited to create and submit an original video, no more than 3 minutes in length, that brings to life a concept…

2018 Tech Omaha Happy Hour

On May 17, 2018, Posted by , In Event, With No Comments

  Spring is here and summer’s upon us once again. This can only mean one thing — the fifth annual spring Tech Omaha Happy Hour! This year, they’re excited to partner with the Nebraska.Code()conference. Combining these two amazing events means spaces are filling up fast, so be sure to RSVP and…

EON Reality VR Innovation Academy

On May 17, 2018, Posted by , In Event, With No Comments

  Interested in advancing your career?  Learn more about the EON Reality VR Innovation Academy (VRIA) housed on the UNMC campus in Omaha, Nebraska. Augmented and Virtual Reality (AR/VR) are among the fastest growing sectors of our economy.  These technologies are spreading far beyond the gaming and entertainment worlds into…

Career Readiness is a Concern for Parents and Employers

On May 16, 2018, Posted by , In News, With No Comments

By; Matt Parke A nationwide listening tour by the Committee for Economic Development revealed that parents and employers have the same concerns about how children are being prepared for the future of work. The United States labor market is running at full steam, so much so that a record 6.6 million…