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May 2020 Newsletter

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Building Omaha’s Future Leaders May 2020 Message from the Director As we have adhered to the new culture of social distancing, and as we forge a new normal, I am inspired by the creativity in how our community met these challenges. Now more than ever we are connecting with each…

Learning opportunities and career development are critical for local ecosystem

Local organizations say education and career development is an ongoing progress. Julie Sigmon, director of Omaha STEM Ecosystem, said the most significant trend in the industry right now is that business and education are collaborating to ensure Omaha remains a vibrant community of innovation. View the full article in the…

Omaha STEM Ecosystem offers online resources for families

The Omaha STEM Ecosystem has provided a resource list with online links that families can use that can help with productivity and connection, especially in relation to science, technology, engineering and math. Click to view full article.

April 2020 Newsletter

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Building Omaha’s Future Leaders April 2020 Message from the Director As I settle down in my home office, the jolt from communal workspace to isolation wears away and is replaced by awe. Science is powering on to find a cure, technology fills in the distances between us, engineering repurposes factories…

March 2020 Newsletter

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Building Omaha’s Future Leaders March 2020 A STEM Professional You Should Know This month it’s the STEM Professionals You Should Know! Here are some brief descriptions of professionals that presented on February 18th for the Math Circles: Math with Medicine event held at Clarkson College! JoAnn Acierno, M.S.N, R.N. and Joan Blum…

February 2020 Newsletter

Building Omaha’s Future Leaders February 2020 A STEM Professional You Should Know Theresa Woods is an intern at the Omaha STEM Ecosystem. With a degree in Graphic Design, visual narrative is her passion. After learning Graphic Design is categorized as earning a Bachelors of Science, she looked further into STEM…

Conagra’s Educator Internship is live on their career site!

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“We are looking for 2-3 educators to host for a 6-8 week experience this summer at our downtown campus. This is our “Pilot” Year, and we want to make sure it is a success! During their internship educators will be exposed to a wide variety of innovation, technology, and automation,…

U.S. Department of Education STEM Newsletter

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STEM Education Updates from the U.S. Department of Education   Welcome to the Official U.S. Department of Education STEM Education Newsletter! This informative newsletter builds off the great work that Patti Curtis, Robert Noyce/Ellen Lettvin STEM Fellow, began a few months ago via her STEM Fellow Update Newsletter.  To build…

January 2020 Newsletter

 Building Omaha’s Future Leaders January 2020 A STEM Professional You Should Know In December 2019, Neyda Zavala became the program’s first intern to be hired full-time by the utility. Zavala, part of the first of three Legacy classes at OPPD, works in the Customer Care Services call center. In this…

November 2019 Newsletter

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 Building Omaha’s Future Leaders November 2019 A STEM Professional You Should Know Dr. George Grispos – Assistant Professor of Cybersecurity  at UNO Dr. George Grispos, Assistant Professor of Cybersecurity at the University of Omaha, bears a diverse background of software and information systems experience. Grispos received his MSc. In Computer…