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November 2021 Newsletter: Building a STEM Community Through Communication, Collaboration and Connection

Building a STEM community Through Communication, Collaboration and Connection Thank You for Attending the Last Virtual Roundtable Discussion As we close this series of Roundtable discussions for 2021, we thank everyone that participated in the discussions.  Each of these Roundtable events allowed our community members an opportunity to build a…

OSE Success Evaluation Report White Paper

Theory of Success Created for Omaha STEM Ecosystem August 2021 By Garret Higginbotham and Heather Daubert Through our partnership with University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO), we get the opportunity to work with many students. This semester we had the honor to work with two Doctoral students from UNO, Garret…

STEM Community Platform Adds Internship Feature to Help Prepare Students for In-Demand Careers Left Unfilled in Nebraska

Omaha, Neb. (Nov. 3, 2021) – Millions of STEM jobs go unfilled each year due to an ongoing nationwide shortage of STEM professionals. The shortage also hits home in Nebraska. National STEM Day on November 8 highlights the importance of creating accessible STEM opportunities for all, especially populations currently underrepresented…

October 2021 Newsletter: Connect with Our Online STEM Community

Connect with Our Online STEM Community    Get Social with the Omaha STEM Ecosystem Do you want to be a part of the larger STEM conversation in our community? The Omaha STEM Ecosystem’s goal is to connect, communicate and collaborate with our greater STEM community. You can join the conversation…

September 2021 Newsletter: Making Connections in Our STEM Community

Making Connections in Our STEM Community  Internship Panel Discussion Thank you to everyone that attended the Omaha STEM Ecosystem’s 2nd Virtual Roundtable Series – Building a Thriving STEM Community. This session was focused on the role that business and education play in providing internships to build our workforce. Levi Thiele,…

August 2021 Newsletter: Celebrating Strong Partnerships in our STEM Community

Celebrating Strong Partnerships in our STEM Community Back-to-School with Million Girls Moonshot Omaha STEM Ecosystem is excited to share our new partnership with Million Girls Moonshot, a nonprofit organization working toward a future that calls into play the next generation of engineers, inventors, and innovators. They provide access to over…

June 2021 Newsletter: Join Our Efforts to Ensure Five More Years of STEM Excellence & Innovation

Five years ago, the Omaha STEM Ecosystem was formed and engaged with 180 community stakeholders to address the overwhelming shortfall of current and future STEM professionals in the Greater Omaha area. Today, we are almost 1,000 community stakeholders strong and growing. As we celebrate our 5th Anniversary, we continue to…

May 2021 Newsletter: Celebrating Five Years of Building a Stronger STEM Community

The Omaha STEM Ecosystem was launched in 2016 to address the overwhelming shortfall of current and future STEM professionals in Omaha and across Nebraska. As we celebrate our 5th Anniversary in June, we remain committed to: Building a strong infrastructure and capacity to support mission impact. Advocating for programs and…

April 2021 Newsletter: Join Omaha STEM Ecosystem for Upcoming Events & Roundtables

Annual Report Highlights Our Impact The Omaha STEM Ecosystem’s 2020 Annual Report highlights our accomplishment within the sudden change from our communal workplaces and meetings to the general isolation of a virtual world. This year provided an opportunity for the Omaha STEM Ecosystem to look toward the future and strategize…

Omaha STEM Ecosystem Partners with City Nature Challenge 2021

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The Omaha STEM Ecosystem is a partner of this year’s City Nature Challenge. April 30-May 3, 2021, the Omaha Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium is promoting citizen science by asking people to identify and count plants and animals that live among us. This is an opportunity to get to know…