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Transforming Medical Education with Virtual Reality

On July 17, 2018, Posted by , In Events, With No Comments

Photo: UNMC, KANEKO  The use of technology in medical education and research is the new norm. When: July 30, 2018, 6:00 – 7:00 PM Where: KANEKO (1111 Jones St. Omaha, NE 68102) Virtual reality simulation, surgical robotics, and machine learning are rapidly advancing medicine and clinical practice. This lecture will…

I Love Tech – Conference and Technology Expo

On July 17, 2018, Posted by , In Events, With No Comments

Date and Time Fri, August 10, 2018 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM CDT Location AIM Institute 1905 Harney Street Omaha, NE 68102 In conjunction with their sponsors TheAfter, LLC brings you, I Love Tech – Conference and Technology Expo. They will introduce STEM job opportunities in our city as well…

8 Fun Ways To Keep Math Learning Alive Through the Summer

On July 16, 2018, Posted by , In Resources, By , With No Comments

  Summer is a time for play and rest, family time and adventures. But there’s compelling research to show that kids forget a lot of what they learned during the school year if they don’t have opportunities to continue reading, using their mathematical thinking skills and exploring the world around them. It’s…

Bridging the STEM Skills Gap Involves Both Education and Industry Commitments

On July 13, 2018, Posted by , In Resources, By , , With No Comments

Photo: THOMAS KIENZLE/AFP/GETTY IMAGES The workforce of tomorrow requires a strong STEM foundation today. INSIDE SUBARU OF Indiana Automotive, students gather around a scaled-down version of the robotic arms the industry uses to make cars. They watch as it sorts colored blocks on a miniaturized production line, occasionally glancing at the nearby…

Omaha STEM Ecosystem 2017 Annual Report

On July 12, 2018, Posted by , In Headlines, By , With No Comments

It was a busy year for the Omaha STEM Ecosystem. See what we’ve been up to this past year: STEM Annual Report 2017_Final_spreads (2)    

A Deeper Dive into Key Readings on the Future of Work

On July 10, 2018, Posted by , In Headlines, By , With No Comments

STEMconnector released the State of STEM report in May of this year, and we continue to use the framework and research to drive knowledge and action for our networks. We are pleased to share a series of blog posts diving more deeply into the resources found in the call-out boxes included throughout the report….

Heartland Developers Conference

On July 6, 2018, Posted by , In Events, With No Comments

~September 5-7, 2018~ Embassy Suites Conference Center – La Vista, NE  AIM HDC (Heartland Developers Conference) is a 3-day software development event for tech professionals, consisting of hands-on workshops, keynotes and other speakers, breakout sessions and networking events. Attendees learn from national industry experts plus regional and local leaders, who…

Spotlight on STEM Education

On July 5, 2018, Posted by , In Resources, By , With No Comments

The past few years have seen educators, administrators, and curriculum planners working to get students interested in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) subjects. As the job market for these subjects grows, so too does the interest in preparing K-12 students to study them at a higher level. John Dichiara,…

Hubbard Sustainability Series

On July 5, 2018, Posted by , In Events, With No Comments

Climate change is a hot topic. Get out of the heat and join the conversation. MCC at Do Space will host the third installment in the Claire M. Hubbard Foundation Sustainability Series Thursday, July 12, 4:30-6:30 p.m. Three dynamic speakers will focus on climate change and its impact on the…

Flying Mavs Earn Top 10 Finish Nationally

On July 3, 2018, Posted by , In Headlines, By , With No Comments

Photo: UNO Aviation  The University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) Flying Mavericks earned the highest team finish in program history this weekend as they placed eighth at the 2018 National Intercollegiate Flying Association (NIFA) SAFECON competition, which took place Monday, April 30, through Saturday, May 5, at Indiana State Univeristy. The…