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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…

October 2019 Newsletter

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 Building Omaha’s Future Leaders October 2019 Celebrating STEM in Omaha Meet the iEXCEL Tech Team! iEXCEL is a bold and visionary program at the University of Nebraska Medical Center purposefully designed to transform health professions education and offer unprecedented opportunities for research and development. The iEXCEL training model focuses on…

September 2019 Newsletter

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 Building Omaha’s Future Leaders September 2019 Celebrating STEM in Omaha A STEM Professional You Should Know! Derrick Nero Derrick Nero, Assistant Professor of Engineering Education at the University of Nebraska at Omaha College of Education (UNO COE), never expected to become a teacher. After graduating with a Bachelor’s degree in…

August 2019 Newsletter

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 Building Omaha’s Future Leaders August 2019 Celebrating STEM in Omaha A STEM Professional You Should Know! Stephan Grot Stephan Grot, Executive Director of the creative center KANEKO, credits his unique and fulfilling career path to his simultaneous passions for STEM and art. As a child, he loved multiple mediums of…

June 2019 Newsletter

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 Building Omaha’s Future Leaders June 2019 Celebrating STEM in Omaha A STEM Professional You Should Know! Elizabeth Mulkerrin Dr. Elizabeth Mulkerrin’s love for both science and education is what drives her success as Vice President of Education at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium. A Nebraska native, she received her…

May 2019 Newsletter

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Building Omaha’s Future Leaders May 2019 Celebrating STEM in Omaha A STEM Professional You Should Know! Tracie Reding Tracie Evans Reding has 14 years of experience in the education field including secondary and post-secondary settings.  She currently serves as the STEM Outreach Coordinator at the University of Nebraska at Omaha…

Omaha Chamber CareerRockit

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A new page has been added to the website CareerRockit that helps inform and encourage students on exciting new STEM careers available right here in Omaha. Students, educators, and parents connect with opportunities outside of Careerockit to move along the learning pipeline, gain applicable knowledge and build excitement for growing…

Northrop Grumman STEM High School Internship Program

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  If you love math and science, are creative and hardworking, and desire a STEM-related career, then this is the internship for you! Students selected for Northrop Grumman’s summer STEM High School Internship Program will work alongside our top engineers and scientists in a fun and challenging environment. Apply today…

AAAS (American Association for the Advancement in Science) UNO STEM Blog is Posted (includes Ecosystem section)!

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The UNO STEM Education Blog (on P-12 Teacher Engagement), invited by the American Association for the Advancement in Science (AAAS) has now been posted!    Here is the link.  This is very big kudos to UNO, and our STEM Education colleagues in the community, as many of the AAAS blogs…