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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…

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…