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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…

The Omaha STEM Ecosystem is Offering Free Online Resources

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KIOS Radio Interview, March 2021 Omaha STEM Ecosystem Director, Julie Sigmon, Julie Sigmon, joined Mike Hogan on the “Live & Local” program with KIOS to discuss the new STEM Community Platform and the importance of STEM education.  Listen to the Interview

Technology Platforms Elevate Access to Career, Professional Development

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Technology Platforms Elevate Access to Career, Professional Development – Midlands Business Interview, March 12, 2021 Technology has played a very important role in how individuals access educational opportunities to develop their skills. Omaha STEM Ecosystem Director, Julie Sigmon, recently shared her insights on this topic with the Midlands Business Journal….

March 2021 Newsletter: Online STEM Community Platform Makes Programs and Resources More Accessible

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Last week, the Omaha STEM Ecosystem and AIM Institute announced the launch of the free online STEM Community Platform, presented by Cox. The mission of the STEM Community Platform is to connect youth, parents, educators and professionals to an online hub of high-quality STEM programs, resources and events. The website…

Omaha STEM Ecosystem and AIM Institute Launch New STEM Community Platform

Omaha STEM Ecosystem and AIM Institute Launch New STEM Community Platform Free Online STEM Resource Hub to Help Create Vibrant STEM Community in Omaha  Omaha, Neb. (March 1, 2021) – The Omaha STEM Ecosystem and AIM Institute announced the launch of the online STEM Community Platform, presented by Cox. The…

February 2021 Newsletter: Building a New Chapter in 2021

February 2021 Newsletter As we begin a new chapter in 2021, we are in awe of the power science, technology, engineering and mathematics have had in the ever-changing landscape of education and business. This year, the Omaha STEM Ecosystem will celebrate its 5-Year Anniversary, and we hope to expand the…