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  • Application Deadline For the Women Innovators Fellowship
    All day

    November 1st is the application deadline for the Women Innovators Fellowship, which is a 6-month experience that will challenge three Fellows to develop new resources and tools to promote the advancement of women technologists and tech entrepreneurs in Omaha. Each Do Space Fellow will receive expert mentorship, a $10,000 stipend, and additional resources to bring her big idea to life.

    For more information on eligibility or to apply, go to the link attached to this post.

  • Hubbard Sustainability Series
    4:00 pm-6:00 pm

    7205 Dodge St., 2nd Floor, Omaha, NE 68114

    7205 Dodge St., 2nd Floor, Omaha, NE 68114

    Please join Metropolitan Community College as we welcome 12-year old Gitanjali Rao, America’s Top Young Scientist of 2017, to the Claire M. Hubbard Foundation Sustainability Speakers Series! The Hubbard Sustainability Series is an engaging conversation between experts on sustainability-related topics. The topic and its experts change every quarter, and this quarter is focused on water. Audiences will benefit hearing from local, regional, and national experts. This is a free event open to all with light refreshments provided. A short Q&A will follow after the three speakers. Speakers at this event will include:


    Eric Williams, Natural Resources planner, Natural Resources District  Williams has worked professionally for more than a decade to conserve and protect natural resources in the Omaha area. His work focuses on planning and construction of trails for active transportation, recreation and access to natural resources.

    Shannon Bartelt-Hunt, Professor of Civil Engineering; professor of Environmental, Agricultural and Occupational Health, UNL   Bartelt-Hunt received her Ph.D. in Environmental Engineering from the University of Virginia and her research focuses on the fate and transport of biologically-active organic contaminants in agricultural systems and water reuse in agriculture.

    Gitangali Rao, America’s Top Young Scientist (2017 Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge)   Gitanjali Rao was named America’s Top Young Scientist of 2017. She invented a device to detect lead in water faster than any other current techniques. Gitanjali has given TedX talks, is an active STEM promoter and is involved in involved in promoting STEM-based activities in schools and community service.

  • Bio-mechanics Night at Omaha Children’s Museum
    5:00 pm-7:00 pm

    500 S 20th St, Omaha, NE 68102, USA

    500 S 20th St, Omaha, NE 68102, USA

    You’re invited for a free teacher night at the Omaha Children’s Museum on November 6th from 5-7 p.m. to learn about STEM concepts present in body movement (bio-mechanics) the new exhibit Super Sports: Strength, Sportsmanship, and Smarts. Join us for a presentation of what bio-mechanics is (in early childhood friendly terms) and how to incorporate these concepts into classroom learning and a future field trip experience at the Omaha Children’s Museum. This event is open to all early childhood and early elementary educators, child care staff and administration, homeschoolers, and anyone interested in early childhood education.

    Register at 

  • The Perry Initiative Outreach Program
    All day

    The Perry Initiative is an organization that focuses on inspiring young women to be leaders in Orthopaedic surgery and Engineering by partnering with medical centers, universities, and highschools nationwide. A member of this organization, Dr. Amelia Lanier-Knarr and the Bio-mechanics Department are teaming up with UNMC again this year to host the Perry Initiative Outreach program on November 7th at UNMC.   The Initiative is a day long event where High School Junior and Senior girls get to perform mock surgeries and bio-mechanical engineering experiments as well as hear from leading women engineers and surgeons. If interested, the application, as well as more information, is provided in the link attached to this page.


  • Reach For The Stars STEM Event
    6:00 pm-9:00 pm

    6601 University Dr N, Omaha, NE 68182, USA

    6601 University Dr N, Omaha, NE 68182, USA

    Reach for the Stars 2018

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    The Reach For The Stars event is a free science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) outreach  event open to children of all ages. Girl and Boy Scout (1st through 7th  grade) will be able to accomplish their Astronomy badges.  UNO Mallory Kountze will provide free planetarium shows, and the Omaha Astronomical Society will provide telescopes to view and discuss night sky observations.   Multiple activities through out the first floor of the Durham Science Center will be offered.  Among these, are planet comparisons, exploring lunar phases and orbits, making a “pocket solar system”, touch meteorites, stars splatter painting, making a star finder and more.

  • Math With A Chef
    4:30 pm-6:30 pm

    Building 10, North Rd, Omaha, NE 68111, USA

    Building 10, North Rd, Omaha, NE 68111, USA

    Ever wondered what math has to do with cooking and working as a chef? Join STEM Ecosystem, UNO Math Department, and MCC to work with a chef on how math is connected. This event is for all educators, school administrators, and pre-service teachers.

  • AIM Tech Celebration
    5:30 pm-9:30 pm

    ~Where: Omaha Design Center, 1502 Cuming St, Omaha, NE 68102~

    Awards will be handed out to the 2017 AIM Tech Celebration Award Honorees!

  • The Nebraska Alliance for Conservation and Environment Education (NACEE) Meet and Greet
    5:30 pm-7:30 pm

    3908 Farnam St, Omaha, NE 68131, USA

    3908 Farnam St, Omaha, NE 68131, USA

    Come. Chat. Join.
    Since 2001, the Nebraska Alliance for Conservation and Environment Education (NACEE) has
    served Nebraskans interested in conservation and environmental education.
    Come learn about our new endeavors.
    Hear about upcoming events.
    Network with like-minded people.
    Explore how you can be involved with this dynamic group dedicated to growing conservation
    and environmental education in Nebraska. Light appetizers will be provided.
    Thursday, November 15, 2018
    Corkscrew Wine and Cheese
    3908 Farnam St
    Omaha, NE 68131
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    Questions? Email us at

  • Omaha STEM “Sunday with a Scientist – The Laser Lab”
    12:30 pm-4:30 pm

    730 N 14th St, Lincoln, NE 68508, USA

    730 N 14th St, Lincoln, NE 68508, USA

    The University of Nebraska State Museum’s Sunday with a Scientist program invites all children and Families to come and enjoy a fabulous Light Lab extravaganza!

    Laser technicians and graduate students from the Extreme Light Lab (ELL) at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln will help visitors learn more about the nature of light and laser technology. Children and families will learn what light is and how it is used in the world today, plus how lasers work and how they are used in all areas of life. Children will have an opportunity to participate in fun and interactive demonstrations, to learn and see why the sky is blue, why sunsets are red, how light bends, refracts, and scatters. Children will further learn how light and mirrors can be used to create an infinite box, a few “how to build your own” experiments with light and learn about the future of laser technology.
    Appropriate for all ages hosted at The University of Nebraska Lincoln State Museum Morrill Hall Museum Admission, museum members get in free.


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