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  • AIM Code School Info Session
    7:00 pm-8:00 pm
    November 13, 2019

    1902 Howard Street Omaha, NE 68102

    1902 Howard Street Omaha, NE 68102

    At our free Info Session, you’ll learn what it’s like to be a student, financial support options, and more! Explore career advancement opportunities through flexible evening training from AIM Interface School.

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  • Bots and Blocks
    5:30 pm-7:30 pm
    November 14, 2019

    4808 Cass St. Omaha NE 68132

    4808 Cass St. Omaha NE 68132

    Drive, build, program and play with robots, LEGOS and other STEM toys. Featured activities may include Sphero, Dash, LEGO Boost, Botley and other robots, coding challenges, Keva planks, AR/VR experiences and more. Beginners and experts are welcome.

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  • DBER Speaker Series – Dr. Allison Godwin
    12:00 pm-1:00 pm
    November 15, 2019

    1110 S 67th St, Omaha, NE 68182, USA

    1110 S 67th St, Omaha, NE 68182, USA

    Identity is an enduring and continuous sense of one’s self and is often thought of as the answer to the questions, “Who am I, Who can I be, and Where do I belong?” Research shows that developing a robust STEM identity is important for academic and personal development, integration into STEM fields, and academic success in STEM programs. In addition to identity, other non-cognitive factors like motivation, belonging, and personality have similar influence on student success. However, most institutions of higher education rely on cognitive measures, like grades, as a sole measure of student success, and intervention efforts often focus on academic skills required to perform well on these specific measures. Often, supporting students’ non-cognitive factors goes mostly ignored, although this area has gained interest in recent years.

    This talk will explore the current research on engineering identity as well as other non-cognitive factors and the emerging links to student success. Data from multiple national studies (both large quantitative survey results and rich “small n” qualitative interviews) will be discussed. Possibilities for particular interventions on individual and sets of non-cognitive factors that are malleable and may be prime targets for supporting student success more broadly will be highlighted.

  • UNO Planetarium Show–Open to the Public
    5:00 pm
    November 15, 2019-November 16, 2019

    6601 University Dr N, Omaha, NE 68182, USA

    6601 University Dr N, Omaha, NE 68182, USA

    Our Public shows (walk-in basis) are generally available on the first weekend (Friday and Saturday) of each month. These are multimedia programs portraying seasonal and current astronomical events. These are “Live” programs, designed for general audiences, highlighting star patterns, mythology and planets visible in the current sky. A staff astronomer is available to discuss audience questions, following the presentation.

    Parking: Parking is available in all campus lots on weekends and major holidays.  Parking Map

    Admission:  $5/person. Cash or check only please.

    Click here for current schedule

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  • 10 Tips for Maximizing Google Classroom
    9:00 am-10:00 am
    November 16, 2019

    Google Classroom is one of the hottest topics in education
    right now.

    If you’re interested in learning how you can maximize Google
    Classroom in your classroom, then join us for this FREE 
    online event on Saturday, November 16.

    Here are some of the trade secrets we’ll be giving away:

    • The secret to optimizing and personalizing student
      learning
      using Google Classroom
    • Expert time-saving tips and tricks for increasing the
      efficiency of Google Classroom

    Formative assessment tools that pair perfectly with
    Google Classroom – PLUS how you can implement
    them into your classroom

    Click here to sign up 

  • UNO Planetarium Show–Open to the Public
    5:00 pm
    November 16, 2019-November 16, 2019

    6601 University Dr N, Omaha, NE 68182, USA

    6601 University Dr N, Omaha, NE 68182, USA

    Our Public shows (walk-in basis) are generally available on the first weekend (Friday and Saturday) of each month. These are multimedia programs portraying seasonal and current astronomical events. These are “Live” programs, designed for general audiences, highlighting star patterns, mythology and planets visible in the current sky. A staff astronomer is available to discuss audience questions, following the presentation.

    Parking: Parking is available in all campus lots on weekends and major holidays.  Parking Map

    Admission:  $5/person. Cash or check only please.

    Click here for current schedule

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  • UNO Observatory Event–Open to the Public
    7:00 pm-9:00 pm
    November 22, 2019

    6001 Dodge St, Omaha, NE 68182-2000

    6001 Dodge St, Omaha, NE 68182-2000

    Observatory (Rooftop Telescopes)

    When: Fri, November 22, 7:00pm – 8:30pm
    Where: Durham Science Center, 6601, University Dr N, Omaha, NE 68182, USA (map)
    Description: Rooftop Observatory for students and public.
    30 min lecture in DSC 169 Rooftop observatory after;
    weather permitting
    $3 per person
    Click here for more information
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