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Look what is happening right here in Omaha: Ag. Education at Bryan High

On November 27, 2018, Posted by , In Headlines, With No Comments

Agricultural Education Inside the AgroBox By Bev Flatt|November 12th, 2018|Agronomy, CDE/LDE, Chapter Focus, FFA New Horizons View Larger Image In order to feed a hungry planet, future agriculturists have to think outside the box. For some students, this means working inside the AgroBox. When you walk into a classroom at Bryan High School’s Urban…

October 2018 Newsletter

On November 1, 2018, Posted by , In Headlines, With No Comments

Building Omaha’s Future Leaders October 2018 Celebrating STEM In Omaha STEM Professional You Should Know! Christine Cutucache, Ph.D. Christine Cutucache, Ph.D. is the Haddix Community Chair of Science and Associate Professor of Biology at UNO. Even though Dr. C is a Wisconsin native, she received all of her formal training here…

STEM Daily News Alert- October 25, 2018

On October 30, 2018, Posted by , In Headlines, With No Comments

News Alert From STEM Daily The STEM News Aggregator Thursday, October 25, 2018 K-12 Education Talia Milgrom-Elcott (Founder & Executive Director, 100Kin10): Want To Keep Students Engaged? Ask, Don’t Tell (Forbes)  Quick: Think about something new you learned in the last year. It could be anything – an improved swing,…

STEM News Update: Northwest High Chemistry Class Conducts Water Testing Project at Pawnee Creek October, 2018

On October 30, 2018, Posted by , In Headlines, With No Comments

Video From Channel 3 News attached in link below: https://www.3newsnow.com/news/local-news/itc-northwest-high-take-chemistry-class-to-pawnee-creek    ASHLAND, Neb. (KMTV) – Students at Northwest High got down and dirty this morning at the Wildlife Safari Park in Ashland. It was no field trip for the chemistry class. Instead, they were researchers for the day. Going into Pawnee…

STEM Daily News Alert October 19th 2018

On October 30, 2018, Posted by , In Headlines, With No Comments

  News Alert From STEM Daily The Stem News Aggregator Friday, October 19, 2018 Diversity in STEM English-Learners Often Denied Full Access to STEM Education, Report Finds (Education Week)  School systems across the country should do more to ensure that current and former English-language learners have access to STEM education,…

August 2018 Newsletter

On October 3, 2018, Posted by , In Headlines, By , With No Comments

Building Omaha’s Future Leaders June 2018 Celebrating STEM in Omaha  A STEM Professional You Should Know: Joe Pecha Joe Pecha is a journeyman electrician specializing in commercial projects who has worked for Miller Electric for eighteen years. He graduated from the Apprentice program through the Local 22 electrical union and also…

INSIDE the Omaha Public Schools August eNewsletter

On October 3, 2018, Posted by , In Headlines, By , With No Comments

Omaha STEM Ecosystem is excited to be apart of the monthly OPS eNewsletter. OPS Continues Shift to STEM Focused Education by James Harrington, OPS Supervisor of Math and Chris Schaben, OPS Supervisor of Science With the revision of the Nebraska State Mathematics Standards in 2015 and continuing with the newly-adopted…

Omaha STEM Ecosystem Participates in Panel Discussion

On August 7, 2018, Posted by , In Headlines, By , With No Comments

Photo: AIM Institute The Omaha STEM Ecosystem took part in a round-table panel of local leaders in education, business, and non-profit. These leaders were joined by Congressman Don Bacon to discuss efforts in encouraging young students to pursue careers in tech. Everyone agreed that there’s a shortage of talent in…

Students at Metropolitan Community College build a house and get a taste of the real world

On August 4, 2018, Posted by , In Headlines, By , With No Comments

Metropolitan Community College students are erecting a house inside a building, and the concept makes perfect sense to everyone there. Building the house while inside the new Construction Education Center on the Fort Omaha campus in northeast Omaha gives faculty members the chance to conveniently observe the more than 100…

UNL engineering may get $75 million renovation

On August 1, 2018, Posted by , In Headlines, By , With No Comments

For a college that prepares students to design and build, the facilities that house the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s College of Engineering are uninviting. But the College of Engineering is likely soon to receive approval for $75.5 million worth of building improvements. The NU Board of Regents on Friday will consider…