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Home Built by MCC Students Installed in North Omaha

On July 31, 2018, Posted by , In Headlines, By , With No Comments

From KETV Omaha A new type of home could be coming to your neighborhood. The build took place on the Metro Community College Campus as an effort to bring education and community together. The project, called Bridge Network, was started by students and ends with a big benefit to the…

Omaha best city in U.S. for college grads to start careers, study finds

On July 31, 2018, Posted by , In Headlines, By , With No Comments

From the Omaha World Herald Omahans have that humble Midwestern “aw shucks” mentality, which might not work to their advantage when recruiting young professionals. An analysis this year by ZipRecruiter and reported by the St. Louis Business Journal gave Omahans something to boast about, if only they would. The analysis called…

Cybersecurity Professionals Wanted: Experts weigh in on closing the skills gap

On July 26, 2018, Posted by , In Headlines, By , With No Comments

At WorkingNation’s fourth Town Hall event, experts provided their insight on how to increase the number of cybersecurity professionals in the IT workforce. By: Matt Parke, WorkingNation Cybersecurity is one of the fastest-growing sectors in information technology and the demand for cybersecurity professionals is outpacing the supply entering the workforce….

Highlander Code Camp Visits TEAM Software

On July 25, 2018, Posted by , In Headlines, By , With No Comments

Photo: TEAM Software Inspiring Omaha’s youth to pursue opportunities in tech. TEAM Software welcomed the 2018 Highlander Code Camp participants to learn more about the company, working in the tech field and the real-world skills needed to be a successful software developer. The 13 high school students met with TEAM…

UNO Aviation Institute creates drone program

On July 24, 2018, Posted by , In Headlines, By , With No Comments

  A new concentration within UNO’s Aviation Institute, Unmanned Aircraft Systems, is giving students the opportunity to learn how to use drones in many different types of careers. By: Taylor Barth, Reporter OMAHA, Neb. — Students at the University of Nebraska-Omaha see drones as more than just a hobby, but the…

College students try to close pilot shortage gap – from KMTV News Now

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Omaha STEM Ecosystem 2017 Annual Report

On July 12, 2018, Posted by , In Headlines, By , With No Comments

It was a busy year for the Omaha STEM Ecosystem. See what we’ve been up to this past year: STEM Annual Report 2017_Final_spreads (2)    

A Deeper Dive into Key Readings on the Future of Work

On July 10, 2018, Posted by , In Headlines, By , With No Comments

STEMconnector released the State of STEM report in May of this year, and we continue to use the framework and research to drive knowledge and action for our networks. We are pleased to share a series of blog posts diving more deeply into the resources found in the call-out boxes included throughout the report….

Flying Mavs Earn Top 10 Finish Nationally

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

Photo: UNO Aviation  The University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) Flying Mavericks earned the highest team finish in program history this weekend as they placed eighth at the 2018 National Intercollegiate Flying Association (NIFA) SAFECON competition, which took place Monday, April 30, through Saturday, May 5, at Indiana State Univeristy. The…

June 2018 Newsletter

On July 2, 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: Kate Cooper, Ph.D Kate Cooper is an Assistant Professor of Big Data in the School of Interdisciplinary Informatics at UNO. Kate received her Ph.D. in Pathology and Microbiology from the University of Nebraska at…