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

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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

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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

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  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

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

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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

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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

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…

University to House Nebraska’s First Self-Driving Shuttle

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by Scott Schrage | University Communication Nebraska Innovation Campus is living up to its name. The university’s epicenter of forward-thinking initiatives will temporarily house the state’s first self-driving shuttle, which was announced June 20 at Nebraska Innovation Studio. The City of Lincoln, which won a $100,000 grant from Bloomberg Philanthropies to…

UNO Professor Among Tribute to Women Honorees

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Photo: UNO Published: May 14th, 2018  The WCA’s Tribute to Women Awards recognizes local women’s impact on the community. A UNO professor will be recognized at the Women’s Center for Advancement(WCA’s) 31st annual Tribute to Women. The luncheon will take place Tuesday, June 12, 2018. The WCA’s list of 10 distinguished…