Celebrating Women In STEM 2019

October 16, 2019 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
The Empire Room
Address: 200 S 31st Ave, Ste 4107, Omaha, NE

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  • October 15, 2019 7:00 pm - October 15, 2019 8:00 pm

    Christine Allmon is program manager of the augmented and virtual reality at iEXCEL UNMC, and Michael Hollins is director of community and business engagement at iEXCEL. Together they will discuss iEXCEL at the Oct. 15 Omaha Science Café at 7 p.m. at the Slowdown.

    iEXCEL stands for Interprofessional Experiential Center for Enduring Learning and is a transformative program focused on creating a new model for health care education, training and research, using visualization, simulation and surgical and interventional skills. It will be housed in the Dr. Edwin G. & Dorothy Balbach Davis Global Center currently under construction at the University of Nebraska Medical Center.

    Allmon previously worked for the Center for Drug Development and Nanomedicine in grant administration at UNMC. She holds a bachelor of science in public administration from the University of Nebraska at Omaha and is currently pursuing a master of public administration. Allmon is involved in several community organizations in her hometown of Logan, Iowa, and enjoys volunteering during her free time.

    Hollins previously served as chief creative officer for community and arts organizations such as KANEKO Arts & Culture Center and Pottawattamie Arts, Culture & Entertainment. Hollins holds a bachelor of arts from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in anthropology, philosophy and film studies and a master of arts in cinema and media studies from UCLA. He is engaged in community organizations such as the Nebraska Writers Collective, Autism Action Partnership, tbd. Dance Collective and Film Streams.

    Science Cafés involve a face-to-face conversation with a scientist about current science topics. They are open to everyone 21 and older. Each meeting is organized around an interesting topic of conversation. A scientist gives a brief presentation followed by a Q-and-A period.

    Pizza will be provided for the first 50 people by the Nebraska Coalition for Lifesaving Cures.

  • October 26, 2019 9:00 am - October 26, 2019 11:30 am

    Join Us For Math and Gerrymandering

    Bringing math concepts to the practice of gerrymandering.  Understand the history but also the math behind it.  Interactive and hands-on activities you can bring back to your class.

    Middle and High school Math educators, administrators, and pre-service teachers.

    October 26th, Saturday  9:00am - 11:30am

    University of NE at Omaha -  Roskens Hall- Atrium

    Presented in partnership with UNO Mathematics and the Omaha STEM Ecosystem.