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

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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

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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…

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

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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…

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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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…

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…