August 2018 Newsletter

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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

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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

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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…

Omaha STEM Ecosystem 2017 Annual Report

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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)    

June 2018 Newsletter

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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…

Omaha STEM Ecosystem and UNO Mathematics Dept’s “Math Series”, Provides K-12 Teacher Support

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The latest issue of the University of Nebraska Foundation’s “Pride of Place” magazine features the story of Preska Hinapa Wi Poor Bear and her experience with the UNO/Zoo STEM Initiative. You can see math, she says, in all the circles of the Earth. In the sun, stars and moon ……

May 2018 Newsletter

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Building Omaha’s Future Leaders May 2018 Celebrating STEM in Omaha  A STEM Professional You Should Know! Andrew Prystai, Omaha Chamber Young Professional Council Member Andrew Prystai is passionate about the STEM ecosystem as a former startup founder and seeing the importance of entrepreneurship for the future of Omaha. He earned…

April 2018 Newsletter

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Building Omaha’s Future Leaders April 2018 Celebrating STEM in Omaha    A STEM Professional You Should Know! Griff Elder PhD, Professor of Mathematics at UNO Since 1999, math students at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) have been partaking in a nationwide test of mathematical might called the Putnam Competition….

February-March 2018 Newsletter

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Building Omaha’s Future Leaders February-March 2018  Celebrating STEM in Omaha Active Learning Workshop February 27th  active minds. active learning. active spaces. In partnership with the Omaha STEM Ecosystem, Sheppard’s Business Interiors and Steelcase, a group of over 30 folks attended the Active Learning Workshop. Educators, administrators, school facility planners/designers, and…

January Newsletter 2018

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Building Omaha Future Leaders January 2018 A STEM Professional You Should Know! Bronchae Brown   Bronchae Brown is the Regional Sales Director for First Data, a credit card processing and payments solution firm for merchants. Brown leads a team of business consultants spread across six states. His team helps small…