April 2018 Newsletter

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

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

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…

December 2017 Newsletter

We would like to extend a heartfelt thank you for your support in making STEM learning a priority in Omaha!     Lights On Afterschool – Collective for Youth  North American Reggio Emilia Alliance Conference   ACE Mentoring Program    Do Space STEM Ecosystem Launch Science Olympiad                                                                 Gallup  NE SCIFEST…

November Newsletter 2017

    Building Omaha Future Leaders November 2017  A STEM Professional You Should Know! Rebecca Stavick   –  Do Space Rebecca Stavick is the Executive Director of Do Space, the nation’s first technology library. Stavick actively manages Do Space relationships, direction, and strategy, bringing technology industry leadership and five years of…

October 2017 Newsletter

          Building Omaha Future Leaders October 2017 A STEM Professional You Should Know! John Kyndt, Ph.D. Dr. John Kyndt is a biochemist and entrepreneur who is bridging science and business by turning scientific discoveries into real-life sustainable innovations. He has a strong interest in emerging fields…

September 2017 Newsletter

Building Omaha’s Future Leaders September 2017 A STEM Professional You Should Know!  DeeDee Bennett, Ph.D. Dr. Bennett is an Assistant Professor in the Emergency Services Program within the School of Public Administration, University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO). Her primary research areas include, emergency management, socially vulnerable populations during disasters,…

August 2017 Newsletter

    Building Omaha Future Leaders August 2017 A STEM Professional You Should Know! Dr. Jorge M. Zuniga Dr. Jorge M. Zuniga received Master of Science degree from the University of Nebraska at Omaha and Ph.D. from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Currently, Dr. Zuniga is a faculty at the Department…

June 2017 Newsletter

  Building Omaha Future Leaders Newsletter – June 2017 A STEM Professional You Should Know! Shannon Devivo –Environmental Engineer – Olsson Associates Since elementary school, I have always had a huge love for math and science. In high school, I took advanced courses in math and science, and had several…

May 2017 Newsletter

  Omaha STEM Ecosystem Joins SFN STEM Learning Ecosystem Initiative Conference, Tampa, FL Launched in Denver at the Clinton Global Initiative, the STEM Funders Network STEM Learning Ecosystems Initiative forms a National Community of Practice with expert coaching and support from leaders such as superintendents, scientists, industry and others. The nearly 40…