The Center for Collaboration Science (CCS) was formed in July 2006 with funds provided by Mr. Steven Wild, an UNO alumnus, and the University of Nebraska Foundation. The Center is an interdisciplinary initiative involving about 25 faculty members from all six University of Nebraska at Omaha colleges that bring their diversity of knowledge to bear on improving collaboration for organizations in Omaha and the nation at large.
The mission of the Center for Collaboration Science is fourfold:
Create scientific knowledge through theory-based and empirically grounded research on collaboration-related phenomena.
Use evidence-based practices to solve collaboration problems for groups, organizations, and society by designing and deploying solutions for collaborative needs.
Educate undergraduates, graduates, and professionals on collaboration concepts through university courses, academic and professional publications, seminars, certification, and professional training.
Create an environment in which members of the Center are recognized and valued for their contributions to Collaboration Science by both the scientific community and UNO.