2006 News Release Archive
Sailing with Admiral FruhlingDecember 01, 2006
Ann Fruhling, Ph.D., has considerable experience as an instructor and in the corporate world, and she has applied both in her nine years at UNO.
Packing a PunchDecember 01, 2006
When Ann Fruhling, Ph.D., assistant professor of information systems at the College of IS&T, initially envisioned the project, she saw it as a means to better address urgent health care issues in rural Nebraska, like the area near Kearney where she grew up.
Living his dreamDecember 01, 2006
The dream of a young boy in India to become an engineer and scholar has led Deepak Khazanchi to UNO's College of Information Science&Technology, where he has been named to succeed Hesham Ali as associate dean.
Bridging the distance gapNovember 30, 2006
Not only is distance education a valuable option for students who are unwilling or unable to attend regular classes on campus, it has become an equally valuable tool for faculty members.
Professor Peter Wolcott: Demanding ExcellenceSeptember 01, 2006
Associate Professor Peter Wolcott teaches classes that are a very real reflection of his own personality.
Journey to FreedomSeptember 01, 2006
Farida Majid, academic advisor at UNO's College of Information Science&Technology (IS&T), knows that higher education can lead to more than a successful career.
Student profile: Tony Valenti Imagining the possibilitiesSeptember 01, 2006
Tony Valenti is the founder and chief architect of four technology companies, one of which employs 15 permanent contractors stretching from Canada to Australia.
Dean's Door Still OpenSeptember 01, 2006
Dr. Hesham Ali, new dean of UNO's College of Information Science & Technology (IS&T), says he will continue to welcome visitors to his office, as did his predecessor, retiring Dean David Hinton.
Fostering diversity with a handshakeJune 01, 2006
Reaching out each year to shake the hands of hundreds of young students, including many women and minority youths, Judy Monarrez Diaz-Kelsey sometimes has a problem.
Indian Institute Students Take in Global Focus at UNO WorkshopJune 01, 2006
Describing it as an opportunity of a lifetime, 50 MBA students and 10 faculty members and administrators from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in Kharagpur visited UNO in May for the International Marketing & Strategy Workshop.
Professor Victor Winter: In for the Long HaulJune 01, 2006
Back when Victor Winter was a college student playing piano in a rock band in Albuquerque, N.M., his fellow band members urged him to drop out and join their quest for a recording contract.
Bots are HotJune 01, 2006
In his workshop at the Peter Kiewit Institute, computer science graduate Christopher Williams taps away at the keyboard of his laptop, its screen displaying a blueprint of rooms, walls and hallways. Behind him, "Yellow" makes a sort of whirring sound as it begins rolling. Williams glances back and shakes his head.
IT doctoral program garners national attentionMarch 01, 2006
Halbana Tarmizi says he didn't want either/or. He wanted both.
Making connections for a 'Wireless Omaha'March 01, 2006
Imagine a free, secure, city-wide wireless infrastructure that would allow you to use your PDA to send and receive emails while your children play at an Omaha park. Or check from your laptop the arrival of a friend's flight at Eppley Airfield as you run last-minute errands around town.
Outthinking The Bad Guys Part of the Job at NUCIAMarch 01, 2006
Company A suspects Company B of hacking its computers and spying on its internal activities. Accordingly, Company A hires specialists in "Information Assurance" to verify that its security has been breached-and to help plug the holes.