2015 News Release Archive
IS&T Capstone Class Develops 'Patient Tracking System' for the Douglas County Health DepartmentDecember 21, 2015
MIS graduate students in MIS presented the Patient Tracking System developed for the Douglas County Health Department as part of their capstone course.
International Conference on Advances in Management and Technology in a Global World Cohosted by UNO, Keynote by Deepak KhazanchiDecember 21, 2015
ICAMT-2015 kicks off a 3 day conference on global innovations and business practices with Dr. Khazanchi's keynote on "Building a Smart World."
Robots from "Star Wars" Are Close to Becoming RealityDecember 17, 2015
UNO professor Raj Dasgupta talks about technologies depicted in the classic sci-fi series.
Student Highlight: Student AthletesDecember 10, 2015
It's that time of year again! Classes are starting up and sports practices are in full swing. Check out what a few of IS&T's student athletes love about majoring in IT.
IS&T Celebrates Computer Science Education Week!December 01, 2015
Help IS&T celebrate Computer Science Education with our annual Career Fair, Quiz Bowl, and other fun activities!
IS&T's Attic Helps Boys and Girls Clubs of the Midlands with Annual Stock Market ChampionshipNovember 25, 2015
Staff and students support non-profit with technical services for the fourth year in a row.
Information Assurance Students to Host Third Annual High School HackathonNovember 10, 2015
NULLify, an IS&T information assurance student group, holds competition for area high school students
IS&T Alumni Highlight: FlywheelOctober 30, 2015
Flywheel recently took home some impressive honors at the Silicon Prairie Awards. We caught up with Flywheel co-founder, Rick Knudtson, and senior software engineer, Andy Peters, both IS&T alumni, as well as intern and current IS&T student Kat Slump, to talk about start-ups and career advice.
Blood Moons, Lunar Eclipses and More - IS&T's Work with NASAOctober 12, 2015
We do a lot of cool stuff at IS&T, and working with NASA is just one of them. The technology built to find water on Mars? Information Technology played a huge part in helping NASA get there.
IS&T Faculty and Staff Present at Statewide Cyber Security ConferenceOctober 12, 2015
Several University of Nebraska at Omaha College of Information Science and Technology faculty and staff were part of this year’s 10th Annual Nebraska Cyber Security Conference. Held in Lincoln, Nebraska, the Nebraska Cyber Security Conference featured a keynote presentation from Rick Harris from the Department of Homeland Security, and several breakout sessions hosted by IS&T faculty and staff, among others.
IS&T Continues to Break College’s Enrollment RecordsOctober 05, 2015
IS&T sees nearly 60% enrollment increase in five years, continuing enrollment upward trend.
Open House: Explore Innovation at the Peter Kiewit InstituteOctober 01, 2015
You are invited to explore UNO Information Science & Technology programs at The Peter Kiewit Institute in Omaha.
IS&T Students Attend LinuxCon, Meet Linus TorvaldsAugust 27, 2015
IS&T students travel to Seattle, WA and get chance to meet influential IT leader Linus Torvalds while attending LinuxCon.
133 Students Celebrated at UNO College of Information Science and Technology Scholarship ReceptionAugust 21, 2015
Reception to celebrate scholarship winners and thanks corporate, private donors. Over $600,000 in scholarships will be recognized tonight.
UNO College of Information Science and Technology Executive Master in IT Degree Receives Final Approval, Applications OpenAugust 19, 2015
The first of its kind in the U.S., the EMIT program is in response to the need to provide flexible, innovative and technologically current education to rising IT professionals who want to prepare for leadership positions.
Women in IT InitiativeAugust 06, 2015
We’re driven by the goal to tackle the IT workforce deficit and create a diverse IT talent pool.
Kiewit Student Entrepreneurial AwardJuly 21, 2015
IS&T alumna Rachel Ostrander received the Peter Kiewit Entrepreneurial Award for creating agriculture start up "MooManager."
Aqua AppsJuly 06, 2015
IS&T helps area high schools and middle schools build fun and educational mobile games that could be utilized by Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo.
IT Event Brings 8th, 9th Grade Girls to UNO CampusJune 23, 2015
After seeing the need for more IT camps for girls, IS&T expands popular CodeCrush program this summer
IS&T High School Summer InternsJune 11, 2015
This summer, 14 high school students will be working in our labs. Follow along as they work on projects and discover what IT is really about!
UNO, UNMC Receive DARPA Contest PrizeJune 10, 2015
IS&T team uses it's interdisciplinary efforts to win contest to help predict the spread of a debilitating virus.
IS&T's Attic Gives Real World Experience to StudentsJune 02, 2015
For the past 10 years, The Attic has been developing more than just mobile apps and websites. They are developing talent as well. Students at the Attic work on real projects for local companies, and there is always lots of work to be done.
UNO Releases Spring 2015 Chancellor's, Dean's ListJune 02, 2015
More than 3,100 students have been recognized for their academic achievements at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) during the Spring 2015 semester with inclusion on the Chancellor's and/or Dean's List.
UNO College of Information Science and Technology Celebrates Spring GraduationMay 06, 2015
The University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) College of Information Science and Technology (IS&T) announced today over 100 students are graduates from its undergraduate and graduate programs.
Derrick, Mahoney Awarded Teaching HonorsApril 24, 2015
IS&T professors earn top teaching honors at UNO
Si2 Faculty Receive Awards at Faculty Honors ConvocationApril 17, 2015
Two Si2 faculty members received awards at the UNO Faculty Honors Convocation on April 16, 2015.
High School InternshipsApril 17, 2015
In high school and looking for a summer job in IT? Apply today to work in our labs with our High School Internship Program!
IT Academy: Spring 2015April 06, 2015
Up your game in IT! Sign up today for professional, half-day workshops on Big Data, App Inventor, Social Media Strategies and more!
Techademy Registration Now Open!March 10, 2015
Techademy is a series of interactive summer iSTEM workshops for middle and high school students. Learn about Robotics, build a mobile app, and make friends this summer and register today!
UNO Hosts IT Immersion Program for Girls For Second YearMarch 04, 2015
UNO's College of IS&T launches its second CodeCrush class to expose young women to careers in information technology
Teamwork Earns Nationwide Recognition for UNOFebruary 06, 2015
The Teaching Computer Skills to Inmates course was one of the projects featured by the University of Nebraska at Omaha, which received the Presidential Award for Economic Opportunity, the highest honor in this category.
Explore Innovation! Open HouseJanuary 21, 2015
Join us for a day of personal interactions with our current students and faculty, all while touring the amazing facilities at PKI!
CodeCrush Receives Grant from GoogleJanuary 09, 2015
Thanks to a grant from Google, UNO's popular CodeCrush IT camp will return in 2015