2017 News Release Archive
Computer Science Education Week 2017December 05, 2017
IS&T celebrates Computer Science Education Week every year! Check out our annual Computer Science Quiz Bowl and other events we have for UNO and the greater Omaha community.
UNO College of Information Science and Technology Partners with the DPAA to Help Identify Remains of Fallen SoldiersDecember 04, 2017
By applying computational techniques, IS&T's partnership with the DPAA will streamline the identification process and bring closure to families.
Alumni Highlight: Deep KhandelwalNovember 21, 2017
One of our alumni tells us about her job at Pandora, and why she loved getting her graduate degree at IS&T.
Alumni Highlight: Naga AllaNovember 14, 2017
MIS graduate alumni, Naga Alla, tells us about his journey to working for Tesla Inc. and his favorite moments at IS&T.
Student Highlight: Aditya ChouhanSeptember 28, 2017
MIS Graduate Student, Aditya, tells us about his new career in Omaha, his love for UNO, and his past life in India.
How Your Facebook Comments Reveal More Than You ThinkSeptember 27, 2017
Can your personality type be predicted based on the comments you leave on social media? A recent study by one of our faculty says yes.
Explore Innovation: Fall Open House!August 16, 2017
You are Invited to explore the innovative programs housed at the Peter Kiewit Institute!
IS&T Career FairAugust 16, 2017
Looking to hire one of our amazing students? Looking to get hired by one of our awesome partners? IS&T is hosting our next Career Fair this September 19th to help employers directly connect with our students.
Challenging Projects and Welcoming Atmosphere: An Internship at MastercardAugust 16, 2017
MIS undergraduate student Kate Larsen spent her summer at Mastercard in St. Louis. Check out everything she learned, and how you could earn an internship like her's next year!
PhD Alumni Awarded Grant to Further Native American Owned Small Business ResearchAugust 04, 2017
Dr. Jason Xiong, a 2016 Ph.D. in information technology graduate of the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) College of Information Science and Technology (IS&T), is one of 36 recipients of the 2017 Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award by Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU).
Scholarship ReceptionAugust 03, 2017
2017 Scholarship Reception to honor students and donors of our scholarship programs.
NSF Awards IS&T Research Grant to Improve Computer Science EducationAugust 02, 2017
Briana Morrison receives nearly $300K to help improve computer science education across the U.S.
CodeCrush Summit Focuses on Diversity in IT, Inviting More Girls and Minorities Into Information TechnologyJuly 20, 2017
For the second year in a row, the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) College of Information Science and Technology will be hosting the CodeCrush Summit. An expansion on IS&T’s popular CodeCrush Immersion Program, the summit will draw nearly 150 attendees to their new location, KANEKO.
Cybersecurity Camp Returns to UNOJuly 14, 2017
For two weeks this summer, middle school and high school students and teachers will have the chance to learn from some of the best cybersecurity experts in the country. For free.
CodeCrush Summit: 2017June 07, 2017
Maybe you’re a girl in high school, who’s really interested in technology. Or perhaps you’re working in IT and want to learn more about how to diversify the workforce. Or, maybe you’re an educator and want to know how you can encourage more girls to pursue IT. Sound like you? Then, the Summit was made just for you.
GenCyber: 2017June 07, 2017
Recognized in 2016 as one of the top combination camps in the country, GenCyber is back in 2017! This year teachers and students will learn about Cybersecurity and the Internet of Things.
UNO Student Has One of Nebraska's First Self-Driving CarsJune 07, 2017
UNO Student Has One of Nebraska's First Self-Driving Cars
Mauve Wins UNO Business Plan Competition, Launches the Next DayJune 07, 2017
Omaha’s newest fashion boutique is powered by a strong mission and two IS&T alumni.
NSA Designates UNO as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber OperationsMay 19, 2017
UNO joins only 16 other institutions from across the U.S. in earning the prestigious classification from NSA
IS&T Launches Learning Community for Incoming StudentsMay 15, 2017
At IS&T, we encourage our students to think big. While we’re teaching you how to solve the world’s most pressing problems with IT, we know you might get a little overwhelmed with classes, homework, and meeting new students.
IS&T Graduation StoriesMay 11, 2017
You did it! We said goodbye to a group of amazing students this May. Here are some of their stories.
May Commencement at Baxter ArenaApril 26, 2017
May Commencement is here! Come celebrate your graduation and join us in the PKI Atrium for a reception afterwards.
Retirement Celebration for Dr. HaworthApril 24, 2017
After 27 years of service as an assistant and associate professor at the College of Information Science and Technology, Dr. Dwight Haworth is retiring.
How Our Immune Systems Learn to Defend: An IS&T Faculty Member InvestigatesApril 20, 2017
As an assistant professor of Biomedical Informatics at the University of Nebraska at Omaha College of Information Science and Technology with a background in Medicine and Bioinformatics, Dr. Dario Ghersi has a rich history in human health and data analytics. Recently, his research was published in the prestigious Nature Structural and Molecular Biology publication, one of the premier journals in his field.
IS&T Celebrates IT Innovation Through 5th Annual IT Innovation CupApril 17, 2017
As part of an effort to encourage high school students to think about future technology possibilities and to creatively solve problems in innovative ways, the University of Nebraska at Omaha College of Information Science and Technology today announces the finalists for the inaugural IT Innovation Cup.
Game On!April 11, 2017
Join the IS&T's Diversity and Inclusion Task Force for a fun afternoon of games. Snacks will be provided, grab your favorite game and head over to IS&T!
UNO Cybersecurity Program Ranked Highly for Military, Veteran StudentsApril 04, 2017
UNO was recently named the best public university for service members looking to get a degree in cybersecurity.
Boost Your Brain Power: Techademy Registrations Now Open!February 10, 2017
Spend your summer building apps, learning about science and technology, music and more!
A More Secure Name: Information Assurance Makes the Switch to CybersecurityFebruary 09, 2017
The University of Nebraska at Omaha’s (UNO) College of Information Science and Technology’s (IS&T) is changing the name of one of its most popular degrees, Information Assurance (IASC), to Cybersecurity (CYBR).
A message from President Bounds and the Chancellors on the Immigration BanFebruary 01, 2017
A statement made on January 30th, 2017
Explore Innovation: IS&T's Open HouseJanuary 23, 2017
You are Invited to explore the innovative programs housed at the newly renovated Peter Kiewit Institute.!
Explore Innovation: IS&T's Open HouseJanuary 23, 2017
You are Invited to explore the innovative programs housed at the newly renovated Peter Kiewit Institute. You will enjoy faculty and student lab demonstrations, visit with current students to learn about our hands-on student organizations, and tour the state-of-the-art facility.
IT Academy: Interactive Workshops for ProfessionalsJanuary 17, 2017
Our popular workshops for professionals are back for the new year and filled with new classes.