2018 News Release Archive
Keeping the Heartland Safe When Decisions are Needed...STATDecember 20, 2018
Thanks to innovation from the College of Information Science & Technology, rural hospitals and laboratories throughout Nebraska and even Oklahoma can know the unknown — helping heal and save lives.
CodeCrush Fall 2018 Immersion ExperienceDecember 13, 2018
This November, 32 middle and high school girls came to IS&T with their teachers to learn more about technology careers. As part of our CodeCrush program, this fall's class got to have new experiences learning all about STEM education and workplaces.
Alumni Highlight: Stephanie AkpakounNovember 09, 2018
Stephanie graduated with her bachelor's in Computer Science and works at Union Pacific. Read about how Stephanie found her path and went from student, to intern, to full-time employee.
Computer Science Education Program at UNO Awarded $320K to Expand Scholarships for Rural Nebraska and Omaha Public School TeachersOctober 23, 2018
College of Information Science and Technology receives funds to expand and scale up scholarships designed to support a diverse group of computer science educators.
Faculty Highlight: Dr. Pei-Chi Huang and Dr. Gregory GelfondOctober 17, 2018
Meet two members of our IS&T faculty.
IS&T Students Attend Grace HopperOctober 10, 2018
Every year, IS&T supports a number of young women from our college to attend the annual Grace Hopper Celebration. The largest gathering of women technologists, the Celebration is inspiring for everyone that attends.
Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month: Stories from Our StudentsSeptember 26, 2018
We're celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month this year by highlighting our amazing Latinx and Hispanic students. Check out our alumni and current student profiles to learn more about who they are and what led them to information technology.
Meet Computer Science Graduate Student Craig Olson!September 24, 2018
Craig graduated with his bachelor's in Computer Science and decided to take the leap and pursue his graduate degree. Read about how Craig took full advantage of everything IS&T offered as an undergrad, and why earning his master's degree is an important next step.
Student Highlight: Jennifer RiveraSeptember 24, 2018
Meet Jennifer Rivera, a UNO student pursing a degree in Bioinformatics and Social Work!
Student Highlight: Luis MerinoSeptember 24, 2018
Meet UNO student Luis Merino! Read about Luis' major in IT Innovation and what it means to him.
Alumni Highlight: Edgar VazquezSeptember 24, 2018
Meet software developer Edgar Vazquez and read about his advice for Computer Science majors.
Student Highlight: Ashley G Ceja-VelazquezSeptember 24, 2018
Meet UNO student and MIS major Ashley Ceja-Velazquez and learn about what it means to be an MIS major!
Student Highlight: Yadira BautistaSeptember 24, 2018
Meet Yadira Bautista and learn about the Latin@'s in STEM organization!
UNO, UNL Awarded $1 Million by National Science Foundation to Expand Work to Utilize Big Data Science in Improving Bridge HealthAugust 31, 2018
Funds will be used to improve the health of aging, rural bridges and other infrastructure assets across the country using big data technologies.
Over 200 IS&T Students Celebrated at Annual Scholarship ReceptionAugust 29, 2018
Over 200 students celebrated at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) College of Information Science and Technology’s (IS&T) annual Scholarship Reception on Friday, August 24th with nearly $600,000 in scholarships was awarded to first-time winners for the 2018-19 school year.
IS&T Coursework Educates Students, Engages CommunityAugust 27, 2018
Students at UNO experience access to exceptional hands-on learning, like those in this semester’s Information Science and Technology capstone course, who are building a website and social media platform for the local nonprofit FITGirl, Inc.
National Science Foundation to Invest $2 Million in UNO’s Cybersecurity Scholarship for Service ProgramAugust 10, 2018
College of Information Science & Technology receives funding to continue and expand SFS program.
UNO's College of IS&T Offers Workshops for ProfessionalsAugust 01, 2018
IS&T's popular IT Academy returns with workshops in up-and-coming IT fields, helping professionals continue their education
BHMI Promotes 5 Student Interns to Full-Time Team MembersJuly 17, 2018
Baldwin Hackett & Meeks, Inc. (BHMI) promoted 5 interns to full-time team members.
CodeCrush Summit RecapJune 26, 2018
Every summer, IS&T hosts a day and half conference to celebrate diversity in IT. Check in on the fun we had this year!
Cybersecurity Camp Returns for Third YearJune 04, 2018
For the third consecutive year, a cybersecurity camp, called Nebraska GenCyber (NGC), will introduce Omaha-area students and teachers to the fast-growing field; June 18 - 29.
Spring 2018 CommencementMay 30, 2018
Some of our favorite pictures from the Spring 2018 Commencement!
Alumni Highlight: Brittny EscamillaMay 30, 2018
Brittny's had quite the path to UNO: a California native, this veteran of the U.S. Army found IS&T through reading a chance article in the military news. Learn more about her, and how majoring in MIS, helped change her career trajectory.
UNO Students to Visit Partner University in IndiaMay 18, 2018
For 10 days, UNO students and staff were fully immersed in Indian culture and education.
Dasgupta to be Honored by the Millard Public Schools Foundation Hall of Fame as a Community BoosterMay 09, 2018
Alumni Highlight: Jessica Zhang, Marketing Analytics at SlackApril 27, 2018
MS in MIS alumni Jessica Zhang will be joining us as a keynote speaker for our CodeCrush Summit! Get to know more about her awesome career, some stellar advice for others who want to follow in her footsteps, and how IS&T helped her reach her new goals.
Alumni Highlight: Jay AustinFebruary 16, 2018
Q&A with alumni Jay Austin: DICE Analytics Lead for the Battlefield Franchise.
Student Highlight: Kerolos LotfyFebruary 16, 2018
Q&A with Masters of Science in Cybersecurity student Kerolos Lotfy. Find out how IS&T has helped push his career forward, and why he loves learning more about how cybersecurity works.
High School InternshipsFebruary 06, 2018
The University of Nebraska at Omaha College of Information Science and Technology's Summer High School Internship Program will give you an innovative, hands-on experience directly in our labs. Applications due March 31st.
UNO Named Top Public University for Military, Veteran Students Studying CybersecurityFebruary 05, 2018
A new ranking has identified the University of Nebraska at Omaha as the top public university for military and veteran students hoping to pursue a degree in cybersecurity.