2019 News Release Archive
Students Build Career Experiences On CampusDecember 11, 2019
Students often get stuck in a “chicken-and-egg" situation: applying for positions, but need work experience to be attractive to employers. For Omaha native Brian Collett, the chance to work in one of IS&T’s research labs was the opportunity he needed to create a career.
How a Love for Sports Led Emily Buettner to Founding a Tech Start-UpNovember 26, 2019
Emily Buettner, an IT Innovation major, won UNO's BigIdea! competition with her start-up, Plug. Check out how this entrepreneur turned her love of sports into a life-changing technical company.
Are Providers Prepared for Genomic Medicine?November 25, 2019
The ability to analyze our genetics has become commercial at a rapid pace. Companies like 23andMe give consumers the ability to look into personal DNA and discover everything from ancestry to cancer indicators. Armed with this information, who can patients turn to for next steps once they’ve opened Pandora’s box?
We're Hiring! Technical Instruction CoordinatorNovember 04, 2019
Interested in helping our region's foremost information technology educator with virtual labs? Check out our listing!
Adithi Chakravarthy, Ph.D. Student, Receives Award for Innovative Research on Rare Eye DiseaseOctober 15, 2019
Adithi Chakravarthy, currently a Ph.D. in Information Technology student, has received the Computer Vision for Health Technology award from the Radiant Wellness Conclave for her research in using artificial intelligence and machine learning to aid in identifying a rare eye disease, Toxoplasmosis.
IS&T Students Dive Deep into Innovation in GermanyAugust 28, 2019
This summer, a dozen graduate and undergraduate students from IS&T visited Berlin, Germany to get a quick lesson on how the Germans approach technological innovations.
Associate/Full Professor Biomedical Informatics Position OpeningAugust 21, 2019
We're hiring! IS&T is looking for an innovative, dynamic individual to fill a tenure track Assoc/Full Professor position in Biomedical Informatics with an emphasis in Bioinformatics/Computational Biology.
Access to Exceptional IT OpportunitiesJuly 08, 2019
A degree from IS&T will give you access to a career in just about any field you can imagine. From start-ups to Fortune 500 companies, you'll learn the technical know-how to take your career wherever your interests may be.
The Ethical Dilemma: Who's Tracking Our Medical Data?May 31, 2019
Tools like smart watches track health data, most of the time for personal use. But, do you know what’s really happening with that data after you log how many hours you slept? Dr. Andrea Wiggins researched this issue, and is kickstarting a conversation about the ethics of citizen science, personal health data, and what happens to our data after it's collected.
Game PlayMay 03, 2019
From preparing students for careers in the gaming industry to using games in patient rehab, UNO is going to work with video game play.
Simon Saqueton: Once Upon A TimeApril 22, 2019
For Simon Saqueton, computer science and mathematics go together like Batman and Robin - much like his interest in fantasy and science fiction helped inspire his University Honors Program thesis.
Student Highlight: Sanjar HamidiApril 19, 2019
From a near death experience during a deployment to Afghanistan, to graduating college in just three years (plus getting into graduate school), Sanjar Hamidi said his guiding light has always been a strong desire to help people.
Earning your Executive Master's: Reality vs. ExpectationApril 19, 2019
We know launching into a graduate program while working full time can be daunting. We’ve interviewed Stacy Skradski, Director Systems & Platforms at West, to tell us about her experience juggling family, work, and grad school - and why it's all worth it.
Biomedical Informatics Lab Awarded EPSCoR Grant to Upgrade EquipmentApril 16, 2019
IS&T's Biomedical Informatics Lab wins an award to help drive more innovation and research on cancer vaccines.
IT Innovation Poster SessionApril 09, 2019
Our Bachelor of Science in IT Innovation students have worked with MAPA and the City Planning Department all semester long, and are ready to showcase their unique innovations! Join us for a poster session and some refreshments catered by the Service Learning Academy.
Sequence, Structure and Network Methods to Uncover Cancer GenesApril 03, 2019
Listen to Mona Singh, Ph.D., from Princeton University, and hear her talk on pinpointing which genes are involved in tumor initiation and progression.
Tech Mahindra and University of Nebraska Omaha Collaborate to Create a Future-Ready Workforce in the Midwestern U.S.April 02, 2019
Signed MoU to train local talent, support academic research and create solutions leveraging next-generation technologies
Meet Lauren Allpress: Computer Science alumniMarch 25, 2019
A Colorado native, Lauren found a love for programming at her local community college. After earning her associate's degree, she transferred to IS&T where she quickly earned valuable internships and her degree.
Research Highlights: Student Research and Creative Activity FairMarch 14, 2019
More than 200 students from each of UNO's six colleges had the opportunity last week to showcase their hard work at the 2019 Student Research and Creative Activity Fair.
Giving Students the Tools to Arm Companies Against Cyber AttacksMarch 11, 2019
UNO’s cybersecurity program is like few others. It’s one of just 20 other institutions designated by the National Security Agency (NSA) as a national Center for Academic Excellence in Cyber Operations. It’s not easy for universities to meet the rigorous criteria for the honor, but UNO made it happen.
This Maverick Developed New Technology That Breaks from the HerdMarch 11, 2019
You don’t have to be a Silicon Valley insider to launch the next great idea. Students at the University of Nebraska have the drive and resources to make a big impact on the state. Students like Rachel Ostrander Brownlee.
IS&T's Summer High School Internship Program: Apply By March 18th!February 25, 2019
Get research experience before you even graduate high school. Our High School Internship Program is designed to help you define what you love about information technology; deadline is March 18.
We're Hiring! Associate/Full Professor Biomedical InformaticsFebruary 21, 2019
The School of Interdisciplinary Informatics is looking for a tenure track Associate/Full Professor position in Biomedical Informatics with an emphasis in Bioinformatics/Computational Biology.
Alumni Highlight: Nicholas RichmanJanuary 30, 2019
Meet Nicholas! A 2018 computer science graduate, he has some awesome advice to give any student going through our programs. From joining student organizations to checking out the IS&T career fairs, Nicholas talks about how IS&T set him up for success in his career.
From the Ivory Coast, Three Brothers Find a Home at UNOJanuary 28, 2019
Inspired by their uncle who graduated over a decade ago from UNO, three brothers from the Ivory Coast moved half a world away to major in computer science at IS&T.
Honoring the FallenJanuary 28, 2019
IS&T built software system helps identify the remains of U.S. soldiers in a partnership with the DPAA.
Meet Leann, Executive Masters Degree AlumniJanuary 23, 2019
At the start of 2019, we know you have some big goals on your list you want to achieve. Our Executive Master of Science in Information Technology is here to help you accomplish your career aspirations. Wondering what our new degree is all about? Check out one recent graduate's story.
Meet Bob Merkley, Executive Master's GraduateJanuary 14, 2019
So, what's next? At the start of 2019, we know you have some big goals on your list you want to achieve. Our Executive Master of Science in Information Technology is here to help you accomplish your career aspirations. Wondering what our new degree is all about? Check out one recent graduate's story.