2019 News Release Archive
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.