2020 News Release Archive
Bridging Big Data Workshop: Bridge Health in Times of CrisisOctober 28, 2020
This year the Bridging Big Data (BBD) workshop will be hosted virtually on Monday, November 9th, 2020. The theme of this year’s workshop is Bridge Health in Times of Crisis. We have a great agenda developed.
Introducing: IS&T Academic and Professional Skills Resources for StudentsOctober 21, 2020
At the College of Information Science and Technology, we know students have a lot on their plate: earning an internship, navigating schedules, studying, the list goes on. So IS&T has put together a list of resources so you can get the most out of your classes and start your careers.
Virtual Fall Open HouseOctober 15, 2020
Explore the many career opportunities in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Bioinformatics, Cybersecurity, and IT Innovation! Get ready! Get set! Explore IT!
ACM SIGITE 21st Annual Conference on IT Education Announces Keynote SpeakersSeptember 25, 2020
The University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) will be the center of the IT education world this week as it virtually hosts a conference dedicated to innovation and research in IT education.
New Faculty Highlight: Meet Martina ClarkeSeptember 08, 2020
Martina Clarke is joining our School of Interdisciplinary Informatics as a bioinformatics instructor.
An Exceptional Future Awaits: The Business and IT Virtual Career FairSeptember 08, 2020
UNO will offer all of our career fairs virtually for the fall 2020 semester. Registration for one‒on‒one and group sessions with employers to learn more about their job and internship opportunities will all take place on Handshake.
New Faculty Highlight: Deanna HouseAugust 25, 2020
An alumni of our MIS graduate program, Deanna House is returning as a new faculty member this fall. Check out her story and what led her to teaching.
Over the Moon: Brian Hawkins Launches into NASAJune 19, 2020
IS&T computer science graduate student scores an internship at NASA this summer.
IS&T Spring 2020 Dean's List and Chancellor's ListJune 12, 2020
Every semester, students are selected for inclusion on the Dean’s List and Chancellor's List at UNO due to their high academic performance. For the Spring 2020 semester, 354 IS&T students were named to the Dean’s List and 92 IS&T students were named to the Chancellor's List.
Scholarship Spotlight: IS&T's JumpStart ScholarshipJune 10, 2020
With life circumstances and financial needs shifting, IS&T is offering a JumpStart Scholarship to encourage new IS&T graduate applicants to continue on with their studies.
IS&T Recognizes IT Innovation at 7th Annual IT Innovation CupMay 12, 2020
The IT Innovation Cup is an annual, seven-month long competition between Omaha area high schools which involves educational workshops, open house receptions and ongoing student competition.
IS&T Learning @ Home: Cade WolcottMay 07, 2020
IS&T graduation student speaker Cade Wolcott has some words of advice for the University of Nebraska at Omaha community.
Innovation Goes VirtualMay 04, 2020
When the University of Nebraska at Omaha transitioned to remote learning, it was obvious that classrooms on campus had to change. But what was not quite so clear was how to transition the College of Information Science and Technology’s (IS&T) outreach programs, and which ones should make the switch. The IT Innovation Cup was one of the first programs to move to a virtual experience.
Be Maverick Proud with These IS&T Zoom BackgroundsApril 16, 2020
Missing your favorite classroom, or just want to cover up that laundry pile behind you? We've got you covered. IS&T put together some Zoom backgrounds that'll help you show off that Maverick Spirit.
IS&T Launches iSTEM Virtual ToolboxApril 14, 2020
UNO's College of Information Science and Technology is creating a virtual toolbox for iSTEM activities, available free for all to use.
IS&T Learning @ Home: Grace Maline and Kaitlyn BaysaApril 09, 2020
Before the transition to remote learning, Grace and Kaitlyn were roommates working through their junior year as expected. A week into remote learning, they have some advice for students on staying accountable to keep learning.
Learning @ Home: Dr. Kate CooperMarch 30, 2020
College of Information Science and Technology professor Kate Cooper, Ph.D., discusses her transition to online teaching, tools she utilizes and her investment in student success.
An Important Message from Dean AliMarch 27, 2020
We are facing an unprecedented time, and we greatly appreciate your understanding and flexibility.
Fall Forward: College of Information Science & TechnologyMarch 18, 2020
IS&T transitions back to campus.
Citizen Science and Household Surveys: IS&T Professor Invited to United Nations PanelFebruary 27, 2020
Andrea Wiggins, Assistant Professor, has been invited to speak at a seminar hosted by the United Nations on “Household Surveys in a Changing Data Landscape: Challenges, Opportunities and an Agenda for the Future.” The United Nations Statistics Division and the Inter-Secretariat Working Group on Household Surveys have collaborated to host the seminar in an effort to discuss strategies to explore a new generation of household surveys.
CANCELED: 10th Annual Computer Science Research WorkshopFebruary 11, 2020
The Computer Science department welcomes undergraduate and graduate students to present their research at our annual workshop.