2021 News Release Archive
Scott Campus Welcome Week | Monday, August 23 - Friday, August 27August 09, 2021
UNO is welcoming back Mavericks to the Fall 2021 semester with events, free food, and other activities.
2020 IS&T Points of PrideMay 25, 2021
In an uncertain year, one thing remained steadfast: IS&T's commitment to delivering high-quality information technology education to students of all ages. Our research opportunities grew, we doubled down on our commitment to community service, and we got to do some pretty cool stuff.
Garcia-Murillo Chosen as Next Dean for College of Information Science & TechnologyMay 12, 2021
Once approved, Garcia-Murillo would become the first woman and first woman of color to oversee the college. She is scheduled to begin her new role on July 1.
High School Students: Apply Today to Work With Machine LearningApril 07, 2021
High school students in 10th - 12th grade are welcome to apply to work with our faculty using machine learning and image data to study biofilm and materials informatics.
Helping AP Computer Science Students Level-Up Their GameApril 05, 2021
Briana Morrison, Ph.D., answered an urgent call to help more students study for the AP Computer Science exams Exams virtually. Is this the start of a new way of engagement?
Turning Lemons into Class Projects: How One IS&T Professor Created a Class Out of the PandemicMarch 31, 2021
Victor Winter, Ph.D., created an interactive class project to show students how data can be used to predict the way COVID-19 can spread.
Research Experience for Middle and High School TeachersMarch 26, 2021
Omaha area middle and high school teachers are welcome to apply for a 10-week long research program with our Computer Science department. This RET program will take place from May to July.
[Virtual] CodeCrush Keynote SpeakersMarch 22, 2021
Join us to hear from Amy Kaden and Jocelyn Harper, two national leaders in STEM, as they tell their stories; March 25th and 27th!
Faculty Highlight: José SantosFebruary 26, 2021
José Santos has joined our Computer Science department as a lecturer.
Ph.D. Stories: From Web Programmer to Department Chair, How the Ph.D. Program Changed the Life of One AlumniFebruary 15, 2021
Alanah Mitchell was working at an e-Commerce company and earning her master’s degree when a door opened to a world she didn’t know existed.
Ph.D. Stories: A Drive To Do ResearchFebruary 08, 2021
Olimpiya Saha knew she needed to get more research under her belt before she could pursue her career in the tech industry. She found herself at IS&T, and on her way to her dream job.
New Faculty Highlight: Foluso AyeniFebruary 08, 2021
Foluso Ayeni is joining our Information Systems and Quantitative Analysis department.
New Faculty Highlight: Jorge FandinnoJanuary 22, 2021
Jorge Fandinno is joining our Computer Science department as an assistant professor.
Ph.D. Stories: One Student's Journey to Achieve His GoalsJanuary 13, 2021
Abhishek Tripathi grew up in one of the world's oldest cities before enrolling at IS&T. His journey to launch his career began with a passion with higher education and a chance meeting halfway across the world.