College of Information Science & Technology News
Wednesday, April 08, 2020
An Important Message from Dean Ali
We are facing an unprecedented time, and we greatly appreciate your understanding and flexibility.
UNO Scott Scholar Students Assist UNMC in Developing COVID-19 Screening App
UNMC, in collaboration with students from UNO, has launched a groundbreaking mobile app to screen large groups of individuals who are concerned that they may have COVID-19.
Sign Up Now | Techademy! A Summer Camp for Elementary - High Schoolers
Techademy aims to show young students at an early age the fun in information technology. Students have the opportunity to participate in hands-on activities, while learning new concepts, tools and skills.
UNO Magazine: Taming Wildlife Reservations
A local wildlife rescue organization turned to students from the College of Information Science & Technology at UNO to reign in an out-of-control reservation system.
Citizen Science and Household Surveys: IS&T Professor Invited to United Nations Panel
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.
UNO's CodeCrush Program Awarded Expansion Grant
At the start of its sixth year, CodeCrush will enhance and expand its popular program with support from the Omaha community.
Adithi Chakravarthy, Ph.D. Student, Receives Award for Innovative Research on Rare Eye Disease
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.
Student Highlight: Sanjar Hamidi
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.