College of Information Science & Technology News
Friday, August 23, 2019
I am the ROI: Rick Knudtson
Knudtson is the co-founder and chief product officer at Flywheel, a web-hosting company with locations all across the globe.
UNO Tech Advances, Innovations Contribute to Reputation of Omaha, Lincoln in Tech
Omaha and Lincoln are joining forces to shine a spotlight on tech employment and advances in the region — an effort that has benefited from a number of contributions from the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO).
The Ethical Dilemma: Who's Tracking Our Medical Data?
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.
Associate/Full Professor Biomedical Informatics Position Opening
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.
UNO Working to Address Urgent STEM Workforce Needs
UNO's College of IS&T is working to meet the needs of its community, including the “incredible, explosive demands” in IT fields.
Scott Scholars Earn Degrees, Are Ready to Make an Impact in Nebraska
Luke Zwenger of Bellevue, Nicole Aschoff of Norfolk and Ryan Ernst of Columbus all earned degrees this May thanks to the support of the Walter Scott, Jr. Scholarship Program.
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.
Simon Saqueton: Once Upon A Time
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.
Earning your Executive Master's: Reality vs. Expectation
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.