College of Information Science & Technology News
Friday, December 06, 2019
Are Providers Prepared for Genomic Medicine?
The ability to analyze our genetics has become commercial at a rapid pace. Companies like 23andMe give consumers the ability to look into personal DNA and discover everything from ancestry to cancer indicators. Armed with this information, who can patients turn to for next steps once they’ve opened Pandora’s box?
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.
How a Love for Sports Led Emily Buettner to Founding a Tech Start-Up
Emily Buettner, an IT Innovation major, won UNO's BigIdea! competition with her start-up, Plug. Check out how this entrepreneur turned her love of sports into a life-changing technical company.
Werner Enterprises Supports UNO’s Supply Chain, Logistics and Technology Programs
The philanthropic investment represents a strategic partnership with UNO’s College of Information Science and Technology and the supply chain management program in its College of Business Administration.
We're Hiring! Technical Instruction Coordinator
Interested in helping our region's foremost information technology educator with virtual labs? Check out our listing!
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.
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.
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.