Check out NCITE's presence in other news media outlets
The Omaha World-Herald interviewed Gina Ligon, Ph.D., director of UNO’s National Counterterrorism Innovation, Technology, and Education Center, about Wednesday’s siege on the capitol. Ligon spoke about NCITE’s work as well as the role of foreign and domestic terror groups as well as accelerationist groups in Wednesday’s events. The article was republished by numerous affiliated newspapers statewide.
KETV interviewed Gina Ligon, Ph.D., director of NCITE at UNO, and Jonathan Benjamin-Alvarado, Ph.D., professor of political science at UNO, who shared political science and radicalization perspectives on how the protests at the Capitol on Wednesday quickly escalated into violence and destruction.
KPTM interviewed Gina Ligon, Ph.D., director of NCITE at UNO, on the role of psychological factors, including those heightened by the COVID-19 pandemic, in Wednesday’s violent march on Capitol Hill.
NCITE helps on SpaceCom pitch
The Omaha World-Herald and Lincoln Journal Star reported on efforts by Nebraska political, business, educational, and military leaders to pitch bringing the U.S. Space Command headquarters to Offutt Air Force Base. University of Nebraska President Ted Carter and UNO Professor and NCITE Director Gina Ligon took part in the pitch.
NCITE helps DHS Office of CWMD
The Omaha World-Herald reports that NCITE at UNO will assist with a bioterrorism exercise to be conducted by the Department of Homeland Security in February.
From KNEB: David Richardson, assistant secretary for the Department of Homeland Security’s Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction Office, visited UNL to discuss the security and safety of the U.S. food system. The article mentions that Richardson also visited UNO. The Omaha World-Herald also mentioned the visit.