A University of Nebraska symposium Thursday focused on the use of technology in education is expected to draw nearly 600 faculty and staff from all four NU campuses plus key external partners. The daylong Innovation in Pedagogy and Technology Symposium, hosted by University of Nebraska Information Technology and University of Nebraska Online Worldwide, will include speakers and panel discussions on a wide range of topics related to the opportunities and challenges of incorporating new technology into teaching.
UNO graduating senior wins university’s top honor for student entrepreneurship
University of Nebraska President Hank Bounds announced today that a graduating senior at the University of Nebraska at Omaha is the 2015 winner of NU’s top award honoring extraordinary efforts in student entrepreneurship. Rachel Ostrander, who is graduating from UNO with a bachelor’s degree in IT innovation, has been selected to receive the Peter Kiewit Student Entrepreneurial Award for her work in creating an agricultural software company.
MEDIA ADVISORY: University of Nebraska students to share “life investment” message at Berkshire Hathaway meeting
Note: Members of the media are welcome to interview the student ambassadors outside the CenturyLink Center in Omaha from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday.
University of Nebraska community rallying to support Nepal relief efforts
Students, faculty and staff across the University of Nebraska are rallying to support relief efforts in Nepal following a devastating earthquake near the capital of Kathmandu that has killed nearly 6,000 people and left many more without shelter, food, water or medical assistance.
Search begins for next Robert B. Daugherty Water for Food Institute executive director
The University of Nebraska announced today that it has begun an international search for the next executive director of the Robert B. Daugherty Water for Food Institute. The next director will succeed founding executive director Roberto Lenton, who in February announced his intention to step down by early 2016 after serving in the role since 2012.
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