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June 21, 2020

Welcome to UNeTech, Ambrea!

Hello, I’m Ambrea Schreck - the newest member of the UNeTech Institute Communications Team! My focus on the Communications Team will be graphic and web design.Ambrea Shreck, UNeTech Institute Communications InternI grew up in Carroll, Iowa and I’m a senior at Iowa...

What is UNeTech, Socially?

I love working for a university. It is a privilege to work alongside explorers mapping the frontiers of human discovery and ingenuity. It is a joy to be part of a campus dedicated to the furtherance of human knowledge and understanding. I love being among colleagues...

The problem with “quiet quitting”

I have always been an over-achiever, an honor-roll student, a goal-setting-top-of-my-class kind of gal. I like to know what I am working towards so I can set small milestones towards achieving whatever that next step might be. My educational path was this way:...

If your experiment cannot be replicated outside the lab, is it a success?

Academic science is quietly facing a replicability crisis. Even less fun than it sounds, it is a crisis whereby academics are struggling to repeat the published results from other laboratories.A runner demonstrates how to use the Impower Treadmill in the Biomechanics...

MCC student interns earn free tuition while mastering virtual reality

With the cost of college rising every year, an internship that pays for both tuition and provides an hourly wage is ideal for a college student. For students at Metropolitan Community College (MCC), that is exactly the deal they can strike with an internship at the...

UNeTech focuses on community outreach in July

The UNeTech Institute spent time and energy focused on community-centered events in July, attending Heartland Pride, Startup Omaha Week, and the Maha Festival. Community Engagement Coordinator Jennifer Pool led the charge at all three events, creating the interactive...

Entrepreneurship is a collaborative process

Entrepreneurship is a collaborative process. I love that. It can fail for so many reasons: the invention doesn’t work, there isn’t adequate intellectual property protection, or no one is willing to buy it. Coming from a university brimming with technical experts, I’ve...

The problem with the #girlboss

You can picture her, can’t you? She’s white. She’s thin. She drives an SUV. She carries a Starbucks iced latte in one hand and a large Kate Spade tote is casually thrown over her shoulder. Her hair is up in a messy-on-purpose bun, and she wears designer black trousers...

UNeTech signs pledge to support women in STEM

Last month Bio Nebraska, Nebraska Cures, and University of Nebraska Omaha's Center for Public Research Affairs released a qualitative study --- Nebraska's Women in STEM: Listen Then Act, Addressing the barriers and opportunities for Nebraska women in STEM --- that...

What is UNeTech, Curiously?

Elated. I was elated. The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation made UNeTech part of its inaugural Heartland Challenge Program. Then I remembered: I’d promised to submit 30 SBIR/STTR applications in 12 months. I was in a pickle. I needed someone with amazing writing and...
Welcome to UNeTech, Ambrea!

Welcome to UNeTech, Ambrea!

Hello, I’m Ambrea Schreck - the newest member of the UNeTech Institute Communications Team! My focus on the Communications Team will be graphic and web design.Ambrea Shreck, UNeTech Institute Communications InternI grew up in Carroll, Iowa and I’m a senior at Iowa...

What is UNeTech, Socially?

What is UNeTech, Socially?

I love working for a university. It is a privilege to work alongside explorers mapping the frontiers of human discovery and ingenuity. It is a joy to be part of a campus dedicated to the furtherance of human knowledge and understanding. I love being among colleagues...

The problem with “quiet quitting”

The problem with “quiet quitting”

I have always been an over-achiever, an honor-roll student, a goal-setting-top-of-my-class kind of gal. I like to know what I am working towards so I can set small milestones towards achieving whatever that next step might be. My educational path was this way:...

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Welcome to UNeTech, Ambrea!

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Hello, I’m Ambrea Schreck - the newest member of the UNeTech Institute Communications Team! My focus on the Communications Team will be graphic and web design.Ambrea Shreck, UNeTech Institute Communications InternI grew up in Carroll, Iowa and I’m a senior at Iowa...

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What is UNeTech, Socially?

I love working for a university. It is a privilege to work alongside explorers mapping the frontiers of human discovery and ingenuity. It is a joy to be part of a campus dedicated to the furtherance of human knowledge and understanding. I love being among colleagues...

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