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June 21, 2020

What is UNeTech, Inclusively?

“You told Ryan you’d make him brownies.” She was smiling but not joking. I’d promised and, arms crossed, Dr. Stephanie Kidd wasn’t going to let me forget.   Let’s face it: It’s easy to make a casual promise. It makes you feel good in the moment. We’d all make our...

Five mistakes entrepreneurs make – the UNeTech version

One of the core values at the UNeTech Institute is “striving for excellence through failure.” We value this concept, in part, because so many of our portfolio businesses are anchored in scientific research principles, and we know that in order to find scientific...

What is biomechanics? Let’s find out.

Not to boast, but younger me was onto something. Admittedly, I did not get all the details right but the headline is all that matters: biomechanics really was the next big thing.    Biomechanics is the study of how living things move. The world’s largest free-standing...

Microwash joins UNeTech Incubator

COVID-19 left so many scars---deaths in the global millions, a legacy of economic upheaval, long COVID, and a lingering sense of vulnerability. There is just no going back to the way things were. Worse still is a realization that the world likely never was as safe as...

Every good startup needs a heist team

I’m a huge fan of heist movies. I love watching the crew come together, the ridiculously overwrought plan, and then watching everyone improvise as it all goes wrong. What’s more rewarding than seeing a quirky group of specialists overcome a series of challenges to...

UNeTech Launches Website Redesign

The UNeTech Institute is pleased to launch its new website, with the support of Wendy Biernbaum from the The Small e, student intern Blair Osika from Metropolitan Community College, and Jeffrey Sterup from UNMC IT Development & Software.The need for the relaunch...

Opportunity Corps Session 2 focuses on customer discovery

March 11 saw the second session of Opportunity Corps, UNeTech Institute and Bio Nebraska’s professional development, entrepreneurship, and mentorship program for women in STEAM. Funded by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, Opportunity Corps is a ten-month program...

Looking back: The history of the UNeTech logo

Charlie Litton notices details. “I always thought it was remarkable, or interesting, that Lincoln has its own shade of red,” he said. “UNO has a different, slightly redder shade of red, and that UNMC has a slightly brighter shade of red too.” Despite their...

Opportunity Corps program celebrates women in STEAM

February 11 marked the kick-off session of Opportunity Corps, UNeTech Institute and Bio Nebraska’s professional development, entrepreneurship, and mentorship program for women in STEAM. Funded by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, Opportunity Corps is a ten-month...

UNeTech welcomes Skillbridge fellow to DevOps team

UNeTech is excited to welcome Brendan McCullagh, a soon-to-be army veteran and software engineer, to our team through the Hiring Our Heroes program. McCullagh joined the Army shortly after 9/11, leaving his life as a college student in Colorado to serve as a...
Looking back: The history of the UNeTech logo

Looking back: The history of the UNeTech logo

Charlie Litton notices details. “I always thought it was remarkable, or interesting, that Lincoln has its own shade of red,” he said. “UNO has a different, slightly redder shade of red, and that UNMC has a slightly brighter shade of red too.” Despite their...

Opportunity Corps program celebrates women in STEAM

Opportunity Corps program celebrates women in STEAM

February 11 marked the kick-off session of Opportunity Corps, UNeTech Institute and Bio Nebraska’s professional development, entrepreneurship, and mentorship program for women in STEAM. Funded by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, Opportunity Corps is a ten-month...

UNeTech welcomes Skillbridge fellow to DevOps team

UNeTech welcomes Skillbridge fellow to DevOps team

UNeTech is excited to welcome Brendan McCullagh, a soon-to-be army veteran and software engineer, to our team through the Hiring Our Heroes program. McCullagh joined the Army shortly after 9/11, leaving his life as a college student in Colorado to serve as a...

UNeTech welcomes web design intern

UNeTech welcomes web design intern

UNeTech Institute is pleased to welcome Blair Osika, a web design student at Metropolitan Community College, onto the team as a web design intern. Osika, 19, is a talented designer and artist who will help the team revamp the website and blog over the next few months....

Meet the 2022 Opportunity Corps Cohort

Bio Nebraska and the UNeTech Institute are excited to announce the 2022 cohort for Opportunity Corps, a professional development, entrepreneurship, and mentorship program for women in STEAM. These individuals will meet on Fri., Feb. 11, 2022, for a virtual workshop...

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Charlie Litton notices details. “I always thought it was remarkable, or interesting, that Lincoln has its own shade of red,” he said. “UNO has a different, slightly redder shade of red, and that UNMC has a slightly brighter shade of red too.” Despite their...

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