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The Impact of 4-H with Ryan Sedlacek, Sarpy County

Nebraska 4-H is through the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Extension. More than 140,000 young Nebraskans are involved in 4-H each year. One out of every three eligible youth (ages 9-19) in Nebraska participates in 4-H. More than half of 4-H youth come from Nebraska’s metro areas. This week’s podcast features Ryan Sedlacek from Gretna, Nebraska.

By |October 1st, 2018|0 Comments

UNL 4-H and Extension Boosting Innovation in Rural Nebraska with Makerspaces

High-tech innovation isn’t limited to Silicon Valley; it is also happening in urban and rural Nebraska. The University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s 4-H Extension is establishing creative and tech hubs, called Makerspaces, around the state.

A “Makerspace” is a community-oriented space that serves as a hub for innovators, artists, and entrepreneurs and has equipment like the laser cutters and 3D printers. Bradley S. Barker, PH.D., Professor and Technology Literacy Specialist and Outreach Coordinator for the Center for Science, Math, and Computer Education at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln shares more about the Makerspace movement in Nebraska.

By |September 28th, 2018|0 Comments

University of Nebraska Omaha Bringing Biomechanics Into Omaha Classrooms

Melissa Belcastro, a 3rd Grade Teacher at Sunny Slope Elementary in Omaha, took part in the University of Nebraska at Omaha’s BODYMODELS: A 3-year project, funded by the National Science Foundation, to bring biomechanics education to an estimated 1,500 youth in Omaha. The project includes UNO’s Department of Biomechanics and Teacher Education Department, working with Omaha area elementary teachers to develop biomechanics curriculum to implement in 3rd through 6th grade classrooms. #NEforNU #NUforNE

By |September 21st, 2018|0 Comments

Michael Christen, University of Nebraska at Kearney’s University Village

The University of Nebraska at Kearney has completed phase one – the Village Flats Apartments – of the multi-phase University Village. The 104-acre campus will combine public and private resources in a mix of business, retail, office, housing, and more. The newly opened Village Flat Apartments are for graduate students, non-traditional students, UNMC students, and students who are married, including those with children. The residence hall is open to faculty from UNK and UNMC. Michael T. Christen is the Executive Director of University Village at the University of Nebraska at Kearney.

 

 

 

By |September 7th, 2018|0 Comments

Dr. Ken Cowan, Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center, UNMC

Kenneth H. Cowan, M.D., Ph.D., became the director of the Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center at the University of Nebraska Medical Center (formerly the UNMC Eppley Cancer Center) in August 1999. The Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center is an NCI-designated clinical cancer center, uniting cancer researchers throughout the UNMC campus into a larger single entity.  #UNMC #NEforNU #NUforNE

By |September 6th, 2018|0 Comments
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University of Nebraska Impacting Nebraska’s Veterinary Clinics

Did you know the University of Nebraska’s College of Technical Agriculture in Curtis, Nebraska was one of the nation’s first nationally accredited programs for technical training in healthcare for companion animals and livestock? The award-winning program is educating Nebraska’s next generation of workers to care for Nebraska’s livestock and pets. One example is Stockman’s Veterinary Clinic in North Platte Nebraska, where many of their veterinary technicians are NTCA graduates.

By |September 28th, 2018|0 Comments

4-H Impacting Nebraska’s Youth at the Scotts Bluff County Fair

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s 4-H and Extension impacts communities throughout Nebraska. At the Scotts Bluff County Fair, located in Mitchell, Nebraska, youth showcase what they have learned through 4-H: from Trap Shooting competitions to Horse showing to Robotics to Swine showing and more. With a network of more than 143,000 youth, 12,000 volunteers, 1,200 professionals, and thousands of alumni, 4-H helps shape youth to move Nebraska forward in ways that no other youth organization can. #NEforNU #NUforNE

By |September 24th, 2018|0 Comments

University of Nebraska’s Impact on Rural Dentistry

Jay Bernecker, DDS graduated from the University of Nebraska College of Dentistry. He was part of the Rural Health Opportunities Program (RHOP) through the University of Nebraska Medical Center. RHOP is designed to address the special needs of rural Nebraska by encouraging rural residents to pursue a career in the health care fields. Students selected are guaranteed admission to the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) as long as all stated requirements are met, and the pre-professional studies at Chadron State College (CSC), Wayne State College (WSC) or Peru State College (PSC) are completed. Dr. Bernecker is with Family 1st Dental in Hartington, Nebraska. #NEforNU #NUforNE

By |September 21st, 2018|0 Comments

UNMC Mobile Simulation Units

 

Bringing state-of-the-art, hands-on training simulators to healthcare professionals throughout Nebraska. The SIM-NE trucks are taking high-quality training to rural EMT agencies and emergency rooms across the state.

By |September 6th, 2018|0 Comments
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