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

By |2018-10-01T13:27:33+00:00October 1st, 2018|Podcast|

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.

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

By |2018-09-28T14:44:23+00:00September 28th, 2018|Podcast|

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, […]

University of Nebraska Omaha Bringing Biomechanics Into Omaha Classrooms

By |2018-09-21T16:44:40+00:00September 21st, 2018|Podcast|

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 […]

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

By |2018-09-07T14:34:45+00:00September 7th, 2018|Podcast|

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 […]

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

By |2018-09-06T15:26:47+00:00September 6th, 2018|Podcast|

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