Local grant gives youth access to technology

Local grant gives youth access to technology

This coming school year, Norfolk teachers might have to change their curriculum. Nucor Detailing Center is one of this year’s recipients of the Developing Youth Talent Initiative Grant. The $125,000 grant, offered by the Nebraska Department of Economic Development and...

Robot helps bomb squad assess threats

A new nimble, black, tracked tactical robot for Lincoln’s bomb squad won’t move faster than 5 mph, but its operators believe it could help the squad or a SWAT team defuse tense situations faster. The ICOR Technology Mini-Caliber bot doesn’t have a...
Digital Readiness Survey

Digital Readiness Survey

Digital readiness is key to building a stronger workforce and strengthening the State’s economy. “According to the Brookings Institutions, two-thirds of new jobs between 2010 and 2016 required medium to high digital skills,” said Roberto Gallardo, Assistant Director...
UNK breaks ground with new STEM building

UNK breaks ground with new STEM building

KEARNEY, Neb. — The University of Nebraska at Kearney is breaking ground one shovel at a time. Construction for the new STEM building has begun and soon UNK will have one building to bring four departments together. The 80,000-square foot building will be between the...