Science Women in Science: A panel discussion on STEM Careers By Cheril Lee • Apr 20, 2017 Women working in STEM jobs earn 33% more than those in non-STEM occupations. STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. Former Nebraska official to head NASA communication office By Associated Press • Mar 30, 2017 OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A former aide to Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman and U.S. Rep Don Bacon has taken a new job leading NASA's communications office in Washington. NASA says a total solar eclipse is coming to the US August 21st By Cheril Lee • Mar 23, 2017 On August 21st a total solar eclipse will occur. Though these eclipses happen every 18 months, this one is special because the United States will be in its path of totality from coast to coast. The Super Moon is Visible Tonight By Cheril Lee • Nov 14, 2016 It’s a bird. It’s a plane. No, it’s a super moon and you can see it tonight! Science on a Sphere provides an interactive look at weather, climate patterns By Katie Knapp Schubert • Jan 29, 2016 Metropolitan Community College You can view real-time weather forecasts, track flights around the world, and even view maps of the impact of a tsunami at a new exhibit at Do Space. Science Cafe focuses on agriculture, livestock, horticulture By Katie Knapp Schubert • Dec 8, 2015 Beef and bees are the focus of UNMC’s latest Science Café. Creighton graduate and faculty member recognized for major prosthetic advances By Cheril Lee • Dec 3, 2015 Not many people are aware that a small lab in Nebraska is at the forefront of 3D printing prosthetic evolution. NE SciFest Returns in 2014 By Cheril Lee • Dec 2, 2013 The Nebraska Science Festival is a celebration of science of all types throughout the state. Omaha elementary school participating in STEM pilot program By Katie Knapp Schubert • Aug 26, 2013 Skinner Magnet School in Omaha is one of 44 nationwide that’ll take part in a STEM pilot program for elementary-level students. Nebraska Science Fest takes place next week By Cheril Lee • Apr 5, 2013 The first annual Nebraska Science Festival takes place April 12th through the 14th all over the city. Science Outside the Classroom By Cheril Lee • Jan 8, 2013 Tonight’s Omaha Science Café explores science outside of the traditional classroom. The Department of Energy Awards NU a nuclear energy innovation investment By Cheril Lee • Aug 31, 2012 websitereported.com The University of Nebraska was recently awarded $980,000 from the U.S. Energy Department as part of its new nuclear energy innovation investments program.