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5102_653b8b869a_small December 17, 2012 by Patti Vannoy

Lincoln Last year, the director of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Jeffrey S. Raikes School of Computer Science and Management told us that, over the past decade, the focus of many Raikes students has shifted from landing a job with a West Coast tech giant to staying in the Midwest and working for local startups. ... read more

4838_df8f0ab0b6_small October 8, 2012 by Michael Stacy

Lincoln Heads turned and necks craned Friday afternoon as the blue and red bus and souped-up hot rod rumbled through the streets of Lincoln and onto the campus of the University of Nebraska. In a purely superficial sense, the Internet 2012 Bus Tour had achieved one of its primary objectives — getting people to take notice — merely by rolling into town. Of course, the Tour seeks to bring attention to more than just its convoy of unusual automobiles. … read more

4191_4847d6b1a5_small May 23, 2012 by Patti Vannoy

Lincoln The idea for Vestn — a "tool for providing portable value in education, personal development, and personal marketing" — started with co-founder Conner Dana's search for some help with a college class project. As a junior at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in early 2011, he figured he could find a fellow student to do some graphic design by asking friends and networking across campus. He was surprised that it took him three weeks to connect with someone who lived right down the hall. By last summer … read more

3647_a724a8b181_small February 16, 2012 by Michael Stacy

Lincoln The team's name was, admittedly, half-baked. But its work was worth half of $100K. Five juniors from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Jeffrey S. Raikes School of Computer Science and Management won $58,000 — $50,000 for the national grand prize, plus smaller school and regional prizes — Wednesday night for their entry in the TradeKing $100K API Campus Challenge. Sponsored by online stock and … read more

3200_16d48d8767_small November 22, 2011 by Patti Vannoy

Lincoln Educating people to enter the technology field is tough, given its notorious fast pace and constant changes. At the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Jeffrey S. Raikes School of Computer Science and Management, faculty, alumni and industry advisors and volunteers use a constantly evolving approach to make sure graduates are ready. … read more

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