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Raikes School, Hudl welcome Bus Tour to talk power of Open Internet

October 8, 2012 by

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

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Raikes School-born Vestn aims to add ‘portable value’ to education

May 23, 2012 by

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

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Raikes School team rakes in $58K for top entry TradeKing API contest

February 16, 2012 by

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

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