Universities & Education

  • Meet Roselyn Gonzalez, SPN Reporting Intern

    Meet Roselyn Gonzalez, SPN Reporting Intern

    Introducing the newest member of the SPN team, Roselyn Gonzalez. Be on the lookout for her bylines and photo credits.

  • Virtual Incision Celebrates Milestone FDA Authorization for its Mini Surgical Robot

    Virtual Incision Celebrates Milestone FDA Authorization for its Mini Surgical Robot

    The FDA authorized the world’s first Miniaturized Robotic-Assisted Surgery system, called MIRA, which was developed by Nebraska-based Virtual Incision. The mini surgical robot is designed to save space and costs in the operating room.

  • Join the 10 Hour Challenge in Kearney on April 27

    Join the 10 Hour Challenge in Kearney on April 27

    The next 10 Hour Challenge is happening Saturday, April 27 at the University of Nebraska at Kearney, Discovery Hall, Room 226. Register today!

  • SPN is Hiring a Reporting Intern for 2024

    SPN is Hiring a Reporting Intern for 2024

    Are you a college student or recent grad interested in emerging technology and startups in Nebraska? Do you have strong writing skills and a background in journalism or English? Come work with us!

  • Announcing the Ten Hour Challenge

    Announcing the Ten Hour Challenge

    Close out Lincoln Startup Week with us at the Ten Hour Challenge on Saturday, Nov. 18 at the Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln campus.

  • Using data to grow Nebraska’s tech workforce

    Using data to grow Nebraska’s tech workforce

    In order to grow the tech workforce in Nebraska, we need to understand more about who the current tech workers are. The soon-to-be-launched Nebraska Tech Workforce Dashboard will provide a detailed look at the state’s tech talent that anyone can access.

  • Forging a path at the intersection of emerging technology and media

    Forging a path at the intersection of emerging technology and media

    It’s impossible to predict where technology will go in the future. But it is possible to train students to think critically about emerging technologies and how to leverage them in an innovative and ethical way. That’s exactly what the first graduates of UNL’s Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts intend to do.