Driven By Technology

Driven By Technology

?: Chris Christen Friends and family told him he was going to break his brand-new car – or worse, get himself killed. But, Brevan Jorgenson did it anyway, converting his 2016 Honda Civic into one of Nebraska’s first self-driving cars. That’s how the recent University...
Overachiever and Overcomer

Overachiever and Overcomer

Lydia Sand is a full-time young professional, an organizer and an advocate, a traveler, a runner, and a threat on the sand volleyball court.“I don’t want to just sit and squander opportunities,” she says. “I have a daily reminder that life is short – and life can...
SOS in Space

SOS in Space

“I love the fact that all these new advances are coming from the state of Nebraska and specifically from Omaha.” What Astronauts Do When Injured on the International Space Station Perhaps it is the exposure, isolation, or other factors living in the darkness of...
A Bold Dream Fulfilled

A Bold Dream Fulfilled

?: eric francis photography Chasing lofty goals. Always focusing on the finish, even in the face of incredible odds. Our community is filled with people who embody that “We Don’t Coast”-mindset – none more than Shannon Haines, M.D., and her 12-year-old daughter,...
Sweet Dreams

Sweet Dreams

?: bill sitzmann The Omaha BakeryLongtime baker Michelle Kaiser assumed her friends were pulling a prank. She had, after all, made no secret of her dream of appearing on national TV. Turns out, the person on the other end of the line really was from the Food Network,...
Discovering your potential. At any stage of the game.

Discovering your potential. At any stage of the game.

To his students, Herb “Herbie” Thompson is a Professor at the University of Nebraska Omaha specializing in Communications while finishing his Ph.D. in Leadership. To the Omaha community, he is much more. Born in England, where his mother grew up, his father’s military...