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Ames, Iowa ranks #1 in State of the Silicon Prairie Report

June 29, 2017

As part of AIM Institute, a not-for- profit organization that grows, connects and inspires tech talent to ensure a world-class tech workforce for the region, Silicon Prairie News has recently released the Silicon Prairie News 2016 State of the Silicon Prairie report. The report provides a snapshot review of the Silicon Prairie and its communities in Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas, […]

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ESL high schoolers learn language of technology at AIM Brain Exchange

June 20, 2017

The AIM Institute and Omaha Public Schools have partnered to introduce high school students who speak English as a Second Language (ESL) to more technology over their summer break. Throughout the month of June, ESL students have gained access to technology they would not normally have a chance to experience. In addition to learning the English language, […]

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GenCyber Security Camp gets Council Bluffs students interested in tech careers

June 6, 2017

The AIM Institute and Council Bluffs Community School District have partnered to host Iowa’s first GenCyber camp. Attendees include female middle school students, as well as middle and elementary school teachers. The free, weeklong camp will build students’ knowledge of cybersecurity concepts and careers as well as the practice of correct and safe online behaviors. Teachers will gain […]

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Union Pacific hosts local students for unique take your kids to work day experience

March 31, 2017

WHAT: Media representatives are invited to join Union Pacific and 60 local students for an innovative Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work experience at the headquarters of the nation’s largest railroad. During the event, 5 th and 6 th graders will participate in three energetic and vibrant working ‘modules’ developed with the AIM Institute that focus […]

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AIM Infotec inspires attendees, builds broader understanding of tech

March 29, 2017

Nearly 1,000 people attended the AIM Infotec conference, held at the Embassy Suites La Vista Conference Center on Tuesday. The annual conference brings together business and technology for a day of innovation and inspiration. “The more people understand about where technology is, how to use it, how to take advantage of that technology the better off they’re going to […]

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