Shane Farritor first built things as a child in his family’s hardware store in Ravenna, Nebraska. His inclination toward tinkering is just as strong today — and he knows he’s not alone in his home state.
“Nebraska is full of makers,” Farritor says. “It’s one of the things I respect most about the state.”
The start of a new semester brings many constants that seasoned college students have grown used to: the promise of a successful football season, lots of coffee and, unfortunately, the purchase of bland textbooks .
But during the first week of classes, the University of Nebraska Press and the Nebraska Innovation Campus are partnering for an event where students can purchase some more leisurely books: the Pop-Up Bookshop.
Virtual Incision Corporation (VIC), founded on the collaborative efforts of two professors in the University of Nebraska ecosystem, has once again secured additional funding for its in vivo surgical robotics platform.
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