Durham School Admitted Student Day

Durham School Admitted Student Day Details


Parking instructions will be sent out to registrants closer to the event day.

The Peter Kiewit Institute
1110 South 67th Street
Omaha, NE 68182

Upcoming Admitted Student Showcases:

January 17, 2020
The Peter Kiewit Institute
Scott Campus (UNO)
8:30 AM

January 24, 2020
Nebraska Hall
City Campus (UNL)

At The Durham School's Admitted Student Showcase, you will have the opportunity to tour lab spaces, meet current students and professors, interact with alumni and industry professionals, tour local architectural engineering and construction firms, and learn about student life and scholarship opportunities.  During this full-day program, you will learn about the fields of Architectural Engineering, Construction Engineering and Construction Management.

 Architectural Engineering (AE) focuses on the integrated design, creation and operation of buildings. This includes the engineering of building structures, mechanical systems (heating, ventilation and cooling), electrical systems (power distribution and communications), acoustics and lighting. Buildings are designed by a team of professionals in which AE plays an integral role.  

Construction Management (CM) professionals lead day-to-day operations of construction projects by combining business management principles and innovative techniques into these projects.  Our graduates have had opportunities to work on schools, hospitals, sports facilities, data centers, roads and bridges, making an impact in the world.  There are many career opportunities, including commercial, residential, heavy-civil and industrial construction positions. This is a rewarding and diverse career field with a high demand for graduates.

Construction Engineering (CONE) professionals design, plan, and assist in the construction and management of infrastructures such as roads, tunnels, bridges, railroads, buildings and other facilities.  It is similar to construction management but with more emphasis on engineering and technical courses.

Registration for the program is $10. Parents and family members are encouraged to attend at no additional cost. Financial assistance is available. If needed, please contact Andrew Bechdolt (andrew.bechdolt@unl.edu) before registering.

Attendees will be entered into a drawing for a chance to receive a one-time $1000 scholarship for fall 2020*. If you need any additional information, please contact Melissa Hoffman (melissa.hoffman@unl.edu).

*Recipients of this scholarship must be enrolled in a Durham School program.