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Chromosomes and Tesla Coils take center stage in Turbine presentation

Last month, Turbine Flats proudly hosted two distinguished guests who discussed the notable parallels of chromosomes and the Tesla coil. The presentation was noteworthy – not just because Nikola Tesla is the hallmark of our locale – but also because the lead lecturer stressed interdisciplinary harmony to better advance science and business.
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Hope for Haiti Benefit helps kids

The Caribbean country of Haiti has been in dire straits ever since the Spanish brought small pox to the island of Hispaniola in the 15th century. Haiti is the poorest government in the Americas and its chronically unstable government and lack of employment and educational opportunities have contributed heavily to its state of continual underdevelopment.
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Startup Weekend And First Friday come together at the flats.

Entrepreneurs in and around Lincoln, Neb., are gearing up for a week of events that will showcase and celebrate the local startup environment. More than 40 businesses and entrepreneurship support services have joined together to organize 17 events that constitute Lincoln Startup Week from Sept. 5-13.

The week’s events are meant to provide a … Continue reading

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Doe Eyed rocks design world with Gotye, Dave Matthews, Black Keys and others

By Jaclyn Tan
In March 2013, Doe Eyed design studio became the newest tenant at theTurbine Flats Project in Lincoln, Neb.
Eric Nyffeler, Doe Eyed founder and man behind the artwork, said he moved into the building because after two and a half years, his old office space in Lincoln’s Haymarket became unavailable.
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For Nebraska startups: innovation, technology and capital are key to future growth

By Jaclyn Tan
CNBC recently ranked Nebraska as the 4th best state for business in the U.S.  However, CNBC’s Eric Rosenbaum wrote that although Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman’s tax reforms have helped Nebraska be more business friendly, Nebraska ranks near the bottom of the list in categories such as “Access to Capital” and “Technology and … Continue reading

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The Day of the Innovator is Coming

When you hear the word’s, “Tesla Fest” in the near future, be aware that it has nothing to do with the bad 80’s hair band, but everything to do the Day of the Innovator: Tesla Mural Unveiling, Festival and Birthday Celebration soon to take place at the Turbine Flats Project.
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Every month since October 2012, Lincoln’s art aficionados have found a place to enjoy life and appreciate art in the Play Creative offices of the Turbine Flats building at 2124 Y St. As part of Lincoln’s city wide First Friday art shows, PLAY Creative gives one local artist each month the opportunity to present their work to a diverse crowd attendees. The forum provides a perfect opportunity for artists to not only receive criticism but, also to make some money. Continue reading

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BAY grant expands opportunities for Lincoln youth

Turbine Flats neighbor, The Bay has been doing its best to prove what a great idea combined with a lot of hard work can accomplish of late. The hard work and idealism of the people who’ve contributed to the project paid off recently when it was awarded a $25,000 from State Farm’s Neighborhood assist program for the second year in a row. The Bay’s ambitious agenda involves many functions for the benefit of Lincoln’s youth. In addition to building a state of the art skate park, the venture is also in the process of building a lounge and art gallery for local teens to relax and expand their creativity in a safe environment. Continue reading

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Design Studio Project Showcase gives Raikes students a chance to shine

The Jeffrey S. Rakes School of Computer Science and Management gave 12 teams of business students a chance to demonstrate their entrepreneurial spirit at the Design Studio Project Showcase April 19, 2013. In its twelfth year, the annual event is the culmination of a year’s worth of collaborative work with peers and industry professionals. At the outset of the project each of the student teams is given a task to complete for a corporate sponsor. The Design Studio Project Showcase gives each team a chance to present what they have accomplished. Continue reading

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