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$10 million grant will support Staphylococcus study
$10 million grant will support Staphylococcus study

Ken Bayles, Ph.D., and his team will focus on biofilms produced by Staphylococcus aureus.

July 25, 2014
Ask UNMC: Staying safe on summer bike rides
Ask UNMC: Staying safe on summer bike rides

What protective gear should you use? (Featuring Kathy Morris, D.N.P., UNMC College of Nursing)

July 25, 2014
Crane assembly may impact traffic on Dewey Avenue
Crane assembly may impact traffic on Dewey Avenue

Renovation project targets heating, cooling systems within Eppley Science Hall.

July 25, 2014
Exhibit honoring fallen Nebraska soldiers on display
Exhibit honoring fallen Nebraska soldiers on display

"Remembering Our Fallen" photo exhibit will be in Clarkson Tower through July 30.

July 25, 2014
UNMC for the record
UNMC for the record

News and notes from the UNMC community.

July 25, 2014
Fitness Friday is tomorrow
Fitness Friday is tomorrow

Campus invited to walk/run on Field Club Trail.

July 24, 2014
Lookin' at U - Megan Blusys
Lookin' at U - Megan Blusys

New employee inspired by innovation, dedication she's seen at UNMC.

July 24, 2014
Research may improve diagnosis of pediatric tumors
Research may improve diagnosis of pediatric tumors

UNMC's Jennifer Sanmann, Ph.D., winner of the Gladys Pearson Grant, hopes improved diagnostics will enhance treatment.

July 24, 2014
State Sen. Jim Smith visits UNMC campus
State Sen. Jim Smith visits UNMC campus

District 14 representative impressed with the Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center project.

July 24, 2014
Anesthesiology department announces new divisions

Tara Brakke, M.D., will lead Divison of Cardiac Anesthesiology, and Daniel Johnson, M.D., will lead Division of Anesthesiology Critical Care.

July 23, 2014
Download the new UNMC app here
Download the new UNMC app here

App is designed to improve communication across campus for faculty, staff and students.

July 23, 2014
Nominations open for UNMC research awards
Nominations open for UNMC research awards

Deadline is Sept. 3 for Scientist Laureate, Research Leadership, Distinguished Scientist and New Investigator Awards.

July 23, 2014
Participants' Night RSVPs due Thursday
Participants' Night RSVPs due Thursday

Durham Museum open to UNMC community for July 28 event.

July 23, 2014
Under the Microscope: UNMC mobile app released
Under the Microscope: UNMC mobile app released

UNMC Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D., and Student Senate Vice President Alicia Schiller discuss the new UNMC mobile application.

July 23, 2014
Wellness Wednesday: Light of Wellness Award
Wellness Wednesday: Light of Wellness Award

Nominations sought for annual recognition of healthy behaviors.

July 23, 2014
Federal grant supports robotic surgery research
Federal grant supports robotic surgery research

U.S. Army grant for $1.4 million will support telesurgery research work of UNMC's Dmitry Oleynikov, M.D., and UNL's Shane Farritor, Ph.D.

July 22, 2014
Insights with Dr. Gold: Safety is paramount
Insights with Dr. Gold: Safety is paramount

UNMC Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D., continues to discuss UNMC's culture of safety.

July 22, 2014
LiveGreen: The perils of carbon dioxide
LiveGreen: The perils of carbon dioxide

Rise in atmospheric carbon dioxide may be fueling rising temperatures, climate change.

July 22, 2014
Monumental presentation by the Durham Museum
Monumental presentation by the Durham Museum

Guest speaker Martin Moeller discusses the challenges of designing and building monuments as part of lunch presentation.

July 22, 2014
Retirement counseling available on campus
Retirement counseling available on campus

TIAA-CREF, Fidelity representatives will be available for individual consultations.

July 22, 2014
Ask UNMC: The benefits of bariatric surgery
Ask UNMC: The benefits of bariatric surgery

What are the benefits of bariatric surgery? (Featuring Vishal Kothari, M.D., UNMC College of Medicine)

July 21, 2014
Athena Ramos is Gold U Winner for July
Athena Ramos is Gold U Winner for July

Program coordinator for the Center for Reducing Health Disparities is known for her teamwork and leadership.

July 21, 2014
Med Center Development Board of Directors is named
Med Center Development Board of Directors is named

Chancellor Gold will chair group, which will oversee development projects near UNMC.

July 21, 2014
Physician Leadership Academy graduates recognized
Physician Leadership Academy graduates recognized

Program is designed to provide leadership skills.

July 21, 2014
Regents approve two-year budget request
Regents approve two-year budget request

UNMC Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D., says budget "builds on the university's strengths."

July 21, 2014
Dr. Gold speaks on UNMC's 'Culture of Safety'
Dr. Gold speaks on UNMC's 'Culture of Safety'

Recent national news on safety lapses is "an important wake-up call," chancellor says.

July 18, 2014
Drs. Roche, Krobot step down, stay busy
Drs. Roche, Krobot step down, stay busy

Award-winning educators will leave positions, but not UNMC.

July 18, 2014
Faculty feedback spurs new research interest groups
Faculty feedback spurs new research interest groups

Responses will help develop larger, more interdisciplinary research interactions.

July 18, 2014
UNMC for the record
UNMC for the record

News and notes from the UNMC community.

July 18, 2014
Dr. Khan offers insights into leadership style, goals
Dr. Khan offers insights into leadership style, goals

The campuswide welcome reception for new College of Public Health Dean Ali S. Khan, M.D., M.P.H., is set for Tuesday.

July 17, 2014
Lookin' at U - Nicole Giron
Lookin' at U - Nicole Giron

This adaptive therapist is one happy camper working at the Munroe-Meyer Institute.

July 17, 2014
Parking available at corner of 42nd and Emile Streets
Parking available at corner of 42nd and Emile Streets

Parking Services is now accepting move requests.

July 17, 2014
Printing Services change speeds business card orders
Printing Services change speeds business card orders

Although raised printing option will end, turnaround will be faster.

July 17, 2014
$10 million telehealth grant awarded to med center
$10 million telehealth grant awarded to med center

Money will be used to reduce readmissions and ER visits for diabetic patients through remote monitoring.

July 16, 2014
Durham Museum welcomes med center community
Durham Museum welcomes med center community

RSVPs needed for July 28 event.

July 16, 2014
Med Center impresses in U.S. News rankings
Med Center impresses in U.S. News rankings

The Nebraska Medical Center is nationally ranked in six specialties, called top hospital in the state.

July 16, 2014
Retirement reception set for Kathy VonDollen
Retirement reception set for Kathy VonDollen

UNMC community is invited to say farewell to longtime employee.

July 16, 2014
Wellness Wednesday: Seeking bikers, walkers, runners
Wellness Wednesday: Seeking bikers, walkers, runners

Fitness Friday set for July 25; registration open for cycling event.

July 16, 2014
LiveGreen: Ozone - good up high, bad nearby
LiveGreen: Ozone - good up high, bad nearby

Biking, buses offer an opportunity to cut ground-level ozone buildup.

July 15, 2014
Susan Fritz, Ph.D., named to NU leadership position
Susan Fritz, Ph.D., named to NU leadership position

Dr. Fritz will serve as executive vice president and provost and dean of the Graduate College of the University of Nebraska.

July 15, 2014
Time out with T.O. - A birthday to remember
Time out with T.O. - A birthday to remember

Virginia Grissom's birthday celebration also comemmorates her long association with the university.

July 15, 2014
Under the Microscope with Dr. Gold
Under the Microscope with Dr. Gold

College of Nursing Dean Juliann Sebastian, Ph.D., speaks with UNMC Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D., about Nebraska's nursing shortage and expansion plans for the college.

July 15, 2014
Funny name but serious topics for 'sexperts'
Funny name but serious topics for 'sexperts'

Rotating roster of academics and researchers provides important information on sexuality.

July 14, 2014
More powerful together
More powerful together

Despite power outage, two departments teamed to continue serving patients.

July 14, 2014
Speaker explores challenges of creating monuments
Speaker explores challenges of creating monuments

The Durham Museum will sponsor the discussion by Martin Moeller of the National Building Museum.

July 14, 2014
Spotlight on new faculty: Jill Jensen
Spotlight on new faculty: Jill Jensen

Assistant professor fell in love with teaching while leading a cardiac life support class.

July 14, 2014
University sends budget request to regents
University sends budget request to regents

NU seeking state funds to support strategic initiatives that attract talent, meet workforce needs through education and grow Nebraska's economy.

July 14, 2014
Davidson chosen for enterprise leadership role
Davidson chosen for enterprise leadership role

Paulette Davidson will assume role of chief human capital officer of the clinical enterprise, while Deb Istas takes the reins at the Bellevue Medical Center.

July 11, 2014
Spotlight on new faculty: Kristin Rooney, M.D.
Spotlight on new faculty: Kristin Rooney, M.D.

New Olson Center urogynecologist works collaboratively with her patients.

July 11, 2014
St. Baldrick's event set for today
St. Baldrick's event set for today

Clinical enterprise looks to raise $10,000 to support cancer research.

July 11, 2014
UNMC for the record
UNMC for the record

News and notes from the UNMC campus.

July 11, 2014
UNMC researcher plays key role in Nature study
UNMC researcher plays key role in Nature study

Robert Norgren, Ph.D., creates high quality genome of rhesus macaque monkey.

July 11, 2014
Construction will impact Student Life Center access
Construction will impact Student Life Center access

New work by the Center for Healthy Living will impact traffic, pedestrians beginning Monday.

July 10, 2014
Insights with Dr. Gold
Insights with Dr. Gold

UNMC Chancellor Jeffrey P.Gold, M.D., discusses recent events, including responses to the strategic plan.

July 10, 2014
Lookin' at U - Toni Winters
Lookin' at U - Toni Winters

Despite her surname, this transplant staffer enjoys the outdoors in warm summer weather.

July 10, 2014
UNMC supporter Virginia Grissom to be honored
UNMC supporter Virginia Grissom to be honored

UNMC community is invited to 95th birthday celebration.

July 10, 2014
Ask UNMC: The perils of a high BMI
Ask UNMC: The perils of a high BMI

My daughter's body mass index is high. What does this mean? (Featuring Kevin Corley, M.D., UNMC College of Medicine)

July 09, 2014
Durham Museum welcomes med center community
Durham Museum welcomes med center community

Employees of UNMC and The Nebraska Medical Center are invited to a "Participant's Night" on July 28.

July 09, 2014
U.S. health security is focus of Lancet article
U.S. health security is focus of Lancet article

New College of Public Health Dean Ali Khan, M.D., M.P.H., co-authored the article in one of the world's oldest and most prestigious medical journals.

July 09, 2014
Wellness Wednesday: Light up the night at OwL Ride
Wellness Wednesday: Light up the night at OwL Ride

Registration still open for Saturday's event, which supports programs at the Munroe-Meyer Institute.

July 09, 2014
College of Pharmacy stands tall among peers
College of Pharmacy stands tall among peers

Pharmacy research ranks high in national standings.

July 08, 2014
Little Free Library added to Durham Outpatient Center
Little Free Library added to Durham Outpatient Center

New little library encourages you to "Take a book. Leave a book."

July 08, 2014
Sexperts return to the Science Cafe stage
Sexperts return to the Science Cafe stage

Tonight's conversation is the third in a four-part series on sexual health.

July 08, 2014
UNMC's Strategic Plan available online
UNMC's Strategic Plan available online

Campus involvement needed to implement the plan.

July 08, 2014
Employees honored for service tenures
Employees honored for service tenures

Nearly 400 employees honored recently for their service to UNMC.

July 07, 2014
Insights with Dr. Gold
Insights with Dr. Gold

UNMC Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D., discusses recent decisions in the continued transformation of the clinical enterprise.

July 07, 2014
New giving campaign: The focus is you
New giving campaign: The focus is you

New employee giving campaign lets donors target their gifts -- to departments, initiatives, research or other options.

July 07, 2014
Former UNMC Chancellor Dr. Robert Sparks dies
Former UNMC Chancellor Dr. Robert Sparks dies

During the 1970s, Robert Sparks, M.D., built UNMC's residency program, College of Pharmacy, College of Nursing and Eppley Science Hall.

July 03, 2014
Lookin' at U - Susan Siebler
Lookin' at U - Susan Siebler

Orthopaedic surgery staffer has seen many changes -- including an exciting new addition to her department.

July 03, 2014
Sexperts return for next Omaha Science Cafe
Sexperts return for next Omaha Science Cafe

July 8 discussion will shed light on sexuality, anatomy and gender.

July 03, 2014
UNMC for the record
UNMC for the record

News and notes from the UNMC community.

July 03, 2014
UNMC will collaborate in web-based dementia study
UNMC will collaborate in web-based dementia study

UNMC's Steven Bonasera, M.D., Ph.D., will collaborate with University of California San Francisco researchers to create a web-based model of dementia care.

July 03, 2014
A day in the life: Rocket men
A day in the life: Rocket men

Paul Paulman, M.D., and Don Johnson, Ph.D., launch rockets as a hobby.

July 02, 2014
Boards take critical steps to integrate clinical enterprise
Boards take critical steps to integrate clinical enterprise

For patients, transition results in one statement for services.

July 02, 2014
Retirement reception Monday for Kathy Austin
Retirement reception Monday for Kathy Austin

Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences staffer will retire after more than 20 years.

July 02, 2014
Wellness Wednesday: Register for the Corporate Cycling Challenge
Wellness Wednesday: Register for the Corporate Cycling Challenge

Med center cyclists of all abilities wanted for Aug. 17 event.

July 02, 2014
Ask UNMC: Getting an eye exam

How often should I get my eyes checked? (Featuring Patti Fries, O.D., UNMC College of Medicine)

July 01, 2014
Clinical enterprise forums today
Clinical enterprise forums today

Discuss details of the compensation program.

July 01, 2014
Faculty volunteers sought for Healer's Arts course
Faculty volunteers sought for Healer's Arts course

Elective course explores the human dimensions of health care.

July 01, 2014
LiveGreen: Reduced fares, increased impact
LiveGreen: Reduced fares, increased impact

Omaha Metro Area Transit offering 50-cent fares throughout July.

July 01, 2014
Visiting students aid tornado-ravaged community
Visiting students aid tornado-ravaged community

Eleven Summer Undergraduate Research Program students joined the volunteer forces at Pilger.

July 01, 2014