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Diabetes prevention program will begin in May
Diabetes prevention program will begin in May

Registration now open for course at EngAge Wellness Center.

March 30, 2015
Nebraska lawmakers support ID training center
Nebraska lawmakers support ID training center

Legislative resolution recommends a national infectious diseases training center be established in Nebraska.

March 30, 2015
Praising 'an incredible national asset'
Praising 'an incredible national asset'

Spotlight shines on staff, families at the 10th anniversary celebration of the Biocontainment Unit.

March 30, 2015
Preparedness symposia will span state

Events, held in April, May and June, will feature local experts on preparedness planning.

March 30, 2015
Summer Global Health Fellowship applications open
Summer Global Health Fellowship applications open

College of Public Health program will provide 10-week overseas fellowships for up to seven students.

March 30, 2015
UNMC experts to discuss cancer in Nebraska April 3
UNMC experts to discuss cancer in Nebraska April 3

NET program will air in conjunction with PBS miniseries "Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies," which premieres tonight.

March 30, 2015
Biocontainment Unit anniversary celebration today
Biocontainment Unit anniversary celebration today

Event will be held at 2 p.m. at the Truhlsen Campus Events Center, located on the first floor of the Sorrell Center.

March 27, 2015
New training targets managers, supervisors
New training targets managers, supervisors

"The Manager's Forum" will cover leadership topics.

March 27, 2015
School of Allied Health Professions to become college
School of Allied Health Professions to become college

Shift to College of Allied Health Professions will occur in July.

March 27, 2015
Scotts honored for commitment to cancer research
Scotts honored for commitment to cancer research

Walter Scott and the late Suzanne Scott receive the Durham Spirit of Nebraska Award.

March 27, 2015
Student spotlight: Meet Bryan Becker
Student spotlight: Meet Bryan Becker

Scope and application of physiological research proved fascinating for graduate student.

March 27, 2015
UNMC for the record
UNMC for the record

News and notes from the UNMC community.

March 27, 2015
UNMC's impact 'cannot be overstated'
UNMC's impact 'cannot be overstated'

Nemaha County Hospital official has seen UNMC provide assistance throughout the state.

March 27, 2015
College of Pharmacy sponsors symposium
College of Pharmacy sponsors symposium

Biopharmaceutical Research and Development Symposium will bring academic researchers, industry scientists together on April 7-8.

March 26, 2015
Drs. Are, Fisher receive university awards
Drs. Are, Fisher receive university awards

Chandrakanth Are, M.B.B.S., receives Outstanding Teaching and Instructional Creativity Award; Wayne Fisher, Ph.D., receives Outstanding Research and Creative Activity Award.

March 26, 2015
Film, panel discussion explore emergency medicine
Film, panel discussion explore emergency medicine

College of Medicine Surgery Interest Group is hosting a free showing of the film "Code Black" today.

March 26, 2015
Lookin' at U - Jeffrey Ebel
Lookin' at U - Jeffrey Ebel

Former Marine has been helping keep the campus safe for 25 years.

March 26, 2015
Under the Microscope: Rosanna Morris
Under the Microscope: Rosanna Morris

UNMC Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D., chats with Rosanna Morris, the new interim CEO of Nebraska Medicine.

March 26, 2015
UNMC golf league still seeking teams
UNMC golf league still seeking teams

Enrollment deadline is April 14, with league play starting in May.

March 26, 2015
Vendor switch at Sorrell Thursday
Vendor switch at Sorrell Thursday

Zemog's will serve today at Sorrell Center; some services also closed Friday morning.

March 26, 2015
LiveGreen: Pinterest to repurpose
LiveGreen: Pinterest to repurpose

LiveGreen's new Pinterest page offers ideas for the Repurpose It Contest.

March 25, 2015
Med center named Huntington's center of excellence
Med center named Huntington's center of excellence

The UNMC/Nebraska Medicine Huntington's Disease Center one of only 29 nationwide to receive coveted designation.

March 25, 2015
New faculty spotlight: Marty Magee
New faculty spotlight: Marty Magee

Magee is new instructional design librarian at McGoogan Library.

March 25, 2015
Officials to join Biocontainment Unit anniversary event
Officials to join Biocontainment Unit anniversary event

Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts, Rep. Brad Ashford and Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert will be among the guests Friday.

March 25, 2015
Retirement tea to be held for Ken Butler
Retirement tea to be held for Ken Butler

UNMC employee leaving printing services after 25 years.

March 25, 2015
Wellness: 'Fitness That Works' challenge
Wellness: 'Fitness That Works' challenge

Campuswide fitness challenge will begin March 30.

March 25, 2015
Dr. Gold introduces interim CEO at forum
Dr. Gold introduces interim CEO at forum

Rosanna Morris takes reins at Nebraska Medicine as national search gets under way.

March 24, 2015
Dr. Vacanti found passion for research at UNMC
Dr. Vacanti found passion for research at UNMC

College of Medicine alumnus returns today to deliver the 28th annual Latta Lecture.

March 24, 2015
Opera Omaha offers discount tickets to UNMC
Opera Omaha offers discount tickets to UNMC

Production of Beethoven's "Fidelio" opens on April 17.

March 24, 2015
Under the Microscope: Nebraska Medicine leadership
Under the Microscope: Nebraska Medicine leadership

Tadd Pullin, senior vice president of marketing and planning at Nebraska Medicine, speaks with Dr. Gold about the leadership transition.

March 24, 2015
UNMC history: Founding physician a pioneer
UNMC history: Founding physician a pioneer

Richard Channing Moore was "not only physician, but confidant and friend."

March 24, 2015
Academic medical centers show economic muscle
Academic medical centers show economic muscle

Among peer cities, Omaha ranks 2nd behind only Birmingham, Ala., in economic impact of its academic medical centers.

March 23, 2015
SHARING the Green tournament now registering golfers
SHARING the Green tournament now registering golfers

Golf event, set for April 17, supports UNMC's SHARING Clinics.

March 23, 2015
Springing into Match Day
Springing into Match Day

First day of spring offers new beginnings for medical school students as residency locations revealed.

March 23, 2015
Tornado drill set for Wednesday
Tornado drill set for Wednesday

Beginning of tornado season a good time to take steps to increase safety.

March 23, 2015
Chancellor will hold forum on Monday
Chancellor will hold forum on Monday

Topics will include the announcement of the interim CEO for Nebraska Medicine, a legislative budget request update and an Ebola update.

March 20, 2015
Deadline to complete Engagement Survey extended
Deadline to complete Engagement Survey extended

Survey responses will be accepted through March 27.

March 20, 2015
Match Day countdown: Charles Burkett
Match Day countdown: Charles Burkett

Air Force service led former X-ray technician into medical field.

March 20, 2015
Match Day countdown: Jery Inbarasu
Match Day countdown: Jery Inbarasu

Curiosity, father's influence led student to a career in medicine.

March 20, 2015
Under the Microscope: Kyle Meyer, Ph.D.
Under the Microscope: Kyle Meyer, Ph.D.

The School of Allied Health Professions is preparing for its transition to a college.

March 20, 2015
UNMC for the record
UNMC for the record

News and notes from the UNMC community.

March 20, 2015
Art captures the medical school experience
Art captures the medical school experience

Nicole Nelson's artwork, other medical student projects on display from noon to 2 p.m. today.

March 19, 2015
Gary Yee, Pharm.D., recognized as leader in field
Gary Yee, Pharm.D., recognized as leader in field

MedicalTechnologySchools.com puts Dr. Yee among "most cutting-edge, influential and exceptional pharmacy professors teaching today."

March 19, 2015
Lookin' at U - Larah Daniels
Lookin' at U - Larah Daniels

Ophthalmic assistant loves animals, running and being part of the Truhlsen Eye Institute team.

March 19, 2015
Match Day countdown: Cameron Killen
Match Day countdown: Cameron Killen

Med student's struggle with cancer has shaped his goals in orthopedic surgery.

March 19, 2015
Music as Medicine concert today

Trombone quartet will perform.

March 19, 2015
'Fidelio' preview open to UNMC employees, students
'Fidelio' preview open to UNMC employees, students

Free tickets available to opera Omaha's April 15 dress rehearsal performance.

March 18, 2015
James Kirkland, M.D., Ph.D., will be Harman speaker
James Kirkland, M.D., Ph.D., will be Harman speaker

Friday's lecture to explore cellular aging and its role in age-related diseases.

March 18, 2015
Match Day countdown: Jennifer Harney
Match Day countdown: Jennifer Harney

Battling a lifelong metabolic disorder, she drew inspiration from her physician.

March 18, 2015
New faculty spotlight: Marcus Snow, M.D.
New faculty spotlight: Marcus Snow, M.D.

Rheumatology rotation showed Dr. Snow his pathway in medicine.

March 18, 2015
Physician assistant lauds UNMC for rural efforts
Physician assistant lauds UNMC for rural efforts

Communities have benefited from UNMC's outreach programs to rural Nebraska.

March 18, 2015
Wellness: CHFL expands digital footprint
Wellness: CHFL expands digital footprint

Center for Healthy Living intramural programs now part of UNMC app, highlighted in blog.

March 18, 2015
Free head-and-neck cancer screenings offered
Free head-and-neck cancer screenings offered

Campus community can register for screenings to be held on April 9, 14.

March 17, 2015
Joslyn speaker explores American moderns
Joslyn speaker explores American moderns

The exhibit "American Moderns, 1910-1960: From O'Keeffe to Rockwell" is focus on March 24 lunch event.

March 17, 2015
LiveGreen: Earth Week events on tap for campus
LiveGreen: Earth Week events on tap for campus

Festivities expanded by popular demand.

March 17, 2015
Match Day countdown: Robert Weir
Match Day countdown: Robert Weir

Family tree provides big shoes for former Marine to fill.

March 17, 2015
New faculty spotlight: Brent Timperley, M.D.
New faculty spotlight: Brent Timperley, M.D.

Assistant professor of ophthalmology and visual sciences also is a Nebraska sports fan.

March 17, 2015
NIH grant will help  design peptides against superbugs
NIH grant will help design peptides against superbugs

Guangshun (Gus) Wang, Ph.D., received a five-year, $1.88 million grant for the project.

March 17, 2015
Engagement Survey participants net prizes
Engagement Survey participants net prizes

Deadline for completing the Employee Engagement Survey is Friday.

March 16, 2015
Four people exposed to Ebola coming to med center
Four people exposed to Ebola coming to med center

The American health care workers, here for observation, are not sick and not contagious.

March 16, 2015
Joseph Vacanti, M.D., to deliver Latta Lecture
Joseph Vacanti, M.D., to deliver Latta Lecture

College of Medicine alum will speak on campus March 24.

March 16, 2015
Match Day countdown: Tyler Hartley
Match Day countdown: Tyler Hartley

Lifeguard training led him to a career in medicine.

March 16, 2015
PhUn Day offers outreach to Native American youth
PhUn Day offers outreach to Native American youth

UNMC graduate students, faculty and alumni take part in South Sioux City event.

March 16, 2015
Seats still available for trolley tour of Omaha
Seats still available for trolley tour of Omaha

UNMC and Nebraska Medicine employees, students and their immediate families are invited on a tour of historical Omaha.

March 16, 2015
C-store hours shortened for spring break
C-store hours shortened for spring break

Lunch vendors will continue to serve at their normal times.

March 13, 2015
Dr. Maurer begins next career chapter
Dr. Maurer begins next career chapter

Chancellor emeritus plans to return to pediatric hematology/oncology.

March 13, 2015
Match Day countdown: Sarah Marsicek
Match Day countdown: Sarah Marsicek

Her own battle with cancer led to her medical calling -- pediatrics.

March 13, 2015
Researcher's work key in fight against malaria
Researcher's work key in fight against malaria

UNMC's researchers collaborated to discover synthetic drug currently in clinical trials.

March 13, 2015
Student spotlight: Meet Madeline Howell
Student spotlight: Meet Madeline Howell

Studies in New Zealand led to an interest in environmental health for UNMC student.

March 13, 2015
Trombone quartet performs for Music as Medicine
Trombone quartet performs for Music as Medicine

Free lunchtime concert will be held Thursday.

March 13, 2015
UNMC for the record
UNMC for the record

News and notes from around the UNMC community.

March 13, 2015
Biocontainment Unit to mark 10th anniversary
Biocontainment Unit to mark 10th anniversary

Employees and students of UNMC are invited to March 27 ceremony.

March 12, 2015
Dr. Teoh-Fitzgerald is Gilmore awardee
Dr. Teoh-Fitzgerald is Gilmore awardee

Award recognizes outstanding research contributions by young UNMC faculty members.

March 12, 2015
Grant will help lab's efforts to battle ovarian cancer
Grant will help lab's efforts to battle ovarian cancer

Cheng Wang, Ph.D., explores signaling pathways that may influence initiation, progression of disease.

March 12, 2015
Lookin' at U - Hanna Weaver
Lookin' at U - Hanna Weaver

Emergency medical dispatcher enjoys gardening in the springtime.

March 12, 2015
Cancer center, NRG media team on fundraiser
Cancer center, NRG media team on fundraiser

"WE CAN" event will support Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center.

March 11, 2015
Celebrating Pi Day with pie
Celebrating Pi Day with pie

Graduate Student Association will mark day with fun event.

March 11, 2015
Human Resources offers leave training for supervisors
Human Resources offers leave training for supervisors

Registration still open for final session.

March 11, 2015
Students honored at biomedical research forum
Students honored at biomedical research forum

UNMC student researchers shine at 46th Annual Midwest Student Biomedical Research Forum.

March 11, 2015
Telehealth expansion to be studied
Telehealth expansion to be studied

Jim Stimpson, Ph.D., receives a State Health Policy grant to analyze Nebraska's telehealth policies.

March 11, 2015
UNMC ranked in top 10 for primary care, PA programs
UNMC ranked in top 10 for primary care, PA programs

Latest U.S. News & World Report rankings show UNMC fourth in primary care, ninth for physician assistant programs.

March 11, 2015
Biocontainment Unit team publishes protocols
Biocontainment Unit team publishes protocols

Protocols are published in the March issue of the American Journal of Infection Control.

March 10, 2015
Dr. Snyderman offers leadership insights
Dr. Snyderman offers leadership insights

NBC medical editor returned to campus for Student Senate event.

March 10, 2015
ITS seeks cause of Monday's phone disruption
ITS seeks cause of Monday's phone disruption

Telephone services experienced intermittent problems Monday, but are back to normal.

March 10, 2015
LiveGreen: Preparing for ReUse It contest
LiveGreen: Preparing for ReUse It contest

Attend March 18 presentation to get a jump on this year's contest.

March 10, 2015
Meeting new NIH biosketch requirements
Meeting new NIH biosketch requirements

Seminars, online tools will help researchers with changes.

March 10, 2015
Omaha hosts symposium on Ebola
Omaha hosts symposium on Ebola

Experts in Ebola will share expertise at Wednesday event in Omaha.

March 10, 2015
Partners launch regional research data center at UNL
Partners launch regional research data center at UNL

UNMC to team with UNL, others in new, highly secure center.

March 10, 2015
Dr. Feilmeier receives national honor
Dr. Feilmeier receives national honor

United States Junior Chamber lists UNMC ophthalmologist among Ten Outstanding Young Americans for 2015.

March 09, 2015
Drs. Hanna, Zimmerman team for lectures
Drs. Hanna, Zimmerman team for lectures

UNMC faculty members will speak Thursday at Field Club.

March 09, 2015
Finished your survey? Snag swag with sticker
Finished your survey? Snag swag with sticker

HR employees will be giving gift cards at random to employees wearing stickers.

March 09, 2015
Insights: Engagement survey available
Insights: Engagement survey available

More participation equals more employee influence on engagement, motivation, performance and UNMC's overall success.

March 09, 2015
Journal's focus: Interprofessional education, practice
Journal's focus: Interprofessional education, practice

Devin Nickol, M.D., is co-editor of the new online, peer-reviewed journal.

March 09, 2015
Retirement counseling available on campus

Representative will be at UNMC this week.

March 09, 2015
UNMC launches Title IX website

Site will act as "one-stop shop" for securing information about Title IX.

March 09, 2015
Chancellor: National center at UNMC would serve U.S.
Chancellor: National center at UNMC would serve U.S.

Campus has expertise, experience to battle highly infectious diseases, Dr. Gold tells legislators.

March 06, 2015
Emile Street Skywalk construction closes stairwell
Emile Street Skywalk construction closes stairwell

Lobby stairwell connecting DOC and green parking/Lot 2 will be affected.

March 06, 2015
Exploring 'A Healthier You' at Learn@Lunch
Exploring 'A Healthier You' at Learn@Lunch

Fitness specialist Peter Pellerito will speak at March 19 event.

March 06, 2015
Insights: Employee appreciation
Insights: Employee appreciation

A message from UNMC Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D., on Employee Appreciation Day.

March 06, 2015
Print Services changing location
Print Services changing location

Offices move to Saddle Creek, but mailing address remains unchanged.

March 06, 2015
Student spotlight: Meet Tyler Chonis
Student spotlight: Meet Tyler Chonis

Medical student has always had a passion for helping others.

March 06, 2015
Time out with T.O. - A triumphant return to UNMC
Time out with T.O. - A triumphant return to UNMC

Nancy Snyderman, M.D., spoke to students, faculty at campus events Thursday.

March 06, 2015
UNMC for the record
UNMC for the record

News and notes from the UNMC community.

March 06, 2015
Dr. Dering-Anderson recognized for innovative efforts
Dr. Dering-Anderson recognized for innovative efforts

Ally Dering-Anderson, Pharm.D., is honored by American Pharmacists Association for distinguished achievement in pharmacy practice.

March 05, 2015
Holistic health focus of March Olson Center talk
Holistic health focus of March Olson Center talk

Bonnie Heidel-Arnold of Omaha Integrative Care will speak at brown bag luncheon.

March 05, 2015
June memorial set for Warren Berggren, M.D.
June memorial set for Warren Berggren, M.D.

Dr. Berggren and his wife provided medical assistance to underserved populations throughout the world.

March 05, 2015
Lookin' at U - Justin Watson
Lookin' at U - Justin Watson

Cities Readiness Coordinator helps enhance biopreparedness in the Omaha area.

March 05, 2015
Nebraska Health Network names new CEO
Nebraska Health Network names new CEO

Lee Handke, Pharm.D., to lead collaborative partnership between Nebraska Medicine, Methodist Health System.

March 05, 2015
SciFest, UNO hockey team on Friday
SciFest, UNO hockey team on Friday

SciFest booths, ticket discounts available for Friday's game.

March 05, 2015
Seats still available for trolley tour of Omaha
Seats still available for trolley tour of Omaha

Students and staff of UNMC and Nebraska Medicine -- as well as family and friends --are invited on a tour of historical Omaha.

March 05, 2015
Dinsmoor announces retirement at Nebraska Medicine
Dinsmoor announces retirement at Nebraska Medicine

National search will be held for new CEO.

March 04, 2015
Dr. Snyderman's presentation to be live streamed
Dr. Snyderman's presentation to be live streamed

College of Medicine alum will speak on "Health Care and the Media" at noon on Thursday.

March 04, 2015
Frame show puts vision services in focus
Frame show puts vision services in focus

Upcoming frame show only one of Truhlsen Eye Institute's advantages.

March 04, 2015
McGoogan seeks donations for book sale
McGoogan seeks donations for book sale

Sales will start during the first week of April.

March 04, 2015
The Alliance in Focus: Meet Madisen Clevenger
The Alliance in Focus: Meet Madisen Clevenger

Douglas County West High School senior hopes to be trauma surgeon.

March 04, 2015
University officials testify at appropriations hearing
University officials testify at appropriations hearing

NABID, Global Center for Advanced Interprofessional Learning among topics as leaders speak to lawmakers.

March 04, 2015
Ask UNMC: Why worry over measles?
Ask UNMC: Why worry over measles?

Featuring Mark Rupp, M.D., College of Medicine.

March 03, 2015
Human Resources offers leave training for supervisors
Human Resources offers leave training for supervisors

Registration now open for this month's sessions.

March 03, 2015
Joslyn speaker explores American moderns
Joslyn speaker explores American moderns

The exhibit "American Moderns, 1910-1960: From O'Keeffe to Rockwell" is focus on March 24 lunch event.

March 03, 2015
LiveGreen: Anatomy of a parking fee
LiveGreen: Anatomy of a parking fee

Breaking down how parking dollars are allotted.

March 03, 2015
Engagement surveys coming next week
Engagement surveys coming next week

Respondents will help shape future of UNMC.

March 02, 2015
Meyer Foundation sponsors documentary

"Becoming Bulletproof," about adults with disabilities who help make a film, will be shown Tuesday at Film Streams.

March 02, 2015
Under the Microscope: Nebraska Science Festival
Under the Microscope: Nebraska Science Festival

Kacie Baum, science outreach programs coordinator, discusses the April event.

March 02, 2015
UNMC to take part in Ebola treatment study
UNMC to take part in Ebola treatment study

Trial will seek safety and efficacy data on the investigational drug ZMapp.

March 02, 2015
Zoo memberships now available
Zoo memberships now available

Membership prices will rise on March 30.

March 02, 2015