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Campus Safety Month events schedule
Campus Safety Month events schedule

Films, activities, information included in UNMC observances.

August 31, 2015
Library offers presentation on getting published
Library offers presentation on getting published

Editors and experts offer insight into the publication process during October event.

August 31, 2015
New faculty spotlight: Meet Christian Minter
New faculty spotlight: Meet Christian Minter

Libary's new education coordinator and regional medical library liaison is passionate about helping improve the quality of health care.

August 31, 2015
Truhlsen Eye Institute receives prestigious designation
Truhlsen Eye Institute receives prestigious designation

Institute joins Johns Hopkins as the only Cochrane Eyes and Vision Centers for Evidence-Based Medicine.

August 31, 2015
Under the Microscope: Campus Safety Month
Under the Microscope: Campus Safety Month

Events planned thoughout September to highlight safety, awareness.

August 31, 2015
A day in the life: At Camp Munroe
A day in the life: At Camp Munroe

Staff member calls the annual summer camp a place of learning, passion and joy.

August 28, 2015
College of Medicine curriculum redesign update
College of Medicine curriculum redesign update

College representatives will participate in national medical education conference.

August 28, 2015
Dr. Gold to new faculty: Dare mighty things
Dr. Gold to new faculty: Dare mighty things

UNMC chancellor outlines UNMC's mission at orientation event.

August 28, 2015
UNMC for the record
UNMC for the record

Festivals, events and other news and notes from the UNMC community.

August 28, 2015
Expert on global health to give presentation

Sridhar Venkatapuram, Ph.D., will speak on resource allocation and health disparities on Sept. 8 at UNMC.

August 27, 2015
Lookin' at U - Ronnie Powell
Lookin' at U - Ronnie Powell

Facilities management and planning technician nearing 40 years at UNMC.

August 27, 2015
Mapping the developing brain: Clinical research series
Mapping the developing brain: Clinical research series

UNMC has led the way in how MEG data is analyzed in regard to disease treatment.

August 27, 2015
Under the Microscope: 'A historic day'
Under the Microscope: 'A historic day'

Dr. Gold talks with University of Nebraska at Kearney Chancellor Doug Kristensen, J.D., about the new Health Science Education Complex.

August 27, 2015
Gasoline emissions topic of Sept. 1 Science Cafe
Gasoline emissions topic of Sept. 1 Science Cafe

Forum will examine public health threat of gasoline emissions in urban areas.

August 26, 2015
New faculty spotlight: Marcus Kirkpatrick, M.D.
New faculty spotlight: Marcus Kirkpatrick, M.D.

Dr. Kirkpatrick finds radiology a perfect match for his personality and work ethic.

August 26, 2015
Rural Futures Conference seeking posters
Rural Futures Conference seeking posters

Deadline is Sept. 18 for the October conference.

August 26, 2015
Under the Microscope: Student Senate priorities
Under the Microscope: Student Senate priorities

Chancellor Gold talks with Andrew Shaw, president of the Student Senate at UNMC.

August 26, 2015
UNMC again offers MOOC on health literacy
UNMC again offers MOOC on health literacy

Last year's MOOC drew 10,148 participants, representing more than 70 health professions and more than 170 countries.

August 26, 2015
$8 million grant renewed for fourth cycle
$8 million grant renewed for fourth cycle

UMNC researchers receive a five-year program project grant renewal to continue studying chronic heart failure.

August 25, 2015
Education event examines new technologies
Education event examines new technologies

Dr. Davies challenges faculty to lead way with new tool to maximize learning.

August 25, 2015
LiveGreen: Got excess supplies?
LiveGreen: Got excess supplies?

New supply exchange site will help avoid waste.

August 25, 2015
New students welcomed at annual barbecue
New students welcomed at annual barbecue

UNMC is "what I've dreamed of since I was a kid," student says.

August 25, 2015
Retirement counseling available on campus
Retirement counseling available on campus

Individual sessions with representatives are available by appointment.

August 25, 2015
Services today for Sidney Mirvish, Ph.D.
Services today for Sidney Mirvish, Ph.D.

Respected researcher was a member of the Eppley Institute faculty for more than 40 years.

August 25, 2015
Collaboration eyes improved cancer drug delivery
Collaboration eyes improved cancer drug delivery

Tatiana Bronich, Ph.D., will work with University of North Carolina researchers on nanomaterials study.

August 24, 2015
Insights: Welcome, UNMC students
Insights: Welcome, UNMC students

As fall semester opens, UNMC Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D., greets next generation of health care professionals.

August 24, 2015
Miriam McCann is August Gold U winner
Miriam McCann is August Gold U winner

Researchers rely on McCann, safety/compliance program manager in comparative medicine.

August 24, 2015
New faculty spotlight: Christie Barnes, M.D.
New faculty spotlight: Christie Barnes, M.D.

Dr. Barnes joins UNMC Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery.

August 24, 2015
A wonderful collaboration
A wonderful collaboration

Ribbon is cut on new Health Science Education Complex.

August 21, 2015
Expanded construction will impact Lot 4 parkers

Work will impact parking from Aug. 24 to 28.

August 21, 2015
UNMC for the record
UNMC for the record

Huntington's Disease Patient and Caregiver Symposium set for Aug. 28, and other news and notes from the UNMC community.

August 21, 2015
UNMC now on Instagram
UNMC now on Instagram

Search for the account within the Instagram app with the handle @IAMUNMC.

August 21, 2015
UNMC spinoff company to test H1N1 vaccine
UNMC spinoff company to test H1N1 vaccine

If trial results are positive, Prommune, Inc. could offer vaccine to pig farmers by end of year.

August 21, 2015
Blood drive at Storz on Sept. 1
Blood drive at Storz on Sept. 1

Each donation can save up to three lives.

August 20, 2015
Construction updates
Construction updates

Lobby renovations to Lot 50, across from the Durham Outpatient Center, begin Monday.

August 20, 2015
Dr. Talmon: 'Finding a better way' to teach
Dr. Talmon: 'Finding a better way' to teach

Increased emphasis on technology and initiatives like iEXCEL provide flexibility for educators.

August 20, 2015
Health Science Education Complex celebration today
Health Science Education Complex celebration today

Ribbon-cutting, grand-opening event will be live-streamed this morning.

August 20, 2015
Lookin' at U - Dorene Scheffel
Lookin' at U - Dorene Scheffel

Facilities operations staff member sees department's commitment to help keep med center running smoothly.

August 20, 2015
Ask UNMC: Tobacco use and head and neck cancer
Ask UNMC: Tobacco use and head and neck cancer

How is cigarette smoking and tobacco chew related to head and neck cancers? (Featuring Aru Panwar, M.D., UNMC College of Medicine)

August 19, 2015
Dr. Liu named assistant vice chancellor for faculty development
Dr. Liu named assistant vice chancellor for faculty development

Appointment is effective this month.

August 19, 2015
Study explores help for Alzheimer's, dementia caregivers
Study explores help for Alzheimer's, dementia caregivers

Steve Bonasera, M.D., Ph.D., is collaborating with the University of California San Francisco on a strategy to reduce stress on caregivers.

August 19, 2015
Women's services to hold open house Thursday
Women's services to hold open house Thursday

Phase two of University Tower renovations are complete.

August 19, 2015
Dr. Bounds to 'help tell the UNMC story'
Dr. Bounds to 'help tell the UNMC story'

University of Nebraska president calls UNMC "truly a world-class institution."

August 18, 2015
Dr. Feilmeier a semifinalist for 'Outstanding Young Person' honor
Dr. Feilmeier a semifinalist for 'Outstanding Young Person' honor

Click on the link above to vote for Mike Feilmeier, M.D., as one of JCI's Ten Outstanding Young Persons of the World.

August 18, 2015
Lecture today will explore Omaha's sister cities
Lecture today will explore Omaha's sister cities

Dance group from Omaha's sister city of Xalapa, Mexico, has cancelled noon performance.

August 18, 2015
LiveGreen: Purple martins are back
LiveGreen: Purple martins are back

Approximately 60,000 birds will travel through campus.

August 18, 2015
New faculty spotlight: Brandy Clarke, Ph.D.
New faculty spotlight: Brandy Clarke, Ph.D.

Service-learning experiences led Dr. Clarke to the field of early childhood.

August 18, 2015
C-Store expands food options, hours
C-Store expands food options, hours

New specials available as new semester begins.

August 17, 2015
Fundraising goal met for education complex at UNK
Fundraising goal met for education complex at UNK

Grand opening event will be held this week.

August 17, 2015
Research, academics honored at biochemistry event
Research, academics honored at biochemistry event

Event offers opportunity to spotlight exceptional work by students.

August 17, 2015
Team Jack joins med center to battle pediatric cancer
Team Jack joins med center to battle pediatric cancer

Organization will assist in $3 million project for the development of a pediatric brain tumor program at the Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center.

August 17, 2015
Under the Microscope: Dr. Bounds visits UNMC
Under the Microscope: Dr. Bounds visits UNMC

University of Nebraska President Hank Bounds, Ph.D., speaks with UNMC Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D.

August 17, 2015
UNeMed meeting highlights UNMC innovations
UNeMed meeting highlights UNMC innovations

Corporation announces four new strategic initiatives during Aug. 5 event.

August 17, 2015
College of Nursing offers accelerated BSN in Kearney
College of Nursing offers accelerated BSN in Kearney

Accelerated program also expanded in Scottsbluff.

August 14, 2015
Hampton students team for research at UNMC
Hampton students team for research at UNMC

Program was part of the 2014-15 Collaborative Undergraduate Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Student Summer Training Program Award.

August 14, 2015
UNMC for the record
UNMC for the record

Festival will support UNMC program, and other news and notes from the UNMC community.

August 14, 2015
Video: 'A cancer-free tomorrow'
Video: 'A cancer-free tomorrow'

Highlights from this week's beam raising at the Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center.

August 14, 2015
Free abdominal aortic aneurysm screenings Aug. 22
Free abdominal aortic aneurysm screenings Aug. 22

Event will be held at Home Instead Center for Successful Aging.

August 13, 2015
MMI camp aimed to combine therapy with fun
MMI camp aimed to combine therapy with fun

Two-week Hand, Arm, Bimanual Intensive Training (HABIT) day camp designed to help children with hemiplegic cerebral palsy.

August 13, 2015
New faculty spotlight: Patrick Millerd, M.D.
New faculty spotlight: Patrick Millerd, M.D.

Science fiction -- and a chance to help people -- led Dr. Millerd to radiology.

August 13, 2015
Portion of 41st Street to close next week
Portion of 41st Street to close next week

Closure, which runs through Aug. 23, will not affect parking.

August 13, 2015
Corporate Cycling Challenge set for Sunday
Corporate Cycling Challenge set for Sunday

Registration will be available on day of event.

August 12, 2015
New faculty spotlight: Estelle Chang, M.D.
New faculty spotlight: Estelle Chang, M.D.

Assistant professor joins UNMC Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery.

August 12, 2015
'Raise that beam!'
'Raise that beam!'

Donors, campus leaders, staff and patients mark construction milestone for the Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center.

August 12, 2015
UNMC announces Future Scientist Award winners
UNMC announces Future Scientist Award winners

Five undergraduate students recently received the 2015 Richard Holland Future Scientist Award.

August 12, 2015
Ask UNMC: Exercise as a mood enhancer
Ask UNMC: Exercise as a mood enhancer

Can exercise boost my mood and improve my mental health? (Featuring Dani Eveloff, psychiatric nurse practitioner, Nebraska Medicine)

August 11, 2015
Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center event today
Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center event today

Mayor to attend afternoon beam-raising ceremony, featuring free T-shirts, beam-signing, refreshments.

August 11, 2015
LiveGreen: Green linen management
LiveGreen: Green linen management

Linen management program saves resources, money.

August 11, 2015
New faculty spotlight: Adam DeFoe, M.D.
New faculty spotlight: Adam DeFoe, M.D.

High school job-shadowing experience led Dr. DeFoe to radiology.

August 11, 2015
Team of colleagues will identify organizational values
Team of colleagues will identify organizational values

Representatives from UNMC and Nebraska Medicine will work together on shared values for the organizations.

August 11, 2015
Free art classes held on campus this fall
Free art classes held on campus this fall

Limited number of spots available in Tuesday night class that runs from Sept. 8 through Oct. 13.

August 10, 2015
INBRE scholars: Meet Rachel Lukowicz
INBRE scholars: Meet Rachel Lukowicz

Doane College junior was an English education major before being drawn to science.

August 10, 2015
Insights: Dr Meyer's 'tremendous achievement'
Insights: Dr Meyer's 'tremendous achievement'

UNMC Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D., congratulates Kyle Meyer, Ph.D., on his appointment as founding dean of the College of Allied Health.

August 10, 2015
Medical decision making is topic of next Science Cafe
Medical decision making is topic of next Science Cafe

William Lydiatt, M.D., teams with sculptor Kirk Vaughn-Robinson for Tuesday's event.

August 10, 2015
Mexican dance troupe to perform on campus
Mexican dance troupe to perform on campus

La Compañìa de Danza de la Universidad Euro Hispanoamericana from Omaha's sister city of Xalapa, Mexico, will perform Aug. 18.

August 10, 2015
At State Games, UNMC a success on and off court
At State Games, UNMC a success on and off court

Volunteers, athletes make an impact at the event.

August 07, 2015
Dr. Meyer named founding dean of CAHP
Dr. Meyer named founding dean of CAHP

Regents approve Kyle Meyer, Ph.D., to lead UNMC's College of Allied Health Professions.

August 07, 2015
Regents approve key interim positions
Regents approve key interim positions

Wayne Stuberg, Ph.D., will be interim director of the Munroe-Meyer Institute, while Deb Thomas will be interim vice chancellor for business and finance.

August 07, 2015
Regents OK library recognition for Dr. Leo McCarthy
Regents OK library recognition for Dr. Leo McCarthy

Dr. McCarthy has a passion for the history of medicine.

August 07, 2015
UNMC for the record
UNMC for the record

News and notes from the UNMC community.

August 07, 2015
'A Sharp Race' picks up speed in third year
'A Sharp Race' picks up speed in third year

UNMC/Nebraska Medicine team supports the Aneurysm Foundation and med center patients.

August 06, 2015
Ask UNMC: Posture and pregnancy
Ask UNMC: Posture and pregnancy

Why is good posture so important during pregnancy? (Featuring Sonja Kinney, M.D., UNMC College of Medicine)

August 06, 2015
Looking at U: Bev Hulsebusch
Looking at U: Bev Hulsebusch

College of Dentistry staffer has been at UNMC for 45 years.

August 06, 2015
New faculty spotlight: Anna Zajicek, M.D.
New faculty spotlight: Anna Zajicek, M.D.

Dr. Zajicek brings a champion's eye to department of radiology.

August 06, 2015
Program gives Chinese scholars first look at UNMC
Program gives Chinese scholars first look at UNMC

The Asia Pacific Rim Development Program's Summer Research Program works with Ph.D. or medical students from four partnering Chinese universities.

August 06, 2015
Drill tests new isolation units
Drill tests new isolation units

The Nebraska Biocontainment Unit teamed with U.S. Air Force, ambulance companies for drill.

August 05, 2015
Library celebrates anatomist's 500th birthday
Library celebrates anatomist's 500th birthday

Groundbreaking anatomy professor Andreas Vesalius' works on display at the McGoogan.

August 05, 2015
Students learn to respond to emergencies
Students learn to respond to emergencies

College of Public Health students organize response team.

August 05, 2015
UNMC study: Knee replacement an option for RA
UNMC study: Knee replacement an option for RA

Kaleb Michaud, Ph.D., leads study on effects of surgery on patients with rheumatoid arthritis.

August 05, 2015
Dr. Coccia steps down from tenure committee
Dr. Coccia steps down from tenure committee

Peter Coccia, M.D., was an advocate for faculty as chair of the College of Medicine's Promotion and Tenure Committee.

August 04, 2015
Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center event on Aug. 11
Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center event on Aug. 11

Campus invited to beam-raising ceremony to mark construction milestone.

August 04, 2015
LiveGreen: Avoid wasting produce
LiveGreen: Avoid wasting produce

Tips to avoid losing out on food, money during gardening season.

August 04, 2015
Summer research program holds poster event
Summer research program holds poster event

Campus is invited to culminating event for 10-week summer program.

August 04, 2015
Conference explores transgender care in the heartland
Conference explores transgender care in the heartland

September's GenderWorks conference will feature national speakers, local experts.

August 03, 2015
INBRE award renewed for $16.2 million
INBRE award renewed for $16.2 million

UNMC's Jim Turpen, Ph.D., is principal investigator of the program, which offers research opportunities to undergraduates.

August 03, 2015
INBRE scholars: Meet Dawson Johnson
INBRE scholars: Meet Dawson Johnson

Research, teaching pique interest of University of Nebraska at Kearney junior.

August 03, 2015
Olson Center to mark World Breastfeeding Week
Olson Center to mark World Breastfeeding Week

Breastfeeding educational information will be available throughout week, and registration now is open for events later in August.

August 03, 2015
TravelSmart: 'Recycled' cars bring smiles
TravelSmart: 'Recycled' cars bring smiles

"Remote Control Carpool Race" cars brighten two brothers' day.

August 03, 2015