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Delegation from Kenyan hospital visits UNMC
Delegation from Kenyan hospital visits UNMC

Members visited from Naivasha Hospital, which collaborates with UNMC.

April 29, 2016
New faculty spotlight: Victoria Kennel, Ph.D.
New faculty spotlight: Victoria Kennel, Ph.D.

Dr. Kennel is driven by seeing individuals, teams, and organizations achieve optimal outcomes.

April 29, 2016
Spirit Day activities moved indoors for today
Spirit Day activities moved indoors for today

Arbor Day activities, ice cream, giveaways mark event.

April 29, 2016
UNMC continues to lead the world
UNMC continues to lead the world

Chancellor lists points of pride in third State of the Campus address.

April 29, 2016
UNMC for the record
UNMC for the record

News and notes from the UNMC community.

April 29, 2016
A run to the summit
A run to the summit

Dr. Hollingsworth teams with Project Purple in two upcoming events.

April 28, 2016
Commencement academic attire pick up May 4-5
Commencement academic attire pick up May 4-5

Attire will be available at the Student Life Center.

April 28, 2016
Dr. Kielian gets Maurer Scientific Achievement Award
Dr. Kielian gets Maurer Scientific Achievement Award

Tammy Kielian, Ph.D., is recognized for her research on juvenile Batten disease.

April 28, 2016
ER course aims to help rural providers
ER course aims to help rural providers

This year's course had an increased focus on pediatric emergencies.

April 28, 2016
Print your Learning Connection transcripts

New learning management system is coming this summer.

April 28, 2016
WE CAN Radio-thon features familiar UNMC voices
WE CAN Radio-thon features familiar UNMC voices

Event will raise money for the Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center.

April 28, 2016
Finding a balance
Finding a balance

Knowing when to ask for advice and when to rely on your own judgment can be difficult.

April 27, 2016
Free tickets available to International Horse Show
Free tickets available to International Horse Show

UNMC community invited to event at the CenturyLink Center.

April 27, 2016
New rewards and recognition program coming soon
New rewards and recognition program coming soon

New program will replace longstanding 'Thank U' program that ended last summer.

April 27, 2016
Retirement counseling available on campus this month
Retirement counseling available on campus this month

One-on-one counseling sessions are available by appointment.

April 27, 2016
Spirit Day events begin Thursday
Spirit Day events begin Thursday

UNMC campuses across state celebrate their staff, students.

April 27, 2016
Under the Microscope: Meeting energy goals
Under the Microscope: Meeting energy goals

Chad Doane, director of strategic energy initiatives, talks to Dr. Gold about UNMC and Nebraska Medicine's success in meeting energy goals.

April 27, 2016
Durham presentation explores President Kennedy
Durham presentation explores President Kennedy

Researchers Jim Blight and Janet Lang will speak today on Kennedy's decision-making.

April 26, 2016
Earth Week continues
Earth Week continues

Still plenty of time to participate in campus Earth Week activities.

April 26, 2016
Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center update
Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center update

Artist Suzy Taekyung Kim takes tour of facility; WE CAN radiothon kicks off this week.

April 26, 2016
HIMSS 7 designation advances UNMC's mission
HIMSS 7 designation advances UNMC's mission

Designation is the highest certification from the Health Information and Management System Society.

April 26, 2016
Prizes in honor of Dr. Benson, former UNMC faculty
Prizes in honor of Dr. Benson, former UNMC faculty

Dr. Benson worked at UNMC from 2003-2011, spearheading 2006 reaccreditation efforts.

April 26, 2016
Anery Patel, M.B.B.S., honored with research award
Anery Patel, M.B.B.S., honored with research award

Dr. Patel is the first recipient of the UNMC Department of Internal Medicine Scientist Development Award.

April 25, 2016
Learn@Lunch presentations will be recorded, archived
Learn@Lunch presentations will be recorded, archived

Series offers development and learning opportunities for UNMC employees.

April 25, 2016
Regional public health conference to be held at UNMC
Regional public health conference to be held at UNMC

Camara Phyllis Jones, M.D., Ph.D., will be the keynote speaker at event.

April 25, 2016
Retirement event to be held for Ed Vandenberg, M.D.
Retirement event to be held for Ed Vandenberg, M.D.

Campus is invited to Thursday event.

April 25, 2016
Stork's Nest holding spring book sale this week
Stork's Nest holding spring book sale this week

Sales supports Stork's Nest's mission to give babies a healthier start in life.

April 25, 2016
Awards honor Alzheimer's, aging research
Awards honor Alzheimer's, aging research

Janelle Beadle, Ph.D., is the 2016 Vada Kinman Oldfield Scholar in Alzheimer's Disease Research.

April 22, 2016
Cattlemen's Ball set for June 3-4 near Princeton, Neb.
Cattlemen's Ball set for June 3-4 near Princeton, Neb.

Event has raised almost $13 million for cancer research in Nebraska.

April 22, 2016
Emile Street partially closed beginning today
Emile Street partially closed beginning today

Closure will continue to May 1.

April 22, 2016
Lab work presentation sparks interest for students
Lab work presentation sparks interest for students

Experiments draw interest at Science Festival outreach presentation.

April 22, 2016
MMI's Smith leaves national post, will remain involved
MMI's Smith leaves national post, will remain involved

Smith had impact as member of executive board of the Division for Early Childhood.

April 22, 2016
Remembering - Jim Slagle
Remembering - Jim Slagle

Former press operator worked at UNMC for 33 years.

April 22, 2016
UNMC for the record
UNMC for the record

News and notes from the UNMC community.

April 22, 2016
Chamber musicians perform on campus today
Chamber musicians perform on campus today

Music as Medicine performance set for noon.

April 21, 2016
Duck forgets to duck; breaks window
Duck forgets to duck; breaks window

Bird breaks through window of the connector between Wittson Hall and Poynter Hall.

April 21, 2016
Measuring changes that link HIV, premature aging
Measuring changes that link HIV, premature aging

Howard Fox, M.D., Ph.D., is one of the corresponding authors of the new study.

April 21, 2016
Med Center reaches energy, water reduction goals
Med Center reaches energy, water reduction goals

The medical center's Omaha campus used 25 percent less energy in 2015 than it did five years ago.

April 21, 2016
Services set for UNMC retiree Larry Bauer

Celebration of life will be held Friday for former UNMC staffer.

April 21, 2016
Spring Spirit Day set for April 29
Spring Spirit Day set for April 29

Arbor Day activities, ice cream, giveaways mark event.

April 21, 2016
Administrative Professionals Day celebration

Office service employees invited to April 26 event.

April 20, 2016
Dr. Batra to receive university's ORCA honor
Dr. Batra to receive university's ORCA honor

Surinder Batra, Ph.D., will be honored with NU's Outstanding Research and Creative Activity Award.

April 20, 2016
Faculty members share UNMC memories
Faculty members share UNMC memories

Service anniversaries will be marked at awards event today.

April 20, 2016
Med center aims for big turnout for Heart Walk
Med center aims for big turnout for Heart Walk

UNMC and Nebraska Medicine hope to have a team of 1,000 walkers for May 7 event.

April 20, 2016
Respite resources now available to med center
Respite resources now available to med center

MMI partners with benefits office to offer services to faculty, staff.

April 20, 2016
Showcase highlights e-learning innovations
Showcase highlights e-learning innovations

The Innovators in Education E-Learning Showcase is Thursday.

April 20, 2016
The Alliance in Focus: Barrett McDonald
The Alliance in Focus: Barrett McDonald

High school athlete hopes for a career in sports medicine.

April 20, 2016
Durham presentation explores President Kennedy
Durham presentation explores President Kennedy

Researchers Jim Blight and Janet Lang will offer insight into Kennedy's decision-making at April 26 presentation.

April 19, 2016
Faculty award winner: Ann Anderson Berry, M.D.
Faculty award winner: Ann Anderson Berry, M.D.

Dr. Anderson Berry will receive the Spirit of Community Faculty Award at the April 20 annual faculty meeting.

April 19, 2016
Faculty members share UNMC memories
Faculty members share UNMC memories

Service anniversaries will be marked at Wednesday event.

April 19, 2016
LiveGreen: Earth Week is here
LiveGreen: Earth Week is here

Campus Earth Week activities start this Friday, run through April 29.

April 19, 2016
Services set for Janet Henry
Services set for Janet Henry

Munroe-Meyer Institute office associate will be memorialized Wednesday.

April 19, 2016
At investiture, Dr. Bounds looks to the future
At investiture, Dr. Bounds looks to the future

UNMC Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D., among dignitaries to welcome Hank Bounds, Ph.D.

April 18, 2016
Faculty award winner: Ashish Sharma, M.D.
Faculty award winner: Ashish Sharma, M.D.

Dr. Sharma will receive the Outstanding Teacher Award at the annual faculty meeting on Wednesday.

April 18, 2016
Faculty members share UNMC memories
Faculty members share UNMC memories

Service anniversaries will be marked at Wednesday event.

April 18, 2016
Time out with T.O. - The power of mentoring
Time out with T.O. - The power of mentoring

Mentors played large roles in success of William Thorell, M.D.

April 18, 2016
Wellness: Softball, disc golf registration open
Wellness: Softball, disc golf registration open

League play begins in May.

April 18, 2016
Workshop to explore critical, creative thinking
Workshop to explore critical, creative thinking

Victoria Kennel, Ph.D., and Brian Kanouse, Ph.D., will speak Wednesday on "Critically and Creatively Defining a Successful Career."

April 18, 2016
Caltech astronomer to speak at Creighton
Caltech astronomer to speak at Creighton

UNMC students, faculty invited to event held at Creighton University.

April 15, 2016
Faculty award winner: Darwin Brown
Faculty award winner: Darwin Brown

Brown will receive the Outstanding Teacher Award at the annual faculty meeting on April 20.

April 15, 2016
Increasing science literacy of American Indian youth
Increasing science literacy of American Indian youth

Science Education Partnership Award renewal will help strengthen math and science curricula.

April 15, 2016
Slots fill as UNMC continues NIH glycemia study
Slots fill as UNMC continues NIH glycemia study

UNMC site for NIH comparative effectiveness trial reaches 100th recruit.

April 15, 2016
UNMC for the record
UNMC for the record

News and notes from the UNMC community.

April 15, 2016
Culture Fest to be held today
Culture Fest to be held today

Event runs from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

April 14, 2016
Engaging gears
Engaging gears

Members of the UNMC EngAge Wellness program place second in national cycling competition.

April 14, 2016
Faculty award winner: Joyce Solheim, Ph.D.
Faculty award winner: Joyce Solheim, Ph.D.

Dr. Solheim will receive the Outstanding Faculty Mentor of Graduate Students Award at the April 20 annual faculty meeting.

April 14, 2016
Lookin' at U - Bobbi Hartshorn
Lookin' at U - Bobbi Hartshorn

Office associate enjoys opportunity to work closely with Western Nebraska nursing students.

April 14, 2016
Omaha Chamber musicians perform on campus
Omaha Chamber musicians perform on campus

Next Music as Medicine performance is April 21.

April 14, 2016
Race-Inclusion-Diversity & Equity initiative holds events
Race-Inclusion-Diversity & Equity initiative holds events

Two April events will facilitate conversation about race, inclusion, diversity and equity at UNMC.

April 14, 2016
Faculty award winner: Gloria Borgstahl, Ph.D.
Faculty award winner: Gloria Borgstahl, Ph.D.

Dr. Borgstahl will receive the Outstanding Faculty Mentor of Graduate Students Award at the annual faculty meeting on April 20.

April 13, 2016
Portion of 41st Street closed on campus
Portion of 41st Street closed on campus

Closure scheduled to continue through Sunday.

April 13, 2016
SciFest Invent-a-Thon will coach 3D design, printing
SciFest Invent-a-Thon will coach 3D design, printing

UNMC Makers Club will work with high school students for event.

April 13, 2016
Skin health is topic of April Olson Center Brown Bag
Skin health is topic of April Olson Center Brown Bag

Kristen Hammes will discuss cancer prevention and treatments for improving overall skin health.

April 13, 2016
Student Senate recognizes outstanding faculty
Student Senate recognizes outstanding faculty

Ted Mikuls, M.D., and Alan T. Richards, M.D., honored by students.

April 13, 2016
After beating cancer, she aims to aid research
After beating cancer, she aims to aid research

Janet Tinney and family are hosting an online fundraiser for the Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center this week.

April 12, 2016
Faculty award winner: Lani Zimmerman, Ph.D.
Faculty award winner: Lani Zimmerman, Ph.D.

Dr. Zimmerman will receive the Outstanding Mentor of Junior Faculty Award at the April 20 faculty meeting.

April 12, 2016
Farm-fresh produce delivered to UNMC
Farm-fresh produce delivered to UNMC

Signups for UNMC Community Supported Agriculture deliveries are due by May 9.

April 12, 2016
Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center update
Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center update

Center's Chihuly Sanctuary taking shape.

April 12, 2016
LiveGreen: Hugelkultur
LiveGreen: Hugelkultur

Form of composting uses wood, kitchen scraps, yard and garden waste.

April 12, 2016
Preparedness symposia set for four Nebraska cities
Preparedness symposia set for four Nebraska cities

Event starts today in Gering; College of Public Health faculty will be keynote speakers.

April 12, 2016
Under the Microscope: Parkinson's disease research
Under the Microscope: Parkinson's disease research

Dr. Gold talks with Howard Gendelman, M.D., about his work with immune therapy for Parkinson's disease.

April 12, 2016
Culture Fest set for Thursday
Culture Fest set for Thursday

Event will celebrate five cultures thriving in Omaha: Indian, Iranian, Native American, Puerto Rican and South Sudanese.

April 11, 2016
Discount tickets to SciFest Night at Werner Park
Discount tickets to SciFest Night at Werner Park

Come watch the Omaha Storm Chasers and take part in hands-on science activities.

April 11, 2016
Faculty award winner: Carol Casey, Ph.D.
Faculty award winner: Carol Casey, Ph.D.

Dr. Casey will be honored as the Outstanding Faculty Mentor of Junior Faculty.

April 11, 2016
MMI evaluators tapped to aid Learning Community
MMI evaluators tapped to aid Learning Community

Department of Education and Child Development evaluators will assess the Superintendents' Early Childhood Plan.

April 11, 2016
SciFest kicks off with balloon launch, other activities
SciFest kicks off with balloon launch, other activities

More than dozen events to take place on opening weekend.

April 11, 2016
College of Public Health marks 10th anniversary
College of Public Health marks 10th anniversary

Dean Ali S. Khan, M.D., M.P.H., noted college's accomplishments and announced goals for the future.

April 08, 2016
'Serpent' will be next Science on Screen collaboration
'Serpent' will be next Science on Screen collaboration

UNMC, UNO, Film Streams team for discussion of film exploring the ravages of colonialism.

April 08, 2016
Student spotlight: Scott Bauer
Student spotlight: Scott Bauer

Nursing student always knew he wanted a health care career.

April 08, 2016
UNMC for the record
UNMC for the record

News and notes from the UNMC community.

April 08, 2016
UNMC's Dr. Buch joins 'Women in Science' panel
UNMC's Dr. Buch joins 'Women in Science' panel

April 21 event, held at UNO, is free and open to all.

April 08, 2016
Film follows comic's health battle
Film follows comic's health battle

Conversation with director will follow free screening of "TIG" on campus April 12.

April 07, 2016
Governor signs budget package
Governor signs budget package

Signing will enable university to continue to advance its goals for competitiveness, quality and affordability.

April 07, 2016
Holi celebration set for Saturday
Holi celebration set for Saturday

Festival of colors will kick off at noon on UNMC campus.

April 07, 2016
Lookin' at U - Adrian Koesters, Ph.D.
Lookin' at U - Adrian Koesters, Ph.D.

New grants editor also is a published poet.

April 07, 2016
Marlene Schneider retirement reception today
Marlene Schneider retirement reception today

Event will be held in University Tower's private dining rooms.

April 07, 2016
Retirement counseling available on campus this month
Retirement counseling available on campus this month

One-on-one counseling sessions are available.

April 07, 2016
Traumatic brain injury: A family perspective
Traumatic brain injury: A family perspective

Help from her family and the health care community keeps young woman moving forward after accident.

April 07, 2016
Activities show that 'It's on US'
Activities show that 'It's on US'

UNMC will hold activities to mark National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month.

April 06, 2016
A sneak peek for staff
A sneak peek for staff

More than 150 attend a sneak preview of the Lauritzen Outpatient Center & Fritch Surgery Center.

April 06, 2016
Managing uncertainty
Managing uncertainty

Breakthrough Thinking Conference envisions America's health care delivery system in 2035.

April 06, 2016
Night of Latin music, dancing will support UNMC fund
Night of Latin music, dancing will support UNMC fund

Friday's event also features dance classes.

April 06, 2016
Videos posted from emotional well-being symposium
Videos posted from emotional well-being symposium

Archived videos are from Jan. 27 "Elevating the Conversation" event.

April 06, 2016
Wellness: Blood drive set for April
Wellness: Blood drive set for April

Appointments available for April 19 donations.

April 06, 2016
LiveGreen: Spring has sprung
LiveGreen: Spring has sprung

There are lots of opportunities to enjoy the season.

April 05, 2016
Science Cafe explores bioterrorism countermeasures
Science Cafe explores bioterrorism countermeasures

Ken Bayles, Ph.D., associate vice chancellor for basic science research at UNMC, will lead discussion.

April 05, 2016
Signs placed on Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center
Signs placed on Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center

Workers top Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center with exterior signs.

April 05, 2016
Under the Microscope: Together as One
Under the Microscope: Together as One

Dr. Gold talks with Kimberly Norman of the College of Pharmacy about participating in the Together As One campaign.

April 05, 2016
Ask UNMC: Men and pregnancy
Ask UNMC: Men and pregnancy

What should men do to prepare for a healthy pregnancy? Featuring Chris Deibert, M.D., UNMC College of Medicine

April 04, 2016
Legislative League tours UNMC
Legislative League tours UNMC

League is made up of spouses of Nebraska state senators,

April 04, 2016
New pharmacy tech program fills need for state
New pharmacy tech program fills need for state

UNMC credentialing program meets state certification needs.

April 04, 2016
Opera Omaha offers discount tickets to UNMC
Opera Omaha offers discount tickets to UNMC

Season's final production, "Semele," opens in April.

April 04, 2016
Ask UNMC: Excess weight can lead to hip, knee replacements
Ask UNMC: Excess weight can lead to hip, knee replacements

Featuring Curtis Hartman, M.D., UNMC College of Medicine

April 01, 2016
Campaign offers options for supporting UNMC
Campaign offers options for supporting UNMC

University of Nebraska's Together as One campaign offers opportunity to give back.

April 01, 2016
Dr. Love is assistant director of faculty development
Dr. Love is assistant director of faculty development

Linda M. Love, Ed.D., takes on greater role as UNMC continues to emphasize faculty development.

April 01, 2016
Legislative candidate McDonnell tours med center
Legislative candidate McDonnell tours med center

Mike McDonnell, a candidate in District 5, met with Dr. Gold, other campus leaders.

April 01, 2016
UNMC for the record
UNMC for the record

News and notes from the UNMC community.

April 01, 2016