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College of Pharmacy grants to advance  HIV treatment
College of Pharmacy grants to advance HIV treatment

College receives $5.11 million in new research funding from the National Institutes of Health

May 25, 2016
Lauritzen family tours Lauritzen Outpatient Center
Lauritzen family tours Lauritzen Outpatient Center

Building is on schedule and set to open by the end of this year.

May 25, 2016
Learn@Lunch explores UNO Executive MBA
Learn@Lunch explores UNO Executive MBA

Informational meeting will be held June 6.

May 25, 2016
Omaha Gives! event today supports SHARING Clinics
Omaha Gives! event today supports SHARING Clinics

Event encourages donations from midnight to midnight today.

May 25, 2016
Parking rates to increase July 1
Parking rates to increase July 1

Rates will increase approximately $2 per lot per month for most lots.

May 25, 2016
Durham presentation offers tips on preserving heirlooms
Durham presentation offers tips on preserving heirlooms

Durham's collection manager will offer advice on care, handling.

May 24, 2016
Insights: 2016 Heart Walk a great cause
Insights: 2016 Heart Walk a great cause

UNMC and Nebraska Medicine teams participate to support research into heart disease.

May 24, 2016
LiveGreen: Sustainability Master Plan update III
LiveGreen: Sustainability Master Plan update III

Progress updates in material and transportation.

May 24, 2016
Med center offering tobacco cessation classes
Med center offering tobacco cessation classes

Programs begin in June, and registration is required.

May 24, 2016
Professional development classes graduate
Professional development classes graduate

More than 100 UNMC professionals completed Foundations for Success and The Management Series in May.

May 24, 2016
College of Pharmacy's research impact grows
College of Pharmacy's research impact grows

College climbs six spots in latest institutional research rankings of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy.

May 23, 2016
Federal grant program hits the road

"Road show" will help researchers, innovators and entrepreneurs learn about federal funding opportunities.

May 23, 2016
Med Center's Project Search class graduates
Med Center's Project Search class graduates

Job offers follow interns in vocational training program.

May 23, 2016
New encryption prompt protects sensitive information
New encryption prompt protects sensitive information

Starting June 7, computers will prompt users to encrypt any removable storage devices.

May 23, 2016
Wellness webpage will be a campus resource
Wellness webpage will be a campus resource

Developers are seeking input from people overseeing wellness programs on campus.

May 23, 2016
Clinical trials lead to gains in health care
Clinical trials lead to gains in health care

Currently, UNMC has more than 80 study coordinators on campus conducting clinical research studies.

May 20, 2016
New clinic space unveiled at Girls Inc. open house
New clinic space unveiled at Girls Inc. open house

New facility includes a Nebraska Medicine clinic.

May 20, 2016
New rewards program to start June 1
New rewards program to start June 1

Program will replace "Thank U" program.

May 20, 2016
Northeast Community College leaders visit campus
Northeast Community College leaders visit campus

UNMC and Northeast, site of the College of Nursing-Northern Division, are exploring other possible collaboration.

May 20, 2016
Pharmacy students present preceptor, site awards
Pharmacy students present preceptor, site awards

Capt. James Dent, Pharm.D., of Offutt Air Force Base is Preceptor of the Year.

May 20, 2016
UNMC for the record
UNMC for the record

News and notes from the UNMC community.

May 20, 2016
College of Allied Health Professions gives awards
College of Allied Health Professions gives awards

Seven individuals honored at annual ceremony.

May 19, 2016
Glass tower to serve as cancer center 'cornerstone'
Glass tower to serve as cancer center 'cornerstone'

Omaha artist Jun Kaneko will design tower for the Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center.

May 19, 2016
Horses of Honor unveiling set for Friday
Horses of Honor unveiling set for Friday

Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center-supported public art project honors Omaha's fallen police officers.

May 19, 2016
Lookin' at U - Steve Byrne
Lookin' at U - Steve Byrne

Budget and financial analyst shares story of UNMC's commitment to excellence.

May 19, 2016
Membership fair set for June 1
Membership fair set for June 1

UNMC will host its community partners at event.

May 19, 2016
Trombonists today at Music as Medicine
Trombonists today at Music as Medicine

Today's performance is last of the season for the monthly event.

May 19, 2016
Awards honor teaching excellence
Awards honor teaching excellence

Med students award Hirschmann, 'Golden Apple' awards

May 18, 2016
Discounted tickets to College Home Run Derby
Discounted tickets to College Home Run Derby

TD Ameritrade Park is offering the UNMC community $8 tickets to July 3 event.

May 18, 2016
Dr. Khan's new book explores 'The Next Pandemic'
Dr. Khan's new book explores 'The Next Pandemic'

New book by Ali S. Khan, M.D., M.P.H., dean of the College of Public Health, comes out May 24.

May 18, 2016
Short course in cancer biology begins next week
Short course in cancer biology begins next week

Leading experts will discuss "Immunology & Cancer: From Inflammation to Immunotherapy."

May 18, 2016
Cancer center progress impacts campus streets
Cancer center progress impacts campus streets

Construction work at the Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center will affect traffic, parking.

May 17, 2016
Interprofessional Academy of Educators seek applicants
Interprofessional Academy of Educators seek applicants

Applications to remain open until May 31.

May 17, 2016
LiveGreen: Sustainability Master Plan Update II
LiveGreen: Sustainability Master Plan Update II

Progress updates in engagement, planning, and food services.

May 17, 2016
Nebraska Medicine names new CEO
Nebraska Medicine names new CEO

Daniel J. DeBehnke, M.D., M.B.A., is CEO/physician from medical school & health system in Wisconsin.

May 17, 2016
VA to highlight advances during Research Week
VA to highlight advances during Research Week

Events will be held Thursday, Friday to mark National VA Research Week.

May 17, 2016
First line of defense for cyber attacks is you

Information Security Office will be implementing several new programs in the coming months to help protect the campus.

May 16, 2016
Navigating health care guidelines for women
Navigating health care guidelines for women

Olson Center presentation Tuesday offers "An Ounce of Prevention."

May 16, 2016
Omaha Gives! supports SHARING Clinics
Omaha Gives! supports SHARING Clinics

Event encourages donations for 24 hours on May 25.

May 16, 2016
Respite Across the Lifespan now housed at MMI
Respite Across the Lifespan now housed at MMI

Non-profit's new location will strengthen collaborations.

May 16, 2016
Gilg family establishes UNMC professorship
Gilg family establishes UNMC professorship

Karen Honeycutt is first holder of professorship named in honor of former Holt County residents Clarence and Nelle Gilg.

May 13, 2016
RIDE, World Cafe events draw enthusiastic response
RIDE, World Cafe events draw enthusiastic response

Minority Health Month events spotlight race, inclusion, diversity and equity.

May 13, 2016
UNMC for the record
UNMC for the record

News and notes from the UNMC community.

May 13, 2016
A Day in the Life: Miss Korey
A Day in the Life: Miss Korey

Singing, snacks and speech therapy are on the curriculum at the Munroe-Meyer Institute's speech and language pre-school.

May 12, 2016
Fire alarm testing Friday

Drill will be "noticeably different" from previous tests.

May 12, 2016
New parking ramp to improve access for Lot 50
New parking ramp to improve access for Lot 50

Ramp will ease traffic congestion along Emile St.

May 12, 2016
Retirement counseling available on campus
Retirement counseling available on campus

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

May 12, 2016
Scottish Rite events will support MMI programs
Scottish Rite events will support MMI programs

June golf outing, walk events fund speech and language programs at UNMC's Munroe-Meyer Institute.

May 12, 2016
Trombonists to shine at Music as Medicine
Trombonists to shine at Music as Medicine

May 19 performance is last of the season for the monthly event.

May 12, 2016
UNMC participating in 2016 LiveWell Challenge
UNMC participating in 2016 LiveWell Challenge

Participation of UNMC staffers will be tracked in qualified LiveWell events.

May 12, 2016
Students receive free eye exams, glasses at UNMC
Students receive free eye exams, glasses at UNMC

Collaborative week-long vision clinic is being hosted by UNMC College of Public Health.

May 11, 2016
Study finds better option for PAD patients
Study finds better option for PAD patients

Restoring leg blood flow better than exercise for halting peripheral artery disease progression.

May 11, 2016
The Alliance in Focus: Autumn Breazile
The Alliance in Focus: Autumn Breazile

Shadowing experience led to new career focus for Bennington senior.

May 11, 2016
Two UNMC health professionals show creative side
Two UNMC health professionals show creative side

Robert Wigton, M.D., and Evelyn Render-Katz hold dual art show at Connect Gallery this month.

May 11, 2016
Webcast will help with retirement planning
Webcast will help with retirement planning

Fidelity Investments is hosting a free webcast this month.

May 11, 2016
Astronomy organizations offer viewing of moon and Jupiter
Astronomy organizations offer viewing of moon and Jupiter

Local astronomers to hold event on campus Thursday night.

May 10, 2016
Climate change focus of tonight's Science Cafe
Climate change focus of tonight's Science Cafe

College of Public Health Dean Ali S. Khan, M.D., M.P.H., to speak tonight.

May 10, 2016
Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center update
Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center update

Pamela Buffett recently toured the center.

May 10, 2016
LiveGreen: Sustainability Master Plan
LiveGreen: Sustainability Master Plan

Five baseline goals have been updated.

May 10, 2016
Smokes or food? Ads have impact
Smokes or food? Ads have impact

Point of sale marketing drives purchasing decisions for smokers, a new study finds.

May 10, 2016
Under the Microscope: Opportunities for UNMC in China
Under the Microscope: Opportunities for UNMC in China

Dr. Gold speaks with Jane Meza, Ph.D., about her participation in a recent trip to China to explore opportunities for collaboration in public health.

May 10, 2016
UNMC's Dr. Freifeld contributes on CDC study
UNMC's Dr. Freifeld contributes on CDC study

Study offers nationwide evaluation of pathogen patterns and antimicrobial resistance trends among central line-associated bloodstream infections.

May 10, 2016
Dr. Hageman named Worthingham Fellow
Dr. Hageman named Worthingham Fellow

Award is the American Physical Therapy Association's highest membership honor.

May 09, 2016
Joslyn offers events over the summer
Joslyn offers events over the summer

Exhibitions, openings, classes and more are part of the Passport Partners Program with the med center.

May 09, 2016
MMI's Konopasek honored with Kerrie Orozco Award
MMI's Konopasek honored with Kerrie Orozco Award

Award recognizes spirit of volunteerism and promoting the partnership between Omaha Public Schools and the Special Olympics.

May 09, 2016
Navigating health care guidelines for women
Navigating health care guidelines for women

Olson Center May 17 presentation offers 'An Ounce of Prevention.'

May 09, 2016
Chancellor's Candid Conversations forum in Lincoln
Chancellor's Candid Conversations forum in Lincoln

May 19 forum will provide opportunity to ask chancellor questions in a casual setting.

May 06, 2016
Gold Humanism Honor Society inducts new class
Gold Humanism Honor Society inducts new class

Society aims to infuse humanism into medical training.

May 06, 2016
Still time to register for Heart Walk
Still time to register for Heart Walk

Event will be held on Saturday, rain or shine.

May 06, 2016
UNMC for the record
UNMC for the record

News and notes from the UNMC community.

May 06, 2016
UNMC to honor two Nebraskans at commencement
UNMC to honor two Nebraskans at commencement

Honorees hail from York and Gage County.

May 06, 2016
Celebrating Lab Week
Celebrating Lab Week

UNMC, Nebraska Medicine celebration included multiple activities.

May 05, 2016
Dr. McKnight receives 2016 Koefoot Award
Dr. McKnight receives 2016 Koefoot Award

Award recognizes rural Nebraska family physician who is an outstanding preceptor for medical students.

May 05, 2016
Lookin' at U - Emily Lasky
Lookin' at U - Emily Lasky

New UNMC staff member oversees many campus events.

May 05, 2016
Olson Center marks Women's Health Week
Olson Center marks Women's Health Week

Events kick off May 10 with a wellness fair.

May 05, 2016
Under the Microscope: Fireside chats
Under the Microscope: Fireside chats

Dr. Gold talks with Howard Liu, M.D., about fireside chat events to give new faculty an opportunity to talk with UNMC leadership.

May 05, 2016
Academic attire ready for pickup today, tomorrow
Academic attire ready for pickup today, tomorrow

Attire will be available at the Student Life Center.

May 04, 2016
Dr. Jones explores racism's impact on health
Dr. Jones explores racism's impact on health

Nationally known educator Camara Phyllis Jones, M.D., Ph.D., discusses racism at UNMC.

May 04, 2016
Let there be light
Let there be light

Signs on Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center were lit Monday evening.

May 04, 2016
Office of Health Professions Education is created
Office of Health Professions Education is created

New department dedicated to using education to facilitate the development of health professions workforce.

May 04, 2016
Omaha, Lincoln commencements to be livestreamed
Omaha, Lincoln commencements to be livestreamed

Ceremonies can be watched remotely in real time.

May 04, 2016
Science Cafe to explore impact of climate change
Science Cafe to explore impact of climate change

College of Public Health Dean Ali S. Khan, M.D., M.P.H., to speak at next cafe event.

May 04, 2016
Free registration still open for Heart Walk
Free registration still open for Heart Walk

Dr. Gold shares his motivation for serving as honorary chair for Saturday's event at Miller's Landing.

May 03, 2016
Great Plains Leadership Institute enters 12th year
Great Plains Leadership Institute enters 12th year

Applications are due May 13 for fall session.

May 03, 2016
Lieutenant governor praises MMI graduates
Lieutenant governor praises MMI graduates

Lt. Gov. Mike Foley attended the Munroe-Meyer Institute's graduation luncheon.

May 03, 2016
LiveGreen: Contest winners announced, feedback sought
LiveGreen: Contest winners announced, feedback sought

LiveGreen seeks UNMC community's response to Earth Week's events.

May 03, 2016
Science on Screen event explores colonialism

"Embrace of the Serpent" will be shown at Film Streams tonight.

May 03, 2016
Cramming on the CRM
Cramming on the CRM

Student Services sees recruiting advantages in university's new system.

May 02, 2016
Free isolation and quarantine training set for May
Free isolation and quarantine training set for May

Registration closes Thursday for day of FEMA training.

May 02, 2016
Students lead latest E-learning showcase
Students lead latest E-learning showcase

Students unveil 19 new E-learning modules at event.

May 02, 2016
Symposium celebrates UNMC-China collaboration
Symposium celebrates UNMC-China collaboration

Seventh annual event will be held Thursday.

May 02, 2016
Webcast will help with retirement planning
Webcast will help with retirement planning

Fidelity Investments is hosting a free webcast this month.

May 02, 2016