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Campus nets safety award for seat belt usage
Campus nets safety award for seat belt usage

Informal survey puts compliance above 90 percent for drivers on campus.

September 30, 2014
Film will explore modern sex trafficking
Film will explore modern sex trafficking

EMPOWER will hold free screening of "Nefarious: Merchant of Souls" on Thursday.

September 30, 2014
Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center trivia
Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center trivia

Test your trivia talents and be entered to win a prize.

September 30, 2014
LiveGreen: Battery recycling on campus
LiveGreen: Battery recycling on campus

The ins and outs of the successful campus program.

September 30, 2014
Speaker explores 'The Miracle' of medical professions

Writer, producer and director Paul McKellips will speak at UNMC today.

September 30, 2014
Under the Microscope: United Way campaign
Under the Microscope: United Way campaign

As campaign nears its end, the UNMC fundraising goal is within reach. Log into EServ to participate!

September 30, 2014
Education event focuses on campus innovation
Education event focuses on campus innovation

Leaders discuss new initiatives across the UNMC campuses.

September 29, 2014
Portion of 41st Street to be blocked
Portion of 41st Street to be blocked

Work is scheduled to begin Tuesday.

September 29, 2014
Sexperts to present 'special edition' Science Cafe
Sexperts to present 'special edition' Science Cafe

Oct. 7 event will be open to all ages.

September 29, 2014
Shoe drive will benefit victims of domestic violence
Shoe drive will benefit victims of domestic violence

EMPOWER will be collecting donations of used footwear in good condition through Friday.

September 29, 2014
Survey on parking, transportation due out today
Survey on parking, transportation due out today

Campus input is needed on survey, which will be e-mailed later today.

September 29, 2014
United Way, Day 15: More prize winners
United Way, Day 15: More prize winners

Final pair of Husker tickets awarded as United Way drive reaches final week.

September 29, 2014
Annual campus security/crime report published
Annual campus security/crime report published

Report is made available annually to employees and students.

September 26, 2014
Dr. Sacra thanks med center health care team
Dr. Sacra thanks med center health care team

Virus-free, Rick Sacra, M.D., thanks his caregivers at Thursday morning press conference.

September 26, 2014
Student spotlight: Meet Larisa Che
Student spotlight: Meet Larisa Che

Second-year medical student hopes to help underserved populations.

September 26, 2014
United Way, Day 12: Ice cream social today
United Way, Day 12: Ice cream social today

United Way donors are invited for free ice cream, and donations will be accepted at the event.

September 26, 2014
UNMC for the record
UNMC for the record

News and notes from the UNMC community.

September 26, 2014
Lookin' at U - Karin Carlson

Well-traveled Papillion resident still enjoys a fall bike ride now and then.

September 25, 2014
Presentation will discuss 'active killer' scenario
Presentation will discuss 'active killer' scenario

Omaha police officer will detail safety strategies as part of Campus Safety Awareness Month.

September 25, 2014
Registration closes Friday for women's health conference
Registration closes Friday for women's health conference

UNMC speakers will highlight Oct. 3 event.

September 25, 2014
United Way, Day 11: The scoop on participation
United Way, Day 11: The scoop on participation

As campaign nears the end of its second week, here is a department-by-department breakdown of participation.

September 25, 2014
UNMC hosts study on rare movement disorder
UNMC hosts study on rare movement disorder

More than 50 primary orthostatic tremor (OT) patients are participating.

September 25, 2014
Virus-free, Dr. Sacra leaves med center
Virus-free, Dr. Sacra leaves med center

Rick Sacra, M.D., praised his health care team at press conference Thursday morning.

September 25, 2014
Athletic Performance - What you need to know
Athletic Performance - What you need to know

Nebraska Physiological Society will hold meeting at UNMC on Oct. 11; reservations due by Oct. 1.

September 24, 2014
Dr. Sacra embracing Nebraska favorites
Dr. Sacra embracing Nebraska favorites

Runzas, steaks and Huskers help cheer Richard Sacra, M.D., as he recovers from the Ebola virus.

September 24, 2014
Lecture explores comparative effectiveness research
Lecture explores comparative effectiveness research

Katherine Jones, Ph.D., will discuss implementation science at a presentation today.

September 24, 2014
Research retreat tackles water issues
Research retreat tackles water issues

Water for Food Institute and UNMC College of Public Health combine to spark ideas.

September 24, 2014
Student Health Clinic offers evening hours
Student Health Clinic offers evening hours

Clinic now open until 8 p.m. on Thursdays.

September 24, 2014
United Way, Day 10: Why I am a supporter
United Way, Day 10: Why I am a supporter

Munroe-Meyer Institute staffer has seen United Way's impact, in the community and at the med center.

September 24, 2014
Wellness Wednesday: Blood drive on campus
Wellness Wednesday: Blood drive on campus

Also, the UNMC/clinical enterprise team is the overall winner of the Corporate Cycling Challenge.

September 24, 2014
What's so special about Oct. 13?
What's so special about Oct. 13?

Click on the headline above for a hint.

September 24, 2014
Doctors release name of Ebola research drug
Doctors release name of Ebola research drug

The medical center team used TKM-Ebola to treat Dr. Rick Sacra.

September 23, 2014
Entries sought for international photography contest
Entries sought for international photography contest

Deadline for entries is Oct. 20.

September 23, 2014
Insights: Teamwork key in caring for a patient with Ebola
Insights: Teamwork key in caring for a patient with Ebola

UNMC Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D., praises the health care team at the med center treating an American physician with the Ebola virus.

September 23, 2014
LiveGreen: Parking and transportation
LiveGreen: Parking and transportation

Looking for a sustainable commuting alternative? The campus is open to suggestions.

September 23, 2014
United Way, Day 9: Darius and Ben's story
United Way, Day 9: Darius and Ben's story

Kids Can Community Center mentorship program builds friendships.

September 23, 2014
UNO offers deal on hockey, basketball season tickets
UNO offers deal on hockey, basketball season tickets

Faculty, staff and students of UNMC and the clinical enterprise can receive 20 percent off season ticket plans.

September 23, 2014
Campus Safety month: Title IX
Campus Safety month: Title IX

This week's activities will concern safety from sexual violence.

September 22, 2014
Emergency department sees millionth patient
Emergency department sees millionth patient

Since July 1, med center's emergency department patient volume has increased about 10 percent.

September 22, 2014
Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center trivia
Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center trivia

Test your trivia talents and be entered to win a prize.

September 22, 2014
Management series still accepting applications
Management series still accepting applications

Application deadline is Sept. 24 for eight-month professional development series for supervisors, managers and administrators.

September 22, 2014
New outpatient, surgery clinics announced
New outpatient, surgery clinics announced

Midtown, West Omaha med center campuses will see growth.

September 22, 2014
United Way, Day 8: Participants rack up prizes
United Way, Day 8: Participants rack up prizes

Winners net Husker tickets, gift card.

September 22, 2014
Dental Museum in Lincoln opens for annual display
Dental Museum in Lincoln opens for annual display

New items will make this year's exhibit the largest ever.

September 19, 2014
Fire extinguisher training offered to employees
Fire extinguisher training offered to employees

The Nebraska Medical Center's Safety Operations Department will supervise training from Sept. 29 to Oct. 3.

September 19, 2014
Student spotlight: Meet Brett Wergin
Student spotlight: Meet Brett Wergin

After working in a primary care clinic in Guatemala, medical student knew he had found his calling.

September 19, 2014
United Way, Day 5: First prize drawing today
United Way, Day 5: First prize drawing today

Prizes include two tickets to the Nebraska/Rutgers game.

September 19, 2014
UNMC for the record

News and notes from around the UNMC community.

September 19, 2014
Human brain is subject of next Lincoln Science Cafe
Human brain is subject of next Lincoln Science Cafe

Clinical neuropsychologist Jeff Snell, Ph.D., will discuss brain injury and recovery on Monday.

September 18, 2014
Lookin' at U - James Beaudoin
Lookin' at U - James Beaudoin

Data curator/coordinator from Holland enjoys the dry Nebraska autumn.

September 18, 2014
Remembering Guinter Kahn, M.D.
Remembering Guinter Kahn, M.D.

UNMC supporter, inventor of Rogaine, helped modernize the McGoogan Library of Medicine.

September 18, 2014
Solberg Smith lecture to explore nursing education
Solberg Smith lecture to explore nursing education

Karen Carlson, Ph.D., will speak on challenges at Oct. 9 event.

September 18, 2014
United Way, Day 4: How do we stack up?
United Way, Day 4: How do we stack up?

As the campaign nears the end of its first week, here is a department-by-department breakdown of participation.

September 18, 2014
For Constitution Day, a few facts about the document
For Constitution Day, a few facts about the document

Sept. 17 is Constitution Day. How much do you know about the United States Constitution?

September 17, 2014
Light The Night Walk set for Thursday
Light The Night Walk set for Thursday

There's still time to join the UNMC/clinical enterprise team to raise funds to fight cancer.

September 17, 2014
Program inspires young women to pursue careers in orthopaedics, engineering
Program inspires young women to pursue careers in orthopaedics, engineering

Perry Outreach Program applications being accepted from female high school students through Oct. 16

September 17, 2014
United Way Day 3: Why I am a supporter
United Way Day 3: Why I am a supporter

UNMC's Tom O'Connor takes time out to talk about why the United Way is an important force for good in our community.

September 17, 2014
Wellness Wednesday: CFHL offers free week of classes beginning today
Wellness Wednesday: CFHL offers free week of classes beginning today

Check out the facilities or take a free class at the Center for Healthy Living this week and explore membership options.

September 17, 2014
College of Dentistry hosting 'cheek swab' drive
College of Dentistry hosting 'cheek swab' drive

Event is inspired by incoming dental student diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia (AML).

September 16, 2014
Library's fall book sale runs through Oct. 24
Library's fall book sale runs through Oct. 24

Donations will support the Fontenelle Elementary School library.

September 16, 2014
LiveGreen: We're celebrating what today?
LiveGreen: We're celebrating what today?

Happy "International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer."

September 16, 2014
Remembering Mike Simmonds
Remembering Mike Simmonds

Omaha restaurateur was a supporter of cancer research at UNMC.

September 16, 2014
Under the Microscope: United Way, Day 2
Under the Microscope: United Way, Day 2

Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D., talks with Rod Markin, M.D., Ph.D., about the 2014 United Way of the Midlands campaign at UNMC.

September 16, 2014
Cancer center sponsors Komen Race for Cure team
Cancer center sponsors Komen Race for Cure team

All UNMC, clinical enterprise employees invited to join Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center team for run/walk on Oct. 5.

September 15, 2014
eSHOP End User Group meeting set for Tuesday
eSHOP End User Group meeting set for Tuesday

eSHOP will hold its first end user meeting of the academic year this week.

September 15, 2014
Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center trivia begins
Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center trivia begins

Test your trivia talents and be entered to win a prize.

September 15, 2014
Instrument's 3D images will aid investigators
Instrument's 3D images will aid investigators

BioSAXS 1000 helps researchers understand the structure and function of proteins.

September 15, 2014
Med center certified as comprehensive level trauma center
Med center certified as comprehensive level trauma center

State inspectors cited several strengths following a July visit.

September 15, 2014
Say 'Thanks' to an EVS worker this week
Say 'Thanks' to an EVS worker this week

This week is National Healthcare Environmental Services Week.

September 15, 2014
United Way campaign to kick off today
United Way campaign to kick off today

UNMC and the clinical enterprise team up with United Way to help our community.

September 15, 2014
Patient with Ebola makes steady progress
Patient with Ebola makes steady progress

Patient's wife speaks to media.

September 12, 2014
Sports journalist will headline event
Sports journalist will headline event

Nebraska Physiological Society will hold meeting at UNMC on Oct. 11; reservations due by Oct. 1.

September 12, 2014
Student spotlight: Meet Raheleh Miralami
Student spotlight: Meet Raheleh Miralami

Third-year graduate student lives up to her name.

September 12, 2014
Time out with T.O. - Remembering David Aresty
Time out with T.O. - Remembering David Aresty

New Jersey executive left his mark - at UNMC and on all who knew him.

September 12, 2014
UNMC for the record
UNMC for the record

News and notes from the UNMC community.

September 12, 2014
Dr. Gold meets leaders, students in Scottsbluff
Dr. Gold meets leaders, students in Scottsbluff

Nursing students hear chancellor's thoughts on pursuing careers in health care.

September 11, 2014
Lookin' at U - Charlene Tate
Lookin' at U - Charlene Tate

Returning UNMC employee has witnessed its "commitment to excellence" from the patient's point of view.

September 11, 2014
Playhouse offers ticket discount to opening weekend
Playhouse offers ticket discount to opening weekend

Preview tickets for tonight also are still available.

September 11, 2014
Session will explore data compliance mandates
Session will explore data compliance mandates

Ashok Mudgapalli, Ph.D., will discuss research data storage requirements at today's event.

September 11, 2014
Take the 'texting challenge' for Campus Safety Month
Take the 'texting challenge' for Campus Safety Month

"Distracted walking" obstacle course event to be held on Sept. 16.

September 11, 2014
U-wide teaching, research award nominations open
U-wide teaching, research award nominations open

UNMC is seeking names of outstanding educator, investigator candidates for University of Nebraska honors.

September 11, 2014
9/11 anniversary marked with 'minute of respect'
9/11 anniversary marked with 'minute of respect'

Moment of remembrance set for 9:11 a.m. Thursday.

September 10, 2014
Clinical leadership positions announced
Clinical leadership positions announced

Mark Mailliard, M.D., and Lisa Runco are named to lead digestive disease and kidney services.

September 10, 2014
Ebola patient continues to improve
Ebola patient continues to improve

Physicians report Rick Sacra, M.D., is making progress.

September 10, 2014
Safety, public health collaboration aids campus
Safety, public health collaboration aids campus

College teams with campus safety officials on a variety of exposure and risk assessments.

September 10, 2014
United Way campaign for 2014 begins Monday
United Way campaign for 2014 begins Monday

The campus has set an employee participation goal of 50 percent.

September 10, 2014
Volunteer Services' book sale begins today
Volunteer Services' book sale begins today

Sale runs through Friday at the Durham Outreach Center's west atrium.

September 10, 2014
Wellness Wednesday: Intramural signups under way
Wellness Wednesday: Intramural signups under way

Volleyball, basketball leagues now forming.

September 10, 2014
Dr. Bingcang brings love of music to tonight's presentation
Dr. Bingcang brings love of music to tonight's presentation

The human voice is an object of art as well as science for UNMC otolaryngologist.

September 09, 2014
Family offers update on Ebola patient's condition
Family offers update on Ebola patient's condition

Debbie Sacra says family has experienced "Nebraska niceness."

September 09, 2014
LiveGreen: TerraCycle and pop tab pickup next week
LiveGreen: TerraCycle and pop tab pickup next week

If you've been collecting pop tabs or writing instruments for recycling, a collection will be held Sept. 17.

September 09, 2014
Preparedness Fair 'prepared' for rain
Preparedness Fair 'prepared' for rain

Today's event will shift to Durham Outpatient Center atrium.

September 09, 2014
Under the Microscope: Campus Safety Month
Under the Microscope: Campus Safety Month

UNMC Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D., and Alicia Schiller of the Student Senate discuss this month's events.

September 09, 2014
UNMC enrollment sets record for 14th straight year
UNMC enrollment sets record for 14th straight year

Continued growth represents "increasing demand," says Dr. Davies.

September 09, 2014
From excellence to eminence -- chancellor shares vision
From excellence to eminence -- chancellor shares vision

Investiture of Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D., as UNMC's eighth chancellor is marked by celebrations, accolades.

September 08, 2014
Nebraska SciFest seeks experts
Nebraska SciFest seeks experts

UNMC experts can share their excitement about science with students.

September 08, 2014
New autism insurance rules focus of presentation
New autism insurance rules focus of presentation

Registration now open for Sept. 25 event on campus.

September 08, 2014
New group will explore simulation activities
New group will explore simulation activities

First meeting will be held Sept. 18.

September 08, 2014
UNMC nursing students hold weeklong diaper drive
UNMC nursing students hold weeklong diaper drive

Student group "Fostering the Future" works to empower children and young adults.

September 08, 2014
Campus invited to investiture events today
Campus invited to investiture events today

Reception will be held at 2:30 p.m. following this morning's investiture.

September 05, 2014
Organizational series aimed at seniors
Organizational series aimed at seniors

Three presentations will tackle issues of concern to the aging.

September 05, 2014
Patient with Ebola virus being brought to med center
Patient with Ebola virus being brought to med center

Biocontainment unit "is one of the safest places in the country" for treating disease.

September 05, 2014
Registration open for women's health conference
Registration open for women's health conference

UNMC experts will speak at the 17th annual Women's Health & Wellness Conference to be held Oct. 3.

September 05, 2014
UNMC for the record
UNMC for the record

News and notes from the UNMC community.

September 05, 2014
Annual diabetes conference set for Sept. 19

Registration closes Sept. 6 for the annual event.

September 04, 2014
Dr. Gold's investiture set for Friday
Dr. Gold's investiture set for Friday

The theme of the event will be "From Excellence to Eminence."

September 04, 2014
Lookin' at U - Elise Balaban
Lookin' at U - Elise Balaban

Orthopaedic surgery staffer excited about her changing role.

September 04, 2014
Next Science Cafe will strike the right cord
Next Science Cafe will strike the right cord

Scope will be used to show UNO student and Opera Omaha performer Ryan Daly's vocal cords while he vocalizes.

September 04, 2014
Parkinson's Walk set for Sunday
Parkinson's Walk set for Sunday

The Nebraska Medical Center is one of the sponsors for the annual event.

September 04, 2014
Seminars explore alternate career paths

First speaker will discuss biomedical patent law.

September 04, 2014
Thriving during change is lunch lecture topic

First Learn@Lunch of 2014 will feature author Scott Carbonara.

September 04, 2014
Campus safety month kicks off with fair
Campus safety month kicks off with fair

Month of events will include activities, presentations.

September 03, 2014
Munroe-Meyer experts take part in UNO presentation
Munroe-Meyer experts take part in UNO presentation

This evening's "Table Talk" at UNO will address "Ability, Disability and Identity."

September 03, 2014
The Alliance in Focus: Monica Houston
The Alliance in Focus: Monica Houston

Benson High junior's misdiagnosis sharpened her interest in the mysteries of medicine.

September 03, 2014
Wellness Wednesday: Exploring 'Creature Comforts'
Wellness Wednesday: Exploring 'Creature Comforts'

Joys, heartbreaks of companion animals the focus of September's Olson Center luncheon presentation.

September 03, 2014
General Supply warehouse opens in new location
General Supply warehouse opens in new location

New "ship to" address now effective.

September 02, 2014
LiveGreen: Green your tailgate
LiveGreen: Green your tailgate

Some Earth-friendly steps to take as you cheer on your team.

September 02, 2014
New cancer screenings available
New cancer screenings available

Genetics laboratory, cancer center collaboration yields new set of hereditary cancer tests.

September 02, 2014
Time out with T.O. - Duo tackles cartilage repair
Time out with T.O. - Duo tackles cartilage repair

UNMC biologist, UN-L engineer seek a mechanism for repairing and regenerating cartilage.

September 02, 2014
UNMC history: Librarian Hetzner was a national leader
UNMC history: Librarian Hetzner was a national leader

Longtime library director established first-class facility at UNMC.

September 02, 2014