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Joslyn to host free members' preview event
Joslyn to host free members' preview event

RSVPs to 'Fact and Fiction in Contemporary Photography' due by Friday.

January 28, 2020
LiveGreen: A different type of flue season
LiveGreen: A different type of flue season

New technology saves heat, reduces energy use.

January 28, 2020
Skate-a-Thon raises record $34,000 for research
Skate-a-Thon raises record $34,000 for research

Proceeds from the event will go toward clinical and basic science Parkinson's research at UNMC and Parkinson's Nebraska.

January 28, 2020
Stress-management training groups being offered
Stress-management training groups being offered

Eight-week Stress Management and Resistance Training (SMART) course now open for registration.

January 28, 2020
UNMC dermatology residency program approved
UNMC dermatology residency program approved

Program is the first of its kind in Nebraska in 40 years.

January 28, 2020
UNMC Faculty Awards 2019-20 call for nominations
UNMC Faculty Awards 2019-20 call for nominations

Nomination period closes March 2.

January 28, 2020
Chancellor's forum moved to Wednesday
Chancellor's forum moved to Wednesday

Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D., will provide campus updates and field questions on any topic.

January 27, 2020
Chinese Cultural Fair to be held Friday
Chinese Cultural Fair to be held Friday

Celebration will mark the Chinese New Year, the Year of the Rat.

January 27, 2020
Event to explore cognitive function in football players
Event to explore cognitive function in football players

Clinical neuropsychologist Lindy Fields, Ph.D., will be the speaker at Feb. 11 Science Cafe.

January 27, 2020
NU committee to lead retirement plan 'checkup'
NU committee to lead retirement plan 'checkup'

No changes being made to current employee retirement benefits.

January 27, 2020
Tickets available to sensory-friendly performance of 'Lion King'
Tickets available to sensory-friendly performance of 'Lion King'

Discounted tickets are being offered before they go on sale to the general public.

January 27, 2020
Under the microscope: College of Pharmacy research
Under the microscope: College of Pharmacy research

Dr. Gold talks with Keith Olsen, Pharm.D., dean of the UNMC College of Pharmacy, about the four key research areas in the college.

January 27, 2020
Longtime faculty member honored by Wellesley College
Longtime faculty member honored by Wellesley College

Carol Angle, M.D., was a former chair of the UNMC Department of Pediatrics.

January 24, 2020
Support for SIM-NE funding focus of Jan. 27 testimony
Support for SIM-NE funding focus of Jan. 27 testimony

Mobile training units have had positive impact throughout the state.

January 24, 2020
UNMC for the record
UNMC for the record

News and notes from the UNMC community.

January 24, 2020
Being part of the change
Being part of the change

Martin Luther King Jr. Day speaker challenges med center audience.

January 23, 2020
Healing Arts to host workshop with Opera Omaha
Healing Arts to host workshop with Opera Omaha

Creativity workshop is free, but space is limited and reservations are required.

January 23, 2020
Interprofessional education conference seeks abstracts
Interprofessional education conference seeks abstracts

Deadline is March 1 for submissions for July Heartland Interprofessional Education Conference.

January 23, 2020
Skate-a-thon to begin Friday
Skate-a-thon to begin Friday

Registration closes tonight for 24-hour event that raises money for Parkinson's research.

January 23, 2020
UNMC: A decade of growth
UNMC: A decade of growth

Looking back over 10 years of accomplishments.

January 23, 2020
Clinical Trial Spotlight: Sleep disorders in adolescents
Clinical Trial Spotlight: Sleep disorders in adolescents

UNMC researchers are seeking subjects for the study.

January 22, 2020
Infectious disease experts discuss Wuhan coronavirus
Infectious disease experts discuss Wuhan coronavirus

Med center leaders say influenza is a bigger concern in the U.S.

January 22, 2020
Olson Center's 'Wellness through Doing' series continues
Olson Center's 'Wellness through Doing' series continues

February classes will focus on knitting.

January 22, 2020
Osborne to offer information on TeamMates program
Osborne to offer information on TeamMates program

Legendary Husker coach will speak about mentoring opportunities at Jan. 29 event.

January 22, 2020
Dr. Coulter is inaugural director of Pediatric Cancer Research Group
Dr. Coulter is inaugural director of Pediatric Cancer Research Group

Don Coulter, M.D., will be responsible for enhancing the group's research and academic achievements.

January 21, 2020
International magazine highlights campus sustainability success
International magazine highlights campus sustainability success

Campus sustainability efforts, future plans featured in Sustainable Business Magazine.

January 21, 2020
Retirement reception Friday for Carol Pullen, Ed.D.
Retirement reception Friday for Carol Pullen, Ed.D.

Campus is invited to afternoon event.

January 21, 2020
Susan Swindells, M.B.B.S., is 14th Scientist Laureate
Susan Swindells, M.B.B.S., is 14th Scientist Laureate

Research Awards ceremony will be at 4 p.m. on March 3 in the Durham Research Center Auditorium.

January 21, 2020
Annual Martin Luther King Jr. event to be held today
Annual Martin Luther King Jr. event to be held today

Dell Gines, senior community development advisor with Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, is featured speaker.

January 20, 2020
Dr. Strong named UNMC interim director of inclusion
Dr. Strong named UNMC interim director of inclusion

Sheritta Strong, M.D., will move into new role on Feb. 1.

January 20, 2020
More details about future campus expansion
More details about future campus expansion

State lawmakers to consider significant financial backing

January 20, 2020
Nebraska Science Festival seeks volunteers
Nebraska Science Festival seeks volunteers

Festival will take place from April 3-26.

January 20, 2020
Setting record straight on unproven sepsis therapy
Setting record straight on unproven sepsis therapy

Andre Kalil, M.D., has editorial published in major medical journal.

January 20, 2020
Assistant vice chancellor for inclusion search update
Assistant vice chancellor for inclusion search update

Drs. Gold, Kopp and Davies share a message with the UNMC and UNO communities.

January 17, 2020
Attack a 'wicked' health care problem
Attack a 'wicked' health care problem

Applications now open for RWJF Clinical Scholars leadership program.

January 17, 2020
Middle East health expert seeks global partnerships
Middle East health expert seeks global partnerships

Adnan Hammad, Ph.D., presented an award to Chancellor Gold.

January 17, 2020
UNMC for the record
UNMC for the record

News and notes from the UNMC community.

January 17, 2020
Audience over the moon for MMI's 'Tales from the Sea'
Audience over the moon for MMI's 'Tales from the Sea'

Latest Camp Munroe Theater Co. performance offers even more opportunities for participants.

January 16, 2020
IT offers academic development opportunities
IT offers academic development opportunities

Registration is now open; events will begin in February.

January 16, 2020
Lookin' at U: Mary DeSive
Lookin' at U: Mary DeSive

McGoogan Library staffer excited about upcoming improvements, innovations.

January 16, 2020
Music as Medicine series continues today
Music as Medicine series continues today

The Omaha Chamber Music Society's "Bassoons Across Nebraska" to perform.

January 16, 2020
NU president: Proposed scholarship program 'important investment'
NU president: Proposed scholarship program 'important investment'

President Ted Carter thanked Gov. Ricketts for making student financial aid a priority.

January 16, 2020
Re-Imagining U professional development courses set
Re-Imagining U professional development courses set

Registration for spring courses is now open.

January 16, 2020
Denim for Disabilities kicks off Jan. 20
Denim for Disabilities kicks off Jan. 20

Fundraiser supports recreational therapy programs at the Munroe-Meyer Institute.

January 15, 2020
Dodgeball tournament set for Feb. 28
Dodgeball tournament set for Feb. 28

Registration now open for team event.

January 15, 2020
New Olson Center series to focus on mental wellness
New Olson Center series to focus on mental wellness

First "Wellness Through Doing" event will be Jan. 29.

January 15, 2020
Playhouse offers discount to 'A Raisin in the Sun'
Playhouse offers discount to 'A Raisin in the Sun'

Discounts offered for this weekend's performances.

January 15, 2020
UNMC sets record with extramural research funding
UNMC sets record with extramural research funding

UNMC was awarded more than $138 million in research dollars in fiscal 2019.

January 15, 2020
UNMC, UNO faculty get global engagement grants
UNMC, UNO faculty get global engagement grants

Grants awarded to increase global perspectives in on-campus courses and programs.

January 15, 2020
All-American gymnast embarks on med school career
All-American gymnast embarks on med school career

Anthony Stephenson will receive the NCAA Top Ten Athlete award on Jan. 22.

January 14, 2020
Black History Month quiz answers
Black History Month quiz answers

January 14, 2020
Chancellor's forum set for Jan. 28
Chancellor's forum set for Jan. 28

Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D., will provide campus updates and field questions on any topic.

January 14, 2020
College of Nursing ranks among nation's best online programs
College of Nursing ranks among nation's best online programs

U.S. News & World Report released its rankings today.

January 14, 2020
Seven pilot grants awarded for ag safety
Seven pilot grants awarded for ag safety

Central States Center for Agricultural Safety and Health awards funds to researchers.

January 14, 2020
Skate-a-thon for Parkinson's set for Jan. 24-25
Skate-a-thon for Parkinson's set for Jan. 24-25

24-hour ice skating event,now in its 10th year at UNMC, has raised more than $210,000.

January 14, 2020
Sustainability Engagement Survey winners announced
Sustainability Engagement Survey winners announced

Survey an important tool in achieving sustainability goals.

January 14, 2020
Collaboration enables improved treatment protocol
Collaboration enables improved treatment protocol

Addiction psychiatry and home intravenous antibiotic teams partner to create evidence-based protocol.

January 13, 2020
Conflict of interest disclosure forms available Jan. 20
Conflict of interest disclosure forms available Jan. 20

Deadline for completion is March 31.

January 13, 2020
Forensic nurses take their skills overseas
Forensic nurses take their skills overseas

Sexual assault nurse examiners share expertise with colleagues in Japan.

January 13, 2020
Under the microscope: Graduate Medical Education Research Journal
Under the microscope: Graduate Medical Education Research Journal

Dr. Gold talks with Chandra Are, M.B.B.S., associate dean for graduate medical education, about the first publication of the Graduate Medical Education Research Journal.

January 13, 2020
Annual Martin Luther King Jr. event set for Jan. 20
Annual Martin Luther King Jr. event set for Jan. 20

Dell Gines, senior community development advisory with Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, is featured speaker.

January 10, 2020
McGoogan Library's Emily McElroy named dean
McGoogan Library's Emily McElroy named dean

Appointment was effective on Jan. 1.

January 10, 2020
Music as Medicine series continues Jan 16
Music as Medicine series continues Jan 16

The Omaha Chamber Music Society's "Bassoons Across America" will perform.

January 10, 2020
New mileage rate set for 2020
New mileage rate set for 2020

Standard mileage rate for use of a personal car rises for new year.

January 10, 2020
UNMC for the record
UNMC for the record

Banquet to honor UNMC's O'Connor, Seven Doctors Project to hold reading, and other notes from the UNMC community.

January 10, 2020
Dr. Poole to head new allergy/immunology division
Dr. Poole to head new allergy/immunology division

Creation of UNMC Division of Allergy and Immunology reflects growing demand.

January 09, 2020
Free workshop planned for SBIR/STTR funding
Free workshop planned for SBIR/STTR funding

Training designed to improve the chances of securing federal grants.

January 09, 2020
Incentive program helps people lose weight
Incentive program helps people lose weight

Evidence-based weight loss approach includes modest financial incentives.

January 09, 2020
Save the date for upcoming EPP opportunities
Save the date for upcoming EPP opportunities

UNMC and Nebraska Medicine Emerging Professionals Program kicks off new year with events.

January 09, 2020
Dr. Harrison named chair of family medicine
Dr. Harrison named chair of family medicine

Jeff Harrison, M.D., will succeed Michael Sitorius, M.D., effective Jan. 13.

January 08, 2020
Hobbies the focus of next Olson Center event
Hobbies the focus of next Olson Center event

Reservations being accepted for presentation on "Health, Happiness & Harmony: The Holistic Essentiality of Hobbies."

January 08, 2020
IT to hold weekly sessions on academic technologies
IT to hold weekly sessions on academic technologies

One-hour information sessions with IT experts begin Wednesday with discussion of Canvas.

January 08, 2020
Time out with T.O. - The next chapter
Time out with T.O. - The next chapter

Retirement tea set for Jan. 15 for Tom O'Connor.

January 08, 2020
Dr. Khan deploys to Tonga to fight measles outbreak
Dr. Khan deploys to Tonga to fight measles outbreak

College of Public Health dean in Tonga to combat the measles outbreak.

January 07, 2020
Glaucoma expert to be keynote for Camras Lecture
Glaucoma expert to be keynote for Camras Lecture

Steven Gedde, M.D., will speak on Jan. 16 and 17.

January 07, 2020
LiveGreen: A call to action
LiveGreen: A call to action

Global problems can seem overwhelming, but individual actions still matter.

January 07, 2020
New faculty spotlight: Nancy Benedetti, M.D.
New faculty spotlight: Nancy Benedetti, M.D.

Dr. Benedetti is an assistant professor in the UNMC Department of Radiology.

January 07, 2020
Registration open for pediatric writing workshop
Registration open for pediatric writing workshop

Workshop's theme will be "Essential Skills for the Clinical Research Principal Investigator."

January 07, 2020
Brown Bag explores how hobbies contribute to wellness
Brown Bag explores how hobbies contribute to wellness

Jerry Walker, Ph.D., will speak Jan. 21 at the Olson Center event.

January 06, 2020
Legislature's Tenopir tours UNMC one last time
Legislature's Tenopir tours UNMC one last time

State's legislative program analyst to retire this month.

January 06, 2020
Survey will measure UNMC's community engagement
Survey will measure UNMC's community engagement

Information about community involvement will help UNMC share its stories.

January 06, 2020
Camp Munroe Theater production expands its goals
Camp Munroe Theater production expands its goals

Newest production will be performed on Jan. 4.

January 03, 2020
New faculty spotlight: Brenda Bassingthwaite, Ph.D.
New faculty spotlight: Brenda Bassingthwaite, Ph.D.

Dr. Bassingthwaite is an associate professor in the Munroe-Meyer Institute Department of Psychology.

January 03, 2020
UNMC for the record
UNMC for the record

The Center for Reducing Health Disparities receives Community Impact Award.

January 03, 2020
College of Nursing mourns loss of Scottsbluff's Karen Schledewitz
College of Nursing mourns loss of Scottsbluff's Karen Schledewitz

Student services coordinator remembered for her endless compassion.

January 02, 2020
Lookin' at U: Pamela Smith
Lookin' at U: Pamela Smith

Human resources staffer has a passion for helping others.

January 02, 2020
New podcast features hot topics in nursing
New podcast features hot topics in nursing

Heidi Keeler, Ph.D., hosts "RN Huddle" podcast.

January 02, 2020
UNMC students' video wins national contest
UNMC students' video wins national contest

Sumit Kar and Tyler Kambis were winners of the contest's Graduate Division.

January 02, 2020