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IAE interest group seeks to support preceptors
IAE interest group seeks to support preceptors

Rural Health Care Education Interest Group working to reach out to rural providers.

March 24, 2017
Student spotlight: Kushal Karan, M.D.
Student spotlight: Kushal Karan, M.D.

Family of physicians sparks early interest in health care.

March 24, 2017
UNMC for the record
UNMC for the record

News and notes from the UNMC community.

March 24, 2017
UNMC scientists achieve research milestone with Parkinson's disease
UNMC scientists achieve research milestone with Parkinson's disease

Drug that transforms immune system may predict motor improvement.

March 24, 2017
Dr. Garvin named president of The Hip Society
Dr. Garvin named president of The Hip Society

Kevin Garvin, M.D., will serve in national leadership role in 2017-2018.

March 23, 2017
Med Center hosts Huntington's Disease symposium
Med Center hosts Huntington's Disease symposium

Vicki Wheelock, M.D., director of the HDSA Center of Excellence at the University of California Davis Medical Center, will be the keynote speaker.

March 23, 2017
Under the microscope: Precision medicine for cancer treatment
Under the microscope: Precision medicine for cancer treatment

Dr. Gold talks with Babu Guda, Ph.D., director of UNMC's Bioinformatics and Systems Biology Core, about precision medicine and the use of personal genome information to create targeted cancer therapies.

March 23, 2017
UNMC to featured 'Hidden Figures' film for Women's History Month
UNMC to featured 'Hidden Figures' film for Women's History Month

Oscar-nominated film for best picture will be shown on campus March 30.

March 23, 2017
Flex funds for 2016 still are available
Flex funds for 2016 still are available

Claims must be submitted to WageWorks by March 31 in order to receive reimbursement.

March 22, 2017
Great Plains IDeA-CTR Network seeking members
Great Plains IDeA-CTR Network seeking members

Network is a collaborative effort to reach out to medically underserved populations and transform health delivery and outcomes in the Great Plains region.

March 22, 2017
Speaker explores how art, sports and entertainment shape national identity
Speaker explores how art, sports and entertainment shape national identity

Shannon Perich of the Smithsonian National Museum of American History will speak on campus today.

March 22, 2017
UNMC highlights ongoing inclusivity efforts
UNMC highlights ongoing inclusivity efforts

University's focus includes initiatives and programs to embrace diversity, increase engagement and value inclusivity.

March 22, 2017
Canvas is new learning management system for UNMC
Canvas is new learning management system for UNMC

Blackboard system will be retired as of July 1, 2018.

March 21, 2017
C-Store hours cut for break, lunch vendors still serving
C-Store hours cut for break, lunch vendors still serving

C-Store will return to regular hours March 27.

March 21, 2017
LiveGreen: New ways to find information
LiveGreen: New ways to find information

Updated LiveGreen website makes finding information easier, quicker.

March 21, 2017
Retirement counseling available in March, April
Retirement counseling available in March, April

One-on-one consultations available by appointment.

March 21, 2017
Well-being colloquium offers stress-busting strategies
Well-being colloquium offers stress-busting strategies

Speaker Carol Bernstein, M.D., highlighted ways to avoid burnout at Feb. 28 event.

March 21, 2017
Joslyn lecture highlights American wildlife sports
Joslyn lecture highlights American wildlife sports

Toby Jurovics of the Joslyn Art Museum will present an illustrated overview of the exhibition "Wild Spaces, Open Seasons."

March 20, 2017
OLC Collaborate event seeks proposals
OLC Collaborate event seeks proposals

Deadline for proposal submission is April 1.

March 20, 2017
Photo ID office closed Wednesday and Thursday
Photo ID office closed Wednesday and Thursday

The office will reopen on Friday.

March 20, 2017
Rapport with patients spurred med student's match
Rapport with patients spurred med student's match

His clinical experiences solidified Jacob Wardyn's choice of specialty.

March 20, 2017
New faculty spotlight: Rachel Johnson, M.D.
New faculty spotlight: Rachel Johnson, M.D.

March 19, 2017
Office of Health Professions Education marks anniversary
Office of Health Professions Education marks anniversary

Drop-in reception will be held on March 22.

March 17, 2017
Student group helps create a community
Student group helps create a community

Fund-raising concert for Graduates & Professionals Representing Achievement Diversity and Service group set for Saturday.

March 17, 2017
UNMC for the record
UNMC for the record

News and notes from around the UNMC community.

March 17, 2017
Chamber music trio to perform today
Chamber music trio to perform today

Noon concert is part of "Music as Medicine" series.

March 16, 2017
Lookin' at U: Stacey Schuman
Lookin' at U: Stacey Schuman

College of Dentistry staffer happy to help patients, colleagues.

March 16, 2017
Match Day to reveal where 123 med students will train
Match Day to reveal where 123 med students will train

Students receive their matches at 11 a.m. Friday.

March 16, 2017
Pediatric Research Forum seeking abstracts
Pediatric Research Forum seeking abstracts

Forum will be held May 11-12, and abstracts are due April 12.

March 15, 2017
Presentations focus on retirement, estate planning
Presentations focus on retirement, estate planning

Registration now open for TIAA meetings to be held on campus April 11 and 12.

March 15, 2017
UNMC event thanked city leaders for support
UNMC event thanked city leaders for support

February reception marked UNMC's appreciation for the city's support of the Global Center for Advanced Interprofessional Learning.

March 15, 2017
LiveGreen: Earth Week lineup announced for April 24-28
LiveGreen: Earth Week lineup announced for April 24-28

Personal electronic recycling, paper shredding and Re-Purpose It Contest return.

March 14, 2017
Sculpture dedication today at HSEC
Sculpture dedication today at HSEC

"The River at Dawn" was created by artist Daniel Goldstein for the Health Science Education Complex in Kearney.

March 14, 2017
Speaker explores how art, sports and entertainment shape national identity
Speaker explores how art, sports and entertainment shape national identity

Shannon Perich of the Smithsonian National Museum of American History will speak on campus March 22.

March 14, 2017
Under the microscope: Inclusivity, diversity & equity event
Under the microscope: Inclusivity, diversity & equity event

Dr. Gold talks with Aileen Warren, assistant vice chancellor for human resources, about an event on March 16 featuring Natalie Burke, president and CEO of CommonHealth Action.

March 14, 2017
Changes coming for EVS services
Changes coming for EVS services

All employees will soon be asked to take their trash and recyclables to a main waste and recycling receptacle.

March 13, 2017
Dr. Fingeret to speak on thyroid nodules and cancer
Dr. Fingeret to speak on thyroid nodules and cancer

Abbey Fingeret, M.D., will lead the discussion at the March 21 Olson Center Brown Bag event.

March 13, 2017
Nephrologists return to Vietnam after visit
Nephrologists return to Vietnam after visit

Physicians from St. Paul Hospital in Hanoi spent two months at med center.

March 13, 2017
Posters highlight Enhanced Medical Education Tracks
Posters highlight Enhanced Medical Education Tracks

Presentation will be March 16 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Truhlsen Events Center.

March 13, 2017
Bioprinting topic of Tuesday's Omaha Science Cafe
Bioprinting topic of Tuesday's Omaha Science Cafe

Discussion will focus on enabling technology for tissue engineering and regenerative medicine.

March 10, 2017
Library seeks volunteers for website study
Library seeks volunteers for website study

Study will identify new ways for the library to develop and organize information on website.

March 10, 2017
UNMC faculty named Rural Future Institute Fellows
UNMC faculty named Rural Future Institute Fellows

College of Public Health's Athena Ramos and College of Allied Health Professions' Greg Karst, Ph.D., join new program.

March 10, 2017
UNMC for the record
UNMC for the record

News and notes from the UNMC community.

March 10, 2017
Annual faculty award nomination deadline Friday
Annual faculty award nomination deadline Friday

Faculty will be recognized at April 20 event.

March 09, 2017
Lookin' at U: Tia Stevenson
Lookin' at U: Tia Stevenson

Her mother inspired Stevenson to become a registered nurse.

March 09, 2017
Next Music as Medicine set for March 16
Next Music as Medicine set for March 16

Omaha Chamber Music Society trio will perform.

March 09, 2017
O'Malley Trust gift may be largest in allied health history
O'Malley Trust gift may be largest in allied health history

Trust has a longtime relationship with the College of Allied Health Professions.

March 09, 2017
Retirement reception set for Renee Cook
Retirement reception set for Renee Cook

Campus invited to March 14 event.

March 09, 2017
Under the microscope: Campus wellness
Under the microscope: Campus wellness

UNMC Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D., talks with Jonathon Sikorski, Ph.D., new campus director of wellness education.

March 09, 2017
Dr. Splittgerber named assistant dean, CQuence prof
Dr. Splittgerber named assistant dean, CQuence prof

The CQuence Distinguished Professorship for Innovation in Health Care is the College of Allied Health Professions' sixth endowed, named professorship.

March 08, 2017
Omaha's ProTransit Nanotherapy nets DoD grant
Omaha's ProTransit Nanotherapy nets DoD grant

A $1.7 million grant from the Department of Defense may push a new treatment for acute spinal injuries closer to FDA approval.

March 08, 2017
OneIT announced for NU system
OneIT announced for NU system

OneIT organization will better meet the university's needs, reduce costs and increase efficiency.

March 08, 2017
Wellness: Annual Lymphoma Walk set for April 22
Wellness: Annual Lymphoma Walk set for April 22

Registration now open for event, which is sponsored by UNMC and Nebraska Medicine.

March 08, 2017
LiveGreen: Zip around town
LiveGreen: Zip around town

Zipcars, relocated to 42nd and Farnam streets, available to UNMC community.

March 07, 2017
Presentation to offer strategies for coping with stress
Presentation to offer strategies for coping with stress

Maureen O'Donnell of Arbor Family Counseling to visit campus March 22.

March 07, 2017
Under the microscope: College rankings by NIH funding
Under the microscope: College rankings by NIH funding

Chancellor Gold talks with Jennifer Larsen, M.D., vice chancellor for research, about UNMC's outstanding rankings in terms of research funding from the National Institutes of Health.

March 07, 2017
Wellness: Community engagement opportunities near
Wellness: Community engagement opportunities near

UNMC and Nebraska Medicine participate in fundraising events to help further the missions of many nonprofit organizations.

March 07, 2017
Final Learn@Lunch presentation set for March 16
Final Learn@Lunch presentation set for March 16

Speaker will discuss the language of privilege and oppression.

March 06, 2017
Military re-ups with UNMC PA program
Military re-ups with UNMC PA program

College of Allied Health Professions earns fifth consecutive five-year renewal of Department of Defense contract.

March 06, 2017
The Alliance in Focus: Jessica Paprocki
The Alliance in Focus: Jessica Paprocki

Westside senior hopes for a career in dentistry.

March 06, 2017
College of Nursing to celebrate 100th anniversary
College of Nursing to celebrate 100th anniversary

More than 14,500 students have graduated since the "University of Nebraska School for Nurses" began in 1917.

March 03, 2017
UNMC for the record
UNMC for the record

New and notes from the UNMC community.

March 03, 2017
UNMC partners in Global Outbreak Alert workshop
UNMC partners in Global Outbreak Alert workshop

Ali S. Khan, M.D., M.P.H., dean of the UNMC College of Public Health, and Sharon Medcalf, Ph.D., director of the Center for Biosecurity, Biopreparedness and Emerging Infectious Diseases, were invited to attend the workshop.

March 03, 2017
Lookin' at U: Pat Araujo
Lookin' at U: Pat Araujo

IT security staffer has been at UNMC for 45 years and will be retiring next month.

March 02, 2017
Playhouse offers discount tickets to 'Rock of Ages'
Playhouse offers discount tickets to 'Rock of Ages'

Discounts are available for this Friday and March 9.

March 02, 2017
Under the microscope: Carol Bernstein, M.D.
Under the microscope: Carol Bernstein, M.D.

Dr. Bernstein discusses some of the topics covered during this week's well-being symposium.

March 02, 2017
UNMC joins Higher Education Recruitment Consortium
UNMC joins Higher Education Recruitment Consortium

Consortium will include more than 700 colleges, universities, hospitals and other agencies and will provide a wide range of HR services.

March 02, 2017
Dr. Bounds: 'We can grow Nebraska'
Dr. Bounds: 'We can grow Nebraska'

NU leaders, supporters meet with the legislature's Appropriations Committee.

March 01, 2017
First Omaha doctor served Nebraska territory and state
First Omaha doctor served Nebraska territory and state

To mark Nebraska's sesquicentennial, a look at George Miller, M.D.

March 01, 2017
Omaha Symphony offers med center community discounts
Omaha Symphony offers med center community discounts

Promotional code can be used for performances throughout 2016-17 season.

March 01, 2017
Sen. Fischer tours Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center
Sen. Fischer tours Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center

Nebraska senator calls UNMC pivotal to the state.

March 01, 2017