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Nekuda named interim director of human resources
Nekuda named interim director of human resources

Eighteen-year UNMC veteran plans to draw on her experienced staff as she leads department.

August 22, 2014
Portion of Emile Street to close Monday
Portion of Emile Street to close Monday

Access to parking lots available via 41st Street.

August 22, 2014
UNMC for the record
UNMC for the record

News and notes from the UNMC community.

August 22, 2014
Unveiling held Tuesday for new sculpture on campus
Unveiling held Tuesday for new sculpture on campus

Campus community is invited to the event.

August 22, 2014
An ice bucket and a challenge - to walk against ALS
An ice bucket and a challenge - to walk against ALS

UNMC Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D., braves the Ice Bucket Challenge (see the video!) and invites the campus to walk against ALS this Saturday.

August 21, 2014
Ending the week with a workout
Ending the week with a workout

Final Fitness Friday of the year features yoga.

August 21, 2014
Lookin' at U - Tanya Custer
Lookin' at U - Tanya Custer

Assistant professor driven to keep running, learning.

August 21, 2014
Playhouse offers ticket discount to musical's preview
Playhouse offers ticket discount to musical's preview

Tony winner "The Drowsy Chaperone" is a love letter to musical theater.

August 21, 2014
UNMC international travel notice
UNMC international travel notice

Dele Davies, M.D., says UNMC is closely monitoring the Ebola virus outbreak and travel policies are in place.

August 21, 2014
Durham tour will highlight Omaha's bootleggers
Durham tour will highlight Omaha's bootleggers

UNMC community invited to reserve seats for Sept. 3 event.

August 20, 2014
Employee forum set on health insurance issues
Employee forum set on health insurance issues

Blue Cross representatives will discuss how contract negotions with Catholic Health Initiatives may affect coverage.

August 20, 2014
Patience will ease back-to-school parking problems
Patience will ease back-to-school parking problems

With students returning to class, lot congestion will increase.

August 20, 2014
Wellness Wednesday: Corporate Cup now registering
Wellness Wednesday: Corporate Cup now registering

Join the UNMC/clinical enterprise team and run or walk to fight lung cancer.

August 20, 2014
Ask UNMC: Pregnant without insurance
Ask UNMC: Pregnant without insurance

"I am pregnant but don't have health insurance. What resources are available?" (Featuring Amy Ford, D.N.P., UNMC College of Nursing)

August 19, 2014
Golf tournament a labor of love
Golf tournament a labor of love

UNMC resident, husband team to remember a loved one by raising funds to fight cancer.

August 19, 2014
LiveGreen: That apple has a lot of miles on it
LiveGreen: That apple has a lot of miles on it

"Food miles" track distance from the farm to your plate.

August 19, 2014
Tonight's Science Cafe offers inside look at artwork
Tonight's Science Cafe offers inside look at artwork

UNMC's James Temme will team with art expert Kenneth Be to recount recent collaboration.

August 19, 2014
Fall Learn@Lunch topics set
Fall Learn@Lunch topics set

Registration is now open for workplace workshops.

August 18, 2014
On the road with Dr. Khan
On the road with Dr. Khan

Western Nebraska trip allows Ali S. Khan, M.D., M.P.H., to begin a statewide conversation about public health.

August 18, 2014
Professionalism ceremonies slated over next month
Professionalism ceremonies slated over next month

UNMC Today wants to share white coat and professionalism ceremony photos with the campus.

August 18, 2014
Relationships, routine, relaxation help beat stress
Relationships, routine, relaxation help beat stress

Steven Wengel, M.D., offers strategies for dealing with daily pressures.

August 18, 2014
Conference examines role of PAs in rural health care
Conference examines role of PAs in rural health care

Registration deadline for the Sept. 11-12 conference is Aug. 27.

August 15, 2014
Pharmacy research gets international exposure
Pharmacy research gets international exposure

Three research posters were accepted for international military medical conference.

August 15, 2014
Retirement counseling to be available on campus
Retirement counseling to be available on campus

Individual sessions with retirement planners are available by appointment.

August 15, 2014
UNMC for the record
UNMC for the record

News and notes from the UNMC community.

August 15, 2014
Education retreat defines campus academic goals
Education retreat defines campus academic goals

Campus leaders, faculty, students meet to define academic goals.

August 14, 2014
Intersection of art, science focus of Science Cafe
Intersection of art, science focus of Science Cafe

The Aug. 19 Omaha event will explore how UNMC used X-ray technology to analyze a painting.

August 14, 2014
Lookin' at U - Jessica Tschirren
Lookin' at U - Jessica Tschirren

College of Public health educational service director loves travel -- but not camping.

August 14, 2014
Playhouse offers ticket discount to musical's preview
Playhouse offers ticket discount to musical's preview

Tony winner "The Drowsy Chaperone" is a love letter to musical theater.

August 14, 2014
Scavenger hunt a chance to welcome students
Scavenger hunt a chance to welcome students

The event, part of International Student Orientation Week, offers a fun introduction to campus.

August 14, 2014
Ask UNMC Video: School breakfasts
Ask UNMC Video: School breakfasts

What is the best breakfast to feed my child before school? (Featuring Farryl Bertmann, Ph.D., UNMC College of Public Health)

August 13, 2014
UNMC program led to birth of band
UNMC program led to birth of band

August's return to UNMC -- for New Student Barbecue -- may be only the first for members of Ambur Lane.

August 13, 2014
UNMC students honored with NU fellowships
UNMC students honored with NU fellowships

Duy Minh Ha and Phillip Purnell receive Presidential Graduate Fellowships.

August 13, 2014
Wellness Wednesday: ALS Walk team forming
Wellness Wednesday: ALS Walk team forming

ALS Association's biggest annual event is Aug. 23. Also, registration is still open for Sunday's Corporate Cycling Challenge.

August 13, 2014
Becker's honors med center cancer program
Becker's honors med center cancer program

The Nebraska Medical Center is listed among "100 Hospitals and Health Systems with Great Oncology Programs."

August 12, 2014
LiveGreen: Less is ... less
LiveGreen: Less is ... less

Simple conservation efforts do make a difference.

August 12, 2014
Retirement reception set for Pam Bataillon
Retirement reception set for Pam Bataillon

Farewell party for human resources leader set for Aug. 18.

August 12, 2014
The Wolfensberger Man
The Wolfensberger Man

McGoogan historian finds purpose in a behavioral health pioneer's extensive collection.

August 12, 2014
Neck manipulation may be associated with strokes
Neck manipulation may be associated with strokes

UNMC stroke specialist co-authors scientific statement in prestigious national journal.

August 11, 2014
New faculty spotlight: Rebecca Oberley-Deegan, Ph.D.
New faculty spotlight: Rebecca Oberley-Deegan, Ph.D.

Dr. Deegan's research aims to improve quality of life for cancer patients undergoing radiation therapy.

August 11, 2014
Speaker explores 'The Miracle' of medical professions
Speaker explores 'The Miracle' of medical professions

Writer, producer and director Paul McKellips will speak at UNMC on Sept. 30.

August 11, 2014
Stress can affect work performance
Stress can affect work performance

In the second of a series on stress, learn what chronic stress does to the mind and brain.

August 11, 2014
Omaha Science Cafe explores biomechanics
Omaha Science Cafe explores biomechanics

Next event will be held Tuesday, Aug. 12.

August 08, 2014
UNeMed meeting highlights successes
UNeMed meeting highlights successes

Licensed technologies are putting UNMC on the national radar.

August 08, 2014
UNMC for the record
UNMC for the record

A new continuing education opportunity and other news and notes from the campus community.

August 08, 2014
WalkRite event supports speech program
WalkRite event supports speech program

Scottish Rite Masons will hold annual event supporting the Munroe-Meyer Institute on Aug. 16.

August 08, 2014
Construction notes for August
Construction notes for August

Work at the Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center site will continue to impact traffic, pedestrians.

August 07, 2014
Durham designs a night of fun for UNMC
Durham designs a night of fun for UNMC

Participant's Night draws more than 400 to the museum.

August 07, 2014
Lookin' at U - Mary Tarry
Lookin' at U - Mary Tarry

Eppley Institute administrator crosses borders -- both international and campus -- to work at UNMC.

August 07, 2014
Under the Microscope: Mandi Constantine, Ph.D.
Under the Microscope: Mandi Constantine, Ph.D.

UNMC Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D., discusses a new telehealth grant with Dr. Constantine.

August 07, 2014
Center for Continuing Education earns recognition
Center for Continuing Education earns recognition

Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education issues "Accreditation with Commendation" for center's programming.

August 06, 2014
Employees offered discount at Bariatrics Center
Employees offered discount at Bariatrics Center

Employees save 18 percent on nutritional products when joining the weight-loss program.

August 06, 2014
Stress provides challenges in work, daily life
Stress provides challenges in work, daily life

Series of stress-coping classes planned for fall.

August 06, 2014
Wellness Wednesday: Connecting with co-workers
Wellness Wednesday: Connecting with co-workers

Yoga session, bowling league provide two great chances to have fun with UNMC friends.

August 06, 2014
Breastfeeding Week events set for today
Breastfeeding Week events set for today

Exhibits, chair massages and a presentation highlight the schedule of events.

August 05, 2014
Committee will foster emphasis on mentoring
Committee will foster emphasis on mentoring

The purpose is to assist faculty with career goals.

August 05, 2014
LiveGreen: Green U recipients recognized
LiveGreen: Green U recipients recognized

Awards recognize innovation and implementation, volunteering, education and promotion, and waste reduction.

August 05, 2014
Spotlight on new faculty: Ravi Dyavar, Ph.D.
Spotlight on new faculty: Ravi Dyavar, Ph.D.

Dr. Dyavar's research focus is novel therapies to treat and cure HIV/AIDS.

August 05, 2014
Biocontainment Unit eyed for possible use
Biocontainment Unit eyed for possible use

In the wake of Ebola fears, a U.S. official visits the unit to assess its capabilities.

August 04, 2014
Construction project closes sidewalks
Construction project closes sidewalks

New route for pedestrians between Sorrell Center and Student Life Center.

August 04, 2014
Examining science, medicine in Harry Potter series
Examining science, medicine in Harry Potter series

McGoogan Library of Medicine exhibit explores use of Renaissance medical and scientific traditions.

August 04, 2014
NU leader will focus on student success

Gabrielle Banick, Ph.D., is named university's assistant vice president for P-16 initiatives.

August 04, 2014
Under the Microscope: Meet Ali Khan, M.D., M.P.H.
Under the Microscope: Meet Ali Khan, M.D., M.P.H.

UNMC Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D., chats with Dr. Khan, new dean of the College of Public Health.

August 04, 2014
Camp volunteers find life-changing experiences
Camp volunteers find life-changing experiences

This year's Camp Munroe ends today. Its impact on some camp volunteers will last forever.

August 01, 2014
Cattlemen's Ball tops $1 million for fifth consecutive year
Cattlemen's Ball tops $1 million for fifth consecutive year

This year's event raises $1.3 million for cancer research

August 01, 2014
Laboratory Information System down Sunday
Laboratory Information System down Sunday

A scheduled Sunquest system upgrade is expected to take up to eight hours.

August 01, 2014
Med center moves to 24/7 trauma care today
Med center moves to 24/7 trauma care today

The Nebraska Medical Center's expanded trauma services will meet the medical needs of Omaha and surrounding communities.

August 01, 2014
Retirement reception Aug. 8 for Kathleen Dyer
Retirement reception Aug. 8 for Kathleen Dyer

Campus community invited to event.

August 01, 2014
UNMC for the record
UNMC for the record

News and notes from the UNMC community.

August 01, 2014